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Villages Economy Roars To New National Ranking
Tickets purchased at the Barnstorm Theater or home accent items bought at the Rustic Rose at Brownwood, meals consumed at the Lighthouse Point Bar & Grill at Lake Sumter Landing or even golf equipment bought at the Sarasota Driving Range all add up to something impressive. Consumer expenditures at each of these businesses and many others in the community contributed to phenomenal economic growth last year in The Villages metropolitan statistical area, according to the federal release Thursday of the 2016 real gross domestic product for all MSAs.
CareerSource Hiring Event Being Held for Brite Leaf Citrus Nursery
Brite Leaf Citrus Nursery is currently seeking to fill the following positions: Propagation Manager, Nursery Workers and Receptionist in the Lake Panasoffkee, FL area. Face-to-face interviews will be held Tuesday Sept 26th from 10am until 1pm at the CareerSource Leesburg office at 1415 S 14th Street, Leesburg, FL 34748. Bring an updated resume, photo ID and Social Security or other form of ID when attending the hiring event. Interviews will be held on a first come, first serve basis.
Additional Florida Counties Now Eligible for SBA Physical, Economic Injury Disaster Loans
Business owners in additional Florida counties are now eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Programs as a result of Hurricane Irma that began on September 4, 2017.
Federal Reemployment Assistance Available for Disaster Victims
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to Florida businesses and residents whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted as a result of Hurricane Irma.