The staff of FloridaWest is excited to be moving into our new offices in the Historic Blount Building this week! We apologize in advance if there is a slight delay in responding to emails but you can always reach us via our cellphones!
Our new physical address is
3 West Garden Street Suite 618 Pensacola, Fl 32502
our mailing address is
P.O. Box 1992
Pensacola, FL 32591
Inspiring Future Cyber Sleuths: Cyberthon 2017
More than 140 local students from dozens of schools across Northwest Florida participated in CyberThon 2017 last weekend, the third annual cybersecurity challenge event hosted by the
AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Chapter. Following two days of spirited competition, teams from the University of West Florida and Tate High School took first place honors in the college and high school divisions, respectively. After quadrupling in size to 81 students in 2016, CyberThon attendance and impact nearly doubled again in 2017 with 141 total elementary through college students attending.
See more photos from Cyberthon 2017
Jupiter Global: Celebrating Nacelle 20,000
On February 3rd 2017 Jupiter Group rolled off the line nacelle number 20,000. Nacelle #20,000 is a GE 2.3MW unit built in Pensacola Florida. Taking an average of 1.7MW per unit over the span 20,000 nacelles is roughly 37GW of power, or enough units to power roughly 10 million homes. As they celebrate their 10th Anniversary, Jupiter has grown to 214 employees here in Pensacola.
Ferguson AIrport: Taking Students to the Skies
Many thanks to Ferguson Airport for hosting nearly 100 area students at an aviation career fair February 7th. It was an outstanding opportunity for young people considering careers in aviation fields to learn more about our career and training opportunities. The students had the chance to speak one on one with Aircraft and helicopter maintainers, active duty military, aviation company representatives and many more.