Tag Archives: Orange County Government

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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Clearing Up Confusion About Types of COVID-19 Testing

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – // Sponsored Content | Source: Orange County Government // Since late April 2020, Orange County Health Services has been rotating locations throughout the County each week to offer free COVID-19 testing to all of its residents. In fact, a variety of testing options have become available nationwide, but given these options,…

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Orange County Honored for 25 Consecutive Years in Procurement Excellence

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla.– The Orange County Government Procurement Division was recently recognized by the National Procurement Institute with the 2020 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement.® Orange County is one of only five agencies to receive the award every year since its inception a quarter century ago. Additionally, the Procurement Division was one of only 40 counties in…

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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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A Quick Primer on the Team Solving Orange County’s Affordable Housing Crisis

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orange County faces a growing affordable housing crisis, and Mayor Jerry Demings has taken notice–and action. Shortly after his inauguration, he formed Housing For All, an affordable housing task force to face the challenge head-on.  The Housing For All task force doesn’t meet monthly like the County Commission–in fact, their next…

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Orange County and City of Orlando Welcome Foreign Diplomats with Experience Florida 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orange County and the City of Orlando are honored to welcome representatives from 31 different foreign missions, as part of Experience Florida. Experience Florida is a four-day program for participants to network and strengthen economic, commercial, scientific and cultural relations between the countries they represent and Florida. The foreign diplomats will be…

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