Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful is kicking off America Recycles Day, November 15, 2019 with four schools receiving their Buddy Benches in a special ribbon cutting ceremony.
While small businesses may have been discouraged by the recent government shutdown, you should know that the federal government is the largest buyer in the U.S., spending billions of dollars annually on products and services in construction, R&D, manufacturing, logistics, IT and other industries. Federal agencies also have prime contracting goals for small businesses and set-asides in a variety of categories, such as for women-owned, minority-owned or veteran-owned small businesses.
In Florida, 60,000 Florida companies are exporting $55 billion in goods and services overseas. Small businesses account for 66 percent of all those exports. The exporting process may seem daunting but if you have a product or service with a proven track record in the domestic market, you may be already planning on international expansion.
Researching your market thoroughly is time well spent, and databases can open up a world of information.
The financial statements of the organization are the written record of its operations and its history. The statements can be used as a basis for the planning of its future. Your organization’s financial literacy can be thought of as its ability to “read and understand” the critical financial statements of the organization.
It’s a growing problem: Small businesses are getting in over their heads with debt, often brought on by the use of online lenders that typically charge higher rates and can require shorter payback periods than banks and other alternatives.
PORT ST. LUCIE – The City of Port St. Lucie was recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work” in St. Lucie County – the twelfth year the City has earned this prestigious honor. Port St. Lucie Human Resources staff accepted the award on behalf of the City at Thursday’s 18th Annual St. Lucie County “Best Places to Work” Awards.
Vero Beach, FL (October 23, 2019)…The Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy’s 2020 King of the Hill Tennis Tournament will be held at two locations this year. The 40’s and 50’s Divisions will be at the Boulevard Tennis Club on consecutive Tuesdays beginning January 14th thru February 4th. The Open Division will be held at the Moorings Yacht and Country Club from February 11th through March 3rd. The eight-week tournament will start at 6:00 p.m. with local pros vying to be named King of the Hill.