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County Launches Census 2020 Workforce Campaign
Friday, July 31, 2020
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - The County is leading a countywide campaign encouraging all employers, large and small, to dedicate 10-15 minutes for employees to complete the 2020 Census. As Broward County’s census response rates are stagnating, the campaign presents a unique opportunity to engage various industries and workforce organizations within Broward
Broward county loses 69,500 jobs year over year
Friday, July 31, 2020
DISCLAIMER: Please note that June 2020 statistics will not fully reflect the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and recovery, as the data collection period is only through the second week of each prior month (the week of the 12th of the Month). A STATEMENT FROM BOB SWINDELL: “Our goal continues to be to assist businesses in the phased
Alliance and Partners Release New Aviation Asset Map
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and regional partners are proud to unveil the new Aviation Asset Map. This asset map is meant to help tell the story of aviation in South Florida and showcase the large cluster of aviation industry businesses including MROs, parts companies, training facilities, airports, FBOs, carriers and OEMs. The map will be shared
Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Six to the Florida Commission on Human Relations including Monica Cepero, Deputy Administrator for Broward County
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Darrick McGhee, Dawn Hanson, Angela Primiano, Monica Cepero, Libby Farmer and Larry Hart to the Florida Commission on Human Relations. Monica Cepero - Cepero, of Broward, is the deputy county administrator in the Office of the County Administrator for Broward County. Since 2008,
Supporters of Broward Launch Campaign to Jumpstart Economy
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
With a virtual campaign launch from several locations including the Broward Center, this community-wide initiative encourages everyone in the community to support local businesses. Led by Six Pillars Broward, an initiative of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, the goal of this playful campaign is to kickstart the economy safely by encouraging everyone to
Broward County Agencies Receive 13 National Achievement Awards
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward County has received 13 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for innovative and effective government programs that enhance quality of life for residents. The award-winning programs are all services of the Broward County Commission. Broward County is recognized five times for using new technology
County Issues Emergency Order 20-19 to Close Beaches
Monday, June 29, 2020
BROWARD COUNTY, FL – The number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge across Florida, with increases in all South Florida counties, and particularly in Broward. On Sunday, after consultation with Municipal Mayors, the Mayor of Miami-Dade County and the Administrator of Palm Beach County, Mayor Dale V.C. Holness announced the closure of Broward County
CareerSource Broward Names New President/CEO
Friday, June 26, 2020
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –– The CareerSource Broward Council of Elected Officials and the Broward Workforce Development Board Inc. announced the appointment of Carol Hylton to the position of President/CEO. Hylton, who was unanimously appointed by the Council, will replace outgoing President/CEO Mason C. Jackson and begin her new role starting July
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