November 2018
Economic Development annual report now available, local schools employ unique initiatives to connect students and industry, CRA launches new grants, and more. Check out our November newsletter for details
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Sebring Flight Academy, formerly known as Leading Edge Fight Training School, is ready and open for business with a brand new TAA IFR glass panel equipped Bristell Aircraft along with a Cessna 172. The school, located at the Sebring Airport also offers FAA approved simulator training in the Redbird FMX, a superior-quality, full motion, Advanced Aviation Training Device. General Manager Brant Howell had this to say about the Sebring location: “The Sebring Airport has so much to offer a...
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The School Board of Highlands County and other community groups are employing innovative efforts to connect students with real life insight on career opportunities available in Highlands County and the skills needed to succeed in these careers.Career Café  Avon Park High School and Sebring High School host weekly Career Cafés. The cafés are unique initiatives that bring local employers into the school to tell the students about career opportunities. ...
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October 2018
New South Florida State College corporate education classes, Highlands Ranks Second in Citrus, Secapem Defense Training Solutions at Sebring Regional Airport, Potential Solar Farm in Lake Placid, and more. Check out the latest economic development news in our October newsletter.
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South Florida State College has launched a new catalog of corporate training. The courses award certificates of completion that are designed to increase employability skills and strengthen businesses. Course offerings include: Soft Skills for Successful Employees Leadership Training: Survival Skills for New Supervisors Leadership, Lunch and Learn Foundations of Business Promoting Your Business with Social Media Strategic Management for Health Care Professionals Strategic Management and Lead...
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September 2018
New site for business disaster resources, Business financing seminar, IDA/EDC September meeting, Grants to help with economic diversification and more.
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