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Goodwill Industries of Central Florida Announces Jobs Initiative for Homeless in Orange County

In an effort to address homelessness in the region, Orange County and Goodwill Industries of Central Florida announced the launch of GoodSource Staffing Services – a temporary staffing and job placement program that will assist individuals who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of being homeless.

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Orange County Employees Cook Up Pasta with a Purpose to Help Kids in Need

Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined Orange County Public Works for the 5th Annual Pasta with a Purpose, an employee luncheon that benefits the children...

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Community Leaders Travel to Houston for Learning and Sharing Experience on Homelessness

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness recently embarked on a learning and sharing experience in Houston to engage...

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Minnesota Officials Tour Belvin Perry, Jr. Central Receiving Center

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently hosted Minnesota Senator Barb Goodwin and Hennepin County 4th Judicial District Judge Jay Quam for a learning and...

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Orange County Celebrates Groundbreaking of MLS Soccer Stadium

Orange County joined the community in celebrating the historic groundbreaking of Orlando City Soccer’s new stadium in downtown Orlando on Thursday. This marks a...

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Orange County Recognizes Winners of Jefferson Awards’ Lead360 Challenge

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Orange County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) recognized a group of young citizens who participated in the...

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Agricultural Community Unites at Orange County Farm Bureau’s Annual Dinner

The Orange County Farm Bureau’s Annual Dinner, held recently at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, saluted the region’s agricultural community and the invaluable contributions of...

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Orange County’s Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month Hits High Note with Cultural Performances and Family Events

Orange County hosted several family oriented events during Hispanic Heritage Month, held annually from Sept. 15 to Oct .15, to honor the accomplishments of...

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Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Supports IDignity in Soup-Off Benefit

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Supports IDignity in Soup-Off Benefit

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently participated in IDignity’s 5th Annual Souper Douper Fundraiser, an event that raises funds and awareness for the organization...

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Orange County Experience Program Engages Citizens in Local Government

local citizens eagerly signed up to join the Orange County Experience, a program that enables residents to become more engaged in local government and...

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