Category Archives: Orlando

Mayor Jerry Demings Reconvenes Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force

Orange County, Fla. – With Orange County experiencing double-digit COVID-19 positivity rates and averaging nearly 1,000 new COVID-19 cases a day, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings is reconvening the ‘Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force’ in effort to work with business leaders on getting their employees vaccinated, and keeping patrons safe. “We all are going…

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UCF Football to Face Maryland in 2025 and 2028

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: UCF Athletics // UCF and Big Ten Conference member Maryland have scheduled a football series featuring games in the 2025 and 2028 seasons. The Knights will play the Terps on Aug. 30, 2025, at Maryland Stadium in College Park, Maryland. Then those two teams return to face each other…

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Universal Orlando Resort Begins Hiring for Halloween Horror Nights and Destination-Wide Opportunities

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Source: Universal Orlando Resort // Universal Orlando Resort is hiring a total of 2,000 Team Members to fill roles for the world’s premier Halloween event, Halloween Horror Nights, and other opportunities across the destination, with base hourly pay for Universal Orlando Team Members now starting at $15 and higher based…

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Orlando City SC CEO Alex Leitão Steps Down from Post

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) — Source: Orlando City SC // Alex Leitão has resigned from his position as Chief Executive Officer for Orlando City SC, it was announced today. Leitão, who joined the organization in 2015, will remain involved as a soccer operations advisor to the organization. “On behalf of the entire organization, I’d like…

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UCF, UF Agree to Three-Game Series

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: UCF Athletics // UCF and Florida have agreed to a three-game football series, beginning with a matchup in Gainesville in 2024.   Here are the dates and sites: –Oct. 5, 2024: UCF at Florida – Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville –Sept. 14, 2030: UCF vs. Florida – Bounce…

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Rep. Morales, Farm Share hosting free food distribution in East Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – On Friday, July 23 at 10 a.m., Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) will partner with Farm Share and other community partners, including La Alianza Orlando Church, Lady Storm Foundation, Dedicated Senior Medical Center and the Gonzalez Group for a free Food Distribution. The event is first come, first served until supplies are exhausted and is open to all…

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