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Tickets Available for the Wildest Event in Town!

By Chamber Admin | August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Support the Zoo at our annual fundraising gala, featuring a delicious themed menu, silent and live auctions, live entertainment, and a program highlighting all of the things we were able to accomplish this past year! Saturday, September 21 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM Orlando Marriott Lake Mary

Sunset at the Zoo

By Chamber Admin | August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Take Happy Hour outside next Thursday for Sunset at the Zoo. For just $5 admission, you can spend this adults-only evening seeing the animals at dusk, listening to live music, and enjoying some of Orlando’s tastiest food trucks! Food will be available for purchase from Chikiz Empanaditas and Saigon Sizzle food trucks and Sonny’s concessions…

Cotton-top Tamarin Day

By Chamber Admin | August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Join our celebration of the critically endangered cotton-top tamarins this Saturday! We’ll have crafts, activities, special Keeper Chats, and a lunchtime presentation by Dr. Anne Savage—a renowned conservation biologist and a founder of Proyecto Titi, the leading conservation organization for cotton-top tamarins. Saturday, August 10 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Superintendent Visits on First Day of School: Monday, August 12th

By Kim Fulford | August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

For Immediate Release:                                   SCPS Contact: Michael Lawrence, APR July 22, 2019                                                                            Communications Officer                                                                                                   407-320-0471 Superintendent Visits on First Day of School:  Monday, August 12th 5:30 a.m. – 6:00 a.m.        Transportation Bus Hub                                                 Waving to Bus Drivers as they depart                                                 822 E. S.R.…

***NEW DATE*** (SCPS School Safety Press Conference moved from Aug. 6th to Aug. 13th)

By Kim Fulford | August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

 Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) will host a School Safety & Security media opportunity to update the community on security additions and enhancements for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.  The event will take place on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. inside the Performing Arts Center (Auditorium) at Millennium Middle School (2330…

Seminole County Fire Department Launches New $3.2 Million CAD System

By Kim Fulford | July 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sanford, FL – July 24, 2019 – A new era of public safety operations commenced in Seminole County Tuesday as the Seminole County Fire Department (SCFD) successfully transitioned to a new, state-of-the-art computer-aided dispatch system, CAD/Mobile. This $3.2 million system is the principal application used to connect all relevant public safety technology programs utilized within Seminole County,…


By Kim Fulford | July 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

(SANFORD, FL) Pine Crest Elementary School of Innovation will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the existing covered pavilion located at 405 W. 27th Street, Sanford, FL, 32773. The focus of this groundbreaking ceremony is to reveal the plans for the new two-story building and campus features designed…

Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) Superintendent Dr. Walt Griffin has been recognized as the 2019 Superintendent of the Year by the Florida Association for Career & Technical Education (FACTE).

By Kim Fulford | July 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sanford Chamber Teacher and Student of the Month Appreciation

By Kim Fulford | July 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

In September the Sanford Chamber will start their 2019-2020 Teacher and Student of the month for Seminole Co.As we honor the Teachers & Students you can help share your support and market your business by donating items for the monthly appreciation.Items may include:· back packs (we only need 6 in a blue or gray color)· back pack,…

Seminole State College aims to meet workforce demand with training in simulation

By Kim Fulford | July 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

SANFORD, Fla. (July 17, 2019) – With new technologies emerging and constant technological advancements, the need for those with the skills to keep up with these rapid changes is growing. Seminole State College of Florida is working to meet that demand with focused training in simulation. The Simulation Specialization within the College’s Associate in Science…