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Orlando Wants You To Help Design A New City Flag

Orlando Seeks Its First Poet Laureate

Mayor Buddy Dyer announced that the city is partnering with United Arts of Central Florida and a local publisher, Burrow Press, to select a poet. Photo: WikiMedia Commons

Do you know what City of Orlando’s official flag looks like? If you don’t, city leaders say you are not alone – and that is one of the reasons they are launching a public design competition to engage the community in creating a new flag.

Starting Wednesday, residents are invited to create and submit their idea for a new design of the City of Orlando flag.

Ten designs will be selected as finalists by members of a committee of neighborhood leaders, members of the arts community, history enthusiasts, and a flag design expert.

Those ten designs will be voted on by the public, with the Orlando City Council having the final word.

The deadline for entries is March 22nd.

Information is on the City of Orlando’s website.


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Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »

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