Hallmark/Tassone, 4890 W Kennedy Blvd., Suite 920, Tampa, has merged with HMS Partners, an Ohio advertising agency. The combined agency will be named HMS Hallmark.
Harvard Jolly Clees Toppe Architects, 2714 Dr. M.L. King (Ninth) St. N, St. Petersburg, has received an award of excellence from the Downtown Orlando Partnership for its renovation of the children's department of the city of Orlando's main library. The firm also announced the following contract: University of Central Florida, design Multilingual Multicultural Center, 16,285 square feet.
Wedding, Stephenson & Ibarguen Architects Inc., 300 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, has announced the following contract: Pinellas Affordable Living Inc., design Dome District Apartments in St. Petersburg, 18 one-bedroom units at 1029 Burlington Ave. N.
AOC and Olsten Financial Staffing have combined and will operate an office at 4890 W Kennedy Blvd., Urban Center II, Suite 810, Tampa. The firm offers financial staffing and recruiting services.
Global Imaging Systems Inc., 13902 W Dale Mabry Highway, Suite 300, Tampa, has acquired Norcross Office Equipment Inc. and Konica Business Technologies.
TOUPS Technology Licensing Inc., 7887 Bryan Dairy Road, Suite 105, Largo, has acquired SAC-1 and Octofoil, and changed its name to EarthFirst Technologies Inc.
WebTank Inc., 109 N Brush St., Suite 100, Tampa, has announced the following contract: DataMentors Inc., redesign Web site and develop corporate identification campaign.
Harvard Jolly Clees Toppe Architects has contracts to do interior design and space planning services for Park Place of St. Augustine and Arbor Oaks of Greenacres. An item May 1 did not specify the firm's involvement in the projects.