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Business Briefs | Nov. 10

By Staff | Nov 9, 2023

Just Lovelee Boutique to hold grand opening party Nov. 18

A grand opening party for the Just Lovelee Boutique in downtown Cape Coral will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, from noon to 4 p.m.

The boutique offers “affordable styles for all women,” and features apparel in sizes small to 3X, along with shoes, jewelry, handbags and gifts.

The event will feature the Dawg Pound food truck, Wild Roots Hair Salon doing fairy hair, Linked x Jade & I Jewelry and SWFL Health & Hydration providing IV drips. An official ribbon-cutting will also be held that day.

In addition, there will be a number of give-aways and the first 50 guests will receive a swag bag full of goodies. Cool Beans Cruises has also provided a catamaran cruise for two, Riverchase Dermatology has provided beauty bucks as well as free products ad Sherlock Holmes Pest control has provided two gift certificates.

Just Lovelee Boutique is at 1113 S.E. 47th Terrace in South Cape.

Crisp Creperie moves to new location

Crisp Creperie has moved to 2301 Del Prado Blvd., S., Suite #840, right next door to its old location.

The French creperie continues to serve savory and sweet crepes for breakfast and lunch, along with $5 mimosas, beer and wine, and daily specials.

Th Crisp Creperie is open Wednesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For additional information, call 239-424-8405.

Schwigk named branch manager for Townsend Title Insurance Agency

Townsend Title Insurance Agency has announced that Jesse Schwigk has been appointed as branch manager of the Cape Coral location.

Schwigk began working for Townsend Title in 2011 as a processor while attending North Fort Myers High School. Once she graduated in 2012, she left to pursue her bachelor’s degree at Florida State University. She graduated FSU with her bachelor’s in science degree in 2016 and then came back to Townsend Title as a closing officer.

Townsend Title is at 4049 Del Prado Blvd., S., Cape Coral. for additional information, call 239-549-8696.

Elite DNA Behavioral Health launches statewide toy drive for Toys for Tots

Elite DNA Behavioral Health, a local comprehensive behavioral and mental health care provider, is hosting a statewide holiday toy drive to benefit area children through Toys for Tots.

From Monday, Nov. 13, to Friday, Dec. 8, Elite DNA is collecting toys at 31 locations statewide and is calling on the community for support through donations of new and unwrapped toys.

Toys for Tots is a national initiative through the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve that collects new toys to distribute to less fortunate children at Christmas. Its goal is to bring the joy of the holidays and send a message of hope to America’s less fortunate children.

Elite DNA has practices throughout the state of Florida and is collecting unwrapped toys at its locations in Bradenton, Brandon, Brooksville, Cape Coral, Delray Beach, Fort Myers, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Jupiter, Lakeland, Largo, Lehigh Acres, Maitland, Naples, New Port Richey, North Tampa, Ocoee, Orange Park, Ormond Beach, Oviedo, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, Venice, Wesley Chapel and Weston.

The community is invited to drop off donations at any Elite DNA location between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays from Nov. 13 to Dec. 8.

For more information and to find drop-off locations across the state, visit EliteDNA.com.

Fort Myers Brewing to host Thanksgiving Eve Bash Nov. 22

Fort Myers Brewing Company is kicking off Thanksgiving weekend with its popular Thanksgiving Eve Bash, featuring specialty beer releases, food trucks and live music with extended hours from noon to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22.

On tap for Thanksgiving Eve Bash are several of Fort Myers Brewing’s popular seasonal brews, including Keg Nog, an eggnog-inspired Imperial Stout; 2 Star’s Wish, a traditional Christmas ale spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon, orange and vanilla; Pumpkin Porter, a porter with a touch of allspice, nutmeg and clove; and Cranberry Shandy, a slightly tart cranberry wheat beer blended with lemonade.

The event includes a food truck rally spotlighting Don’t Give Up, Soky’s Kitchen, Vesuvius Wood-Fired Pizza and Wicked Streatery.

Guests can enjoy live and DJ’d music throughout the day with performances from DJ Memphis from 4 to 7 p.m. and Rock Republic from 7 to 10 p.m.

Fort Myers Brewing Company is at 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive, Suite 28, in Fort Myers. For more information, visit FMBrew.com or call 239-313-6576. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, as seats tend to fill up quickly.

The brewery is closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Norman Love Confections offering cooking classes

Norman Love Confections is currently offering cooking classes through the remainder of 2023 for those who are interested in creating exquisite chocolate confections.

The three-hour interactive classes are perfect for individuals or groups who want to become a chocolatier for the night and create decadent treasures of their own, which they will be able to bring home with them.

The offered classes will be from November through December and will focus on different confections:

• Molded Chocolates on Nov. 17: With the guidance of staff, you will be able to make everything from hand coloring to casting liquid chocolate and mixing the custom ganache to fill your hand-crafted candies.

• Hot Chocolate Bombs on Dec. 1 and Dec. 15: Spend your holiday season crafting an adorable foodie-filled hot cocoa bomb with the master chocolatiers of Norman Love Confections.

Each class begins at 6:30 p.m. at 11380 Lindbergh Blvd. in Fort Myers and requires a reservation. The cooking classes cost $95 per person. Class duration varies, depending on the subject matter. Private classes are available upon request.

To reserve a spot, call 239-591-7215.