Community & Services

Group of about 30 individuals in the Orange County Board of Commissioners Chambers

Orange County Gathers with Technology and Social Media Workgroup

Orange County’s Technology and Social Media Workgroup recently met with Mayor Teresa Jacobs to share ideas on digital trends, best practices and community outreach plans for the 2018 State of the County Address. “This workgroup allows us to foster better communication and engagement with our citizens and guests via social media and technology,” Mayor Jacobs […]

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Orange County Corrections Helps Hope Burn Bright as Torch Carriers for Special Olympics

Orange County Corrections Department (OCCD) participated in the Florida Law Enforcement Torch Run on April 17, which has become an annual tradition for the...

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Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Celebrates Central Florida Scouts at Golden Eagle Dinner

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined community leaders at the 2018 Metro Orlando Golden Eagle Dinner at the Amway Center. The annual event...

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Orange County’s No Plastic Bags in the Cart Campaign Commences

In January 2016, recycling efforts in Orange County made strides when a new collection system was rolled out to more than 200,000 curbside collection...

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Jones High School Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble Recognized by Orange County after Performance at Carnegie Hall

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) hosted the Jones High School Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble for a...

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Orange County Government Celebrates Building Safety Month with Weekly Events in May

In May, Orange County Government will observe Building Safety Month, in conjunction with the International Code Council (ICC) by hosting a series of events...

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Seventh Annual Youth Leadership Conference Leaves Lasting Impression with Students

Hundreds of high school students from 26 Orange County Public Schools attended Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ Youth Leadership Conference held at Valencia College...

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Seventh Annual Jazz in the Park Brings Hundreds to Cypress Grove Park

Orange County’s historic Cypress Grove Park welcomed more than 1,000 guests from across Central Florida at Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ seventh annual Jazz in the...

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Orange County Animal Services Shine at Florida Animal Control Association Conference

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) was recently recognized for their continued service and dedication to the community at the Florida Animal Control Association’s (FACA)...

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