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May 2014

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Business Seen – June 2014


SCB Marketing’s 8th Anniversary Celebration RUSH Construction’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Ovarian Cancer Alliance Teal Magnolia Luncheon Click here to check out our Facebook photo galleries of these and other exciting local business events.  

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The Power of Partnerships

Business, Development

Collaboration and Leadership Transforming Downtown through World-Class Cultural and Sporting Amenities “The innovative cities of the coming age will develop a creative union of technology, arts and civics.” —Sir Peter Hall It could be described as a “cast of thousands,” but…

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Bass Pro Shop & Stick Marsh


Palm Bay’s New National Destination It was an inauspicious beginning, but small beginnings are what American entrepreneurialism is all about. John L. Morris, owner of the privately held Bass Pro Shops estimated to be worth $4 billion and employing over…

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Sports Medicine


Maximizing Function and Minimizing Injuries Whatever sport is your favorite, staying healthy and on top of your game takes time and dedication, and the unfortunate truth is injuries are a common part of almost every sport. Even if you’re not…

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Protecting Teams at the Top


Sports Just One Specialty of Insurance Office of America (IOA) While we watch our favorite teams on television or attend professional sporting events, we often don’t realize the business that’s exchanged or the risk that occurs behind the scenes. Who…

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The Golf Channel


Fulfilling Palmer’s Vision By Carl Kotala In a country full of ravenous sports fans, it was the first of its kind. In fact, it is so well respected in its community that the street where its headquarters are located now…

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Fit for the Pros


Disney World and Cocoa Expo Draw the Amateur Athletes By Patrick Peterson A new kind of tourist has been rolling into town, and they wear special shoes. They still come in the family van, but it’s loaded with gloves, bats, soccer…

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College Athletics Connecting & Reconnecting


Students, Alumni & Community Strengthen Allegiances to FIT & UCF By Carl Kotala The football program at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) will begin its second season in the fall, but the impact it has already shown both on campus…

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Flavio Augusto da Silva


TITLE: Owner and chairman COMPANY: Orlando City Soccer Club YEARS IN ORLANDO: 3 YEARS AT COMPANY: 1   DESCRIPTION: Flávio Augusto da Silva (above, right) could be described as the consummate entrepreneur. With a $10,000 loan, at age 21, he founded a school called…

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Melbourne Terrace


EXECUTIVE: Jason Canlas, chief administrator FOUNDED: 2007 LOCATION: Melbourne WEBSITE:   DESCRIPTION: As a skilled nursing facility, Melbourne Terrace Rehabilitation Center couples a resort-style atmosphere with healing and recovery. The facility challenges the status quo with a question: How many times have you…