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July 31, 2013
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Jimmy John's coming to Cape Coral

Jimmy John's is expanding to Cape Coral and searching for sandwich makers and delivery drivers.

Jimmy John's is all about the freshest ingredients and freaky fast delivery. The French and whole-wheat bread are baked in-house daily and every vegetable, cheese and all-natural meat is freshly sliced at the restaurant each and every day at over 1,600 locations across the country.

The local owners and managers of the new Cape Coral location are hosting two job fairs at the Jimmy John's store, located at 822 Del Prado Blvd., S., in Cape Coral.

Stop by Saturday, Aug. 3, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., or Sunday, Aug. 4, from noon to 7 p.m.

Jimmy John's is looking for in-shop sandwich makers and delivery driver positions for daytime and evening shifts.

The specific opening date of the business is still to be determined, but will likely be later this summer.

Fuccillo to give away $25,000,

Kia Soul, vacations, cruises

Fuccillo Kia of Cape Coral, located at 404 N.E. Pine Island Road, in Cape Coral, will hold another prize give-away event today, July 31, starting at 6 p.m. There will be live grand prize drawings and winners for all contests must be present to win.

Bill Fuccillo, owner of the Fuccillo Automotive Group, will give away $25,000. Twenty-five winners will each receive $1,000. Qualifiers registered at the Fuccillo Kia in Florida during July. No purchase was necessary to register.

In addition, there will also be drawings for prizes for four July radio contests on Beasley Broadcasting and four grand prize winners of July contests on Clear Channel Radio.

Fuccillo Automotive Group is the largest automobile dealership in New York State. Owned by Billy Fuccillo, the Fuccillo Automotive Group comprises 22 dealerships and 31 franchises with locations across New York State and Florida. For more information, visit

Naroth promoted by JRL Ventures / Marine Concepts

JRL Ventures / Marine Concepts has announced the promotion of Glen Naroth to vice president, engineering.

For the past 15 years, Naroth has been an asset to the company and its customers. In his previous position as director of engineering, he was responsible for overseeing the 5-axis milling machines, CAD/CAM/CNC Operations, and for design and engineering projects. During the economic downturn, he was involved in exploring new markets including aerospace, theme parks and transportation, as well as new technologies in the closed mold markets.

In his new position as VP, Engineering, Naroth will take on an even greater responsibility in the positioning of JRL Ventures / Marine Concepts as an industry leader. He has been nominated for and won several industry awards, and most recently was awarded Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association Employee of the Year for Engineering.

JRL Ventures and Marine Concepts are at 2443 S.W. Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, and can be contacted at 239-283-0800 or or

La Taberna opens

The La Taberna restaurant has opened at 532 S.E. 47th Terrace in Cape Coral. The bistro features live entertainment Friday and Saturday with dinner and dancing - Spanish style.

Management of the facility says La Taberna provides entertainment with the flare of Hispanic heritage by bringing the Hispanic islands to Cape Coral.

The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. till late; and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For information, call 541-2858.

Smith and Valentine Law Firm opens

Mark P. Smith and Domenic J. Valentine joined forces to start a new law firm in Southwest Florida. The primary office is located at 1617 Santa Barbra Blvd., Suite 7, Cape Coral. Smith is one of two board certified civil trial attorneys in Cape Coral with over 25 years of legal experience. Valentine has dual court membership in both New York and the state of Florida and has also been admitted to practice law for 25 years as well.

The primary focus of Smith and Valentine P.A. Law Firm is personal injury and wrongful death cases. The law firm has hired one legal assistant, one paralegal, one office manager/bookkeeper, and one part-time office assistant.

For more information, visit or call our office at 239-673-8991.

Johnson joins Ted Todd Insurance Agency as sales manager

Trevor Johnson has joined the Ted Todd Insurance Agency's senior management team as its sales manager. He will oversee sales operations in all seven Ted Todd Insurance Agency offices located in Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers/Lehigh Acres, Cape Coral, Sarasota, Viera, and Delray Beach.

Johnson is a graduate of Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich., with a dual degree in business administration and professional golf management. He relocated to Florida in 2003, where he became the assistant golf professional at Fiddlesticks Country Club and in 2009 was named the golf professional at Bay Colony Golf Club in Naples.

