The Grand Opening of Young Pine Community Park


Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson joined local residents for the grand opening of Young Pine Community Park on Jan. 28. The new park in District 4 features an inclusive playground designed for children with disabilities.

Orange County Honors Memorial Poppy Day


   On Memorial Poppy Day, the women of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 286 Pine Castle met with Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and presented her with the First Poppy of the Year to honor and remember the courageous men and women of the Armed Forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Mayor Jacobs also…

Orange County Mayor Hosts 4th Annual Jazz in the Park on March 7th


  Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will host a free evening of Jazz in the Park on Saturday, March 7 (rain date: March 21), from 4 – 7 p.m. at Cypress Grove Park, 290 Holden Ave., Orlando. With promotional support from Jazzy103.com, the event will feature Jazzyway Express, Eastside Combo, and the Dave Capp Project.

Strong Growth Forecasted at 2015 Orange County Economic Summit


Economists and distinguished panelists who recently spoke at Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ 2015 Orange County Economic Summit are optimistic that the region’s economic ascent will continue in 2015. The Summit, now in its third year, was held at the Orange County Convention Center and attended by more than 550 citizens. Buoyed by rising property values, exceptional…

Oath of Office Ceremony Draws Hundreds to Orange County Convention Center


The Oath of Office ceremony was recently held for the second terms of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson; additionally District 2 Commissioner Bryan Nelson and District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin were sworn in for their first terms at the Orange County Convention Center. The ceremony, held at the…

The Month at Orange County Government


Mayor Teresa Jacobs Launches Fourth Holiday Heroes Toy Drive   In keeping with the tradition of Orange County’s “neighbors helping neighbors” philosophy, Mayor Teresa Jacobs invites the community to bring a smile to the faces of children in Orange County who may not have a single present to open this holiday season. Mayor Jacobs announced…

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Supports IDignity in Soup-Off Benefit


    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently participated in IDignity’s 5th Annual Souper Douper Fundraiser, an event that raises funds and awareness for the organization whose mission is to restore dignity and hope to the disadvantaged in Central Florida. Held at the Historic Ballroom at Church Street, this annual event features a “Soup Off”…

Orange County Announces Third Annual Adopt a Fire Station for the Holidays


Orange County Announces Third Annual Adopt a Fire Station for the Holidays   Orange County, FL – Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Orange County Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Division will kick-off this year’s Adopt a Fire Station for the Holidays on Monday, October 13, 2014.  This year 42 fire stations may be adopted by neighborhood…

Orange County Hosts Distinguished Colombian Faculty


  Orange County Hosts Distinguished Colombian Faculty Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Orange County Office of Economic Development welcome faculty members from the Universidad Autonoma de Occidente in Colombia and representatives from the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program.

Orange County Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964


Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Orange County Regional History Center recently hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The observance served as a public remembrance of the milestone legislation that greatly expanded civil rights protections, outlawed racial segregation in public places and encouraged desegregation in…

Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge Grand Opening Brings Community Together


Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined the community for the Back to Nature Refuge Grand Opening celebration.     The recent grand opening of the Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge and Education Center raised $15,000 to care for and rehabilitate injured and orphaned wildlife, a service Back to Nature has been providing for 25 years.

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Gives 2014 State of the County Address


  Mayor Teresa Jacobs Gives 2014 State of the County Address Mayor Teresa Jacobs delivered her 2014 State of the County Address at the historic Ballroom at Church  Street on June 6, 2014. During her 30-minute speech, themed The Year of Transformation, Mayor Jacobs took citizens on a journey highlighting the outstanding achievements of the…

The AMP Group shows their Support to Mayor Teresa Jacobs


By Ademar Rodrigues/ Photos By Anderson Barreto AMP Group Marketing Director The AMP Group, showed their support to Mayor Teresa Jacobs’s re-election, and mobilized the community to a fundraiser at one of their developments the Orlando Crossings Mall and attracted several members of the Brazilian Community, authorities and public figures.