Orvis CEO Perkins Meets with FL Governor Scott

CEOs Discuss Efforts to Save the Everglades
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The Orvis Company Statement on Meeting with Governor Rick Scott to Discuss Efforts to Save the Everglades

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Orvis Company (Orvis) today released the following statement, attributable to its CEO Perk Perkins, regarding his meeting today with Governor Rick Scott to discuss efforts to save the Everglades. Other CEOs from around the State of Florida also joined Perkins, including Scott Deal, CEO of Maverick Boats, and Rob Kramer of the International Game and Fish Association.

Orvis CEO Signs Open Letter Urging FL Lawmakers to Save the Everglades

Perk Perkins is Joined by 27 Other Outdoor Brands to Urge Support for Legislation to Build Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir
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March 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Global outdoor and adventure retailer The Orvis Company has purchased a full-page ad in the Sunday edition of the Miami Herald to publish an open letter from Orvis CEO Perk Perkins, urging Governor Rick Scott and the Florida State Legislature to support legislation to build the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir. 

Hernando Garbage Truck Crew Throws Epic Birthday Party for Boy, 6, with Autism

By Lila Gross

SPRING HILL, Fla. (WFLA) — A Spring Hill boy had a birthday party he’ll remember forever, thanks to a thoughtful crew of garbage collectors...

Read the full story on WFLA.com


Meet Amgen Scholars Alumni Bryan Peacker

"It was absolutely amazing to be able to speak with experienced researchers at the symposium about the science, and career paths in science. Attending the symposium helped confirmed my decision to pursue a career in academic medicine."

Orlando, Florida

Host University: National Institutes of Health

Home University: Harvard University

Amgen Scholar Year: 2016

Major: Human and Developmental Regenerative Biology

Expected Graduation: 2018

Journey to Science

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Duke Energy Florida Receives Governor’s Business Ambassador Award

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., February 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Gov. Rick Scott has presented Duke Energy Florida with the state’s Business Ambassador Award for its contributions to the state’s economic vitality.

The presentation was made recently at the Governor’s Job Summit in Orlando, Fla.

“I was proud to recognize Duke Energy with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award during the 2017 Jobs Summit,” said Gov. Scott. “I look forward to seeing their continued success across Florida.”

National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program Expands in 2017

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HOUSTON, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce its 2017 DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program to be held in five locations across the Unites States. The success of past years has prompted the National Diversity Council to expand the program to Ohio and New Jersey in addition to California, Florida, and Texas.

Duke Energy Florida Invests $1 Million in St. Petersburg’s Campbell Park Community

  • Duke Energy Foundation’s financial commitment is in partnership with United Way Suncoast
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  • Duke Energy Foundation’s financial commitment is in partnership with United Way Suncoast

Duke Energy Powered Up Florida With More Than $3 million in Grant Funding in 2016

  • Company has donated more than $58 million to the state’s charitable organizations since 2000 
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  • Company has donated more than $58 million to the state’s charitable organizations since 2000 

Duke Energy and the Environment

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At Duke Energy, we are proud of our commitment to the environment and our communities. We don’t just work here, we live here and we want to make Florida an even better place to live. We believe it’s important to protect our natural resources, and we believe that being environmentally friendly and cost effective are not mutually exclusive.  Watch and see how we are leveraging innovative technology at our power plants to find win–win solutions for our business, our community partners and the environment.

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The Jacksonville office primarily focuses on environmental liability management, including ongoing work on a number of UST sitessite assessment and remediation, chlorinated solvents, and petroleum portfolios. We also have expertise in iEHS and other technology enabled EHS solutions.


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