June 27, 2022

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The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announces the Orlando area January 2022 employment data

Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Orlando area gained the highest number of private sector jobs among all metro areas in January 2022 and also had the fastest private sector over-the-year job growth rate. Read more »
Published on 3/14/2022

Meet the Woman Who's Revolutionizing the Construction Industry

This “Women in Construction Week,” Togal.AI celebrates COO and trailblazer Karlie LaCroix Read more »
Published on 3/8/2022

2022's Best & Worst States for Women – WalletHub Study

With March being Women’s History Month and women holding only around a quarter of the seats in Congress despite making up 51% of the population, the personal-finance website WalletHub has... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2022

Gov. Ron DeSantis kicks off 'Buck the CDC' campaign

Surgeon General Dr. Joe Ladapo and Gov. Ron DeSantis serve up New Official State Guidance Read more »
Published on 2/24/2022

Orlando Health is the highest ranking healthcare employer in Florida and ranks in the top 20 nationwide

Orlando Health has been named the highest ranking healthcare organization in the state of Florida on Forbes' America's Best Large Employers list. The healthcare system ranks #86 overall out of 500 large organizations.... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Tallahassee Community College Wins Leah Meyer Austin Award

Achieving the Dream (ATD) has awarded Tallahassee Community College the prestigious Leah Meyer Austin Award, the highest distinction a college in the ATD network can earn. The award is bestowed... Read more »
Published on 2/16/2022

Boca West Country Club Nominated By Energage For The 2022 Top Workplaces USA Award

For the second year in a row, Boca West Country Club has been awarded a Top Workplaces USA honor. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey... Read more »
Published on 2/8/2022

Publix ranked No. 4 on inaugural Forbes Halo 100 list

Publix has been named to the inaugural Forbes Halo 100 list, ranking No. 4 out of 100 companies and No. 1 in the grocery industry. The list recognizes companies customers... Read more »
Published on 2/8/2022

Publix and National Audubon Society complete first phase of Everglades restoration initiative

Publix and the National Audubon Society today announced the results of the first phase of their collaboration in the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary of the western Everglades. To date, 200 acres... Read more »
Published on 2/8/2022

Publix ranks No. 1 on Fortune's list of World's Most Admired Companies in food and drugstores industry

 Publix has been named on Fortune’s annual list of the World’s Most Admired Companies, ranking No. 1 in the food and drugstores industry for the third year in a row and No.... Read more »
Published on 2/8/2022

Tampa Bay Closes Year-end with Treasured Numbers

Tampa, FL (Feb. 3, 2022) – Rebounding from the pandemic with unprecedented taxable hotel revenue results, Visit Tampa Bay has announced record-setting calendar year 2021 numbers that delivered industry-leading growth and... Read more »
Published on 2/3/2022

During Black History Month, Coke Florida Continues its Tradition of Providing Technology in Urban Communities

The fourth largest Black-owned business in the United States, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida), kicks off its 2022 celebration ­of Black History Month by continuing its tradition of technology... Read more »
Published on 2/2/2022

VOLT® Lighting Raises Minimum Wage to $20 An Hour, Doubling Florida's Minimum Requirement

VOLT® Lighting, headquartered in Tampa, Florida, announces that the company’s minimum wage will be raised to $20 an hour, effective January 1, 2022, to reflect employees’ hard work. Alan Brynjolfsson,... Read more »
Published on 2/2/2022

Citrix to be privately acquired for $16.5B

Citrix Systems, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement under which affiliates of Vista Equity Partners Read more »
Published on 2/1/2022

UCF Developing Emission-free Jet Fuel and Airplane Engine

ORLANDO, Jan. 26, 2022 – UCF is developing new technology that is expected to make airplane engines emission free, potentially revolutionizing the aviation industry. UCF put together a team of... Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

PRIME AE Enhances Southeast Presence with Prosser, Inc. Acquisition

PRIME AE Group, Inc. (PRIME AE), a NewHold company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Prosser, Inc. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Prosser is an integrated planning and engineering firm supporting clients in several... Read more »
Published on 1/20/2022

Fincantieri Marine Systems Expands Florida Operations

Fincantieri Marine Systems North America (FMSNA) announced that it will expand its marine repair operations on the East Coast, a move that is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to... Read more »
Published on 1/13/2022

Some COVID-19 cases are mild, but this “is not the common cold,” cautions AdventHealth epidemiologist

About 630 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 throughout AdventHealth’s Central Florida hospitals, an increase that underscores the continued severity of the virus in many people in the community, said Dr.... Read more »
Published on 1/5/2022

ZooTampa Ends Year With Record Attendance and Expansion of Mission-Based Work Aimed at Saving Florida Species

TAMPA, Fla. (January 3, 2022) ZooTampa at Lowry Park reports finishing 2021 with a record attendance of 1,204,115 million guests, establishing the zoological park as Florida’s most popular cultural institution. Furthermore,... Read more »
Published on 1/5/2022

1907 Foundation Announces the two Young Mental Health Scientists Selected for the Second Annual 1907 Trailblazer Award

1907 Foundation announced the recipients of the second annual 1907 Trailblazer Award today. The two-year grants, valued at $120,000 each, were awarded to two promising scientists to pursue novel mental... Read more »
Published on 12/27/2021

FDLE highlights 2021 accomplishments

As we approach the end of the year, FDLE is highlighting some of its members’ most significant 2021 accomplishments.   FDLE Commissioner Rick Swearingen said, “Across our many program areas and amid... Read more »
Published on 12/27/2021

New Developmental Women's Professional Golf Tour to Kick Off in January 2022

When Mark Berman started the PXG Women’s Match Play Championship (PXGWMPC) with the simple mission of shining a light on women’s professional developmental golf, he had no idea it would... Read more »
Published on 12/27/2021

How to Get Rid of Your Christmas Tree in St. Pete

St. Pete utility customers have three options to dispose of their Christmas trees this year. With each option, all lights, ornaments, tree stands, plastic tree disposal bags and other decorations... Read more »
Published on 12/27/2021

COVID-19 Take Home Rapid Test Kits Available at twenty-seven (27) Miami-Dade Public Library Locations beginning Monday, December 27 at 9:30 a.m. until supplies last

  In the continued effort to meet the rapid rise in demand for COVID testing and keep our community safe through the holidays, Miami Dade County will expand its offering... Read more »
Published on 12/27/2021

CONSUMER ALERT: Beware of Scam Package-Tracking Text Messages Commonly Seen During the Holidays

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody is warning Floridians of scam robotexts involving package tracking that are commonly seen during the holidays. These scam robotexts are a form of smishing—defined by... Read more »
Published on 12/22/2021

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