Community & Services

Mayor Jacobs with three individuals at Belvin Perry, Jr. Central Receiving Center

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 listening tour of the newly re-named Belvin Perry, Jr. Central Receiving Center (CRC), with the goal of providing Minnesota officials with an overview of the CRC’s best practices in caring for our citizens with emotional, behavioral, mental health and substance abuse challenges.

Mayor Jacobs and Mayor Dyer at stadium groundbreaking

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...

Mayor Jacobs with Lead360 participants

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...

Mayor Jacobs with Future Farmers of America students

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...

Mayor Jacobs and celebration attendees

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...

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...

OC Experience program

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...

Mayor Jacobs with personnel celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Orange County Marks Hispanic Heritage Month with Communitywide Celebrations

Orange County recently celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a reception on the north lawn of the County Administration Center that featured musical performances, delicious...

Mayor Jacobs with Red Tie employees

Community Unites for Red Tie Celebrity Golf Extravaganza

Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently attended the 4th Annual Red Tie Celebrity Golf Extravaganza, which was hosted by District 6 City of Orlando City Commissioner...

Three puppies

Orange County Animal Services Sees Payoff from Multiple Initiatives, Announces Record High Adoption Month

Orange County Animal Services had a record number of shelter pets adopted in July. Last month, 339 dogs, 297 cats and 10 smaller pets...