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October 19, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Premier Palm Properties welcomes four new agents

Premier Palm Properties has announced the addition of four real estate agents to its team of home-selling professionals.

Kelly O'Connell is a results-driven real estate professional utilizing her background in information technology to connect buyers and sellers.

Sheila O'Connor is a multi-million-dollar sales leader specializing in waterfront properties, with more than 17 years of experience.

Lisa Sivertsen recently left her hometown of Chicago after spending more than 10 years vacationing and falling love with the Cape Coral/Fort Myers area.

Amanda Viriato is focused on creating an extremely strong client-centered experience.

Established in 2017, Premier Palm Properties uses the latest tech tools and Internet marketing strategies to offer both clients and agents the most up-to-date resources. If you are an agent looking for an independent brokerage that emphasizes a team-centric model, contact Frank Ehrhardt directly at 239-896-3437.

Premier Palm Properties is at 1625 S.E. 46th St., #1A, Cape Coral. For additional information, call 239-984-8177.

Real Estate Investment Society awards scholarships

The Real Estate Investment Society has announced the award of the annual Paul Sands Memorial REIS Scholarship to Florida Gulf Coast University students Chezanne McLeod, Randy Lopez and Seth Thompson. The scholarships each provide $2,500 toward tuition and books.

These scholars also receive honorary membership in REIS for one year and may attend meetings on a complimentary basis.

McLeod is a senior majoring in legal studies, minoring in real estate, and looking forward to working in a real estate law firm. She works full-time in a property management firm while attending FGCU.

Lopez is a junior majoring in pre-finance. He is a resident assistant with the housing department at FGCU and intends to be a real estate financial analyst after graduation.

Thompson is a senior, majoring in finance. He currently interns with a commercial real estate brokerage and looks forward to a career as an investment advisor.

Mark Morris, chairman of the REIS scholarship committee, explained that the Paul Sands Memorial REIS Scholarship is an endowed FGCU scholarship program, funded by REIS Scholarship Foundation, a not-for-profit, registered 501(c)3 corporation. Continuing contributions from REIS and the annual Paul Sands Memorial Slaw Dog Invitational Golf Tournament have increased and sustained the fund.

Information on contributing to the REIS scholarship program is available at the REIS web site: or Mark Morris, 239-489-3303, extension 175. Criteria, school contacts, and other information on the program are also available at the REIS web site.

Owen-Ames-Kimball collecting Hurricane Michael relief supplies

In the wake of Hurricane Michael's impact on the Florida Panhandle, Owen-Ames-Kimball Company is collecting hurricane relief supplies to aid in the region's efforts to recover from the storm. Through today, Friday, Oct. 19, O-A-K is collecting donations at its offices in Fort Myers and Naples, and will deliver a semitruck full of relief supplies to the Panama City, Florida area.

Donations are being collected through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at O-A-K's offices, located at 11941 Fairway Lakes Drive in Fort Myers and 5117 Castello Drive, Suite 2, in Naples.

Needed supplies include, but are not limited to, generators, chains aws, gas cans, shovels, flashlights, plywood, batteries, rope, tarps, work gloves, trash bags, tools, 5-gallon buckets, extension cords, duct tape, portable chargers, non-perishable food items, blankets, pillows, towels, personal hygiene items, baby food and formula, dog and cat food, and water.

For questions, a full list of needed supplies, or to discuss possibility of delivering donations outside of the allotted collection hours, please call O-A-K's Lacey Fann at 239-561-4141 or

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company has provided general contracting, design-build and construction management services in Southwest Florida since 1982. O-A-K's Florida operation is an affiliate of its parent company located in Grand Rapids, Mich. The Florida operation has offices in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. Its Lee County office is located at 11941 Fairway Lakes Drive in Fort Myers. Learn more about O-A-K at

Stevens Construction awarded Harney Dental office

Stevens Construction has broken ground on a new 3,033-square-foot dental office for Angela M. Harney, D.M.D., P.A., announced Mark Stevens, president, Stevens Construction.

Scheduled for completion in spring of 2019, the family and cosmetic dental practice will include an expanded treatment room, laboratory, consultation room, staff lounge, offices, reception and lobby. The new office is located at 12630 New Brittany Blvd., in Fort Myers.

The Stevens Construction team includes project manager, Jon Zander, superintendent, Jim Ruby, and project administrator, Rebeccah Hamilton. GMA Architects is the architect of record.

With offices in Fort Myers, Tampa and Orlando, Stevens Construction specializes in providing construction management, general contracting and consulting services to clients and design professionals. Other services include site and design team selection, budgeting, project scheduling, permitting, cost and quality control and warranty service. The company builds healthcare, commercial and hospitality facilities. For information, visit or call 239-936-9006.



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