Miami Herald’s Florida Influencers Have Final Say

Carol Dover, FRLA’s CEO/President, was selected by the Miami Herald as one of Florida’s 50 Influencers and has offered her opinion on a wide variety of topics leading up to the 2018 midterm elections. On Nov. 3, the Herald published a capstone piece with advice to Florida’s next governor from the Influencers. Check out what Read More

Gov. Scott Announces More Resources for Red Tide Testing and Atlantic Coast Clean-Up

Yesterday, Gov. Rick Scott announced additional funding for red tide in areas of the state impacted by the naturally-occurring algae. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will receive $765,000 to help with the organization’s response. This money will help support the response of more scientists and will fund additional field and laboratory equipment. Read More

Hospitality Industry Responds to Hurricane Michael

[Tallahassee, Fla] In the week since Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle, the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) and its members have actively worked to provide for first responders, volunteers, evacuees and survivors of the record-setting storm. FRLA staff began organizing meals for first responders in Leon County before the storm hit, anticipating Read More

FRLA & Tallahassee Members Provide Meals for First Responders

[Tallahassee, Fla] As Florida’s capital city braced for Hurricane Michael, the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) and its members worked to organize relief for the first responders who will spend the next several days ensuring the Tallahassee community is safe. Understanding food would be a need in the days immediately after the storm for Read More

FRLA Statement on Hurricane Michael

[Tallahassee, Fla] The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association has issued the following statement from Carol Dover, CEO/President, regarding Hurricane Michael: “As Floridians brace for Hurricane Michael, the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association has begun work to help members, residents and visitors alike prepare for the storm and its aftermath. Members of FRLA staff have taken Read More