Press Releases

Orange County Convention Center Announces Search for New Executive Director

Orlando, Fla. (March 22, 2019) – Orange County Government and the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) recently announced the opening of the search for a new Executive Director to lead the nation’s second-largest convention center. This position is responsible for the overall planning, marketing, operations, and activities of the OCCC to ensure a positive economic […]

“Explore Our Parks” Launches at Magnolia, Trimble, and Barnett Parks

March 11, 2019 – Orange County Commissioner District 2 Christine Moore in conjunction with Orange County Parks & Recreation, will guide fourth-and-fifth-grade children and their families through a 30-minute experience of fun exploration at Magnolia, Trimble, and Barnett parks beginning Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 9 a.m. at Trimble Park, 5802 Trimble Park Rd., Mt. […]

Orange County Recycling Quality Improvement Program Selected for Grant

Partnership with National Organizations Will Help Recycling Education Orange County, Fla. (March 12, 2019) – Today the Orange County Board of County Commissioners approved a grant agreement with The Recycling Partnership to enhance Orange County’s recycling quality improvement program through education, outreach, access and training opportunities. The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit organization that provides […]

Street Naming to Recognize Fallen Firefighters

Two Orange County Fire Rescue firefighters will be remembered on the 30-year remembrance of their deaths with a section of Forsyth Road to be named in their memory as the Firefighter Mark Benge, Engineer Todd Aldridge Memorial Roadway. The stretch of road encompasses Orange County Fire Rescue Headquarters and their training facility. Orange County Mayor Jerry […]

Orange County Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Hosts Archers’ Service Day

WHAT: In an effort to connect students with their communities, Archers’ Service Day was created in partnership with Orange County District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin, Orange County Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Office and Robinswood Middle School. “I wanted to help bring the pride back to the Pine Hills community by helping families that didn’t […]