New System Streamlines Application Process for Job Seekers

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The District has made it easier for job seekers to find and apply for career opportunities at the District thanks to a new streamlined system. The new system, launched this month, allows potential job applicants to create a profile with the District even if jobs aren’t posted in a specific field. | read more:
New System Streamlines Application Process for Job Seekers

New System Streamlines Application Process for Job Seekers
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District Internship Program Helps Students Succeed

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The goals of the District’s Student Internship Program are to provide a pipeline of potential future employees and strengthen the District’s key career fields, such as mathematical sciences, computer technology, engineering and surveying, business, and natural, physical and life sciences. | read more:
District Internship Program Helps Students Succeed

District Internship Program Helps Students Succeed
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Come on Out and Celebrate at the 2017 Downtown Punta Gorda Tropical Christmas Bash Street Party!

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Come on Out and Celebrate at the 2017 Downtown Punta Gorda Christmas Bash! It’s a Holiday Bash in the Streets! Music, Food and Dancing!  | read more:
Come on Out and Celebrate at the 2017 Downtown Punta Gorda Tropical Christmas Bash Street Party!

Come on Out and Celebrate at the 2017 Downtown Punta Gorda Tropical Christmas Bash Street Party!
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Season Openers Arts & Crafts Show Nov. 17-18 at the Punta Gorda Downtown Marketplace.

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Season Openers Arts & Crafts Show Nov. 17-18 at the Punta Gorda Downtown Marketplace.   Arts & Crafts  A Variety of Food and Specialty Gifts for the Holiday Season! | read more:
Season Openers Arts & Crafts Show Nov. 17-18 at the Punta Gorda Downtown Marketplace.

Season Openers Arts & Crafts Show Nov. 17-18 at the Punta Gorda Downtown Marketplace.
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Soaring to New Heights

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Since 2015, Senior Environmental Scientist Jeff Whealton has been part of the Zephyrhills-based veterans’ organization that conducts static line airborne operations. They organize reunion jumps for Airborne- qualified veterans from all branches of the armed forces, including foreign militaries. The group also performs at air shows and other special events around the state. | read more:
Soaring to New Heights

Soaring to New Heights
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2018 Hands Across the Harbor – Walk, Run, Ride or Roll – Saturday Jan 27th

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
2018 Hands Across the Harbor  Walk, Run, Ride or Roll  – Saturday Jan 27th   On Saturday, January 28th – Walk, Run, Ride or Roll and join your friends in celebrating the natural beauty of Charlotte Harbor! Walk, Run, Ride, or Splash with your friends to celebrate the natural beauty of our community and support the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center! Hands Across the Harbor is a community walk, run, biking and longboarding event with the goal of bringing together Charlotte County residents to celebrate the natural beauty of the harbor. Registration begins at 6:00am at Bayshore Live Oak Park in historic… | read more:
2018 Hands Across the Harbor – Walk, Run, Ride or Roll – Saturday Jan 27th

2018 Hands Across the Harbor – Walk, Run, Ride or Roll – Saturday Jan 27th
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Citrus County Home Earns Florida Water Starâ„  Certification

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Meet Wayne Rubow. His home was named the second Florida Water Starâ„  Home in Citrus County. To earn a Florida Water Starâ„  distinction, homes must meet specific water-efficient requirements. | read more:
Citrus County Home Earns Florida Water Starâ„  Certification

Citrus County Home Earns Florida Water Starâ„  Certification
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Rock Ponds Project Honored by Planning Commission

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The Rock Ponds Ecosystem Restoration Project was recognized last week by the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission for excellence in planning, design and execution | read more:
Rock Ponds Project Honored by Planning Commission

Rock Ponds Project Honored by Planning Commission
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South Venice Celebrates Restored Waterway

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Homeowners in South Venice have long touted water quality as a top neighborhood issue and they recently celebrated a project that will create additional habitat and help improve water quality in their local waterways. Residents and other community leaders celebrated the South Venice Beach Waterway Restoration Project, a culmination of the work to restore about 7,500 linear feet of the Siesta and Briarwood waterway banks in South Venice Beach. By creating a healthier drainage system, the project will improve the quality of the water entering Alligator Creek and Lemon Bay. | read more:
South Venice Celebrates Restored Waterway

South Venice Celebrates Restored Waterway
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District Scientists Complete Second Year of Wetland Monitoring Program Setup

