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    2024 SJC Chamber legislative update #2

    St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce

    Wednesday, January 31, 2024
    2024 SJC Chamber legislative update #1

    St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce

    Tuesday, January 30, 2024
    St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce establishes foundation to better serve the community

    The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the creation of the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the mission to serve the entire community through leadership opportunities, workforce education and economic development programs.

    St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce

    Monday, December 18, 2023
    Leadership St. Johns Class of 2022 Unveils THE PLAYERS Championship Boys & Girls Club Scholarship

    The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership St. Johns (LSJ) Class of 2022 is excited to announce a scholarship for current members or alumni of THE PLAYERS Championship Boys & Girls Club in St. Augustine up to $1,500 to attend First Coast Technical College (FCTC). This exciting opportunity is through the generosity and legacy of the Leadership St. Johns Class of 2022. Applications may be submitted for upcoming enrollment periods on a rolling basis and as funds are available.

    Leadership St. Johns

    Monday, December 18, 2023
    Culver’s of St. Augustine Reaches Final Five of Culver’s Crew Challenge

    Culver’s delights guests with ButterBurgers, Fresh Frozen Custard, and Wisconsin Cheese Curds at over 900 restaurants nationwide—and the location in St. Augustine, Florida, is being recognized as one of the chain’s top five. The St. Augustine Culver’s has been named a Gold Finalist in the annual Culver’s Crew Challenge, which will crown a winner in January 2024.

    Culver's

    Tuesday, November 28, 2023
    St. Johns County Administrator Joy Andrews Presents Framework for Open Governance and Enhanced Operational Efficiency

    St. Johns County Administrator Joy Andrews shared her “Charting Performance” presentation to the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) during its Nov. 21 regular meeting to introduce a new organizational chart and other key changes that reflect the County’s dedication to innovation and responsive governance. Andrews made history on Oct. 31, becoming the first female County Administrator in the history of St. Johns County.

    St. Johns County Public Affairs

    Tuesday, November 28, 2023
    St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce Honors Business Leaders and inducts new Chairperson at Annual Awards Ceremony CELEBRATE

    The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce held its CELEBRATE Annual Awards Ceremony Wednesday night, November 15, 2023, where various business leaders who made their mark in the community this year were recognized. The event, which over 200 guests attended, was held at the Treasury on the Plaza in historic St. Augustine. Six business leaders were recognized for their dedication to St. Johns County and the community in which they live.

    Jamie Johnson

    Tuesday, November 28, 2023
    Florida Department of Commerce Releases Latest Employment Numbers

    The Florida Department of Commerce has just released the October 2023 employment report. The Jacksonville MSA had an unemployment rate of 3.1%, which was up slightly from September. St. Johns County increased from 2.7 percent to 2.8 percent. Of the 917,972 people counted as part of the area's workforce in October, there were 28,625 unemployed residents in the region – up slightly from 28,090 unemployed residents in September.

    Scott Maynard

    Tuesday, November 28, 2023
    Florida-Only Business Rent Tax Reducing from 5.5% to 4.5% on December 1, 2023

    The sales tax rate levied on Florida businesses renting or leasing commercial property, also known as the business rent tax (BRT), is set to be reduced from 5.5 to 4.5 percent this Friday, December 1. For more information on how the tax cut could impact your business, click here.

    Florida Chamber of Commerce

    Wednesday, October 25, 2023
    Northeast Florida Monthly Employment Report - September 2023

    FloridaCommerce has announced that the unemployment rate for the Jacksonville region was 3.1 percent in September 2023 – which was down slightly from the previous month.

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