May 16, 2021

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JAX LNG Tripling Liquefaction, Doubling Storage Capacity

The JAX LNG facility located along the St. John’s River in Jacksonville, Florida, is expanding its capacity—tripling liquefaction to 360,000 gallons a day and doubling LNG storage to 4 million... Read more »
Published on 5/12/2021

USF researcher visualizes discovery of the oldest human burial in Africa made by international team of scientists

TAMPA, Fla. (May 5, 2021) - An international team of scientists has uncovered the earliest modern human burial in Africa – changing what we know about social behaviors in Homo sapiens ­– and a... Read more »
Published on 5/5/2021

Florida colleges team up with national nonprofit to help displaced frontline workforce get back to work

Across Central Florida, workers and job-seekers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have a new, free resource to access job training and career opportunities, thanks to a partnership announced today between... Read more »
Published on 5/5/2021

Engineer the future at UNF with new graduate and undergraduate engineering degree programs opening Fall 2021

The University of North Florida College of Computing, Engineering and Construction is unveiling two new engineering degree programs that will begin accepting students in Fall 2021, the Bachelor of Science... Read more »
Published on 5/5/2021

The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations Announces Partnership with Qgiv Digital Fundraising Platform

Qgiv, Inc., a leading provider of nonprofit fundraising technology, and the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (the Consortium) are working together to provide education foundations throughout the state of Florida... Read more »
Published on 5/5/2021

The Florida State Parks Foundation Celebrates A Momentous 2021 Legislative Session

The Florida State Parks Foundation today applauded the Legislature’s decision to fully fund Florida’s award-winning state parks.“In every sense this has been one of the most successful legislative sessions ever... Read more »
Published on 5/3/2021

Nursing shortage in South Florida has healthcare facilities scrambling to counter the talent drain

There is a nursing shortage in South Florida that is undeniably of crisis proportions. Health care providers, who are on the front lines of this life-endangering problem, said today that... Read more »
Published on 5/3/2021

Leisure & Hospitality employment progresses toward 2021 projected high, full recovery still at least one-half year away

The rebound in Leisure & Hospitality (L&H) employment that began in May 2020 will continue with a second-wave peak expected in July 2021. There was a surge in COVID-19 cases during the... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Florida Ports Council Issues Statement on $250 Million Infusion of Federal Stimulus for Seaport Relief

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (April 27, 2021) – Florida Ports Council Vice President of Governmental Affairs Michael Rubin, issued the below statement regarding the Florida Legislature’s plan to infuse $250 million of federal stimulus... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Duke Energy reaches milestone with installation of nearly 2 million smart meters in Florida, giving customers more control of energy use

Duke Energy has completed a multiyear effort in Florida to upgrade nearly 2 million customer meters to smart meters – digital meters that offer customers more options and improved service.... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2021

Kforce Enters Into Agreement to Sell its Corporate Headquarters Facility; Commits to Maintain its Headquarters in the Tampa Bay Area

Kforce Inc. (Nasdaq: KFRC), a provider of professional staffing services and solutions, today announced that it entered into an agreement to sell its corporate headquarters and, upon closing, lease it back... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2021


The JAX Chamber Board of Directors supports the proposal from Mayor Lenny Curry and the Jacksonville Transportation Authority to extend and expand the Local Option Gas Tax.   The Chamber... Read more »
Published on 4/23/2021

Tampa Bay Butterfly Whisperer Celebrates Earth Day 2021

We are surrounded by beautiful natural elements in nature every day, but do people pay attention?A local butterfly whisperer does and she is getting ready for the big day on April 22, 2021.... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2021

Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) Partners with Harness to Create a Global Entrepreneurial Community

Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization is excited to announce it has partnered with Harness to create an online support network for college students launching new ventures. Harness provides a university or college... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2021

Why Bitcoin Is The Only Cryptocurrency You Need

Bitcoin has managed to stand out through several Initial Coin Offerings over the past year since it has been available for a broadening array of users for so long. There... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2021

FDACS Issues Denial of Aldicarb Pesticide Usage Application in Florida

Today, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services denied AgLogic Chemical LLC’s state pesticide registration application for the pesticide aldicarb on citrus crops in the state of Florida. The pesticide registrant’s... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2021

Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation and Florida Power & Light Company Announce Partnership Focused on Education

Through partnerships with environmental organizations, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) continues to foster a culture of environmental excellence. The latest collaboration, with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF), announced today in... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2021

E-commerce Pioneer Fulfillment Hub USA Leads Florida Business with $12 Million Projected Annual Revenue

E-commerce has been revolutionized in South Florida with Fulfillment Hub USA. With projected annual revenue of $12 million in 2021, they are leading the pack with a high traction business that has made them part... Read more »
Published on 4/20/2021

University of Florida Health, NVIDIA develop AI model for clinical trials, medical decision-making

Researchers with the University of Florida’s academic health center — UF Health — announced today that they have collaborated with NVIDIA researchers to create GatorTron, an artificial intelligence transformer natural language processing model intended to... Read more »
Published on 4/19/2021

Jax Chamber Board Of Directors Urges Duval County School Board To Change The Names Of Schools Named After Confederate Soldiers

The JAX Chamber Board of Directors on Friday unanimously passed a resolution urging the Duval County School Board to change the names of the six public schools that are currently... Read more »
Published on 4/18/2021

States with the most pandemic-proof small businesses

With states gradually reopening but around 100,000 businesses having closed permanently during 2020, WalletHub today released its report on the States With the Most Pandemic-Proof Small Businesses, along with accompanying videos. To... Read more »
Published on 4/12/2021

Coinme Launches 300 Bitcoin-Enabled Coinstar Kiosks in Florida

Coinme, the largest fully-licensed cryptocurrency cash exchange in the U.S., today announced its entrance into Florida with the launch of over 300 bitcoin-enabled Coinstar® kiosks located at select Winn Dixie,... Read more »
Published on 4/7/2021

WrestleMania Stars Brooke Hogan, Layla El, Brooke Adams, & Low-Ki Make Special Appearances at WTR Pool on April 10th

Get ready to rumble, Tampa Bay. WrestleMania is making its way to WTR Pool & Grill at The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas this April. The 20,000 sq. ft. outdoor venue... Read more »
Published on 4/6/2021

Friends of Live Oak Theatre and Conservatory Announces the Sponsors of Its First Annual Golf & Garden Classic

Brooksville, Florida (April 5,2021) – The Friends of Live Oak Theatre and Conservatory announces the sponsors of their first annual Golf & Garden Classic to be held at Southern Hills... Read more »
Published on 4/6/2021

Bring your Resume to the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce for Job Placement

St. Pete Beach, FL – The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will be accepting resumes from job seekers in the Tampa Bay area. The Chamber will work as a job... Read more »
Published on 4/6/2021

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