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Concord RENTS Announces the Groundbreaking For Venue At Viera Senior Living Apartments

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:28pm

VIERA, Fla., July 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ConcordRENTS announces the groundbreaking of Venue at Viera Senior Living Apartments, a $32 Million affordable senior housing community, consisting of 145 apartment homes serving those making 40% - 80% of the area median income.

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  • VIERA, Fla., July 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ConcordRENTS announces the groundbreaking of Venue at Viera Senior Living Apartments, a $32 Million affordable senior housing community, consisting of 145 apartment homes serving those making 40% - 80% of the area median income.
  • As the newest affordable senior community in Brevard County and the first ever in the town of Viera, Venue at Viera Senior Living is located on N. Wickham Road, west of I-95, near the Viera Hospital.
  • Within minutes of The Avenue at Viera, Duran Golf Club and Viera Regional Park, this community is set to satisfy all of your recreational, entertainment and dining needs and desires.
  • Each home will be fully equipped with granite countertops, CleanSteel energy efficient appliances and screened in patios, along with other modern features.

Naval Aviation Museum Foundation Announces Retirement of CEO Lt. Gen. Duane Thiessen, USMC (Ret.); Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad, USN (Ret.) Named as Successor

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 6:06pm

PENSACOLA, Fla., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation announced the retirement of Lt. Gen. Duane Thiessen, USMC (Ret.)

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  • PENSACOLA, Fla., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation announced the retirement of Lt. Gen. Duane Thiessen, USMC (Ret.)
  • Thiessen has been a committed steward of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation's mission, overseeing budgeting, fundraising and administration.
  • "With Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad, we are extremely fortunate to welcome a dynamic leader as the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation President and CEO," added Zortman.
  • The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation is the nonprofit, 501(c)(3), sole benefactor to the National Naval Aviation Museumand the fuel that allows the museum to take flight.

Survey Results Demonstrate Small Business Resiliency: How 100+ Independent Business Owners Responded to the Pandemic

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:38pm

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --PostcardMania surveyed 126 small business owners to gauge the community's response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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  • CLEARWATER, Fla., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --PostcardMania surveyed 126 small business owners to gauge the community's response to the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Those 126 respondens demonstrate a highly resilient business economy that met the challenge of COVID-19 head on, highlighting the adaptability of American small business owners and their dedication to ensuring their business's survival.
  • Results from the survey indicate the pandemic affected virtually every business in some way, with 58% of respondents reporting they pivoted to continue operations.
  • Said Gendusa, "I was optimistic about how small business owners would respond, and they didn't let me down.

Treasure Coast Hospice Certified as a Great Place to Work®

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 8:00pm

STUART, Fla., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Great Place to Work Institute has honored Treasure Coast Hospice with certification as a Great Place to Work.

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  • STUART, Fla., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Great Place to Work Institute has honored Treasure Coast Hospice with certification as a Great Place to Work.
  • This is the first year Treasure Coast Hospice has participated in the survey, with 83% of staff members saying that it is a great place to work compared to 59% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company.
  • "Treasure Coast Hospice is honored to be recognized for being a Great Place to Work," said CEO Jackie Kendrick, CHPCA.
  • "We applaud Treasure Coast Hospice for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback," said Dr. Jacquelyn Kung of Great Place to Work's senior care affiliate Activated Insights.

Nehemiah Orlando Entrepreneurship Training Community Center Grand Opening

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 3:00pm

APOPKA, Fla., July 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nehemiah Project International Ministries , NPIM, announces the grand opening of a state-of-the-art Entrepreneurship Center in Orlando, Florida.

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  • APOPKA, Fla., July 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nehemiah Project International Ministries , NPIM, announces the grand opening of a state-of-the-art Entrepreneurship Center in Orlando, Florida.
  • With social distancing best practices in place, the Nehemiah Entrepreneurship Community Center Orlando cordially invites the public to its open house and ribbon cutting, Thursday, July 16, 2020.
  • The entrepreneurship training center, known as the E-Community Center, is located at 278 Semoran Commerce Place, Apopka, Florida 32703.
  • Patrice and Gina Tsague founded Biblical Entrepreneurship in 1997, followed by the Nehemiah Project in 1999.

