Community & Services

Mayor Jacobs with Advisroy Boards personnel

Advisory Boards Play Vital Role in Orange County Government

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and members of her administration recently welcomed Orange County‘s newest Advisory Board members at an informal meet-and-greet and shared information on how local boards operate within the County.

Mayor Jacobs at Florida Neighborhoods Conference

Orange County Citizens Honored at 2014 Florida Neighborhoods Conference

Several Orange County citizens were honored at the 2014 Florida Neighborhoods Conference for their invaluable contributions in their neighborhoods and communities.

Mayor Jacobs with "newest centenarian"

Orange County’s Newest Centenarian Honored with Proclamation

Orange County’s newest centenarian Opal Shields was honored with a proclamation and a special luncheon at the Taft Community Center on her 100th birthday....

Behind the Perimeter – A Glimpse inside Orange County Corrections Veterans’ Dorm

Behind the Perimeter – A Glimpse inside Orange County Corrections Veterans’ Dorm

While waiting to catch a flight, Malik Muhammad mapped out an idea he had on a napkin. Muhammad, who at the time held the...

Mayor Jacobs with personnel celebrating the Civil Rights Act 50th anniversary

Orange County Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Orange County Regional History Center recently hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Civil...

Mayor Jacobs and personnel with Kaka

Orange County Welcomes Brazilian Soccer Superstar Kaká to Orlando City Soccer Club

Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined the leadership team of the Orlando City Soccer Club at The Abbey to welcome global soccer icon Ricardo Kaká...

Mayor Jacobs at Prescription Drug Abuse Summit

Mayor Jacobs Convenes Orange County Prescription Drug Abuse Summit

Mayor Jacobs recently convened the first Orange County Prescription Drug Abuse Summit, which focused on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and was created following Florida Attorney...

Mayor Jacobs commemorates Juneteenth Anniversary

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Commemorates Juneteenth Anniversary

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined Florida State District 12 Senator Geraldine F. Thompson and Orange County District 6 Commissioner Tiffany Moore Russell...

Mayor Jacobs presents award to Apopka High School student

Apopka High School Student Recognized with Charles T. Smith Community Service Award

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently recognized Apopka High School senior Taylor Chou with the Charles T. Smith Community Service Award at the Apopka...

Man speaking at event

Troubled Teens Open Up about Fathers, Forgiveness and Second Chances

Every year, one of the nation’s largest correctional facilities marks Father’s Day in remembrance of a man who served as a positive role model...