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May 19, 2017
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Segura joins Sanibel Captiva Community Bank

Kenneth Segura has joined Sanibel Captiva Community Bank as a customer service representative at its Gateway branch. He is responsible for assisting with customer inquiries, providing information about the bank's business and consumer products, and managing daily operations, including database information.

Segura has more than six years of experience in the banking industry. A Cape Coral resident, he obtained his associate's degree from Florida SouthWestern State College and is earning his bachelor's degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in legal studies.

Founded in 2003, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has two locations on Sanibel and five additional locations in Fort Myers. The bank's professionals provide customized individual and business banking services and specialize in residential loans. The bank offers free personal and business checking, top-yielding money market accounts, safe deposit boxes, electronic statements and a mobile banking app, as well as online and drive-thru banking.

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Southwest Florida International Airport notes best-ever April

During April, 1,032,783 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 14.7 percent compared to April 2016. This number also represents the best April in the 34-year history of the airport. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 1.1 percent from the same period last year.

The traffic leader in April was Southwest with 265,761 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Delta Air Lines (179,415), American (128,641), JetBlue (124,841) and Spirit (104,093).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 9,335 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), an increase of 13.6 percent compared to April 2016. Page Field saw 9,814 movements, a 1.6 percent decrease from April 2016. In addition, slightly more than 2.5 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in April 2017, an increase of 1.2 percent compared to April 2016.

Southwest Florida International Airport served 8.6 million passengers in 2016 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic.

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IBERIABANK promotes Box to executive vice president and market president

IBERIABANK, a 130-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation, recently announced that Brandon Box has been promoted to executive vice president, market president for the Fort Myers and Sarasota markets. In this new role, he will oversee commercial, retail and private banking efforts in three counties.

Box joined IBERIABANK in 2008 while earning his MBA at Louisiana State University. He relocated with the company to Naples in 2010 to serve as a commercial banker. Most recently, he held the position of senior vice president, commercial group manager for Collier, Lee, Manatee and Sarasota counties.

IBERIABANK Corporation is a financial holding company with 300 combined offices, including 202 bank branch offices and two loan production offices in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Texas, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina; 24 title insurance offices in Arkansas and Louisiana; and mortgage representatives in 64 locations in 10 states.

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Melvin to address Entrepreneur Society of America Wednesday

Angela Melvin, founder and president of Valerie's House, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping grieving children, will speak about building a successful entrepreneurial organization at a meeting of the Entrepreneur Society of America Wednesday, May 24, from 6-8 p.m.

The meeting will take place at Endeavor Innovative Workspaces, located at 8831 Business Park Drive, #301, Fort Myers, FL, 33912.

The cost is $25 per person. Register at

Hayes joins Spiro & Associates as senior public relations specialist

Kandice Hayes has joined Spiro & Associates Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations & Brand Architecture in Fort Myers as senior public relations specialist, announced CEO Christopher T. Spiro.

Prior to joining Spiro & Associates, she spent five years at The revise Tumbler headquarters in Venice as product development manager.

Hayes has a diverse background in marketing and product management, working in a variety of industries including medical equipment, consumer packaged goods and homebuilding.

Spiro & Associates is one of Southwest Florida's largest marketing, advertising, public relations and brand architecture firms.

The company serves local, regional and national clients in the fields of land development, construction, retail, residential and commercial real estate, law, marine, business and residential services, the arts, government, healthcare, contractor services and property management.

For more information, online visit or call 239-481-5511.

Pinchers Crab Shack offering free meals to military personnel, veterans this Memorial Day

This Memorial Day, Pinchers Crab Shack is honoring all military, current and past, and inviting them to enjoy a free meal.

Veterans and active military personnel who present a valid military ID or proof of service will be offered a free meal, up to $17, at all Pinchers locations between Tampa and Key West on Memorial Day, May 29.

Phelan Family Brands is a family-owned company based in Southwest Florida. Local Pinchers restaurants are located in Cape Coral at Tarpon Point, on Fort Myers Beach, in Fort Myers and in Bonita Springs.

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Allied Physical Therapy to hold free seminar on head, neck and breathing health

Dr. Matthew Harkness, a specialty-trained physical therapist and founder of Allied Physical Therapy, will be offering a free seminar on head, neck, and breathing health Wednesday, June 21, from 6:15-7 p.m.

Raffle prizes and wellness items will be available to win or purchase.

Seating is limited and you must RSVP to attend.

Allied Physical Therapy is at 1413 Viscaya Parkway in Cape Coral.

For more information about the center or to RSVP for the free seminar call 239-242-0070.



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