Flagler County Behind on Job Creation

Flagler County still has 95 fewer jobs than before the COVID-19 panemic hit and continues to lag behind surrounding counties (Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia) in job growth. WNZF NewsRadio covers the latest from the Chamber, including some good news (click below to listen)… To view the full unemployment report from the Chamber, click here.

WNZF NewsRadio Highlights Monthly Chamber Unemployment Report Analysis

555 jobs were created in Flagler County in July 2021. WNZF NewsRadio, 94.9 FM, highlighted the Chamber’s analysis of the most recent data. Click play below to listen to the news story:

WNZF: Chamber Releases Candidate Questionnaires

The Chamber has released several of the responses to our questionnaire from candidates running in the Special Election for Palm Coast Mayor. WNZF highlighted our efforts on their news broadcast this morning. Click the YouTube link below to listen.

CAUGHT-ON-TAPE: WNFZ NewsRadio Airs Audio of Chamber Fighting for Housing Affordability

Palm Coast-Flagler Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Greg Blose was caught on tape fighting for the approval of an affordable housing ordinance, which ultimately earned unanimous approval from the Flagler County Board of County Commissioners. Listen to the audio of the debate below, which was aired as a part of WNZF NewsRadio’s MorningContinue reading “CAUGHT-ON-TAPE: WNFZ NewsRadio Airs Audio of Chamber Fighting for Housing Affordability”

“Return to Work” Highlighted on WNZF NewsRadio

The Chamber’s “Return to Work” initiative, an effort designed to connect unemployed residents with open jobs, was highlighted on WNZF NewsRadio. Listen below. Learn more about the Chamber’s “Return to Work” initiative by clicking here.

Chamber Featured on WNZF NewsRadio, Urges Biz Leaders to Attend Business Exchange on May 17

The Palm Coast-Flagler Regional Chamber of Commerce is participating in the Hammock Beach Hiring Fair on Monday, May 17 at the Hammock Beach Resort & Spa. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., unemployed residents are invited to attend to interview for dozens of open positions offered by local job creators. From 4 p.m. to 6Continue reading “Chamber Featured on WNZF NewsRadio, Urges Biz Leaders to Attend Business Exchange on May 17”

Chamber Urges Residents to Fill Open Jobs

“There are open jobs available,” said Palm Coast-Flagler Regional Chamber President Greg Blose in an interview broadcast today by WNZF NewsRadio. Flagler County’s unemployment rate has jumped from 4.5% to 5.3% despite an increase in jobs being offered by local businesses. LISTEN to the full report below (Chamber segment begins at 3:09):

Chamber Featured on WNZF for Applauding Passage of SB 50

The Chamber was featured on WNZF NewsRadio applauding lawmakers, like Sen. Travis Hutson and Rep. Paul Renner, who voted to support the implementation of an online sales tax. Listen to the report from WNZF NewsRadio below. SB 50 will: Require out-of-state companies who sell products in Florida to collect the Florida sales tax and remitContinue reading “Chamber Featured on WNZF for Applauding Passage of SB 50”

WNZF NewsRadio Highlights Chamber’s Support of Pro-Biz COVID-19 Legislation Passing in Tallahassee

The Palm Coast-Flagler Regional Chamber was highlighted on WNZF NewsRadio this morning for praising the passage of the pro-business COVID-19 Liability Bill. SB 72, which was signed by Gov. DeSantis earlier this week, was supported by both State Senator Travis Hutson and State Representative Paul Renner. Listen below to learn more about what the billContinue reading “WNZF NewsRadio Highlights Chamber’s Support of Pro-Biz COVID-19 Legislation Passing in Tallahassee”

WNZF NewsRadio: Chamber President Highlights the Importance of Boston Whaler Bringing Manufacturing Jobs to Flagler

On today’s WNZF NewsRadio’s Morning News, Palm Coast-Flagler Regional Chamber President & CEO Greg Blose explained what local job data tells us about the importance of Boston Whaler opening their manufacturing facility in Palm Coast. Skip to 1:41 mark to hear the audio below: