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Central-North Florida District Export Council: Global Business Management Certificate Opens Enrollment
ORLANDO, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The Central-North Florida District Export Council recently opened enrollment in its new Global Business Management Certificate program for companies looking to grow their presence in the global marketplace and for individuals wanting to prepare for the NASBITE (National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators) Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation, often a requested qualification in the U.S.
ORLANDO, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- Mateo Blanco, an accomplished musician and celebrated visual artist, is re-releasing his debut album "Mateo Blanco 724," in honor of its 10th anniversary.
Mortgage Tech Provider OpenClose Experiences Significant Growth and Continues Adding Award Winning Talent
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- OpenClose®, the leading mortgage fintech provider and multi-channel loan origination system (LOS), with nearly 20 years of successful implementations, announced that their newly tapped VP of Sales Engineering, Chris Olsen, was honored by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine as one of the '40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40.'
MIAMI, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- 777 Partners, a Miami based investment firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Uown Leasing ("Uown"), from Shepard Capital Partners. Uown, a lease-to-own company based in Tampa, was founded in 2008.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- UpsideHōM has officially launched in the United States. The fully managed, shared living concept for senior citizens is an entirely new approach to senior living. The company utilizes standalone single-family homes in lively neighborhoods and provides a turnkey and frictionless living experience for those who desire simplified living, later in life.
SANIBEL, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Beach Floor & Decor of Sanibel, Florida has won a "Best Of Houzz" award for Outstanding Customer Service" on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- Frisky Cat Café is just a few short weeks away from being the first cat café in St Augustine. Never heard of a cat café? Now's the chance to experience one. And, there are more coming to cities around the country. Frisky Cat Café is partnering with Bold Bean Coffee Roasters and will be located at 1092 S. Ponce De Leon.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- iTrinegy announced today that it will be showcasing its Software-Defined Test Networks at SD-WAN Expo being held February 11 - 14, 2020 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/ Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Florida General Contractor, Current Builders, Introduces Innovative Parking Garage Building Technique
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- Current Builders has introduced a new time-saving technique to build parking garages using a "column hung shoring system." The award-winning general contractor based in Florida, recently topped out their Aura Boca project.
TAMPA, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- Local entrepreneurs and LGBT couple, Charlotte Kibert and Elizabeth Brackman, are proud to announce the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the very first Baptiste Power Yoga affiliate studio in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa. All Y'all Yoga is a studio that is dedicated to the simple belief that yoga is for anyone.
BOCA RATON, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- Palm Beach Premier Real Estate has just listed an intracoastal dream estate in the heart of Boca Raton. Built in 2002, this Tuscan-inspired villa is situated on a rare-to-find, oversized point lot that boasts panoramic views and a south side location, showering it with sun all day long. With 233 feet of water frontage, this modern-day estate is an absolute gem.
PALM BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- Luxury Palm Beach Agent, Jim McCann, lists an incredible Palm Beach residence offered for $6.7 Million. The tree-lined avenues of Palm Beach are home to some world's most iconic luxury properties, delivering a lifestyle of privilege and style. And now, it's your turn to experience this sought-after way of life with this stunning Monterey style home.
OCALA, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today they are expanding their insurance offering in the Farm & Ranch Insurance market with the practice being led by Chris Moore (President, EPIC Farm & Ranch).
BRADENTON, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- On Wednesday February 12, 2020 at 1 p.m., come meet and greet a ninety-six-year-old marine, Gene Christie, as he releases his CD containing a song to honor his fellow Marines in the 5th Division who won the Battle of Iwo Jima at great sacrifice.
LAKE PARK, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Lake Park, Florida-based Forest Development has received unanimous approval from the Town of Lake Park to build Nautilus 211, a 332-unit, 1.15 million sq. ft. luxury condominium project with mixed use components that will rise along the Intracoastal Waterway, overlooking the Lake Park Harbor Marina.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Small Lives Matter Kitten Rescue Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization specializing in saving sick and orphaned kittens, announces that they are partnering with Whiskers Cafe, LLC and Bold Bean Coffee Roasters to open Frisky Cat Cafe at 1092 S. Ponce De Leon Blvd. in St. Augustine, Florida. It's a first-of-its-kind cat cafe, combining a coffee beverage cafe with a cat lounge.
Papa Inc. & Priority Health Announce Partnership Launch to Offer Senior Citizens More Freedom to Age in Place
MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Papa Inc., a nationwide provider for seniors and caregivers announced today its newest partnership with Priority Health. Papa will provide "Grandkids On-Demand" for Priority Health's PriorityMedicare Edge and PriorityMedicare Ideal Medicare Advantage plan members.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Santa Fe Suites, a health care executive office suite complex, is celebrating their 10th Anniversary in Delray Beach. The suites house 22 businesses with spa and health services functions that also features 65 parking spaces. The first floor offers salon services that include haircuts and styling, waxing, nail treatments, facials and skin care treatments, and massages.
TAMPA, Fla., /Florida Newswire/ -- The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) today announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the Oscar Mike Foundation (OMF) establishing NMEDA as the Official Vehicle Sponsor for OMF's signature event, the United States Quad Rugby Association National Championships.
MIAMI, Fla., /Florida Newswire/ -- Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and caregivers nationwide, announced today its partnership with Alignment Healthcare to provide "Grandkids On-Demand" for qualifying members of its Medicare Advantage plans. A soft launch kicked off in Los Angeles on Sept. 1, 2019, with expansion to additional membership on Jan. 1, 2020.