Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce

Sunshine Law cloudy for Fairpoint Regional

Sunshine Law cloudy for Fairpoint Regional

While a recent unannounced gathering of some Fairpoint Regional Utility Service directors may appear to have violated Florida’s Sunshine Law, some are questioning their obligation to meet in public. In fact, Holley Navarre Water’s president, Bien May—who is also a Fairpoint director–when asked by a reporter recently whether the Sunshine Law applies to the boards […]

County ready to pay again for economic advice

County ready to pay again for economic advice

The County Commission’s recent proposal to pay up to $120,000 for an economic development strategy devised by a private consultant seems to ignore that it paid $25,000 for such a plan in 2013. In fact, three current commissioners and Santa Rosa Economic Development Director Shannon Ogletree are listed in the report by California-based Chabin Concepts […]

Young entrepreneurs’ score big chance

Young entrepreneurs’ score big chance

Eleven local students demonstrated their business plans to a panel of judges representing some of the area’s leading businesses last Tuesday at the Pensacola Little Theater. The event was part of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy program which the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce hosted in junction with Global Business Solutions, Inc. In a “Shark Tank”-style […]