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2019

August 19, 2019
August 12, 2019
August 5, 2019

July 29, 2019
July 22, 2019
July 15, 2019
July 8, 2019
July 1, 2019
June 24, 2019
June 17, 2019
June 10, 2019
June 3, 2019
May 27, 2019


 

May 20, 2019
May 13, 2019
May 6, 2019
April 29, 2019
April 22, 2019
April 15, 2019
April 8, 2019
April 1, 2019
March 25, 2019
March 18, 2019


March 11, 2019
March 4, 2019
February 25, 2019
February 18, 2019
February 11, 2019
February 4, 2019
January 28, 2019
January 21, 2019
January 14, 2019
January 7, 2019

2018

December 31, 2018
December 24, 2018
December 17, 2018
December 10, 2018
December 3, 2018
November 26, 2018
November 19, 2018
November 12, 2018
November 5, 2018
October 29, 2018
October 22, 2018
October 15, 2018
October 8, 2018
October 1, 2018

September 24, 2018
September 17, 2018
September 10, 2018
September 3, 2018
August 27, 2018
August 20, 2018
August 13, 2018
August 6, 2018
July 30, 2018
July 23, 2018
July 16, 2018
July 9, 2018
July 2, 2018

June 25, 2018
June 18, 2018
June 11, 2018
June 4, 2018
May 28, 2018
May 21, 2018
May 14, 2018
May 7, 2018
April 30, 2018
April 23, 2018
April 16, 2018
April 9, 2018
April 2, 2018

March 26, 2018
March 19, 2018
March 12, 2018
March 5, 2018
February 26, 2018
February 19, 2018
February 12, 2018
February 5, 2018
January 29, 2018
January 22, 2018
January 15, 2018
January 8, 2018
January 2, 2018

2017

December 26, 2017
December 18, 2017
December 11, 2017
December 4, 2017
November 27, 2017
November 20, 2017
November 13, 2017
November 6, 2017
October 30, 2017
October 23, 2017
October 16, 2017
October 9, 2017

October 2, 2017
September 25, 2017
September 18, 2017
September 4, 2017
August 28, 2017
August 21, 2017
August 14, 2017
August 7, 2017
July 31, 2017
July 24, 2017
July 17, 2017
July 10, 2017
July 3, 2017

June 26, 2017
June 19, 2017
June 12, 2017
June 5, 2017
May 29, 2017
May 22, 2017
May 15, 2017
May 8, 2017
May 1, 2017
April 24, 2017
April 17, 2017
April 10, 2017
April 3, 2017

March 27, 2017
March 20, 2017
March 13, 2017
March 6, 2017
February 27, 2017
February 20, 2017
February 13, 2017
February 6, 2017
January 30, 2017
January 23, 2017
January 16, 2017
January 9, 2017
January 2, 2017

August 19, 2019

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LOANS & CREDIT REPAIR WORKSHOP – The African American Entrepreneur Association will sponsor a free workshop on business development loans and credit repair from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, on the campus of Daytona State College, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Building 140, Room 206. This is a unique opportunity to learn about loans for business development and operational costs. The workshop will be jointly led by Valarie Green of the Florida Business Development Corporation’s SBA Community Advantage small business loan program and Darris Bembry of Credit Repair. Bembry will discuss the credit repair needed to ensure business loan qualification. Refreshments will be provided. For information, call 386-234-2014 or email info@aaeassociation.org.

SCORE LIVE WEBINAR: END THE YEAR IN GOOD LEGAL STANDING – Businesses that operate as corporations and LLCs are subject to internal and external compliance requirements. It's important to set some time aside in the fall to revisit the status of your business and ensure you are in good standing with the state. In this one-hour webinar, Nellie Akalp, founder and CEO of CorpNet.com, will explain critical compliance requirements and other necessary legal matters that require attention before 2019 comes to a close. Information will also be presented on the consequences of a corporation or LLC falling into bad standing with their state. The webinar will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27. To register, go to https://tinyurl.com/y6dwr75v.

CODE REDTM EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NOTIFICATION SYSTEM – Did you know you can be notified by your local emergency response team in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts? Examples include evacuation notices, bioterrorism alerts, boil water notices and missing child reports. If you have a cellphone or unlisted telephone number, you are not in the database and will not receive emergency messages without signing up at https://tinyurl.com/y6pdvb5u. Additional information is available online at https://tinyurl.com/yavf2p7h or by calling Volusia County Emergency Management at 386-258-4088.

ACADEMY OF PUBLIC SERVICE PROFESSIONS AND CAREERS – The academy at Mainland High School focuses on preparing students for public service through various professional careers such as firefighting, law enforcement, education, fish and wildlife, and the military. The academy’s Military Division features the Air Force JROTC program. Opportunities exist for dual enrollment and vocational certifications. For more information, contact Career Academy Facilitator Dan Lundy at djlundy@volusia.k12.fl.us.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE STUDY ON ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF GPS – On June 6, RTI International released a comprehensive study of the economic benefits of the U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS). The study, commissioned by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology, estimates that GPS generated $1.4 trillion in U.S. economic benefits since the system became available in the 1980s. The study also presents an analysis of the potential economic damages from a 30-day GPS outage. Though uncommon, a GPS outage was found to potentially have an economic impact of $1 billion a day. The study found that economic impacts vary according to industry, time of year and point in the outage cycle. To date, GPS outages have lasted less than one day.

NATIONAL AVIATION WEEK – Coinciding with National Aviation Day on Aug. 19, which celebrates the birthday of Orville Wright, National Aviation Week commemorates the achievements that have taken humankind into the great blue yonder and beyond. Orville made the first flight for 12 seconds and 120 feet just south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on Dec. 17, 1903. He and his brother Wilbur are given credit for building the world’s first successful airplane with aircraft controls that enabled them to steer the plane. In Volusia County, aviation’s remarkable growth in the 20th century is evidenced in part by the operations of several general aviation airports in cities throughout the county. It is also evidenced by the modern day operations of Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Both entities have strategically evolved into globally linked operations furthering the aviation/aerospace landscape and attracting business investment into the Volusia County economy.

DAYTONA BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WINS FDOT PROJECT OF THE YEAR – The Daytona Beach International Airport was awarded the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) 2019 Commercial Service Airport Project of the Year for its Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Station. The state-of-the-art facility was designed with rapid response in mind, arming first responders with the tools needed to operate swiftly and efficiently. “The airport team is proud to be recognized for such a prestigious award. The project represents successful partnerships and collaboration among FDOT, the Federal Aviation Administration, county staff and the airport team,” said Karen Feaster, deputy airport director. DAB is the fourth busiest airfield in Florida, and with exponential growth in flight traffic, the new ARFF station has positioned DAB to exceed the requirements for safety, fire protection and emergency response. For airport information, visit www.flydaytonafirst.com.

NEWS ITEMS WANTED! – Please send your business news items to Joanne Magley, Volusia County Information Director, at jmagley@volusia.org.