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Press Releases

2014

Release Date Title
August
August 07, 2014 Town of Belleair Receives Certified Local Government Designation
July
July 28, 2014 City of Monticello Receives Certified Local Government Designation
July 01, 2014 Secretary Detzner Designates DeLand as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
June
June 23, 2014 Military Family Day at Mission San Luis
June 17, 2014 Secretary Detzner Announces National Register Designation of Jacksonville Beach American Red Cross Station
June 10, 2014 Secretary Detzner Announces National Register Designation of Cypress Gardens
June 02, 2014 Secretary Detzner Designates Cocoa as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
May
May 05, 2014 Department of State Celebrates National Preservation Month
May 01, 2014 Secretary Detzner Designates Homestead as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
April
April 28, 2014 Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Mission San Luis
April 16, 2014 Viva Florida Traveling Exhibit to Debut in Marianna
March
March 18, 2014 Secretary Detzner Honors Florida Heritage Month Award Winners
March 14, 2014 Department of State Featured on C-SPAN Cities Tour this Weekend
March 10, 2014 VIDEO RELEASE: Secretary Detzner Announces Florida Heritage Month 2014
March 05, 2014 Secretary of State Announces Archaeology Month Events
March 05, 2014 MEDIA ADVISORY: Mission San Luis Celebrates 17th Century with Military Muster
February
February 27, 2014 Florida Folklife Program Seeks Master Artists and Apprentices
February 25, 2014 Mission San Luis Celebrates 17th Century with Military Muster
February 25, 2014 Mission San Luis Celebrates 17th Century with Military Muster
February 20, 2014 Secretary Detzner Announces the Selection of Five Master Folk Artists
February 17, 2014 Dr. Jane Landers to Speak on Black History of Spanish Florida
February 17, 2014 Dr. Jane Landers to Speak on Black History of Spanish Florida
February 04, 2014 Mission San Luis Shares the Love
January
January 29, 2014 Governor Scott’s "It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget" Recommends $7.8 million to Promote and Improve Cultural Heritage Tourism

2013

Release Date Title
November
November 25, 2013 MEDIA ADVISORY: Florida Department of State and Florida Department of Environmental Protection Honor The Seminole Tribe of Florida for Historic Voyage (Rescheduled)
November 22, 2013 Florida Department of State and Florida Department of Environmental Protection Honor The Seminole Tribe of Florida for Historic Voyage
October
October 02, 2013 Department of State Properties Stay Open Despite Federal Government Shutdown
October 01, 2013 Winners of the Secretary of State’s 2013 Florida Main Street Awards Announced
September
September 30, 2013 Mission San Luis Announces 9th Annual Blessing of the Animals
September 30, 2013 Mission San Luis Announces 9th Annual Blessing of the Animals
September 24, 2013 Secretary Detzner Selects Two New Main Street Communities
August
August 30, 2013 Secretary Detzner Announces National Register Designation of Micajah T. Singleton House in DeSoto County
August 08, 2013 Secretary Detzner Announces Meetings to Discuss Implementation of State’s Historic Preservation Plan
August 01, 2013 Secretary Detzner Designates Grand Central as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
July
July 12, 2013 Secretary Detzner Seeks Nominations for Florida Folk Heritage Awards
July 09, 2013 Florida Folklife Program Receives Florida Historical Society Award
July 08, 2013 Secretary Detzner Designates Palatka as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
June
June 20, 2013 Secretary of State Ken Detzner Announces Viva Florida 500 Summer Events
May
May 29, 2013 Secretary Detzner Designates Kissimmee as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
April
April 11, 2013 Secretary Detzner Designates Okeechobee as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
April 01, 2013 Secretary of State Ken Detzner Joins Viva Florida 500 Partners to Announce Viva Florida 500 Week
March
March 25, 2013 Secretary Detzner Designates Fort Pierce as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
March 19, 2013 Secretary Detzner Honors Florida Heritage Month Award Winners
March 18, 2013 Award-Winning Afro-Cuban Dancer to Give Free Public Performance at Mission San Luis
March 14, 2013 Secretary Detzner Announces the Start of Florida Heritage Month
March 14, 2013 Secretary Detzner Announces the Start of Florida Heritage Month
February
February 27, 2013 FWC shuts down crime ring selling priceless Florida artifacts
February 25, 2013 Secretary Detzner Thanks Dave Ramsay for Service as Board Chair of the Friends of Mission San Luis Citizen Support Organization
February 19, 2013 Secretary Detzner Designates Apalachicola as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
February 05, 2013 Florida Folklife Program Seeks Master Artists and Apprentices
January
January 31, 2013 Governor Scott’s Florida Families First Budget Recommendations Encourage Economic Development by Supporting Library Services, Cultural Programs and Historic Preservation

