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Disaster Assistance - Drought

May 19, 2017

USDA advised that 8 counties in Florida were designated as primary disaster areas due to drought: Charlotte, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee, Osceola, and Polk. Additional counties in the link below…
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April 2017

Charlotte, North Port among fastestgrowing areas in US

April 03, 2017

By ANDREA PRAEGITZER   SUN CORRESPONDENT      Two of the fastest-growing metropolitan statistical areas in the country include Punta Gorda/Charlotte County and North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau…
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Entrepreneurs awarded VenturePitch SWFL cash

April 03, 2017

By GARY ROBERTS STAFF WRITER PUNTA GORDA — Two business startups split $55,000 in equity investment at the first-ever VenturePitch SWFL competition in Charlotte County. BooqSmart, which promotes itself as…
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March 2017

Florida-Michigan alliance may attract younger folks

March 27, 2017

By SOMMER BROKAW STAFF WRITER CHARLOTTE SUN      CHARLOTTE COUNTY — A Florida SouthWestern State College/Western Michigan University alliance may turn the tide on the area’s aging population.      New…
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WMU board OKs agreement with Florida’s Charlotte County

March 27, 2017

     KALAMAZOO, Mich.-The Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees has approved an economic development investment agreement with Charlotte County in Southwest Florida.      The agreement paves the way for improvements…
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February 2017

Charlotte County to fund new hangar

February 27, 2017

By GARY ROBERTS   STAFF WRITER   CHARLOTTE SUN      CHARLOTTE COUNTY — With a substantial financial commitment expected from Charlotte County, essential flight-training facilities for Western Michigan University could soon take…
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Disaster Assistance - Drought
May 19, 2017 - USDA advised that 8 counties in Florida were designated as primary disaster areas due to drought: Charlotte, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee, Osceola, and Polk. Additional counties in the link below… more 
Charlotte, North Port among fastestgrowing areas in US
April 03, 2017 - By ANDREA PRAEGITZER   SUN CORRESPONDENT      Two of the fastest-growing metropolitan statistical areas in the country include Punta Gorda/Charlotte County and North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau… more 
Entrepreneurs awarded VenturePitch SWFL cash
April 03, 2017 - By GARY ROBERTS STAFF WRITER PUNTA GORDA — Two business startups split $55,000 in equity investment at the first-ever VenturePitch SWFL competition in Charlotte County. BooqSmart, which promotes itself as… more