Central Florida Brazilian American Community Leaders Visit Orange County


(L-R) Vice-President of the Central Florida Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce Amy Litter, Chairman of the Brazilian International Foundation Aloysio Vasconcellos, Mayor Teresa Jacobs , and CFBACC President Laiz Rodrigues

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County’s Office of Economic Development recently met with leaders of the Central Florida Brazilian American community to discuss business and tourism partner opportunities in the region.

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County’s Office of Economic Development recently met with leaders of the Central Florida Brazilian American community to discuss business and tourism partner opportunities in the region. Continue reading

University of Central Florida to Continue Research Partnership with Istation for 2015-2016 School Year


Participating schools receive free, unlimited access to Istation Reading’s comprehensive digital learning program

The Morgridge International Reading Center (MIRC) at the University of Central Florida will continue its research partnership with Istation Reading for the 2015-2016 school year. The partnership will support a statewide reading performance study among Florida students in grades pre-K through 5. Continue reading

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RUBIO’S OFFICE TO HOST MOBILE OFFICE HOURS


Washington, D.C. – The office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today released a list of upcoming Mobile Office Hours throughout Florida. Each week, Rubio’s staff offers a variety of constituent services, assisting people with a wide range of issues, including problems with Social Security, Medicare, Veterans Affairs, and more. Rubio’s office published a “Constituent Service Report” highlighting the types of cases it has helped resolve. Continue reading

The Search for the Best Geek Band Begins OrlandoiX Announces The Battle of the Geek Bands


For those geeks about to rock, we salute you. OrlandoiX, an international digital festival to be held in Orlando, Fla. on Oct. 2 – 6, 2015, announced today it is searching for the best… geek band… ever… in The Battle of the Geek Bands on Saturday, Oct. 3. A geek band, in this instance, means 50 percent of its members work at a technology company, in a tech-related role or are students enrolled in technology-related fields of study. Continue reading

INTERNATIONAL HOT GLASS OPENS TODAY AT ARTEGON MARKETPLACE ORLANDO Guests can partner with professional glass blowers to make their own work of art at this one-of-a-kind working studio


The nation’s first International Hot Glass (IHG) is now open at Artegon Marketplace Orlando, the new shopping attraction and artisan marketplace located on north International Drive. The 4,300-square-foot glass gallery showcases artists from around the world and is also a working studio where guests can partner with a professional glass blower to create their own unique piece of art. Guests can also see demonstrations by professional artists working with state-of-the-art glassblowing equipment. Continue reading

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Becomes First Theme Park to Have Official Currency Listed on an Exchange Board


Exclusive Partnership with Travelex Allows Travelers to Buy LEGOLAND® Dollars for Use at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

LEGOLAND(®) Florida Resort has entered into an exclusive partnership with Travelex, the world’s leading independent foreign exchange business, to list the resort’s official currency, LEGOLAND(®) Dollars, on Travelex’s currency exchange boards at 55 participating Travelex locations.
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