3RD THURSDAY IS BACK
The Wait is Over!
Join us on Thursday, July 15, from 5-6:30pm at the Grand Bohemian for the first 3rd Thursday of the year! Enjoy light bites, beverages, and connecting with DOP members. RSVP here.
Connect Members - 1 complimentary admission
Collaborate Members - 2 complimentary admissions
Contribute Members - 3 complimentary admissions
Champion Members - 4 complimentary admissions
Chairman's Circle Members - 4 complimentary admissions
Additional member admission: $20
Non-members: $25*Each admission includes one complimentary drink ticket.
We can't wait to see you there!
OMYF Surprises 12 Local Non-Profits with Grants Totaling $700K
For the last 31 years, the Orlando Magic Youth Fund has been a staple in the Central Florida community, supporting programs and partnerships that empower families and change lives. The OMYF announced and distributed grants totaling $700,000 to 12 nonprofit organizations in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. Combined with $300,000 awarded in March 2021, the OMYF has distributed $1 million to area nonprofits in this calendar year – the 13th time it has hit that mark since OMYF’s founding in 1990.
Amway Center Hosts Job Fair
With its busiest year ever on the horizon and a need for event staff in diverse positions, Amway Center is hosting its annual summer job fair over three days: July 7, August 14 and September 7. The arena and its partners are seeking a team of professionals with a desire to work in a fast-paced and fun environment during concerts, family shows and sporting events. Click here for the Amway Center Job Fair flyer.
Explore Connecting With Nature by Award-Winning Florida Artist Francine Levy
The City of Orlando Public Art Program is pleased to announce Connecting with Nature, a solo exhibition by award-winning Florida artist Francine Levy, is on view in the Garden House Gallery at Harry P. Leu Gardens from July 2 through October 28, 2021.
Florida Citrus Sports
Join Florida Citrus Sports on July 13 for their latest panel and Q&A featuring three of Orlando's most accomplished sports executives:
- Scott Carr: @ucf.knights Deputy Athletics Director, Brand Activation
- Amanda M. Duffy: @orlpride Executive VP
- Shelly Wilkes: @orlandomagic Senior VP, Marketing & Social Responsibility
Discussion topics will range from formative career experiences to the region's growth as a sports tourism destination and will highlight the innovative ways Orlando's top teams are navigating the "new normal" in the world of sports. All attendees will receive a complimentary ticket to a 2021 Orlando Pride match. RSVP today!
DOP Members Land in OBJ Best Places to Work in 2021
The Orlando Business Journal released Part 3 and 4 of the 2021 Best Places to work in Orlando. Check out the DOP members who made the list:
DOWNTOWN BUSINESS SURVEY
The City of Orlando's Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is partnering with international expert Sound Diplomacy to conduct a comprehensive assessment of downtown Orlando’s nighttime economy to determine how the city can further grow, manage, and support its diversification. They are mapping all the nighttime economy businesses and want to make sure everyone is included. Click here to submit or edit your business. Additionally, help develop a healthier nighttime economy in downtown Orlando by taking the business survey.
DID YOU KNOW?
ZYSCOVICH Named One of Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies
ZYSCOVICH ranked as the 3rd Largest Architecture Firm and also was named among the Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies by the South Florida Business Journal. Their success is attributed to their hardworking and dedicated employees, and the firm’s long-standing commitment to ‘Making People Places’ with passion and purpose for over 40 years.
Mennello Museum of American Art Announces "Our Collection"
The Mennello Museum of American Art recently announced two new Our Collection, exhibitions featuring celebrated artists in its permanent collection, on view now. The exhibitions explore themes of traditional portraiture and the variety of American life as revealed by some of the most prominent artists among its established collection.
Sister Gertrude Morgan (American, 1900 – 1980, Mother Eliza Hudson, n.d. Mixed media. Collection of the Mennello Museum of American Art, Museum Purchase, 2001-009.