Ted A. Todd formed The Ted Todd Insurance Agency 27 years ago. Now with a total of 53 insurance professionals located in Lee, Brevard, Manatee and Palm Beach counties, it is one of the largest Allstate agencies in the country. The agency provides home, auto, retirement,and life insurance products to more than 30,000 customers in south Florida. For additional information, visit or call 866-760-3999.

Shear Art Hair Studio

ribbon cutting set for today

Shear Art Hair Studio located on Cape Coral Parkway will hold its grand opening today,, July 31, with Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce Ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m. The Ribbon Cutting will be followed with reception from 5-7 p.m.

The reception will be an open house for everyone to see the chic downtown salon with light refreshments, hors d'oeuvres and a raffle for salon products and services with proceeds to benefit the Grace Methodist Back To School Fundraiser.

Shear Art Hair Studio offers services for everyone including children and men.

Shear Art Hair Studio is located at 1103 Cape Coral Parkway Suite C, Cape Coral, 33904. Call 239-257-3620 or email

Premier Auto Service

of SW Florida has two locations

Premier Auto Service of SW Florida LLC has two locations, one in Cape Coral, 3916 Chiquita Blvd., and one in San Carlos Park in the Grand Bay Plaza.

Premier Auto Service is a full service auto repair facility. The business is family owned and operated with 15 years of business ownership and over 30 years of automotive experience. The shop features experienced and dedicated ASE service technicians, and up to date and state of the art equipment. The service crew can repair all import and domestic vehicles. The shop has BG products, Interstate Batteries and a 2 year/24,000 mile warranty that is recognized nationwide and in Canada.

The shop, which is owned by Emile and Jocelyn Dauphinais, is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 239-471-7049.

Therapeutic Massage of Southwest Florida moves to Cape Harbor

Therapeutic Massage of Southwest Florida Inc. has moved to a new location, a serene setting at 5785 Cape Harbor Drive, Suite 205, Cape Coral.

The spa and massage center offers a variety of modalities to fit the patient's needs. The facility is offering a special for new clients -- $10 off a one-hour massage and $20 off a two-hour massage. Gift certificates are also available.

The center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Call 239-994-6558 for an appointment.

Carpet Concepts

debuts latest eBook

Carpet Concepts, a Cape Coral flooring company, announces the debut of a new eBook, "7 Tips on How to Select Hardwood Flooring," explaining the "pros" and "cons" of hardwood flooring and guiding the reader step-by-step through the buying process.

The eBook is available for free download on the Carpet Concepts website, Call (239) 574-5099 for more information.

Tejero featured speaker

at National IT summit

Jordi Tejero, the owner of CRS Technology Consultants based in Cape Coral, was a featured speaker at the Level Platforms Managed Service Providers Community Summit 2013 in Las Vegas recently. He spoke about best practices for sales and marketing, and also how his firm uses Level Platforms' Network Audit reports to gain new business.

CRS is one of only 50 Level Platforms Partners worldwide selected to be on a council that regularly advises the global firm on what works best in its Managed Workplace software. Managed Workplace allows IT firms like CRS Technology Consultants to monitor client networks 24 hours a day, receiving alerts and other status data. CRS tracks some 15,000 network devices.

Tejero got his start in the information technology business more than 20 years ago as a technician and worked his way up to his current position. He joined CRS Technology Consultants in 2004, was promoted to president in 2010, and took ownership of the business in 2013.

The company is headquartered in Cape Coral and provides IT consulting and other expertise to businesses in Florida, other U.S. states and Mexico. It started out in 1993 as Computer Rescue Squad, offering computer service, repair and sales. Today, it specializes in business technology solutions with services, consultation and expertise in software and hardware integration, system design, security, network audits, telephony/VoIP and more for both Microsoft and Apple products.

For more information, visit or call (239) 542-8450.

Miss Kelly's Dance Centre

team wins fourth title

For the fourth year in a row, Miss Kelly's Dance Centre has won the title of Hall of Fame National Champions. The competition team, Miss Kelly's Starz, tapped their way to the win. The number is called "Talking Drums." Dancing to a native island beat, the girls exhibited fancy footwork and fierce rhythm.

