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August 2013

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Christina Mennen

Profiles, Young Professionals

Christopher Burton Homes Christina Mennen Sales & Marketing Coordinator   Originally from Green Bay, Wis., Christina Mennen grew up in Merritt Island and graduated from Florida State University. Shortly thereafter, she began her career providing executive administrative support to an…

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Scott Sorensen


Sometimes, however, entrepreneurs are borne from necessity or circumstance. Such might describe the beginnings of local businessman Scott Sorensen.

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Contents – September 2013


SpaceCoast Business September 2013 ● VOLUME 8  ● NUMBER 6     FEATURES Scott Sorensen – Entrepreneur of the Year Koru Swimwear Motive Learning Age is Just a Number Grom Social The Engine of Entrepreneurialism   BUSINESS PROFILE Maggie Connelly…

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Space Coast Cancer Center Joins the Moffitt Oncology Network


 Goal is to develop a premier cancer care delivery system Space Coast Cancer Center is partnering withMoffitt Cancer Center to enhance cancer care by joining the newly launched Moffitt Oncology Network. The move aligns Space Coast’s accomplished cancer program, the largest and longest…

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Patrick Air Force Base


The home to the 45th Space Wing, Patrick Air Force Base is a pivotal landmark for the Space Coast. It is named after Major General Mason M. Patrick, the founder of the Army Air Corp. The station supported seaplane patrol…

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Daffodil Gala


Space Coast Cancer Foundation Event Benefits Patients in Need Space Coast Cancer Foundation is hosting its seventh annual Daffodil Gala on Sept 21. This signature event will have an “island-elegance” theme. The evening will boast delectable island cuisine, silent and…

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Q & A with Cindy Wooten


TITLE/COMPANY: President, Twin Rivers Insurance MARRIED: Yes, to Jay Wooten, owner of Visual Dynamics, Inc. CHILDREN: 1 “fur kid” named Mini-Kitty Years in Brevard: 27 How did you get into the insurance field? At 18 years old, I answered an…

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The Fortunate Fall


On a personal level and in global economics, oftentimes what appears to be a setback or a loss, when properly understood, paves the way for the most promising opportunities.  Jeff Piersall and Josh Field, the founders of SCB Marketing, launched…

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How to Build Your Portfolio Income


Bam! Let’s Kick It Up A Notch! We all know, only too well, that the “usual” places we save money (savings accounts, money markets, CDs, etc.) aren’t paying us much, if anything. Interest rates are among the lowest they’ve been…

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Net Investment Income Tax is Here


What It Is & How To Prepare Beginning at the first of this year, a new and additional 3.8 percent net investment income tax (NIIT), also known as the Medicare Contribution Tax, will impact higher-income taxpayers. The regulation was passed…