Job Opportunities – Full Time VISTA Associate Hendry County

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Are you looking to make an impact in your community? Are you interested in working with Hendry County leaders to help create a stronger community with more sustainable career opportunities? If you said yes to the above questions, we encourage you to review the two VISTA Associate positions now open in Hendry County. You can learn more about the openings, …

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available Following Droughts in Central Florida

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that federal economic injury disaster (EID) loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes located in Florida as a result of droughts sustained on or after May 2, 2017. In accordance with the recently released Secretary of Agriculture’s designation, the following counties are …

Captain Hendry 2016

2016 Captain Hendry Dinner is a wrap! A special thanks to our core sponsors, to our donors, to our event support team, to our attendees, and to everyone else involved in making last night a success. Our event was a tremendous success, with close to 200 attendees, over 100 auction items, and gross sales funds raised exceeding our 2015 totals by …

New EMT course offered to Hendry County workforce

Hendry County EMS, Hendry County EDC, and Medical Career Institute of Bonita Springs Partner to offer 16-week Emergency Medical Technician course to Hendry County Workforce Hendry County EMS Operations Chief Donna Akin took the concept of adding needed training to the Hendry County workforce to local and regional partners and together made this concept a reality.  According to Akin, “The need …

Soft Launch

We’re launching a preliminary version of the new Hendry County Economic Development site tonight. Most features are live, though some will require a few days of tweaking and set up. Please enjoy the new look and feel, and feel free to offer your feedback. We appreciate your patience as we roll out our new content.