Community & Services

Regional Affordable Housing Initiative

Central Florida Regional Affordable Housing Initiative Honored for 2018 Award of Excellence by the National Association for County Community and Economic Development

The National Association for County Community and Economic Development (NACCED) recently presented Orange County Government along with its partners – the City of Orlando, Seminole County Government and Osceola County Government – with the 2018 Award of Excellence for its Central Florida Regional Affordable Housing Initiative. The award was presented at the Association’s 43rd Annual […]

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Orlando Youth Empowerment Summit Fosters Understanding, Acceptance, and Inclusion

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined more than 200 Central Florida LGBTQ+ youth, community members and allies for the annual Orlando Youth Empowerment Summit...

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Ribbon cutting photo with the Mayor

Orange County Animal Services Opens Satellite Spay/Neuter Clinic in Partnership with Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando

Orange County Animal Services, in partnership with the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, celebrated the opening of its new offsite sterilization clinic. The Orange...

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Call to Residents and Organizations: Orange County Mayor’s Adopt A Fire Station

With the help of the Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Division, Orange County Fire Rescue will once again participate in Orange County Mayor’s Adopt a...

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Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Receives Commemorative Mini Blue Jacket Recruit Statuette

The Central Florida Navy League (CFNL) presented Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs with a commemorative mini Blue Jacket Recruit statuette in honor of her...

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Mayor’s Annual Soccer Tournament Celebrates Culture and Traditions of Hispanic Heritage Month

Orange County and the Hispanic Heritage Committee of Greater Orange County (HHCOGOC) hosted the fourth annual Orange County Mayor’s Cup soccer tournament on Oct....

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Orange County Experience Graduates Seventh Class

The Orange County Experience graduated its seventh class on Oct. 19, 2018 inside the Board of County Commissioners Chambers. The program, created in 2011...

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Orange County Welcomes New Era in Arts and Culture with the Groundbreaking of Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community leaders and the Orlando Ballet on Oct. 18, 2018 for the groundbreaking ceremony of Harriett’s Orlando Ballet...

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Purple Door Luncheon Highlights Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was recognized as the Central Florida Champion of Advocacy for her service and unwavering commitment to children and families...

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Orange County Government Expands Permitting Workspace to Enhance Customer Service

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and leadership from across Orange County Government joined the Division of Building Safety for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the renovation and...

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