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PHOTOS: Orange County Celebrates the Work and Culture of Hispanics in ‘Noche de Esperanza’

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Orange County Government closed Hispanic Heritage Month with “Noche de Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” a gala that honored youth leaders of the Hispanic community and celebrate the culture. The celebration also included the Hispanic Youth Leadership Awards (HYLA), a brainchild of Yetzenia Negrón, president of the Hispanic…

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Demings: Florida Power Couple Helps Memorialize PULSE Victims, Survivors

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – U.S. Rep. Val Demings (D-Florida) and her husband Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings showed support for PULSE survivors during the fifth anniversary ceremony Saturday, but that’s not their only display of support. Along with colleagues U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto, Rep. Demings drafted a bill that successfully designated PULSE nightclub as a national memorial, permanently…

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Visit Orlando Unfolds Bold Plan as Tourism Increases Ahead of Memorial Day

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Visit Orlando held its Travel & Tourism event at Orange County Convention Center Tuesday in honor of National Travel & Tourism Week. Elected officials on the local, county, and state levels attended today’s presentation, including State Rep. Daisy Morales (District 48), State Rep. Anna Eskamani, (District 47) (virtually), Orange County Mayor Jerry…

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Orange County Government Announces Vision 2050 Reimagining the County

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Orange County Government is announcing Vision 2050, which is a new comprehensive plan for smart, thriving and healthy growth in the region. Vision 2050 will guide how and where growth will occur during the next three decades. Vision 2050 will include a public engagement process focusing on environmental preservation, community character…

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Hunger, Hospitality and Trafficking Dominate Orange County Board Meeting

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The Orange County Board of County Commissioners saw hunger, hospitality and human trafficking as the main conversation during its August 20th meeting. The board signed a proclamation to recognize September as Hunger Action month. The board also gave an award to representatives from the Recycling Improvement Program. In the public…

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