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Business Briefs 10-16-20

By Staff | Oct 15, 2020

Aran & Franklin Engineering’s Womack named one of 2020 Women Who Mean Business

Chandra Womack, CEO/president of Aran & Franklin Engineering Inc., has been selected one of the Houston Business Journal’s 2020 Women Who Mean Business. She was scheduled to be recognized at an awards ceremony Thursday, Oct. 15, as wall as in a Houston Business Journal special publication in the Oct. 16 issue.

Aran & Franklin Engineering Inc. is a structural engineering/architectural plans company with an office in Cape Coral at 2930 Del Prado Blvd., Suite D. The firm’s main office in Texas City, Texas, with other offices in Rockport, Texas, and Beaumont, Texas. A&F Designs is also in Texas City.

The Cape Coral office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For additional information, call 239-268-1001.

New managers appointed in LCEC Electric Operations Division

LCEC has announced the promotion of four interim managers to managers in its Electric Operations Division: Bill Piland to manager of design and engineering services, Rob Puchacz to manager of construction and maintenance (working with LCEC contractors), Gary Richard-son to manager of system operations and Frank Sherkus to manager of construction and maintenance (working with LCEC line crews).

These promotions are a testament to LCEC succession planning and a focus on a sustainable workforce. These team members moved up the ranks throughout their career and gained knowledge and experience in every aspect of the LCEC organization.

For additional information about LCEC, visit www.lcec.net or call 800-599-2356.

Almost Abba to perform at Edison and Ford Winter Estates

On Friday, Oct. 30, Almost Abba, an Abba tribute band, will perform at the next Edison and Ford Winter Estates’ Rhythm on the River celebration. The concert is the first of the season and offers guests an opportunity to listen to music outdoors, with ample room to maintain social distancing. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert starts at 6.

Almost Abba is the longest-running North American tribute to the Swedish band ABBA. The concert takes place on the Ford lawn along the Caloosahatchee, where guests can feel a refreshing river breeze and watch a spectacular sunset. Visitors should bring a lawn chair and a sweater if the weather is chilly. Refreshments will be available for purchase; no coolers or picnic baskets are permitted.

Masks are required and free parking is available in the main Edison Ford parking lot at 2350 McGregor Blvd.. Event tickets purchased in advance are $20 for Edison Ford members and $25 for non-members and may be reserved online at EdisonFord.org or the ticket counter at Edison and Ford Winter Estates. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance, as a limited number of tickets will be sold. If tickets are still available the day of the event, they will be available at the door for $30 (both members and non-members).

For additional information, please visit the website at EdisonFord.org.