Central Florida

New Research: 87% of U.S. Travelers Planning Summer Travel; More than 50% Considering Orlando

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:00pm

"We are seeing that 87% of American travelers expect to take a trip this summer, which is more than double the percent that took a trip in the summer of 2020.

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  • "We are seeing that 87% of American travelers expect to take a trip this summer, which is more than double the percent that took a trip in the summer of 2020.
  • Orlando is seeing extremely strong interest with 51% of respondents saying they are considering the destination for 2021.
  • "\n"For Orlando, we are seeing several key indicators trending in very positive directions," said Casandra Matej, president and CEO of Visit Orlando.
  • A not-for-profit trade association that brands, markets and sells the Orlando destination globally, Visit Orlando represents member companies comprising every segment of Central Florida\'s tourism community.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-research-87-of-us-travelers-...\n'

Central Florida Bonding Announces Their Newest Blog on Sexual Assault Awareness

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 10:00am

b'For the complete online blog, visit Central Florida Bonding at: https://cfborlando.com/sexual-assault-awareness-month-saam/ .\nFor more resources on sexual assault, visit online at https://www.rainn.org/resources .\nCentral Florida Bonding is an Orlando bail bonds agency.

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  • b'For the complete online blog, visit Central Florida Bonding at: https://cfborlando.com/sexual-assault-awareness-month-saam/ .\nFor more resources on sexual assault, visit online at https://www.rainn.org/resources .\nCentral Florida Bonding is an Orlando bail bonds agency.
  • To start the process, defendants or their family and friends are encouraged to call 407-841-3646.\nThis bail bond agency has been serving Central Florida since 1979.
  • The bail bond agents at Central Florida Bonding can assist with paperwork, explain the bail bond process , and answer questions regarding the criminal justice system.\nCentral Florida Bonding serves all of Central Florida including Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Volusia, and Brevard counties.
  • Central Florida Bonding is located at 2911 39th Street, Suite 300, in Orlando, Florida.\nTo learn more about Central Florida Bonding, visit online at https://cfborlando.com/ or call 407-841-3646.\n'

Lake Nona Collaborates with Microsoft Research for First Virtual Lake Nona Impact Forum

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

b'ORLANDO, Fla., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Lake Nona has collaborated with Microsoft Research to provide a virtual version of its prestigious Lake Nona Impact Forum , which annually convenes global thought leaders in health, wellbeing, business, academia, and technology to discuss the future of health.

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  • b'ORLANDO, Fla., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Lake Nona has collaborated with Microsoft Research to provide a virtual version of its prestigious Lake Nona Impact Forum , which annually convenes global thought leaders in health, wellbeing, business, academia, and technology to discuss the future of health.
  • The Lake Nona Impact Forum is hosted by the Lake Nona Institute a nonprofit, community-focused organization that leads Lake Nona\'s wellbeing initiatives.
  • In addition to the Impact Forum, the Institute\'s current projects include a longitudinal study known as the Lake Nona Life Project and a prototype healthy and smart home known as WHIT .\nTo learn more about the Lake Nona Impact Forum, visit http://www.LakeNonaImpactForum.org .
  • Known for thoughtfully designed neighborhoods, top-rated education facilities, business and research clusters, retail and entertainment centers, and diverse workspaces, Lake Nona encompasses the best Central Florida has to offer.

Florida Career College Partners with Strada Services to Enhance HVAC Training Program

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:44pm

We provide on the job training, but not everyone comes to us with the same level of skills," Joe said.

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  • We provide on the job training, but not everyone comes to us with the same level of skills," Joe said.
  • "So when I heard about Joe\'s needs at Strada, I thought Florida Career College might be a good fit.
  • "\nAs part of his role with BTF, Manny works closely with a variety of training providers in the Orlando area and had an established relationship with Florida Career College (FCC).
  • "But because Strada specializes in HVAC installation, there needed to be additional training in \'rough in\' skills.

African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida Honors Business And Community Leaders At 2021 Eagle Awards

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:30pm

b'ORLANDO, Fla., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida (AACCCF) is honored to announce the winners for the 2021 Eagle Awards.

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  • b'ORLANDO, Fla., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida (AACCCF) is honored to announce the winners for the 2021 Eagle Awards.
  • "We are over 500 members strong and our goal is to strengthen strategic relationships with members and those in the community so that everyone benefits.
  • During the past year, the Chamber gave out several financial grants to members affected by COVID-19.
  • Members of the Chamber nominated 75 local individuals and businesses for the five coveted awards.\nThe African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida is a membership organization serving public, private, and not-for-profit businesses and organizations in Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties.