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
District scientists have completed a second year of setting up wetland monitoring sites as part of a regional monitoring program. The project is part of the Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI), a water planning effort among government agencies, water utilities, environmental groups, business organizations, agricultural communities and other stakeholders in a five-county area. | read more:
District Scientists Complete Second Year of Wetland Monitoring Program Setup

District Scientists Complete Second Year of Wetland Monitoring Program Setup
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Suncoast Credit Union’s War on the Peace Punta Gorda Dragon Boat Festival Oct. 28th

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Suncoast Credit Union’s War on the Peace Punta Gorda Dragon Boat Festival Oct. 28th A Perfect Dragon Boat Venue –  Punta Gorda’s Laishley Park waterfront is the venue for Dragon Boat racing.  The VIP Tent is right next to the Main Stage, and spectators can find plenty of spots to see all the races.  The Athlete’s Village is located parallel to the waterfront and in front of the park’s main stage.  Festival vendors and Circus Fun are conveniently located behind the Athlete’s Village.  The Marshaling Area is west of the Athlete’s Village and loading docks are near the west end of… | read more:
Suncoast Credit Union’s War on the Peace Punta Gorda Dragon Boat Festival Oct. 28th

Suncoast Credit Union’s War on the Peace Punta Gorda Dragon Boat Festival Oct. 28th
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Get Ready for the 18th Annual “Turkey Trot” 5K Run / Fun Walk !

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Florida SouthWestern State College and Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity present the 18th Annual “Turkey Trot” 5K Run / Fun Walk FSW State College 26300 Airport Rd. Punta Gorda, FL Sign Up HERE! https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/FL/PuntaGorda/CCHabitatTurkeyTrot Race Details EVENT: 5K Run Florida SouthWestern State College and Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity present the “19th Annual Turkey Trot”. Come chase the bicycle riding turkey Thanksgiving morning, around the scenic campus of Florida SouthWestern State College in Punta Gorda, FL. This family friendly event has become a Thanksgiving tradition for many. Compete for medals in the “5K Run” or partake in the “5K Fun… | read more:
Get Ready for the 18th Annual “Turkey Trot” 5K Run / Fun Walk !

Get Ready for the 18th Annual “Turkey Trot” 5K Run / Fun Walk !
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Brandon’s Pressure Washing / We Get the Job Done Right the FIRST Time! – Home – Lanai – Driveways – Roof – Pool decks and More!

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Brandon’s Pressure Washing / We Get the Job Done Right the FIRST Time! – Home – Lanai – Driveways – Roof – Pool decks and More!  Brandon’s Pressure Washing is a premiere Pressure Washing Company in Charlotte County. Brandon’s Pressure Washing Only uses the best commercial grade equipment unlike most pressure washing businesses who use small portable machines (Which are a dime a Dozen). Brandon’s Pressure Washing Use’s Commercial grade Trailer Mounted Honda Pressure washers and General Pumps that can reach 4800PSI. Brandon’s Pressure Washing Services Both Commercial and Residential Structures. Brandon’s Pressure Washing is focused on providing high-quality service… | read more:
Brandon’s Pressure Washing / We Get the Job Done Right the FIRST Time! – Home – Lanai – Driveways – Roof – Pool decks and More!

Brandon’s Pressure Washing / We Get the Job Done Right the FIRST Time! – Home – Lanai – Driveways – Roof – Pool decks and More!
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Governing Board Approves SWIM Plans

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The District’s Governing Board recently approved SWIM plans for the Homosassa and Chassahowitzka rivers, meaning all five first-magnitude springs in the District now have established plans for improvement of those water bodies. | read more:
Governing Board Approves SWIM Plans

Governing Board Approves SWIM Plans
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FOR SALE BY OWNER – OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY-1:00 TO 4PM – SEMINOLE LAKES COUNTRY CLUB

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
  OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY-1:00 TO 4PM. FOR SALE BY OWNER BEAUTIFUL REMODELED AND UPDATED HOME IN THE 24 HOUR GATED COMMUNITY OF SEMINOLE LAKES COUNTRY CLUB. LOCATION!!! LOCATION!!! LOCATION!!! THIS HOME HAS IT ALL.. MOVE-IN READY! 26033 FEATHERSOUND DR. PUNTA GORDA. FL This METICULOUS KEPT HOME features a 3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, 2 Car Garage Home, OVERSIZED Lot, that overlooks a large lake and the 18 Fairway of the Seminole Lakes Country Club. When you approach the home, you will notice that the home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac, with a designed landscape,that is enhanced with a custom-built brick… | read more:
FOR SALE BY OWNER – OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY-1:00 TO 4PM – SEMINOLE LAKES COUNTRY CLUB

