Florida Remains First in Manufacturing
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Companies hired at the fastest pace in seven months in December ahead of escalating concerns over surging Covid cases, according to a report Wednesday from payroll processing firm ADP.
Open House will take place on Thursday, December 2nd from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.
CTE programs offer fast, affordable, industry-specific training with excellent chances for employment at competitive entry-level wages. Sumter County students can attend WTC through long-standing partnership agreements.
Visit https://www.wtcollege.org/ for more information.
Farm City Week will be celebrated this year from November 17 through November 24. The event has been held around the country since the 1950s to celebrate and promote agriculture. It is a week to express appreciation of the beneficial partnerships between growers and consumers.
This year, Sumter County Economic Development, UF-IFAS extension and other community partners will offer an in-person event at Whispering Oaks Winery on November 12 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will be held outside and includes educational presentations, lunch, and a tour of the winery.
The event is free, but space is limited, so registration is required. For more information and to register, click here.
The FL Department of Economic Opportunity’s Job Growth Grant Fund award will be utilized to expand County Road 525E which serves the industrial corridor that is rapidly developing in the Coleman Area. The expansion of the road will also stage the development of the proposed 1000-acre, CSX Rail adjacent, Monarch Ranch Industrial Supersite.