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Veterans Advisory Council

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About the Council

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The Orange County Mayor's
Veterans Advisory Council

The Orange County Mayor’s Veterans Advisory Council is made up of military members, veterans service organizations and community partners. The function and duties of this Council are:

  • To advise the Mayor on issues of importance to military members, veterans and their families based on input from the veteran community;
  • To communicate with various groups relative to veteran’s issues;
  • To provide a source of liaison and communication with various groups relative to veteran’s issues; and,
  • To promote veterans’-related events and functions within the County.

Council meetings are held monthly. Please email Mayor@ocfl.net for more details.

Mission Statement

In the spirit of collaboration and inclusion, the Orange County Mayor’s Veterans Advisory Council’s overall mission aims to encourage building stronger relationships and resources among the various Military Service organizations within our community. The group’s primary goal is to inform the general public about the importance of our veterans and their service to our Country. In addition, the Veterans Advisory Council works to support our local veterans to enhance their life through healthcare, job programs/placements and business initiatives through community engagement and outreach.

Events

Date Event
Nov. 11, 2019 Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony – Honoring Our Veterans
May 25, 2020 War Memorial Virtual Commemoration Ceremony
Sept. 27, 2020 Gold Star Mothers & Families Day
Nov. 11, 2020 Veterans Day

2020 Veterans Day Ceremony Recap

 

Membership Application

If you are interested in participating in the Mayor's Veterans Advisory Council, please complete the Membership Application and submit it to mayor@ocfl.net.

Contact Us

Office of the Orange County Mayor
201 S. Rosalind Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801

Email: mayor@ocfl.net
Phone: (407) 836-7370

All e-mail sent to this address becomes part of Orange County public record. Comments received by our e-mail subsystem can be read by anyone who requests that privilege. In compliance with "Government in the Sunshine" laws, Orange County Government must make available, at request, any and all information not deemed a threat to the security of law enforcement agencies and personnel.