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Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Day

 
The Governor and Cabinet, through a resolution introduced by Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, are recognizing Thursday, May 17, 2012 as Florida Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (FL ESGR) Day across the state.

 
On May 17 at 1pm local time, representatives from the Department of Financial Services and various law enforcement agencies throughout the state, including the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Florida Highway Patrol, State Law Enforcement Chiefs Association, Department of Transportation, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Department of Corrections, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, will sign a Statement of Support (SOS) to demonstrate their support of these vital military components in the state of Florida.

 
The Department of Defense’s Florida ESGR Chairman Honorable Judge Gregory Holder anticipates a large turnout across the state at seven sites designated for the event. “The annual pledge of support from our states law enforcement agencies demonstrates to all employers that our Guard and Reserve are essential to the strength of our nation and the well-being of our communities.”
 
State and local government officials, civic, business, and military leaders will also be in attendance. Florida Guard and Reserve members and families employed by the various participating agencies are also encouraged to participate in the events, being held at the following seven sites throughout the state:
 
Tallahassee
Florida Capitol – Cabinet Meeting Room
Tallahassee, FL
1pm EST
 
Pensacola
FDLE Pensacola Regional Operations Center
1301 North Palafox Street
Pensacola, FL
1pm CST
 
Miami
FDLE Miami Regional Operations Center
1030 NW 111th Avenue
Miami, FL
1pm EST
 
Orlando
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office – South Regional Office
120 W. Pineview Street
Altamonte Springs, FL
1pm EST
West Palm Beach
FDLE Palm Beach Field Office
2300 High Ridge Road
Boynton Beach, FL
1pm EST
 
Jacksonville
FDLE Jacksonville Regional Operations Center
921 N. Davis Street
Jacksonville, FL
1pm EST
 
Tampa
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Assembly Room
520 N. Falkenburg Road
Tampa, FL
1pm EST
 
For additional information, please contact James Dicks,
PIO ESGR, (646) 396-0231. James.Dicks@FloridaESGR.Com