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