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VISTAKON Honors Fallen Soldiers with Memorial Day Ceremony

VISTAKON Honors Fallen Soldiers with Memorial Day Ceremony

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care will kick-off Memorial Day weekend on Friday, May 27 with a flag-raising memorial service to honor fallen soldiers.

Halifax Health and Brooks Rehabilitation Move Forward with New Rehabilitation Unit

Halifax Health and Brooks Rehabilitation Move Forward with New Rehabilitation Unit

Halifax Health announced today that it will now proceed with establishing a new inpatient rehabilitation unit consisting of up to 40 beds at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach. After the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Certificate of Need Office originally denied Halifax Health’s application, Halifax Health filed a challenge of the denial and all parties have reached a settlement that will enable Halifax Health to move forward with the new unit, anticipated to open in the fall of 2013.

 “We were committed to bringing an inpatient rehabilitation unit to residents in this community.  We are pleased that we were able to address all areas of concern in the state agency action report and are looking forward to beginning the planning and development to provide this much needed level of care,” said Jeff Feasel, Halifax Health President & CEO.

Paul Mitchell the School-Jacksonville Raises $31,000 for Charity

“Once again, it looks like no one told our future professionals about the bad economy, because they raised $1.7 million for charity in our three-month ‘FUNraising’ campaign,” said Paul Mitchell Schools Dean and Cofounder Winn Claybaugh. Paul Mitchell the School-Jacksonville Future Professionals did their part by raising $31,000. The results were announced at the schools’ annual Magic of Memories Dinner on May 1 at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, CA. Now in its eighth year, the annual campaign topped last year’s high, bringing the grand total to over $6 million.

Grocer Offers Cookie Decorating for Kids/Special fuelperks Promo

Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., offers customers the convenience of shopping at one location for everything needed to celebrate Mother’s Day, having fun and saving money in the process. From noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, kids can decorate a 12-inch cookie with a Mother’s Day message and get a Mylar Mother’s Day balloon for $9.99. The grocer also has a number of special gift bundles combining flowers, bakery items, chocolates and greeting cards.

St. Luke’s Hospital Awarded Center of Excellence Designation

St. Luke’s Hospital Awarded Center of Excellence Designation
St. Luke’s Hospital has been designated a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The Surgical Review Corporation, an independent, nonprofit organization that advances the safety, efficacy and efficiency of bariatric and metabolic surgery, has recognized St. Luke’s with the designation along with Dr. Steven Webb and Dr. John DePeri, both weight loss surgeons who practice at St. Luke’s Hospital.

The Center of Excellence designation is earned after the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery completes an intense review of the hospital’s bariatric program to ensure the highest quality patient care is being delivered.

“We are proud of the entire surgical team at St. Luke’s Hospital for their diligence to earn this prestigious Center of Excellence designation.

Brunet-García Decorated at Regional ADDY Awards

Brunet-García Advertising's creative team was honored at the 2011 American Advertising Federation’s 4th District ADDY Awards with two Best of Category awards, three Gold ADDYs and 15 Silver ADDYs at the event held recently in Miami.  The competition, which honors excellence in advertising, is the second step of a three-step journey, taking winning entries from the local level to the national level.

Brunet-García was the only local agency and one of only three agencies in the district to win two Best of Category awards, joining Disney’s Yellow Shoes Creative Group and SapientNitro. Brunet-García's Players by the Sea Poster Series won Best of Advertising for the Arts and Sciences and the agency’s Block x Block Illustrations won Best of Elements of Advertising.

Fit Life of Jacksonville Grand Opening Celebration Event, June 4

Fit Life of Jacksonville, is pleased to announce their Grand Opening Celebration Event scheduled for Saturday, June 4th, 2011, 10am-4pm. Fit Life is Jacksonville’s newest Fitness Studio, located conveniently across from the Avenues Mall on Philips Hwy. We specialize in customized, Physician Approved Personal Training Programs and healthy eating plans. Also, Fit Life offers several challenging, yet fun, full-body exercise Fit Camps. The F-I-T in “Fit” stands for Frequent Intense Training, exactly what Fit Life is ALL about – professionals helping you achieve your fitness goals safely and effectively by using frequent , intense training sessions, not cookie-cutter exercise programs that may not work for all individuals. Fit Life programs are set up for each individual from the moment the client enter the doors.