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DIB meeting schedule for September

August 30, 2015

Please mark your calendars for the following dates and times during the above noted month when meetings are scheduled to be held. Downtown Improvement Board Regular Meetings are held on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of…

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Good new from around Florida, Aug 30

August 30, 2015

Johnson & Johnson, the giant pharmaceutical company, has picked Tampa for its multi-functional regional shared services center. Tampa Bay Times reports that, as part of the deal, the company will create 500 jobs averaging at least…

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Florida Public Relations Association board installed

August 28, 2015

The Pensacola Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) has installed its 2015-2016 board of directors. The new officers include: president, Carmela Cook, Baptist Health Care; president-elect/VP membership, Nicole Stacey, Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce;…

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Pensacola Airport bonds rated near the bottom

August 27, 2015

Fitch Ratings announced yesterday the Pensacola International Airport bonds have maintained their BBB- rating – which sounds good…until you compare that rating with other airports. Pensacola is second from the bottom. The only one that has…

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Fitch Ratings affirms BBB- rating

August 26, 2015

Press release: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Pensacola, Florida’s (the city) ‘BBB-‘ rating on $32.9 million of outstanding series 2008 airport capital improvement revenue bonds issued on behalf of Pensacola International Airport (the airport, or PNS). The…

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Viewpoint: Market Mayhem, Don’t blame China

August 26, 2015

“It’s the economy, stupid.” By Gerald Celente Publisher, Trends Journal Read the headlines. Listen to business-news broadcasts. Across the western world, financial fingers are pointing to China as the culprit for both sparking the global equity-market…