Community & Services

Mayor Demings talks to the children of Orange County employees about his role as a leader during Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

Orange County Government Hosts Virtual ‘Bring Your Child to Work Day’

Orange County had some of its youngest residents take part in a unique experience for the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, which was held on April 22, 2021. Participants were given an up-close look into the Orange County Regional History Center, Convention Center, Parks & Recreation, Public Works, Utilities, and the […]

Newly Opened Second Harvest’s Mercy Kitchen Helps Meet the Food Assistance Demand during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the heightened and sustained need for food assistance, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida outgrew its existing production kitchen and needed...

Earth Day 2021: Orange County Government’s Sustainable Operations and Resilience Action Plan

Earth Day 2021 marks an exciting new direction for Orange County Government. The County’s Sustainable Operations and Resilience Action Plan outlines 17 goals for...

Community on the Rise: Pine Hills Neighborhood Improvement District Shows a Skilled Workforce and Strong Housing Market

The Pine Hills Neighborhood Improvement District (PHNID) has implemented a long-range vision for redevelopment that focuses on bringing together local businesses, citizens and government...

New Senior Affordable Housing Community in Orange County’s Pine Hills Neighborhood Breaks Ground

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin recently joined local leaders and residents for the groundbreaking of a...

From Boom to Bust to Boom Again, the Community of Wedgefield Has Come Full Circle

The history of Wedgefield is filled with twists and turns. A small community located 23 miles east of downtown Orlando, its origins are directly...

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Orange County’s District 3

Orange County is home to six districts that each has a distinct personality when it comes to history, natural beauty, parks and recreation options,...

Orange County Corrections Wins High Accolades from the American Correctional Association

A team of three experienced auditors from the American Correctional Association (ACA) spent three days – March 30 through April 1 – inspecting every...

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Orange County’s District 4

Orange County is home to six districts, and each has a distinct personality when it comes to history, natural beauty, parks and recreation options,...

Mayor Demings recipient of the African American Chamber’s 2021 MLK Humanitarian of the Year Award

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida (AACCCF) selected Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings as the recipient of its 2021 MLK...