The city of Fort Lauderdale is joining a relief effort for the Bahamas that also includes Brightline, Tropic Ocean Airways and Blue Tide Marine.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), with its ever-expanding fleet of superyachts, sport fishing vessels, go-fast boats, submersibles, and everything in between, will soon be pulling into port. Besides a flotilla of over-the-top vessels from a Mansion Yacht made entirely of stainless steel, to the largest mega-yacht in the show, known as “Excellence,” this year’s show is guaranteed to make a splash. Sailing into its 60th anniversary with unique activations, remarkable experiences and an additional location, the world’s largest in-water boat show just got bigger.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced the extension of the deadline for local governments in communities impacted by Hurricane Irma to apply for grant funding through the $75 million Rebuild Florida Voluntary Home Buyout Program. The original application deadline of August 15, 2019, has been extended to October 1, 2019. Grant funding can be used by local governments to purchase homes damaged by Hurricane Irma from willing homeowners in high risk flood areas or to match funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) has completed the migration of its existing school bus radio system from the public safety radio system to the new Local Government Trunked Radio System (LGTRS), which was planned for the start of the school year.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –The South Florida Institute on Aging (SoFIA) has announced plans to expand its offices at 2038 N. Dixie Highway in Wilton Manors, to include a new Tech Lab and Connection (TLC) Center for older adults in Broward County. The new center will open this July.