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Florida SBDC, SBA to open Mobile Business Recovery Centers in Bradenton

Florida SBDC Network – Small businesses in Manatee County impacted by Hurricane Ian will be able to receive help applying for…

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Student goes from paralyzed to Polk State OTA & Orlando Health

Chase Roberts was told he would never walk again. Now, he’s not only on his own two feet — he…

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Chamber Foundation

Florida Chamber Foundation Unveils Reimagined Florida Gap Map to Unite Business Leaders Around Addressing Inequality of Opportunity

Today, the Florida Chamber Foundation, in partnership with the Florida Prosperity Project Advisory Board, the Florida Business Alliance for Early…

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You’re invited to learn about the LEGOLAND® Florida Resort/Polk State College Building Higher Pre-Paid Scholarship

Polk State College and LEGOLAND® Florida Resort are hosting an open house on November 1, 2022, on the Polk State…

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University of Florida Economists estimate up to $1.56 billion hit to Florida agriculture due to Hurricane Ian

The combination of seasonal crops, livestock, nursery and aquaculture products potentially lost as a result of category 4 Hurricane Ian…

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IRSC Enrollment on the Rise, Bucking State and National Trends

According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, total college enrollment for spring 2022 fell (-4.1%)—marking the fifth-consecutive national enrollment…

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Chamber Foundation

Florida Chamber Foundation Welcomes Florida Virtual School’s Sam Verghese to its Future of Work Florida Initiative Advisory Board

The Florida Chamber Foundation’s Future of Work Florida Initiative proudly welcomes Sam Verghese, Florida Virtual School Chief Operating Officer, as…

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A child’s ZIP code shouldn’t dictate their future on poverty | Commentary

The latest reports show there are 773,801 children living in poverty in Florida’s 983 ZIP codes. Florida Chamber Foundation research…

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2022 Florida Learners to Earners Solution Summit Unites Business Leaders Around Preparing Florida’s Future Workforce

In order to compete on a global stage, Florida’s economy must continue its forward momentum and not only create 1.62…

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Argo AI and Ford to Launch Self-Driving Vehicles on Lyft Network by End of 2021

        DEARBORN, Mich., JULY 21, 2021 – In an industry-first collaboration, Argo AI, Lyft and Ford Motor…

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Fifth Third Bank’s Julio Ramirez has been promoted to Senior Commercial Banker for South Florida

NAPLES AND FORT LAUDERDALE – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, has announced Julio Ramirez, Commercial Sales Manager for Tampa Bay,…

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Apprenticeship grant helps SPC support local employers

From health care to technology, St. Petersburg College is working with local employers to fill in-demand careers through its apprenticeship…

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Polk State President Falconetti inducted as Chair of Florida College System Council of Presidents

Polk State College President Angela Garcia Falconetti was inducted in June as Chair of the Florida College System Council of…

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