This year, the PIT Count found that 2,074 homeless individuals in Central Florida were determined to be homeless on the evening of the count. The group identified 1,522 homeless individuals in Orange County.
On June 12th, the community remembered the 49 innocent lives lost, their family and friends, as well as those who were physically injured and those who bear the deep emotional scars of survival. The community also extended their support for the Pulse family, Pulse Nightclub owner Barbara Poma and the LGBTQ, Latino and Hispanic communities. […]
West Orange Habitat’s Inaugural Strong Women Build event will take place May 13th from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm with 40 high-profile community women building with a Habitat partner, Kelly Arbogast, a single disabled mother of 2 at her new home located at 404 W. Henschen Avenue, Oakland, Florida in honor of Mothers Day. The […]
U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy is accepting applications for her 2017 congressional summer internship program – a highly selective opportunity for college students to learn about the legislative process through hands-on work experience. Prospective students may apply for internships in Murphy’s Washington D.C., Orlando, or Sanford offices. The two summer sessions begin on May 30 and […]
Welcome to Parramore, Orlando City soccer and thanks for bringing more violence into the community. An Orange County deputy was injured, beaten and choked by soccer fans after Sunday’s match. The deputy, who was working extra duty for the Orlando Police Department during opening day of the new Orlando City soccer stadium, was trying to […]
It’s the Orange County Economic Summit show again. The annual event, hosted by Mayor Theresa Jacobs sets up shop to discuss the predictably boring: job growth, economic success and more blah, blah blah regarding workforce development, blah, blah, blah. God knows Teresa is probably the smartest of the group which begs the question, what in the hell […]
A new economic survey released by Lyft reports the local Orlando economy saw an extra $22.6 million in 2016 thanks to the availability of Lyft’s affordable, convenient rides – all despite Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer’s opposition to ride-sharing and alternative transportation options like Uber and Lyft. The new study, conducted by the Land Econ Group, […]