Last updated on June 11, 2021
Saturday, June 12, 2021
12 p.m. - 49 Bells
First United Methodist Church, 142 East Jackson Street
Mayor Dyer will join District 4 Commissioner Patty Sheehan, community leaders and the One Orlando Alliance at the 49 Bells event, when places of worship across the globe show solidarity with the families of the Pulse victims by ringing their bells 49 times at noon.
The tolling of the bells is part of “Acts of Love and Kindness,” a One Orlando Alliance movement grown out of the spirit of giving and good deeds witnessed in the aftermath of the tragedy at Pulse nightclub. The movement inspires the Orlando community and beyond to engage in volunteerism, share stories and show support through acts of love and kindness.
7 p.m. - Pulse Remembrance Ceremony
Pulse Interim Memorial, 1912 South Orange Avenue
Mayor Dyer will join Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings, families of the victims, survivors, first responders, and community leaders at the Pulse Interim Memorial for the annual remembrance ceremony hosted by the onePULSE Foundation.
In an abundance of caution, only those directly impacted by the Pulse tragedy will be able to attend the ceremony at the Pulse Interim Memorial. Community members are encouraged to watch virtually at the onePULSE Foundation's Facebook or Youtube pages. Those looking to attend the event in person are encouraged to do so at the Frontyard Festival at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
9:45 a.m. - Portillo’s Grand Opening
7715 Palm Parkway
Mayor Dyer will join community leaders to celebrate the grand opening of the first location of Portillo’s in the Orlando region.
Since 1963, Portillo’s has been serving fresh, homemade food in nostalgic themed restaurants and is known for its Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, chopped salad, cheese fries, homemade chocolate cake, and chocolate cake shake.
1:30 p.m. - Mason Jar Provisions Anniversary Celebration
805 East Washington Street
Mayor Dyer will help cut the ribbon and celebrate the one-year anniversary of the opening of Mason Jar Provisions. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the restaurant was not able to celebrate during its grand opening in 2020.
Mason Jar Provisions is a southern-inspired kitchen, featuring locally sourced ingredients.