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November 29, 2013
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Hall joins irrigation department

at Scotland Yard Pest Control/Irrigation and Pool Service

Scotland Yard Pest Control/Irrigation and Pool Service has hired Overton (Boots) Hall for its irrigation department. Originally from St. Louis, Mo., Hall has been in Florida for eight years doing irrigation work. He has over 30 years of irrigation and landscaping experience.

To contact him, call 239-574-WEED, or visit

Skyline Barber Shop opens

Skyline Barber Shop has opened at 3812 Skyline Blvd., Unit A, just north of the Neighborhood Walmart Market, in Cape Coral.

The shop offers traditional barber services including taper cuts, flat tops, fades, scissor cuts and neck shaves. Men, women and children are welcome. No appointments; walk-ins only. The shop also offers free Wi-Fi.

The owners and operators of the shop -- Jim, Lana and Wendy -- are formerly of Off the Top Barber Shop.

Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 2 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday.

For information, call 239-541-4110.

Southwest Florida International Airport notes passenger count

During October, 478,376 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, a decrease of 1.3 percent compared to October 2012. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 4.2 percent from the same period last year.

The traffic leader in October was Delta with 105,429 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were AirTran (84,643), US Airways (60,706), JetBlue (53,607) and United (42,731).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 5,365 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), an increase of 3 percent compared to October 2012. Page Field saw 6,635 movements, an 8.5 percent increase from October 2012. In addition, 2.6 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in October 2013, a decrease of 3 percent compared to October 2012.

Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 7.3 million passengers in 2012 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. No ad valorem (property) taxes are used for airport operation or construction. For more information, log onto or Like Us on Facebook at

West Cape Family Dental

conducting toy drive

West Cape Family Dental is holding a toy drive to benefit Toys for Tots Until Friday, Dec. 13. Those wishing to contribute are asked to please bring a new unopened toy for donation to the center at 106 Hancock Bridge Parkway, Suite A01, in Cape Coral.

West Cape Family Dental is also collecting non-perishable food items. For giving to others West Cape Family Dental will provide a discount of 10 percent off dental services done.

For additional information, call 239-573-1273 or visit

Agnew sworn in as president

of Lee County Bar Association

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., has announced that attorney John Agnew was sworn in as president of the Lee County Bar Association at the annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 22, by the Honorable Judge John Carlin.

Agnew is an attorney in Henderson Franklin's Commercial Litigation division. He represents clients in a wide range business and employment disputes and litigation. He was recognized by Florida Super Lawyers magazine as a "Rising Star" in the field of business litigation from 2009-2012 and a Super Lawyer in business litigation in 2013. Agnew is also AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Prior to becoming an attorney, he served in the United States Army as an airborne ranger and in other infantry units.

He can be reached at 239-344-1364 or via email at

Henderson Franklin has 55 attorneys practicing in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning and administration, family law, land use and environmental law, commercial and civil litigation, eminent domain, workers' compensation, employment law and real estate.

For more information on the Lee County Bar Association, visit



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