Nearly 100 attended FloridaWest’s first job fair, Hire 2016
Bringing Jobs to the Neighborhood
Nearly 100 attended FloridaWest’s first job fair, Hire 2016 March 9th at the Brownsville Community Center. There are plans to hold regular employment fairs throughout Escambia County. Many thanks to all our vendors for a great event!
Alcorica Beachy Barista CareerSource Escarosa City of Pensacola Domino’s ECUA Escambia Boy’s Base Escambia County Express Employment Professionals
George Stone Technical Center Gulf Power Company Hero2Hired Program Landrum Staffing Services Manpower Moeini Corporation Navy Federal Credit Union The Urban Development Center, Inc. TLC Caregivers Tom Thumb
Robert Hill from WRNE Radio interviews FloridaWest CEO Scott Luth
Back Row: Scott Luth, Chip Henderson, Rebecca McLellan, Steve Hayes, Leslie Appleyard, Liz Pelt, Belinda, Richard Sullivan. Front Row: Chris Fisher (Southwest) Dan Flynn and Dave Doty (Southwest)
Taking the beach to Dallas
A team from
Pensacola International Airport, FloridaWest and Visit Pensacola had the opportunity to share our vision for the future with executives at Southwest Airlines Co. We hosted a deck party for Southwest at their East Coast Region offices in Dallas on March 7th . The beach party was a huge hit and gave us the chance to show off greater Pensacola economic assets!
Students of programming,
project management, graphic design, and other fields within the software development community will come together April 1-3 to develop a product that benefits the region in Codefest 2016.
The goal of this competition is for students to get hands-on experience and most importantly - to have fun! UWF is looking for sponsors, judges and mentors to support this event that helps students prepare for careers in software development and promotes Northwest Florida as a corridor for technology enterprises,