Animals and Pets

Orange County’s Community Wellness Fairs Highlight Healthy Living

Orange County District 3 Commissioner Pete Clarke and District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson recently hosted citizens at Orange County’s Community Wellness Fair, an initiative...

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Orange County Animal Services Helped by Caring Volunteers as Adoption Numbers Soar

Every year, nearly 20,000 dogs and cats enter Orange County Animal Services (OCAS). The majority of these animals are strays with no known background....

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Oldest Orange County Animal Services Volunteer Delivers Lots of Love

When Fleur de Lys Healy, 85, lost her cat Motor five years ago, she was devastated. To try to find him, Healy began visiting...

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Mayor Jacobs Joins Holiday Heroes Toy Drive Shopping Event at Taft Neighborhood Center

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined three local families at the Taft Neighborhood Center for Families (NCF) to help select gifts for their children...

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World’s Finest McDonald’s and Good Day Orlando Partner to Support 2015 Holiday Heroes Toy Drive

Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ fifth-annual Holiday Heroes Toy Drive featured a special one-day collection event at the World’s Finest McDonald’s on Sand Lake Road on...

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Orange County Citizens Honored at 2015 Community Conference

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners recognized several Community Champions at the 20th Annual Community Conference held on July...

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Orange County Marks Public Service Recognition Week

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) honored six Orange County employees on May 5, for their professionalism, character,...

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Orange County Hosts Community Media Representatives

The Orange County Communications Division recently hosted representatives from more than 20 local community publications and online media outlets for an educational session and...

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Orange County’s Top 2014 Newsroom Stories

The year 2014 was filled with historic community celebrations that marked Orange County’s extraordinary “Year of Transformation.”

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