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Big Brothers Big Sisters credits Nerium International for fundraising, mentoring

Bridging disparities in privilege and opportunity, top echelon leaders of Nerium International provide hands-on mentorship to those in need, Big Brothers Big Sisters announced recently in Tampa, Florida as it honored its fundraising partner.

Miami metro area scores as host for 2016 USHCC gathering

Honing in on a major Hispanic hub, the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce chose metropolitan Miami to host its USHCC National Convention Oct. 9-11.

Florida’s United Insurance Holdings Corp. crafts property aggregate reinsurance contracts

In a state known for widespread windswept storm damage, St. Petersburg’s United Insurance Holdings Corp. recently announced its loss reinsurance program revision effective Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2016, replacing previous contracts with updated protections.

Advanzeon Solutions welcomes Debra Barnett as medical director

Focusing on sleep disorders with a specialty in apnea and behavioral health approaches, Dr. Debra Barnett recently joined Advanzeon Solutions Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Pharmacy Value Management Solutions, Inc. (PVMS), in Tampa, Florida.

Hernando County launches spec building program to attract industry

In an effort to stimulate economic growth, Hernando County’s Board of Commissioners has agreed to try an incentive program for developers amenable to building speculative, or “spec,” structures, the board announced from Brooksville, Florida recently.

Aeon Nexus takes Doral, Florida to next level with cloud-based government software

Doral, Florida recently upgraded its website with help from Aeon Nexus, using a Microsoft CityNext platform to provide an “end to end citizen eservice environment” incorporating dynamic new cloud solutions.

El Dorado Furniture launches Cutler Bay, Florida showroom

Leather ottomans, live entertainment and more await the first families to arrive at El Dorado Furniture’s two-day grand opening festivities for its brand-new store at 19250 S. Dixie Hwy. in Cutler Bay, Florida, Feb. 6-7.

SFBJ honors Boca’s Cross Country Healthcare CFO Burns

Miami-based South Florida Business Journal (SFBJ) honored William Burns, CFO of Cross Country Healthcare, with its “Turnaround Achievement of the Year” award during its recent 9th Annual CFO Awards event.

Florida’s Condotte America powers up with MagneGas2

Florida’s Condotte America Inc., whose projects span the east coast via roads, bridges, interchanges, mass transit and tolling stations, announced recently that it has chosen MagneGas2 fuel for its major metal cutting operations.

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association advocates solutions to reduce drug costs

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt offered several market-based solutions for escalating drug prices during his testimony presented Thursday before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

SFBJ lauds MDVIP leader Hashem as top CFO

Recognizing innovation and strategic fiscal leadership, the South Florida Business Journal recently named Matthew Hashem, CFO of MDVIP Inc., as one of South Florida’s top CFOs.

Empower Adventures lands Tampa Bay zip line, aerial park complex

Zigzagging over waterways with wondrous views, a zip line and aerial adventure park were recently approved by Oldsmar, Florida’s City Council for Clearwater-based Empower Adventures Tampa Bay's (EATB) latest project, which is slated to open in May.

Gainesville’s Trimark gains Harrington to helm development and construction

Bryan Harrington was recently tapped as director of development and construction for Gainesville, Florida’s Trimark Properties.

United Data Technologies taps Campo as CMO

Andres Campo has been appointed chief marketing officer for United Data Technologies (UDT), the Florida firm revealed recently in Miami.

FPL to trim rates for fourth time with new Port Everglades plant

Thanks to better efficiency and lower natural gas costs, Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) customers will enjoy their fourth rate decrease in 16 months starting April 1, FPL announced recently from Juno Beach.

Tampa’s American Integrity Insurance names Mandes VP of IT, promotes Kolk

Florida-based American Integrity Insurance Co., specializing in homeowners insurance, announced last week that Victor Mandes will step up as new VP of IT, as Steve Kolk becomes Assistant VP.

Tampa’s Independent Financial Partners (IFP) opens new Arizona office

Tampa’s Independent Financial Partners invites Arizona financial advisors to join Phoenix’s Mayor, Council members and Chamber of Commerce at its open house for its new Phoenix office and expansion Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 2-5 p.m.

United Way of North Central Florida to present innovative program at United Way conference Feb. 9-11

United Way of North Central Florida will present a unique business program at the United Way Worldwide Fundraising for Impact Summit Feb. 9-11 at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina.

FPL’s Manatee Lagoon opens to public in Riviera Beach

Exhibits and programs spotlighting manatees, Florida’s resident marine mammals, premiered last week to enthusiastic visitors at the new Florida Power & Light Co.-sponsored free attraction, Manatee Lagoon — An FPL Eco-Discovery Center, in Riviera Beach, Florida.

Florida’s PGT gains two additions to its board of directors

Florida-based PGT Inc., focusing on functional and attractive products for residential and commercial homes and businesses, announced recently from its North Venice base that Sheree Bargabos and Jeff Jackson have joined its board of directors.

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