Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) Announces 2022 Board of Directors Executive Committee

TALLAHASSEE – Today, the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) announced the installation of its 2022 Board of Directors Executive Committee. As Florida’s premier non-profit hospitality trade association, FRLA has provided excellent service to the industry and its members for more than 75 years. The mission of FRLA is to protect, educate, and promote Florida’s hospitality industry – Read More

CDC recommends shorter COVID isolation, quarantine for all

By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Monday cut isolation restrictions for Americans who catch the coronavirus from 10 to five days, and similarly shortened the time that close contacts need to quarantine. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said the guidance is in keeping with growing evidence Read More

This Week At FRLA: 12/23/21

Share holiday cheer with restaurant and bar families who are struggling due to a medical issue or natural disaster. Please help CORE (Children of Restaurant Employees) bring peace and joy to more families this year by donating now. DONATE HERE Have “Appy” Holidays! FRLA App Coming Soon! FRLA will soon be launching a mobile app to keep Read More

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Melanie Griffin as Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation

For Immediate Release: December 22, 2021 Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Melanie Griffin as Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Melanie Griffin Griffin, of Tampa, is an Attorney with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick and Senior Advisor for Business-to-Business Relationships for Shumaker Advisors Florida. She is also Read More