Category Archives: Youth

education, sports, fun activities

Bridging the Gap Community Forum April 9

Florida Community Outreach (FCO) is sponsoring a forum April 9 for community leaders, business owners/operators and residents to get together and talk about resources available in the community. Get there! Get involved! You never know: The help you need may be … Continue reading

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Gathered Together to Pray and Reflect on the Lives of Men Who Made a Difference

About a thousand or so people showed up for the 24th Annual Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy Prayer Breakfast at First Baptist Church of Orlando. Held on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, the prayer breakfast sold out again this year, … Continue reading

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First Quarter 2015 Focus: Prayer

Seems two things are needed for effective prayer: faith in God, to  whom we pray and a humble posture. The idea of prayer is that of an individual knowing they need help. They know that the help comes from a source … Continue reading

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Youth Get Chance to See “Selma” For Free

This is what I’m talking about: Young people in Central Florida can go see Selma, the movie, for free over this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, thanks to some local Black business leaders. Parents – take them! It … Continue reading

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Orlando Community News: 2015

I’m more motivated than ever to tell the world about the good things happening in our front/back yards! It’s not all bad news. Yes, we know there is bad news…an overwhelming amount it seems, at times. Orlando Community News (OCN) … Continue reading

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Christmas Blessings from Orlando Community News

It’s Advent season and soon we will celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the coming of our Lord and Saviour! I am praying for each one of you – that you are blessed during this season and all of your days, … Continue reading

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Jazz In the Hills – Another Treat in Pine Hills

From the Editor’s Desk: Another cool entertainment event has landed in Pine Hills and I think it’s a sign of great things to come! It’s Greater Orlando CARES’ Jazz in the Hills Educational Day and Jazzy Chic Reception. Kudos to … Continue reading

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Night Out! Catalina Park

Get to know your neighbors! National Night Out happening Tuesday, August 5, in neighborhoods throughout Orange County, including Catalina Park/Katherine Avenue from 5:30 – 8 p.m. National Night Out is to build partnerships between communities and the local police to … Continue reading

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OCN’s Third Year: Greater Works Ahead!

  Hello Orlando Community News Supporters and Visitors! We are celebrating – first, another year for Orlando Community News online (#3 on May 14) and second, the recent milestone of reaching 10,000 views (in the United States and several other … Continue reading

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Get Ready for “The Show” – Spring Mania 2014

Of all the live shows you attend in Central Florida, let this be one of them. Trust: It’s called “mania” for a reason. In its fourth year, the Spring Mania, presented by Fla’Vore Productions, will keep your eyes glued to … Continue reading

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