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Gauging Our Progress -
The Central Florida Scorecard

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

I am so pleased to announce our newest project, in partnership with the Florida Chamber Foundation, and generously funded by four organizations: The Florida High Tech Corridor Council, Orlando Regional REALTORS Association, the University of Central Florida Metropolitan Center for Regional Studies and VHB Miller Sellen. Our regional leaders have long

The Central Florida Scorecard - New Data for a New Era

Monday, September 17, 2012

Three of Central Florida's seven counties far exceed the state average in workforce talent in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). In fact, Brevard County, known as "Florida's Space Coast," leads the way with the third-highest STEM percentage in the state at 47.6 percent, surpassed only by Alachua, home of the University of Florida, at 57.6 percent,

All Aboard Florida

Friday, August 24, 2012

For years, myregion.org has championed the need for alternative forms of transportation, based on the feedback from over 20,000 citizens when asked, How Shall We Grow? In addition to SunRail, which will allow commuters from Central Florida to have choice of how we might get from home to work and back again, we have another project that will allow

Coming Soon - The Central Florida Scorecard

Monday, August 20, 2012

myregion.org is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with the Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation – The Central Florida Scorecard. Four years ago, the Florida Chamber Foundation designed The Florida Scorecard™ to provide Florida leaders with 120 metrics they need to secure Florida's future and give local stakeholders the power to measure

Looking Ahead - Congress of Regional Leaders

Monday, March 26, 2012

Previously in EveryMonday, the Central Florida Partnership announced its Key Leadership Roles for 2012, including The Honorable Sam Johnson, Polk County Commission, who now serves as 2012-2013 Chair, Central Florida Congress of Regional Leaders. "As Chair of the Congress of Regional Leaders, I would really like for us to remain focused on issues such as

Valuing Environment

Monday, February 20, 2012

In a Letter to the Editor, published by the Orlando Sentinel on February 18, 2012, Charles Lee, Directory of Advocacy for Florida Audubon and a member of the Executive Board of Advisors of myregion.org, responded to a recent column calling it “wild and unjustified.” It is published here for our Every Monday readers. Scott Maxwell is usually on the mark

Visioning and Relationship Building

Monday, February 20, 2012

As someone who was very involved in the visioning effort in Central Florida and who has now led a similar effort in a slightly smaller region during the last two years, I don’t think you can over-emphasize the importance of the work that myregion.org, a Line of Business of the Central Florida Partnership, has done to galvanize a set of regional priorities

Message from the Chairman
Jeffery Q. Jonasen Responds to Critics

Monday, February 13, 2012

The notion that government or any entity alone can, or should, address and solve broad community problems is a pathway to failure. Partnerships between the public, private and civic sectors lead to viable, innovative solutions around the country and the world. According to the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships, a non-profit, non-partisan