City of Jacksonville

July 1, 2011 - Alvin Brown's Inauguration Ceremony
                                    Welcome Mayor Alvin Brown
From the Board, Members, and Staff of the Police and Fire Pension Fund

Empty podium on at Mayor Brown's inauguaration.Inauguration stage for Mayor Alvin Brown at the Prime Osborne Convention Center.

Former Mayor's, numerous current and former elected officials and thousands of friends and well wishers were awaiting the Inaugural ceremonies. 


Audrey Moran and Tony Hill introduce Alvin Brown(L-R) Audrey Moran and Senator Tony Hill, Co-Chairs of Mayor Alvin Brown's transition team welcoming guests and introduced the next Mayor of the City of Jacksonville to the large crowd attending the historic ceremony.

Mayor Alvin Brown is sworn in.
(L-R) Senator Tony Hill, Audrey Moran, Mayor Alvin Brown, Brown's wife Santhea and son's Joshua and Jordan, look on as Alvin Brown is sworn in as Mayor of Jacksonville by Judge James Ruth.

Mayor makes inaugural address.
Mayor Alvin Brown addresses the crowd of supporters at his inauguration ceremony. "Thank you for joining me on this historic occasion" Brown said. "I want to thank God for His grace and His mercy. It is because of His grace, His mercy ... I can stand here today and say I am the Mayor of Jacksonville."

Mayor Brown makes inaugural address.
Mayor Alvin Brown paid tribute to Jacksonville's previous Mayors highlighting their accomplishments. 
"Jacksonville's future will be restricted only by the lmits we place on our dreams"

"We want to be a destination, not a pass-through,"
Brown said eliciting a standing ovation from the convention center crowd.

Mayor Brown at podium.
Mayor Brown credited his Mother and Grandmother for shaping his future. He also thanked his long time Pastor and the former President of Jacksonville University for their individual support.