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FLORIDA NEWS

FLORIDA NEWS
Florida business and government news.

One Woman’s Mission: Empowering Rural Villages, Transforming Lives

AKUM, Cameroon, May 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cameroon Partnership in Development today announces a program, Cameroon Cultural Travelling and Volunteering, started by Anja Schwarz from Germany, an adventure traveler interested in cultures, who prefers experiencing another culture as a member of that community, and in the process, finds opportunities to transform lives in communities in need.
The Soup Kitchen

The Soup Kitchen of Boynton Beach announces 30th Anniversary Fundraiser Gala

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Soup Kitchen Inc. of Boynton Beach is proud to announce its first gala in recognition of its 30th anniversary in serving the local Florida community. The organization is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, sustaining itself only through the generosity of the community and its volunteers.
Florida Chamber Foundation

All 11 of Florida’s Regional Planning Council’s have completed their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This week, the Florida Chamber Foundation announced that all 11 of Florida’s Regional Planning Council’s (RPCs) have completed their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS) using the Foundation’s Six Pillars framework and will become the Foundation’s strategic partner in demonstrating the value of the Six Pillars across the state.
US Dept of State

Haitian National Police to Train at Miami-Dade Police Department

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Twenty-one officers from the Haitian National Police Counternarcotics Unit (BLTS) started a three-week “Train the Trainer” course at the Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute (MDPSTI) yesterday, April 1. The training covers advanced law enforcement investigation techniques.
USA COFFEE CO

Ready for Earth Day 2013, USA Coffee Company Blends Environmentally-Friendly Coffee

PLANTATION, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Earth Day is April 22 and USA Coffee Company is doing its part to save the planet. Florida-based USA Coffee Company is proud of its efforts to produce conventional certified Hawaiian coffee that is environmentally friendly.
VLP LAW Group

Intellectual Property Expert Scott Austin joins VLP Law Group LLP

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, VLP Law Group LLP has announced that trademark attorney Scott R. Austin, Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Intellectual Property Law, has joined the firm from Gordon and Rees LLP.
FLA GOV SCOTT

Statement from Florida Governor Scott Regarding the International Driver’s License Repeal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Fla. Governor Rick Scott today made the following statement regarding the progress of international driver’s license legislation: “I applaud the Florida House of Representatives and the Senate Committee on Community Affairs for passing legislation to amend a state statute to improve driver’s license provisions for international visitors."
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Florida Gov. Scott Announces Turbine Controls Expansion to Bring 60 Jobs to Miramar

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Connecticut-based Turbine Controls, Inc. (TCI) – an industry leader in providing aircraft engine component maintenance, repair and overhaul services to aviation and industrial customers across the globe – has announced an upcoming expansion to Miramar, Fla. that will create 60 jobs.
Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Awards Two Governor’s Business Ambassador Awards at JMI

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Governor Rick Scott awarded Governor's Business Ambassador Awards to The James Madison Institute (JMI) President and CEO Dr. Robert McClure, III, and to board member Robert Gidel, Sr. for their work in creating jobs for Florida families. The Governor presented the award at JMI's 25th Anniversary Gala.
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Governor Rick Scott Statement on the Resignation of Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Fla. Gov. Rick Scott today made the following statement at a media availability, following the resignation of Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll: "Local, state and federal law enforcement officials just held a press conference in Orlando, announcing that 57 individuals were charged with illegal activity linked to a $300 million conspiracy orchestrated by Allied Veterans of the World.'
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott: More than 260,000 Job Openings Statewide – February Online Job Vacancies Increase by 8 Percent

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced the number of available online job openings in Florida increased by 8.8 percent in February 2013 compared to the previous February by 21,366, for a total of 263,240 openings (seasonally adjusted). Job postings in Florida also increased over the month compared to January 2013 by 256 openings (+0.1 percent).
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Fla. Gov. Scott Presents $15 Million in School Recognition Funds to Broward County Schools

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Monday, Florida Governor Rick Scott acknowledged Broward County's public schools that sustained high student performance or demonstrated substantial improvement in student performance by presenting a check totaling more than $15 million in School Recognition Program funding to Superintendent Robert W. Runcie. The check presentation was made before an audience of educators and community leaders at Piper High School in the City of Sunrise.
Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Announces TurboCombustor Technology Inc. to Create 200 New Jobs and Invest $16M in Martin County

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Monday, Governor Rick Scott and the Business Development Board of Martin County (BDBMC) announced that TurboCombustor Technology Inc. (TCT), an aerospace parts manufacturing company, has chosen to expand in Martin County, Florida
USA Coffee Company

Florida’s USA Coffee Company Launches Custom Label Coffee Program for Fundraising and Promotions

PLANTATION, Fla., /Florida Newswire/ -- Buying American is a trend that is here to stay and USA Coffee Company stands behind the sentiment one hundred percent. All of its coffee is 100 percent Hawaiian-grown and now it's excited to offer a new custom label program: Our coffee, your custom labels.
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Appoints Gary B. Anderson to the Florida Film and Entertainment Advisory Council

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Friday, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Gary Bryan Anderson to the Florida Film and Entertainment Advisory Council.
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Governor Scott Presents $8.8 Million in School Recognition Funds to Hillsborough County Schools

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Florida Governor Rick Scott on Friday acknowledged Hillsborough County's public schools that have sustained high student performance or demonstrated substantial improvement in student performance by presenting a check totaling nearly $8.8 million in School Recognition Program funding to representatives from Hillsborough County schools.
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day: Stakeholders Praise Governor Scott’s Florida Families First Budget

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott shared his proposed 2013-2014 budget, Florida Families First Budget, which provides $36 million in...
Move For Hunger

AMWAT Moving and Storage Honored as Mover of the Year

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Move For Hunger, a nationwide non-profit hunger relief organization, is proud to announce that AMWAT Moving and Storage of Tallahassee, Fla., is the recipient of the 'Mover of the Year Award' for 2012.
Long Journey with Mr. Jefferson

William G. Hyland Jr.’s book ‘Long Journey with Mr. Jefferson’ expounds on the relationship between historian Dumas Malone and Jefferson

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The magisterial 'collaboration' over half a lifetime between historian Dumas Malone and his subject, Thomas Jefferson, is the basis for William G. Hyland Jr.'s compelling book, 'Long Journey with Mr. Jefferson' (ISBN: 9781612341972). Malone, the courtly and genteel historian from Mississippi, spent 38 years researching and writing the definitive biography of the man who 'invented the United States of America.'
Advanced Resources Marketing Florida

LTCi Leader, Advanced Resources Marketing, announces Satellite Office in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla.. /Florida Newswire/ -- Advanced Resources Marketing (ARM), one of the country's largest distributors of Long Term Care Insurance (LTCi) announced today the opening of a satellite distribution office in Tampa, Fla. This location joins the main office in Boston, and satellite offices in Merion Station, Pa., and McLean, Va., as a growing part of ARM's distribution network.

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