Orlando Briefs

WHAT: The Bengel's Burgers Five Guys franchise will kick-off its newest store opening by feeding 100 families affiliated with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Families will enjoy free food, face painting, activities for kids and more. Five Guys will host a canned food drive for Second...
Family Services of Metro Orlando is partnering with a national nonprofit to deploy 25 young people throughout the community in paid, 10-month apprenticeships at local nonprofits. Public Allies, an AmeriCorps program for young leaders who are interested in strengthening their community, will launch in Orlando in October. The apprentices, or...
Liberty’s Legacy, in partnership with the Association of the United States Army Family Programs Directorate, announces the unveiling of the “2010 Liberty’s Legacy Project for Military Children,” an initiative to support and honor military children for their sacrifices.
The Second Annual Green Symposium scheduled for Thursday, July 29, and Friday, July 30, at Mission Inn Resort & Club will feature not only a host of presentations and guests speakers for local business owners and professionals, but it will also include free educational classes to help homeowners understand...
The Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando, Fla., will extend the run of the exhibit Orlando Landmarks: Photo Transfers by Barbara Ery through September 12, 2010.  Fine art photographer Barbara Ery’s collection of 30 photo transfers highlights buildings including the Howard Vernon Motel, The Plaza Theatre, and the...
Lake County Tourism & Business Relations is pleased to announce the addition of two lodging establishments to the "Florida Green Lodging Program" by the Florida Department of Environment Protection (DEP). Lake County accommodations recently added to the program this year include: ·         Mission Inn Resort & Club, 10400 County Road 48,...
The Lake County Extension is encouraging owners of local agricultural operations to make plans to attend the Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference on Friday, July 31, and Saturday, Aug. 1st, at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Lake County Economic Growth & Redevelopment and Lake County Emergency Management are urging local businesses to sign up for an eight-hour “Business Continuity Planning & Emergency Response” course offered for free on Thursday, July 29, at Lake Technical Center’s Institute of Public Safety, located...
The Lake County Department of Public Safety, Fire Rescue Division, is urging residents not to potentially spoil their Fourth of July celebration by using illegal fireworks, which too frequently lead to fires and severe personal injuries.