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Sold Out Game and New Community Soccer Court as we Countdown to MLS

Sold Out Game and New Community Soccer Court as we Countdown to MLS

To kick off the week leading up to the first Major League Soccer match in Orlando, I joined children who utilize the John H. Jackson Community Center to unveil the City’s first futsal soccer court on ...

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New Orlando Rep Partnership to Use Arts to Combat Bullying

New Orlando Rep Partnership to Use Arts to Combat Bullying

As part of our Stand Up Orlando anti-bullying campaign, a new partnership with the Orlando Repertory Theatre will offer an intensive arts residency program to students at four of our community centers ...

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Composters Part of Commitment to Creating a Green Orlando

Composters Part of Commitment to Creating a Green Orlando

It was great to join District 4 City Commissioner Patty Sheehan and employees from the Solid Waste Division on Thursday to deliver home backyard composter units to residents. In less than one month si ...

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Celebrating the Growth of Downtown Orlando at the Golden Brick Awards

Celebrating the Growth of Downtown Orlando at the Golden Brick Awards

The growth and vibrancy of Downtown Orlando was evident Wednesday when I joined the Downtown Orlando Partnership at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for the 26th annual Golden Brick Awa ...

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Microsoft Partnership to Help Young Women Learn About Careers in Technology

Microsoft Partnership to Help Young Women Learn About Careers in Technology

On Monday, we approved an agreement with Microsoft to bring a great new program, DigiGirlz, to the middle and high school girls who attend programs at our community centers. DigiGirlz will be a full-d ...

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City Employees Make Impact with Annual Giving

City Employees Make Impact with Annual Giving

During Monday’s City Council meeting, I was proud to highlight the generosity of City of Orlando employees and the success of our annual Workplace Giving Campaign by making check presentations for $44 ...

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Enjoy Blues B-Q and Discover Your Urban Downtown

Enjoy Blues B-Q and Discover Your Urban Downtown

On Saturday, February 28, we will host the 9th annual Blues B-Q in Downtown Orlando. I encourage you to come enjoy the music and food that attracts thousands of Central Florida residents each year. Th ...

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Mayor Dyer in the Community: Take Heart Orlando

Mayor Dyer in the Community: Take Heart Orlando

On Valentine's Day, Mayor Dyer joined residents and the Orlando Fire Department at Station 1 to participate in Hands-Only CPR/AED Training. All 17 OFD stations provided free, 30-minute training on Sat ...

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Safety Remains the Focus with New OFD Chief

Safety Remains the Focus with New OFD Chief

As Mayor of the City of Orlando, my top priority is the safety of our community. With that priority in mind, on Monday, I appointed Roderick Williams as the new Orlando Fire Chief. Chief Williams has ...

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Take Heart Orlando and Help Save Lives

Take Heart Orlando and Help Save Lives

On Saturday, I joined District 5 Commissioner Regina Hill and members of the Orlando Fire Department for a hands-only CPR and AED training as part of the City’s Take Heart Orlando initiative. Each yea ...

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