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Bradenton Area EDC Appoints Established Business Program Manager

BRADENTON – Elizabeth Cordes has been appointed Established Business Program manager at the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC), announced Sharon Hillstrom, president and chief executive officer. Through in-depth consultation and intelligence gathering, Cordes will measure, evaluate and develop strategies to increase competitiveness for established [...]

Bradenton Area’s Diverse Life Sciences Industry Impresses at Boston Conference

BY SHARON HILLSTROM The weather was miserable when we attended the BIO conference in Boston last month, but we didn’t mind at all. In fact, the steady downpour made our “Bradenton Area” branded umbrellas a huge hit at our booth as we talked with [...]

State College of Florida a Regional Powerhouse for Academics, Career Education

Photo credit: State College of Florida BY SHARON HILLSTROM Touring the new Library & Learning Center at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) brought home to me how the institution has grown to be a regional powerhouse for academics, leadership and career education. [...]

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