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Florida Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Florida, U.S.A. (Fla., FL), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Current Builders Announces Annual Holiday Fundraising Program

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders is proud to announce the launch of their 16th Annual Holiday Fundraising Program. This year, the goal is to raise $75,000 to donate to Toys for Tots, Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together Broward, Best Buddies, and the Dolphins Cancer Challenge.

Current Builders Announces Final Phase of Construction at University Pointe

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders has announced the start of construction of Building G at the University Pointe project in Davie, Florida. The project is the final phase of University Pointe, an 860-bed student housing campus. Building G is on the site’s southeast corner and will include 24 units and 46,390 square feet in a four-story building.

AJ’s Grayton Beach Hosts Fourth Annual S’mores with Santa

GRAYTON BEACH, Fla., Nov. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Claus comes early this year at AJ’s Grayton Beach Fourth Annual “S’mores with Santa” event. This free family activity is set to kick off on Wednesday, November 24 from 4 p.m. till 7 p.m. and is the ideal way to get into the holiday spirit.

Current Builders Promotes Brett Schreiber to Vice President of Construction

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders has announced Brett Schreiber’s promotion to Vice President of Construction. Schreiber attained partner status in 2020, and this new promotion follows his successful management of the firm’s largest construction project to-date, Uptown Boca. The mixed-use development was completed on-time, during the pandemic thanks to Schreiber’s excellent management.

AJ’s Feeds the Community this Thanksgiving 2021

DESTIN, Fla., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the sixth year, AJ’s on the Bayou, will host a free Thanksgiving Day meal from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. Last year, the waterfront restaurant served close to 1,000 meals. “We open up our doors to everyone, to ensure that no one is alone or hungry for the holiday,” says Keith Waters, Director of Operations for AJ’s.

Dynamic Bud Duo Ed ‘NJWeedman’ Forchion and Son Announce Exclusive Yohan Marley Club Residency at The Joint of Miami

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — King “Krefiii” Forchion, son of the legendary marijuana personality, Ed “NJWeedman” Forchion, is determined to make his dad proud while uplifting the culture in the cannabis community. The young cannapreneur, under the influence of NJWeedman, has announced the exclusive club residency of Yohan Marley (grandson of Bob Marley) at The Joint of Miami.

Brain and Body Performance Leader Launches Immersive, Personalized Golf Program

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global leader in brain and body performance, Aviv Clinics, is now offering the Aviv Golf Performance Program, a world class experience with more than 50 courses and three expert academies led by PGA/LPGA instructors, designed with an intensive focus on golf skill and capabilities. Centered around Aviv’s proprietary hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) medical treatment, the program has demonstrated to enhance strength, movement, balance, focus, attention, physical and mental stamina.

November Is C. difficile Awareness Month With An Annual Conference, Recognizing Subject Matter Experts, Expressing Gratitude to US Governors

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO welcomed over 40 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, and academia on November 4-5, 2021. World-renowned presenters delivered data and discussed critical information on a leading Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI), Clostridioides difficile with global healthcare-associated issues: 100% Live-online presentations.

163 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Industrial Project Reports – October 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SalesLeads announced today the October 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 163 new projects in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.

Attorney David Goldman Guest Speaker at Sarasota Charity Organization Fund Raiser

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney David L Goldman was a guest speaker at the “Night Of Hope” fundraising event, held by the Second Chance Last Opportunity charitable organization in Sarasota, Florida. Goldman noted that the organization remained open throughout the pandemic and has served over 80,000 different individuals.

9th Annual C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO Pushes Past COVID-19 and Embraces Virtual Technology to Provide Global Online Learning for Healthcare Professionals on Nov. 4-5

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO is honored to welcome over 40 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, and academia. World-renowned presenters will deliver data and discuss critical information on a leading Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI), Clostridioides difficile with global healthcare-associated issues on Nov. 4 – 5, 2021.

Current Builders Appoints Tara Philipp as Director of Human Resources

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders is pleased to announce the appointment of Tara Philipp as the firm’s new Director of Human Resources. Philipp is a seasoned veteran with over a decade of relevant experience in the construction industry, specializing in human resource management and direction.

