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June 2019

SBA Monthly Webinars

28 Jun, 2019 | Training, News |
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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May Economic Development Updates

03 Jun, 2019 |
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

SBA Monthly Webinars

30 May, 2019 | Training, News |
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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April 2019
In April 2019, several County stakeholders met to participate in an “Asset Mapping” Exercise facilitated by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity through a Competitive Florida Partnership grant. Participants identified key community assets and set goals and action steps to expand economic development in Highlands County. An outcome of the exercise is a Draft of Action Steps for expansion of economic development in Highlands County. Please review the summarized draft Highlands Count...
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April Economic Development Updates

24 Apr, 2019 |
Input still needed for skills gap analysis, Duke Energy to begin solar plant in May, the future of Florida's workforce, AP moving forward with extending utilities, and more.
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March 2019
NOTICE OF MEETING Highlands County Economic Development Office will hold anAsset Mapping Exercise onWednesday, April 3 at 8:30 AM Jack Stroup Civic Center345 W. Center Ave.Sebring, FL 33870 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND ONE OR MORE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING AS WELL AS ONE OR MORE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY MEMBERS Any person who might wish to appeal any decision made by the Industrial Development Authority of Highlands C...
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