What's New

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MOVES

-- A1A Beach Properties opened a new office at 521 A1A Beach Blvd.

-- Auction Share Inc. relocated its office to the Koger Building in Midtown Centre at 3986 Boulevard Center Drive, Suite 1.

-- Gateway Community Services Inc. moved its administrative office to 5644 Colcord Ave. to allow an increase in the residential capacity at its Stockton Street location from 46 to 96 beds.

-- LaZ-Boy Furniture Galleries opened a new store at 1680 Southside Blvd.

-- Merrill Lynch of Ponte Vedra Beach is adding 4,000 square feet of office space.

-- Today's Office Staffing opened a new office at 225 Water St., Suite 1425.

HONORS/AWARDS

-- The Jacksonville chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association's 1999-2000 TOBY winners: the NationsBank Tower, the PSS Building, Liberty Office Park, Enterprise Center and the Stein Mart Building.

-- The Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine was admitted to the National Trust Historic Hotels of America.

-- Joan Carver was named Jacksonville University's 2000 woman of the year.

-- Jay Clarke received the Thomas M. Campbell Award for the best paper from the Florida Conference of Historians.

-- Gov. Jeb Bush appointed James Dolan to the board of directors of The Able Trust, a nonprofit foundation serving Floridians with disabilities.

-- Florida Community College's Brain Bowl Team won first place at the 2000 Berry College Invitational Junior College Bowl.

-- Gold & Associates received three national honors at the 21st annual Telly Awards for their commercials "Pop" and "Urban" and "Beautiful World".

-- Ted Hires and Bishop Vaughn McLaughlin received the Jim Moran Institute's Entrepreneurial Award for excellence.

-- Larry Luke graduated from Hart Schaffner & Marx University's retail selling program.

-- Bert Livingston, Roy Fuller Danny Soud, Bobby Raymond and John Walker qualified for National Financial Resources President's Club conference. The following awards were received: Livingston and Fuller, top overall agents; Soud, proprietary sales leader; Raymond, leading agency producer for life sales; and Corey Wiles, leading lives producer.

-- Kenneth H. Loefgren received the designation of registered roof consultant from the Roof Consultants Institute.

-- John Lohman received Landstar Systems' 2000 Regional Safe Truck Driving Champion award.

-- Mary Fisher Design was awarded best of show and a gold award in category by the Graphics Arts Club of Jacksonville for design of a presentation folder for Creative Environs.

-- The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors Inc.'s winners of the 1999 Golden Triangle award: Sid O. Jones, investment sales; Hobart Joost Jr., industrial brokerage; James F. Morgan, land sales; Gary M. Montour, retail brokerage; and Louis W. Nutter, office brokerage.

-- Perdue Office Interiors was honored by BellSouth with the company's supplier employee recognition program award for superior quality service.

-- Rusty Acres Automotive has earned the Gold Seal certified automotive recycler award from the Automotive Recyclers Association.

-- Kenneth Smith Architects received a Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation award for excellence in restoration of the Tybee Island Lighthouse.

-- Southeastern Freight Lines was selected as carrier of the year for Invacare Corp.

-- James Williams was honored by the Southern Region College and University Personnel Association with the quality in human resource practice award.

CONTRACTS

-- Cisco Systems has chosen Florida Community College at Jacksonville's Downtown Campus to be a designated Cisco Academy Training Center, only one of six in the United States.

-- Dixie Contract Carpet Inc. has been awarded contracts to provide floor covering for Sutton Place at Windsor Parke, 8,724 square feet; Afloat Training Group Facility, 27,953 square feet; Gran Central Offices, 12,843 square feet; and Old Dominion, 16,238 square feet. …

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