Press Releases

Orange County Domestic Violence Commission Reports Achievements

Orange County, FL – On Valentine’s Day, Friday, February 14, to symbolize that love should not hurt, the Orange County Domestic Violence Commission (DVC) will provide a report on its progress and achievements since being reconvened in February 2013. The news conference will be held at 11 a.m. in the Board of County Commissioners...

Second Orange County Experience Class Graduates Friday

Orange County, FL - Citizen engagement is critically important to Orange County and Mayor Teresa Jacobs. Not only is it vital that our citizens be involved in order to remain engaged, but every chance for citizen involvement also results in feedback and input. In order to foster this involvement, Orange County created the Orange...

Mayor Jacobs Distributes Toys Collected During Holiday Heroes Campaign

Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently helped families from the Wraparound Orange program “shop” for toys when she visited the campus of Orange County’s Great Oaks Village. Wraparound Orange is a collaboration of community agencies that help families and their children who struggle with behavioral, emotional, and or mental health problems.

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Announces Annual Toy Drive

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs has launched her 2013 Holiday Heroes Toy Drive. This is the third year Mayor Jacobs and her team has facilitated the toy drive. The toy drive, which serves children from infants to 18-years-old, encourages the community to bring new, unwrapped toys to participating drop-off centers. Last year,...

Orange County Approves Community Venues and Tourism Promotion Package

The Orange County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approved an ordinance today for a $94.5 million venues package that supports performing arts, sports, recreation, tourism and commerce. The 5-to-2 vote came after four hours of public comment and discussion with more than 100 speakers.