2012

Release Date Title
December
December 21, 2012 Secretary Detzner Designates Wauchula as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
November
November 15, 2012 Secretary Detzner Designates Kissimmee as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
November 08, 2012 Florida Department of State Announces Release of Drop on Down in Florida: Field Recordings of African American Traditional Music, 1977-1980
November 06, 2012 Florida Department of State Announces Release of Drop on Down in Florida: Field Recordings of African American Traditional Music, 1977-1980
October
October 11, 2012 Secretary Detzner Designates Ormond Beach as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
October 08, 2012 Department of State Congratulates Florida Main Street Award Winners
October 03, 2012 Secretary Detzner Announces Master Folk Artists Who Will Serve in the 2012-13 Apprenticeship Program
September
September 05, 2012 Secretary Detzner Designates Palatka as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
September 04, 2012 MEDIA ADVISORY: Master Afro-Cuban Batá Drummer to Give Free Public Performance at Mission San Luis
August
August 13, 2012 Secretary Detzner Designates Eustis
as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
July
July 20, 2012 Secretary Detzner Designates Vilano Beach as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
July 20, 2012 Secretary Detzner Seeks Nominations for Florida Folk Heritage Awards
June
June 22, 2012 Secretary Detzner Announces Creation of the Florida Panhandle Shipwreck Trail
June 15, 2012 Secretary Detzner Designates Grand Central District as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
May
May 14, 2012 Secretary Detzner Designates Lincoln Park as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
April
April 04, 2012 Secretary Detzner Designates Lynn Haven as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
March
March 21, 2012 Secretary Detzner Honors Florida Heritage Month Award Winners
March 15, 2012 Secretary Detzner Announces the Start of Florida Heritage Month
March 07, 2012 Secretary Detzner Designates Eau Gallie Arts District as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
February
February 03, 2012 Secretary Browning Requests Applications for Folklife Program Master Artists and Apprentices
February 03, 2012 Secretary Browning Designates Main Street Fort Pierce as Florida Main Street Program of the Month

2011

Release Date Title
December
December 28, 2011 Secretary Browning Announces Proposal for New Florida Underwater Archeological Preserve
December 05, 2011 Secretary Browning Designates Cocoa as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
November
November 08, 2011 Secretary Browning Designates Wauchula as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
October
October 06, 2011 Secretary Browning Designates Vero Beach as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
October 06, 2011 Secretary Browning Announces Master Folk Artists Who Will Serve in the 2011-12 Apprenticeship Program
October 04, 2011 Secretary Browning Announces Florida Main Street Award Winners
September
September 01, 2011 Secretary Browning Designates Haines City Main Street as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
August
August 26, 2011 Secretary Browning Welcomes Apalachicola as a New Florida Main Street Community
August 08, 2011 Secretary Browning Announces Publication of Florida Civil War Heritage Trail Guidebook
June
June 06, 2011 Secretary Browning Seeks Nominations for Florida Folk Heritage Awards
June 02, 2011 Secretary Browning Announces National Endowment for the Arts Grant to Florida Division of Historical Resources
May
May 13, 2011 Secretary Browning Announces Florida Folklife Selections to be featured in Library of Congress’ “National Sampler”
April
April 20, 2011 Secretary Browning Encourages Public Input on Florida’s Statewide Comprehensive Historic Preservation Plan
April 20, 2011 Secretary Browning Recognizes Contributions of Florida Folk Artists
April 12, 2011 Secretary Browning Designates Eustis Main Street as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
March
March 02, 2011 Florida Department of State Promotes 500 Year Celebration
March 01, 2011 Florida Department of State Celebrates Archaeology Month in March
January
January 21, 2011 Main Street Punta Gorda Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
January 21, 2011 Secretary Browning Announces Preserve America Grant Award

2010

Release Date Title
December
December 03, 2010 Vilano Beach Main Street Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
November
November 05, 2010 Newberry Main Street Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
October
October 08, 2010 Main Street Kissimmee Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
September
September 01, 2010 Main Street Marianna Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
August
August 02, 2010 Vote Now for “Save Our Shipwrecks” in the Pepsi Refresh Project Contest
July
July 01, 2010 Stuart Main Street Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
July 01, 2010 Main Street Fort Pierce Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
June
June 04, 2010 Eustis Main Street Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
June 01, 2010 Interim Secretary of State Requests Nominations for Florida Folk Heritage Awards
March
March 01, 2010 March is Archaeology Month in Florida!
February
February 02, 2010 Main Street Milton Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
January
January 08, 2010 Main Street Zephyrhills Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month

2009

Release Date Title
December
December 08, 2009 Grand Opening Celebration of the New Visitor Center at Mission San Luis
December 08, 2009 Grand Opening Celebration of the New Visitor Center at Mission San Luis
November
November 12, 2009 Okeechobee Main Street Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
October
October 15, 2009 Secretary Announces Workshops and Webinars for Historic Preservation Grants Applicants
October 09, 2009 Arcadia Main Street Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
October 05, 2009 Secretary of State announces Master Folk Artists to serve in the 2009-2010 Apprenticeship Program
September
September 22, 2009 Winners Announced for the Secretary of State’s 2009 Florida Main Street Awards
September 08, 2009 Venice MainStreet Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
August
August 10, 2009 Secretary of State Browning Requests Nominations for Florida Folk Heritage Awards
August 04, 2009 Main Street Fort Pierce Designated Florida Main Street Program for August 2009
June
June 03, 2009 Palatka Main Street Program Designated Florida Main Street Program of the Month
April
April 15, 2009 "Museums in the Sea" Provides Virtual Dive Into Florida's Underwater Archaeological Preserves
April 08, 2009 Secretary of State Announces Greater New Port Richey as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
March
March 18, 2009 Secretary of State Announces Recipients of the 2009 Florida Folk Heritage Awards
February
February 03, 2009 Secretary of State Announces Kissimmee Main Street as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
January
January 13, 2009 Secretary of State Announces Master Folk Artists to Serve in Apprenticeship Program

2008

Release Date Title
December
December 08, 2008 Secretary of State Announces MainStreet DeLand and Main Street Starke As the December 2008 Florida Main Street Communities of the Month
November
November 03, 2008 Secretary of State Announces Panama City Main Street as the Florida Main Street Community of the Month
October
October 01, 2008 Secretary of State Names Jefferson County as Florida Main Street Program of the Month
September
September 22, 2008 Winners Announced for the Secretary of State’s 2008 Florida Main Street Awards
August
August 04, 2008 Secretary of State Names Arcadia Florida Main Street Program of the Month
July
July 30, 2008 Secretary Browning Requests Nominations for Florida Folk Heritage Awards
July 02, 2008 Secretary of State Names Melbourne Florida Main Street Community of the Month