Forty-nine people were killed and fifty-three were wounded six years ago, on June 12, 2016 when a shooter committed a horrific act of terrorism against the LGBTQ and Hispanic communities at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Eleven of the Forty-nine killed in the June 12 shooting had ties to Osceola County.
On Sunday June 12, families, survivors, brave first responders and members of the community will gather to honor the 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting at the Six-Year Pulse Remembrance Ceremony which will take place from 7 pm to 8 pm at the Pulse Interim Memorial. The general public is also invited to watch a live streaming of the ceremony on the onePULSE Foundation Facebook page.
The Orange County Regional History Center will host the Pulse memorial crosses on Sunday, June 12, in honor of the 49 and all others impacted from noon to 5 pm on Sunday. Admission to the museum will be free during this time. For more information, visit thehistorycenter.org.