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AMAZON ANNOUNCES PLANS TO EXPAND IN PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA

PALM BEACH COUNTY – August 20, 2020 Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to launch a new, state-of-the-art Amazon fulfillment center in Palm Beach County, creating hundreds of full-time jobs. Amazon currently operates seven fulfillment and sortation centers in the state in Miami, Jacksonville, Davenport, Orlando, Ruskin, and Lakeland.

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PARTNERSHIPS BRING OPPORTUNITIES TO THE GLADES REGION

August 4, 2020 – GLADES REGION – The power of partnerships was prominent on today’s “State of Palm Beach County’s Glades Region Development” webinar hosted by the Business Development Board and sponsored by Florida Crystals. Local business leaders are coming together, creating solutions for the future. This area offers many different opportunities with its legislation and resources which has drawn promising projects that create a positive outlook for the Glades’ future. Together, economic development offices, state and local government, chambers of commerce, colleges and universities, and municipalities have laid the groundwork over the past five years to bring positive impact for today and more importantly, the future.

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JIM MORAN INSTITUTE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND NONPROFIT EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, in Florida State University’s College of Business, is accepting applications for its Spring 2021 Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) and Nonprofit Executive Program (NPEP) held in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Offered at no cost to participants, the programs are funded by The Jim Moran Foundation and Jan Moran and her late husband, Jim Moran. Application deadline is Wednesday, September 30.

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