FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Michael Lawrence, 407.947.0163 (on-site)
Cassandra Lafser 407.246.2182
Save the Date: Mayor Dyer Hosts 8th Annual
Neighborhood & Community Summit
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer invites Orlando residents to attend the 8th
Annual Neighborhood & Community Summit on Saturday, February 23 from
7:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
The annual Summit brings together neighborhood, arts and cultural,
civic, community and faith-based leaders and volunteers to share
information and ideas for community building and creating partnerships.
It also provides an opportunity to learn more about City programs,
initiatives and resources that will help guide neighborhood and
community organizations toward making a greater positive impact in our
A variety of neighborhood engagement workshops, best practices and
networking opportunities are available for attendees. Some of the many
workshops that will be offered include:
- Ask Your Mayor
- How do YOU green?
- Orlando CARES- High Impact Volunteering
- It Takes Courage to Prevent Domestic Violence
- Pedestrian Safety- It’s Up to Us
- Mayor’s Matching Grant Opportunities
- SUNRAIL: 101
- How the Arts Build Community
Want to go to Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer’s Neighborhood and Community
Summit for FREE? Sign up on the City’s Green Works Orlando interactive
website, and redeem your participation points for two free passes to the
summit. A limited number of free Summit registrations are available. If
you have not signed up, go to
GreenWorksOrlando.com and click on the “How Do You Green” button.
Residents who register by Friday, February 8 will receive a discounted
registration cost of only $5. After February 8 the cost is $10.
Registration includes workshops, continental breakfast, lunch and
conference materials. Registration forms are available online at
www.cityoforlando.net/summit. For more information, call
Saturday, February 23, 2013
7:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Double Tree Hotel by Hilton at the entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819
Free parking is available at the Double Tree Hotel. Look for the Summit
parking signs that will be posted at the hotel.