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Cape Coral business owners receive “Good Samaritan” award for Thanksgiving Dinner

On Thanksgiving Day 2010, Allshouse and Cardoos closed their restaurant to the public and opened it to those in need of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. The event, labeled, “A Spirit of Giving”, was a resounding success. Over 100 people turned out to dine on traditional home cooked Thanksgiving favorites as; roasted turkey, Honey Baked ham, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, stuffing, corn, sweet potatoes, fresh baked rolls and of course pumpkin pie. The event also drew support from those in the community with over 120 people showing up to volunteer.

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Cape Coral Construction Industry holds round table to discuss future of local construction

With construction playing such a significant role in not only the national economy, but the local economy as well, Thursday night’s event was an opportunity for those in the construction industry to provide an insight as to where the industry is headed in this economy.

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Dixie Roadhouse employs unique approach in hiring staff

For years, owners, David Townsend and Lynn Pippenger have been opening bars and nightclubs around the United States including Texas and Chicago. For their new Cape Coral nightclub, the duo has brought some of their dedicated staff and consultants with them such as General Manager and Lynn’s “right hand”, Katie, and consultant Dale Malone. The rest of the staff will be local residents handpicked from a three- part process that was unique, creative, and entertaining, to say the least.

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Could a convention center be coming to Cape Coral?

You may remember during an interview with in late July, Councilman Chris Chulakes-Leetz spoke of working with a group of citizens to present a proposal to construct a convention center in Cape Coral. Last week the group unveiled its plan to a group of citizens and business leaders at City Hall.

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Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names 2011-2012 Board of Directors

These individuals will provide leadership and support for local Junior Achievement programs, fulfilling its mission to educate young people in Southwest Florida about business, economics and free enterprise.


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