Miss Kelly's Dance Centre is located at 7091 Pinnacle Drive, Fort Myers, just off 41, behind Arby's. To contact the studio for more information call 239-277-7800 or visit the studio website at

Area businesses now have

mechanism to make pitch to Hertz

Hertz has established a dedicated email for businesses and individuals to contact it if they want to propose their products or services. The email address is monitored by the company's procurement department and then given to the appropriate department within Hertz. The email address is

The Hertz Corporation announced in May it would relocate its corporate headquarters to Estero.

Friday's announcement about the Hertz procurement contact follows an announcement that a website has been launched to help local businesses with job openings connect with Hertz employees' trailing spouses. That website is; click on the Hertz Family Relocation Assistance Program portal.

For more information, contact Lee County's Economic Development office also called the Fort Myers Regional Partnership at (239) 338-3161.

Kids eat free at Jason's Deli

With the dwindling days of summer, families are preparing for the beginning of the school year. According to the National Retail Federation's 2013 back-to-school spending survey, the average family (with children in grades K through 12) will spend $634 on clothes, shoes, supplies and electronics.

Jason's deli recognizes that families would appreciate a financial break during this time of year. To offer relief, Jason's deli is offering 10 days of complimentary meals for children, at the restaurant's five locations throughout Southwest Florida from Aug. 2-11.

For each adult entre and drink purchase, diners will receive up to two complimentary kid's meals. Children, 12 and under, must be present, and Kids Eat Free may not be combined with other offers.

In Southwest Florida, participating Jason's deli locations include Fort Myers: 13550 Reflection Parkway at Cypress Lake Drive; Naples: 2700 Immokalee Road at Airport Pulling Road; Cape Coral: 2311 Santa Barbara Boulevard near Veterans Parkway; Port Charlotte: 1100 El Jobean Road (SR 776 at U.S. 41); and Sarasota: 5231 University Parkway.

The Fort Myers, Naples, Cape Coral and Sarasota restaurants are open Sunday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Port Charlotte is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. For additional information, visit or call 239-985-7215.

Southwest Florida International Airport reports June traffic

During June, 473,208 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 4.2 percent compared to June 2012. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 6.5 percent from the same period last year.

The traffic leader in June was Delta with 120,410 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were AirTran (86,167), JetBlue (56,797), US Airways (47,585) and Southwest (42,273).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 5,079 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), an increase of 3.5 percent compared to June 2012. Page Field saw 5,512 movements, a 9.8 percent decrease from June 2012. In addition, more than 2.2 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in June 2013, a decrease of 17.3 percent compared to June 2012.

Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 7.3 million passengers in 2012 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. No ad valorem (property) taxes are used for airport operation or construction. For more information, visit or Like Us on Facebook at

Alta Resources to host two-day Career Fair in Fort Myers

One of Southwest Florida's newest additions, Alta Resources, which provides customer-related outsourcing solutions for global brands, many of them Fortune 100 companies, is creating more than 400 jobs at its Fort Myers location, Gateway Corridor at 12600 Gateway Blvd.

To help fill those positions, Alta Resources is hosting a two-day Career Fair Wednesday, Aug. 7, noon to 7 p.m., and Thursday, Aug. 8, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Available positions include customer service and inbound licensed sales (health insurance) and range from English to English-Spanish bilingual, and from full to part time, with seasonally and permanent opportunities available. For those interested in licensed sales, Alta Resources is offering licensing and training reimbursement for qualified candidates.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at beforehand, and then visit the Gateway office for personal interviews with hiring professionals, as well as a chance to ask questions and learn more about Alta Resources. Additional career events will be held throughout Southwest Florida in the near future and will be announced on Alta Resources' career events Web page.

Visit, email or call 855-646-2582.

Fowler White Boggs open house set

The law firm of Fowler White Boggs P.A. will host its annual open house for the firm's clients Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m., at 2235 First St. The firm will be welcoming its newest attorney, Derek P. Rooney, who practices in general municipal law, land use, real estate and public-private partnerships.

