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May 22, 2013
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Creative Creamery & More

opens in Cape Coral

Creative Creamery & More, which features homemade ice cream and an art gallery displaying the works of local artists, has opened at 229 Del Prado Blvd., North, #11, in Cape Coral.

The shop, owned by Mila Mertens, offers a variety of rich, fresh and natural flavors of ice cream, including sugar/fat free, yogurt, sorbet, seasonal flavors, floats, banana splits, sundaes and smoothies. A special lucuma flavor is also available. Lucuma is a subtropical fruit originally from the valleys in Peru.

The shop/gallery is open Monday through Saturday from 1-8 p.m.

For additional information, call 239-440-5275.

ShurShot Pool Service now part

of Scotland Yard Pest Control

ShurShot Pool Service has become part of Scotland Yard Pest Control.

By adding ShurShot Pool Serivce, Scotland Yard Pest Control, which is located at 2145 NW 21st Ave., in Cape Coral, can now take care of your pest, lawn, irrigation and pool needs.

ShurShot Pool Service has been serving the local community for 20 years and its team of pool technicians will now be providing the same services for Scotland Yard Pest Control.

For additional information, call 239-246-2658 or visit

Wholly Cannoli Cafe opens

Wholly Cannoli Cafe has opened at 4720 S.E. 15th Ave., Suite 120, in Cape Coral.

Th cafe offers healthy wraps, paninis, salads, cappuccino, espresso, specialty coffee drinks, along with cannolis and desserts. It also offers free delivery.

The cafe, which is also the home of the Sons of Sicily Social Club, is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to close.

For additional information, call 239-910-6485.

Fayer elected to LCBA

Fort Myers, FL May 6, 2013 Attorney Kelly L. Fayer is pleased to have been elected to serve on the 2013 Executive Council of the Lee County Bar Association (LCBA). She will serve a five-year term, and will become President of the LCBA in year five. In her first year as Member-at-Large, she will be responsible for new membership development and retention.

Fayer grew up in Southwest Florida and attended FSU, graduating with the honorable distinction of magna cum laude. In 1997, after graduating from Washington and Lee University School of Law and practicing on the east coast, she returned home to Lee County where she has been practicing in the areas of estate planning and family law. Her estate planning services include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, probate and guardianship. Her family law services include divorce, paternity, child support and child custody.

In addition to serving on the LCBA Executive Council, Fayer is the past president of the Estate Planning Council of Lee County and president of the Lee County Association of Women Lawyers. She serves on the board of directors for the Association of Family Law Professionals and Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida.

The law office of Kelly L. Fayer, P.A., providing estate planning and family law services, is at 12601 World Plaza Lane, Suite 2, Building 52, in Fort Myers. For more information, call (239) 415-3434 or email

Williams named executive vice president & CFO of CONRIC PR & Marketing/Publishing

Connie Ramos Williams, CEO of CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing has announced that Rick Williams has been named as the company's executive vice president & CFO. Williams has held several management positions within the company since it was founded in 2007. He will be responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial related activities of the company. He is also responsible for managing employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices. He is a seasoned executive having more than 30 years experience in commercial and retail banking.

CONRIC PR & Marketing and CONRIC Publishing are divisions of Conric Holdings, LLC, a full service agency serving the Southwest Florida business and professional community. The company, Founded by Connie Ramos-Williams in 2007, provides creative writing and design in all areas of marketing, public relations, advertising and publishing. The firm currently serves clients in many different industries including banking, legal, medical, not-for-profit, restaurant, salon & spas, and political campaigns. The firm also publishes a monthly magazine for the Lee County Bar Association, and a quarterly magazine for Bishop Verot High School. For more information on CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing, please call (239) 690-9840 or

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly company

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A., has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold-level Fit-Friendly company. To be considered for the designation, worksites must fulfill criteria such as offering employees physical activity support, provide options for healthy eating at work, and promote a wellness culture.

Worksite wellness programs are a proven strategy to prevent the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease, according to a policy statement in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association. Wellness programs help increase worker productivity, reduce absenteeism, lower turnover rates and reduce health care costs.

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A., provides a full complement of legal services to clients in its Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Lehigh Acres and Port Charlotte offices. Areas of practice include personal injury and accidents, wrongful death, wills and estates, real estate, insurance, guardianships and family law, social security disability, commercial and construction law, criminal law, bankruptcy and BP claims. For more information, visit, call **LAW (529) on a mobile phone, or 239-334-1146.

Greenfield Advertising Group

celebrates 25 years

Greenfield Advertising Group, an advertising, media and marketing firm based in Fort Myers, celebrates its 25th year in business during the month of June.

The company, which relocated to Southwest Florida from Tampa in 1994, was originally founded in 1988 by Jerold Greenfield. The firm currently manages media accounts in Florida, Alabama, Georgia and the Midwest. During the past quarter century, the firm has worked with local, regional, national, and international clients such as E3 Spark Plugs, Discount Auto Parts, Crispers Restaurants, Melting Pot Restaurants, Tabacalera Hondurea, Cigarerria Morazn in El Salvador, Park Royal Hospital, Applebee's Restaurants, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram, and Kia automotive brands, , plus multi-outlet furniture retail, high-tech, medical, real estate, legal and medical practices, and multiple clinical research companies.

Today, Debi Greenfield serves as president of the company and applies her 25 years of extensive electronic media experience to coordinating new business development and media management.

Whitaker hired as communication ally by Pushing the Envelope

Pushing the Envelope, Inc. has hired Tiffany Whitaker as a communication ally. She will serve as a client liaison, responsible for various efforts including public relations and social media management.

A lifelong resident of Lee County, Whitaker holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Hodges University. She is also a member of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) and serving on the FPRA Community Relations Committee.

Some of her core skills, which will aid her in her position, include strategic planning and programming, brand messaging and marketing, campaign execution, and project management.

Opened in 2006, Pushing the Envelope, Inc. is an award winning marketing communications firm based in Fort Myers. The firm services clients both regionally and nationally.

For more information, please call (239) 221-2858, visit or email

Red's donates food to hunger

awareness event at Challenger Middle

In partnership with CBI Foods Inc., Red's Fresh Seafood House & Tavern recently donated food to more than 200 attendants at Challenger Middle School's Hunger Banquet on Tuesday, April 30.

Inspired by the Act Fast campaign of Oxfam America,

Challenger Middle School teachers Kathleen Donelan and Jessica Turner with their students from the Caspian gifted program created the event to highlight the issue of hunger in the world and our community. The event involved the interaction of its more than 200 guests as each of them represented a certain population of the world. Fifteen percent of the guests ate a full meal, and 25 percent ate a medium-sized meal, while and the remaining number of guests was only allowed rice and water.

The banquet also raised more than $1,000 for four different local organizations, including the Cape Coral Caring Center, Community Cooperative Ministries Inc., Harry Chapin Food Bank and Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida Inc.

Oxfam America is a global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger and injustice. The organization saves lives, develops long-term solutions to poverty and campaigns for social change. As one of 17 members of the international Oxfam confederation, Oxfam America works with people in more than 90 countries to create lasting solutions.

Located at 10880 Stringfellow Road on Pine Island, just minutes from Cape Coral, Red's is open for dinner seven days a week: Sunday through Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 4 to 10 p.m. An extensive wine menu and full bar are also available. Reservations are not accepted.

For more information, call 239-283-4412 or visit



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