Media Releases

Statement from Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings | May 20, 2022

“We honor the life and legacy of Allen Arthur. He made a significant impact on our community through his service as an Orange County Commissioner, philanthropist and businessman. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and neighbors.” – Jerry L. Demings, Orange County Mayor

Orange County Government and the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College Announce Partnership To Provide Nonprofit Training Support

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Government and the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College today announced a three-year, $4 million partnership to provide nonprofit training support through Crummer’s Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership, the region’s premier source for nonprofit education and management assistance. Funded by the American Rescue...

Statement from Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings | May 16, 2022

“We, Orange County residents, are heartbroken for the residents of Buffalo and Laguna Woods and share in their pain.  Having experienced a mass shooting as a community ourselves, we know that expressions of support from around the nation and world are meaningful to the survivors. We pray for healing of their communities and that...

Calling All Arts – Opening Bids Now Being Accepted | 2023 Sculpture on the Lawn

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs and the Public Art Review Board invite artists to submit work – existing or conceptual – for the 8th annual Sculpture on the Lawn exhibition. This outdoor display is featured at the entrance to the Orange County Administration Center in the heart of downtown...

Orange County Public Works Makes Safety Improvements at Dangerous Intersection

Staff Expedite Installation Time to Meet Community Need at Clarcona Ocoee Road and Gaymar Drive Orange County, Fla. – The Orange County Public Works Department has made significant safety improvements to the intersection of Clarcona-Ocoee Road and Gaymar Drive where a fatal crash claimed five lives in March 2021. In response, Orange County Public...

Community Action Network Celebrates 57 Years of Collaboration and Service in Orange County

Orange County, Fla. – The Community Action Network was established in 1964 to help American families and communities overcome obstacles to poverty. Over 1,000 agencies across the country are working every day to create opportunities and transform the lives of their neighbors making communities stronger and helping families across the U.S. thrive. This year, Orange...

Orange County Head Start Accepting Applications for the 2022-23 School Year

Free Program Seeking to Enroll 900 Students Before Classes Begin 08/10/2022 WHAT: Orange County Head Start is recruiting for its 2022-23 school year and seeking to fill classrooms before school begins on August 10, 2022. The Head Start program is a free early education program that offers daily well-balanced meals, individual instruction and services to...