City of Orlando and UCF Partner to Launch REACH Mobile Resilience Hub For Disaster Response

REACH Mobile Resilience Hub

In times of natural disasters and power outages, it’s hard for underserved communities to get the services they need, so the City of Orlando and The University of Central Florida are stepping in with mobile power hubs in a program called REACH.

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Orange County, The City of Orlando, And Visit Orlando Are Bringing Back ‘#407Day’ On April 7

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Orange County Government, The City of Orlando and Visit Orlando are teaming together again for the return of #407Day on Thursday, April 7, 2022.

#407Day encourages residents to celebrate their hometown pride, and support local area businesses by sharing posts and photos on their social media channels using the hashtag #407Day.

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Orlando Science Center Unveils New Tiny Green Home at Loch Haven Park .. @CityBeautiful @OrlandoScience @OUCreliableone #TinyGreenHome

The Tiny Green Home is a partnership between OUC, the City of Orlando and Orlando Science Center.

This weekend, Orlando Science Center is unveiling a Tiny Green Home during Otronicon, Feb 12-15.

The Tiny Green Home, a partnership between OUC, the City of Orlando and Orlando Science Center, is an educational resource showcasing the benefits of energy and water conservation, renewable energy, sustainability rebates, vehicle electrification, composting, growing your own food and sustainability programs from the trio.

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Orlando Magic Team Up with City of Orlando to Turn Amway Center Into Early Voting Center and Mail Ballot Drop-Off Location .. @CityBeautiful @AmwayCenter @OrlandoMagic #Voting

City of Orlando, Orlando Magic, Orange County, and Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles

This week the City of Orlando and the Orlando Magic jointly announced the Amway Center will serve as an early voting location for the upcoming 2020 elections.

The decision is part of a larger initiative spearheaded by NBA teams around the country to increase ease of access to voting during a particularly crucial election cycle.

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City of Orlando Hosts 2015 Veterans Day Parade Downtown on November 14

The City of Orlando celebrates the contribution of Veterans with its annual Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 14.

The City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade

This signature Orlando event features more than 50 Central Florida veterans groups, the UCF Marching Knights and other marching bands, 13 ROTC and JROTC units, first responders, community groups and military vehicles.

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City of Orlando Declares December 22 Santa’s White Christmas Day with Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen

Santa's White Christmas Day at Barnie's CoffeeKitchenThis Monday, December 22, the City of Orlando will proclaim as “Santa’s White Christmas Day,” in partnership with Orlando-headquartered Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen.

The proclamation will take place at 9am at the Downtown Orlando Information Center (201 S. Orange Ave, Suite 102). Regina Hill, City of Orlando’s District 5 Commissioner, and Jonathan Smiga, CEO of Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen, will say a few words, and complimentary Santa’s White Christmas coffee will be served from 8am to 9:30am during this event.

Santa’s White Christmas coffee has flavors of coconut, nuts, sweet caramel, vanilla and other proprietary flavors which create a taste profile that is smooth, rich and wonderful.

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City of Orlando Observes 50th Anniversary of March on Washington Downtown on August 28, 2013

City of Orlando Dr. Martin Luther King JrThe City of Orlando will observe the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s “I Have a Dream” speech on Wednesday, August 28.

The event will take place at Orlando City Hall, starting at 2:30pm. According to the MLKDrream50 website, at 3pm, bells will be rung as a call to action to let freedom ring.

Orlando City Hall is located at 400 S. Orange Ave in downtown Orlando. For more information, contact the Office of Community Affairs & Human Relations at 407.246.2500.

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