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Greater Fort Lauderdale Adds More than 13,000 Jobs Over One Year

Posted by: Mike Cobelo/Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity on Friday, January 24, 2020

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Broward County's jobless rate was 2.5% last month (December 2019). This rate is 0.6% lower than our region's year ago rate.

Greater Fort Lauderdale's Unemployment Rate Continues Steady Drop

Posted by: Mike Cobelo/Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity on Friday, December 20, 2019

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Broward County's jobless rate was 2.6% last month (November 2019). This rate is 0.5% lower than our region's year ago rate.

GFLCC Board Approves Support for Florida Skills Training Allocation

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Thursday, December 19, 2019
December’s Government Affairs Committee meeting put a strong focus on education and workforce development, as committee members heard the priorities of the Broward ...

Port Everglades Tops Its Own World Record

Posted by: Port Everglades on Monday, December 16, 2019
BROWARD COUNTY FL-- It’s official! Port Everglades beat its own world record on December 1, 2019, with 79 more passengers than its previous record set in 2016. Once all ...

ArtServe Presents "Roots of the Spirit: Soulful Expressions of the African Diaspora"

Posted by: ArtServe on Friday, December 13, 2019
ArtServe Presents “Roots of the Spirit: Soulful Expressions of the African Diaspora” “Roots of the Spirit” kicks off with an exclusive VIP ...

The Evolution of Hurricane Power and Destruction

Posted by: Marine Advisory Committee on Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Hurricane Dorian didn’t even hit the U.S. mainland but leveled the Northern Bahamas. It “sat and spun” for 24 hours and reduced parts of Abaco and Grand Bahama to toothpicks. Had that storm stalled 50 miles west of where it did, the infrastructure, housing, and water supply of South Florida would have been equally devastated. 

ArtServe Launches #OpenTheBlackBox on 30th Anniversary

Posted by: ArtServe on Tuesday, December 3, 2019
ArtServe Launches #OpenTheBlackBox Year-End Capital Campaign The 30-year-old non-profit is appealing to individual and corporate donors to support the building of a new ...

Executives Provide Insight on Creating a Pipeline of Talent

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, November 22, 2019
The final Chamber Breakfast of 2019 was held on November 21st at the Tower Club. Sponsored by Broward Technical Colleges, the event focused on ways businesses can create a ...

Perspectives on Florida's Healthcare & Excellence in Healthcare Awards

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, November 15, 2019

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare Committee helped bring hundreds of healthcare professionals together for an important day of discussion, while honoring some of South Florida’s healthcare heroes, during Sunshine Health’s Perspectives on Florida’s Healthcare presented by Broward Health.

Workshop Held After GFLCC Board Votes to Oppose Downtown Master Plan

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Thursday, November 14, 2019
City of Fort Lauderdale staff is proposing zoning changes that will put new development regulations on all properties in the Downtown Regional Activity Center (RAC). These ...