Geography of Florida

Winter the Dolphin Makes her Cameo Debut

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 2:53pm

CLEARWATER, Fla., April 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Winter the Dolphin and her friends from the Dolphin Tale movies are sending personalized video messages to friends and family when we all need it most.

Key Points: 
  • CLEARWATER, Fla., April 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Winter the Dolphin and her friends from the Dolphin Tale movies are sending personalized video messages to friends and family when we all need it most.
  • Winter the Dolphin is the first marine animal to be featured on the app designed for celebrity shout-outs.
  • Dr. Mary Frances Greene, Principal at Middlefork Primary School in Illinois, was one of the first 25 to respond.
  • The mission and potential to change people's lives differentiates Clearwater Marine Aquarium from any other aquarium in the world.

COVID-19 Update: Fort Lauderdale Service Updates

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 8:52pm

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to ensure the continued safety of drivers and riders, the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (TMA) has introduced several temporary service changes to the Fort Lauderdale Sun Trolley as of Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to ensure the continued safety of drivers and riders, the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (TMA) has introduced several temporary service changes to the Fort Lauderdale Sun Trolley as of Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
  • "We intend to make these service updates minimally disruptive and are eager to resume normal operation as soon as it is safe."
  • Founded in 1992, the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (TMA), a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, manages the Sun Trolley and the Riverwalk Water Trolley.
  • Approximately 30,000 passengers per month utilize the TMA's seven routes connecting residents, tourists and working professionals from Fort Lauderdale's neighborhoods to Broward County Transit, Tri-Rail and Brightline, as well as destinations such as Fort Lauderdale Beach, the Broward County Courthouse and the Galleria at Fort Lauderdale.

Trulieve Announces Month-Long Live Streams To Find Resources for Florida Residents

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 7:00pm

The TruTalks will be streamed in half hour increments with community partners and will contain information related to the social services available to all Florida residents.

Key Points: 
  • The TruTalks will be streamed in half hour increments with community partners and will contain information related to the social services available to all Florida residents.
  • For the inaugural stream, Trulieve is partnering with Lutheran Social Services, a national organization with offices in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • WHAT: Trulieve TruTalk with Bill Brim, Lutheran Social Services
    To learn more about Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida and the resources available through them, please visit LSSJax.org .
  • Trulieve is a vertically integrated "seed-to-sale" company and is the first and largest fully licensed medical cannabis company in the State of Florida.

Monster Tree Service Awards Territory in Pinellas County, Florida

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:00pm

SEMINOLE, Fla., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Monster Tree Service , the nation's first and fastest-growing tree service franchise , is expanding in Florida.

Key Points: 
  • SEMINOLE, Fla., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Monster Tree Service , the nation's first and fastest-growing tree service franchise , is expanding in Florida.
  • Business entrepreneur Brasington Beakley has purchased the rights to a Monster Tree Service Territory in Pinellas County, Florida , which includes St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Safety Harbor, Dunedin and surrounding areas.
  • Josh Skolnick , CEO and Founder of Monster Tree Service, is confident Beakley will be a tremendous asset to the Monster Tree Service franchise .
  • Monster Tree Service is the only franchise tree company capitalizing on the under-served $17 billion tree service industry.

Miami Businesses and Residents Oppose Measure by City Attorney Allowing Gambling in Edgewater as Residents and Mayor Struggle with COVID-19

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 11:07am

The City and West Flagler were on the same side," Mr. Braman said, "leaving Miami citizens on the outside whose interests were otherwise trampled on by City officials."

Key Points: 
  • The City and West Flagler were on the same side," Mr. Braman said, "leaving Miami citizens on the outside whose interests were otherwise trampled on by City officials."
  • "It's unfortunate that the City Attorney and West Flagler entered into this settlement approving a gambling facility in the midst of the ongoing health crisis.
  • But the pandemic will not prevent Miami's citizens from protecting their quality of life or from ensuring the City's long-term prosperity.
  • The proposed Intervenors, including businesses founded by Mr. Braman, are represented by Stearns Weaver Miller.

