More than 180 respected Christian organizations are teaming up this May to bring to Orlando the world’s preeminent conference on faith-motivated care for children who have been orphaned, neglected, abandoned or abused. The 13th annual Christian Alliance for Orphans Summit will host attendees from dozens of countries and provide more than 120 expert-led workshops on […]
A car was stolen from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ house early Sunday morning.
It’s game day for the Orlando Predators. The home opening night against the Portland Steel will kickoff at 7:30pm at the Amway Center. The Predfest fan gathering will be located on Church Street in front of the Amway Center, beginning at 4:00pm and will feature DJ Dwayne, a face painter, inflatables, a motorcycle contest, and […]
As part of Earth month in April, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), Disney/ABC Television Group and ESPN are collaborating to enhance parks across the U.S., including a park or community center right here in Orlando through the Parks Build Community campaign. As part of the initiative, one of three City of Orlando parks […]
Despite an investigative report stating there is “a substantial reason to believe” that Representative Alan Grayson violated federal law and broke ethics rules, the House Ethics Committee has declared the matter requires “further review.” Rep. Grayson remains under scrutiny by the U.S. House Ethics Committee, but it is not likely any decision would be issued […]
The Main Street Alliance, a national network of state-based small business coalitions, is applauding the Department of Labor (DOL) for issuing a final rule that protects Americans from the harmful effect of conflicts of interest when financial advisors and brokers provide retirement advice. At long last, all financial professionals who provide retirement advice will be required […]
Maybe they just want an “A” for effort? Local non-profit Organize Now announced a Pine Hills Organizing Committee meeting to be held in…Colonialtown?! It’s both laughable and insulting for a “community” organization to hold a meeting specific to one area, like Pine Hills, in a completely different part of Orlando, like Colonialtown.
During a rally in Superior, Wisconsin today, Presidential candidate Donald Trump ripped into the North American Free Trade Agreement and warned the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is “a total disaster for our country.” Trump said the TPP will “make NAFTA look like a baby.”
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will deliver her 2016 “State of Orange County” address on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 9am. The annual address will take citizens on a journey highlighting the outstanding achievements of Orange County and the many milestones the community has accomplished together. The speech will be delivered at the Hyatt Regency […]