Current Builders Promotes Amanda Bilyeu to Senior Estimator

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders is pleased to announce the promotion of Amanda Bilyeu from estimator to senior estimator in the firm’s preconstruction and estimating department. The award-winning general contractor has multiple projects on both coasts of Florida, with offices in Pompano Beach and Sarasota.

CB Structures Promotes Mucahit ‘Mujo’ Aksu to Director of Preconstruction

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CB Structures has announced the promotion of Mucahit “Mujo” Aksu as the new Director of Preconstruction. The firm has a diverse portfolio of clients on both coasts of Florida, and specializes in tunnel form, conventional and wood frame projects.

6 Certified Nursing Assistants Are Leaving Profession for Every 1 Certified (Q2 2021) – Florida Patient Care at Risk Ahead of November Covid Vaccine Mandates

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Oct. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Premier Nursing Academy launched the CNA Shortage Index, a quarterly estimate of how well the production of new certified nursing assistants (CNAs) is keeping up with attrition of CNAs out of the career. The latest data indicate that the state of Florida faces an acute shortage that will compromise the quality of patient care if not remedied quickly.

Current Builders Launches ESOP to Retain and Attract Top Construction Employees

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, an award-winning general contractor based in Florida, has announced an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as part of the company’s strategy to retain and attract top construction employees.

162 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Industrial Project Reports – September 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SalesLeads announced today the September 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 162 new projects in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.

New Book, ‘The Origin of Language’ – The first scientific proof that finally explains the mystery no one has yet to figure out

SUNNY ISLES, Fla., Oct. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Joe Lanyadoo is publishing his second book “The Origin of Language.” The first scientific proof that finally explains the mystery no one has yet to figure out; how language, an ability that required 4 simultaneous mutations in 4 different organs in a group of related people just appeared in humans. Language is a human species specific trait meaning it didn’t evolve, it just showed up.

Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals Announce Plans to Build Sixth 36-Bed Physical Rehabilitation Hospital in Florida

VIERA, Fla. and DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Dallas Texas based Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals announced the construction of a $24M physical rehabilitation hospital in Viera, Florida. Everest’s physical rehabilitation hospital in Viera, Florida will create over 100 jobs in the community.

Skyway.com Answers Buyers’ Need For Rapid Online Condo Insurance In Fast-Paced Housing Market

ST PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is no secret that the housing market in Florida is hot. Properties move fast, and consumers are finding more ways to make all parts of buying and owning a home quick, easy, and mostly online. One insuretech, UPC Insurance®, answered the consumer call for the ability to almost instantly have an estimate of what a policy will cost, and the ability to buy a Florida Condo policy completely online with Skyway.com.

Expetitle Closes $2.3 Million Seed Plus Round

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Expetitle, a digital title company and a leader in remote real estate closings, announced today it has closed their $2.3 million Series Seed Plus financing round. The investment will help the company aggressively expand its sales and marketing efforts.

New Planned Industrial Construction and Capital Projects – August 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Research by SalesLeads’ experienced industrial market research team, shows 442 new planned industrial capital projects tracked during the month of August 2021, involving a variety of industrial sectors, including Automotive, Consumer Products, Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical, and E-Commerce, among others.

Erika Pusillo of Spodak Dental Group Earns AADOM Mastership (MAADOM)

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Erika Pusillo, practice optimizer at the Spodak Dental Group, recently earned the Master of the American Association of Dental Office Management (MAADOM). She was one of only 20 AADOM Fellows who were awarded this honor at the awards ceremony this year.

The Spodak Dental Group Raises Minimum Wage and Hires Entry-Level Employees at $15 Per Hour

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In accordance with the passing of Florida’s Amendment 2 in November 2020, which increased the minimum wage and amended Florida’s Constitution, the Spodak Dental Group will raise its minimum wage for all employees. However, instead of matching the state-mandated increases, they are exceeding them.

145 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Industrial Project Reports – August 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SalesLeads announced today the August 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 145 new projects in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.

Malcolm-Jamal Warner Joins Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival as Celebrity Judge

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce that television icon Malcolm-Jamal Warner is joining the fourth annual “Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival” as a celebrity judge. The famed star of “The Cosby Show” and current hit “The Resident” will also be performing his poetry at the festival and sharing thoughts about his career during an Artist Talk.

