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Sep 01

Around Town: Highlights in the Community August 2023

Posted on September 1, 2023 at 10:19 AM by Stacy VanCamp

City of Apopka Highlights for August 2023

Apopka Police Department Swearing-in Ceremony

The Apopka Police Department held a Swearing-in Ceremony for two new officers. Welcome aboard Officer Dalton Whigham and Officer Matthew Baker!

Streets Improvement Project

To preserve the few remaining brick streets downtown, the City allocated $50,000 to level these historic streets thereby making them easier to traverse.

Winn-Dixie Grand Opening

Congratulations to Winn-Dixie on their new location in downtown Apopka at the City Center! The 47,000 square-foot facility employs 126 people, 114 of which are new jobs, and provides another shopping option for residents. Welcome to Apopka!

Harmon Road Extension Ribbon-cutting Ceremony

The City, in partnership with AdventHealth Apopka and the Central Florida Expressway Authority, celebrated the opening of the Harmon Road extension which will help provide better access to the hospital and the soon-to-be-built Fire Station 6.

Community leaders from the City, AdventHealth, Chamber, and Expressway Authority cut the ribbon

Happy 100th Birthday

Happy 100th Birthday to Sandy Graves of Apopka! Sandy is a proud veteran that served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Thank you for your impressive service to our country!

Sandy Graves receives proclamation from Mayor Nelson

Calypso Coffee Bar

Welcome Calypso Coffee Bar to the Apopka community! If you get a chance to check them out, they are located at 1466 Rock Springs Road, Apopka, FL.

Members of the Apopka Chamber and the community host a ribbon cutting in front of the Calypso store

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