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FORT PIERCE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Thursday (July 22), Governor Ron DeSantis celebrated the signing of House Bill 3 and announced that Florida is investing $270 million in literacy initiatives throughout the state. On June 29, Governor DeSantis signed HB 3, creating the “New Worlds Reading Initiative,” Florida’s first statewide book distribution program.
Melissa Martz’s Congressional Campaign Finishes First Quarter with Strong Grassroots Support in Florida
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- A tenacious fighter, attorney, mother and anti-child trafficking advocate, Melissa Martz hit the streets three months ago to garner community support for Florida's 18th Congressional District. Her first quarter FEC filings show she did just that by raising $202,000.
ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) announced today a partnership with San Diego based Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®). The relationship is an important step in both company's efforts to affect positive change - addressing the housing needs of underserved communities as well as encouraging and developing a more diverse work force in the mortgage sector.
Spodak Dental Group Partners with the Delray Beach Police Department to Provide a Safe Remote Location During Hurricane Season
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- With hurricane season approaching, the Spodak Dental Group team once again partners with the Delray Beach Police Department to provide the disaster relief team a safe "home base" shelter in the event of a severe weather occurrence.
Live, Virtual C. diff. Symposium 2021 supports and guides patients, families, and caregivers through a C. difficile illness
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The C Diff Foundation will host a free, live-online, and interactive symposium on Friday, July 16, 2021 from 1 to 3 p.m. EDT. Sponsored by Seres Therapeutics, the event is designed for patients who are being treated for a C. diff. infection (CDI) in addition to those who are recovering or who have experienced CDI recurrences.
DAVIE, Fla., /Florida Newswire/ -- There's a new kid on the block and it's rocking the Esports industry. Unified Pro-Am Association (UPA) is now the number one premier destination for NBA2k Tournaments hosted by any one of the leagues for serious NBA2k gamers. And for gamers who want to be drafted in the NBA2k League, it's the best opportunity out there.
C. diff. Survivor and a Registered Dietician publish book for patients, families, and caregivers impacted by Clostridioides difficile
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- In the new book, "Managing a C. difficile Infection: For Patients, Families, and Caregivers" (ISBN: 979-8519789851), Nancy C. Caralla, three-time C. diff. Survivor, Founding President of the C Diff Foundation, and Karen F. Factor, MS, RD. LDN, Nutrition Wellness Chairperson, share their knowledge and experience with patients, family members, and caregivers who have been impacted by a CDI infection.
Celebrity Cannabis Activist Ed ‘NJWeedman’ Forchion Announces Grand Opening: The Joint of Miami Independence Day Festivities
MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The cannabis community's most beloved and beleaguered outlaw, Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion, is celebrating this Fourth of July weekend with his biggest bong bang ever. The Joint of Miami, located in Miami's trendy Wynwood Art District, officially opens its doors during Independence Day Weekend.
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The folks at AJ's Seafood and Oyster Bar know that there's no better way to kick off the summer than with a live firework show along Florida's Emerald Coast. That's why it's excited to host a free firework show at AJ's on the Bayou, one of its four popular locations.
ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Cole Engineering Services, Inc. (CESI), a By Light Company, has been awarded a $179M Other Transaction Authority (OTA) agreement to serve as the core software enabler for the Synthetic Training Environment (STE) Training Simulation Software / Training Management Tool (TSS/TMT).
Pompano Beach Arts Music Series 2021 Welcomes Live Audiences: Allan Harris and Leesa Richards Take the Stage
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is excited to welcome back live audiences to the Pompano Beach Cultural Center for the remaining concerts in the Pompano Beach Arts Music Series. July's concert features jazz great Allan Harris and August showcases soulful songstress Leesa Richards.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Care Cap Plus, an innovative healthcare finance company serving medical practices and hospitals across the country, today announced that it has relocated its headquarters from New Jersey to Jacksonville, Florida.
POMANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders completed its largest construction project commission on-time, during the pandemic thanks to the firm's excellent communication strategies, tech savvy, and smart contingency planning. Uptown Boca is the most ambitious development constructed in western Boca Raton in the last 20 years.
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- For nearly two years, the indie documentary, "Christians in the Mirror," produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, streamed on Amazon Prime before it was removed without warning or explanation. Its producers want to know why.
MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- beycome, the digital brokerage that empowers consumers to be their own real estate agent, announced it surpassed the mark of 5,000 homes sold last month. Since its launch in 2017, beycome has saved consumers over $71 million in real estate commissions.
Owner Alan Laird of AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar Ranked as one of the Most Influential Restaurant Execs
DESTIN, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- In 2020, readers of "Nation's Restaurant News" had a chance to weigh in on who they considered leaders in the restaurant industry. The people have spoken and Florida's own Alan Laird, owner of AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, ranked number 37 out of 500 submissions in the category for "Most Influential Restaurant Executives in the Country" on its "Power List 2020."
Report: Shoplifting and Dishonest Employee Avg. Case Values Increased in 2020, says Jack L. Hayes International’s 33rd Retail Theft Survey
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Jack L. Hayes International, Inc. released today the results of their 33rd Annual Retail Theft Survey which reports on over 184,000 shoplifters and dishonest employee apprehensions in 2020 by just 22 large retailers, who recovered over $81 million from these thieves.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders is proud to be part of the nationwide celebration of Construction Safety Week taking place May 3-7, 2021. This year's theme, Be Present, Be Focused, Be Safe targets the holistic health of workers in the industry.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., /Florida Newswire/ -- The City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Department has enhanced the Sergeant Kip Jacoby Park with a new all-inclusive playground that features equipment that will encourage side-by-side play for all children.
ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- ViewTech Borescopes announced they are returning to exhibit for the ninth time during MRO Americas 2021 and will be located at booth #1501. With MRO Americas live event being held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from April 27-29, this year's in-person event will be co-located with the Military Aviation Logistics & Maintenance Symposium (MALMS).