Friday, September 13, 2013

The Department of Economic Opportunity want to hear from you

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) will be hosting a series of workshops on Competitive Florida, a technical assistance program under development to help communities take steps to increase their level of competitiveness through asset-based economic development while staying true to what makes them unique places.

Such unique communities like the Historic City of Apalachicola, which already has a competitive edge in the value of its world renowned seafood, its pristine ecosystem and historical structures.

At the workshop DEO officials will share details about the new program, but most importantly they will be amenable to receiving input from the communities to make certain the program is developed in a way that addresses the needs of the communities.

Workshop Dates and Locations:
Suwannee County - Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Chipley, FL - Friday, October 4, 2013
DeSoto County - Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Crystal River, FL - Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Short Webinar, Monday, October 14, 2013

For additional information concerning the exact venue and registration, please contact Julie A. Dennis, Planning Analyst at the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Division of Community Development at either (850) 717-8478 or or visit their website by clicking HERE.

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