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Sam Fowler, Member Services representative for Orlando City Soccer, is sitting outside with a dozen young children, some of whom are holding up books.

Head Start Guest Reading Event a Success

The Guest Reader program was brought to the Orange County Head Start classrooms more than 22 years ago by Literacy Coordinator with Orange...

A group photo of children and orange county staff in the Board of County Commissioner's chambers. Mayor Demings is standing in the middle of the crowd of smiling children.

Orange County Government Celebrates Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Orange County Government and the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) recently hosted the children of employees for an afternoon of learning and fun as...

Two men inside a building, standing by six car-size containers full of water and fish. Behind them is a newly painted mural depicting a lake and wildlife.

Orange County Mosquito Control Employee Paints Vibrant and Educational Mural

When Dave Pelley, program manager and biologist with Orange County Mosquito Control, was tasked with cleaning out an outdoor storage room at Mosquito...

A man is pulling some weeds from a grassy patch that abuts a body of water. He's standing in the water.
Permit Analyst Elsa Guilbe greets a guest during Building Safety Customer Appreciation Day

Orange County Government Focuses on Training during “Building Safety Month” in May

The month of May is recognized as Building Safety Month by the U.S. Government and other government agencies around the world. Building Safety Month...

Central Florida International Trade Office Program Manager Christopher Leggett stands with Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings as they both hold an award.

Central Florida International Trade Office Celebrates Five Years of Connecting Local Businesses to the World

The Central Florida International Trade Office (CFITO) celebrated five years of successfully connecting local businesses to the global marketplace on April 18, 2019 at...

Four corrections officers carrying a picnic table with benches. They are outside under a pavilion.

Orange County’s Corrections Department Creates Culture of Sharing, Caring and Giving Back

In the last month alone, the Orange County Corrections Department has donated 500 pairs of obsolete but brand new cargo-style uniform pants to 10...

A group of twenty social media and technology influencers standing for a photo inside a conference room.

Orange County’s Social Media and Technology Workgroup Expands Citizen Engagement Efforts

Orange County’s Social Media and Technology Workgroup recently met with Mayor Jerry L. Demings to share ideas on digital trends, best practices and community...

Inside of the brightly lit Board of County Commissioners Chambers the Housing for All Task Force members sit in front of the dais at tables arranged in an oval shape as they discuss the items on the agenda. Individuals from the public are seated in the audience section.

Housing for All Task Force Begins Tackling Affordable Housing Crisis

According to the 2016 American Community Survey, an estimated 31 percent of Central Florida households are considered cost burdened and carrying housing costs that...