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2014-09-08 08:37:07

Mark Lipford brings expertise in financial performance and superior customer service to fiber-based broadband provider's Southwest and Central Florida territory. ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Broadband, Inc., a provider of phone, Internet and cable TV services for residential and commercial customers, has named 33-year telecommunications industry veteran Mark Lipford its Chief Operating Officer. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143515...

2014-07-24 16:26:30

Brian G. Childs of Naples, FL has been honored with a recognition by Gulfshore Life Health in its selection of "Top Southwest Florida Dentists." NAPLES, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the May, 2014 issue of Gulfshore Life Health published by Gulfshore Media, Inc.. Brian G. Childs was selected for the following honor: "Top Southwest Florida Dentists" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130087 Brian G. Childs...

2014-06-27 23:02:57

The Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina recently partnered with the founders of the first annual Float for Life event in an attempt to raise awareness of the clean waters movement that resulted from the Lake Okeechobee releases. Fort Myers Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina recently partnered with the founders of the first annual Float for Life event in an attempt to raise awareness of the clean waters movement that resulted from the Lake Okeechobee...

2014-06-26 23:16:26

Twenty years ago in July of 1994, SWFL Ophthalmologist Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS, started his practice, Frantz EyeCare. Fort Myers, Fl (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Twenty years ago this July, Southwest Florida ophthalmologist Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS, started his practice, then called Florida Eye Health, in a medical office building at Lee Memorial Hospital. He moved to his current location at 12731 New Brittany Blvd. in 1996. He now heads a multi-physician, multi-office practice that...

2014-04-15 23:06:18

Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm with four offices in Florida, has been awarded Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts by two of Florida’s water management districts: the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm with four offices in Florida, has been awarded Indefinite...

2014-04-07 08:31:50

ORLANDO, Fla., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Technical Holdings, LLC, dba Southern Technical College ("Southern Tech"), has completed the acquisition of Southwest Florida College ("SWFC" or the "Company") from Sextant Education Corporation. Southern Tech's acquisition of SWFC is the second follow-on acquisition since an affiliate of The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C., a New York-based private equity firm, acquired Southern Tech in October 2012. Terms of the transaction were...

2014-01-29 23:29:01

Leading eye care and ophthalmic facility, Frantz EyeCare, offers new line of skincare health products to highlight the importance of preventative skin protection. Fort Myers, Fl (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Frantz EyeCare, a Southwest Florida eye care expert, now offers a new line of skincare products called Zo Skin Health. The facility has begun carrying the skincare products, developed by Dr. Zein Obagi of Obagi Skin Health Institute in Beverly Hills, CA, to highlight the importance of...

2014-01-13 23:23:37

Visit the Ostego Bay Marine Science Center on Fort Myers Beach Fort Myers Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 San Carlos Island, Florida where there’s more to the Fort Myers Beach area beyond beautiful water, sugary sweet beaches and amazing sunsets. There is a hidden gem…The Ostego Bay Foundation, Inc. Marine Science Center! Located on San Carlos Island, with all of its hidden treasures, The Ostego Bay Marine Science Center is fast becoming a top attraction to visitors to Fort Myers...

2013-12-20 23:27:06

101 Mobility Sarasota owner Chuck Vollmer is set on making a difference in Southwest Florida. Vollmer’s one-stop-shop aims to provide mobility solutions for a large and underserved demographic in Sarasota. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 With a background in trust administration and entrepreneurship, in addition to a pre-existing relationship with national mobility equipment manufacturer Harmar, Chuck Vollmer felt compelled to bring 101 Mobility to his community. In Sarasota...

2013-12-19 23:02:04

101 Mobility Sarasota owner Chuck Vollmer is set on making a difference in Southwest Florida. Vollmer’s one-stop-shop aims to provide mobility solutions for a large and underserved demographic in Sarasota. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 With a background in trust administration and entrepreneurship, in addition to a pre-existing relationship with national mobility equipment manufacturer Harmar, Chuck Vollmer felt compelled to bring 101 Mobility to his community. In Sarasota...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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