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A new take on being an SOB (SFBW)
Friday, September 18, 2020
by Drew Limsky Attention Broward shoppers: Now you can wear your social responsibility and community spirit on your shirt, your hat or on your mask. Now SOB means Supporter of Broward, courtesy of the Six Pillars Broward initiative, Broward County’s community-led economic development plan. Its message: Buy local and consistently. Luciano Todeschini
 
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show still on for October
Thursday, September 10, 2020
EFI Daily Newsclips By Michael Adams – Managing Editor, South Florida Business Journal While most events in South Florida have been canceled over safety concerns with the Covid-19 pandemic, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is moving full steam ahead. The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), along with
 
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida Housing Approval of Additional $45 Million Coronavirus Relief Funds for COVID-19 Affected Households
Friday, September 4, 2020
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Board of Directors for the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) approved the remaining $45 million of the $120 million to local governments to assist Floridians impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with rental and mortgage assistance. Through the Coronavirus Aid,
 
John Ruffin, ‘Motivational whisperer’ for hundreds, and former Alliance Board of Directors Chair, dies of cancer
Saturday, August 1, 2020
JOHN RUFFIN 1941-2020 By Karina Elwood Coral Springs – July 31, 2020 To his friends and family, John Ruffin was a change agent. Everywhere he went, everything he touched, he fostered change for the better. His years of community service and mentoring helped hundreds. Ruffin, a businessman, mentor and supporter of education, died Friday of prostate
 
Florida’s top CEOs — 135 strong — call for masks and more to stem rising COVID-19 cases | Sun Sentinel Opinion
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
By Top Florida CEOs | South Florida Sun Sentinel In a unique show of unity, 135 top Florida executives call for Floridians to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by following the CDC’s safety guidelines, including wearing a mask when you’re outside of your home. Florida Blue CEO Pat Geraghty spearheaded the effort, which represents a mix of
 
It could be years before Florida’s jobs recover from COVID-19
Monday, July 13, 2020
By DAVID LYONS, SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL South Florida’s tourism-heavy economy is paying a price in jobs lost to COVID-19 — a toll so heavy that some executives don’t see a recovery until two years from now. All three counties have lost a substantial number of jobs in hotels, restaurants and leisure-oriented businesses, but
 
"SOB" (Supporters of Broward) Campaign focuses on safety, growing economy as Coronavirus cases rise
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
By: Kirk Gimenez Broward County’s economic recovery from the Coronavirus Pandemic has a playful marketing campaign called S-O-B’S, which stands for Supporters of Broward. The 90-day campaign's focus is to get local customers and big business alike to be SOB’s, Supporters of Broward. The campaign encourages all to be safe by
 
Visit Lauderdale’s Safe + Clean Pledge Sets Tourism Industry Safety Standards
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE – Hotels, tourist attractions, restaurants and businesses throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale (Broward County) are taking Visit Lauderdale’s Safe + Clean Pledge. The pledge provides a unified message that health and safety standards and protections against spread of COVID-19 are a top priority as visitors arrive for the
 
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