Florida Business News

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.


Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from The William H. Donner Foundation

WILLISTON, Fla., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on June 4, 2019, the William H. Donner Foundation announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization. We are humbled to report that this is the fourth year receiving a grant from the William H. Donner Foundation.

Major South Florida Development Prospect Located in Opportunity Zone – Pompano Beach Looks Nationwide for Master Developer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Pompano Beach and its redevelopment agency have over 30 acres of land located in an Opportunity Zone out to bid seeking a Master Developer for an Innovation District in the downtown. The land is one of the last undeveloped areas in South Florida bordering the I-95 corridor with direct beach access. Deadline to submit a Letter of Interest is July 10, 2019.

Pompano Beach CRA Offers New Opportunity for Brokers to Find Master Developer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Pompano Beach and Pompano Beach CRA have opened a new opportunity for all real estate brokers in the municipality’s pursuit of a master developer for the City’s Downtown and Innovation District. A 2% commission is in play for the transformative project, one of the last of its kind in the South Florida market.

Pompano Beach Seeks Master Developer for Downtown and Innovation District

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Pompano Beach and Pompano Beach CRA have issued a Request for Letters of Interest (RLI) for a Master Developer for the City’s Downtown and Innovation District. The South Florida municipality has undergone a tremendous transformation during the past few years, and the creation of a dense urban downtown is the next redevelopment goal.

Opportunity to Own Penthouse Remodeled by McCann Design Group in Most Sought-After Palm Beach Location

PALM BEACH, Fla., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jim McCann has announced a spectacular, turnkey, furnished penthouse property with stunning views offered for $1.795 Million. It’s the luxury, low maintenance lifestyle you’ve longed for – where every day feels like a vacation and the prime location is as sought-after as it is central.

Command Investigations Recapitalizes to Continue Growth Trajectory

LAKE MARY, Fla., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Command Investigations (“Command”) and Monument MicroCap Partners, LLC (“Monument”) announce that they have completed a recapitalization transaction that will allow Command to venture into the next aspect of its growth phase and solidify itself as the premier investigative service provider in the United States.

Spodak Dental Group Spends 43rd Anniversary At Their Ninth Annual Beach Cleanup Event

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group celebrated the company’s 43rd Anniversary by giving back to their community and cleaning up the Delray’s beach. The Ninth Annual SDG Beach Cleanup was held Sunday, June 2 at the Delray Beach South End, South Tower 5, and more than 60 pounds of trash was removed by more than 75 community members.

800Casting Introduces a Quick and Easy Fix to All Casting Problems – Cast Assist

MIAMI, Fla., June 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 800Casting Company is always vigilant about finding ways to serve and has secured its place in the entertainment industry as the number one innovator of casting software. Today, the company is introducing a completely FREE new service called Cast Assist which helps all casting directors and filmmakers simplify and enhance their work process.

Digital Marketing Agency Lincoln Digital Group Publishes Exclusive Automotive Paid Search Conversion Data

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln Digital Group, a marketing and advertising agency based in West Palm Beach, Florida, published a first-of-its-kind benchmark report detailing lead generation for automotive dealers. The report focuses on the first quarter of 2019 and compares it to the same time period in 2018.

Ethically-Sourced Vanilla Now Available Online

ORLANDO, Fla., May 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bakers everywhere know the importance of using quality ingredients in their products. Take vanilla beans for example — their unique flavor can enhance the worlds of both savory and sweet foods. However, according to Native Vanilla, an Orlando-based vanilla provider, vanilla beans can be challenging to find, purchase and have delivered to your door in a timely manner

World Renowned C Diff Foundation Announces First Ever Appointment of Paul Feuerstadt, M.D. as Director of Medical Education

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., May 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation, a one hundred percent volunteer, world renowned 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has appointed nationally renowned Gastroenterologist, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt as its first Director of Medical Education.

BECOMING to Host Inaugural Meditation and Mindfulness Retreat for Individuals Navigating Divorce

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BECOMING, an organization providing mindfulness and meditation tools and retreats for those navigating major life transitions, announced today the kickoff of the first full-day meditation retreat of its kind for divorcing individuals in South Florida on Saturday May 25, 2019.

Attorney Brian Sutter Recognized for Supporting New Clean Drinking Water Project In Haiti

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., May 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm has been recognized for his contributions to building new wells for clean drinking water in Haiti. Located in the town of Jacemel on the southern coast of Haiti, the project organized and carried out by Food For The Poor Inc., was part of the charitable organizations’s wider effort.

