Orange County Government, Florida
Tiana Davis, Public Relations/Information Officer
(407) 836-5606, tiana.davis@ocfl.net
07 July 2014
Orange County Hosts 2014 Florida Neighborhoods Conference

Orange County, FL – The Orange County Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Division will host the 2014 Florida Neighborhoods Conference July 11 – 12, 2014, at Loews Royal Pacific Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort. Participants will benefit from over 25 workshops that illustrate county programs, answer homeowners associations concerns and questions, and provide assistance with projects and initiatives designed to enhance and revitalize neighborhoods.

The conference strives to educate and assist citizens on how to revitalize their neighborhoods and make them the best possible places to live. Citizens, community leaders, grassroots campaign organizers, and nonprofit organizations come together during the two-day event to share ideas about improvements that can be made in their counties.

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will be on hand for the conference’s main event, the Community Awards Luncheon, which recognizes individual citizens and community organizations for their accomplishments and talents. In addition, Mayor Jacobs and each of the six members of the Orange County Board of County Commissioners will recognize the citizens-of-the-year for their districts and pay tribute to the contributions towards the betterment of the community. Platinum conference sponsors this year include Bright House Networks, TECO Peoples Gas, and Truly Nolen.

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Conference Dates: Friday, July 11, 2014 and Saturday, July 12, 2014
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Awards Luncheon: Saturday, July 12
Time: 12 – 2 p.m.
Location: Loews Royal Pacific Hotel at Universal Orlando
Address: 6300 Hollywood Way, Orlando, FL 32819

For more information, please visit www.floridaneighborhoodsconference.org

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About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens 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, the nation’s second largest convention center, 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 www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County Facebook and Twitter pages.