Around Osceola

News » Business

KUA wins 6 public relations awards

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 4:46 pm

Kissimmee Utility Authority won six awards on April 16 at the 2014 Image Awards, an annual competition sponsored by the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. The winners were announced at a ceremony held at the Cleveland Heights Golf & Country Club in Lakeland. The Image Awards competition recognizes companies and organizations that exhibit and employ comprehensive public relations projects that meet the highest standards of

Read Full Story

Business » Older Stories

  • Kissimmee kicks off Ruby Award program with Conrad and Thompson

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 4:46 pm

    By Tiffanie Reynolds Staff Writer As a way to highlight business within Kissimmee, Economic Development Director Belinda Ortiz Kirkegard launched the Ruby Award Program during the April 1 City Commission meeting, celebrating those who have been operating within the city for 40 years. To launch this program, the city chose to honor Conrad and Thompson Funeral Home, which has been in business for 48 years. “The Ruby Award enables us

    Read Full Story
  • New 427,000 square foot shopping complex coming to N. Kissimmee

    Posted on April 10, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    By Ken Jackson Staff Writer The first retailers in a new shopping plaza in North Kissimmee could open as soon as October. That speaks to how quickly construction will likely occur at The Crosslands, a Loop-like retail complex at the northwest corner of Orange Blossom Trail and Osceola Parkway. The development is the brainchild of the Deerfield Land Corporation, the real estate subsidiary of Tupperware Brands, headquartered on OBT just

    Read Full Story
  • Improve your own “investment environment”

    Posted on April 4, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    On April 22, we celebrate Earth Day — a day devoted to education and action on environmental issues. As a citizen of the world, you may have a keen interest in protecting your physical surroundings. And as someone trying to reach long-term financial goals, such as a comfortable retirement, you’re probably also interested in improving your investment environment. So here are a few suggestions: Respond to environmental factors. Over the past

    Read Full Story
  • GKTW Village adds Towne Hall for visiting families

    Posted on March 7, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    By Tiffanie Reynolds Staff Writer Only two months after their Extreme Village Makeover, Give Kids the World broke ground today on one of their biggest expansions to date: Give Kids the World Towne Hall. Built right next to the Gingerbread House dining facility, this two-story, 52,000 square foot building will connect with and expand the Gingerbread House dining room area, add a food court with venues like Perkins and Boston

    Read Full Story
  • Dominican Republic offers potential opportunities for business and tourism in Osceola County

    Posted on March 6, 2014 at 9:25 am

    Traveling to the Dominican Republic as part of a state delegation focused on trade, development and tourism reemphasized the importance of strong ties to the international market for a pair of Osceola County Commissioners. Enterprise Florida led a delegation of 138 Florida exporters, business leaders and statewide economic development representatives on the international export sales mission to the Dominican Republic last month. The mission was a focused, unique opportunity for

    Read Full Story
  • St. Cloud Regional Medical Center achieves new status as accredited chest pain center

    Posted on March 5, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    St. Cloud Regional Medical Center has announced that it has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).  SCPC is an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to create communities of excellence that bring together quality, cost and patient satisfaction. Hospitals that have received SCPC accreditation have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with

    Read Full Story

National News - Business

Headlines of the Day