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Manufacturing on rise on Treasure Coast
Manufacturing is on the upswing on the Treasure Coast, as the number of manufacturing workers in St. Lucie, Martin and Indian River
“The manufacturing sector has really taken off in the last 10 years,’’ said economic analyst Kyle Bean.
In the most recent five-year period available, St. Lucie manufacturing jobs increased 8.8 percent, Indian River grew 3.4 percent and Martin was up 2.6 percent, POLICOM showed. That compares to growth of 3.3 percent for Florida and 1.1 percent nationwide.
From TC Palm/Treasure Coast Newspapers: Wawa’s food-and-gasoline chain will build a new 5,934-foot store at 201 S. U.S. 1 at Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce. Dairy Queen Grill & & Chill is building at U.S. 1 and Savannah Road and will open in August. Camping Word is building an 80,241-square-foot store at 2191 S. Jenkins Road. Click here for complete version.
MOVERS & SHAKERS
Joan K. Goodrich joined the Business Development Board of Martin County as executive director on June 3. She is charged with helping to lead the organization’s core mission, developing a shared vision for the future of the organization, and developing appropriate goals and strategies to advance Martin County’s economic development efforts. Read the full story here
Christopher Soska became the new chief operating officer of Cleveland Clinic Martin Health on May 30.
Soska, who has served as system executive director for hospital and ambulatory operations since August 2018, brings 20 years of Cleveland Clinic leadership experience to his role as COO. Read the full story here
McKee Botanical Garden in Vero Beach has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame award from TripAdvisor, Inc. McKee received a Certificate of Excellence for the past five consecutive years, which qualified it for the Hall of Fame award.
Read the full story here
In one of our best practices columns, St. Lucie County tourism director Charlotte Bireley reveals how tourist offices in St. Lucie, Martin and Indian River counties joined forces to market the Treasure Coast. Read the full story here PUBLISHER’S NOTE
Indian River Magazine Inc. President Gregory Enns goes behind the scenes to share how and why the new Treasure Coast Business magazine was launched. Read the full story here
BE PART OF THE BUSINESS CONVERSATION ON THE TREASURE COAST
The 19th Hole Restaurant has become Port St. Lucie’s hot spot for music and dancing!
PORT ST. LUCIE – New owner, Mark Maffei, has transformed the 19th Hole Restaurant from an after golf stop to a top venue for delicious meals and phenomenal entertainment. The 19th Hole Restaurant is located at 2601 SE Morningside Blvd. at the Saints Golf Course in Port St. Lucie. The beautiful new décor invites you in, but the scrumptious menu, daily specials and nightly performances will keep you coming back.
Various entertainment is available Tuesday through Sunday evenings for your pleasure while dinning or enjoying a cocktail at their spacious bar. There’s something for everyone whether you enjoy karaoke, dancing, or relaxing to the sounds. Visit their website at 19thholeandsandpiperroom.com for nightly performances.
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