Nocera-Newland wins 'Best in Show' at FPPA Convention
Cherilyn Nocera-Newland, professional photographer and owner of Nocera Photographic, won the prestigious "Best in Show" award in the portraits category at the 2013 Florida Professional Photographers Association (FPPA) Convention for her photograph, "Redneck Yacht Club." The convention was held in Orlando.
The family portrait also won first place in the environmental portraits category, while her photograph, "Great Sand Dunes, Colorado" won first place in the abstract category.
Cherilyn Nocera-Newland, owner and operator of Nocera Photographic in Cape Coral, has been a professional photographer for over two decades.
Nocera Photographic is a full service, in-house photographic studio specializing in family portraits, children and infant portraits, high school senior portraits, maternity photographs, and painted portraits. The studio offers consultations, session viewing, custom framing, custom invitations and announcements, and full retouching/manipulation capabilities.
The studio and gallery is a converted model home, located at 419 Santa Barbara Blvd. For more information, visit www.noceraphotographic.com.
Bauer joins sales team at Scotland Yard Pest Control
Scotland Yard Pest Control Irrigation and Pool service has welcomed Jeffrey Bauer to its sales team. Originally from Wisconsin, Bauer has been in Lee County since 1985 working in the construction industry.
He will be primarily responsible for commercial and residential accounts, including pest control, irrigation installation and maintenance as well as lawn maintenance.
He can be contacted at 574-WEED or www.scotlandyardpest.com
Germerican German American Bakery & Coffee Club opens
The Germerican German American Bakery and Coffee Club has opened at 1232 Cape Coral Parkway, E., in Cape Coral.
Opened by three German friends living in the Cape who missed the bakery treats from their homeland, the club offers German and European specials - premium bakery products, bread, baguettes, bread rolls, pretzels, croissants, pastries, cakes, German waffles, crepes, salads, sandwiches and wraps, along with coffee, espresso, cappuccino, smoothies and more.
It also features breakfast and lunch.
Hours at Germerican are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m., Saturday.
For additional information, call 239-257-3094 or visit www.bakery-club.com
Passenger traffic increases at RSW in January
During January, 778,163 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 3 percent compared to January 2013.
The traffic leader in January was Delta with 167,165 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Southwest (130,659), JetBlue (83,484), Spirit Airlines (75,525) and US Airways (73,344).
Southwest Florida International Airport had 7,857 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), a decrease of 5.9 percent compared to January 2013. Page Field saw 8,088 movements, a 2.2 percent increase from January 2013. In addition, more than 2.8 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in January 2013, a decrease of 4.8 percent compared to January 2013.
Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 7.6 million passengers in 2013 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 www.flylcpa.com or Like Us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/flyRSW.
Myers, Brettholtz & Company PA celebrates 35th anniversary
Myers, Brettholtz & Company, PA, Certified Public Accountants, has announced it is celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2014.
Myers, Brettholtz & Company is the outgrowth of a regional CPA firm first established in Miami in 1953. Since opening its Fort Myers office in 1979, the firm has served clients across the nation by performing bookkeeping, accounting and auditing, tax preparation and consulting.
Myers, Brettholtz has 24 staff members and provides accounting and bookkeeping services for timeshares, nonprofit organizations, condominium and homeowner associations, medical practices, educational facilities, as well as individuals and businesses.
For more information about Myers, Brettholtz & Company, PA, please visit www.mbcopa.com or call 239-939-5775.
Collier joins FSBDC
Florida Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University has announced the addition of the professional services of Elvis Collier. His focus will be to assist business entrepreneurs strengthen and expand their existing businesses in Lehigh Acres and Fort Myers.
Collier has over 20 years of business operational experience and is dedicated to training and achieving goal-oriented results. He is currently director and owner of Emergency Management Restoration Inc. in Fort Myers.
For more information about Collier and his services, contact the FSBDC office at (239) 745-3700.