Jim McCann Announces the Opportunity to Own a Historic Ocean Block In-Town Palm Beach Home

PALM BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jim McCann has announced a beautiful ocean block Palm Beach home offered for $6.495 Million. Imagine the delight of being welcomed home every day by a spectacular In-Town residence bestowed with the honor of being named the Preservation Foundation’s Polly Earl Award winner for its incredible attention to detail.

The Florida Legislature Takes Ground-Breaking Steps Towards Solving the Opioid Crisis in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic, which just seems to be getting worse, the Florida legislature took proactive steps in fighting this deadly problem during this year’s 2019 legislative session, The Florida Society for Doctors of Oriental Medicine announced today.

RMA and CJF Marketing International Introduce ‘Investment Tourism’ Platform

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To celebrate Travel & Tourism Week and Economic Development Week coinciding in 2019, the principals of RMA and CJF Marketing International are introducing their new platform, “Investment Tourism.”

The Iconic Hospitality of New Orleans Has Transformed 15 South Ristorante on St. Armands Circle Into: THE VENUE, Music, Burgers, Bar

ST. ARMANDS CIRCLE, Fla., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prepare to take your seat at the newest hotspot for Live Entertainment and mouth-watering dishes – right here in the heart of S. Blvd. of Presidents: THE VENUE – Music, Burgers, Bar.

‘South Walton Beach Homes’ to hit newsstands in April 2020

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla., May 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thanks to skyrocketing demand and low interest rates, the South Walton County real estate market is booming. This surge has given rise to “South Walton Beach Homes,” a new free magazine bringing together buyers and the realtors who make it all happen. “South Walton Beach Homes” is the second print publication from HNH Media Holdings, LLC, the multimedia company behind 30A Food & Wine.

ARMCO Bolsters C-Suite by Hiring Kyle Kehoe as Chief Revenue Officer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, has announced that it has hired Kyle Kehoe as chief revenue officer.

PitBullTax Software Once Again Dominates Tax Resolution with its Release of Version 5.0

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PitBullTax Software is excited to announce the release of its most robust and streamlined cloud based software platform to date. PitBullTax, the country’s leading IRS Tax Resolution Software for CPAs, EAs and Tax Attorneys will be unveiling all the cutting edge major enhancements of Version 5.0 to licensees from all over the United States at its PitBullTax Institute User Conference today through May 3 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

OpenClose Bolsters Sales Team with Addition of Mortgage Software Veteran Tom Buenz

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that Tom Buenz has joined the company in the position of vice president, enterprise sales. In this role, Mr. Buenz will help satisfy an increasing demand for OpenClose’s LOS, digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) solution and ancillary software products.

Military-Fasteners becomes AS9120 Rev B certified

PONTE VEDRA, Fla., April 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Military-Fasteners, Inc. (Milfas), a company based out of Ponte Vedra that distributes aerospace and mil-spec hardware received the AS9120 Rev B certification from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). The AS9120 Rev B certification is also known as. “Quality Management Systems – Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Distributors.”

Empire’s Natural Woman Brand Proves Big Draw

MIAMI, Fla., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s society, women love the feeling of beauty, they simply love it! This beauty comes by way of the Natural Woman. The women’s beauty industry is a mega billion-dollar juggernaut that blankets today’s modern world as we know it. Empire License, Inc., an apparel brand licensing company in Miami, Florida, specializes in the licensing of their own trademarks and brands.

The Sun Sentinel Names Spodak Dental Group a Winner of The South Florida Top Workplaces 2019 Award

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Sun Sentinel for the fifth year in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

Author of Thriller ‘The Gaspar Triangle’ Designs New Iconic Structure for Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla., April. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During his research for the Tampa Bay based thriller novel, “The Gaspar Triangle,” author T. Michael Cross came across many historical sites in and around West Florida but came away feeling something was missing. In response, Mr. Cross has designed what he calls “The Tampa Tower.”

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF)

WILLISTON, Fla., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on April 17, 2019, the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization.

The City of Greenacres Accepts RMA’s Vision and Strategic Plan

GREENACRES, Fla., April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Greenacres recently accepted a vision and strategic action plan created by the award-winning redevelopment firm, RMA. The city, located in the heart of Palm Beach County, has already begun prioritizing key elements of the plan for implementation to realize the vision and strategic goals.

