Business Briefs 2-14-20
The Joint Chiropractic opens new clinic in Cape
The Joint Chiropractic – Cape Coral is now open. Offering accessible and convenient chiropractic services to patients seeking pain relief, the new office is located at 2311 Santa Barbara Blvd. This is The Joint Chiropractic’s first location in Cape Coral.
On their initial visit, new patients receive a consultation, exam and adjustment. The Joint Chiropractic is known for its convenient retail setting and concierge-style services. For patients, that means no-appointments, no-insurance hassles, affordable chiropractic care and accommodating hours of operations, including evenings and weekends.
The Joint Chiropractic’s purpose is to alleviate pain and help move patients toward a healthier lifestyle, including those seeking relief from neck and back pain, stress and tension disorders and improved posture or joint motion and coordination, migraines and more.
For more on The Joint Chiropractic and its services, visit thejoint.com.
SCHEA’s 7th Annual Mardi Gras Trolley Event
The South Cape Hospitality and Entertainment Association will present its 7th Annual South Cape Mardi Gras Trolley Event Saturday, Feb. 22, from 7-11 p.m.
Travel around the Cape Coral Entertain-ment District on a special fleet of trolleys while stopping at various South Cape bars, breweries and restaurants to try custom drink and appetizer samples. Dress up and have fun at the Mardi Gras-themed pub crawl.
Participating locations include Back-Streets Sports Bar, Big Blue Brewing, Big Storm Brewing, Monkey Bar, Paradise Pizza & Parlor, Rockade, Dixie Road-house, Rack’em Spirits & Times, Cruisers, Rusty’s Raw Bar & Grill, Tiki Hut, and Ralph’s Place.
The ticket price includes a special gift at check-in, unlimited trolley rides during the event, a passport to all sampling locations, as well as all drink and appetizer samples. Get your passport stamped at all locations (no purchase necessary) for a chance to win a Mardi Gras-themed gift basket filled with top-shelf bourbon.
Dressing up? Be sure to have your picture taken at the Mardi Gras photo booth, located in the lobby of the Dolphin Key Resort. Photos will be uploaded to Face-book and the public will vote for their favorite. The winning photograph will get four free tickets to the St. Patrick’s Day Trolley Event on March 17.
Tickets for the event are $25 in advance or $30 the day of the event. Designated drivers pay $20 to enjoy the festivities. You can purchase tickets online at www.southcapeentertainment.com/upcoming-events/7th-annual-mardi-gras-trolley-event/
Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to host Feb. 20 Spring Training luncheon
The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on Feb. 20 will kick off Southwest Florida’s spring training season with a panel discussion featuring representatives from the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins.
Senior management from the Red Sox and Twins will preview the upcoming season, with highlights including how Southwest Florida’s favorite spring training teams gear up for the season, the draw of Lee County’s first-rate baseball facilities, and what’s in store for fans during this year’s spring training games, which begin late February.
The Chamber luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, at the JetBlue Park at Fenway South, 11500 Fenway South Drive, in Fort Myers.
The February luncheon is sponsored by IBERIABANK. Admission is $35 for Chamber members and $45 for future Chamber members. To learn more or to register for the event, visit FortMyers.org or call 239-332-2930.
Serving Lee County and surrounding areas since 1989, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a business organization of professionals who support and promote a progressive, sustainable community. The Chamber represents nearly 800 businesses, professionals, and individuals throughout Lee County, providing opportunities for members to participate in a variety of meaningful networking, educational and community- and business-focused programs and events. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is located at 2310 Edwards Drive in downtown Fort Myers. For additional information regarding membership opportunities or events please call 239-332-2930 or visit www.fortmyers.org. For the latest news and updates, follow the Chamber on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gfmcc or Twitter at @FtMyersChamber.
