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December 27, 2013
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Moore joins Scotland Yard Pest Control Pool and Irrigation Service

Scotland Yard Pest Control Pool and Irrigation Service has hired Jerry Moore for its irrigation department.

Moore has been in irrigation for 15 years in Florida. His previous experience on golf courses and most recently, for last 8 years, he was part of a watershed project for the state of Florida. His job was to dive into aquifers and map the many hundreds of miles of underground cave systems that flow beneath us. This was a effort to help protect our natural water sources.

Call Moore at 239-574-9333 or visit

West Coast Chic opens in Cape Coral

West Coast Chic is a new boutique that just opened in Cape Coral at 1480 N.E. Pine Island Road, Suite 1A, across from Mel's Diner. The boutique is owned by Kelsey Kudla, formerly from Chicago.

West Coast Chic offers one of a kind clothing, shoes and accessories. It also carries the Roxx Couture's Jewelry line, which was featured in Florida Fashion Week as its exclusive accessories designer in 2012.

West Coast Chic is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m., Sunday.

For more information, call 239-678-9028. You can also check us out on Facebook under West Coast Chic!

Corso recertified as legal expert

in business litigation

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. has announced that Attorney Michael Corso has been recertified as a legal expert in business litigation by the Florida Bar. Corso has also maintained Florida Bar Board Certification in Civil Trial Law for over 30 years.

Board certification evaluates attorneys' special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. In Florida, only board certified lawyers may use the terms "specialist," "expert" or "B.C.S." for Board Certified Specialist when referring to their legal credentials.

Corso is chair of Henderson Franklin's Tort & Insurance Litigation division. He focuses his practice in matters involving product liability and the defense of non-medical professionals such as lawyers, accountants, architects, engineers and surveyors.

Corso can be reached at 239-344-1170 or via email at

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is one of the largest law firms between Tampa and Miami. A full-service firm, Henderson Franklin has over 55 attorneys practicing in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning, family law, commercial and civil litigation, eminent domain, immigration law, workers' compensation, employment law, real estate, and land use and environmental law. For more information on Corso or Henderson Franklin, visit

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman,

Rice & Purtz presents check

to Harry Chapin Food Bank

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A., presented a check to the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida to help families in need during the holiday season.

The Harry Chapin Food Bank solicits, collects and stores quality food for distribution to families in need through a network of more than 170 local nonprofit agencies in Lee, Collier, Hendy, Charlotte and Glades counties, who provide food to more than 30,000 people monthly. Donations can be made at or by calling 239-334-7007.

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A., continues to provide a full complement of legal services to clients for more than 50 years in its Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Lehigh Acres and Port Charlotte offices. Areas of practice include personal injury and accidents, wrongful death, wills and estates, real estate, insurance, guardianships and family law, social security disability, commercial and construction law, criminal law, bankruptcy and BP claims. For more information, visit, call **LAW (529) on a mobile phone, or 239-334-1146.

Grand opening of CopyLady set

Cynthia Duff, the founder and CEO of CopyLady, has announced the grand opening of her new office and showroom. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 6 to celebrate the new CopyLady location at 1949 Dana Drive, Fort Myers.

CopyLady offers sales, lease programs and service of multi-function copiers. The new location is the company's fourth move and expansion since Duff opened the doors to CopyLady in 2002 with an initial $500 investment. The business now maintains a staff of 10 team members, and has served more than 4,000 customers.

The ribbon cutting and open house will include adult beverages, soft drinks, appetizers and door prizes. For more information, call CopyLady at (239) 939-5383.

WingHouse expands to Fort Myers

WingHouse restaurant is expanding to Fort Myers. The WingHouse will be located at 4606 S. Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, and was scheduled to have a public soft-opening Dec. 26 and officially open Jan. 9.

Founded by the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos alumni Crawford Ker, the first WingHouse opened in Largo, Fla., in 1994. Now, WingHouse has over 23 locations throughout Florida with plans to grow into the rest of the Southeast.

