Bill Barker of One Stop Employer Connection was named 2004 Person of the Year on Tuesday during the annual Industry Appreciation Week luncheon. Champs Software was named outstanding small business of 2004, while Technology Conservation Group took honors as outstanding employer/corporate citizen.
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ERA Suncoast Realty has announced that the newest Million Dollar Producer for 2004 is Annemarie Hooper. Theresa Griffin and the Sloan Team have reached $5-million and Harry Eck has reached $6-million. The top listing associate for August is the Sloan Team; top selling associate is Griffin.
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Financial adviser Chuck Morgan was one of more than 2,000 Raymond James Financial Services Inc. financial advisers, sponsors, associates and guests to recently attend the five-day 2004 National Conference for Professional Development in Salt Lake City. Morgan attended workshops and lectures on a variety of investment and financial subjects such as retirement and estate planning, tax-free investing, asset allocation, mutual funds, equity research, asset management, insurance and an economic and interest rate outlook for 2004. The keynote speaker was Olympic gold medalist Peter Vidmar.
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Gulf Coast Ford has added Ron Guido as an additional sales manager. Guido has more than 20 years experience in the automotive management field, 10 of them with Ford.
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The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants has announced that Crystal River CPA Phillip W. Price has been appointed to the "2004/2005 FSU Accounting Conference Committee" and the "2004/2005 Health Care Industry Committee" for the eighth consecutive year. These committees are responsible for disseminating information to the membership relating to tax and accounting issues for business and health care organizations.
The office of Susan C. Reeder, Ph.D., licensed psychologist, has moved to 480 Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness. Call 344-2320 or fax to 344-4849.
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Habitat for Humanity has an "Everything for the Home Store" at 3685 E Forest Drive, just west of Inverness. All profit from the store's sales help underwrite Habitat's efforts to provide affordable housing for low income families in the county. Contractors with excess building supplies or materials removed in a remodeling project are encouraged to donate those items. Volunteers are needed in numerous capacities. To donate good quality items other than clothes or to inquire about volunteering, call 341-1800.
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