WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach County’s commitment to job growth and business development is paying off for taxpayers, municipalities, and companies who relocate here. Current rankings show that Palm Beach County is breaking records, attracting smart employers and rapidly growing as a business hub.
Palm Beach County Mayor Melissa McKinlay is hosting a small business outreach event Wednesday in Belle Glade where Ashley Daniel Bell, a regional administrator with the U.S. Small Business Administration, will be the guest speaker.
PAHOKEE — Mayor Keith W. Babb Jr. was named the Pahokee Chamber of Commerce 2017-18 Citizen of the Year during the chamber’s Annual Awards Dinner on Friday, May 11, at the Palm Beach County Canal Point Community Center.
Imagine a place where students can graduate high school with a full time job in the trades industry. That place is now a reality thanks to Palm Beach State College’s dual enrollment Welding Technology program in Belle Glade.
PAHOKEE — All Women of Tomorrow mentee graduates of Pahokee Middle Senior High School (PHS) received four-year scholarships during the WOT annual Graduation and Scholarship Luncheon. Pahokee High was the only high school to have all mentees receive scholarships.
WEST PALM BEACH —Two of Palm Beach County’s top public officials were among four people honored Wednesday during the Urban League of Palm Beach County’s 44th Equal Opportunity Day Awards Luncheon at the Kravis Center.
CareerSource Palm Beach County’s initiatives to increase employment and economic development in the Glades communities received national exposure when Ron Painter, CEO of the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB), participated in a roundtable last week for the co-chairs of the House Rural Caucus in Washington, D.C.
WEST PALM BEACH — The Economic Council of Palm Beach County Inc. in partnership with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients of the 34th Annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education.
BELLE GLADE — The Belle Glade City Commission heard a report from Palm Beach County Health Care District CEO Darcy Davis at its recent meeting, intended to dispel rumors and give city officials an update on recent developments at Lakeside Medical Center, the full-service public hospital serving the Glades communities.
Economic gardening is an economic development approach to growing the local economy from within by fostering entrepreneurship and startups. It’s important because entrepreneurs start companies that create jobs and drive economic growth.