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November 16, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Villanueva director of wellness for Juniper Village at Cape Coral

Juniper Communities has announced that Dawne Villanueva, LPN, is the new director of wellness at Juniper Village at Cape Coral. Born in Fort Myers, she is a lifelong Southwest Florida resident and business owner. After several career changes including American Airlines flight attendant and owner of Ron's Barber Shop & Salon, she decided to return to school to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a nurse.

As director of wellness, Villanueva will oversee the clinical and medical programs for the assisted living residents and ensure that Juniper's high standards of care are met. She will also ensure that applicable laws and regulations are being adhered to at all times.

Villanueva attended Bishop Verot High School and Edison State College; and received her nursing degree from Fort Myers Institute of Technology. She grew up in a family of six, and now has her own family of six.

Juniper Village at Cape Coral is located at 4920 Viceroy Court, Cape Coral. Phone: 239-542-3121.

Juniper Communities operates facilities in New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania and Colorado that emphasize residents' comfort, interaction and security. The facilities offer residents the opportunity to live a full life, regardless of age or health. To learn more about the Juniper Communities, visit or call 973-661-8300.

Cape Animal Shelter, Fathoms to host Yappy Hour Nov. 23

The Cape Coral Animal Shelter and Fathom's Restaurant will host their monthly Yappy Hour Friday, Nov. 23, from 5-7 p.m. This is an opportunity for pets and their owners to begin the holidays and enjoy an evening of outdoor entertainment. To commemorate the evening, photos of pets with Santa will be available courtesy of Al Larson Photography for a minimal donation for the shelter.

Fathom's Restaurant and Bar will be providing beer and wine as a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization to receive all proceeds. CCAS merchandise will be available for sale and a 50/50 raffle will be held during the evening. Attendees at the evening festivities will also enjoy live music.

Yappy Hour is an ongoing event held the last Friday each month. Each month will have a different theme to be enjoyed by attendees with their pets.

About Fathom's Restaurant and Bar, a modern casual all-day restaurant serving international cuisine with authentic flavors, is located at 5785 Cape Harbour Drive, Cape Coral.

The Cape Coral Animal Shelter, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, no-kill animal shelter, will be located at 325 S.W. 2nd Ave., a 4.6-acre site next to Sun Splash Family Waterpark. As a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter, the organization is dedicated to engaging a special bond between people and animals by means of adoption services, medical care, education and training for the prevention of cruelty and abandonment. The shelter will provide a safe place where animals will receive the care they need and remain until they are placed in a qualified, forever home.

More information on the Shelter can be found at

Cre8 Salon & Spa adds Contemporary Health Center services

Cre8 Salon & Spa has partnered with Dr. Richard L. Bloy, MD, FACOG, to open a new location of his Contemporary Health Center inside Cre8 at 814 S.W. Pine Island Road in Cape Coral.

Bloy, a board-certified physician, has more than 30 years of experience providing superior care and beauty enhancements to Southwest Florida. He and his staff provide hormone therapy, cosmetic filler injections, laser hair removal, precision laser liposuction, anti-wrinkle injections, and even gynecological care and medically supervised weight loss.

Among the procedures Bloy and his team are performing at Cre8 is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Pellet Therapy, which treats common age-related hormone deficiency to give patients more energy, increased fat loss and a reduced risk for Alzheimer's Disease, among other benefits.

Contemporary Health Center services include botox, anti-aging laser treatments, painless laser hair removal, wellness therapy and erectile dysfunction therapy. The center also performs vampire facelifts, which are non-surgical. See for a full list of offerings, and call 239-561-9191 to schedule an initial appointment.

Established in 2006, Cre8 Salon & Spa is a full-service salon and spa. It is one of only three Florida salons carrying the Nick Arrojo hair care product line, classifying it as an Arrojo Ambassador Salon. Marcy Sagorac, who owns the salon with her husband Jeff, is Arrojo Razor-Craft Certified.

For more information, call 239-458-2704 or visit

Priority Marketing adds Garner to account services team

Priority Marketing has added Megan Garner to its growing account services team, which provides solution-driven strategies that achieve the marketing goals for clients in the public and private sector.

As an account manager, Garner collaborates with the firm's creative, public relations and digital teams to develop solutions for an array of businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agency clients.

Garner previously was director of marketing for Kitson & Partners, a private real estate development company promoting the town of Babcock Ranch. She also held a variety of positions over 12 years at Chico's FAS Inc.

Garner earned an associate of arts degree from Florida SouthWestern State College in 2002, a bachelor's degree in marketing from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2004 and a master's in business administration from FGCU in 2010.

Established in 1992, Priority Marketing is a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital marketing firm located at 8200 College Parkway, Suite 201, in Fort Myers. For more information, call 239-267-2638 or visit Also, follow Priority Marketing online at or on Facebook. For recent news and marketing insights, visit the blog:

Przywara new communications coordinator at Pushing the Envelope

Pushing the Envelope Inc., a strategic marketing communication firm based in Fort Myers, has welcomed Annelise Przywara as communication coordinator.

In her role as a communication coordinator, Przywara will be responsible for executing public relations services for the company's varied clientele, including publicity and media relations, event management, copywriting, and more.

Przywara holds a bachelor of arts degree in public relations/strategic communication from Wilkes University and is working to earn her master's in strategic communication from American University.

Based in Fort Myers, Pushing the Envelope Inc. services clients both regionally and nationally. For more information, call 239-221-2858, visit or email



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