Press Releases

Environmental Protection Division to Host a Free “Don’t Pitch It, Fix It!” Community Repair Workshop

WHAT: In recognition of National Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, Orange County Environmental Protection Division (EPD) will host a free community repair workshop at the Blanchard Park YMCA Family Center on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Pollution Prevention Week is September 16 – 22.

Volunteer fixers will offer free minor repairs of household items such as electronics, bicycles, jewelry, eyeglasses, watches, clothing and more.

FAMU Law Partners with Orange TV to Produce Legal Connections

FAM-U College of Law logoOrange County, Fla – A creative partnership between Florida A&M University (FAMU) and Orange TV has produced a series of specialized legal programming called Legal Connections.

Legal Connections is a series of five-minute taped video segments featuring legal content. The segments include interviews with FAMU Law faculty, lawyers, legal experts, professionals, alumni, and more. The programming is designed to inform viewers of legal matters, to provide self-help tips and resources, and to raise awareness of FAMU Law. FAMU President Larry Robinson, Ph.D. also has a special segment called President’s Corner which features University highlights.

2019 Florida Simulation Summit and TechMatch Showcase Regional Innovation

The two events foster a spirit of collaboration within the Modeling, Simulation and Training industry.

Orange County, Fla. – The Florida Simulation Summit, hosted by Orange County Government in partnership with the National Center for Simulation and the Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) will be held Thursday, September 26, at the Orange County Convention Center. XReality, the theme of the 2019 summit, encompasses a combination of augmented, virtual and mixed reality technologies to create environments for training, testing and entertainment. Immediately following the summit, the annual TechMatch event will provide a platform for companies to efficiently evaluate opportunities for contracts with local small businesses within the region.