ORLANDO AWARDED $100,000 CITIES OF SERVICE GRANT TO FURTHER ORLANDO CARES INITIATIVE


ORLANDO AWARDED $100,000 CITIES OF SERVICE GRANT TO FURTHER ORLANDO CARES INITIATIVE  Grant funds, provided by Bloomberg Philanthropies, will support “impact volunteering” initiatives to support youth crime prevention and enhance education in Orlando   Cities of Service announced that it has awarded the City of Orlando a $100,000 grant to expand implementation of ORLANDO CARES,…

Orlando Mayor Dyer Delivered 2012 State of Downtown Address with a Focus on the City’s Sustainability Program Green Works Orlando


“Our urban core has taken a leadership role in one very specific area of innovation: Sustainability.” – Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer delivered his annual State of Downtown address to hundreds of Downtown residents, business owners and community leaders gathered on the floor of the LEED-Gold Certified Amway Center. At this year’s…

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer hosts the 6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff


  Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer hosts the 6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff  Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and District 2 City Commissioner Tony Ortiz will host the 6th Annual City of Orlando Hispanic Heritage Month kickoff on Thursday, September 13 to celebrate the influence of Hispanic culture in Orlando. This free event celebrates the commencement of Hispanic…

CFBACC @ Crowne Plaza- Our Independence Day Celebration.


The Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce was more than honored to receive all her guests, members and Directors to celebrate the 190 years of  Brazilian Independence. As Mayor Buddy Dyer representative Luis Martinez-Alicea proclaimed the 7th of September 2012 , Brazilian Independence Day, in a certified proclamation document signed by the Mayor honoring all…

ORLANDO MAGIC PRESEASON TICKETS ON SALE NOW


    ORLANDO MAGIC PRESEASON TICKETS ON SALE NOW    Preseason tickets for the 2012-13 Orlando Magic season are on sale now to the general public.  The Magic will make its preseason debut in the Amway Center when they host the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, October 11.  Tip-off is 7:00 p.m. 

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer hosts the 6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff


  The kickoff will feature food from local Hispanic vendors as well as a colorful showcase of Hispanic art and performances.  The City of Orlando recognizes the important role our Hispanic community plays in our society and continues to reach out to our growing and vibrant Hispanic residents through the creation of two municipal offices:…

New Hope Assistance Center first Anniversary


For everything there is a time, a year ago the New Hope Assistance Center started, I remember we had a Ladies’s tea to celebrate, but in another circles other people also started their journey, like the Brazilian Consul in Florida, Helio Vitor Ramos Filho, that was just arriving in Miami.

The Orlando Magic Named Champions of the Community


The Orlando Magic Named Champions of the Community By John Denton, OrlandoMagic.com   Each of the past two years, as the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation has given away $1 million annually to 19 local non-profit organizations, cheers, tears and boisterous ovations from the recipients have filled the air.