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Orange County Mayor Demings Presents AKC Humane Fund Award For Canine Excellence

Orange County Mayor Demings Presents AKC Humane Fund Award For Canine Excellence

On Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, welcomed

Orange County Master Corrections Officer Geovanie Hernandez has been selected as the 2020 Corrections Officer of the Year

Orange County Master Corrections Officer Honored as the Florida Sheriffs Association 2020 Corrections Officer of the Year

The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) is pleased to announce that Orange County Master Corrections Officer Geovanie Hernandez has been selected as the 2020...

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A Neighborhood You Should Know: Oak Ridge Showcases Orange County’s Unique Mix of Ethnicity and Diversity

When most people see a neighborhood for the first time, they focus on its homes and setting. Some places, however, only reveal their true...

James Mercy honored at the 2019 Community Conference

Founder of County’s First Hispanic Women’s Business Association Goes Extra Mile to Mentor Others

When Orange County resident Mercy James won the District 5 Citizen of the Year award at the 2019 Community Conference, she was honored...

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Whoville Holiday Highlights Orange County’s Fundraising Success of $691,655 for Heart of Florida United Way

Since 1939, Heart of Florida United Way (HFUW) has been at the forefront of health and human care services in the Central Florida...

Toy Drive Collaboration Leads to Happy Holidays for Families

Toy Drive Collaboration Leads to Happy Holidays for Families

Orange County Government emphasizes collaboration in its projects throughout the community, including collecting more than 4,100 toys for families in need during this...

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A Great Start: Orange County Employee Credits Head Start with Family Success

Every child deserves the opportunity to succeed in life, and Orange County Head Start helps to provide those opportunities to local residents. One Orange...

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FusionFest Helps Lifelong Travel Dreams Take Flight

Lake County resident Jenna Simpson had always envisioned visiting England, where her Jamaican father was born, and New York, the birthplace of her mother....

Orange County Citizen Corps Council Makes Community Safer, Stronger and Better Prepared

Orange County Citizen Corps Council Makes Community Safer, Stronger and Better Prepared

In 2005, when Mayor Jerry L. Demings served as Orange County’s Public Safety Director, he started the Citizen Corps Council in Orange County....