Mayor Teresa Jacobs Recognized for Work to Improve Mental Health


Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, recently honored, by the Federation of Families of Central Florida with the inaugural “Champion of Children’s Mental Health” award. Presented during the organization’s second Annual Black Tie Gala, the Federation of Families of Central Florida honored five community champions who advocate and support children’s mental health across our community.

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”…

THE WEEK IN ORANGE COUNTY GOVERNMENT FLORIDA


Orange County Welcomes Hundreds to annual Florida Blogger and Social Media Conference Orange County recently welcomed hundreds of bloggers to Full Sail University for the annual Florida Blogger and Social Media Conference, one of the largest conferences of its kind in the southeast. Now in its fourth year, the Florida Blogger and Social Media Conference,…

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…


  Local and State Officials Join to Discuss the Legislative Road to West Orange Prosperity Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs discusses economic initiatives during “The Legislative Road to West Orange Prosperity,” luncheon coordinated by the West Orange Chamber of Commerce.

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.

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.

Orange County Mayor Hosts Jazz in the Park for Service Organizations


Orange County Mayor Hosts Jazz in the Park for Service Organizations                             Mayor Jacobs visits with members of City Year Orlando at Jazz in the Park at Cypress Grove Park.   Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently hosted the third annual Jazz in the Park event at Cypress Grove Park to…

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Engages Students with Family & Friends United


Mayor Teresa Jacobs Engages Students with Family & Friends United Mayor Jacobs and students with Family & Friends United toured Orange County’s Board of County Commissioners chambers. Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs hosted students of Family & Friends United, Inc. and its founder, Sharon Warner, at Orange County’s administration center this…

1st Annual Mahatma Gandhi Diversity Breakfast


  The First  Annual Mahatma Gandhi Diversity Breakfast was a huge success! Celebrating Gandhi’s birthday and remembering his impressive life, we learned how amazing it is to live among this colorful and diverse Community, filled with great professionals and people that devote their lives to  a better community . Leader of our Community, such as  Orlando…