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Legal Aid Programs in Broward County to Honor Belinda Keiser and Ed Zebersky During 20th Annual For the Public Good Gala Fundraiser

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

PLANTATION, Fla., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating the past, looking to the future, is the theme for the 20th Annual For the Public Good Gala fundraiser presented by Kelley Kronenberg and Justice for Kids. Legal Aid programs of Broward County will host the much-anticipated event on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 6 p.m. at Signature Grand (6900 State Road 84, Davie).

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  • Legal Aid programs of Broward County will host the much-anticipated event on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 6 p.m. at Signature Grand (6900 State Road 84, Davie).
  • Honoree Belinda Keiser, Vice Chancellor of Community Relations and Student Advancement of Keiser University will receive the Tony Karrat Excellence in Community Service Award.
  • Honoree Edward Zebersky, Esq., Partner at Zebersky Payne Shaw Lewenz, LLP, will receive the Honorable Thomas Lynch Excellence in Justice Award.
  • welcome all to the For the Public Good Gala fundraiser that will host more than 400 lawyers, judges, and members of the business community.

FPL proposes plan to refund customers nearly $400 million in federal corporate tax savings

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Friday, September 23, 2022

FPL does not profit from the fuel it purchases to generate electricity at power plants; it passes those costs directly to customers.

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  • FPL does not profit from the fuel it purchases to generate electricity at power plants; it passes those costs directly to customers.
  • FPL expects to file a mid-course fuel correction by the end of this year or early next year, which will result in an additional adjustment to rates in 2023.
  • FPL is committed to reducing and eventually eliminating the fuel portion of customer bills, but it will take time.
  • FPL has long been committed to helping customers find new ways to reduce their energy use, which is the best way to save on electric bills.

Hispanic small businesses recognized for their success

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

CORAL GABLES, Fla. , Sept. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- After two years of virtual celebrations, Prospera hosted its signature Hispanic Heritage Month event, although this time with a new time and format. Presented by FPL on September 14 at the Miracle Theater in Coral Gables, the main supporters of the non-profit, economic development organization came together to celebrate Hispanic entrepreneurship by showcasing local small business owners who have demonstrated success and business growth since receiving Prospera's support and after the pandemic tested their capacities.

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  • The 2022 Prospera Success Stories Event: Stronger Than Before was led by Prospera South Florida Regional Vice President Myrna Sonora.
  • The program showed funders, volunteers, and community leaders the impact of Prospera's services on the five business owners and the regional economy.
  • In this post-pandemic economy, our public, private and nonprofit sectors have communicated and collaborated more than ever to support a local entrepreneurial ecosystem with small businesses that are stronger than before," said Prospera South Florida Regional Vice-President Myrna Sonora.
  • Prospera has managed more than $61 million in small business loans in the past five years, trained more than 18,000 entrepreneurs, and helped consult clients to gain or retain more than 16,000 jobs.

Commercial UAV Expo 2022 Surpasses All Prior Records with 232 Exhibitors and 4,100 Registrants

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Commercial drone professionals gathered last week for Commercial UAV Expo 2022, held September 6-8, 2022, at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas. The eighth annual event had 232 exhibitors and 3,405 verified professionals on-site of more than 4,100 registrants from 60 countries and 48 US states, cementing itself as the leading international trade show and conference focusing on the integration and operation of commercial UAS.

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  • PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Commercial drone professionals gathered last week for Commercial UAV Expo 2022, held September 6-8, 2022, at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas.
  • "The turnout was monumental," said Lee Corkhill, Group Event Director at Diversified Communications, organizer of Commercial UAV Expo.
  • Lee Corkhill and Commercial Drone Alliance's Executive Director and Commercial UAV Expo Advisory Board member Lisa Ellman delivered opening keynote remarks .
  • For more information about exhibiting at Commercial UAV Expo, visitExhibiting Informationor contact Katherine Dow, Sales Manager, at [email protected] or +1.207-842-5497.

INVESTIGATION ALERT: Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Investigates NextEra Energy, Inc.’s Directors and Officers for Breach of Fiduciary Duties – NEE

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (Scott+Scott), a national securities and consumer rights litigation firm, is investigating whether certain directors and officers of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NextEra) (NYSE: NEE) breached their fiduciary duties to NextEra and its shareholders.

Key Points: 
  • Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (Scott+Scott), a national securities and consumer rights litigation firm, is investigating whether certain directors and officers of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NextEra) (NYSE: NEE) breached their fiduciary duties to NextEra and its shareholders.
  • If you are a NextEra shareholder, you are encouraged to contact attorney Joe Pettigrew for additional information at (844) 818-6982, or [email protected] .
  • Scott+Scott is investigating whether members of NextEras board of directors or senior management failed to manage NextEra in an acceptable manner, in breach of their fiduciary duties to, and whether NextEra and its shareholders have suffered damages as a result.
  • If you are a NextEra shareholder, you may have legal claims against NextEras directors and officers.

