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Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Created More Than 10,000 New Jobs Over the Year
Monday, June 18, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — On June 15, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 10,200 new private-sector jobs in the past year, continuing to be among the top five Florida metro areas for private-sector job growth. Fort Lauderdale’s unemployment rate remained a low 3.2 percent in May, down 0.6 percentage point from a year
 
Broward County adds 10,600 jobs year over year †
Monday, June 18, 2018
(Fort Lauderdale, FL - Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.2 percent unemployment rate in May 2018. This rate was 0.6 percentage point lower than the region’s year ago rate of 3.8 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 10,600 jobs (+1.3 percent) over the year, with an employment of 852,200 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano
 
Gov. Scott Appoints Matthew Caldwell to Broward College District Board of Trustees
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Matthew Caldwell to the Broward College District Board of Trustees. Caldwell, 38, of Fort Lauderdale, is the president and chief executive officer of the Florida Panthers Hockey Club. He also serves on the board of directors for the Boys & Girls Club, and as a council
 
Alliance receives Commissionerís Business Recognition Award at Florida Chamber Foundationís Learners to Earners Workforce Summit
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Pictured: Ron Drew, SVP of Marketing and Communications pictured with Florida Commissioner Pam Stewart, was honored to receive the award on behalf of the Alliance.at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Learners to Earners Workforce Summit. COLIN HACKLEY PHOTO The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance was recognized with the Commissioner’s Business
 
Stoneman Douglas Victimsí Fund Accepting Donations Through June 30
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
PARKLAND, Fla. – Broward Education Foundation and members of the steering committee responsible for setting the distribution policy for funds collected through the official Stoneman Douglas Victims’ Fund will continue to fundraise through June 30. Donations can be made at https://www.gofundme.com/stonemandouglasvictimsfund or a corporate or
 
Florida Sterling Council and FloridaMakes Announce Finalists for the Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Awards
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Sterling Council and FloridaMakes today announced that 27 manufacturing companies have been named as finalists for the second Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Awards. The winners, chosen from the finalists, will be announced at the 2018 Governor's Sterling Awards Banquet at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande
 
Two Business Executives Named to Broward Education Foundation Board of Directors
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Two South Florida business leaders have been named to the Board of Directors for Broward Education Foundation, a 501C3 dedicated to transforming the lives of Broward County Public School students through the support of quality education and the organization that launched https://www.gofundme.com/stonemandouglasvictimsfund to
 
Get Ready for the Economic Census
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The U.S. Census Bureau will mail out instructions for filling out the Economic Census to businesses nationwide in early May. U.S. businesses - including those in U.S. territories - will receive information by mail with instructions to set up an account to complete their Economic Census online. Data will be collected for approximately 3.7 million business
 
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