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West Palm Beach, FL (December 15, 2011) -- Robert “Steve” Craig has been appointed by the board of directors of Workforce Alliance as president and chief executive officer of the nonprofit organization chartered by the state of Florida to lead workforce development in Palm Beach County.
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Robert “Steve” Craig appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Workforce Alliance

The ATHENA program was created over 25 years ago and, over the years, more than 6,000 recipients have been honored worldwide. This year’s winners are: ATHENA Individual Leadership Honoree: Dr. Dione Christy, School District of Palm Beach County ATHENA Business: Christine D. Hanley & Associates ATHENA Young Professional: Brandy Upright Truex, Upright Marketing Solutions The 2011 ATHENA Awards honor an individual, young professional and business for professional excellence, mentoring, and activity engaging in the promotion of women into leadership roles. The Chamber is celebrating its 20th anniversary of the ATHENA Awards and takes pride in presenting one of the most prestigious leadership awards that focuses on the mentorship of women.
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Workforce Alliance announces request for proposals to increase employment for targeted populations. Organizations could receive up to $250,000 in funding.
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Palm Beach County leaders to hold 'ethics awareness day' on Nov. 18

By: Jennifer Sorentrue
Source: Palm Beach Post
Date: November 10, 2011
County leaders will hold the first annual "Ethics Awareness Day" on Nov. 18 as part of an ongoing process to shed the county of its corruption-tainted image, born of a spate of scandals that saw four county commissioners convicted in the past five years.
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Florida Insurance Trust, a member-run trust exclusively for non-profits, has entered its fifth year of operations. FIT serves the needs of a variety of organizations, from United Cerebral Palsy of South Florida to Palm Beach County's Comprehensive AIDS Program. Member non-profits save thousands of dollars by pooling together to buy property/casualty insurance from "A" rated insurance carriers.
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'Six Pillar' Plan for Palm Beach County's Future Unveiled

By: Dan Corcoran
Source: WPTV NewsChannel 5
Date: October 19, 2011
'Six Pillar' Plan for Palm Beach County's Future Unveiled. Plans address economy struggles, population growth. Click here for details reported by Dan Corcoran of WPTV NewsChannel 5.
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