Happenings

Orange County has completed the UCF/Alafaya Trail Pedestrian Safety Study along segments of Alafaya Trail, University Boulevard and McCulloch Road. The study area is approximately 4.6 miles. The purpose of the study was to identify pedestrian and bicycle crossing needs and develop safety enhancements, creating viable opportunities for pedestrian/bicycle...
State Representative Bruce Antone, in partnership with Rock Lake Neighborhood Association and HANDS of Central Florida, announced the rescheduling of the free Homebuyers Education Workshop.  The workshop will now be held Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Rock Lake Community Center, 440 N. Tampa Ave. Orlando FL (Behind Rock Lake...
Representative Bruce Antone has announced the postponement of the planned Health Disparity Summit. According to Antone's office, "the Pulse Nightclub tragedy has significantly impacted the emotional well-being of the Central Florida Community and its residents. At this time, Representative Bruce Antone believes it is befitting and appropriate to postpone...
The Young Democrats of Orange County are preparing for the second debate of their Central Florida Democratic Primary Debate series. The upcoming debate on June 7th will feature State House Districts 47 & 48, both contested primaries with a total of five candidates between both races. The topics of...
National Action Network Central Florida Chapter, Moms Demand Action, National Coalition of 100 Black Women Central Florida Chapter, Fight Back Coalition, Women of Color Leadership Coalition, Community Empowerment Partnership, Community Action Network, Believers Outreach Ministries and Inner City Neighborhood Association will join the growing community effort to stop gun...
Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 15-21 and hurricane season starts June 1. As a Central Florida resident, it’s important to ensure that you and your family are prepared in the event of a hurricane. Although it has been more than a decade since the last major hurricane hit Central...
The opening ceremony for the 2016 Invictus Games, an international Paralympic style competition for wounded veterans, kicks off in Orlando tonight with more than 500 competitors from 15 nations. The games are the world's only adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members. Orlando will host an...
Orange County District 6 Commissioner Victoria Siplin, in partnership with the Orange County Citizens’ Commission for Children and Centerplate, will host a free workshop for local nonprofit organizations titled “Let’s Talk Money: The Earn-Keep-Grow of Financial Management for Nonprofits.” The workshop will provide valuable information about funding opportunities and resources...
Orange County is conducting a Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Study along segments of Alafaya Trail, University Boulevard and McCulloch Road around the UCF area.  The study area is approximately 4.6 miles. Orange County officials are encouraging attendance at a May 18th public meeting in order to provide citizen input. There will...