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Christopher Laird Simmons is the founder and CEO of Neotrope® which is involved in entertainment and technology publishing and other media. He is a current member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). He has written for a wide variety of national and regional print publications since 1984.
Ave Maria School of Law

Ave Maria School of Law to Host Solo Practitioner CLE Workshop, Aug. 17, 2018

NAPLES, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Friday, August 17 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Ave Maria Law will host an interactive workshop with an exciting line-up of local, talented speakers. Topics of discussion will include, "What I Wish I Knew When I Started," "Transitioning from Law Firm to Solo Practice," and presentations on eDiscovery, marketing, financial planning and legal research.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott

Florida Gov. Scott Announces $50M in Actions to Combat Algal Blooms

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ Fla. Governor Rick Scott has announced that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) have reached an agreement on a $50 million state investment to fund repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike.
ACLARO

Aclaro to Bring Predictive Analytics to Lending Sector, Expands Operations in the US

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Aclaro, the leading provider of blockchain based open data platforms and solutions, has announced that it has launched a new Fintech Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution focused on the lending industry. The new solution is Aclaro TrueView. Aclaro aims to equip lenders with the innovative tools needed for competitive advantage with its tech savvy, blockchain based predictive analytics platform that can be utilized without incurring heavy costs.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott

Florida Gun Restrictions Legislation Signed by Gov. Rick Scott

PARKLAND, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation (SB 7026) tightening gun restrictions in the state. The legislation raises the legal age for gun purchases to 21, institutes a waiting period of 3 days, and allows for the potential arming of school staff (who are not full-time teachers).
FLA GOV SCOTT

Florida Gov. Scott Recognizes Eight Educators with the 2018 Governor’s Shine Award

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ – This Wednesday, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized eight outstanding educators with the Governor’s Shine Award. The Shine Award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education.
FLA GOV SCOTT

Fla. Gov. Scott Announces 12 Appointments to Multiple State Boards Feb. 2, 2018

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.
Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Wins

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Wins 2018 AUSV ‘VETTY’ Award

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.
Governor Rick Scott

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.
Miami Mold Specialist

Miami Mold Specialist Receives Multiple Awards for its Stellar Service in Helping Businesses and Homeowners

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Miami mold removal company, Miami Mold Specialist, shines as go-to source for mold, indoor air quality, and other related indoor environmental services. Miami Mold Specialist has been making waves all across South Florida. Featured in over 15+ local newspapers, numerous other local and national print and digital news outlets, has hundreds of positive reviews on popular social media outlets.
FLA GOV SCOTT

Florida Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Irma Preparedness Sept. 6

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Fla. Governor Rick Scott received a full update on Hurricane Irma from the State Emergency Operations Center. The Governor is traveling the state today to meet with local officials, ensure communities have all the resources they may need, and to encourage families and visitors to be fully prepared.
C Diff Foundation Announces Scholarship Program

C Diff Foundation Announces Scholarship Program Supporting Health Care Students

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The C Diff Foundation is pleased to announce the Michael and Helen Caralla, Sr. Educational Scholarship program. The scholarship program is to help health care students succeed and reach their educational goals.
City Vista Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach CRA Announces Artist in Residence Program for City Vista Development

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has issued a call for artists of all disciplines to submit applications for the City Vista Artist in Residence (AiR) program. City Vista is a mixed-use apartment building located in the heart of the developing downtown district.
Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Directs Statewide Public Health Emergency for Opioid Epidemic

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This week, following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declaring a national opioid epidemic, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Executive Order 17-146 directing a Public Health Emergency across the state.
Current Builders 45th Anniversary 2017

South Florida’s Current Builders Celebrates its 45th Anniversary in 2017

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders will celebrate their 45th anniversary in June 2017. Formed in 1972, the company has evolved into an award-winning general contracting firm. Throughout the years, Current Builders has worked with the area's leading developers to shape South Florida's landscape with construction volumes of approximately $150 million annually.
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center Expansion and Headquarters Hotel Project to Begin Construction in 2018, Slated to Debut in 2021

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Conceptual plans for the highly anticipated Broward County Convention Center Expansion and Headquarters Hotel Projects were unveiled today before the Broward County Commission, according to the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.
RINGBOOST

GracePointe Church in Lake Mary Enhances Its Re-Branding with a New Custom Phone Number

LAKE MARY, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- GracePointe Church of the Nazarene in central Florida received a unique offering this month, as the team at RingBoost agreed to donate a custom phone number to the Lake Mary-based organization. With its unforgettable new number hooked up in no time, GracePointe is all set to take the church's message to an increasingly large audience in the weeks and months to come.

Free Brand Precision Marketing Event with Strategist Loren Weisman at Spoto’s Oyster Bar

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Palm Beach Business Connection is hosting a free presentation and workshop from Loren Weisman on Thursday, April 13 at 10 a.m. at Spoto's Oyster Bar in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. This one hour talk is titled "Creating Content to Engage Your Three Audiences Simultaneously."
Pompano Beach Cultural Alliance

Pompano Beach Cultural Center Announces 2017 Resident Non-profit Orgs on Board

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Pompano Beach Cultural Center today announced the names of the 11 regional non-profit organizations that will form the Center's resident companies. This Cultural Alliance is comprised of highly regarded performing arts organizations based in South Florida. Each will offer exciting individual performances, while also collaborating on special events and educational programming.
Doctor Kirchner Natural Weed Killer

Great holiday gift for anyone on the Treasure Coast of Florida – except for Weeds!

FORT PIERCE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Looking for that holiday gift or present for the homeowner dealing with weed problems on the Treasure Coast? A weed-free garden, patio, walkway or driveway does not have to come at a high cost to the environment. Doctor Kirchner Natural Weed Killer is your non-toxic, biodegradable, sustainable weed killer solution.
Monica Bankus

Nationwide Appraisal Network (NAN) Welcomes Monica Bankus as VP of Operations

OLDSMAR, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Nationwide Appraisal Network (NAN), an innovative, women-owned, industry-leading appraisal management company with true national coverage, announced today that Monica Bankus has joined the company and will serve as VP of Operations. In that role, she will lead a team that will employ proprietary, groundbreaking technology, enhanced workflow and processes, improved communication with appraisers and lenders - and establish a new Platinum Standard for customer experience at NAN, a standard that with time the mortgage industry might attempt to adopt as its own.

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