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Lakeland charter school offers Summer Palooza Aug. 6

New Beginnings High School, a Polk County charter school, will celebrate the opening of its second campus with a “Summer Palooza” event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 6 at Simpson Park, Lakeland.

Lakeland’s NuJak ranks in Tampa journal’s top picks

Lakeland-based construction firm NuJak, a Florida fixture for decades, was recently rated No. 3 on the prestigious Tampa Bay Business Journal ‘s 2016 Fast 50 List as one of the region’s fastest growing companies.

CBRE pros join South Florida’s Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield announced the arrival of Robert Given and his team of multifamily institutional investment sales professionals from the real estate firm of CBRE recently in Miami, boosting the company’s potential in South Florida.

Florida Chamber backs five pro-job Senate nominees

The Florida Chamber of Commerce officially revealed approval of five pro-business contenders for seats in the State Senate recently in Tallahassee, furthering its mission to elect candidates supporting private sector growth in the Sunshine State.

Lakeland’s Watson Clinic earns reaccreditation

The Cancer & Research Center at Lakeland-based Watson Clinic recently obtained its highest possible achievement in the form of a three-year “gold” reaccreditation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC).

Finance expert Rainey boards Tallahassee’s Colodny Fass team

Jeff Rainey, who previously served as financial analyst for Florida’s Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR), has recently joined the law firm of Colodny Fass to specialize in regulatory work from its Tallahassee office location.

Florida’s Seacoast Banking Corp. participates at investor summit

One-on-one meetings with potential investors are scheduled this week as Seacoast Banking Corp. of Florida participates in Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2016 Community Bank Investor Conference on Aug. 2-3 in New York City.

Florida sets first global early learning summit for October

The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties Inc. is seeking sponsors and exhibitors for Florida’s first global early learning conference slated for Oct. 15 at Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School in Spring Hill.

Youngevity International markets bold coffee flavor to Florida

Organic coffee is en route to 18 Au Bon Pain locations throughout South Florida, thanks to an agreement with CLR Roasters and its parent company — global marketer Youngevity International.

Patten offers Seaside Landings in Flagler County

Ancient trees and ocean breezes await homebuyers at Seaside Landings, Florida’s newest Intracoastal waterfront community with custom-built homes available — adjacent to many amenities in Flagler County — developed by Patten Companies and now available for purchase.

Cloud platforms improve New Horizons South Florida student success

Following a fast-paced, eight-week introduction to the CampusNet Cloud hosted platform, Campus Management Corp. recently revealed that New Horizons South Florida, a franchise operation, marked major milestones in student achievement less than one year later.

Florida’s Nicopure Labs pumps up vaping hardware

With an array of vaping devices, e-liquid manufacturer Nicopure Labs LLC is breaking out an expanded product line with new hardware, the company announced recently from its Tampa headquarters.

Baptist Health South Florida, Nicklaus Children's Hospital join forces

To render the highest possible standard of care to Florida’s population, not-for-profit group Baptist Health South Florida and nonprofit Nicklaus Children's Hospital will collaborate on services via several avenues, the organizations announced recently from Miami.

Florida's Lockheed Martin to fulfill $99 million in global ATP orders

International clients have placed orders totaling $99 million from Lockheed Martin under a foreign military sales contract comprising targeting pods (ATP), parts and upgrades under flexible terms and timetables, the company announced recently from Orlando.

HFF closes Miami sale of ‘coveted’ Palms at Town & Country

Miami’s large outdoor retail hub, The Palms at Town & Country, successfully traded hands recently as Holliday Fenoglio Fowler L.P. (HFF) passed it on to a buyer for its client, seller TIAA Global Asset Management.

uBreakiFix tech repair comes to West Pembroke Pines

Same-day electronics device service repair — from cracked screens to water damage — is now available for consumers in the West Pembroke Pines area with the recent opening of uBreakiFix Dunedin’s newest location at 14826 Pines Blvd.

Florida’s Publix pairs with March of Dimes for fundraising

Grocery shoppers may not know it, but Lakeland-based Publix Super Markets has collaborated with March of Dimes for over 20 years, contributing more than $65 million to ensure healthy pregnancies and births for Florida’s families.

Florida’s Eclipse clears paperwork path for GRABBER

The future of document design and generation software’s future may be situated in Florida, where Cape Coral-based Eclipse Corp. recently announced the latest successful installation of its DocOrigin system for Utah-based client GRABBER Construction Products.

Seven firms partner at Embry-Riddle’s Florida research park

To nurture innovative business startups in Florida’s burgeoning research corridor, seven entities spanning technology; business, financial and legal sectors; IT and professional athletics recently joined forces with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Research Park in Daytona Beach.

Liver Institute launches South Florida facility

With board-certified infectious disease specialists, The Liver Institute of South Florida opened a brand-new clinic in Ft. Lauderdale recently, bringing high-level care to area patients in need of diagnostic care and treatment.

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