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Motion picture and sound recording industries’ Q1 retained earnings up 8.1%

The motion picture and sound recording industries’ retained earnings in the first quarter of 2018 was up 8.1 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Aerospace products and parts industry's Q1 income up 14%

The aerospace products and parts industry's after-tax income in the first quarter of 2018 was up 14 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Communications equipment industry posts after-tax income deficit of $8.9 billion in Q1

The communications equipment industry reported a after-tax income deficit of $8.9 billion in the first quarter of 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: ACR Electronics Named South Florida Manufacturer of the Year

Broward County-based survival gear manufacturer catering to the marine, outdoor, aviation and military markets, ACR Electronics, Inc. announced that they were named South Florida’s Manufacturer of the Year.

JAX CHAMBER: Get ready to Do Your pART for the community at Art Walk!

Visit #DTJax and do your pART for the community by celebrating Poetry Month, Stress Awareness, Recycling and Conservation and the arts! Art Walk is a free self-guided tour that will be held on April 4, from 5 to 9 p.m.

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 4.2 million workers have illness-related work absences in January 2018

About 4.2 million workers in January 2018 missed work because they had an illness, injury, or medical problem or appointment. That was higher than the number of workers who missed work for the same reasons in January of recent years.

JAX CHAMBER: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Calendar of Events: April 2018

Every Tuesday, enjoy free admission to the Cummer Museum and its historic Gardens, thanks to the generous support of Florida Blue. Guests can enjoy free admission to the Galleries. Each Tuesday evening, the Cummer Café is open for Tapas Tuesday sponsored by VyStar Credit Union.

ST. PETERSBURG AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Celebrating Words at The 4th Annual Sunlit Festival April 7-22

Literary arts will intersect with visual and performing arts during the 4th annual SunLit Festival, a springtime celebration of literature from April 7-22.

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Broward Health Joins National “Stop the Bleed” Campaign With Community Training Event for Public to Help in Bleeding Emergency

Broward Health is joining the national “Stop the Bleed” Campaign of the American College of Surgeons with its first community event training session to help members of the public become trained, equipped and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

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