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Curbside Collection WILL Occur on Memorial Day, May 28

Orange County, Fla. – The Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Division reminds unincorporated Orange County customers that garbage, recycling, yard waste and large items will be collected on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. Since Monday is a normal collection day, customers should set out their roll carts, large items and yard waste as usual. As […]

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Orange County Hurricane Expo on June 9 Provides Free Hurricane Preparedness Information

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County encourages residents to take steps to be prepared for hurricane season. The 2018 Hurricane Expo will be held on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cypress Creek High School gymnasium located at 1101 Bear Crossing Drive, Orlando, Fla 32824. The free, half-day event will offer […]

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Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Veterans Advisory Council Honor Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day

Orange County, Fla. – Residents are invited to join Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Veterans Advisory Council in honoring the members who served in the armed forces in Orange County and ultimately sacrificed their lives while serving their country. The annual Orange County War Memorial and Wreath Presentation Commemoration Ceremony will take place […]

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Orange County Recognizes Drinking Water Week 2018 | National Week Salutes Essential Role Tap Water Plays

 Orange County, Fla. – Drinking water and its benefits will be “on tap” countywide next week. To support National Drinking Water Week 2018, May 6-12, the Orange County Board of County Commissioners will declare a proclamation at the May 8 meeting. In addition, Orange County Utilities will launch an awareness program about quality tap water […]

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Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs to Deliver Final State of the County Address

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will deliver the 2018 State of the County address at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, May 18, at 4 p.m. In the annual State of the County address, the Orange County Mayor — who functions under a CEO-style “strong-mayor” form of […]

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Orange County’s 6th Annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

WHAT: Orange County invites residents to the 6th annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration. The event is free and open to the community, featuring various cultural performances in music and dance, as well as a children’s art exhibit. Breakfast will be available. The event, now in its sixth year, is coordinated by the Orange […]

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Orange County Government to Host Hurricane Preparedness Emergency Activity as Part of “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day”

WHAT: In honor of the national “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” on April 26, 2018, Orange County Government is sponsoring “Take Our Children to Work Day.” In addition to the activities planned by each department, Orange County Government with Mayor Teresa Jacobs and District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson will host an interactive hurricane […]

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Orange County Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Office Hosts Taft Community Cleanup for Earth Day

WHAT: The Taft Community Center has partnered with TransPremier, a local construction company in the Taft area, and Orange County Government to invite residents to take part in a community cleanup on April 21 for Earth Day. From 8 to 11 a.m., Orange County crew will pick up large items (e.g., mattresses) placed curbside by residents […]

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Everything is Brighter in Orange County | West Orange Solar Co-op Launches

Orange County, Fla. — Orange County is building on the momentum of the state’s largest and most successful solar co-op by again partnering with Solar United Neighbors of Florida to bring a new solar co-op to residents of West Orange County. The new co-op is now open and runs through mid-June 2018. Solar co-ops provide […]

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