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The Arts & Culture

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A Integral Piece of the Fabric of Brevard We are so fortunate to have such a variety of arts and culture to choose from in Brevard County. Music, dance, theatre, the visual arts, festivals, exhibits, historical places of interest and…

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Volunteerism in the Modern Age

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Businesswomen Find Right Fit in Junior League When my husband and I moved to Florida in 2006, getting involved in the local community was a priority for me.   I must admit that when my mother-in-law first suggested the Junior League,…

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Brevard Workforce: A Fresh Start

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New Services, Programs Define Organization Brevard Workforce Development Board is known to different people in different ways.  The historical approach of separate brands for our various audiences worked fairly successfully for many years under Brevard Job Link, but our services…

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2010 U.S. Census is Worth Money…

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…and Lots of It for Brevard! The 2010 Census is coming!  Why should you fill it out?  Because it is additional revenue for our community – the federal government distributes billions of tax dollars based on census numbers. During the…

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Building on Our Momentum into 2010

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EDC Strategic Plan Gathering Local, State Support Momentum is the product of mass and velocity.  This definition translates well to economic development in Brevard.  The mass is the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, made up of over 200…

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Paying Attention to Women Pays Off

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Women impact financial results.  According to a 2004 study by Catalyst, a women’s research and advisory organization, Fortune 500 companies with the highest percentages of women corporate officers saw, on average, 35{099636d13cf70efd8d812c6f6a5a855fb6f8f27f35bea282d2df1d5ae896e2c2} higher return on equity and a 34{099636d13cf70efd8d812c6f6a5a855fb6f8f27f35bea282d2df1d5ae896e2c2} higher…