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Viera: Expanding Its Horizon

Business, Profiles, Real Estate

Preserving the Past, Reaching for the Future Residents of Central Viera know the drill.  Invariably, as they are walking their dogs or jogging or taking their children to the park on a weekend morning, people in a vehicle with out-of-town…

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Catching and Imparting the Dream

Business, Profiles

College Students Embrace Small Business Opportunity It appears that entrepreneurship is beginning to flourish at Brevard Community College as students are seizing the opportunities to explore and experience being their own boss. Background In 2000, Bernie Simpkins, local philanthropist and…

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Helping Make the Miracle

Business, Profiles

Dr. Mark McTammany, OB-GYN Mark McTammany wasn’t going to be an obstetrician-gynecologist. “My father was an OB-GYN and I promised myself that I would never do it.  Then, when I was doing my (specialty) rotations in medical school, I discovered…

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Entrepreneurs: Finding Success in Turbulent Times

Business, Profiles

Jim Barfield (56), Merritt Island President/CEO of Luke & Associates, Inc. (est. 2004) With a diverse range of capabilities, Luke & Associates (Luke) provides services for the U.S. Government and commercial entities. These services include: Direct care medical and clinical…