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Statement from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Regarding Hurricane Maria

“As we continue to receive reports of damage in Puerto Rico, the sheer magnitude of Hurricane Maria’s impact on this beautiful island is becoming apparent. With communications still so very limited, we know that many Central Florida citizens and visitors are anxiously awaiting word from their loved ones. Orange County continues to pray for all […]

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Statement from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Regarding the Multiple-Fatality Shooting | June 5, 2017

“First, I wish to express my regrets, my sympathy and my sorrow for the family members and friends of those that we lost this morning. Unfortunately, we’ve seen this scenario play itself out in our community and in other communities across the nation, and it is incumbent upon all of us not to become complacent […]

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Learn to Develop Small-Scale Buildings Your Neighborhood Will Enjoy at Upcoming Workshop

June 29, 2017, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Orange County Regional History Center For More Information, contact Michelle Owens, 407-836-6266 or Michelle.Owens@ocfl.net “A single storefront can transform a street. A lovable building can lift a whole neighborhood. We have seen this and know that no hero is coming to build our places to their potential. […]

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Deputy Scott Pine Community Park Groundbreaking

WHAT: Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, District 1 Commissioner Betsy VanderLey and former District 1 Commissioner Scott Boyd will be joined by Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and Orange County Public School (OCPS) officials for a groundbreaking ceremony for Deputy Scott Pine Community Park, which will be located on a 19.5-acre property. The West Orange […]

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Orange County’s 5th Annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

CONTACT:  Doreen Overstreet Doreen.Overstreet@ocfl.net (407) 468-5851 WHAT: Orange County invites citizens to the 5th annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration. The event is free and open to the public and features various cultural performances in music and dance, as well as a children’s art exhibit. Breakfast will be available. The event, now in its […]

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East Orange District Park Recreation Center Groundbreaking

April 27, 2017 Doreen Overstreet, Public Information Officer 407-468-5851 (mobile) or email: Doreen.Overstreet@ocfl.net WHAT: Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and District 5 Commissioner Emily Bonilla will host the groundbreaking ceremony for the East Orange District Park Recreation Center, which will be located on a 243-acre property. The State of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity appropriated […]

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Orange County Government to Host Mock Board of County Commissioners Meeting as Part of “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day”

Doreen Overstreet, Public Information Officer 407-836-5301 (work) or 407-468-5851 (mobile) or email: Doreen.Overstreet@ocfl.net WHAT: In honor of the national “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” on April 27, Orange County Government is sponsoring “Take Our Children to Work Day.” In addition to the activities planned by each division, Orange County Government is hosting a […]

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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Hosts Sixth Annual Youth Leadership Conference

WHAT: To connect students with local government, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will host her Sixth Annual Youth Leadership Conference – with nearly 250 student leaders from Orange County Public High Schools. The 2017 Youth Leadership Conference allows students to learn about county government, how best to participate in community initiatives and how to strengthen […]

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Orange County Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Hosts Normandy Shores Fixing Up the Neighborhood (F.U.N) Program

Event Highlights of Fixing Up the Neighborhood Program WHAT: The F.U.N. program is designed to give a fresh facelift to the neighborhood, while promoting a sense of pride and unity among the residents. This year, the Normandy Shores community has been selected to receive assistance. F.U.N. provides a way for homeowners to receive this assistance […]

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