Spiro & Associates named agency of record for the Cape at Savona Point
Spiro & Associates Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations and Brand Architecture has been named the agency of record for the Cape at Savona Point, a 319-unit, four-story apartment complex that is under construction at 1730 Savona Point Circle in Cape Coral. The resort-style community is now accepting lease agreements and residents will begin moving in on April 1.
As the agency of record, Spiro & Associates will work with the Cape at Savona Point developer and management firm on all aspects of marketing, including executing creative assets, print, digital, event support, social media and public relations elements to promote the brand. As a Roers Development property, Cape at Savona Point will feature luxury accoutrements, an expansive clubhouse, resort-style pool, tiki hut, dog grooming center, yoga studio, multipurpose fitness center, gaming area, car wash, pickleball court, two dog parks, picnic area, walking trails, gated entry and electric car charging stations.
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, residential services, and many more. Online: SpiroandAssociates.com or contact (239) 481-5511.
Target Roofing hosts grand opening celebration
Target Roofing & Sheet Metal hosted a grand opening event on Jan. 21 to celebrate the completion of its new headquarters in Fort Myers at 1841 Ortiz Ave., just north of MLK.
Attendees enjoyed guided tours of the 19,668-square-foot facility, which includes office space and a state-of-the-art sheet metal shop, as well as live demonstrations of in-house equipment and a barbecue dinner. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce was on hand for a ribbon-cutting to officially mark the project completion.
The new headquarters accommodates more than 200 full-time employees and houses Target Roofing’s fleet of 120 vehicles, heavy equipment and machinery.
Henderson Franklin elects Ross stockholder
The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., recently announced that Attorney Amanda Sharkey Ross was elected stockholder. She focuses her practice in the areas of transportation (automobile, marine, trucking) liability, premises liability, negligent security, wrongful death, construction litigation, and product liability. Ross also represents vessel owners, marinas, and associations and writes on various aspects of maritime law on the Southwest Florida Business and IP Blog.
Throughout her legal career, Ross has received much recognition including being named a “Top Lawyer” by Naples Illustrated Magazine, noting her work in admiralty and maritime law in 2019. She is a member of the Stetson University Alumni Board and is an active member of the University of Miami Hurricane Club. Ross also volunteers Teen Court of Lee County, Bonita Springs Little League, and Pinewoods Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Ross received her undergraduate degree from Stetson University (B.A., 1999) and her law degree from the University of Miami Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2002). She may be reached at 239-344-1249 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Henderson Franklin is a locally-based law firm with over 55 attorneys dedicated to providing a wide range of legal services in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning, family law, business and civil litigation, eminent domain, intellectual property, workers’ compensation, employment law, real estate, and land use and environmental law. Since 1924, Henderson Franklin has been assisting clients to build their homes, businesses, and communities in Southwest Florida. Henderson Franklin operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, and Naples. For more information on Ross or Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.
Urwiller joins Morris-Depew Associates
Morris-Depew Associates recently announced that Heather Urwiller has joined the team as the company’s newest principal planner. Urwiller previously served as director of planning and zoning for the City of Tarpon Springs, where she played a pivotal role in leading projects through the planning process.
Over her 16 years in the public sector planning field, Urwiller has worked for a number of municipalities in Florida, New York and Massachusetts, including Citrus and Manatee Counties in Florida. At Morris-Depew Associates, she will be working under the direction of Partner and Planning Director Tina Ekblad.
Celebrating 30 years of serving Southwest Florida, Morris-Depew Associates is a multi-service consulting firm with specialties in civil engineering, land planning, expert witness, landscape architecture and surveying and mapping services. MDA’s efforts are based on a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to the planning and design processes, which emphasizes interaction within the firm’s allied professional expertise in conjunction with the client’s objectives and ultimate needs. The members of MDA have experience in the planning and design of a wide variety of urban, residential, commercial, industrial, recreational and community-oriented projects ranging from large-scale resort residential projects to urban community spaces and commercial multiuse developments.
For more information, contact 239-337-3993 or visit www.morris-depew.com.
