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Mayor Jacobs “Flips the Switch” at Heritage Square

Orange County, FL – Mayor Teresa Jacobs will “flip the switch” to illuminate Heritage Square Park at the Orange County Regional History Center’s annual Holiday at Heritage Square.

This free event, featuring activities and crafts for the entire family, kicks off at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, outside the History Center, 65 East Central Boulevard, in Orlando’s Heritage Square.

Mayor Jacobs will also launch her 2012 Holiday Heroes Toy Drive, now in its second year. The toy drive encourages the community to bring new, unwrapped toys to participating drop off centers. Toys should be appropriate for children up to 18-years-old. Gift cards will also be accepted. Last year’s toy drive generated more than 1,000 donations.

Donated toys will be delivered to children through Wraparound Orange, the Orange County Neighborhood Centers for Families, and the Community Food and Outreach Center, which all serve children and families in need.

For more information and gift ideas, visit our Holiday Heroes page.


About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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