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CFO Jimmy Patronis: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission


For Immediate Release: Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Contact: Katie Strickland, 850.413.2842,
Devin Galetta, 850.413.2842,

CFO Jimmy Patronis: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis released the following statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon:
CFO Jimmy Patronis said, “Fifty years ago today, America set its sights towards the stars and accomplished the truly astonishing goal of a successful mission to the moon. The Apollo 11 lunar mission, launched from Florida’s own Kennedy Space Center, was a gigantic triumph for all Americans and a revolutionary moment in human history. This mission sparked the imagination of millions of people for generations and proves to this day that a driven human spirit and hard work can accomplish amazing things.
“Thank you to the astronauts who risked their lives and the thousands of dedicated men and women who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to make this incredible mission possible.”
About CFO Jimmy Patronis 
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).