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Careersource Escarosa and Pensacola State College will host the area’s largest Job Fair April 30th

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Community providers, CareerSource Escarosa and Pensacola State College, are partnering once again to host the area’s largest job fair, featuring over 50 area employers – all hiring for multiple openings. The Worlds of Possibilities Job Fair will be held on Monday, April 30, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pensacola Bay Center. Located at … Read more

Cox’s Jonathan Tucker Joins FloridaWest as Associate Member

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FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance is pleased to announce that Jonathan Tucker, Director of Business Sales for Cox Business Florida and Georgia, has joined the Board of Directors as an Associate Member. “I look forward to being involved with FloridaWest,” Tucker said.  “Cox sees great value in supporting economic development and the work that FloridaWest is … Read more

UWF, Pine Forest High School Teams Take Top Honors in Cyberthon 2018

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More than 300 students from dozens of schools across the region participate in record fourth annual event.   More than 300 local students from dozens of schools across Northwest Florida participated in Cyberthon 2018 this weekend, the fourth annual cybersecurity awareness and gaming challenge event hosted by the AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Chapter. Following two … Read more

FloridaWest Marketing Winners at 2018 Addy Awards

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FloridaWest is pleased to announce that promotional materials for The Bluffs were awarded three Golden Addys at Saturday’s American Advertising Federation Pensacola ADDY® Awards Gala. The Awards: 2018 Gold Addy Award – Integrated Campaign: The Bluffs / Integrated Advertising Campaign Regional/National B-to-B 2018 Gold Addy Award – Direct Mail: 3-D/Mixed 2018 Gold Addy Award – … Read more

Pensacola State to receive $1.86M in job growth investment grant funds

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Pensacola State College has received $1.86 million for workforce training programs from an $85 million Florida Job Growth Grant Fund. The college was among nine entities awarded $35 million of the total funding, Gov. Rick Scott announced on Tuesday, Feb. 6, in Jacksonville. The funds will be used to increase the number of students earning … Read more

Project Manager / Owners Representative Needed

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web Project Manager 2018 Advertisement – Project Manager /Owner’s Representative Needed FDOT Grant Agreement Bluffs Phase II  G0H61 Amd 1  FDOT Grant Agreement Bluffs Phase 1  The Bluffs Development Report

Bluffs Video Recipient of Aurora Awards for Film-making

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FloridaWest is pleased to announce that our promotional video for the Bluffs, produced by an all-star team of local talent, has received three Aurora Awards. The Aurora Awards recognize media creators around the world who demonstrate the great ability to captivate audiences by their creative displays of grand execution and brilliant content. These awards represent … Read more

FloridaWest Announces Support for Triumph Gulf Coast Proposals

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FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance today announced that their board of directors voted to support three Triumph Gulf Coast proposals moving past the pre-application phase.   The first is in support of The Pensacola-Escambia County Promotion & Development Commission (PEDC) request for $8 million in funding which would be used for the construction of a new … Read more

VetFed Resources, Inc. to Bring Jobs to Escambia County   

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Veteran-Owned Business Serves those that Serve Today the FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance announced that VetFed Resources, Inc. will open a new location in Pensacola, creating twenty new jobs. The 20 new jobs and 2 retained jobs, with above average wages, and the $95,000 initial capital investment put into this existing office property will have positive … Read more