Community & Services

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 local farmers and ranchers.

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...

Mayor Jacobs with Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts’ Request Prompts New Traffic Signal in Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently highlighted the efforts of members of Girl Scouts Junior Troop 967, who had requested the installation of a...

Group of teenagers painting a house

Orange County Unites for 2014 Summer of Service

In support of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ Summer of Service initiative, local citizens worked together and volunteered in the program’s cleanup and community...

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...