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The Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association Foundation serves as the organization’s charitable arm, offering contributions to advance tourism initiatives, youth-related causes and community advocacy. Donations, Scholarships & Grants To date, in 2017, the CFHLA Foundation has awarded $208,000 in charitable contributions, scholarships and school grants in Central Florida. Monies earned from the CFHLA Bacchus […]

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How To Get FEMA Assistance: All Central Florida Counties Now Eligible

On Sept. 13, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was notified that Orange County qualified for FEMA assistance through the Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Florida. Other counties included in the Declaration: Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, DeSoto, Duval, Flagler, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, […]

FEMA: “Beware of Fraud and Scams”

How To Apply For FEMA Disaster Assistance After Hurricane Irma

Central Florida residents are receiving a little bit of good news after Hurricane Irma: they can now apply for disaster relief help through FEMA. Emergency management officials made the recent announcement that Central Florida residents whose property suffered damage due to Hurricane Irma now have the opportunity to receive help through FEMA. A total of 21 […]

FEMA: “Beware of Fraud and Scams”

Sandbag Distribution Points for Central Florida Counties

Update: 09/07/2017 3:30 PM: City of Orlando Opens Additional Sandbag Distribution Site in Preparation of Hurricane Irma Sandbags Will Now Also Be Distributed at Camping World Stadium  WHAT: The City of Orlando has opened a second location to give sandbags away to help residents prepare for the potential impact of Hurricane Irma. **Residents must show […]

FEMA: “Beware of Fraud and Scams”

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