Thursday, June 30, 2016

Florida Business, Entertainment, Finance, Non-Profit and Technology News

Depp Wins Custody of Pistol and Boo

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Teen sculptor Rodman Edwards has created a statue of Johnny Depp and his dogs in the midst of the actor's divorce proceedings with wife Amber Heard, portraying the actor as winning custody of their dogs. The sculpture, shown with saddened dogs, is being unveiled by Cory Allen Contemporary Art in St. Petersburg, Florida in August.

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today Mode, a new smartphone app that makes us more mindful of how we use our devices, debuts in the app stores. The Mode app tracks time spent in different modes of day-to-day life without interruption. It encourages users to put down their phones and to be more deliberate with technology use, enriching their lives and their human connections. Mode reminds us to enjoy life untethered from constant emails, texts and notifications.
Sharon Stone-Walker

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Sharon Stone-Walker has been promoted to the Director of Community and Business Development for The Cultural Arts Creatives, Inc., aka The Creatives. The Pompano Beach based nonprofit, led by Alyona Ushe, manages and programs The Pompano Beach Amphitheater, Magnetic Pompano and the upcoming cultural center.

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SCNP / OTC:SCNP) today announces that it has appointed James R J Scheltema as the Company's new President and CEO to execute "Daniel J Duffy's plan" of turning the Company into a well-structured, revenue, earnings and asset-based company.
The Cultural Center

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Cultural Center of Pompano Beach has announced a call-to-artists and nonprofit cultural organizations. The multidisciplinary venue, scheduled to open in early 2017, is seeking innovators in the visual and performing arts, digital and multi-media, music, dance, and theatre to become part of the Center's "cultural collective."

Florida Government and Political and Public Policy News

Bernard F. Walsh

BRADENTON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Bradenton personal injury lawyer, and Florida Justice Association board member, Bernard F. Walsh took note of the successful effort by Florida Justice Association members to block extreme reduction in personal injury claim awards.
Veterans Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- A new state grants program will reimburse businesses for part of the cost they incur to train veteran employees,...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 15-173 declaring a state of emergency in every county within the state...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Governor Rick Scott announced that Johnson & Johnson, a global healthcare leader, will open a new North...
Governor Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This past week, Fla. Governor Rick Scott announced the following appointments: First, Scott announced the appointment of Chet Huddleston...

U.S. National Business, Finance and Technology News