June 16, 2019

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 1/20/2017

› Tourism is a numbers game that Charlotte County is winning
In 2015, the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, which includes Englewood Beach, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda, welcomed an estimated 351,600 visitors — resulting in approximately $345 million in direct expenditures within Charlotte County.

› Threads continue to gather for Port St. Joe Port Authority
The Gulf County Economic Development Coalition will hold a meeting this week to discuss and address challenges in providing the workforce that will be needed when an operational port, with, hopefully, Eastern Shipbuilding as a tenant, arrives.

› Opinion: Bilingual teachers, Florida needs you
¿Hablas español? Parlez-vous français? Ou pale ayisyen kreyòl? Ni huì shuo zhongguó. In today's globally interconnected world, if you don't understand at least one of these phrases, you're at a distinct disadvantage.

› Florida Firm Develops Proprietary Process for Printing F357 Aluminium Alloy
Florida metal additive manufacturing firm Sintavia, LLC announced the development of a method for producing additively-manufactured parts using aluminium/silicon alloys, including F357 aluminium alloy.

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