By Donna Montalvo, A2Z Specialty Advertising As A2Z Specialty Advertising Inc. continues to remember and celebrate the life of local legend, Gabby Bruce. Donna Tashik, Executive Director of Fresh Start for Children and Families writes: “Gabby was a founding member of the Emerald Coast Poker Foundation and Poker Run— now...
By Erin Bakker The roof is one of the most important parts of a home or business, yet it is one of the hardest to keep an eye on. Regular roof inspections can prevent the need for premature roof replacement. Roof inspections require going up on a ladder, and once up...
By Maurice Stouse, Financial Advisor and Branch Manager While the economy rebounds and fears of inflation abound, we continue to watch those indicators we believe will help us and our clients make well informed decisions as to the direction and allocation of their investments. We do not try to predict...
“Good morning, this is Jenny, how may I help you?” Jenny enjoyed her job at a local vacation rental management company. It was a booming business, keeping her quite busy. For Jenny, she loved getting to know her property owners who were wonderful people. Jack, a new customer, had one...

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By Chris Balzer, ECES Pop quiz: Which state had the highest relative humidity in 2020? Was it Hawaii? Florida? Louisiana? The answer is none of those—Alaska ranked number one last year in relative humidity. Don’t be upset—Florida followed closely behind and ranked second. I’m proud to be living in a...
By Ricky Harper, C12 What is your purpose? More to the point, what is your business’ purpose? Almost every business has a Mission and Vision statement. The Mission statement is basically what the business does whereas Vision is an aspirational statement of what the business looks like if it is achieving...
By Gina Weidie Solar energy is the technology used to harness the sun’s energy and make it useable. Every hour, the sun beams more energy onto our Earth—much more than is needed to satisfy energy needs throughout the world for an entire year. Many are familiar with so-called photovoltaic cells, or...
By Ricky Harper, C12 Theophrastus said, “Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” Last summer I attended the 2020 GLS (Global Leadership Summit) which is a two-day simulcast conference held every August and attended by more than 400,000 people around the world. The GLS is a conference...
By Gina Weidie 2020 has certainly been a challenging year for all of us, including those in the solar industry. But as we’ve persevered, I see only more growth in residential solar in the coming years. I believe it will shift from homeowners wanting solar only to taking advantage of...
In May, Specialty Roofers, Inc. held a Roofs for Educators contest! More than 275 Northwest Florida educators were nominated to win a free roof. It came down to a final three: Billie “Charisse” Stokes from Crestview High School, Donna Barton from Destin Elementary and Patrick Cole from Niceville High...

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