Community & Services

Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community leaders at the City of Winter Park’s 65th Annual “Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade.

Mayor Jacobs Joins Holiday Parades to Spread Yuletide Cheer Across Orange County

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and members of the Orange County Board of County Commissioners joined local residents at several holiday parades hosted by the cities of Winter Park, Ocoee and Winter Garden on Dec. 2, 2017. “These magical holiday parades would not be possible without the hard work of our wonderful volunteers and dedicated city partners. […]

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Orange County Welcomes Back the Annual Florida Blue Florida Classic

Orange County welcomed thousands of fans to Camping World Stadium for the annual Florida Blue Florida Classic on Saturday, Nov. 18 with a rivalry...

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Orange County Recycles Day 2017 Attracts Crowds to Learn About Recycling

Orange County Recycles Day, an annual family-friendly event that celebrates recycling and demonstrates the importance of green practices in our community, recently attracted nearly...

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Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ Leadership Recognized by the International Drive Chamber of Commerce

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was recognized by the International Drive Resort Area Chamber of Commerce with the Visionary Leadership Award at its 30th...

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Calling All Animal Lovers! Orange County Animal Services To Host Barktoberfest

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) invites all animal lovers to join them this Sunday, Nov. 19 for the shelter’s sixth annual Barktoberfest adoption event...

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Orange County Celebrates Geographic Information Systems Day

Orange County’s Community, Environmental and Development Services Division (CEDS) hosted a special GIS Day event to celebrate the use of geographic information systems (GIS)...

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Join Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ 2017 Holiday Heroes Toy Drive and Adopt a Fire Station Initiatives

Mayor Teresa Jacobs invites Orange County employees and the extended community to help make the holiday season brighter for children who may otherwise go...

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Orange County Experience Graduates Sixth Class

The Orange County Experience, a 12-week educational program about Orange County Government, graduated its sixth class on Nov. 13 at the Orange County Administration...

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Orange County Celebrates Success of Let’s Read Initiative During Week of the Family

Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ yearlong literacy initiative, Let’s Read Orange County, assisted in the distribution of more than 1,400 library cards to local children and...

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Foster Parents Open Heart and Homes to Homeless Animals: Orange County Animal Services Expands Foster Care Program

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) has expanded efforts to recruit additional animal-loving residents to join the shelter’s active foster care force by holding a...

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