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June 2019
July training opportunities, Highlands County picked for Duke Energy Site Readiness Program, workforce housing feasible, and more.
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NOTICE OF MEETING Highlands County Economic Development Office:will hold a special presentation on: July 11, 2019, at 2:30 p.m.South Florida State College - University Center Auditorium600 West College Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825 To present the findings of the Duke Energy Site Readiness Program. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. The function is not a meeting of any board, council or commission. One or more County Commissioners may be present at the meeting as we...
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Properties in Sumter, Highlands and Lake counties announced, boosting prime industrial sites in Florida service area to 26.
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Twitter Chat – How to Start and Grow a Business for Veteran EntrepreneursMonday, July 1, 2019 from 3pm to 4pm ESTIn recognition of the Fourth of July, the U.S. Small Business Administration (@SBAgov) will host a Twitter chat about how to start or grow a business for veteran entrepreneurs on July 1, 2019. Join us and industry experts as we share tips to help veterans and the military community start, grow and expand businesses. Participate/follow along with the hashtag, #SBAchat.  ...
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Avon Park approves infrastructure grant agreement, aviation/aerospace program landing at Sebring Airport, solar farm project underway in Lake Placid & more.
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May 2019
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, offer a variety of free webinars and trainings to strengthen businesses and help them succeed. Below is a highlight of the free webinars that are available this month to businesses in Sebring, Lake Placid, and Avon Park, Florida as well as nationwide.The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors,...
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Enhance the quality of life in Highlands County by attracting a diversity of new businesses; increasing industrial investment while facilitating the retention and successful expansion of existing business and industry.

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