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AN UPDATE ON THE GLADES REGION

Over the past few years, the Glades Region of Palm Beach County, including Belle Glade, Pahokee, and South Bay, has attracted nearly 400 jobs to the area as a result from the Business Development Board’s economic development efforts, in partnership with LORE and Palm Beach County. From manufacturing to technology, it’s been a diverse group of industries recruited to the area. These efforts have not only brought new opportunities to local residents, but have made unique connections throughout the community.

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MCNEAL, JOYNER TO LEAD BELLE GLADE AND LOX CAMPUSES

Palm Beach State College has hired new executive deans for its Belle Glade and Loxahatchee Groves campuses.

LaTanya McNeal will serve in the position on the Belle Glade campus and Stephen Joyner at Loxahatchee Groves. Since 2015, Ms. McNeal has served as the assistant dean of student services at the Belle Glade campus. Mr. Joyner was a higher education enrollment consultant and dean of student services at Miami Dade College.
Each will oversee the student services of their campuses, and will work to build partnerships and relationships with local leaders. They replace Maria Vallejo, who retired as vice president of growth and expansion and provost at both locations. ¦

SOUTH FLORIDA MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZES PALM BEACH COUNTY COMPANIES AMONG 2019 EMPLOYEES AND MANUFACTURERS-OF-THE-YEAR

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLA – On March 13, 2019, the South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) announced its Runners-up and Finalists for their esteemed Employees and Manufacturers-of-the-Year Award. Forty-eight (48) employees and sixteen (16) companies from Miami-Dade County through the Treasure Coast were unveiled. Companies were judged on Leadership, Strategy, Customers, Measurement, Knowledge Management, Workforce, and Operations.

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