Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Staff Contacts | Home RSS

Business Briefs

December 20, 2013
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Mr. C's Headquarters Barbershop moves to Del Prado Boulevard

Mr. C's Headquarters Barbershop has moved to a new location at 1020 Del Prado Blvd., across from Burger King and the Downtowner car wash, in the same building as the check cashing store and the drive-through.

Hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To contact the barbershop, call 239-574-7700.

Nonna Pizza relocates

Nonna Pizza has relocated to 229 N. Del Prado Blvd.. #15, Cape Coral. The owners promise the same great pizza and Italian food at the new pizzeria site.

Hours are Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 3-10 p.m.

For more information, call 239-242-9255.

Edward Jones ranks No. 1 in

national survey of financial advisors

For the 19th time, the financial-services firm Edward Jones ranked No. 1 in the REP. magazine annual survey of the nation's six largest financial services firms, according to the following Edward Jones financial advisors in the Cape Coral area.

n George H Dwyer, Edwards Jones in Fort Myers, located at 12901 McGregor Blvd., Ste 13, who can be reached at 239-489-1199

n Lauri K Howe, Edwards Jones in Cape Coral, located at 3571 N. Del Prado Blvd., Suite 7, who can be reached at 239-731-6338

n Mark B Rudolph Jr., Edwards Jones in Matlacha Isles, located at 12016 Matlacha Blvd., Ste, C, who can be reached at 239-283-2582

n Terry L Frith, Edwards Jones in Cape Coral, located at 1402 S.E. 46th Lane, who can be reached at 239-542-6629

REP. magazine randomly selects financial advisors nationwide and asks them to rank their firms in various categories. Edward Jones' overall score was 9.5 out of 10 possible points. The firm scored top marks across the board, earning near perfect scores in overall ethics (9.8) and public image (9.7), according to

Edward Jones financial advisors gave the firm some of the highest scores in the technology and training category, scoring high above the other five firms in every sub-category which includes the quality of technology, clarity and online access of client account statements and ongoing training.For more information about Edward Jones, please contact a Cape Coral area advisor or visit

Bennett's launches new website

Bennett's Fresh Roast recently unveiled its updated website at

The new site includes background on Bennett's management, the shop's full menu, fresh coffee guarantee, photos of Bennett's famous doughnuts that are made with zero trans fats, location information, contact links and maps.

The site was designed by Bennett's management team.

Located off West First Street at 2011 Bayside Parkway, Bennett's Fort Myers' location is housed in a bright and colorful 2,000-square-foot shop inside a lovingly restored 1943 former home. The shop will open its second location on Sanibel Island in December.

For more information, call Bennett's Fresh Roast at 239-332-0077 or visit

Winn-Dixie announces holiday hours

Winn-Dixie has announced that all of its stores will be closed on Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25.

All Winn-Dixie stores will open at their regular time and close at 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec 24, with pharmacies closing at 5 p.m.

In addition, all Winn-Dixie stores will be open during regular hours on New Year's Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, and New Year's Day, Wednesday, Jan 1; however, pharmacy hours will vary. All pharmacies will close at 5 p.m. on New Year's Eve and will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on New Year's Day.

Florida's Small Business Development Center hosts the 15th Annual Entrepreneur's Law School

Florida's Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University is hosting its 15th Annual Entrepreneur's Law School designed for small business owners to meet and learn from local attorneys. The event takes place at the FGCU Cohen Center on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and is sponsored by the Pavese Law Firm. This educational workshop is for business owners and professionals that have legal questions concerning their business.

The all-inclusive tuition to attend is $99 and includes: all sessions, breakfast, lunch and giveaways. Topics to be covered are entity selection, marketing and law, employment law, EB-5 Visas, contract dispute, commercial leasing, a panel on healthcare issues, and any other questions that business owners may have pertaining to business law. The speakers we have to-date include: Jim Nathan, CEO of Lee Memorial Health System; Christina Harris Schwinn, P.A., Julie Drake, P.A., Mary Vlsask Snell, P.A., Pavese Law Firm; Norma B. Henning, P.A., Henning Law Firm; Arlene C. Chase, attorney; Janette L'Heureux, Leading Edge Benefit Advisors; Althea Harris, U.S. Small Business Administration. The panel of attorneys and business professionals will help attendees understand the legal problems and strategies to a wide variety of issues that may be of concern to them.

For more information and updates, contact Suzanne Specht, Florida's Small Business Development Center at FGCU, 239-745-3700,

Assuage Spa

celebrates grand opening

Assuage Spa, the new medical spa that brings exotic relaxation treatments from around the globe to Southwest Florida, celebrated its grand opening Dec. 12 with a ribbon-cutting and open house for about 100 guests.

Assuage is located at 9407 Cypress Lake Drive, Suite C, adjacent to the South Fort Myers office of facial plastic surgeon Dr. Stephen Prendiville, who serves as medical director of the spa. "Assuage," which means to soothe or satisfy, was created by Tehjan Prendiville, a registered nurse and the wife of Dr. Prendiville.

Prendiville has worked in the field of mental health for 26 years and has traveled the world with a special interest in cultural healing. Assuage Spa was created to incorporate these age-old holistic approaches acquired on her travels. Ancient practices and exotic techniques are complimented by contemporary equipment and state-of-the-art technology.

All services are accompanied by complimentary use of the spa's steam shower and sauna.

For the skin, special facials and peels are offered, along with cellulite reduction wraps and detoxifying body treatments. A full line of injectables, such as Botox and Radiesse, is available and administered by Dr. Prendiville. Assuage also offers an extensive line of exclusive spa accessories and make-up.

For more information, call 239-333-1450 or visit .

Robertson to be guest speaker at FPRA lunch

The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will welcome Scott Robertson, CAI, BAS as its speaker for the January lunch meeting Tuesday, Jan. 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers.

Robertson will present "Emerging Trends and Myth Busting for Fundraising Auctions," reviewing strategies and field-proven techniques for holding a benefit auction. In the last year, charitable causes have raised more than $110 billion worldwide through benefit auctions.

Robertson is a 20-year veteran auctioneer and principal of Scott Robertson Event Fundraising Consultants/Auctioneers.

The cost to attend the luncheon meeting is $20 for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students with advance reservations. Reservations can be made by visiting Walk-ins are welcome for an additional $5.

The advance reservations deadline is Thursday, Jan. 2.

The Florida Public Relations Association was founded in 1938 and is the oldest public relations organization in the United States. FPRA is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida.

The Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA is dedicated to programs and activities for public relations professionals in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. For additional information, please visit the Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA website at



I am looking for:
News, Blogs & Events Web