Media Release

Veterans Services on Alachua County Talks

Thursday, March 7, 2013 4:00 PM
ACT Vet Services 3-4-13.Still004

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – A new edition of Alachua County Talks featuring an interview with Alachua County Veterans Services Director Major Stroupe premiers Friday March 8, 2013 on Community 12 TV at 7:30 p.m. Stroupe will discuss County Veterans Services’ upcoming Alachua County Transition Veteran Information and Referral Day event. The event will be held on March 28 at the Alachua County Freedom Community Center at Kanapaha Park (7340 SW 41st Place on the corner of Tower Road and 41st Place) from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event will provide veterans an opportunity to connect with community resources.

In speaking of the program Alachua County Talks host Mark Sexton said, “The Alachua County Commission is committed to honoring and assisting veterans. The Transition Veteran Information and Referral Day is a fine example of this. ”

For more information on the event visit the Alachua County Veterans Services website or call 352-264-6760.

The latest editions of Alachua County Talks air at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. every night except Thursday, and at 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. and 12 a.m. every day. Special or regular County Commission and Gainesville City Commission meetings may preempt any showing.

View Alachua County Talks: Veterans Services/Transitioning.

View the complete Channel 12 Schedule.

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For more information, contact the Alachua County Communications Office at 352-374-5204.

If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 or 352-374-5284 TDD.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).