September 1, 2014

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| 4/30/2013

› Employee training grants to double under Florida budget plan
The Florida Senate and House agreed to double funding going to employers for worker training, part of their 2013-2014 budget negotiations, Workforce Florida announced Monday.

› MoneyWi$e Week is all about financial literacy
Jacksonville’s Family Foundations is hosting its second annual MoneyWi$e Week where volunteers will teach local residents about financial literacy.

› The fastest of the Bulls
Three diverse Southwest Florida businesses — an insurance agency, a furniture store chain and a wealth-management firm — now have more in common than just geography. They have been named to an inaugural University of South Florida list called the "Fast 56," an honor roll of the fastest-growing businesses owned, or led by, school alumni.

› Northrop Grumman plans meeting at FIT to discuss space technologies
A delegation from Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems sector will present an overview of the company’s space technology portfolio, including programs such as the James Webb Space Telescope, that are leading the next generation into space.

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