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Why 2021 is the perfect year for a SUMMER JOB!

Why 2021 is the perfect year for a SUMMER JOB! This year may be the best year ever for a summer job. So many of our best employers are hiring and there are a wide variety of jobs, both full time and part time they need to fill now. For young people, it is the perfect time to try out a career! Having money to spend...

Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) #249

Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) #249 Foreign-Trade Zones: Encouraging activity and investment in the U.S. Learn about Foreign Trade Zones at www.trade.gov/about-ftzs Pensacola-Escambia County Promotion & Development Commission (PEDC), grantee of FTZ 249, submitted an application to the Foreign-Trade...

Celebrating National Maritime Day, Saturday May 22

Celebrating National Maritime Day, Saturday May 22 Saturday, May 22 is National Maritime Day. In 1933, Congress declared National Maritime Day to commemorate the American steamship Savannah’s voyage from the United States to England, marking the first successful crossing of the Atlantic Ocean with steam propulsion....

Small Business / Restaurant Recovery Resources

Small Business / Restaurant Recovery Resources While our economy is recovering, we know many small businesses continue to struggle. Here are two resources to aid small businesses in their recovery: Virtual Small Business Resiliency Conference This virtual conference is designed to assist and provide resources for...

Communications Internship 2021

Communications Internship 2021 FloridaWest EDA is looking for an enthusiastic Communications Intern to assist us in our marketing efforts. This internship opportunity calls for a team player with the desire to grow in this position. They will support overall marketing objectives while reporting to...

Remembering Dottie Dubuisson

Remembering Dottie Dubuisson The team at FloridaWest was saddened to hear the news of the passing of Dottie Dubuisson. A tireless advocate for her community, Ms. Dubuisson actively attended both FloridaWest Board of Directors and PEDC meetings and was a supporter of CO:LAB. Her support and...

Real Rural Tech Talk Roundtable April 9

Real Rural Tech Talk Roundtable April 9

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis will be joining North Florida thought leaders to explore the opportunities and challenges of broadband deployment, access and adoption & Award the outstanding achievements of 4-H students across the state