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Oct 07

Around Town: Highlights in the Community September 2022

Posted on October 7, 2022 at 8:19 AM by Stacy VanCamp

City of Apopka Highlights for September 2022

Culver's Grand Opening

Culver's restaurant is now open in Apopka! Culver’s is located at 1616 East Semoran Boulevard, Apopka. For more info, please visit their website at Culver's Apopka. Be sure to check them out!Mayor Nelson and members of the Apopka Chamber cutting the ribbon for the grand opening ceremony

September 11th Events

The City of Apopka held a memorial service to honor the lives lost in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.  City Hall was illuminated red, white, and blue over the weekend of the 11th to commemorate the anniversary and the Armando Borjas Jr. Scholarship Foundation held the 2022 Together As One 5K & Concert Never Forgotten event.

Mayor, Fire Chief, and Police Chief conduct memorial service at September 11th monumentume

Cielito Lindo Mexican Grill Now Open

Cielito Lindo Mexican Grill is now open in Apopka!  We are excited that another sit-down restaurant has chosen Apopka as their home.  The restaurant is located at 1701 Rock Springs Road, Apopka, and you can find more info on their Facebook page at Cielito Lindo. Welcome to the community!

Mayor Nelson and the Owner of Cielito Mexican Grill stand in front of restaurant

Hispanic Heritage Celebration

The City of Apopka and its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee were proud to present the inaugural Hispanic Heritage Celebration event at Kit Land Nelson Park.  Thank you to all the vendors, musicians and dancers that participated to make this event so successful!

Dancers and drummers from Phoebe Samba Team Dance Company pose with Mayor, commissioners, and others

Emergency Preparations for Hurricane Ian

In anticipation of Hurricane Ian, residents filled sandbags at Edwards Field. Over 22,000 sandbags were filled, and 294 cubic yards of dirt used during pre-hurricane preparations.

Two little children help their parents fill sandbags at Edwards Field

Duke Energy Staged Trucks in Apopka During Hurricane Ian

Thanks to our great partnership with Duke Energy, Duke used the Northwest Recreation Complex as a staging area during the hurricane which meant they were able to assist residents and restore power faster after the hurricane.Duke Utility Trucks lined up at Northwest Recreation Complex