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BOCC honors outgoing TDC member

The Board of County Commissioners are pictured with Frank Peters
The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday presented a certificate of appreciation to Frank Peters, outgoing member of the Tourist Development Council, during the regular meeting of the commission.
 
Peters was honored for his service to the county during his tenure on the Tourist Development Council and for his many years of generous contributions to both Floral City and Citrus County. (February 14, 2017)
 
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Citrus Memorial Hospital invests in Inverness

Check Presentation at Inverness City Council Meeting on Feb. 6, 2017. FROM LEFT: Liz Fernley, City Events; George Mavros, CMH COO; Katie Myers, CMH Director of Marketing and Public Relations Glen Romig, CMH CFO.

Inverness --The Inverness Event & Visitor Bureau on Feb. 8 welcomes Citrus Memorial Hospital (CMH) as a partner and supporter of the city’s quality of life events with a $7,500 investment.

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Transit Orange Line interconnects with trolly hub

Citrus County Transit Service would like to remind everyone that the Orange Line picks up and drops off multiple times during daytime hours, Monday through Friday at Crystal River City Hall on Route 19, which is the 2017 designated Trolley Hub.
 
The Crystal River Orange Line has multiple scheduled stops that would be of interest to visitors and residents including the Crystal River Mall/Movie
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Smith named chair of workforce consortium

OCALA -- Citrus County Commissioner Jimmie T. Smith has been named chairman of the Citrus Levy Marion Regional Workforce Consortium.
 
Smith, of Inverness, served as a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2010-2016 and is a US Army veteran whose 20 years included Operation Desert Storm.
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Gov. Scott presents Duke Energy with business award

The Governor’s Business Ambassador Award was presented to Duke Energy Florida during the 2017 Jobs Summit. The award is presented to Florida companies and individuals for their efforts in creating jobs and opportunities for families across the state. (Courtesy photo)

ST. PETERSBURG — 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.

“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.”

Citrus County makes investment in tourism

The Citrus County Commission has raised the county’s 3 percent Tourism Development Tax (TDT) to 5 percent

By Cynthia Oswald,
BOCC Public Information Officer

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) made a big investment in tourism this week.

Commissioners voted on Tuesday to raise the county’s current 3 percent Tourism Development Tax (TDT) to 5 percent.

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