Community & Services

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and community leaders at the Dr. Phillips Center’s first anniversary celebration

Orange County Celebrates Dr. Phillips Center’s First Anniversary

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community leaders at the spectacular Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Friday to celebrate and commemorate the anniversary of the Center’s historic grand opening which took place on Nov. 6, 2014.

Barbara Poppe, Linda Landman Gonzalez, Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Dick Batchelor and Andrae Bailey

Central Florida Commission on Homelessness Releases Current State of Family Homelessness in Central Florida Report

The Central Florida Commission on Homelessness (CFCH) and Mayor Teresa Jacobs announced the release of a recent report commissioned by Orange County titled, “The...

Mayor Jacobs with Orlando Philharmonic Music Director

Orlando Philharmonic Music Director Leads Dazzling Debut

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined the arts and cultural community for the debut of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s new Music Director Eric...

Mayor Jacobs and Central Florida Commission on Homelessness Representatives

Central Florida Commission on Homelessness Provides Roadmap for Lowering Homeless Rate

Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community leaders on Sept. 17 to unveil a new report by the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness (CFCH) that provides...

OC and City of Orlando at Lake Eola

Orange County Welcomes New Women’s National Soccer Team Orlando Pride

Soccer enthusiasts gathered at Lake Eola on Oct. 20 for a special announcement from Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) unveiling a new National Women’s...

OC Utilities employees

Commissioners Help Deliver New Roll Carts for Orange County’s New Automated Curbside Collection Program

On his way to the office on a recent morning, District 5 Orange County Commissioner Ted Edwards strapped on a safety vest and made...

Groundbrekaing for Harbor House of Central Florida

Harbor House of Central Florida Breaks Ground on New Emergency Shelter for Domestic Violence Survivors

On Oct. 14, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs proudly stood with partner community leaders as Harbor House of Central Florida officially broke ground on...

Mayor Jacobs with children celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated at Orange Fiesta in the Park

Blanchard Park recently hosted the third annual Orange Fiesta in the Park, a family-friendly event hosted by Orange County and the Hispanic Heritage Committee...

Mayor Jacobs and Chief Judge Belvin Perry, Jr.

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Recognized by Dave’s House for Advocacy on Mental Health and Homeless Issues

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was recently honored by Dave’s House, whose mission is to provide housing to citizens with serious mental illness. Mayor...

Future Farmers of America members with Mayor Jacobs

Orange County Farm Bureau Hosts Annual Membership Dinner

The Orange County Farm Bureau recently held its annual Membership Dinner at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, an event that recognizes the contributions of local...