How City Neighborhoods are Spreading
The holidays are a great time to celebrate and come together as a
neighborhood to share the spirit of the season and to be thankful for
your neighborhood and neighbors. Many neighborhood organizations
celebrate with events that range from very simple to a bit more
Cookie & Candy Exchange Party – The Village of Bryn Mawr South
Homeowners Association hosts a Cookie & Candy Exchange Party in their
clubhouse. Neighbors share their favorite baked cookies, candies and
recipes. Events such as this can even be held in a cul-de-sac or a
Luminaries – Northlake Park at Lake Nona Community Association is
encouraging neighbors to put out luminaries this year. Luminaries are a
simple, inexpensive festive way to decorate for the holidays. Purchase
white bags, fill them with some sand and place a small lit candle
Decorate a Christmas Tree - The Lake Lawsona Fern Creek Historic
Neighborhood Association installs a decorated Christmas tree in the
middle of Lake Lawsona
and the start of a new tradition--the Washington Street Bridge Lighting!
Holiday Baskets - The Wadeview Park Neighborhood Association (WPNA) is
participating in the Angels Program at Blankner School. The WPNA will
provide gift and food baskets for four Angel Families.
What is your neighborhood doing to celebrate the holidays? Let the
Office of Communications & Neighborhood Relations know by contacting
Jennifer Chapin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
City Code for Solicitors
Have you ever wondered if there are any City codes about solicitors in
your neighborhood? The answer is yes. Chapter 45 of the Orlando City
Code regulates solicitors and their conduct.
Click here for some things to think about when you spot solicitors
in your neighborhood or at your door:
Email has become the primary communication tool for many neighborhood
organizations. Email is normally quick, reliable, allows for mass
communication and lets members respond in their own time.
Click here for
some tips to ensure your association emails are effective that were
written by Craig Strachan, who is a communications consultant.
The Mayor's Speakers Bureau is used to keep citizens informed,
engaged and knowledgeable about their City government.
Click here for more information or
to find out how to schedule a speaker.
Do you know a neighbor or a friend that works hard to keep their
neighborhood a great place to live?
Click here to find out how you can
nominate them for the Neighborhood Champion Award.