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Business Briefs 6-4-21

By Staff | Jun 3, 2021

Conditioned Air to host employment open house on June 12 in Fort Myers

Conditioned Air Company, a local air-conditioning contracting and service firm, announced it is actively recruiting new employees at all levels and will be holding and employment open house for its operations in Fort Myers and Cape Coral.

Group interviews will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 12, at the Fort Myers Operations Center, 14550 Global Parkway. To reserve a spot, contact Terry Cuadrado at tc@conditionedair.com.

Founded in 1962, Conditioned Air offers extensive benefits for its 400 employees in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota and Manatee counties. Among the new hire recruiting benefits is a retention bonus for techs with over five years’ experience.

Based in Naples, Conditioned Air offers local expertise in light commercial and residential HVAC systems. The firm has in-house resources to design, engineer, estimate, install and maintain new construction, refrigeration and air dehumidification systems.

Call 239-643-2445 or visit www.conditionedair.com.

Lufthansa to offer service between Frankfurt and Southwest Florida starting in March 2022

The Lee County Port Authority has announced that the Lufthansa Group will inaugurate weekly nonstop flights between Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, and Frankfurt Airport in Germany in March 2022. Flights will be operated by Eurowings Discover three times a week between RSW and FRA.

The flights will be published by Lufthansa Group and tickets can be booked starting May 26, 2021, at www.lufthansa.com.

For more information about Southwest Florida International Airport, please visit www.flylcpa.com or Like Us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/flyRSW.

Martinez joins Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s island office

Alex Martinez has joined Sanibel Captiva Community Bank as a customer service representative and teller at its main office, located at 2406 Periwinkle Way, on Sanibel. He is responsible for assisting customers with personal and business banking transactions.

Prior to joining the bank, he worked in the armored transportation industry for several years. Martinez is originally from Puerto Rico and moved to the United States in 2008. He relocated to Southwest Florida in 2018.

Founded in 2003, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has two locations on Sanibel Island and six more locations throughout Lee County. Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s team members provide customized individual and business banking services and specialize in residential and commercial lending.

Visit www.SanCapBank.com for more information.

Spirit Airlines to offer additional nonstop flight destinations from RSW

Spirit Airlines has announced it will inaugurate nonstop flights between Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, and Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) in Kentucky and St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in Missouri. Starting Nov. 17, 2021, Spirit Airlines will start daily service between RSW and STL and four times weekly service between RSW and SDF.

For more information or to book a flight, please visit www.spirit.com.

For more information about Southwest Florida International Airport, please visit www.flylcpa.com or Like Us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/flyRSW.

Jennifer’s Boutique collecting canned goods for Community Cooperative

Jennifer’s women’s boutique is collecting canned goods for Community Cooperative throughout the month of June. Shoppers who donate a minimum of 10 items will receive 20% off their entire purchase.

“Community Cooperative has been working hard to meet the growing need for food and resources in our community,” said Jennifer Williams, owner of Jennifer’s. “We host a summer food drive for Community Cooperative every year so they can continue their important work to feed people and nourish lives.”

Suggested donation items include peanut butter and jelly, canned tuna, chicken, ham and beef, beans (all varieties), whole wheat pasta, pasta sauce, brown rice (family size bags), cereal, hamburger, chicken or tuna helper, canned fruit and vegetables, soup, macaroni and cheese, canned milk, child-friendly snacks, and food allergy-free items. No glass containers, please.

Last June, Jennifer’s collected 1,500 pounds of food for Community Cooperative. This year’s goal is 1,700 pounds.

Jennifer’s is located in Fort Myers at 13251 McGregor Blvd., Suite 111-1, in the Design Center, and is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Call 239-481-8582 or visit Jennifer’s online at jennifersfortmyers.com or on Facebook and Instagram.

P.J. Scheiner earns board certification in civil trial law

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, has announced that attorney Preston J. “P.J.” Scheiner recently earned board certification in Civil Trial Law from the Florida Bar.

Board certification identifies lawyers with specialized knowledge, skills and proficiency, as well as a reputation for professionalism and ethics. Scheiner is now distinguished as a board-certified specialist or expert in Civil Trial Law.

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, was founded in 1971 by Bruce L. Scheiner and his wife, Cheryl Scheiner. P.J. Scheiner joined the firm as a trial attorney in 2007. Call 800-283-2900 or visit www.blslawyers.com.

Siegel 2020 Air Carrier Airport Manager of the Year

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Southern Region Airports Division has named Ben Siegel, CPA, C.M., executive director of the Lee County Port Authority, the 2020 Air Carrier Airport Manager of the Year. This award is given to an airport professional who exemplifies excellence in airport management, demonstrates exceptional leadership, tirelessly works to promote the aviation industry and has achieved efficiencies and improved productivity in their organization.

Among the accomplishments honored by the award was Siegel’s demonstration of leadership in steering both Southwest Florida International Airport and Page Field through the COVID-19 pandemic. Siegel and his team actively worked with airlines, business partners and other stakeholders to implement numerous measures to keep everyone safe and instill confidence in the public about traveling.

As executive director, Siegel directs the administration, operations and development of RSW and FMY. He has been with the Lee County Port Authority since 1992 and is an experienced airport executive with an extensive background in business and finance.

He holds a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of South Florida and is a certified public accountant.

For additional information, please visit www.flylcpa.com.