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05/26/2016 Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Testifies At U.S. Senate Subcommittee On The Heroin Epidemic
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs testified before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues on May 26 as a key witness on the heroin epidemic sweeping the nation and Central Florida.
05/25/2016 Ten-Year-Old Named Honorary Orange County Fire Rescue Firefighter At Employee Recognition Ceremony
Orange County Fire Rescue recognized 10-year-old Jared Santos as an Honorary Firefighter on April 15, during an Employee Recognition Ceremony at Full Sail Live. The Ceremony was held to congratulate Fire Rescue employees on their recent promotions and to award several individuals for outstanding performance.
05/24/2016 Veterans Advisory Council Celebrates Orange County’s Newest Centenarian
The Orange County Veterans Advisory Council and Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently gathered to celebrate the birthday of retired Air Force Col. Hugh Durwood Maxwell Jr., who turned 100 in May.
05/23/2016 Orange County Introduces New Mobile And Web Application To Help Citizens Pinpoint Developments Throughout County
Orange County recently debuted its new mobile and web application, OCFL Atlas, which pinpoints developments throughout the County. The free app encourages citizens to become more engaged in the growth of their community by tracking new construction projects in the area.
05/23/2016 Orange County Recognizes Winners Of Jefferson Awards’ Lead360 Challenge
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently recognized a group of young citizens in Central Florida who participated in the Jefferson Awards Lead360 Challenge. The program engages and celebrates America’s youth for their efforts in making a difference and inspires young people to coordinate and participate in public service projects in their community.
05/20/2016 Back To Nature Wildlife Refuge Celebrates “Animal-Versary”
Community leaders and local citizens came together to celebrate the three-year “animal-versary” of the Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge (BTN) at Eagles Roost Park during the organization’s annual open house.