Landmark Recovery Announces Charitable Partnership with American Airlines Unions

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 1:00pm

Landmark Recovery today announced a charitable partnership with American Airlines , CWA , AFLCIO , CBTU and Farm Share to help American Airlines employees at the Miami-Dade Airport who, due to COVID, have seen a significant decrease in work hours.

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  • Landmark Recovery today announced a charitable partnership with American Airlines , CWA , AFLCIO , CBTU and Farm Share to help American Airlines employees at the Miami-Dade Airport who, due to COVID, have seen a significant decrease in work hours.
  • Landmark is participating in a food drive for the Miami-Dade Airport American Airlines union employees on July 9th.
  • At this event put together by CWA, and hosted at an American Airlines airplane hangar, Landmark volunteers will help provide boxes of food for CWA union members to help provide food for their families.
  • In addition to this food drive event, Landmark will be partnering with American Airlines, CWA, United Way, AFLCIO and many other local organizations to host a resource fair on July 14th at the Miami-Dade Airport for American Airlines union employees.

Audrey Addison Williams, Black Female, Challenges Donald Trump for the Republican Nomination for President of the United States of America

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 1:38pm

NAPLES, Fla., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Reverend Audrey Addison Williams, will formally announce, on Friday July 10th, at 2 p.m. EDT, in Naples Florida, that she is challenging Donald Trump for the Republican nomination for President of the United States.

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  • NAPLES, Fla., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Reverend Audrey Addison Williams, will formally announce, on Friday July 10th, at 2 p.m. EDT, in Naples Florida, that she is challenging Donald Trump for the Republican nomination for President of the United States.
  • The event will take place at Southern Style Restaurant Bayfront Place, Naples, FL 34102 Tel:(239) 331-4821.
  • "I invite all citizens to return to the party of economic opportunity, but it must be the party of economic opportunity for all.
  • It was Republicans who first defended the right of black men to vote and protected their access to the polls.

GovTech Innovation Leader GCR Opens 'Center of Excellence' in Central Florida

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 4:24pm

GCR will base up to 75 employees there within the first year with plans to grow into the hundreds over the next few years.

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  • GCR will base up to 75 employees there within the first year with plans to grow into the hundreds over the next few years.
  • GCR chose Heathrow after an in-depth site selection process that involved more than a dozen leading locations across the country.
  • "We're thrilled to be part of the Central Florida community, and we are grateful for the leadership of the State of Florida, Seminole County, and the Orlando Economic Partnership for their exceptional work in welcoming GCR," said Amburgey.
  • "Central Florida quickly became the clear frontrunner with its deep skilled-talent pool, proximity to airports and universities, and livability."

Frazier & Deeter's Patrick Crouch Named a Board Member of Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 3:30pm

TAMPA, Fla., July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Frazier & Deeter, one of the nation's largest accounting and advisory firms, announced today that Patrick Crouch has been named a board member of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA), Tampa Bay Chapter .

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  • TAMPA, Fla., July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Frazier & Deeter, one of the nation's largest accounting and advisory firms, announced today that Patrick Crouch has been named a board member of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA), Tampa Bay Chapter .
  • Members are able to make face to face connections with each other, potential members and other alliance opportunities.
  • "We're thrilled to have Patrick join the Advisory Board," said Silvana Capaldi, Founding Chair of the Tampa Bay Advisory Board.
  • As a Partner in the Assurance & Advisory practice of Frazier & Deeter, Patrick Crouch works with both public and private companies primarily in the middle-market.

goPuff Continues Miami Growth with New Local Business Partnerships, Free Delivery Offer

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 7:18pm

To celebrate rapid expansion in the area, goPuff is offering an unprecedented deal: free delivery for the rest of the year!

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  • To celebrate rapid expansion in the area, goPuff is offering an unprecedented deal: free delivery for the rest of the year!
  • ), but they can also order from and support local businesses via goPuff.
  • goPuff now operates in four Miami-area locations, including Fort Lauderdale, Wynwood, Miami Gardens and Miami North.
  • goPuff also recently made a donation with the Miami Baptist Hospital System, part of goPuffs Health Care Support Initiative.