Priority Marketing wins 4 international Davey Awards from Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts
Priority Marketing has earned four Davey Awards for its outstanding creative design work in developing brand identities for four clients across Southwest Florida.
Produced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, the Davey Awards is an international competition among advertising agencies, digital agencies, production firms, in-house creative professionals, graphic designers, design firms and public relations firms.
Priority Marketing, a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital marketing agency, won two gold awards and two silver awards, all in the Design/Print category for corporate identity and logos.
The firm’s gold winners include logos for The Ingenuity Lab, a workplace consultancy firm operated by Dave Fleming, and Hoke Fishing Charters, a fishing charter boat company.
Priority Marketing won silver awards for logos developed to promote the 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Festival, a fundraising event that benefits SWFL Children’s Charities, and Pine Manor’s Food Forest, a community garden that serves as both a source of nutrition and education.
Priority Marketing has created hundreds of logo designs for locally owned businesses and national corporations, including medical practices, developers, homebuilders, architects, banks, restaurants, churches and consultants, along with logos for nonprofit organizations, special events and government agencies.
Established in 1992, Priority Marketing is a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital marketing agency located at 12140 Carissa Commerce Court, Suite 201, in Fort Myers. Follow Priority Marketing on social media through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. For industry news and marketing insights, visit PriorityMarketing.com/our-blog and watch the FAQ Fridays video series on YouTube. For more information, call 239-267-2638 or visit PriorityMarketing.com.
Hermance earns Certified Fraud Examiner credential
Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co., P.A. recently announced that Jeanna Hermance has earned her Certified Fraud Examiner credential from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Individuals who have the CFE credential are recognized with documented evidence and experience that identifies a high level of skill, knowledge and professionalism. To achieve this professional designation, individuals must pass a rigorous exam that tests knowledge and expertise in four primary areas of fraud examination: Financial Transactions & Fraud Schemes, Law, Investigation, and Fraud Prevention & Deterrence.
In addition to her MS degree, Certified Public Accountant license and CFE credential Hermance holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Florida Gulf Coast University. She has been with the firm since 2016 as an associate with the Litigation Support, Forensic Accounting, and Family Mediation Services Team.
Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A. is a public accounting and consulting firm with offices in both Fort Myers and Naples. Along with traditional tax and accounting services, the firm offers a wide range of other services including business consulting, construction business consulting, medical practice consulting, not-for-profit services, elder services, family mediation services, forensic accounting, human resources consulting, litigation support, marketing and public relations consulting, and technology consulting. For more information, call (239) 433-5554 or visit www.Markham-Norton.com.
Target Roofing hires Rodriguez as project manager
Target Roofing & Sheet Metal recently hired Natasha Rodriguez as a project manager overseeing roof installations, repairs and replacements for commercial clients across Southwest Florida.
As project manager, Rodriguez facilitates communication between the company and its portfolio of clients, which include high-rises, mid-rises, apartment buildings, condominiums, shopping plazas, churches, schools and government facilities. Duties include creating purchase orders, reviewing project estimates and scopes of work, updating project schedules and timelines, overseeing jobsite safety protocol, upholding high standards of craftsmanship and professionalism, and maintaining concierge-level customer service.
Rodriguez previously worked as a project coordinator and estimator for a Fort Myers-based contractor supporting project managers and superintendents throughout all phases of a project, including estimating, negotiation, contracting, buyout, administration and project closeouts.
Target Roofing & Sheet Metal is an experienced, locally owned commercial roofing company dedicated to proactive roof maintenance and repair services, as well as exceptional reroofing and new construction roofing services. Target Roofing is skilled at installing shingle, tile, metal and flat roofs on a variety of commercial structures, including high-rises, mid-rises, apartment buildings, condominiums, shopping plazas, churches, schools and government facilities. With an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and a commitment to reliability and responsiveness, Target Roofing serves commercial clients along Florida’s Gulf Coast. For more information, call 239-332-5707 or visit TargetRoofers.com.