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Business news - Beaches
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Posted: 2013 Feb 01 - 06:20

VPs visit local Realtor

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates senior vice president Bill Scott and Weichert lead network vice president Bill Spadea visited the Weichert Realtors - Hallmark Properties in Palm Bay recently.

Mr. Scott and Mr. Spadea visited the office to deliver "The Career Development Summit" to agents from Palm Bay and Melbourne.

They travel to Weichert-affiliated offices throughout the country to bring the program in-person to agents.

The traveling presentations are designed to bolster agent performance by offering information on "how to harness the power of the Weichert tools and getting the appointment in two minutes or less."

The Weichert Palm Bay agency opened in July as one of two locations in Brevard County.

Weichert Realtors - Hallmark Properties is located at 5201 Babcock St., Suite 2, Palm Bay.

For more information, call (321) 821-4310 or visit www.weicherthallmark.com.

New and renewed Chamber partners

The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced its most recent new and renewed Chamber partners.

They are: Florida State Senator Andy Gardiner, Discovery Map, Franklin Special Event Productions, Sun Site Range, March of Dimes, SThorpe.com, Valiant Air Command and Variety Florida the Children Charity.

For more information about joining the Chamber of Commerce, call (321) 459-2200.

Top producers announced

Barbara C. Wall and Nancy R. Taylor, broker/owners of Prudential Sterling Properties would like to congratulate the top producers for December: top listing and sales associate Rae McCabe and top sales associates Beth Patterson. Congratulations for all your success!

Prudential Sterling, founded in 1982, services all of Brevard and Indian River Counties.

Offices are located in both Indian Harbour Beach and Vero Beach.

For more information, call (321) 768-7600.

Governor appoints three to State commission


Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently announced the appointments of Jennifer H. Hobbs, James M. Kuzma and Eugene "Ken" Wolfe to the State Emergency Response Commission.

Ms. Hobbs, 48, of Orlando, is an environmental engineer with InoMedic Health Applications L.L.C.

She succeeds George Danz for a term that began Jan. 9.

Mr. Kuzma, 51, of Cocoa Beach, is the chief operating officer of Space Florida.

He fills a vacant seat for a term that began Jan. 9.

Mr. Wolfe, 55, of Fort Walton Beach, is the emergency management coordinator for Okaloosa County.

He fills a vacant seat for a term that began Jan. 9.

Health studio and yoga joining forces

Beachside Health Studio has announced the grand opening of "Sun Yoga at Beachside Health Studio."

This is a second location to the existing Sun Yoga in Indian Harbour Beach.

Clients will now be able to enjoy a plethora of health and wellness classes at either Beachside Health Studio in Indialantic or Sun Yoga in Indian Harbour Beach.

Each location will offer mat pilates, Qi Gong, Tai Chi and a variety of yoga classes, including Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga, Purna, Kripalu Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Beginners Vinyasa Flow, Yin Yoga, Mommy & Me Yoga and Prenatal Yoga.

Pre-paid memberships will be valid at either studio location for no additional charge.

Each location will continue offering all regularly scheduled classes, in addition to a brand new line up.

Visit www.beachsidehealthstudio.com or contact Karen Shelley at (321) 725-2267 or email healthstudio@beachsidetherapy.com.

Association has new leadership

The Space Coast Association has installed new leadership for its 1,400-member association.

Realtor Jesse Parrish III of Pruitt Real Estate was installed as the association's 2013 president.

Also installed were:  president-elect Mitch Ribak; secretary Melissa Goldman, treasurer Lynn Jones and the following directors:  Lisa Durgin, Bill Thomas, Dan Barber, Lynnette Hendricks, Steve Romano, Kaz Cisowski and Bill Kehoe.

The Space Coast Association of Realtors is a professional trade association representing more than 1,400 Realtors and businesses.

New and renewed Chamber partners

The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes its new and renewed Chamber members.

They are: Backwoods Steakhouse, Saigon Restaurant, Phab u'Lous Inc., Lia Sophia Jewelry, Hewett Services, Capital Choice Financial - Anthony Salorio, HTS Computers Inc., Courtyard by Marriott, Sierra Lobo Inc., Rodan & Fields - Donna Hamilton, University of Central Florida, Truly Nolen, iPay Payroll Solutions LLC, Clear Channel, Linda Dale & Company P.A., The Title Station Inc., Crosswinds Youth Services Inc. and Studio 7.

To join the Chamber, call (321) 459-2222.

New port authority board members announced

Cocoa Beach resident Tom Weinberg will serve as chairman of the Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners for 2013.

The former chief of staff for former Florida Sen. Mel Martinez was elected unanimously to the position during the first meeting of the year for the board.

Also elected were Titusville attorney Jerry Allender as vice chairman and Cocoa citrus grower Frank Sullivan as secretary/treasurer.

Titusville attorney John H. Evans begins his first term on the board.

Also serving will be Merritt Island auto dealership owner Bruce Deardoff, the immediate past chairman of the board.

For more information, visit www.portcanaveral.com.

Commodity trading advisor attains ranking

Shared Enlightenment Inc., a commodity trading advisor based in Melbourne, has entered the global CTA-managed futures indices and its CopulaMax NetCreditOps I program and has ranked in first place among all tracked CTA options traders worldwide by 12-month rate of return in 2012, according to the managed futures rankings at AutumnGold.com.

The program accomplished a 47.80 percent rate of return after all fees during 2012, according to the CTA.

An 86-page disclosure document specifying the CTA's background, strategies, trade & risk management methodolgies, performance results, risk disclosures and instructions for establishing speculative and retirement commodities investment accounts is available from the firm.

The CTA, registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and National Futures Association, is providing insightful and enlightening consultations free-of-charge to prospective investors.

Steven T. Slatem, resident of Brevard County since 2005, holds a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, is qualified via the Series 3 National Commodity Futures Exam, has lived and worked more than 15 years overseas and is the founder of several world-class entrepreneurial ventures.

Shared Enlightenment Inc. can be reached at info@sharedenlightenment.com and (850) 388-8737 or (321) 216-6676.

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