Jim McCann Announces an Opportunity to Own on The Highly Coveted ‘Sea Streets’ of Palm Beach

PALM BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jim McCann has announced a classically beautiful Palm Beach estate offered for $9.9 Million. Nestled in the sought-after “Sea Streets” of Palm Beach, this exquisite 7-bedroom, 6.2-bathroom Hamptons-inspired estate is sure to impress.

Florida Startup Revolutionizes Honey Industry and Connects Consumers to Beekeepers

PARKLAND, Fla., April 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new online platform – the Domestic Beekeepers’ Marketplace – provides U.S. beekeepers the opportunity to market their small batch, nutrient-rich, American-made natural honey to consumers, not just locally, but nationwide. This is great news because many low-cost, imported honey varieties are forcing American beekeepers out of business.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Celebrates 5-year Partnership with Humane Society Naples

NAPLES, Fla., April 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. based in Williston, Florida is proud to celebrate the 5-year anniversary, of our partnership with Humane Society Naples, to teach Service Dog classes to our Foster Family Trainers and Recipients.

ARMCO Wins HousingWire HW Tech100 Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial risk mitigation and compliance solutions, announced that it has won HousingWire’s sixth annual HW Tech100(tm) award, which recognizes the 100 most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy. This is the fifth consecutive year that ARMCO has achieved this prestigious designation.

New Book, ‘George Mason: The Founding Father Who Gave Us the Bill of Rights’

DELAND, Fla., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — George Mason was a short, bookish man who was a friend and neighbor of athletic, broad-shouldered George Washington, says author William G. Hyland, Jr., in his new book, “George Mason: The Founding Father Who Gave Us the Bill of Rights” (ISBN: 978-1621579267; Regnery History).

EPIC to Sponsor 2019 International Association of Interviewers Elite Training Day

FORT MYERS, Fla. and HOUSTON, Texas, April 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will sponsor the International Association of Interviewers (IAI) Elite Training Day on Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Chico’s Headquarters in Fort Myers, Fla.

Star-Studded Digital Film Festival Returns to South Beach

MIAMI, Fla., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 5th season of the Miami Web Fest and the Veteran Film Awards takes place May 2-5, 2019 at the Fillmore Miami Beach. The first of its kind in the state of Florida, this event showcases the best digital series from over 30 countries and also highlights the work of veterans. It is designed to allow the general public to see independently produced shows before television networks discover them.

Dr. Lisset Arenas Joins the Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lisset Arenas, a dedicated and highly-skilled general dentist, has joined the Spodak Dental Group team in Delray Beach, Fla. A 2017 graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry, Dr. Arenas looks forward to providing her patients with unparalleled dental care.

OpenClose Extends its Digital Mortgage Ecosystem with New POS Offering – ConsumerAssist Digital POS

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it is has scheduled a May release for the official rollout of its much anticipated digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) solution, ConsumerAssist Digital POS.

Self-published Author Battles Big-Name Publishers and Takes Home Top Honors at Audie Awards

TAMPA, Fla., March 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Olivia Norem first heard the narration of the book, “His Viking Bride,” she was so caught up in the story she nearly forgot that she is, in fact, the one who wrote it. And this marketer turned author is not the only one who found the audiobook captivating.

Jim McCann Announces a Palm Beach Contemporary Mid-Town Masterpiece

PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jim McCann has announced a modern Palm Beach estate offered for $5.395 Million. Indulge in the finest in Bermuda living, with this recently renovated, island inspired 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom estate graciously sited on a 15,269 square foot lot.

OpenClose LOS Platform, POS System and PPE Receives the Highest Overall Satisfaction and Lender Loyalty Score in STRATMOR’s New ‘Technology Insight Study’

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that STRATMOR Group’s most recent Technology Insight Survey ranked the company’s LOS platform, point-of-sale (POS) system, and product and pricing engine (PPE) as having the highest Overall Satisfaction and Lender Loyalty Score out of any vendor surveyed in the mortgage industry.

Conte Wealth Advisors Opens Office in Tampa, Florida

TAMPA, Fla., March 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camp Hill, Pennsylvania based independent financial services firm, Conte Wealth Advisors, LLC (CWA), has welcomed its first Tampa, Florida advisor, Robert Seaman, to its advisory team.