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Thursday, July 12, 2018
NORTH PORT — The North Port Area Chamber of Commerce spent Monday celebrating the opening of its new office on North Sumter Boulevard. The chamber spent the last year looking for a new office, following Bayfront Health’s move from its offices on Tamiami Trail and South Sumter Boulevard. Chamber Executive Director Bill Gunnin said the choice to move was not only due to space, but also the cost ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (July 11, 2018) – With two hurricanes already in the month of July, Beryl and Chris, this serves as a reminder of the importance of reviewing your preparedness. Taking action to stock your home and car with emergency supplies and thinking through your family’s disaster response plan now can provide peace of mind when the storm warnings begin.  “Hospitals and our community’s ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
CareerSource will host a job fair on Tuesday, July 17 between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota 34236.   30+ employers from Manatee and Sarasota counties will be on-site to meet with job seekers, many interviewing and making job offers during the event. Participating employers include Manatee County Government, Spectrum, Plymouth Harbor, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (July 10, 2018) – Each year in the U.S., an average of 38 children and hundreds of dogs die from hyperthermia (heatstroke) in hot cars. While our initial reaction may be these are cases of blatant cruelty or negligence, the truth is many are due to tragic error on the part of otherwise loving, competent caregivers. The point? Yes, it’s possible this could happen to you.  ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, July 05, 2018
North Port, FL – July 3, 2018 – ApexNetwork Physical Therapy is expanding! Our newest clinic is set to open July 12, 2018, in North Port, FL. The clinic is located at 14899 Tamiami Trail, North Port, FL 34287.  Michael McIntosh, Owner and Physical Therapist, has 14 years of experience working in outpatient physical therapy and home health.  He is skilled at treating a wide array of orthopedic and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, July 05, 2018
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (July 3, 2018) – Local primary care physician Zaida Bermudez, M.D. has joined Bayfront Health Medical Group, and has moved her practice into the Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Medical Office Plaza, located at 713 E. Marion Ave., Suite 131, Punta Gorda. With this addition, Bayfront Health Medical Group has ten office locations, providing care in general surgery, vascular surgery, ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Punta Gorda, FL – Fishermen’s Village will play host as the location for the 1st Annual International Culture Fest, Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14, 2018. The event is proudly presented in cooperation with the Cultural Heritage Center of Southwest Florida. The event kicks off Friday, July 13 from 5pm-9pm with a variety of music genres presented by The Ragady Lapsey Band in Center Court. At ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
SARASOTA, Fla.(June 26, 2018) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee and Florida International University (FIU) have been awarded a $100,000 grant to develop academic programs focused on cybersecurity.  The Florida Center for Cybersecurity, known as FC2, a statewide research facility at the University of South Florida in Tampa, awarded the funding three weeks ago to enable the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
President-elect of The Florida Bar, Michelle R. Suskauer, appointed attorney Forrest J. Bass to serve on the Wills, Trusts & Estates Certification Committee beginning July 1, 2018. Punta Gorda – June 25, 2018 – Forrest J. Bass, partner at the Farr Law Firm, will serve on The Florida Bar’s Wills, Trusts & Estates Certification Committee as of July 1, 2018. Bass, appointed by President-Elect, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (June 25, 2018) – The public is invited to attend and we welcome participation in the following July events and observances hosted by Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda. To learn more, visit www.BayfrontHealthEvents.com.Tuesday, July 10, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. – Pulmonary Diet Nutrition ClassBayfront Health Wellness & Rehab Center, 733 E. Olympia Ave., Punta ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Punta Gorda – June 20, 2018 – Seven attorneys at Farr Law Firm have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Florida Super Lawyers® magazine, which recognizes the leading attorneys in the state. Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release