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Battaglia, Ross, Dicus and McQuaid, P.A.

Attorneys from Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, PA Continue Firm’s Legacy of Leadership in the St. Petersburg Bar Association

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. is proud to announce that three of its attorneys were sworn into leadership roles of the St. Petersburg Bar Association on May 27, 2020. Sean McQuaid now becomes the 96th President of the Bar Association and Rachel Drude-Tomori and Andrew Pardun join him as members of the Executive Committee.
What to Do with Moms Home INFOGRAPHIC

New Infographic Helps Families Who Lost Loved Ones During Pandemic

PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Silver Solutions, a company specializing in helping older adults and their families live safer, less stressful lives wherever they call home, today released a new downloadable infographic entitled “What to do with Mom’s Home after she passes” for posting or sharing.
Indoor Airspace Management

Indoor Airspace Management – Polar Controller, Inc. Mitigates Possible Spread of Virus

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Now that the country is beginning to come out of lockdown, indoor airspace management is becoming a concern in managing the spread of COVID-19 according to Polar Controller. Unlike outdoor airspace, which scatters aerosol droplets over a larger area, indoor particulates hitch a ride on airspace currents, dispersing throughout business establishments.
Juan Manuel Torres in VietNam

Farewell to American Hero, Juan ‘Skip’ Torres, Purple Heart Recipient, Korean and Vietnam War Veteran and Retired U.S. Marshal

PINE ISLAND, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Family of Juan Manuel Torres announced today that Dr. Juan Manuel Torres of Pine Island, Fla.-a decorated Korean and Vietnam veteran and beloved father, grandfather, and friend to many-passed away this week at the age of 86-years-old after a courageous battle with cancer and pneumonia.
Gallery 3100 in St. Petersburg FL

Current Builders Announces New St. Petersburg Florida Residential Project

SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders today announced they have been selected as the general contractor for the Gallery 3100 residential project in St. Petersburg, Florida. The $20 million, 122-unit residential project is being developed by Mosaic at Grand Central and the architectural firm is Baker Barrios.
Pneuma Solutions

Technology from Florida’s Pneuma Solutions Breaks the Distance Learning Barrier for Disabled Students

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today Pneuma Solutions launched a free service that redefines the way students with special needs are provided instructional materials. Based on Pneuma's Augmented Document Remediation technology, Scribe for Education allows teachers in K-12 to upload image files to a secure cloud service that provides near real time conversion.
Therapy Topia

TherapyTopia Launches Thrive Campaign to Support Americans Laid Off During Pandemic

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- TherapyTopia is a social enterprise that offers "Workplace Mental Wellness Solutions." To address the needs of so many out-of-work Americans, the organization pivoted its business model to partner with companies and individuals to help provide free virtual mental health and career coaching services.

FLORIDA GOVERNMENT

North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph, Esq.

North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph Esq. named a 2020 Miami Times ‘New Generation of Dreamers’

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The Miami Times has selected North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph, Esq. to join the Class of 2020's "Next Generation of Dreamers." Joseph is being recognized for his leadership in resolving a water billing controversy affecting nearly 200,000 customers throughout Northern Miami-Dade County served by the city's water utility.
Board Members Adria D. Starkey, Chris Kinsley, Executive Director Kevin Thompson, Governor Ron DeSantis, Board Chairman John D. Rood and Chancellor Kathy Hebda

Fla. Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $1.3B in Savings for Florida Prepaid Customers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Florida Prepaid College Board will lower Prepaid Plan prices by $1.3 billion, a reduction benefitting 224,000 current customers. Nearly half of the affected families will have refunds available totaling more than $500 million.
Indoor Airspace Management

Indoor Airspace Management – Polar Controller, Inc. Mitigates Possible Spread of Virus

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Now that the country is beginning to come out of lockdown, indoor airspace management is becoming a concern in managing the spread of COVID-19 according to Polar Controller. Unlike outdoor airspace, which scatters aerosol droplets over a larger area, indoor particulates hitch a ride on airspace currents, dispersing throughout business establishments.
Juan Manuel Torres in VietNam

Farewell to American Hero, Juan ‘Skip’ Torres, Purple Heart Recipient, Korean and Vietnam War Veteran and Retired U.S. Marshal

PINE ISLAND, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Family of Juan Manuel Torres announced today that Dr. Juan Manuel Torres of Pine Island, Fla.-a decorated Korean and Vietnam veteran and beloved father, grandfather, and friend to many-passed away this week at the age of 86-years-old after a courageous battle with cancer and pneumonia.
Gallery 3100 in St. Petersburg FL

Current Builders Announces New St. Petersburg Florida Residential Project

SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders today announced they have been selected as the general contractor for the Gallery 3100 residential project in St. Petersburg, Florida. The $20 million, 122-unit residential project is being developed by Mosaic at Grand Central and the architectural firm is Baker Barrios.
Pneuma Solutions

Technology from Florida’s Pneuma Solutions Breaks the Distance Learning Barrier for Disabled Students

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today Pneuma Solutions launched a free service that redefines the way students with special needs are provided instructional materials. Based on Pneuma's Augmented Document Remediation technology, Scribe for Education allows teachers in K-12 to upload image files to a secure cloud service that provides near real time conversion.

NATIONAL NEWS

IT'S THE WEATHER

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