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Posted: 2012 Dec 14 - 05:00

Florida Hospital DeLand physical therapist earns pelvic certification

Barbara Deering, a physical therapist at Florida Hospital DeLand, has earned a Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy.

The certification program focuses on training physical therapists to treat patients with pelvic floor dysfunction, such as urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence and pelvic pain. The certificate is awarded to physical therapists like Ms. Deering who have completed a defined a comprehensive education, training and testing program.

She has more than 30 years experience in physical therapy and has worked at Florida Hospital DeLand for three years. She provides physical therapy, along with other niche programs, at the hospital's Victoria Medical Park, 151 Victoria Commons Blvd., Suite 107, DeLand.

Business Women's Association to meet

The Four Townes Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will meet Thursday, Dec. 20, at 4Bs Diner in Debary.

Networking begins at 6 p.m. Dinner meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.

This meeting will serve as the annual Christmas party and is open to the public.

Please bring a canned good as a donation to a local charity.

Anyone interested in attending the dinner meeting should call (386) 851-0753 by Dec. 15.

Home medical equipment supplier earns accreditation

On-Call Medical Supplies, a Port Orange-based provider of durable medical equipment for home and institutional use, has been awarded a three-year accreditation by The Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation.

The Healthcare Quality Association is one of a handful of organizations recognized by the federal and state governments to accredit health care providers, making them eligible to serve Medicare and Medicaid patients, receive reimbursements from state programs and be acceptable to most insurance companies.

Agents join office

Realtors Nemesio Gubatan III and Laura Barbot have joined

Weichert, Realtors-Hallmark Properties, 235 North Causeway, New Smyrna Beach.

Both are members of the New Smyrna Beach Board of Realtors. Ms. Barbot is also a member of the Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors.

With more than five years as a resident of the area, Mr. Gubatan will assist homebuyers and sellers in southeast Volusia County. He lives in New Smyrna Beach and is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He earned a bachelor's degree in criminology and law and a master's degree in elementary education. He has professional background in both the restaurant industry and education.

A 15-year resident of the area, Ms. Barbot will work with clients in New Smyrna Beach, Port Orange and Daytona Beach. She lives in Daytona Beach. Having attended college for studies in physical education, commercial art and advertising, she has professional experience in the construction supply industry. She is a CDL licensed driver.

For more information, call (386) 427-2622 or visit weicherthallmark.com.

Sears of New Smyrna Beach named Premier Dealer for Sears Hometown Stores

Susan & Glenn Hooper, local owners of the Sears Hometown Store of New Smyrna Beach, were recently named "2012 Sears Hometown Store Premier Dealer."

The award recognizes stores nationwide that offer the greatest customer service, outstanding store performance and standards, as well as exceptional local community involvement. Only 20 percent of the 1,200 Sears stores nationwide receive this prestigious honor.

The Hoopers also own and operate the Sears Hometown store of St. Augustine Beach.

Agents recognized for outstanding volunteerism

Allstate agency owners John Penny of Holly Hill and Linda Evans of Daytona

Beach received the company's Hands in the Community Award for their commitment to helping others.

With the award came a $1,000 grant on behalf of each agent from The Allstate Foundation for the Boys & Girls Club of Volusia County, where Mr. Penny and Ms. Evans volunteer.

Allstate agents and employees have a proud history of putting their good hands to work in supporting communities, promoting volunteerism and providing financial resources to enable local organizations to help others.

DBIA celebrates 45 years of commercial airline jet service

On Dec. 14, Daytona Beach International Airport will mark 45 years of continuous commercial jet service to Volusia County.

Following a brief dedication ceremony at 7:35 a.m. on Dec. 14, 1967, then Daytona Beach Mayor Owen Eubank and other local officials gave the official sendoff to the first commercial jet airline flight from Daytona Beach Municipal Airport.

Eastern Airlines, which actually had begun Daytona Beach air service in 1930, launched new Boeing 727 Whisperjet service, departing Daytona Beach for Baltimore and New York at 8:05 a.m., arriving at Kennedy International Airport at 10:57 a.m.

Realtor sets sales mark

Ron Wysocarski of Keller-Williams Realty (The Wyse Home Team) in Port Orange recently eclipsed the $10 million goal in Daytona Beach area real estate sales over the past 12 months.

Mr. Wysocarski achieved this goal without depending on bank-owned foreclosure sales or new construction business. Instead, he implemented a new business model, which requires rigorous scheduling, goal setting and accountability.

For more information call (386) 562-2651, or visit thewysehometeam.com.

SW Grill at Sunset Harbor offers waterfront Sunday brunch

SW Grill at Sunset Harbor is now serving Sunday Brunch from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

The culinary team has created an inspired menu featuring made-to-order farm fresh egg omelets, a carving station and a variety of seasonal fresh fruits, Danishes and muffins as well as new versions of some old fashioned favorites, such as Eggs Benedict and waffles with assorted berries and toppings.

SW Grill at Sunset Harbor is at 861 Ballough Road in Daytona Beach.

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center welcomes neonatologist

Neonatologist Winslade Bowen, M.D., has joined the HealthCare Partners medical staff of the hospital's BirthCare Center.

Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Dr. Bowen completed his undergraduate studies and medical school at the University of the West Indies. He then performed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in neonatology at Cornell Medical Center in New York.

Prior to joining Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Bowen spent more than 20 years as a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit physician at Florida Hospital Altamonte, Florida Hospital Orlando and Winter Park Memorial Hospital.

Board certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine, Dr. Bowen is a certified Neonatal Advanced Life Support provider.

Grand opening slated

Steve's Famous Diner will hold a grand opening at 2p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, its newest location, 150 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach.

Realtor completes academy

Weichert, Realtors-Hallmark Properties Sales Manager Ruth Weeks of its Ormond Beach office has graduated from the four-day Weichert Management Academy.

The concentrated program emphasizes recruiting, training and career development; systems installation; and business planning, and includes a tour of the Corporate Campus, where franchise principals actually see the various Weichert divisions at work.

For more information, visit weicherthallmark.com.

Stirling Sotheby's International Realty named exclusive broker for 3,100 acre development site

Stirling Sotheby's International Realty has been named exclusive sales and marketing agent for the 3,100-acre Hunter's Ridge development site off State Road 40, two miles east of Interstate 95 in Ormond Beach.

Roger Soderstrom, founder and owner of the Lake Mary real estate firm, said he will personally head an international campaign to market the property, assisted by Stirling Sotheby's International Commercial Investment Specialists Mark Arnold and John Kurtz.

The Hunter's Ridge mixed-use development of regional impact was approved in 1988 and updated in 2010, Mr. Soderstrom said It allows for 1,885 residential units and more than 600,000 square feet of commercial space.

The first phase of the project with about 910 acres has been developed and all major roadways, utilities, an elementary school and fire station are in place.

"Hunter's Ridge is planned and positioned for immediate development and would be ideal for an active adult mixed-use community with a major core component that could include health, wellness, exercise, educations, shopping and dining," Soderstrom sale.

The property is listed for sale at $15 million.

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