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March 28, 2012
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Owen-Ames-Kimball begins work on a new Scanlon Lexus Dealership

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company has begun construction on a new facility for the Scanlon Lexus dealership in Fort Myers.

Situated on approximately 5 acres on South Tamiami Trail, the two-story dealership will offer 77,000 square feet of sales and service facilities, including a 40-vehicle climate-controlled service area. The facility will offer some of the finest amenities in automotive retailing, including a luxurious guest lounge and showroom.

Construction is expected to be completed in December 2012, with 90 percent of the construction comprised of local subcontractors.

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company has provided premier general contracting, design-build and construction management services in Southwest Florida since 1982. The company has offices in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. Learn more about O-A-K at, become a fan on and follow us on Twitter at .

Myers, Brettholtz & Company co-sponsors

education day

On Feb. 22, Myers, Brettholtz & Company, PA, Certified Public Accoun-tants & Business Consultants, co-sponsored a free association board member seminar with KW Property Management.

More than 20 attendees participated in the three-hour program that was held from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza Bell Tower in Fort Myers.

The session included networking and discussion of industry trends from representatives of KW Property Management, Myers, Brettholtz & Company, Condo and HOA Law Group and Gulfshore Insurance.

Myers, Brettholtz & Company, PA, serves clients across the nation by performing accounting and auditing, tax preparation, bookkeeping and consulting. The firm has 24 staff members and provides accounting and bookkeeping services for timeshares, nonprofit organizations, condominium and homeowner associations and medical practices as well as individuals and businesses.

For more information, visit or call 239-939-5775.

Local authors to sign books at Goodwill Book Store

James and Sarah Jane Kaserman, authors of three award-winning young adult pirate novels, will be signing copies of their books and entertaining visitors March 31 at the Goodwill Donation Center & Book Store in Fort Myers,15165 McGregor Blvd. The Kasermans, who are also musicians, historians and pirate enthusiasts, will sign and sell their books from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

The authors will donate a portion of the proceeds from Saturday's book signing back to Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida.

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida Inc. provides programs and services to help people with disabilities and other disadvantages. More information about Goodwill's Southwest Florida is available at the agency's website:

Art Works

launches Website

Art Works announcedrecently the launch of as an information portal for Southwest Florida homeowners and businesses to find information about custom painting projects. With articles being added almost every day and an online monthly newsletter of decorative painting tips, the website is anticipated to quickly become a resource for residential and commercial quality painted designs, finishes and murals.

Future plans include educational guides on selecting a decorative painting professional and professional advice from experts in the field.

Art Worksis a decorative painting and faux finishing company. Owners and artists Stephanie Kiesling and Kelly Morrison offer a range of decorative painting. For more information please visit

Zoom Tan opens store in Coralwood Shopping Center

Zoom Tan celebrated its 4 year anniversary Feb. 14 with the opening of its 25th location in the Coralwood Shopping Center at 2323 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral.

Zoom Tan has opened 25 locations in Florida and New York since its beginning in Naples, Fla., only 4 years ago. January 2012 marked the start of Zoom Tan's presence outside of Florida with two locations in Fayetteville and Camillus, N.Y.

Zoom Tan currently has an additional 32 locations slated to be opened by the end of 2012. Zoom Tan offers unique stand-up only UV tanning booths and the latest spray tanning technology. Zoom Tan promises to transform you from "pale to perfect" in less then a minute!

For more information, visit the Zoom Tan website at or call (877)-966-6826.

Scotland Yard Pest

Control earns Angie's

List Super Service Award

Scotland Yard Pest Control has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie's List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews on local service and health providers.

"Only a fraction of the businesses rated on Angie's List can claim the sterling service record of being a Super Service Award winner because we set a high bar," said Angie's List founder Angie Hicks. "The fact that Scotland Yard can claim Super Service Award status speaks volumes about its dedication to consumers."

Angie's List Super Service Award winners have met strict eligibility requirements including earning a minimum number of reports, an exemplary rating from their clients and abiding by Angie's List operational guidelines.

Ratings are updated daily on Angie's List, but members can find the 2011 Super Service Award logo next to business names in search results on

Angie's List collects consumer reviews on local contractors and doctors in more than 500 service categories. Currently, more than 2 million consumers across the U.S. rely on Angie's List to help them make the best hiring decisions. Members get unlimited access to local ratings via Internet or phone, exclusive discounts, the Angie's List magazine and help from the Angie's List complaint resolution service. Take a quick tour of Angie's List and view the latest Angie's List news.

Scotland Yard Pest Control Earns Coveted Angie's List Super Service Award

Award reflects businesses' consistently high level of customer service

Scotland Yard has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie's List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews on local service and health providers.

Home-Tech hires web

'app' program manager

Home-Tech has announced the appointment of Tony Nestor to the position of application program manager. In his new position, Nestor will be responsible for overseeing Home-Tech's website and search engine optimization to enhance the company's presence on the worldwide web, as well as innovative web and smart phone and tablet applications, or "apps."

Nestor has over 15 years of computer security, web development and consulting. He has extensive experience in database development and search engine optimization.

Home-Tech has been an industry leader and trendsetter in the fields of home-service agreements, air conditioning and major appliance sales and service for three decades. Founded in 1981 by Steve Marino, who continues as president and chairman of the board, Home-Tech is privately held and employee-owned. Home-Tech employs 135 people in Southwest Florida and provides services in Sarasota, Manatee, Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties. Home-Tech operates from its headquarters in Fort Myers and a regional office in Bradenton.

For information, visit or call 239-433-3344 in Fort Myers, 239-643-6262 in Naples or 941-355-5363 in Sarasota.



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