Throughout my four decades of public service in Orange County, I’ve listened to our residents and gained a better understanding of who we are and where we’re going. On Dec. 4, 2018, I made the commitment to Orange County to build a community that works for everyone. We’ve hit the ground running, and through innovation, collaboration and inclusiveness, we’re prioritizing the needs of our citizens.
We’re embarking on a new era in economic prosperity as we draw on our strengths and renewed regional alliance to bring opportunity to all Central Floridians. It has only been 100 days, and we’re already making great strides . I can’t wait to see what our future holds. 

Mayor Jerry L. Demings joined partners from across Central Florida and the Orlando Economic Partnership to host the  2019 Orange County Regional Economic Summit  on March 29 at the Orange County Convention Center.
Two male inmates hunched over a woodworking table during their class at the corrections facility. They are intently focused on the project they are working on.

The Orange County Corrections Department Construction Program gives individuals the skills needed to secure good-paying construction jobs once released from jail.
Mayor Demings, Commissioner Gomez Cordero, and two leaders are standing inside an autonomous bus made by Beep.

Beep, a new Florida-based company that provides autonomous mobility solutions, announced an exclusive dealer arrangement for the state of Florida.
Mayor Demings poses for a photo with a family of six, while standing by a gazebo in Cyrpess Grove Park.

More than 1,000 guests attended Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings’ Jazz in the Park on March 2 at historic Cypress Grove Park in Orlando. Mayor Demings was joined by Congresswoman Val Demings and Orange County District 3 Commissioner Mayra Uribe.
Mayor Demings and his staff along with regional business leaders at the Disability Chamber’s spring 2019 class of the Veterans Business Initiative.

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings joined the Central Florida Disability Chamber and regional business leaders at the organization’s spring 2019 class of the Veterans Business Initiative.
A close up shot of a student panelist focusing on a sheet of paper with pen in hand, as are the three other students and employees sitting alongside him.

Students from 22 Orange County Public High Schools attended the conference to engage and network with local government officials with the goal of gaining insight on how local government operates while strengthening their leadership skills.
Mayor Demings and four other individuals stand by the Samaritan Resource Center sign.
The Orange County Library System hosts a variety of classes and events at branches across Orange County. For a calendar of events, visit the OCLS website .

United Arts of Central Florida   has a comprehensive overview of entertainment, music, theater, sports, arts and cultural events in Central Florida at .

The 2019 Florida Film Festival runs from April 12-21 at the Enzian Theater. For a schedule, visit .  
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