Broadway Singers in Virtual Corporate Business Meetings - For Inspiration & Donations to The Actors Fund

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 8:30pm

SARASOTA SPRINGS, N.Y., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Virtual meetings are essential in this Pandemic Crisis, and critical information can be balanced with inspiration and motivation.

Key Points: 
  • SARASOTA SPRINGS, N.Y., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Virtual meetings are essential in this Pandemic Crisis, and critical information can be balanced with inspiration and motivation.
  • What if we took 5 minutes and added a live performance from a Broadway star?
  • This is the service idea of Elliott Masie, who is both a Broadway Producer and one of the inventors of "e-Learning" in the 1990s.
  • MASIE Productions is donating $200 for each performance to The Actors Fund, which is supporting the needs of the theater community.

Virtual Arts & Culture Experiences to Enjoy While Social Distancing

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 10:55pm

For more information on the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County and the full listing of Virtual Cultural Experiences, Tours & Classes, please see here .

Key Points: 
  • For more information on the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County and the full listing of Virtual Cultural Experiences, Tours & Classes, please see here .
  • The Palm Beaches is a collection of 39 cities and towns stretching from Boca Raton to Jupiter and Tequesta, with 47 miles of pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches and sophisticated art and culture.
  • The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County is the official support agency for arts and culture in The Palm Beaches, Floridas Cultural Capital.
  • The building also serves as a VISIT FLORIDA-designated Florida Certified Tourism Information Center, a helpful resource for visitors.

Visit Jacksonville Launches #JaxFromHome 'Virtual Experience Hub'

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 4:32pm

Check out live camera feeds from across Jacksonville including a live look at the beaches, Downtown Jacksonville, the surf report and the historic Riverside neighborhood.

Key Points: 
  • Check out live camera feeds from across Jacksonville including a live look at the beaches, Downtown Jacksonville, the surf report and the historic Riverside neighborhood.
  • Live Instagram and facebook watch parties at local attractions including the Jacksonville Zoo and Catty Shack Ranch.
  • Check out our Now & Later #onlyinjax Deals for ways to shop now for your future Jacksonville trip.
  • All these virtual Jacksonville travel resources are available on www.visitjacksonville.com/virtual-experience-hub/ , you can access it from your home computer or smart phone.

Ashley HomeStore Donates 100 New Beds to Emergency Shelter to Help Reduce COVID-19 Spread

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 2:40am

The site includes 100 tents, mobile shower trailers, a mobile laundromat and six portable toilets.

Key Points: 
  • The site includes 100 tents, mobile shower trailers, a mobile laundromat and six portable toilets.
  • "In Tampa, we help each other in times of need, and Hillsborough Hope is a perfect example of that," says Mayor Jane Castor.
  • Ashley HomeStore is proud to call Tampa home to its Corporate Retail Headquarters, located in Ybor City.
  • "Like" Ashley HomeStore on Facebook , follow us on Twitter and Instagram , or see our design-focused boards on Pinterest .

INVO Bioscience Reports 2019 Financial Results

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 9:15pm

SARASOTA, Fla., March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- INVO Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: INVO), a medical device company focused on creating alternative treatments for patients diagnosed with infertility and developers of INVOcell, the world's only in vivo Intravaginal Culture System, today announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2019.

Key Points: 
  • SARASOTA, Fla., March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- INVO Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: INVO), a medical device company focused on creating alternative treatments for patients diagnosed with infertility and developers of INVOcell, the world's only in vivo Intravaginal Culture System, today announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2019.
  • Revenue for the year totaled $1,480,213 compared to $494,375 in 2018, an increase of 199% in 2019.
  • Gross margin for the year ended December 31, 2019 was approximately 91% compared to approximately 82% in 2018.
  • All forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond our control, which may cause actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from anticipated results, performance, or achievements.