The Spodak Dental Group Transitions to Four-Day Work Week

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group transitioned to a four-day work week in 2021 with a goal to take the very best care of each team member. After the turmoil of a 2020 year filled with the uncertainty, stress and additional regulations due to COVID-19, the family-owned company realized that there was a great opportunity to provide each team member with a flexible schedule that supports a greater work life balance.

Get Ready for New Licensed Character for Advertising and Toys: Here Comes Black Friday

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The day after the American Thanksgiving Day holiday has long been considered the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States. Dubbed “Black Friday” for many reasons. Empire License, Inc. is now very excited to introduce to the world their very own version of Black Friday: “Black Friday” the character, in the formation of animation and plush dolls.

Current Builders Announces New Sunrise Senior Living Commission

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders has announced they have broken ground on their third project for Sunrise Senior Living. The new $32.5 million dollar assisted living development in Coral Gables will feature 94 units. The project’s architect is the firm’s longstanding design partners, Behar Font & Partners.

1st Class Real Estate and Expetitle Announce a Joint Venture to Provide Tech-enabled Closings Across The U.S.

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Expetitle and 1st Class Real Estate are joining forces to create a national title partnership; offering a streamlined, remote home closing transaction to 1st Class’ customers. Expetitle is a multi-state title company that delivers fully digital and hybrid closings through one secure collaborative platform that adds transparency to the entire closing process.

Spodak Dental Group’s Use of ‘Laughing Gas’ Helps Patients Who Suffer from Depression

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group team is committed to helping their patients not only achieve their smile goals, but also their overall comfort in and out of the dental chair. While nitrous oxide has been offered as an effective treatment for anxious or fearful patients, it has now been shown to help with patients who suffer from depression.

Tres Amigos Grill introduces their new menu item Chef John’s Street Tacos for Taco Tuesday

WINTER GARDEN, Fla., Sept. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tres Amigos Grill in Winter Garden known for creating, grilling and serving a fusion of Tex-Mex, Grilled and Mexican Style offerings announces the addition of Chef John’s Street Tacos to its menu.

RMA Real Estate Services Brokers Sale of Pelican Harbor Marina for City of Palm Bay

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA Real Estate Services, a division of the economic development firm RMA, is proud to announce the successful sale of a prime commercial property on behalf of the City of Palm Bay.

Current Builders Selected as General Contractor for Related Group’s Manor at Miramar

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The award-winning firm, Current Builders announced it has been selected by Related Group as the general contractor for the Manor at Miramar residential project located in the Miramar Town Center at 1 Main Street.

Modern Foot & Ankle Welcomes New Podiatrist to Casselberry Clinic

CASSELBERRY, Fla., Aug. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There’s a new face in town for your feet. Jacob Huffman, D.P.M., joined the podiatric group Modern Foot & Ankle in July. Last week, he became the sole practitioner of the Casselberry clinic.

Pompano Beach to Test SEAHIVE Shoreline Protection System at Wahoo Bay

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientists, government officials and citizens concerned about climate change and sea level rise will soon have a new source of data when Wahoo Bay in Pompano Beach launches. This underwater marine park will become a global incubator for the ocean’s ecosystem and will test the SEAHIVE™ marine and estuarine shoreline protection system, a research project funded by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) in collaboration with FDOT.

Podiatric Group Brings Modern Approach, Old Charm to Horizon West with New Clinic

WINTER GARDEN, Fla., Aug. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, Central Florida podiatric group Modern Foot & Ankle will open the doors of its brand-new flagship location in Horizon West. The office will be operated by board-certified physician Roma Patel, D.P.M.

148 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Industrial Project Reports – July 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SalesLeads announced today the July 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects.

The Spodak Dental Group Celebrates 45th Anniversary By Giving Back to Their Local Community

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Established in 1976, the Spodak Dental Group is proud to now celebrate their 45th Anniversary in Delray Beach, Fla. The team of board certified general and specialty dentists and dental professionals realize that the community is a big part of their business longevity so are giving back to local community members and organizations as a way to say thank you.

Current Builders Promotes Roberto Aguiar to Chief Estimator

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders is pleased to announce that Roberto Aguiar has been promoted to Chief Estimator. Aguiar joined the award-winning general contracting firm in 2016 and quickly ascended to senior estimator, where he demonstrated his talent for evaluating bid documents, preparing RFIs and effectively communicating with both clients and construction teams.