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03/24/2017 Orange County Fire Rescue Receives National Honor For Excellence In Fire-Based Emergency Medical Services
Orange County Fire Rescue will be honored with the Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award by the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and Masimo, a global medical technology company, for best practices and innovative solutions in the delivery of emergency medical services.
03/17/2017 Mayor Teresa Jacobs To Deliver The 2017 State Of Orange County
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will deliver her 2017 State of the County at I-Drive 360 on Friday, April 7, at 9 a.m.
03/13/2017 Four Organizations – Including Orange County Government – Come Together To Bring 58 Affordable Homes To South Apopka
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando will break ground on the organization’s third planned community, Arbor Bend, which will feature 34 homes upon completion in 2019. In addition, Habitat for Humanity of Seminole County and Greater Apopka will break ground on Juniper Bend, a 24-home community. Together, both organizations will bring 58 single-family homes to the South Apopka.
03/01/2017 Mayor Teresa Jacobs Hosts Sixth Annual Youth Leadership Conference
To connect students with local government, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will host her Sixth Annual Youth Leadership Conference – with nearly 250 student leaders from Orange County Public High Schools.
02/27/2017 Orange County Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Hosts Normandy Shores Fixing Up The Neighborhood (F.U.N) Program
The F.U.N. program is designed to give a fresh facelift to the neighborhood, while promoting a sense of pride and unity among the residents. This year, the Normandy Shores community has been selected to receive assistance. F.U.N. provides a way for homeowners to receive this assistance for their homes absolutely free of charge.
02/14/2017 Orange County Fire Rescue Launches Lifesaving Apps With Technology To Help Keep Hearts Healthy
This Valentine’s Day, during National Heart Month, Orange County Fire Rescue partnered with the University of Central Florida (UCF) to launch two lifesaving apps - PulsePoint Respond and PulsePoint AED. The apps support first-responding agencies like Orange County Fire Rescue by encouraging CPR-trained citizens to respond to sudden cardiac arrest incidents as emergency crews are en route. The partnership to launch the technology at the University was a natural selection.