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What's New
New Coastal Survey and Mapping Office
Coastal Survey and Mapping, a division of Coastal Engineering Consultants, Inc., Naples, announced the opening of its 1100 square foot office focusing on surveying and mapping in the Charlotte County area.

New Speakers' Bureau
The members of the Lee County Horizon Council Business Communications Task Force have formed a new speakersí bureau focusing on key business issues, and speakers are available for civic, community, and professional groups that want to keep up on important trends.

Haris Bank Offers Services to Florida
Haris Bank, a major U.S. credit card acquirer, has expanded its merchant services divisionís national reach to include Florida.

On Top: Awards & Promotions
Brown Re-Elected to Board of Eye Surgery

(with pic) David C. Brown, M.D., founder and medical director of Eye Centers of Florida, has been re-elected for a one-year term to the American Board of Eye Surgery.

  Changing Faces & Places
Tweed Names PR Director

Tweed Advertising has named Joanna Hogan its first director of public relations.

Norris Names Showroom Manager
Gary Klann has joined Norris Furniture & Interiors as manager for their 45,000 square-foot Naples showroom and design center.

Start Ups
Ashley Mortgage, Inc. Opens in Naples

Ashley Mortgage, Inc. is a licensed mortgage brokerage business that puts clients together with lenders to meet their individual financing needs. The company offers the following services: purchasing, refinancing, debt consolidation, home improvement, jumbo loan programs, first time homebuyer, foreign national and home equity loans and lines of credit. The company is located at 1720 J&C Blvd. #4, Naples, 34109 The phone number is (941) 513-0039 and the fax number is (941) 597-5234. The principals of the business are Marci Wissing, president and Bud Congrove, vice-president.