Business

Grocer Offers Cookie Decorating for Kids/Special fuelperks Promo

Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., offers customers the convenience of shopping at one location for everything needed to celebrate Mother’s Day, having fun and saving money in the process. From noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, kids can decorate a 12-inch cookie with a Mother’s Day message and get a Mylar Mother’s Day balloon for $9.99. The grocer also has a number of special gift bundles combining flowers, bakery items, chocolates and greeting cards.

St. Luke’s Hospital Awarded Center of Excellence Designation

St. Luke’s Hospital Awarded Center of Excellence Designation
St. Luke’s Hospital has been designated a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The Surgical Review Corporation, an independent, nonprofit organization that advances the safety, efficacy and efficiency of bariatric and metabolic surgery, has recognized St. Luke’s with the designation along with Dr. Steven Webb and Dr. John DePeri, both weight loss surgeons who practice at St. Luke’s Hospital.

The Center of Excellence designation is earned after the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery completes an intense review of the hospital’s bariatric program to ensure the highest quality patient care is being delivered.

“We are proud of the entire surgical team at St. Luke’s Hospital for their diligence to earn this prestigious Center of Excellence designation.

Brunet-García Decorated at Regional ADDY Awards

Brunet-García Advertising's creative team was honored at the 2011 American Advertising Federation’s 4th District ADDY Awards with two Best of Category awards, three Gold ADDYs and 15 Silver ADDYs at the event held recently in Miami.  The competition, which honors excellence in advertising, is the second step of a three-step journey, taking winning entries from the local level to the national level.

Brunet-García was the only local agency and one of only three agencies in the district to win two Best of Category awards, joining Disney’s Yellow Shoes Creative Group and SapientNitro. Brunet-García's Players by the Sea Poster Series won Best of Advertising for the Arts and Sciences and the agency’s Block x Block Illustrations won Best of Elements of Advertising.

Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program Seminar

In February  2011, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the WOSB Federal Contract Program which will provide greater access to federal contracting opportunities for women-owned small businesses (WOSBs) and economically-disadvantaged women-owned small businesses (EDWOSBs). The Program allows contracting officers, for the first time, to set aside specific contracts for certified WOSBs and EDWOSBs and will help federal agencies achieve the existing statutory goal of five percent of federal contracting dollars being awarded to WOSBs.

Xeye Incorporated Recieves HUBZone Certification

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded Xeye Incorporated the certification as a “qualified HUBZone small business concern” (SBC).   The HUBZone program was developed by the SBA in 1997, to provide federal contracting assistance for qualified small businesses located in areas defined through the census as Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones), and its primary mission of providing opportunity to distressed communities.  Both employee residency ratios and location of the company’s principal office are taken into account for this certification.

City Offices and Facilities Closed for Memorial Day

Most city government offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

Classes at Whole Foods Market

Time and space is running out for the following classes at Whole Foods Market this Friday, Apr 22nd. Go online and register for them today!