Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to officiate wedding ceremony for gay couples on Jan. 6



Tomorrow morning, Mayor Buddy Dyer will officiate a wedding ceremony for more than 40 couples at City Hall Plaza (400 S. Orange Ave.) who plan to tie the knot on the first day that Florida allows gay couples to legally marry. The event, which is being sponsored by the Metropolitan  Business Association of Florida, will also feature a reading by District 4 City Commissioner Patty Sheehan, a blessing from the Rev. Kathy Schmitz from The First Unitarian Church of Orlando and performances by the Orlando Gay Chorus.

The ceremony begins at 9 a.m.

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