August 19, 2019

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Florida Health Care Association Elects 2019-2020 Officers

TALLAHASSEE, FL Ã¢? Florida Health Care Association (FHCA), the statewide trade association which represents over 82% (550+) of Florida nursing centers and over 1,100 professional members, recently elected its 2019-2020 officers.... Read more »
Published on 8/19/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Tampa Area Created More Than 31,000 New Jobs

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Tampa area added 31,200 new private-sector jobs in the last year, creating the third-highest number of jobs among all Florida metro... Read more »
Published on 8/19/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Southwest Florida Created 16,000 New Jobs

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Naples area added 5,500 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in July, down 0.4... Read more »
Published on 8/19/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Pensacola Area Added More Than 1,000 New Jobs Over the Year

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Pensacola area added 1,100 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.4 percent in July, down 0.2... Read more »
Published on 8/19/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Orlando Area Continues to Lead in Job Growth for 52 Consecutive Months

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that July 2019 marked 52 consecutive months of the Orlando area having the highest job creation in the state, adding 46,900 new private-sector... Read more »
Published on 8/19/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Miami Area Created More Than 31,000 New Jobs

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Miami area added 31,300 new private-sector jobs in the last year, creating the second-highest number of jobs among all Florida metro areas.... Read more »
Published on 8/19/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces the Jacksonville Area Created More Than 18,000 New Jobs Over the Year

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Jacksonville area added 18,100 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in July, down 0.2... Read more »
Published on 8/19/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces West Palm Beach Area Adds More Than 12,000 New Jobs Over the Year

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the West Palm Beach area added 12,500 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in July,... Read more »
Published on 8/19/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida's Number of Employed Floridians Now Exceeds 10 Million with a Low Unemployment Rate of 3.3 Percent

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the number of employed Floridians has increased to more than 10 million in July 2019. Over the year, 128,000 people entered the labor... Read more »
Published on 8/19/2019

New trailblazing model from Revology Cars – the world's first reproduction original Mustang coupe

Never afraid of a challenge, Revology Cars’ latest project, a reproduction 1965 Mustang Coupe, has broken new ground. The coupe was by far the most popular of the three vintage... Read more »
Published on 8/16/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces All-Time Record Six-Month Visitation for Florida

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida welcomed 68.9 million travelers from January through June of 2019, the highest number of visitors during any six months in Florida’s... Read more »
Published on 8/15/2019

From the Far East to the Eastern Caribbean: Celebrity Cruises Brings THE CELEBRITY REVOLUTION to Tampa

A revolutionary ship is coming to Port Tampa Bay, as Celebrity Cruises unveils a brand new homeport, expanding the brand’s global vacation offerings with the redeployment of Celebrity Constellation. The newly “revolutionized” ship will offer guests more island time... Read more »
Published on 8/15/2019

Babcock Ranch ranked Southwest Florida's top master-planned community

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Aug. 12, 2019) – Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, is ranked Southwest Florida’s top... Read more »
Published on 8/15/2019

Realtors group partners with Goodwill Manasota on annual Fashion Show

SARASOTA, FL – On Wednesday, September 4 at 11 a.m., Women’s Council of REALTORS® (WCR) Sarasota will present its 26th annual Fashion Show, “Stars, Stripes & Style.” The event takes... Read more »
Published on 8/15/2019

Award-Winning Agency Creates Insurance Side Hustling

Tampa Bay FL – August 14th, 2019 – Doug Levi, owner of the award-winning agency, Strategic Insurance Services, has created a unique opportunity for anyone interested in entering the insurance business... Read more »
Published on 8/15/2019

Dervech to team with Plaza Advisors

Jeff Dervech of Dervech Real Estate is pleased to announce the merger of its shopping center investment sales practice with Plaza Advisors. Dervech will be joining Jim Michalak, continuing to... Read more »
Published on 8/15/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind Board of Trustees

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Matthew Kramer and Pamela Siguler to the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind Board of Trustees. Matthew Kramer... Read more »
Published on 8/15/2019

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR CITES FLORIDA ARMOR FABRICATION COMPANY FOR EXPOSING EMPLOYEES TO AMPUTATION AND OTHER SAFETY HAZARDS

MIAMI LAKES, FL – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Point Blank Enterprises Inc. – operating as The Protective Group in Miami Lakes, Florida... Read more »
Published on 8/15/2019

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN OWNER OF FIVE CENTRAL FLORIDA HOTELS PAYING $23,368 IN BACK WAGES AND DAMAGES TO EMPLOYEES

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Michael Andoniades – the owner of five St. Petersburg, Florida, hotels – has... Read more »
Published on 8/15/2019

Yoga with the Fishes at The Florida Aquarium

TAMPA, Fla., Tuesday, August 13, 2019 -  Start your day off with a gentle flow as sand tiger sharks, tropical fish, stingrays, and a sea turtle swim past you. Spend your... Read more »
Published on 8/13/2019

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Students Among Those to Receive The American Red Cross Broward County Chapter's 2019 Humanitarian Award

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (August 13, 2019) – On Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, the Broward County Chapter of the American Red Cross will present the... Read more »
Published on 8/13/2019

Hurricane Irma Voluntary Home Buyout Program County Application Deadline Extended

Green Cove Springs, FL – The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has announced an extension of the application deadline for the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Voluntary Home Buyout Program. ... Read more »
Published on 8/13/2019

National Academy of Inventors Selects Five USF Faculty as Senior Members

TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 13, 2019) – Five University of South Florida faculty members whose innovative work spans neurosciences to clean energy to engineering and pharmaceutical chemistry have been named by... Read more »
Published on 8/13/2019

Professional Bank and Marquis Bank Announce Strategic Merger

Professional Holding Corp. and Marquis Bancorp, both of Coral Gables, jointly announce today the signing of a definitive agreement to merge in which Marquis Bank will combine with Professional Bank.... Read more »
Published on 8/13/2019

FSU higher education researchers receive grant to study community college pathways to computing degrees

Women graduate college at higher rates than men, yet women earn only 19 percent of bachelor’s degrees in computer science. Two Florida State University researchers have received a three-year National Science Foundation... Read more »
Published on 8/7/2019

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