Orange County Welcomes Orlando City Soccer Club Lions To Their New Home
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined the City of Orlando, Parramore Advisory Board, Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) as well as partners and fans from LionNation for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Orlando City Soccer Stadium on Church Street in downtown Orlando on Feb. 24.
Orlando Health Level One Trauma Team And Orange County Announce “Stop The Bleed”
Orlando Health Level One Trauma Team and Orange County Government jointly announced the local launch of “Stop the Bleed,” a national training model proven to save lives. The training was launched in response to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in an effort to improve survivability from man-made or natural mass casualty events.
Orange County Fire Rescue Launches Lifesaving Apps
On Valentine’s Day during National Heart Month, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Fire Rescue (OCFR) partnered with the University of Central Florida (UCF) to launch two lifesaving apps - PulsePoint Respond and PulsePoint AED.
Mayor Jacobs’ Reading Initiative Celebrates Literacy Week In Orange County
In conjunction with the Florida Department of Education’s Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! initiative and to help raise awareness about the importance of reading and libraries, Orange County held a series of literacy events that concluded with Mayor Teresa Jacobs reading to 40 local children during Orange County Head Start’s 20th Annual Guest Readers Week on Jan. 27.