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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).
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This afternoon, data from the Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter said that maximum winds have increased to 75 miles...
Following Confirmation of Zika in Mosquitoes, Fla. Gov. Scott Directs DOH to Aggressively Expand Prevention Measures
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS) confirmed that they have detected Zika in three mosquito...
DANIA BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — The Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration (DBASC) is seeking volunteers for the exciting fourth annual event from April 2-3, 2016. This two-day celebration, held in the heart of downtown Dania Beach in Frost Park at 300 NE 2nd Street, will feature numerous local and regional artists showcasing their unique creations.