Green Rain adds Always Super Sound

0be36a86e71b688901d734dbeea5ceffGreen Rain Media is excited to add Always Super Sound, Central Florida’s choice for Mobile DJ Music for Special Events to its growing roster of clients.

Green Rain Media will handle traditional and digital advertising and marketing for Always Super Sound.

“We are very excited to be working for such a fun and exciting company and I am looking forward to bringing Always Super Sound continued growth and success in the Central Florida Market.

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FIRST EVER “FOLA 40” BIKE RIDE AROUND LAKE APOPKA SET FOR APRIL 2

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 Winter Garden, FL, March 1, 2017– The inaugural Friends of Lake Apopka “FOLA 40”is scheduled for Sunday, April 2, 2017.  The 40-mile bike ride around Lake Apopka intends to:

  1. Raise awareness about the restoration Lake Apopka
  2. Raise awareness about our two amazing trails (West Orange & Lake Apopka Loop)
  3. Raise awareness of the need to connect the two trailsfola_final1a

The ride (not a race) will start at the Winter Garden Farmers Market area between 7:30-8am.Cyclists will head east on the West Orange Trail and ride counter-clockwise around the lake.

There will be 4 rest stops (energy drink & energy bars provided by Crooked Can):

  • Magnolia Park (sponsor: City of Apopka)
  • Halfway point of the Lake Apopka Loop Trail (sponsor: St Johns River Water Management District)
  • Green Mountain Scenic Byway Trailhead (sponsor: Green Mountain Scenic Byway Committee)
  • Killarney Station (sponsor: Oakland Nature Preserve)
  • Finish at Crooked Can Brewery in Winter Garden

Lake Apopka Loop Trail is a gravel trail. Hybrid, mountain, or cyclo-cross bikes are recommended.  The registration fee is $40 and the first 100 registrants get a “FOLA 40” t-shirt and a free beverage at Crooked Can Brewery.

Many thanks to our two primary sponsors:  Winter Garden Wheel Works & Crooked Can Brewing Company.

FOLA plans to make the FOLA 40 an annual event.

To register for the ride please visit www.active.com and search for FOLA 40

About FOLA Founded in 1991, FOLA is a citizen advocacy group dedicated to restoring Lake Apopka to its once pristine condition.

contact Joe Dunn, VP Fola
joedunn@fola.org
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Offshore Collection Work May Soon Carry New Consequences

cropped-24-02-2017_2_1Last week members of both parties in Congress revived a bill that would make it harder to offshore call centers. The U.S. Call Center and Consumer Protection Act would establish a list of companies that move call center work out of the country. The bill requires that businesses with at least 50 call center employees notify the Department of Labor at least 120 days before relocating outside of the United States. Those in violation would be subject to a civil penalty of up to $10,000 per day. Read the full story by Stephanie Eidelman at  InsideARM.

 

 

Saving Call Center jobs in Florida

Florida State Representatives and Senators are moving a bill through the State’s legislature that would make it harder for companies to relocate Call Center jobs off-shore. Read the full storycall-center-consulting at floridapolitics.com

After working through so many years of the State of Florida vilifying Call Center workers and the Industry, it is refreshing to see the tide turn in favor of saving Call Center jobs in the state. The Contact Center industry is crucial in this age of customers demanding instant responses and information on demand from all of their service and product providers.

Well trained and professional Contact Center workers provide customers and businesses amazing value and ROI.