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February 2019
 NOTICE OF MEETING Highlands County Economic Development Office: Meet and Greet with NucorMarch 1, 2019, at 10 a.m.South Florida State College - University Center Auditorium600 West College Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND The function is not a meeting of any board, council or commission. One or more County Commissioners may be present at the meeting as well as one or more Industrial Development Authority Members, Avon Park City Counc...
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Businesses needed for high school career fair, economic development strategic plan presentation dates, changes to Sunday alcohol sales, and more...
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January 2019
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The City of Avon Park, with the help of the Highlands County Economic Development office and the Central Florida Regional Planning Council, has been awarded a grant of $971,500 to fund water and wastewater infrastructure improvements to serve businesses in north Avon park. The funds were awarded from the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund. The project will include the extension of a 12” water distribution line for approximately 2.25 miles and an 8” sewer force main for approximately ...
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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, offer a variety of free webinars and trainings to strengthen businesses and help them succeed. Below is a highlight of the free webinars that are available this month to businesses in Sebring, Lake Placid, and Avon Park, Florida as well as nationwide.The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volun...
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December 2018
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