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October 26, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

RN open houses at Hope Healthcare

Registered nurses have two opportunities to attend an Open House Hiring Event at Hope Healthcare's HealthPark office at 9470 HealthPark Circle in Fort Myers for full- and part-time positions.

Open houses are scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 1, from 4-7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to noon. Applicants are asked to call 239-322-5320 to reserve an interview time and to visit to complete an online application before their interview.

No resume is required if the online application is submitted. Walk-ins may be scheduled for interviews on a future date.

In addition to competitive salaries, Hope provides a comprehensive benefits package including educational assistance, generous paid time off and a choice of three medical plans.

Hope Healthcare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Should you need assistance or an accommodation in using our on-line application system, please call the Human Resources Department at 239-322-5320.

Hope Healthcare, which includes Hope Hospice and Hope Kids Care programs, is a not-for-profit health care organization dedicated to providing care and comfort to every individual and their loved ones as they fulfill life's journey. For more information, call 239-482-4673 or visit

'Get to know LeeTran and Your Community' open house Nov. 2

LeeTran plans an open house, "Get to Know LeeTran and Your Community," from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center, 2250 Widman Way, in downtown Fort Myers. All Lee County residents and visitors are invited to attend.

The event is part of the Florida Department of Transportation's Mobility Week. First launched in 2016 in Central Florida, Mobility Week has expanded into a statewide initiative. Mobility Week promotes awareness of safe multimodal transportation choices and how those choices can build stronger communities, reduce traffic congestion and improve community health.

The free community event will help current and future passengers learn more about public transportation in Lee County. LeeTran staff will assist with trip planning and schedule information, as well as explain upcoming seasonal service changes.

Participants are encouraged to attend, enjoy free popcorn, enter to win great prizes and learn about all the services offered by LeeTran, as well as other County departments and organizations.

LeeTran is the public transit provider for Lee County, providing more than 3 million rides per year. LeeTran operates 26 bus routes during season, 23 bus routes during off-season, a paratransit service called Passport and an employer vanpool program. LeeTran employs approximately 280 people and has a fleet of 50 full-size buses, 9 trolleys and 45 paratransit vans.

To learn more about the Get to Know LeeTran and Your Community event, and about the services offered by LeeTran, or for schedule and fare information, call 239-LEE-TRAN, or visit

First responders eat free at Hooters restaurants

Hooters is expressing its thanks to the nation's first responders by treating them to a free entre. This Sunday, Oct. 28, all first responders can select an item from a special menu that includes, Buffalo Chicken Salad, Buffalo Chicken Sand-wich, Hooters Burger, 10-Piece Tradition-al Wings, 10-Piece Smoked Wings and 10-Piece Boneless Wings, when they present a valid ID at any Hooters location across the nation. You must purchase a beverage to receive free entre.

LTP Management, a franchisee of Hooters of America, owns and operates 16 locations in South Florida.

The Hooters in Cape Coral is located at 3120 Del Prado Blvd., S. Call (239) 945-4700 for information,

For more information about South Florida Hooters please visit or follow us at Twitter@ HootersFlorida,Instagram@SouthFL Hooters and Facebook

Southwest Florida International Airport reports record September

During September, 418,256 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, an increase of 27.7 percent compared to September 2017. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 6.3 percent from the same period last year.

In addition, Southwest Florida Inter-national Airport reported 9,256,500 passengers for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2018, breaking all records in the 35-year history of the airport.

Southwest Florida International Airport had 4,043 aircraft operations, a decrease of 4.9 percent compared to September 2017. Page Field saw 7,952 operations, a 45.5 percent increase from September 2017. In addition, slightly more than 2.3 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in September 2018.

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Barrera rejoins Priority Marketing

Priority Marketing has rehired Phil Barrera as senior graphic designer, bringing back the skilled artist to create innovative digital and print designs for a diverse array of clients.

Barrera was Priority Marketing's art director and art department manager from 2005 to 2015, leading the visuals team as it evolved into a fully digital, results-oriented operation. Now as a senior graphic designer, Barrera will take a lead role in bringing clients' visions to life through the use of vivid imagery and crisp, compelling visual concepts.

Priority Marketing's eight-member visuals department designs logos, print and digital advertisements, marketing brochures, event signage and banners, email newsletters, social media graphics and infographics, illustrations, animations, product packaging and web design. The team also provides photography services and video production.

For more information, call 239-267-2638 or visit



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