Orange County Government, Florida

Community Conference

Get hands-on, make your neighborhood a better place

Overview

The annual Orange County Community Conference is a means for you to learn about new and exciting ways to improve your neighborhood. This year the Florida Neighborhoods Conference will be hosted by Orange County in lieu of the Community Conference. Here are some of the conference features:

  • Two days of fun and informative workshops with exciting door prizes.
  • Neighborhood Tours.
  • Community Organization Awards.
  • Exhibitors with all types of programs and services.
  • And much more!

When & Where

The 2014 Florida Neighborhoods Conference:

Community
Organization Awards

There are 7 Different Community Award Categories, they are:

  • Excellence in Leadership (exclusive to presidents of community/neighborhood organizations)
  • Excellence in Innovative Newsletter Production (one award for mandatory community associations and one for volunteer organizations)
  • Excellence in Community Building Projects (examples include but are not limited to landscaping, signage, park improvements, youth programs, clean-up campaigns, and volunteer services)
  • Excellence in Neighborly Service (individuals or groups nominated for this award demonstrates the importance of lending a helping hand and providing volunteer services within their neighborhood)
  • Excellence in Safety & Security Initiatives (initiating programs, policies, and procedures designed to protect and ensure the safety of residents and property within the neighborhood)
  • Up & Coming Community Organization (only community organizations that have been in existence for less than two years are eligible)
  • Clean and Attractive Neighborhood of the Year (participation in the following programs, but not limited to Community Clean Ups, Paint the Town, and Neighborhood Improvement Grants)

How To Nominate

If you would like to nominate an Orange County Citizen or Organization for one of the above awards, please print and fill out a Nomination Application, and have it mailed and delivered to Orange County Community Organization Awards Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Division, Post Office Box 1393, Orlando, Florida 32802-1393 by close of business on June 24th. You can also hand deliver your Nomination Application to Neighborhood Preservation and Revitalization Division, Orange County Internal Operations Center I (IOC I), 450 E. South Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 332 Orlando, Florida 32801.

Sponsorship

If your organization or company would like to be a sponsor of our Annual Orange County Community Conference, or if you need more information about this event, please contact the Orange County Neighborhood Preservation and Revitalization Division at 407-836-5606 or ocneighborhoods@ocfl.net

Contact Us

Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Division
Orange County Internal Operations Center I (IOC I)
450 E. South Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 332
Orlando, Florida 32801

Email: ocneighborhoods@ocfl.net
Phone: 407-836-5606

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