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Okeechobee County EDC Partners with County of Okeechobee | CARES Act Business Grants
09/15/2021 | OKEECHOBEE - The Okeechobee County Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce that in partnership with the County of Okeechobee, 225+ CARES Act business grants were processed and over $1.3 million of relief aid was to distributed to our local business

Okeechobee School District’s Summer Camps | Employability Skills and Okeechobee Jr Leadership
09/15/2021 | OKEECHOBEE- Members of the Employability Skills and Okeechobee Junior Leadership summer programs celebrated the end of their two week camp at Okeechobee High School on June 18. For completion of the programs, kids who participated received a certificate along with a

SFSC Garners $2.7 Million for Heartland Pathways 2 Success Project
09/13/2021 | AVON PARK, Fla. – Sept. 3, 2021 – South Florida State College (SFSC) has been awarded a $2.7 million grant through the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education. The monies will fund the College’s Heartland Pathways 2 Success Project

PACER FINDS SUCCESS IN HARDEE - CELEBRATES EXPANSION WITH GROUNDBREAKING
08/24/2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     

JOB POSTING: Executive Director | Glades County EDC
08/05/2021 | GLADES COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION   General Description: The Glades County Economic Development Council Executive Director (Executive Director) shall be responsible for leading the efforts of local business retention and expansion as well as business development and

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $348,400 in Grant Awards to Support Rural Florida Economic DevelopmentĀ 
02/15/2021 | Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $348,400 in Grant Awards to Support Rural Florida Economic Development  (FIVE in FHERO Region) Tallahassee, Fla.  – On Monday, February 15,2021, Governor Ron DeSantis announced $348,400 has been awarded to 14 rural counties and cities for site preparation

PRESS RELEASE: Bernie Little Distributors Celebrates New Facility with Groundbreaking Ceremony
02/11/2021 |   SEBRING, FL (Feb. 11, 2021) – Bernie Little Distributors hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday to commemorate the start of a major expansion project in Sebring, following the acquisition of approximately 40 acres along the Sebring Parkway last year.   Bernie

Okeechobee Submits Grant for Site Preparedness
12/17/2020 | Okeechobee County is submitting a Site Preparedness Grant to EFI to upgrade the entrance to the County's Airport Commerce Park.  The grant will be used to upgrade lighting, entrance way paving, entrance signage and signage throughout the park.

Four New Buildings Are Part of a Major Airside Development at Sebring Regional Airport
10/27/2020 | Sebring, FL, October 2020 – Sebring Airport Authority has developed a new Hangar Complex concept for the vacant airside parcel, which borders the recently reconstructed Terminal Apron. This Hangar Complex will include an additional 50,000 square feet of commercial hangar space, which

Bautech USA Begins Construction of their Manufacturing Facility in Okeechobee
02/05/2020 |       Okeechobee County, October 25, 2020 – Bautech USA has begun the construction of their plant in the Okeechobee Airport Industrial Park. They have been awarded their first contract and is scheduled to begin manufacturing January , 2021.  Bautech USA, is


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Okeechobee County EDC Partners with County of Okeechobee | CARES Act Business Grants
09/15/2021 | OKEECHOBEE - The Okeechobee County Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce that in
Okeechobee School District’s Summer Camps | Employability Skills and Okeechobee Jr Leadership
09/15/2021 | OKEECHOBEE- Members of the Employability Skills and Okeechobee Junior Leadership summer programs celebrated the end
SFSC Garners $2.7 Million for Heartland Pathways 2 Success Project
09/13/2021 | AVON PARK, Fla. – Sept. 3, 2021 – South Florida State College (SFSC) has been awarded a $2.7
PACER FINDS SUCCESS IN HARDEE - CELEBRATES EXPANSION WITH GROUNDBREAKING
08/24/2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            
JOB POSTING: Executive Director | Glades County EDC
08/05/2021 | GLADES COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION   General Description: The Glades County Economic