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Chief Revenue Officer Vince Furey

OpenClose’s Chief Revenue Officer Vince Furey Wins 2019 HousingWire Vanguard Award

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that its chief revenue officer (CRO), Vince Furey, has been selected by HousingWire as one of its 2019 Vanguard Award winners.

Bill Dehlinger joins RMA as Associate Broker to lead the firm’s real estate projects in Central Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- RMA is pleased to announce that real estate expert Bill Dehlinger has joined the team to lead the firm's real estate projects in Central Florida. Dehlinger, who is currently the Florida Vice President of Operations for the CCIM Institute in Florida, will be focusing on several major projects for city and private clients including Deltona and Winter Park.

Florida Blue and Papa Inc. Partner to Address Social Isolation, Improve Senior Health Outcomes

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to offer Florida Blue members in select Medicare Advantage plans assistance with transportation, house chores, companionship and other senior support services.
FILM - Christians in the Mirror

Christian Film Producers Target Audiences in Digital Spaces with ‘Christians in the Mirror,’ a first-of-its-kind Independent Documentary

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- "Christians in the Mirror," a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, takes a hard look at how America and the West have not been very involved in the global persecution of Christians. The producers say they're creating a social media marketing plan for this indie film that interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
First Ever Tampa Truck Pull

Registration Open For The First Ever Tampa Truck Pull – will be held at Tampa Joe’s Restaurant and Sports Bar

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for the first-ever Tampa Truck Pull, presented by First Class Moving Systems. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be held at Tampa Joe's Restaurant and Sports Bar (9316 Anderson Road, Tampa, FL 33634) on Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
RITA Medspa

Rita Medical Elite, Sarasota’s Premier Med Spa, Announces Grand Holiday Event to Celebrate Expansion

SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Rita Medical Elite is pleased to announce that it will hold a celebratory Holiday Event showcasing its newly completed medical spa with an expanded menu of aesthetic services on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Due to limited space, those wanting to enjoy the festivities must call in advance to place their name on the guest list.
Women Leaders in Medical Marijuana Industry

American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association 2019 Annual Meeting Hosted Over 300 Attendees and Physicians

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association (AMMPA) held their 3rd Annual Conference on October 4-6 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. More than 300 medical marijuana practitioners and physicians from across the nation and other countries around the world attended the 3-day conference.

FLORIDA GOVERNMENT

Pompano Beach Looks Nationwide for Master Developer

Major Florida Development Prospect Located in Opportunity Zone – Pompano Beach Looks Nationwide for Master Developer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The City of Pompano Beach and its redevelopment agency have over 30 acres of land located in an Opportunity Zone out to bid seeking a Master Developer for an Innovation District in the downtown. The land is one of the last undeveloped areas in South Florida bordering the I-95 corridor with direct beach access. Deadline to submit a Letter of Interest is July 10, 2019.
Pompano Beach Innovation District

Pompano Beach CRA Seeks Master Developer for Downtown and Innovation District

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The City of Pompano Beach and Pompano Beach CRA have issued a Request for Letters of Interest (RLI) for a Master Developer for the City's Downtown and Innovation District. The South Florida municipality has undergone a tremendous transformation during the past few years, and the creation of a dense urban downtown is the next redevelopment goal.

Florida Blue and Papa Inc. Partner to Address Social Isolation, Improve Senior Health Outcomes

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to offer Florida Blue members in select Medicare Advantage plans assistance with transportation, house chores, companionship and other senior support services.
FILM - Christians in the Mirror

Christian Film Producers Target Audiences in Digital Spaces with ‘Christians in the Mirror,’ a first-of-its-kind Independent Documentary

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- "Christians in the Mirror," a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, takes a hard look at how America and the West have not been very involved in the global persecution of Christians. The producers say they're creating a social media marketing plan for this indie film that interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
First Ever Tampa Truck Pull

Registration Open For The First Ever Tampa Truck Pull – will be held at Tampa Joe’s Restaurant and Sports Bar

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for the first-ever Tampa Truck Pull, presented by First Class Moving Systems. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be held at Tampa Joe's Restaurant and Sports Bar (9316 Anderson Road, Tampa, FL 33634) on Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
RITA Medspa

Rita Medical Elite, Sarasota’s Premier Med Spa, Announces Grand Holiday Event to Celebrate Expansion

SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Rita Medical Elite is pleased to announce that it will hold a celebratory Holiday Event showcasing its newly completed medical spa with an expanded menu of aesthetic services on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Due to limited space, those wanting to enjoy the festivities must call in advance to place their name on the guest list.

NATIONAL NEWS

IT'S THE WEATHER

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