Did You Know?
DID YOU KNOW?
According to the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation, average unemployment in the Forgotten Coast Corridor rose from 6.5% in December to 7.43% in January 2009, an increase of 0.93% in just one month.
BY THE NUMBERS
18: The number of Certified Minority Vendors (CMV) in the Forgotten Coast Corridor registered with the Department of Management Services’ Office of Supplier Diversity. This compares with 836 registered firms in the 850 region and 4,755 statewide. To be registered, CMVs must be woman- or minority-owned.
“We think it can be the economic engine that drives not only the city and the county, but the region.” — Warren Yeager, Gulf County commissioner, on the potential impact of reopening the deep water port at Port. St. Joe.