Northwest Florida and Beyond
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by Sponsor
2w ago
The 2024 Florida Power and Light Northwest Florida Economic Symposium intends to challenge attendees to think beyond the boundaries they’ve set in place. Doing so will help Northwest Florida businesses develop momentum to match or exceed other regions. The symposium will span March 5-6, 2024, uniting business leaders throughout the Panhandle to hear speakers present on topics to spark action and innovation in the region and network with fellow community leaders. For more information and to register, visit FPLSymposium.com. “This event is built to gain knowledge, foster new ideas, help attendee ..read more
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Leaders Meet Future Leaders
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by Paige Aigret
1M ago
Avoid Monday meetings, said Megan Harrison, CEO at the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce, in comments about time management. Refuse the snooze button, advised Jennifer Conoley, the president and CEO of Florida’s Great Northwest, in speaking to productivity. Rhea Goff, senior vice president and chief administrative officer at The St. Joe Company, told audience members to live their mission statement. And Uriah Matthews, the executive director of the Walton County Economic Development Alliance, encouraged the group to become stakeholders in their community. The four community leaders made up a pan ..read more
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Historic Gibson Inn Expansion Project
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by Press Release
1M ago
The iconic Gibson Inn, a cherished landmark in the heart of Apalachicola, is thrilled to announce an exciting expansion project that will further enhance its legacy as a destination of choice for current and future travelers seeking timeless elegance and modern comfort. The expansion will include the addition of 24 well-appointed guest rooms along with an array of enhanced amenities, including a new cafe, elevator, courtyard pool, a spa with multiple treatment rooms, and fitness center. For over 115 years, the Gibson Inn has stood as a cornerstone of the Forgotten Coast, a testament to its ri ..read more
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Creating a Classic
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by Press Release
1M ago
E. F. San Juan and partners Weather Shield Windows & Doors and Loewen proudly sponsored the lecture “Creating a Classic: Exploring Timeless Collaborations in Architecture and Design” by the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art (ICAA), Florida Chapter, at Authentic Provence on Nov. 15, 2023. This insightful event, which showcased collaborations within the ICAA membership, including past Addison Mizner Award recipients, also marked the announcement of the 12th annual Addison Mizner Award call for entries. The panel featured E. F. San Juan’s long-time partners Marieanne Khoury-Vogt a ..read more
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TOC Celebrates Milestone
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by Press Release
1M ago
Dr. Chesley Durgin, a distinguished orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee and hip joint replacements, has achieved a significant milestone by completing 1,000 successful cases with the MAKO Surgical Robotic System with Touch Surgery at Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic (TOC). Dr. Durgin, who joined TOC in 2018 as a fellowship-trained knee and hip joint replacement specialist, has established himself as a leader in the field of orthopedic surgery. Dr. Durgin specializes in a range of advanced procedures, including robotic total knee  replacement, robotic partial knee replacement, and innovat ..read more
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Be the Magic Foundation Brings Holiday Cheer
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by Press Release
1M ago
Several years ago, the Bit-Wizards team started their own holiday tradition of supporting the local community through its Be the Magic Foundation. This year was no different as our very own Wizards created their own version of Santa’s workshop to make dreams come true for families in need. For the fourth consecutive year, Be the Magic decided that this year’s recipients would be the 27 children residing at Fresh Start for Children & Families. Fresh Start’s mission is to share love and compassion through a comprehensive educational, vocational and economic housing program to help homeless f ..read more
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Revivifying Rail
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by Emma Witmer
2M ago
As its whistle blew in big cities to tiny towns, curious Gulf Coast residents rushed to railroad tracks to glimpse the shiny blue and silver Amtrak locomotive. Some 300 passengers boarded the 2016 Gulf Coast Inspection train from New Orleans to Jacksonville — the first time passengers had traveled the route in more than 10 years. The passenger rail line, Sunset Limited, had been active between 1993 until 2005, when Hurricane Katrina brought it to a halt. “The turnout in Tallahassee was remarkable,” said Knox Ross, president of the Southern Rail Commission (SRC). “We had thousands of people he ..read more
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Bending the Health Care Curve
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by Steve Bornhoft
2M ago
While a first-year medical student at the University of Florida, Deborah Morris visited her grandfather in a room he shared with another patient in a nursing home. He was in his 80s, a retired military man. Tough, he had beaten esophageal cancer, but his heart, finally, was dying. He had ping-ponged between a hospital and the nursing home for some time, and now he was in a bed at the end of a hall, as far removed from the nurse’s station as it could be. When his daughter arrived, he was gasping for breath and pleading for help. “As a medical student, I said to myself, ‘We have got to do ..read more
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Transforming Clinical Research
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by Michael Goetz
2M ago
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the news was flush with reports covering the important clinical trials for vaccines and treatments, bringing hopeful news of a way out on the horizon. To date, over 9,000 clinical trials related to the pandemic have been conducted, each contributing to the global health science community’s understanding of how to best combat the disease. The process for getting health care treatments and pharmaceuticals to market is a lengthy and, appropriately, stringent process. Even with the FDA’s recent Fast Track designation aimed at accelerating approval timel ..read more
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Community-based Health Care
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by Rochelle Koff
2M ago
When Dr. Alma Littles was in second grade, her teacher told the bright, young girl she would make a good doctor someday. “I didn’t know what that meant,” said Littles, the youngest of 12 children growing up in Quincy. “I don’t think I had ever seen a doctor.” That young girl did indeed grow up to be a family physician, treating residents of her hometown, an area where doctors were scarce. Littles’ career as a physician, educator and health leader blossomed, and in February 2023, she was named the interim dean of the Florida State University College of Medicine, a school Littles helped create ..read more
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