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Connally named regional chair for Florida Chamber

May 20, 2015

Stan Connally, president and CEO of Gulf Power Co., is the Florida Chamber’s new Central Panhandle Regional Chairman. He was appointed by Chamber Chairman Steve Knopik, president and CEO of Bealls Inc. His role will be…

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Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair, May 21

May 19, 2015

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host a job fair Thursday, May 21 for service members, veterans and military spouses at the Lou Ross Gymnasium at Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard. The job fair…

Business Environment

Lionfish on the menu

May 13, 2015

by Jeremy Morrison Lionfish are as dangerous as they are beautiful. The invasive species — filling local waters at an alarming rate in recent years— threatens to take a serious bite out of the native environment.…

Business

Reynolds offered Shakopee, Minn. job

May 12, 2015

The Shakopee City Council yesterday voted to enter into negotiations with Bill Reynolds, former Pensacola city administrator (2011-2013), as Shakopee’s next city administrator. The city of Shakopee has an estimated population of 39,167. It’s southwest of…

Business

Local ad group opposes film ordinance

May 12, 2015

I received this email from the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation: To All AAF Members: The Pensacola City Council is considering an ordinance that would require a special permit (and fees) to do commercial…

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Cuba impressed by Pensacola delegation

May 12, 2015

Two weeks ago, Inweekly reported on a local delegation that visited Cuba seeking to build relationships and test the waters for possible business opportunities (“Creating a Pensacola-Cuba Connection”). In today’s Tampa Tribune, Albert Fox, president of…

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Terhaar explains his film commissioner proposal

May 11, 2015

Council President Andy Terhaar told Inweekly his intention with his film commission ordinance was to begin the process of attracting outside companies to film in Pensacola. “It was never my intention to prohibit any local or…

Business

Community engagement key to Destination 2020

May 8, 2015

Four hundred people gathered yesterday at the Rex Theater for a multimedia update by Visit Pensacola on Destination 2020, its five-year strategy for marketing the greater Pensacola area —Pensacola Beach, Pensacola and Perdido Key— as a…