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NAPLES, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Guardian Angels is proud to announce we will be hosting our Annual Bark-A-Que featuring The Ben Allen Band LIVE in concert! The event will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 10-2. This fun afternoon event will be held at N. Collier Regional Park and includes an incredible BBQ lunch, provided by Mission BBQ, amazing silent auction, raffles and a chance to meet & greet with some of our Service Dog teams, to learn what they do, and how they help.
STUART, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- SFS Tax Problem Solutions Press announces the release of "Now What? I Got a Tax Notice from the IRS. Help!" (ISBN: 978-0692997154) by Jeffrey Schneider. "Now What?" is available nationwide today in paperback. It will be published in an eBook edition in March and an audio book edition in June 2018.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it has added staff to its integration and customer support departments. The new hires will help enhance OpenClose's existing software products, facilitate digital mortgage processes, produce fintech-level innovation and provide excellence in customer support. The company also recently added three senior software engineers to its development team.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- During the first week of Feb. 2018, Fla. Governor Rick Scott announced seven reappointments and five appointments to multiple state boards, including to the Board of Veterinary Medicine and University of Central Florida Board of Trustees.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Medical Care Alert, a leading provider of medical alert systems to senior citizens nationwide, has been named to the University of Florida's Gator100 list of fastest growing alumni companies for the second year in a row.
Union Institute and University’s M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program now accredited by CACREP
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Union Institute & University's Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is awarded accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Union is a national university with academic centers located in: Ohio, Florida, and California.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- As the craft brewery trend matures, RMA ( Redevelopment Management Associates) is advising city leaders on the smartest ways to continuing tapping into the beer industry as a tool for revitalization. In states such as Florida, the full-service economic redevelopment firm, still sees growth potential for craft breweries. In other areas, the firm is guiding cities to develop attraction plans for distilleries, co-op breweries and brewpubs.
Miami Mold Specialist Adds ULV Particle Foggers and Heavy Duty Steam Cleaners to Mold Removal Arsenal
MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Eco-friendly mold inspection, mold removal, and indoor environmental service provider in South Florida, Miami Mold Specialists, continues to enhance service offerings, updates HVAC mold removal protocols with new line of high tech equipment.
BRADENTON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Nearly 500,000 residential property owners across the State of Florida have already incurred substantial out-of-pocket expenses due Irma losses because of high hurricane claim deductibles, according to Consumer Insurance Trust LLC (Claim Forward). The standard hurricane deductible across most insurers is usually 2 percent of the dwelling value.
WILLISTON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla. On January 20, 2018 its Founder and CEO, Carol Borden and National Canine Program Director, Nate Burney were at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. to accept the 2018 VETTY Award for outstanding efforts in Veterans Mental Health.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) today announced that they have terminated their contract as Managers to the Pompano Beach CRA, a position the firm has held since 2009. Despite the redevelopment agency's newsworthy success in transforming the city, the firm's principals, Kim Briesemeister and Chris Brown, felt that terminating their contract was their only option due to the hostile environment that has been pervading the CRA meetings over the past few months. The termination letter submitted on February 1, 2018 will result in a 90-day transition period.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Inc. magazine named Spodak Dental Group on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment- its independent small and midsized businesses.
MIAMI, Fla /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates today announced that the Miami-Dade County Commission voted 10-1 to approve RMA's redevelopment plan for the Naranja Lakes CRA. The award-winning Pompano Beach-based redevelopment firm was hired by Miami-Dade County to write the plan for the recently expanded CRA area, which will contribute towards the development of the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) plan in South Dade.
IRS Lien and Levy Holiday is over says Jeffrey Schneider EA – If you owe back taxes, notices are coming again...
STUART, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- After a temporary break during the hurricanes and the holidays, the Liens, Levies and Garnishments that were held back by the IRS are starting again and will be en route to your mailbox to those that owe back taxes, says Jeffrey Schneider EA, CTRS, NTPI Fellow, and principal at SFS Tax Problem Solutions.
MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Music Expo, the conference to inspire music makers, announced today its second Miami edition to be held March 24, 2018 at SAE Institute. Hosted in association with Sound On Sound Magazine, the all-day conference will feature production and mixing workshops, music business panels, product demos as well as a beat battle.
Historic Ali Cultural Arts Celebrates Black History Month 2018: ‘Beans, Rice & Gumbo’ Art Exhibition by Adewale Adenle
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Historic Ali Cultural Arts in Pompano Beach is proud to celebrate Black History Month with an art exhibition by Nigerian artist, Adewale Adenle. Beans, Rice and Gumbo: Facts, Fictions and Frictions of Black History narrates the history of blacks from the pre-slavery era through the present day. The exhibition runs from February 1, 2018 through March 29, 2018.
C Diff Foundation Raises Clostridium difficile Infection Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide for 2018
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness of Clostridium difficile infection (C.difficile) clinical trials, clinical studies, clinical research and observational studies evaluating interventions for C. difficile prevention, treatments, and environmental safety.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- St. Thomas University will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday, Jan. 24, for its new Gus Machado School of Business Complex. The new building will have state-of-the-art classrooms with a robust technology infrastructure. It will include a trading room and a global conference auditorium.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group has been named a VIP: Platinum Provider of Invisalign(R) for 2018, which is the second highest distinction in the field. VIP: Platinum Providers make up a select few of all North American Invisalign(R) Providers and are among some of the most experienced. (VIDEO)
Florida Governor Rick Scott’s 2018 ‘State of the State’ Address Covers Topics from Citrus Industry to Families
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Tues morning Jan 9, 2018 -- Good morning. I am honored to deliver my final state of the state today. I would first like to recognize: Speaker of the House Richard Corcoran. Speaker, I appreciate your commitment to cutting taxes and for fighting to make sure every Florida student can get a great education. Senate President Joe Negron. President, your focus on Lake Okeechobee and Florida’s environment will benefit countless Floridians and visitors for generations.