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Pulled over for DUI? What happens next?

First of all, I hope you are never in this situation. But here are some important things that people wish they’d known before they are stopped on suspicion of driving under the influence. People are often confused about what happens next when blue lights come up behind them. It’s helpful to understand a typical DUI… Read More »

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2017 Small Business Leader of the Year

Leading with Verve, Courage and Boldness: Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails Owner Sarah Marie Johnston By Susan Burnell There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes before a perfectly-plated entrée reaches the table. Likewise, a vast amount of unseen effort goes into starting and sustaining a successful restaurant business. Sarah Marie Johnston will tell you… Read More »

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If nothing changes, nothing changes

The story goes something like this. Bob is a moderately successful corporate type. He has put in the time and has sat through enough corporate meetings for a lifetime.  Somewhere along the way, he became unfulfilled, hit his max pay rate and now doubts why he sold the last 20 years of his professional life… Read More »

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What your employee background checks may not be telling you

By Kate Mesic For most hiring managers, performing a criminal background check is part of the hiring process. We all want to make great staff decisions because the emotional and economic cost of a bad hire can be enormous. While performing a background check is very well accepted and prudent practice, it’s important to understand… Read More »

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5 Dangers Of Planning Your Own Trip To A Foreign Country

The appeal of the exotic is enough to afflict even the most content person with wanderlust. It’s in our nature to want to occasionally escape our regimented lives and experience another’s way of life. While traveling can be a fascinating experience, it can also be full of pitfalls and dangers that most tourists may not… Read More »

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There is never a good time to start your own business

It’s true. There is never a good time to start your own business. As we get more established and go through life, we gain more, consume more and have more people dependent on us.  Think back to your life just after school. You were likely single, didn’t own much and could devote energy into whatever… Read More »

North Florida District Office to Celebrate Local Businesses

30 October 2012

The U.S. Small Business Administration will celebrate the graduation of the 2012 Emerging 200 (e200) class on November 7, 2012 at Nova Southeastern University in Jacksonville at 6:00 P.M. The Emerging 200 (known as e200) is an intensive training initiative to accelerate high-potential small businesses’ growth in select cities. Developed by the U.S. Small Business… Read More »

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How to Start or Grow a Business Online Live Event: November 9th-11th

30 October 2012

“In Just One Weekend You’ll Discover Everything You Need To Start Or Grow Your Business Using The Internet…”   The secret to more customers, more sales, more website traffic, more free time, and more money is LITERALLY at your fingertips… and it’s WAY easier than you think! (We’ll show you how to get it!) Join… Read More »

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Indo-US Chamber Partners with Jax Film Fest to Bring Indian Filmmakers to the First Coast

29 October 2012

The Indo-US Chamber of Commerce and the Jax Film Fest are excited to bring the works of three Indian filmmakers to this year’s event. In addition, JFF will screen several other films featuring India and cross cultural Indian topics. This is the first time JFF has had a highlighted partnership with an economic development group,… Read More »

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JAX Chamber Announces 2013 Small Business Leader of the Year Winners

26 October 2012

The JAX Chamber announced its 2013 Small Business Leader of the Year winners. The winners are: Bruce Bradley, Bradley & Associates Insurance LLC, Arlington Council Jeremy Morgan, Krystal Klean, Beaches Division Jonathan Smith, Jonathan Smith,  Attorney, Downtown Council Gina Hill, G.M. Hill Engineering,  Entrepreneurial Growth Division Erick Wilson, TEC Works, Jacksonville IT Council Zeke Benevides, IT Promise, Mandarin Council… Read More »

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Local Man Vies for $100K to Jumpstart Small Business

25 October 2012

Jacksonville’s Daniel Burstein has been named a finalist in the running for $100,000 to jumpstart his small business. His light bulb moment was outside a Publix grocery store when he noticed the underutilized real estate on its roof.  His solution?  Turn these roofs into urban farming spaces.  Elevated gardens could be used to grow produce picked… Read More »

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FPRA JAX announces 2012-2013 Board at Jaguar-themed kickoff luncheon

24 October 2012

The Florida Public Relations Association Jacksonville Chapter(FPRA Jax), the local chapter of the nation’s oldest public relations organization, recently hosted its first luncheon under the direction of the 2012-2013 board. The program, “All In: The PR Strategies Behind the Jacksonville Jaguars,” featured special guest speaker Ryan Robinson, director of public relations for the Jaguars. Robinson… Read More »

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SBA’s Growth Capital Program Sets Record

24 October 2012

SBA’s Growth Capital Program Sets Record For Third Year in a Row $2.95 Billion in Financing for Small Businesses in FY12 The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) debenture program provided a record $2.95 billion to small businesses in fiscal year 2012, a 14 percent increase over last year’s $2.59 billion and… Read More »

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The Jacksonville University Department of Athletics announces the addition of Donnie Horner

23 October 2012

The Jacksonville University Department of Athletics is pleased to announce the addition of Donnie Horner, Associate AD for Development effective Oct. 22, 2012. Donnie will be working primarily to assist Director of Athletics, Brad Edwards along with Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Michael Howland, with developing fund raising strategies and growing private support for the… Read More »

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Mark A. Addington Joins PCT Law Group, PLLC

22 October 2012

PCT Law Group, PLLC announced today that Mark A. Addington has joined its Jacksonville, FL Office to lead its Labor and Employment Practice in Florida. Prior to joining PCT, Mr. Addington was the Managing Partner of Addington Law.  Mr. Addington has over a decade of experience advising and advocating exclusively for businesses in employment litigation,… Read More »

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Beaches Orthodontics Grand Opening

17 October 2012

 Dr. David Carden Being Honored at Grand Opening Event October 18  (Jacksonville Beach, FL) – For more than thirty years Dr. David Carden’s orthodontics practice has served the beaches community.  On October 18, Dr. Shreena Patel will take over the practice and rename it to better reflect the community she will serve.  While Dr. Carden… Read More »

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