8th Annual MLK Concert
Experience the free 8th Annual MLK Concert "I Am Enough, You Are Enough, Together We Shall Overcome!", presented by the Orlando Mayor's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, on Saturday, February 18, at 7pm. Taking place at the Dr. Phillips Center, this stunning concert is produced and directed by Grammy Award Winner, Dr. Jeffery Redding, with Dr. Kelly Miller and Dr. Terrance Lane. Guests are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item, which will help support United Against Poverty. Donation bins will be available upon arrival. This is a first come, first seated event. Click here to learn more and let the Dr. Phillips Center know you are interested.
MIDDLETOWN Opens this Friday at Fringe ArtSpace!
Join Fringe ArtSpace for the opening night of their play, MIDDLETOWN, on Friday, February 17, at 7:30pm. A Kangagirl Production, MIDDLETOWN is a deeply moving and funny new play by acclaimed writer Will Eno that explores the universe of a small American town featuring an all-star cast directed by Orlando Fringe Festival Lifetime Achievement Award recipient David Lee. As a friendship develops between longtime resident John Dodge and new arrival Mary Swanson, the lives of the inhabitants of Middletown intersect in strange and poignant ways in a journey that takes them from the local library to outer space and points between. Get your tickets for MIDDLETOWN here!
Congratulations to DOP Board Member, Rachel Moalli!
Congratulations Rachel Moalli for being included in Orlando Business Journal's 2023 40 Under 40 Honorees! The 2023 class consists of 40 Central Florida young men and women who are age 39 and younger who are entrepreneurs, dealmakers, job creators and innovators playing a key role in shaping our local community. This year's honorees have stepped up into leadership roles in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Volusia or Brevard counties, building strong teams, as well as going above and beyond in their respective positions and in the community. Click here to see OBJ's full list of honorees!
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Music in the Library: Wassalou
Join the Orlando Public Library for Wassalou, an Afropop band, as they present their unique talent to the North American cultural landscape this Saturday, February 18, from 4-5pm. Wassalou is the only band of its kind in Florida bringing language, colorful traditional costuming, and dance straight out of Africa. Learn more here!
An Evening With Fabulous Friends 2023
Join the Mennello Museum of American Art for an art-inspired evening under the stars on February 25th at 6pm. This event will feature the exhibition opening of Impression and Reality, a cocktail reception, a fine art auction, champagne, dinner, and dessert! An Evening With Fabulous Friends raises important funds to support the museum's exhibition and educational programs. Click here get tickets and see the dinner menu catered by Puff 'n Stuff!
Host a CareerSource Central Florida Sumer Youth Program Intern!
CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF), Florida’s second largest regional workforce board, is invites businesses across Lake, Seminole, Sumter, Orange, and Osceola Counties to sign up as a host site for their Summer Youth Program interns. The Summer Youth Program allows high school students (ages 15-19) to explore career paths, obtain specialized career training, and gain work experience with local businesses in Central Florida. As a host site, businesses will have the opportunity to provide guidance and mentorship to the interns and help shape the future of tomorrow’s workforce. This amazing opportunity is available at no cost for businesses, and CSCF is paying for the 5-week internship. The program is a win-win opportunity for businesses and our Central Florida youth. Those interested can learn more about the program and the next steps by visiting No-Cost Summer Youth Interns | CareerSour