THE BOARD SOURCE: Spotlight Stories

A Fast Track to Success

Last year, our organization partnered with The Hartford – a financial services company – to launch an apprenticeship program for associate level students at Seminole State College. This program became the first U.S. based Registered Apprenticeship program in insurance – proving that apprenticeships can be ideal for growing talent in a range of professions and […]

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West Welcomes New DEO Executive Director

Before heading to Lake County for our grand opening event, the new president of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), Ken Lawson, stopped by our West center to take a tour of the facility. He met with our center staff, and really tuned in to what our career centers really have to offer our […]

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Veterans Business Initiative Fall 2019 Kick-Off

Every spring and fall the Central Florida Disability Chamber hosts the Veterans Business Initiative, a program designed to reintegrate veterans and their families into the workforce and/or assist them with opening a business of their own. This comprehensive program selects approximately 100 of the most highly qualified candidates who wish to develop and refine their […]

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The Age of Simulation

Orange County and the National Center for Simulation’s Florida Simulation Summit (FSS) is rapidly approaching and we’re excited to continue to support this progression of the Information Technology industry with a $2,500 sponsorship. This annual FSS summit serves as a showcase of the strong development and advancements of Central Florida’s simulation community including keynote speakers, […]

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Single Mom Soars to New Heights

Mackenzie Varney, seeking a change for her future and the future of her young child, met with individuals that worked for Serenity Grace – a local charity that leads the homeless and disabled to self-sufficiency – who then, referred Mackenzie to our CSCF Youth Program. As part of the youth program, participants are encouraged to […]

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Leaders in Lake Discuss Change

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Lake County population has grown by more than 130,000 residents since 2000 and will be growing significantly more by year 2024. Although this growth means great things for the economy – this creates an amplified need for more jobs, infrastructure and housing. Mimi, along with three other executives […]

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