All WingHouse restaurants are open for lunch and dinner and feature full-service bars with and major domestic, imported, and specialty beers. Signature items include our "Naked" Chicken Wings, skinless drummettes marinated, baked and tossed in one of the restaurant's award-winning sauces, and the Dallas Burger, two juicy 8 oz. barbecue burgers topped with bacon.

WingHouse features state-of-the-art TV packages for all the big games and fights. The authentic sports memorabilia and the fun, friendly, casual environment make WingHouse the ideal place to be a sports fan.

For more information, visit

Peterson becomes a certified

professional behaviors analyst

Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A. has announced that Sandie Peterson, SPHR, has recently become a certified professional behaviors analyst. The CPBA certification is administered by Target Training International and utilizes the DiSC profiler as the primary tool to help manage people behaviors with applications such as informed selection, team building, dynamic communication, interpersonal skills, conflict management and leadership development.

Peterson specializes in assisting client companies with comprehensive human resources requirements with a goal to prevent lawsuits by maintaining employment law compliance and implementing appropriate policies and procedures. Peterson specializes in federal and state employment laws, employment policy and procedures, HR 101, sexual harassment, team building and supervisor training.

Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A. is a certified public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Fort Myers and Naples, Fla. It offers a wide range of services including individual and business tax planning and preparation, business consulting, technology management and support, audits and reviews, litigation, mediation, forensic accounting and elder services. For more information, visit

McInnis, Rieckhoff named senior appraisers at local company

Bill McInnis and Tim Rieckhoff have been named senior appraisers at Maxwell, Hendry & Simmons, LLC. The promotion comes on the 30th anniversary of their joining the Fort Myers based firm. McInnis and Rieckhoff were hired during the same month in 1983 and are both licensed as Certified General Appraisers.

McInnis specializes in commercial, industrial, and various agricultural use properties. He also has experience in rural markets surrounding Southwest Florida and is qualified as an expert witness in Florida District Court, 20th Judicial Circuit.

Rieckhoff specializes in the valuation of aviation-oriented properties including municipal, regional, and international airports. His expertise includes complex multi-tenant income producing properties and he is qualified as an expert witness in Florida District Court, 20th Judicial Circuit.

Maxwell, Hendry & Simmons, LLC is a full service firm, providing residential and commercial valuation services to a broad spectrum of private, commercial and governmental clients. The company is located at 12600 World Plaza Lane, Suite 1, Fort Myers, and can be contacted at (239) 337-0555. Online at

Supplement Research and Development acquires AmeriSciences

Supplement Research and Development, LLC d/b/a AmeriSciences has acquired the intellectual property, assets and formulations of AmeriSciences, LP, a former supplier of scientifically-based, nutritional supplements for general health, eye health, weight management and joint mobility. Supplement Research and Development is an intellectual property, research and development, distribution and licensing company operating in Florida and Texas, with corporate office at 12381 S. Cleveland Avenue, Suite 205, Fort Myers.

AmeriSciences LP was first incorporated in 1999. In 2004, it entered into a Space Act Agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The collaboration resulted in developing revolutionary multivitamin, antioxidant and performance supplements to counter radiation damage and other environmental stress factors commonly found in air and space travel, scuba diving, radiology diagnostics and procedures, nuclear power plants, mines, refineries, and elsewhere.

Carlos Montesinos, former director of Product Development of AmeriSciences, LP has been named president and CEO of Supplement Research and Development. Montesinos led scientific product development of AmeriSciences brand products from 2000 until it ceased operations in May 2012.

After AmeriSciences, LP ceased operations in 2012, product distributor Tammy Provence, founder and owner of HealthCheckMD in Fort Myers, secured an intellectual property license to continue product manufacturing and distribution. She also realigned the sales model from direct sales to e-commerce and expanded wholesale distribution.

AmeriSciences nutritional supplements are again readily available for purchase through physicians' offices, specialty health and wellness retailers, and online. For more information, visit or call 239-931-1710.



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