Community & Services

Explore Orange County Parks With Little Ones in Tow

Orange County serves the community with an extensive park system, boasting more than 15,000 acres of outdoor fun. From pristine waterways and hiking trails to play areas and dog parks, there is something for everyone. “Join us in July for Park & Recreation month as we embark on an unforgettable journey through these wondrous havens,” […]

Orange County Grants Can Help Beautify Local Neighborhoods

Orange County Senior Code Compliance Officer Steve Marconi was driving around East Orlando when he noticed the entrance sign missing from a subdivision. Someone...

Doggone Fun in Store For Pups at Orange County Parks

Tail-wagging fun awaits canines at more than a dozen dog parks throughout Orange County. These dog-friendly spots provide an outdoor oasis for four-legged friends...

93-year-old Orange County Woman Fondly Recalls Lake Lucy Memories During Lake Appreciation Month

Peggy Lantz learned to swim in Lake Lucy at age four. Nearly nine decades later, she still heads out to the peaceful water every...

Fred Robinson Awarded Inaugural Orange County Veteran of the Year

The Orange County Mayor’s Veterans Advisory Council’s Veteran of the Year Committee recently selected Sgt. Fred Robinson, USMC, Retired, as the recipient of the...

Pickleball Palooza Picks Up at Orange County Parks & Recreation

As summer temperatures soar, the fun is heating up for pickleball enthusiasts in Orange County. When the county unveiled its first purpose-built outdoor complex...

Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County Adds First-time Homebuyer Workshops In Spanish

Escalating costs have rendered homeownership nearly unattainable for an increasing number of Central Floridians. Recognizing this challenge, Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola...

Orange County Helps Nonprofit Build its First Permanent Location

Over the past 16 years, Orlando-based IDignity, Inc. has helped more than 30,000 local U.S. citizens, including homeless individuals, obtain lost identification documents needed...

We Can Only Build Better Together: Mayor Demings Delivers 2024 State of the County Address

On Friday, June 7, residents and community leaders gathered at the Linda Chapin Theatre inside the Orange County Convention Center to hear Orange County...

Rainbow Flag Displayed In Orange County Representing Unity and Resilience

A 25-foot-long rainbow flag symbolizing inclusivity and hope sways freely at the Orange County Government Administration Offices, adding a meaningful boost of color to...