FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Cassandra Lafser, 407.246.2182
Heather Fagan, 407.246.3423
Monday July 25, 2016
City Council Workshop
Mayor Dyer will deliver his annual budget address. Following the budget address, Deputy Chief Financial Officer Brian Battles will present a workshop entitled “FY 2016-2017 Budget.”
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
A Gift for Teaching Summer of Dreams Work-Along
A Gift for Teaching, 6501 Magic Way, Building 400C
Mayor Dyer will join with Fifth Third Bank, A Gift for Teaching and participating homeless youth to stuff 600 backpacks with notebooks, pencils, rulers and other school supplies as part of the Summer of Dreams program. The free, 10-week program provides homeless students with meals, academic enrichment, mentoring and school supplies, as well as financial counseling for parents and students.
Fifth Annual Orlando Main Streets Program Awards Ceremony
The Abbey, 100 South Eola Drive #100
Mayor Dyer will honor recipients at the Orlando Main Streets Annual Awards Ceremony. The program will recognize the initiatives volunteers and businesses have taken to make the Orlando Main Streets Districts unique and the positive impact the program has had on Orlando’s economy. Since the program’s inception in 2008, Orlando Main Streets successes include more than $1 billion invested in improvements to the districts with more than 730 new businesses and the creation of nearly 4,500 new full and part time jobs.