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HDSA Orlando Team Hope Walk Returns

The Huntington's Disease Society of America's (HDSA) South Florida Chapter will host the Orlando Team Hope Walk at Cranes Roost County Park.

Aussie Grill Coming to Waterford Lakes

A new Aussie Grill standalone location is coming to Orlando near the Waterford Lakes Town Center.

Brian Levine Joins Lighthouse Works Board of Directors

Orlando-based Lighthouse Works, which provides competitive job opportunities for blind and visually impaired adults, added Brian Levine to its Board.

Tameila Mompoint Receives 2022-2023 Rattlers for Justice Scholarship

Tameila Mompoint is the 2022-23 recipient of the Rattlers for Justice Scholarship provided by FAMU College of Law.

Parramore Bike Officers Find Gun, Cannabis, Ecstasy During Traffic Stop

Parramore Bike Officers recovered cannabis, THC, psilocybin, ecstasy pills, cash, and a firearm in Orlando traffic stop.

Drugs & Illegal Firearm Found, 13-Time Convicted Felon Arrested Again

OPD officers conducted a traffic stop where cannabis, cocaine and an illegal firearm were found, and the driver was a 13-time convicted felon.

SellMyTimeshareNow Continues Record Performance

SMTN reported increased offers and activity for its timeshare resale and rental platform. The company's corporate office is in Orlando, Florida.

Luma Headwaters Community in Orlando Acquired

Venterra Realty recently acquired the 328-unit, 4-story multi-family Luma Headwaters community located in Orlando.

Lighthouse Central Florida Helps Teens Transition to Independence

One program that Lighthouse Central Florida offers to teens helps them transition to independence, and local support makes it possible.

Denny’s Mobile Relief Diner Heads to Orlando

Denny’s is deploying its Mobile Relief Diner to Orlando to serve affected residents and the larger community impacted by Hurricane Ian.

Embrace Families Hosts Special Brunch for Grandparent & Relative Caregivers

Local child welfare leaders recently hosted a special brunch to honor grandparent and relative caregivers.

Lighthouse Central Florida Adds Noreen Levitt as VP of Mission Advancement

Nonprofit providing vision rehabilitation services to Central Floridians living with vision impairment or blindness, welcomed Noreen Levitt.

Local Community Transformation Leader Recognized at 2022 Better Man Event

The 2022 Better Man of the Year was awarded to Orlando native Archbishop Allen T.D. Wiggins of The Hope Church.

Second Harvest Welcomed Two New Board Members

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida appointed two new members to its board of directors: Audra Romao, SPHR, and Kirtus Bocox, CPA.

Community Helps Lighthouse Central Florida Exceed Summer Goal

Lighthouse Central Florida wants to thank the community for helping the organization exceed its Summer Appeal goal.

Second Harvest Celebrates Volunteers with Annual Awards Presentation

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida recently recognized several volunteers for their contributions to the organization and its mission to fight hunger.

Orlando VA Health Care System Returns to Normal Operations

The Orlando VA Health Care System will restore normal operations for Veterans and staff on Monday, October 3, 2022 following Hurricane Ian.

Orange County Community Conference Is Back

The Orange County Community Conference is back on Saturday, October 8th at the Orange County Convention Center,

Officer & K-9 Partner Recover Drugs, Shotgun from Orlando Traffic Stop

OPD officer and his K-9 partner Kilo recovered drugs and shotgun from an Orlando traffic stop.

Ice Pro Relocates to Orlando Under Exciting New Ownership

Florida's leading producer of custom ice creations, Ice Pro, announced the relocation of their Gulf-based headquarters in Parrish, Florida to Orlando.

Windsor Fashions Opens Store at Orlando International Premium Outlets

Windsor Fashions opened a new store at Orlando Premium International Outlets.

New Mural in Parramore as Gentrification Continues

A Parramore mural, called Rising Up, will brighten the landscape of the community that has faced gentrification under Mayor Buddy Dyer.

Foxtrot Alpha Mids Squad Seizes Guns in Orlando

The Orlando Police Department recently celebrated the Foxtrot Alpha Mids squad, who seized 37 firearms and made 229 arrests.

Ultimate Endless Shrimp is Back at Red Lobster

Ultimate Endless Shrimp is back at Red Lobster and is now available all day, every day for a limited time.

HCA Florida Healthcare to Host Job Fair at Valencia College

On September 19th, HCA Florida Healthcare, the state’s leading provider of healthcare, will host a job fair at Valencia College.

Fish4Fun Event for Kids at Blanchard Park

Orange County is hoping to see lots of youth ages 12 and younger, and their families, at Blanchard Park's free Fish4Fun event this Saturday, September 10th.

Ride LYNX Free with Valencia College ID

Valencia College students and employees are able to ride the LYNX system absolutely free.

FAMU Unveils Special Tribute to 57 Original Law School Graduates

Florida A&M University will unveil a plaque honoring the 57 original College of Law graduates.

100% Recyclable Paper Pouches Are New Superheroes of Flexible Packaging

Orlando printer SunDance USA introduced new super-green paper pouch packaging that is 100% recyclable, biodegradable, and compostable.

9/11 Memorial Tribute at Dr. Phillips High School on Sept. 9th

Dr. Phillips High School students, staff and teachers will be honoring those lost on September 11, 2001.