• February 2016 Business Briefs / Member News Part 3

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    February 16, 2016
    Newman-Dailey Real Estate Sales Recognizes Green & Kirkwood
    Newman-Dailey Resort Properties - Diane GreenDiane Green has been named Newman-Dailey Resort Properties Real Estate Division’s Top Producer for 2015. Green was both the top listing agent and top sales agent and is the first female in Newman-Dailey’s Real Estate Sales Division to achieve Top Producer of the Year. Green’s success is directly attributed to her 35 years of experience coupled with her industry certifications, including Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) as well as short sale and REO (bank-owned properties) certification. She also holds Broker’s licenses in both Florida and Georgia. 

    Newman-Dailey Resort Properties - Colin KirkwoodGreen was also named top listing agent for the fourth quarter 2015, and Colin Kirkwood was recognized as the top sales agent. As the top sales agent for the fourth quarter, Kirkwood’s attention to detail and one-on-one attention created many satisfied clients. He knows what it takes to succeed in the toughest of markets. 

    Bolduc Joins Sacred Heart Medical Group
    Sacred Heart - Stephen BolducSacred Heart Medical Group recently welcomed Board-certified pediatrician Stephen Bolduc, M.D., M.S., FAAP, to its regional network of physicians. Bolduc cares for children from birth through age 18 and has medical interests in asthma, special-needs children, and sports medicine. He is an advocate for breast-feeding and pre-natal health. Bolduc has more than 30 years of experience in private pediatric practice and comes to Miramar Beach from Newport News, Va. Most of that time was spent with the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk. In addition he served as an Associate Clinical Professor at the Eastern Virginia Medical School. Throughout his career, Bolduc has served as chairman of pediatrics at Riverside Regional Medical Center and at Mary Immaculate Hospital. He also served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va. 

    Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar Hosts Month of Giving 
    Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar invites the community to enjoy a Month of Giving. For four weeks, beginning Feb. 15, every Monday through Thursday, 20% of proceeds from lunch and dinner will benefit a different local charity. Patrons must mention that week's charity for proceeds to benefit.
    Feb. 15 - 18 - Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation
    Feb. 22 - 25 - Alaqua Animal Refuge
    Feb. 29 - March 3 - Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center
    March 7 - 10 - Sinfonia Gulf Coast 

    Warren Averett Encourages Innovation Through “Think Tank” Competition
    Warren Averett, LLC, encourages innovation as a key to providing exceptional value and focused solutions to its clients. As a way to support entrepreneurship and reward forward-thinking employees, Warren Averett introduced an internal Think Tank competition, and the winners were chosen and announced on Jan. 26. Think Tank is a take-off of the popular NBC television series, Shark Tank. Warren Averett employees were given the opportunity to develop unique and impactful ideas. Their ideas were vetted, and the best ideas were presented to the “sharks.” 

    Supervisor Kevin Wang and Associate Stephen Perkins from Fort Walton Beach won the Most Impactful award, splitting the $10,000 prize. The team created a web-based platform which works in conjunction with several of the Firm’s software systems to provide a better user experience. The platform will make a significant impact by allowing the Firm to use the full potential of these programs and provide a better client experience. 

    Wiebe Offers Botox & Facial Fillers at Smileology at Santa Rosa Beach Dental 
    Dr. Amber Wiebe, a national instructor for the AAFE and one of the top injectors in the area, is now offering Botox and facial fillers at Smileology in Bluewater Bay every Friday. Wiebe is uniquely trained in facial volume loss specifically lower, middle, and upper facial volume loss as well as wrinkles. She also has technique sensitive training in prevention and treatment of neck and facial aging. Wiebe is an instructor with the most cutting edge association, which gathers the newest techniques including the latest and newest revolutionary filler on the market - Voluma by Allergan and Restylane Lyft by Galderma. Appointments can be made by calling Smileology at (850) 267-0777.

    Cook joins World Impact Real Estate
    World Impact Real Estate - Shannon CookShannon Cook is a realtor with World Impact Real Estate. She has more than 15 years of sales and customer service experience. Prior to becoming a realtor, Cook had a 10+ year career working in field of human resources and technical recruiting. She led the recruiting efforts for some of the nation’s leading manufacturing firms, such as Panasonic, General Electric, Eaton, and Harley Davidson, to name a few. You may reach cook at (360) 480-7125.

    Employees Recognized for Milestone Anniversaries for Years of Service
    The Arc of the Emerald Coast, formerly known as Horizons of Okaloosa County, wishes to congratulate and recognize four outstanding dedicated employees for their milestone anniversaries for years of service with the agency. 

    Sheila Brown - Foster Home Operator
    15 Years of Service

    Elizabeth Garcia - Food Coordinator
    15 Years of Service

    Heath Bechtel - Senior Accountant 
    5 Years of Service
    Regina Tarver - Supported Living Tech - Fort Walton Beach
    5 Years of Service
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