City of Orlando, Orange County Government and Lighthouse Central Florida Receive Audrey Nelson Community Development Achievement Award


The National Community Development Association (NCDA) has recognized the collaborative effort between the City of Orlando, Orange County Government and Lighthouse Central Florida by honoring them with the 2015 Audrey Nelson Community Development Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the National Community Development Association event in Washington, D.C., on January 22, 2016.

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Hosts 9th Annual Blues B-Q Music, Barbecue and Fun


WHAT:  Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer invites Central Florida residents and visitors to the 9th annual Blues B-Q in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, February 28. Presented alongside community partner Star 94.5, this free event attracts visitors from across the region thanks to performances by award-winning musicians, as well as the opportunity to purchase some of Orlando’s…

And The City Turned Purple…


By Laiz Rodrigues Church Street was almost full, but they kept coming, more and more, nobody was more famous or happier, or richer, everyone was just the same, happy to witness one of the most important moments of Orlando history. 

Orlando Mayor Dyer Announces New Deputy Chief Appointments


 Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced the appointment of two new Deputy Chiefs.   Mayor Dyer has appointed Orlando Rolon, a 21 -year Orlando Police Department veteran, to succeed Deputy Chief Charles Robinson as he retires after more than 27 years of service at the City of Orlando.  Additionally, Mayor Dyer has appointed Eric Smith, a…

CFBACC has coffee with Mayor Buddy Dyer


Every year for the last three years CFBACC has an yearly meeting for coffee with Mayor Buddy Dyer. Always a friendly conversation, talking about the City, what is coming up, and all the progress rushing fast through Orlando. The City is booming and we are very Happy that the Brazilian Chamber is a part of…

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Volunteers to Provide the Less Fortunate with IDignity


Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Volunteers to Provide the Less Fortunate with IDignity Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will work side-by-side with members of his senior staff at the monthly IDignity event. Since its inception in 2008, Mayor Dyer has volunteered annually at the IDignity event which was created to help the disadvantaged in Central Florida overcome…

The new Issue ! AboutUS Magazine #5


CLICK HERE TO READ THE MAGAZINE Read the New Issue ! AboutUS Magazine #5 – It has Macy’s announcements, Snap! Orlando, Ecotourism and much more ! spotify:track:778uBqcwyXuf851wY5p3FL      

THE FUTURE IS HERE


We all have seen the ads on TV, the green campaigns for the environment and all the new projects for clean air, cars that are so futuristic that we will never need to get gas ever again! Well this time is for real and Walgreen’s is the pioneer hand to lead us in the future, when they…

Hispanic Heritage Month is officially open!


Today was the official opening for the Hispanic Heritage Month.Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, District 2 Commissioner Tony Ortiz and the City of Orlando will host the 5th annual City of Orlando Hispanic Heritage Month kickoff on Thursday, September 15, to celebrate the influence of Hispanic culture in Orlando.

Orlando remembers 9/11


When the whole country still remembers this tragic day, this year we also complete 10 years of  mourning and we take time to stop and look back, remembering those that died victims and also heroes.