By LAURA LAYDEN
Like a giant jigsaw puzzle, Collier County's new strategy for growing jobs is falling into place piece by piece.
It's a strategy that has unfolded over the last year since the
county's Economic Development Council went out of business, following a
firestorm of criticism about the public-private partnership whose
longtime mission was to diversify the local economy and create
The council's last day of business was Sept. 30 of last year, the end
of its fiscal year. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce scrambled to
pick up some of the pieces, continuing programs that recognize local
businesses and help them grow. More here.