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Governor DeSantis Awards $9 Million to Three State Colleges

Gov. DeSantis awarded $9 million to support workforce education programs in high-demand fields across the state.

HCA Central Florida Hospitals Host ‘Crush the Crisis’ Opioid Take Back Day

HCA Florida Healthcare hospitals in Central Florida are hosting its fourth annual “Crush the Crisis” national opioid take back day on Oct. 29th.

2022 CANstruction Collected Thousands of Pounds of Food for Second Harvest

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida received thousands of cans of food from the CANstruction design event sponsored by the Orlando Science Center.

CareerSource Central Florida to Host Non-Profit & Local Government Job Fair

CareerSource Central Florida will host a Non-Profit and Local Government Job Fair on Wednesday, October 26th.

Loggerhead Distillery’s Cocktail Crawl Returns to Historic Downtown Sanford

The Loggerhead Cocktail Crawl is back for a fourth year in a row, in Historic Downtown Sanford.

Documentary Spotlights GRDG Sciences of Winter Haven

Daryl Thompson, founder of Global Research and Discovery Group in Winter Haven, Florida, had a career working inventing biological and medical technologies.

Sold: The Addison at Clermont

JBM Institutional Multifamily Advisors has brokered the sale of The Addison at Clermont.

Frontier Airlines Introduces First Airbus A321neo with GTF Engines

Pratt & Whitney and Frontier Airlines welcomed the arrival of the carrier's first Airbus A321neo aircraft at a celebration at Tampa International Airport.

ISS National Lab-Sponsored Research Accompanies SpaceX Crew-5

New space-based research accompanied astronauts to the International Space Station from Central Florida as part of SpaceX's 5th Commercial Crew mission.

$1.5 Million Commitment to Hurricane Relief in Central Florida

Central Florida Foundation (CFF) and Austin Russell will commit $1.5 million to local hurricane recovery.

Goodwill Launches ‘Hurricane Ian Relief Roundup’ at All Central Florida Stores

Starting October 10th, Goodwill is hosting a special roundup campaign at retail stores in Orange, Osceola, Lake, Seminole, Volusia and Brevard counties.

Local Community Transformation Leader Recognized at 2022 Better Man Event

The 2022 Better Man of the Year was awarded to Orlando native Archbishop Allen T.D. Wiggins of The Hope Church.

Second Harvest Welcomed Two New Board Members

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida appointed two new members to its board of directors: Audra Romao, SPHR, and Kirtus Bocox, CPA.

Altitude Trampoline Park Jumps Into Action to Help Hurricane Ian Victims

Altitude Trampoline Park rallies local Florida communities in Jacksonville Beach, Kissimmee, Sanford, and Tallahassee to help the victims of Hurricane Ian.

Richmond American Set to Build New Community in Polk County

Richmond American Homes of Florida announced that it has recently purchased 112 future homesites in Winter Haven.

Florida Poly Ranked #1 Public College in Region for 2nd Straight Year

For the second year in a row, Florida Polytechnic University is ranked the No. 1 public college by U.S. News and World Report in the Southern region.

$108,000 Secured for Osceola County Historic Courthouse

State Rep. Kristen Arrington celebrated $108,000 in funding awarded to the Osceola County's Historic Courthouse in Kissimmee.

Pediatrics in Brevard Adds New Location

Pediatrics in Brevard announced the expansion of its pediatrics practice to include a fifth location in Palm Beach.

New Federal Investment in Florida’s Semiconductor Industry

The federal funding will go to “Building Central Florida’s Semiconductor Cluster for Broad-Based Prosperity.”

Landsea Homes Closes on 95 Homesites in Central Florida Planned Community

Landsea Homes recently announced that it closed on 95 additional homesites in the exclusive Waterstone master planned community in Palm Bay.

Executive Director Teaches Water Aerobics at Senior Living Community

Residents of The Glades at ChampionsGate, an independent, assisted living and memory care community, are staying active with water aerobics classes.

Woman Founded & Operated Marketing Agency Executes Hooters NIL Football Campaign

ME3 Digital announced the expansion of services and execution of the NIL football campaign for Hooters.

New Kissimmee Postmaster Named

Frank Stallworth has come a long way from a casual carrier in Central Islip, New York, to Kissimmee Postmaster.

OUC Donated 400 Tons of Concrete to Create Artificial Reef Off Florida’s Coast

OUC donated 400 tons of concrete to help an artificial reef project revitalize marine ecosystems off the coast of eastern Florida.

Helios, Eta Space Combine Technologies to Extract, Store Liquid Oxygen on Moon

Two space tech companies, Helios and Eta Space, are joining forces to solve the problem of extracting and storing liquid oxygen on the Moon.

Florida Poly’s New State-of-the-Art Research Building

Florida Polytechnic University unveiled its new Applied Research Center, a cutting-edge facility.

Free Admission for First Responders at Daytona Lagoon Waterpark Sept. 11th

Daytona Lagoon welcomes all active firefighters, lifeguards, EMS professionals and law enforcement to a free day at the waterpark.

Florida Southern College Builds State-of-the-Art Athletics Facility

Florida Southern College recently broke ground for the Adams Athletic Performance Center, the newest building to be constructed on campus.

Twistid Ink Walk of Arts: Inclusive Music and Arts Festival in Central Florida

Twistid Ink, a Central Florida Tattoo Studio, presents Walk of Arts: an inclusive music and arts festival taking place on September 3rd.

Two New Landsea Homes Communities Now Open in Polk County, Florida

Landsea Homes Corporation announced new Central Florida communities, Legacy Landings in Davenport and Hammock Reserve in Haines City.