College of Central Florida cuts ribbon on Ocala Innovative Apprenticeship Lab

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OCALA, Fla., (May 11, 2021) – College of Central Florida and Lockheed Martin representatives joined elected officials and education, industry, workforce development and community leaders to cut the ribbon and formally open a state-of-the-art apprenticeship lab.

“Apprenticeships are a unique way to provide a student with education, career training and a job simultaneously and a valuable opportunity for us to work directly with an employer,” said Dr. Jim Henningsen, CF president. “The synergy created when partners come together in the best interest of their communities is unrivaled.”

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Public Invited to Help Identify flood-prone reas in the Bowlees Creek Watershed in Manatee County

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) is gathering information to improve identification of flood-prone areas in Manatee County.

The District will provide a virtual public comment period now through June 24 at WaterMatters.org/Floodplain for the public to view preliminary data for flood prone areas within the Bowlees Creek Watershed. The website will present preliminary data for flood prone areas and the public will have the opportunity to submit comments.

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