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February 2, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Ungar joins CONRIC PR & Marketing graphic design team

CONRIC PR & Marketing has added graphic artist Justin Ungar to its award-winning creative design team.

Ungar will work collaboratively with CONRIC team members and clients to build customized designs that are innovative and contemporary, yet capable of withstanding the test of time. Communication and attention to client needs will be a key part of the process to ensure that campaign objectives and client expectations are exceeded.

Ungar previously worked with Scott Fischer Enter-prises, serving as graphic designer and creative lead for the Southwest Florida firm that owned Six Bends Harley-Davidson and operates Top Rocker Field and Events in Fort Myers. He was also a graphic designer for Zumiez, a Seattle-based clothing/skate retailer that sells several brands alongside its own private-label goods.

He previously had his own company, providing freelance graphic design work for brands beginning in 2008, and he received his degree in fine arts from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2014.

CONRIC PR & Marketing was founded in 2007. The award-winning, full-service PR agency provides strategic brand awareness campaigns, integrated public relations programs, marketing development and consulting services, advertising concept and campaigns, media buys, custom and niche publishing, creative writing and design, digital marketing strategies, website development and crisis communications strategy and implementation.

For more information, call 239-690-9840 or visit

Prendiville to host free seminar

The latest procedures to smooth wrinkles and rejuvenate the face will be explained at a free seminar Friday, Feb. 23, conducted by facial plastic surgeon Dr. Stephen Prendiville.

The seminar, which includes a light lunch, starts at 11:30 a.m. at Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club on McGregor Boulevard in South Fort Myers. The seminar is free, but reservations are required by calling 239-437-3900. Space is limited.

The newest facelift techniques can rejuvenate the cheek, jawline and neck, Dr. Prendiville said.

Laser resurfacing also is one of the more popular and effective procedures to reduce skin irregularities such as blemishes and acne scars, according to Dr. Prendi-ville.

Attendees will be able to make an appointment for a free consultation with Dr. Prendiville.

Dr. Prendiville is the only Fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon in Fort Myers who is certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

All surgeries are performed at Dr. Prendiville's Surgical Center adjacent to his office in South Fort Myers at 9407 Cypress Lake Drive. For more information, visit

New Dunkin' Donuts opens in Fort Myers

Dunkin' Donuts is now open in the Sky Walk plaza, 13101 Paul J. Doherty Parkway, Suite 207, in Fort Myers.

To celebrate the grand opening, the restaurant will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Lee County Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass, complimentary Red Sox bobbleheads and pocket calendars of scheduled games, as well as a special visit from local firefighters and a fire truck from the Southwest Florida International Airport Fire Rescue.

As part of the celebration, guests may also enjoy an iced or hot coffee of any size for $1 during the grand opening event, with all proceeds going to the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida to assist the hunger-relief organization with providing fresh nutritious food and other essentials to children, seniors and those at risk of hunger.

The new restaurant will be open from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week and will employ approximately 20 crew members. Located near the JetBlue Park, the new restaurant will have a drive-thru, free Wi-Fi, comfortable seating for 30 and provide a welcoming environment for guests to enjoy Dunkin' Donuts' high-quality coffee beverages in a friendly atmosphere.

To learn more about Dunkin' Donuts, visit or subscribe to the Dunkin' Donuts blog to receive notifications at

Aloia, Roland, Lubell & Morgan PLLC promotes Seitz to senior associate

The law firm of Aloia, Roland, Lubell & Morgan, PLLC has announced that attorney Danielle L. Seitz has been promoted to senior associate.

Seitz joined the firm in 2016 and concentrates her practice in family law, handling dissolution of marriage, child support, paternity issues, adoptions, post-judgment modifications and domestic violence injunctions for Lee, Collier, and Charlotte Counties.

Seitz received her undergraduate degrees from the University of Florida and her Juris Doctor from the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.

Aloia, Roland, Lubell & Morgan, PLLC is a leading Southwest Florida law firm with offices in Fort Myers and Cape Coral. The firm concentrates on areas of serious personal injury and wrongful death, defective medical products and drugs, first-party insurance claims, civil rights violations, family law, general business/construction litigation, as well as real estate and corporate transactional matters. More information is available on the firm website at

Applebee's announces Above and 'BEE'yond Teacher Essay Contest

Applebee's Neighbor-hood Grill & Bar recently announced the return of its Above and "BEE"yond Teacher Essay Contest, which will recognize top teachers - as nominated by their students - by awarding them with a sponsorship check and end-of-year class party, courtesy of Applebee's. The contest is being offered at Applebee's restaurants in Florida and Georgia owned and operated by local franchisee, Doherty Enterprises.

Specifically, Applebee's will award one deserving teacher from each school district a $500 sponsorship check to use towards their classroom for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, along with an end-of-year party for their current class.

To nominate a teacher, students must submit an essay in-person at their local Applebee's explaining why their teacher deserves to be "Teacher of the Year." To sweeten the deal, students who enter an essay will receive a FREE ice cream certificate to Applebee's.

Contest submissions will be accepted at participating Applebee's restaurants through March 31, and winners will be announced on Monday, April 23.

Doherty Enterprises is committed to being in-volved in the communities it serves by giving back to local causes and supporting education. Each Doherty restaurant stays engaged in its neighborhood and, through donations, fundraisers, sponsorships and participation in community events, helps local organizations grow and flourish.

Applebee's Above and "BEE"yond Teacher Essay Contest entries will be accepted at the following Applebee's restaurants in Florida: Boynton Beach, Cape Coral, Coral Springs, Cutler Bay, Delray Beach, Doral, Fort Myers, Fort Pierce, Greenacres, Jacksonville, Margate, North Port, Okeechobee, Pembroke Pines, Port Charlotte, Port St. Lucie, Punta Gorda, Royal Palm Beach, Sarasota, St. Augustine, Sunrise, Tamarac, Venice, Vero Beach and West Palm Beach, and in Georgia: Brunswick, Kingsland and Waycross.

Lee County Economic Development to host 2018 SWFL Women's Business Summit

The Lee County Economic Develop-ment Office will host the 2018 SWFL Women's Business Summit on Friday, Feb. 16, at Florida SouthWestern State College, Building U, 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers. The event is free and registration will begin at 8 a.m. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. followed by networking from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

To register, call Tiffany Grint at 239-533-6800.

Diane Ellis, brand president for Chico's FAS, will be the keynote speaker for the event. The summit will include breakout sessions on topics such as salary negotiations, harassment avoidance, working with millennials, ageism, corporate philanthropy, employment law, diversity and inclusion.

The Lee County Economic Develop-ment Office provides business assistance to retain existing businesses, encourage entrepreneurship and to attract new businesses to ensure Lee County has a strong economy, thriving communities and broadly shared prosperity. For information, visit

The Horizon Council is a public-private advisory board established in 1991 to advise the Lee Board of County Commissioners on economic development issues. The Council's mission is to improve Lee County's business environment, retain and encourage expansion of existing businesses, and attract new and diversified employers. It is the only public-private partnership of Lee County Government and business leaders. The Horizon Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organizations established as a fundraising vehicle enabling individuals and businesses to actively support the program of work of the Horizon Council and the Lee County Economic Development Office. For more information, visit or call 239-533-6800.



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