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FDA Approves Daytona Beach Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Site

B. Braun Medical hosted a grand opening event at the new, state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Daytona Beach.

WUCF to Air Locally Produced Series on Neurodiversity

Beacon College and WUCF TV have partnered to air the television program, “A World of Difference,” on neurodiversity.

Community Stepped Up to Help Vulnerable Families Prepare for Back-to-School

To off-set some financial stress many families are experiencing, Embrace Families launched the “Embrace Community Back to School in Style” drive.

85 Arrested, Millions of Dollars of Illegal Narcotics Seized in Central Florida

Methamphetamine, cocaine, cannabis, MDMA, fentanyl, xanax, oxycodone, firearms, grenades, bulletproof vests, motorcycle and $235,000 cash seized.

Fountainhead #31 Fastest-Growing Company in Florida, Places #271 Nationally

Inc. Magazine revealed that Fountainhead, based in Lake Mary, is No. 271 on its annual Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America.

CFX Plans to Invest $4 Billion into Central Florida Over Next 5 Years

The Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) will be investing $4 billion in the Central Florida region over the next 5 years.

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Kissimmee

Trulieve Cannabis Corp. opened a new medical dispensary in Kissimmee, Florida.

Senior Resource Alliance Aims to Protect Seniors as COVID Cases Surge

With a lot of COVID information updating and changing, Senior Resource Alliance is stepping in to provide assistance to Central Florida seniors.

SeaWorld, DHL Express Partner to Move Rehabilitated Manatee from Texas to Florida

SeaWorld and DHL Express recently celebrated joining forces to transport a manatee from Texas to Florida via air after successfully being rehabilitated.

Not All Teens Get This Rite of Passage – Until Now

New data presented to Congressional leaders provides proof that Florida’s pioneering “Keys to Independence” program helps teens in foster care succeed.

Goodwill Reception Honors 219 Central Florida Employees for Reaching Career Milestones

Goodwill Industries of Central Florida recently recognized hundreds of its employees who reached milestone anniversaries since the beginning of 2020.

Second Harvest Receives 40,000 Pounds of Mac & Cheese from Land O’Lakes

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida received 40,000 pounds of macaroni and cheese, donated by Land O’Lakes.

HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital Expands Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital has recently completed a $ 7 million expansion of its inpatient rehabilitation unit.

Local Revealed as Finalist for America’s Top Veterinary Heroes

Dr. Raquel Fagan from Mount Dora, Florida is one of the finalists in the Hero Veterinarian category from American Humane.

Watermark Retirement Communities Acquires Merrill Gardens at ChampionsGate

The 223-unit senior living community was purchased by Fortress Investment Group and will be managed by Watermark Retirement Communities.

Dr. Phillips Charities Awards Over $1.3 Million to Local Organizations

Dr. Phillips Charities awards over $1.3 million to help children and families in Central Florida.

Goodwill Offers Parents Relief as Back-to-School Shopping Prices Soar

As the back-to-school sales tax holiday begins, parents face higher prices due to decades-high inflation. Goodwill is offering parents some relief.

Local Students Explore STEM Careers at Youth Energy Academy

Local high school students recently had the chance to explore careers in STEM fields at the annual Youth Energy Academy.

Hopebridge Offers Autism Therapy Services at New Location in Rockledge

Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers is bringing its innovative mix of multidisciplinary services closer to home for Rockledge’s children.

Homes Now Selling at Sky Lakes Estates in St. Cloud

Homes are now selling at Sky Lakes Estates, a beautiful community of single-family homes and townhomes in St. Cloud.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium Uses $3.5 Million for Manatee Research and Rehabilitation Pools

$3.5 million of the Florida budget was directed for manatee rehabilitation pools at Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Prepare for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is the season of unpredictability, but an established emergency response ensures  small business owners a level of control.

3 Things Your Physician Wants You to Know to Help Improve Your Health

As a patient, being your own advocate is important in taking control of your healthcare. Here are 3 things your physician wants you to know.

U.S. Postal Service Hiring in Central and Southwest Florida

The U.S. Postal Service is looking to hire new employees for delivery and retail positions at post offices in Central and Southwest Florida.

Genes in Space Student Experiment Launches to International Space Station

An experiment by Genes in Space winner Selin Kocalar, 18, launched to the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX Commercial Resupply mission.

Ms. & Mrs. Corporate America 2022 Crowned in Orlando

The 2022 Ms. & Mrs. Corporate America queens were crowned at Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. And the winners are...

Senior Resource Alliance Searches for New President/CEO, Karla Radka Steps Down

Karla Radka recently announced that she will step down from her role with Central Florida’s Area Agency on Aging.

Summer Youth Program Helps Teens Discover Career Paths with Hands On Training

High school students across Central Florida are getting hands on training and experiences to help them discover career paths for the future.

International Space Station National Lab Sponsoring Diverse Set of Experiments on SpaceX CRS-25

A wide variety of research and technology development payloads launched to the International Space Station.

St. Cloud Resident Appointed to National Boating Safety Advisory Council

Regal & Nautique of Orlando’s Rufino Cruz, Jr. of St. Cloud was appointed to Sea Tow Foundation National Boating Safety Advisory Council.