June 27, 2022

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Coral Gables Museum Hosts A Closing Reception For The Exhibit “Julio Larraz: The Kingdom We Carry Inside”

The Coral Gables Museum in partnership with the Julio Larraz Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to preserving, promoting and transmitting the legacy of the prolific artist, hosts a closing reception... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Daruma Tech Tapped By Florida Atlantic University To Build Trip-planning App To Ease Student Commutes

South Florida college students will soon enjoy shorter and less-stressful commutes to campus while helping researchers better understand the link between accessible transportation and college success, thanks to U-Ride, a... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Third Annual Pride On The Block adds LGBTQ+ Youth Pride Party to this Year's Lineup

In light of recent political attacks targeting LGBTQIA+ youth, event organizers saw a need to provide the young LGBTQIA+ community with a space to be themselves, meet other kids like... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

MANTA Names Tampa Bay, Florida Its U.S. Headquarters

Data lineage platform MANTA announced it has established Tampa, FL as its new U.S. headquarters. The announcement comes as the company, founded in 2016 in Prague, Czechia, has witnessed significant global growth... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital announces new center for complex care

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital today announced the launch of a new complex care center to enhance access to highly specialized pediatric care in South Florida. A new alliance with Boston... Read more »
Published on 4/25/2022

2022's Greenest States

With Earth Day upon us and the U.S. having experienced $343 billion in damage from natural disasters during 2021, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Greenest States, as well as accompanying... Read more »
Published on 4/22/2022

FAMU Provost Maurice Edington Elected to Serve as SUS CAVP Chair

Florida A&M University (FAMU) Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Maurice Edington, Ph.D., has been elected chair of the State University System (SUS) Council of Academic Vice Presidents (CAVP).... Read more »
Published on 4/22/2022

Togal.AI chosen by Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary and wins International Startup Competition

MIAMI, Fla. – As Miami’s tech scene continues to grow, Togal.AI is standing out as one of the most promising new startups. The Artificial Intelligence construction company is taking home the... Read more »
Published on 4/20/2022

Embraer brings over 150 jobs to Melbourne, Florida facility

Melbourne, Florida, April 19, 2022 – Embraer, one of the largest aerospace companies in the world, is now hiring for more than 150 open positions at its Melbourne, Florida facility.... Read more »
Published on 4/19/2022

Fifth Third to Raise Minimum Hourly Wage to $20 on July 4

Fifth Third Bancorp today announced it will raise its minimum wage to $20 per hour beginning July 4. Concurrently, the Bank will provide a wage adjustment for its first four... Read more »
Published on 4/18/2022

St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch marks 100 Days of Progress

St. Petersburg, FL (April 18, 2022) — On Friday, Mayor Kenneth T. Welch celebrated his 100th day in office. The milestone is an opportunity to reflect on his administration’s early... Read more »
Published on 4/18/2022

2022's Best Small Cities to Start a Business

With National Small Business Week approaching and many employers struggling to hire new workers, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best Small Cities to Start a Business,... Read more »
Published on 4/18/2022

Florida TaxWatch Announces Thurs., April 14 as 2022 Florida Taxpayer Independence Day

Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida TaxWatch announced that Thurs., April 14 marks the 2022 Florida Taxpayer Independence Day. This symbolic occasion assumes that every dollar Floridians earned since the start of the year goes to... Read more »
Published on 4/14/2022

Tampa Strategy Firm Omni Public Partners with Vogue Business in Tech Coverage

TAMPA – Omni Public, a public affairs and communications strategy firm carving out an international presence in the innovation community, has announced a partnership with Vogue Business to support the... Read more »
Published on 4/14/2022

Tallahassee's Own Shark Tank Like Pitch Event, Hosted by Domi Station & Startup Grindx

Tallahassee, FL -Domi Station, in partnership with StartUp Grindx and sponsored by Golden Lighting, is hosting a Pitch Event Thursday, April 28, 2022 at Florida State’s Conference Center. The event... Read more »
Published on 4/12/2022

Florida Families Continue to Struggle Amid Pandemic, Survey Data Shows

ORLANDO, Fla. - Floridians continue to experience the harsh effects of the pandemic, including loss of income, food insecurity, barriers to paying rent/mortgages on time, loss of health care coverage, and... Read more »
Published on 4/5/2022

Loss of Income, Food Insecurity, and More: Florida Families Continue to Struggle Amid Pandemic, Survey Data Shows

ORLANDO, Fla. - Floridians continue to experience the harsh effects of the pandemic, including loss of income, food insecurity, barriers to paying rent/mortgages on time, loss of health care coverage, and... Read more »
Published on 4/5/2022

Loss of Income, Food Insecurity, and More: Florida Families Continue to Struggle Amid Pandemic, Survey Data Shows

ORLANDO, Fla. - Floridians continue to experience the harsh effects of the pandemic, including loss of income, food insecurity, barriers to paying rent/mortgages on time, loss of health care coverage, and... Read more »
Published on 4/5/2022

With the beginning of Florida blueberry season comes new UF/IFAS variety

As April starts this week, we enter the Florida blueberry season and the sweet taste that comes with the fruit. You can pick them yourself or buy them from the store or market. Recently, the University of Florida developed and released another tasty blueberry variety... Read more »
Published on 3/30/2022

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $10.5 Million in Funding to Expand Registered Apprenticeship and Preapprenticeship Programs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran announce $10.5 million in continued investments to expand registered apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs at 11 colleges across Florida.... Read more »
Published on 3/30/2022

Orlando is No.1 in country for best dog-friendly vacation spot

National Puppy Day is March 23, 2022, and with dog ownership having boomed during the pandemic, more and more people are likely to be looking for pet-friendly travel tips. Booking.com has... Read more »
Published on 3/23/2022

Rhea Law selected as University of South Florida president-elect

The University of South Florida Board of Trustees (BOT) today voted unanimously to name Rhea Law as the university's president-elect. Read more »
Published on 3/22/2022

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $289 Million for Programs that Close Achievement Gaps, Improve STEM Education and Boost Student Resiliency

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced $289 million across Florida for programs that will ensure Florida is continuing to meet the needs of its students, teachers and families while remaining a... Read more »
Published on 3/17/2022

FHCA applauds legislature for funding the front line of care in state budget

TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) today applauded the Florida Legislature for prioritizing Florida's long term caregivers and the residents entrusted to their care. Specifically, the state budget... Read more »
Published on 3/15/2022

Manatee County Habitat for Humanity searches for next CEO

Leadership in a nonprofit is hard enough, but adding a pandemic was more than we could have ever imagined. Luckily Manatee Habitat had Diana Shoemaker, a strong, strategic thinker, to... Read more »
Published on 3/15/2022

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