FOR SALE BY OWNER – OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY-1:00 TO 4PM – SEMINOLE LAKES COUNTRY CLUB
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District Responds to Hurricane Irma

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
While the winds and rain of Hurricane Irma could be felt across the District for three days, the preparation and response went far beyond that time frame for District staff. As part of the District’s core mission of flood protection, staff immediately jumped into action to meet the needs of the community in a variety of ways. | read more:
District Responds to Hurricane Irma

District Responds to Hurricane Irma
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20th Annual Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft Festival This Weekend Sept. 16 -17

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
We just found out the Punta Gorda City Manager has approved our event and the 20th Annual Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft Festival will go on as planned this weekend! The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce and the City of Punta Gorda are both welcoming us with open arms and are eager for our event. The streets are clear, all city services are available, businesses are open, and gasoline is available. Punta Gorda residents are looking forward to getting out of their houses and coming to the show. 20th Annual Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft Festival This Weekend Sept. 16… | read more:
20th Annual Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft Festival This Weekend Sept. 16 -17

20th Annual Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft Festival This Weekend Sept. 16 -17
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For Hurricane information the Facebook Page is Open for Communication Only for YOU!

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
I will be suspending any advertising on the Facebook page will be uses exclusively for YOU – I’ll be posting safety bulletins and resource phone numbers but this site is for You #PuntaGorda So it’s open to chat or leave messages for friends and family to check on everyone’s well being. The board is yours – Stay Safe! – facebook.com/everythingpuntagorda   | read more:
For Hurricane information the Facebook Page is Open for Communication Only for YOU!

For Hurricane information the Facebook Page is Open for Communication Only for YOU!
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Springs Advocate Remembered at Governing Board Meeting

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The District’s Governing Board honored Bob Mercer at its meeting Tuesday for his passion and dedication to improving the Crystal River/Kings Bay spring system. Mercer passed away in January. | read more:
Springs Advocate Remembered at Governing Board Meeting

Springs Advocate Remembered at Governing Board Meeting
Southwest Florida Water Management District: Water Matters

Mark Your Calendar for the Punta Gorda Downtown Bash !

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Mark Your Calendar for the #PuntaGorda Downtown Bash ! Celebrate this Memorial Day Weekend at Punta Gorda’s First Annual “DOWNTOWN BASH” street party. Music, Food Trucks & Vendors, Drinking, Dining & Dancing   | read more:
Mark Your Calendar for the Punta Gorda Downtown Bash !

Mark Your Calendar for the Punta Gorda Downtown Bash !
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Gov. Scott Announces Millions in Funding for Springs Restoration Projects

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The Southwest Florida Water Management District will receive a portion of $50 million in the state budget for projects that help restore area springs. | read more:
Gov. Scott Announces Millions in Funding for Springs Restoration Projects

Gov. Scott Announces Millions in Funding for Springs Restoration Projects
Southwest Florida Water Management District: Water Matters

The 2017 Florida International Air Show at the Punta Gorda Airport – October 13 – 15

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The 2017 Florida International Air Show at the Punta Gorda Airport The gates will open at 4:30pm on Friday; 9:00am on Saturday & Sunday.  Friday is an evening show featuring aircraft displays, aircraft performances and ending in a fireworks display. The performance schedules will not be announced as the times are subject to change.  There are several factors that affect the schedule such as weather, aircraft concerns, and other circumstances beyond control of the Florida International Air Show. See the Scheduled Performers Here! floridaairshow.com 2017 TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!! Click HERE Enroll as an FIAS Insider to get updates on… | read more:
The 2017 Florida International Air Show at the Punta Gorda Airport – October 13 – 15

The 2017 Florida International Air Show at the Punta Gorda Airport – October 13 – 15
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SWIM Program Celebrates 30 Years

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Through the years, SWIM projects have restored natural systems and enhanced habitats across the District. To mark the 30th anniversary of the SWIM program and its accomplishments, the District’s Governing Board declared August SWIM month. | read more:
SWIM Program Celebrates 30 Years

SWIM Program Celebrates 30 Years
Southwest Florida Water Management District: Water Matters