Central Florida Bonding Announces Newest Blog Discussing Bike Week Crimes

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 10:00am

Central Flolrida Bonding has been serving Central Florida since 1979.

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  • Central Flolrida Bonding has been serving Central Florida since 1979.
  • Central Florida Bonding is located in the Cox Plaza at 2911 39th Street, Suite 300, in Orlando, Florida.
  • To learn more about how bail bonds work or how Central Florida Bonding can quickly bail somebody from jail, call 407-841-3646.
  • The entire staff at Central Florida Bonding hopes Bike Week 2021 attendees have a fun and safe week.

Engel & Völkers Continues Central Florida Expansion with New Shop in Orlando

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 10:15am

ORLANDO, Fla., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Engel & Vlkers Florida today announced its latest franchise expansion in Central Florida with Engel & Vlkers Orlando; marking the brand's fifth location in the region and 36th in the state.

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  • ORLANDO, Fla., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Engel & Vlkers Florida today announced its latest franchise expansion in Central Florida with Engel & Vlkers Orlando; marking the brand's fifth location in the region and 36th in the state.
  • Elbatrawy comes to Engel & Vlkers from Coldwell Banker Realty Southwest Orlando, where he led the Orlando Future Team.
  • "Engel & Vlkers Orlando will make a wonderful addition to our ever-growing network," said Timo Khammash, Managing Partner of Engel & Vlkers Florida.
  • About Engel & Vlkers Florida:
    Engel & Vlkers Florida is the Master License Partner of the global luxury real estate brand Engel & Vlkers in the state of Florida.

Governor DeSantis Announces Launch of Lockheed Martin, CareerSource Florida Apprenticeship Program

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:24pm

OCALA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Governor Ron DeSantis announced today that Lockheed Martin and CareerSource Florida have partnered to develop and refine a registered apprenticeship program.

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  • OCALA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Governor Ron DeSantis announced today that Lockheed Martin and CareerSource Florida have partnered to develop and refine a registered apprenticeship program.
  • "Lockheed Martin's new apprenticeship program with CareerSource Florida exemplifies many of the reasons why Florida is the best state to do business: we are focused on job creation, partnerships, innovation and workforce education," said Governor Ron DeSantis.
  • "The mission of the CareerSource Florida network is to connect employers with qualified, skilled talent," said CareerSource Florida President and CEO Michelle Dennard.
  • "I want to thank Governor Ron DeSantis for continuing to deliver on his promises, and Lockheed Martin, the College of Central Florida, CareerSource Florida and CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion for working on this collaborative apprenticeship model - a pathway to success for Floridians."

Engel & Völkers Continues West Central Florida Expansion with New Shop in South Tampa

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:15am

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Engel & Vlkers Florida today announced its latest franchise expansion in West Central Florida with Engel & Vlkers South Tampa; marking the brand's fourth location in the region and 35th in the state.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Engel & Vlkers Florida today announced its latest franchise expansion in West Central Florida with Engel & Vlkers South Tampa; marking the brand's fourth location in the region and 35th in the state.
  • "We are thrilled to expand our presence in West Central Florida with Cherie and Mike," said Peter Giese, Chief Growth Officer at Engel & Vlkers Florida.
  • "Engel & Vlkers South Tampa will make a wonderful addition to our ever-growing network of real estate shops," said Timo Khammash, Managing Partner of Engel & Vlkers Florida.
  • About Engel & Vlkers Florida:
    Engel & Vlkers Florida is the Master License Partner of the global luxury real estate brand Engel & Vlkers in the state of Florida.

Central Florida-based Personal Mini Storage Acquires 46th Self-Storage Location in Palm Bay, Florida

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 2:45pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Personal Mini Storage, a self-storage operator with locations across Central Florida and the surrounding areas, proudly announces the acquisition of their 46th location.

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  • ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Personal Mini Storage, a self-storage operator with locations across Central Florida and the surrounding areas, proudly announces the acquisition of their 46th location.
  • "We are beyond excited to welcome our first Palm Bay project into the Personal Mini Storage Family and look forward to delighting our new customers and furthering the PERSONAL touch in mid-Florida!"
  • Located along Florida's historic Space Coast, the newest Personal Mini Storage location serves the communities of Palm Bay, Melbourne, Melbourne Beach, and Malabar with convenient self-storage solutions.
  • Personal Mini Storage, based in Orlando, FL, manages 46 self-storage locations in the Central Florida area and is operated by Laurie & Marc Smith.