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Rafferty named 2016 Perry Nichols Award recipient

September 28, 2016

Levin Papantonio shareholder Troy Rafferty is the recipient of the 2016 Perry Nichols Award from the Florida Justice Association (FJA). The Perry Nichols Award is the highest award given by the FJA and it is presented…

Business

Julian MacQueen named to Hotelier Hall of Fame

September 28, 2016

Founder and CEO of Innisfree Hotels Julian MacQueen will be celebrated by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association with its highest honor – the Hotelier Hall of Fame Award – during the FLRA Installation & Awards…

Business

Workers Comp rate to jump 14.5 percent on Dec. 1

September 28, 2016

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) has issued an Order that gives contingent approval to an overall combined average statewide Workers’ Compensation Insurance rate increase of 14.5 percent. The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI)…

Business Pensacola

Community Maritime Park up for award

September 27, 2016

The Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit research and education organization, has selected the Vince Whibbs, Sr. Community Maritime Park as one of three finalists for the North Florida 2016 Awards of Excellence. The Awards for Excellence…

Business

Downtown renaissance becoming reality

September 27, 2016

The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition opened its new Pensacola headquarters, Levin Center for IHMC Research, on the edge of Aragon. The three-story, 30,000-square-foot building substantially increased IHMC’s Pensacola footprint. The $8 million expansion was…

Business Education

Manufacturers Council partners with UWF

September 26, 2016

The Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council (NWFMC) has announced a stronger partnership with the University of West Florida (UWF), one that will immediately bring many benefits to our membership. The partnership with UWF will provide NWFMC manufacturing…

Business

Florida Chamber Foundation to hold town hall, Oct. 11

September 22, 2016

By 2030, six million additional residents will call Florida home, and two million more jobs will be needed. Is Escambia county ready? To prepare for this continued growth, and secure our future success, The Chamber Foundation…

Business

Ogletree named to 2016-2017 FEDC Board of Directors

September 21, 2016

The Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC), the state’s professional association of economic, workforce, and community developers, has announced its 2016-2017 board of directors. In addition, the FEDC board voted to transition Beth Kirkland, CEcD, from Interim…