Community & Services

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Orange County Utilities Wins Prestigious AMWA Platinum Award for Utility Excellence

Orange County Utilities was awarded the 2014 Platinum Award for Utility Excellence by the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA). The utility, which was one of four recipients across the nation, was recognized for its efforts and achievement at Orange County’s Board of County Commissioners meeting held in early January.

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A New Step in Helping Homeless Men in Central Florida

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined more than 200 members of the community to celebrate the grand opening of the Men’s Service Center...

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Addressing Homelessness in Orange County

"For the chronically homeless, and for our families and precious children who are struggling with homelessness, we are committed to creating a better future....

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The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

"The greatest gift we can bestow upon future generations is opportunity. The Dr. Phillips Center will do just that, with arts education and amazing...

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The Youth Mental Health Commission

"Building on the recommendations of the Youth Mental Health Commission, we’re going to make sure that parents know how and where to get help,...

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The MLS Soccer Stadium

"Bringing Major League Soccer to Orlando is a huge win for our entire community, and will positively impact our local economy and families, as...

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Orange County’s Top 2014 Newsroom Stories

The year 2014 was filled with historic community celebrations that marked Orange County’s extraordinary “Year of Transformation.”

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Orange County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Named Chair of National Training Publication Committee

Orange County, FL – Orange County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Brian Morrow has been named Chair for the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA)...

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Orange County Surpasses Goal for Mayor Jacobs’ Holiday Heroes Toy Drive

Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined Orange County Government employees for the 2014 Heart of Florida United Way Campaign’s Victory Celebration luncheon at the Orange...

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United Way is at the Heart of Orange County Government

Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined Orange County Government employees for the 2014 Heart of Florida United Way Campaign’s Victory Celebration luncheon at the Orange...

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