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Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center employees picked up trash along Williamson Blvd. Shown are Michelle Newell, Bonnie Rhinehardt, Todd Owen, Linda Misko, Joan Hoffmann, Verla Turner, Wendy Misita and Ricardo Nieves. Not shown: Farzad Nourian, Howard
Ormond Beach Observer Friday, Jul. 22, 2016 2 years ago

Hospital employees hit the streets

Also: New beverage line introduced.
by: Wayne Grant Real Estate Editor

Hospital employees clean up

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center employees donned neon yellow shirts and took to the streets to clean up the community June 9. They collected trash for 5.3 miles along Williamson Blvd., filling 43 large bags with trash from the street, sidewalk, creek and nearby areas.

Cleaning up and supporting the community is another way that Florida Hospital employees are able to extend the hospital’s healing ministry of Christ beyond the facility’s walls, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

Relaxing beverages introduced

Tomorrow’s Impact, an Ormond Beach-based company, has announced that M&J Beverage will be the distributor for the new U Go Grl™ line of beverages.  Company founder and President Peter Sicilian said it’s a relaxing drink designed to provide moments to get away from everyday life in a hectic world.

“There are a zillion energy drinks and people are overdoing it,” he said. “This product is different because it relieves stress ad relaxes you.”

The drink will be available at a variety of retail locations.

The U Go Grl line of beverages, available in two flavors, acai and mango, are natural and made of fruit flavors, fruit juice and herbs, and have natural sweeteners. Sicilian calls it a new-age drink, and says two ingredients are chamomile and valerian root.

Tomorrow’s Impact also markets a line of candy with the U Go Grl name, and Sicilian said he hires returning veterans to work as independent contractors around the country to distribute the product to Wal-Marts and other stores.

The U Go Grl product is mixed in Ocala. Sicilian, who worked with a chemist to create it, said he has been in business for 20 years and moved from New York to Ormond Beach nine years ago.

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Alfie’s donates to Orlando United

Alfie’s Restaurant, 1666 Ocean Shore Blvd., has announced that they raised over $1,000 on June 30 during the “Dine Out for Orlando United.” The fundraiser was led by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association in partnership with Visit Florida to raise money for the victims and families of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando.

The restaurant donated 10% of sales, and customers donated $267. The owners then matched the $267.

“We were moved to help like many American’s were — these families deserve all our love and support,” said co-owner Dina Evans.

Call the restaurant at 441-7024 or visit alfiesrestaurant.

Attorney gets elder law award

The law firm of Chiumento Selis Dwyer has announced that elder care attorney Scott Selis is one of two lawyers who was awarded the 2016 Florida Bar Elder Law Section's Elder Law Attorney of the Year award. Selis was presented with the award June 17 at the 2016 annual Florida Bar Convention in Orlando at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.  William Johnson, a Melbourne attorney, also received the award. 

“I am completed flattered by this award,” said Selis, shareholder at CSD. “There are a lot of attorneys that work hard for seniors, so this means a lot to me.” Scott was also appointed chair of the Administrative Committee by Florida Bar’s Elder Law Section.

Chiumento Selis Dwyer has three locations, Palm Coast, Ormond Beach and DeLand and can be reached at 445-8900, [email protected] or online at

Holland featured on magazine

Retirement Advisor magazine has selected David Holland, CPA, CFP, as a top-five contender for the magazine’s Advisor of the Year. Holland was featured on the magazine’s July cover with the other contenders and was featured in an article. The Advisor of the Year will be named in August.


Solar-Fit announces promotions

Solar-Fit, a 41-year solar power company based in Holly Hill, has announced the promotion of three long-term staff members: Kim Brooks, vice president/business manager; Scott Snyder-vice president, operations; and Gloria Eidson, vice president, marketing.

Call 441-2299.

Computer classes offered

Terry Jarrell, an Apple computer professional, has announced he is offering classes designed for Mac, iPad and iPhone users at any skill level.  He also offers specialized classes for businesses.

He has taught individuals, groups and corporate teams throughout Florida.

He is certified by the Florida Bar in teaching classes at law firms and writes for iBusiness Magazine and


Realtor gets license

Peggy Komishock, a realtor with Hart Pro Realty for 10 years, recently obtained a Community Association Manager license and is now managing one of the firm’s condo associations. Hart Pro Realty is located at 159 W. Granada Blvd. Call 615-0789,


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