The Return of the Denny's Orange Blossom Classic Presented by Ready Life Continues to Produce a Positive Impact

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

MIAMI, Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 40,000 fans congregated at Hard Rock Stadium for the sophomore return of Denny's Orange Blossom Classic, Presented by Ready Life (DOBC), Sunday, September 4, 2022, for the much-anticipated rematch between HBCU powerhouses Florida A&M (FAMU) and Jackson State University (JSU).

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  • MIAMI, Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 40,000 fans congregated at Hard Rock Stadium for the sophomore return of Denny's Orange Blossom Classic, Presented by Ready Life (DOBC), Sunday, September 4, 2022, for the much-anticipated rematch between HBCU powerhouses Florida A&M (FAMU) and Jackson State University (JSU).
  • Notwithstanding the unique hardships both schools faced heading into the weekend, the teams arrived in South Florida with a clear focus.
  • While the players focused on the big game, the Orange Blossom Classic Committee delivered on its pillar of community impact, orchestrating a bottled water donation drive.
  • After a 43-year hiatus, The Orange Blossom Classic was re-established in 2021 with a mission to enhance the exposure of Historically Black Colleges & Universities.

CMS Energy Announces New Executive Team Members

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS Energy and its principal subsidiary Consumers Energy, announced today that Guy Packard, vice president of Electric Operations will retire after 37 years with the company and Chris Laird will be named vice president of electric operations effective September 16. Chris will be responsible for overseeing the construction, operation and maintenance of the company's electric system that provides safe, reliable energy service to 1.8 million electric customers.

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  • David comes to Consumers Energy from Indeck Energy Services, Inc. where he was vice president of business development since 2014.
  • He has over 25 years in the energy field in positions such as business development and renewable energy procurement and energy storage project development at Florida Power & Light, NV Energy and Diamond Generating Corporation.
  • He also has completed executive courses in contract negotiation and executive leadership at Harvard, Stanford University and Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
  • CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS) is a Michigan-based company that has an electric and natural gas utility, Consumers Energy, as its primary business.

INVESTIGATION ALERT: Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Investigates NextEra Energy, Inc.’s Directors and Officers for Breach of Fiduciary Duties – NEE

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Monday, August 15, 2022

Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (Scott+Scott), a national securities and consumer rights litigation firm, is investigating whether certain directors and officers of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NextEra) (NYSE: NEE) breached their fiduciary duties to NextEra and its shareholders.

Key Points: 
  • Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (Scott+Scott), a national securities and consumer rights litigation firm, is investigating whether certain directors and officers of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NextEra) (NYSE: NEE) breached their fiduciary duties to NextEra and its shareholders.
  • If you are a NextEra shareholder, you are encouraged to contact attorney Joe Pettigrew for additional information at (844) 818-6982, or [email protected] .
  • Scott+Scott is investigating whether members of NextEras board of directors or senior management failed to manage NextEra in an acceptable manner, in breach of their fiduciary duties to, and whether NextEra and its shareholders have suffered damages as a result.
  • If you are a NextEra shareholder, you may have legal claims against NextEras directors and officers.

NextEra Energy second-quarter 2022 financial results available on company's website

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Friday, July 22, 2022

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has posted its second-quarter 2022 financial results in a news release available on the company's website by accessing the following link: www.NextEraEnergy.com/FinancialResults .

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  • JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has posted its second-quarter 2022 financial results in a news release available on the company's website by accessing the following link: www.NextEraEnergy.com/FinancialResults .
  • John Ketchum, president and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy, Kirk Crews, executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer of NextEra Energy, and other members of the company's senior management team will discuss the company's second-quarter 2022 financial results during an investor presentation to be webcast live, beginning at 9 a.m.
  • Also discussed during the investor presentation will be financial results for NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP).
  • NextEra Energy also owns a competitive clean energy business, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage.

Project Development Veteran Dan Venuti Joins Wind and Solar Developer PivotGen

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

CHICAGO, July 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PivotGen, formerly Pivot Power Management, a renewable energy development and repowering company, announced today that long time energy project development director Dan Venuti has joined the company as Vice President of Development.

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  • CHICAGO, July 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PivotGen , formerly Pivot Power Management, a renewable energy development and repowering company, announced today that long time energy project development director Dan Venuti has joined the company as Vice President of Development.
  • At PivotGen, Mr. Venuti will lead the development of the company's repowering vertical, calling upon his wealth of expertise and relationships across the space.
  • Prior to joining PivotGen, Mr. Venuti was a Director at NextEra Energy, with responsibilities including origination and early-stage development.
  • PivotGen, formerly Pivot Power Management, is a developer of wind and solar energy projects throughout the United States.