The firm will also partner with the Harry Chapin Food Bank to continue its tradition of giving back to the community. For the third consecutive year, Fowler White Boggs will donate $5 to the Harry Chapin Food Bank for each open house attendee.

Fowler White Boggs has been providing comprehensive legal services to their clients for 70 years, Fowler White Boggs is internationally connected with a Florida focus with more than 100 attorneys in five offices located in Tampa, Fort Myers, Tallahassee, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale.

Three Henderson Franklin attorneys selected as magazine's legal elite

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. has announced that attorneys Michael J. Corso, Russell Schropp and Robert Shearman were named to Florida Trend Magazine's Tenth Annual Legal Elite, which recognizes and honors the top 2% of all Florida lawyers. To compile the list, Florida Trend asked actively practicing Florida attorneys to name the attorneys that they hold in highest regard as professionals lawyers with whom they have personally worked and would recommend to others. The entire Legal Elite report can be viewed at

Corso is chair of the firm's Tort & Insurance Litigation division. He has been a Florida Bar Board certified civil trial lawyer for over 30 years, and is also board certified in business law litigation. He focuses his practice in litigation matters involving product liability and the defense of non-medical professionals such as lawyers, accountants, architects, engineers and surveyors. He can be reached at 239-344-1170 or via email at

Schropp is chair of Henderson Franklin's Land Use, Zoning & Environmental law division and represents property owners and others before local, regional, state and federal agencies. He also writes the Judicial Update column for the firm's Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate blog. He can be reached at 239-344-1280 or via email at

Shearman is board certified in civil trial law and concentrates his practice in the defense of tort, civil rights, employment and real estate claims. He is also a Florida Supreme Court certified civil mediator. He represents numerous law enforcement agencies and officers, as well as other public and private entities with respect to constitutional claims, wrongful termination, discrimination, and harassment matters. He can be reached 239-344-1346 or via email at

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., a full-service firm, has over 55 attorneys practicing in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning, family law, commercial and civil litigation, immigration law, workers' compensation, employment law, real estate, and land use and environmental law. Henderson Franklin was founded in Fort Myers in 1924 and operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Naples and Sanibel Island. For more information on attorneys mentioned above or Henderson Franklin, please visit

Pushing the Envelope certified woman owned business

Pushing the Envelope Inc. has completed the certification process with the state of Florida and is now a Statewide and Inter-Local Certified Business Enterprise in the Woman Owned Business category.

According to the Florida Department of Management Services, "State certification is Florida's premier stamp of approval for minority, women, and service-disabled veteran business enterprises. It is widely accepted across the State of Florida in the private sector as well as cities, counties, school districts, hospitals, water management districts and other quasi governmental entities."

Led by owner, Samantha Scott, APR, Pushing the Envelope Inc. opened in 2006 and provides marketing communications services to business locally, regionally and nationally. It offers marketing, branding, public relations, Web development and social media services from their office in Fort Myers, Florida.

For more information, call 239-221-2858, visit or email

Beaty elected Region III director of The National Association of Legal Assistants

The law firm of Goede, Adamczyk & DeBoest, PLLC has announced that Nancy Beaty, a paralegal at the firm, was recently elected as Region III director of the National Association of Legal Assistants at NALA's annual meeting and convention in Portland.

Beaty is an advanced certified paralegal at Goede, Adamczyk & DeBoest, PLLC.

She has been a paralegal since 1985 and an active member of NALA since 1990. She received a bachelor of journalism from University of Texas, and in 1991, she earned a master of arts in communication from Marshall University. Throughout her 28 years in the field, she has been very active in professional associations.

In addition to her work with NALA, Beaty co-founded the Gulf Coast Paralegal Association, serving as treasurer in 2007, president from 2007-2009 and NALA liaison 2009-2011. She also served on the Florida Alliance of Paralegal Associations as board member and secretary from 2009-2011.

Goede, Adamczyk & DeBoest, PLLC represents and counsels clients throughout South Florida including Miami-Dade, Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, and Glades Counties.The firm operates from three office locations: 8950 Fontana Del Sol Way, Suite 100, Naples; 2030 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers; and Westside Plaza III at 8200 Northwest 33rd St., Suite 303, Miami. For more information, call toll-free 855-331-5100.



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