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Palm Coast Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 3 months ago

9 business milestones, awards, announcements in Flagler County

In local business news: Steel Beauty Hair Salon, Community Cats thrift store, Intracoastal Construction and more.
by: Joey Pellegrino Staff Writer

Steel Beauty Hair Spa sponsors Humane Society fundraiser

The Flagler Humane Society's Christmas Paws fundraiser is being sponsored by Steel Beauty Hair Spa through Saturday, Dec. 21 at 121 Flagler Plaza Drive.

Participants will earn a raffle ticket per every $10 donation to qualify for a gift basket. A drawing will be held Dec 21, and you don't have to be present to win. 

Community Cats opens thrift store

Community Cats of Palm Coast has announced the opening of its thrift store Tuesday, Dec. 10, and is seeking volunteers. The store is located in the Island Walk Shopping Center at 250 Palm Coast Parkway Northeast, Suite 403. Thanks to donations from supporters, and racks and tables donated by Belk, the store will be ready to open Tuesday, Dec. 10. Store hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

To volunteer, call or text Jessica Myers at 264-2684.

Be a Santa to a Senior

Now through Monday, Dec. 16, Flagler community members can participate in the Be a Santa to a Senior program and see Christmas gifts reach senior citizens by choosing an ornament from Christmas trees at the following locations:

  • Better Home and Gardens Real Estate Synergy, 412 Beach Village Drive, Flagler Beach
  • Walgreens at Palm Coast Landing, 5000 E. State Road 100, Palm Coast
  • Walgreens, 1109 Palm Coast Parkway Southwest, Palm Coast
  • Walgreens, 215 Palm Coast Parkway Northeast, Palm Coast

Intracoastal Construction welcomes Sales Manager Faith Stiles

Intracoastal Construction has welcomed Faith Stiles, its newest sales manager. 

Stiles was born and raised in Arkansas and moved to Flagler Beach four years ago.

“Faith has a passion for people, service and all things real estate,” said Robbie Richmond, Intracoastal Construction’s owner builder. “Faith knows the importance of hard work and trust as it is demonstrated in her quality customer service and her ability to connect with clients." Faith holds her State of Florida license in both real estate and nursing.

“I find it fulfilling to watch homes come to life that will house families and create memories – I feel truly blessed to be a small part of that,” said Stiles, who holds a license in both real estate and nursing.

Her duties include customer satisfaction and working with Intracoastal Construction’s operations manager and construction manager to create bid proposals and present them to future buyers to secure home construction sales.

Stiles can be reached at 870-638-0367 or [email protected].

Coldwell Banker Premier Properties announces top Palm Coast agents for November 2019

The following agents with Coldwell Banker Premier Properties have been named top agents for November 2019: Rosemarie Scharer, top producer; Ana Medeiros, top sales; and Jack Corbet, top listing agent.

"The strength of Coldwell Banker Premier Properties associates, Rose, Ana and Jack provide outstanding customer service and produces excellent results," said Tom Heiser, Broker/Manager. "It is an honor to have Rose, Ana & Jack as part of our organization." 

Federal aid available for Floridian small businesses affected by Hurricane Dorian 

Low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to Florida small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and private nonprofit organizations affected by Hurricane Dorian from Aug. 28 through Sept. 9. 

Acting SBA Administrator Christopher Pilkerton made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Ron DeSantis on Nov. 6, requesting a disaster declaration by the SBA. Flagler is one of many counties covered by the declaration. Eligible entities may qualify for loans up to $2 million.

“The SBA is strongly committed to providing the people of Florida with the most effective and customer-focused response possible to assist small businesses with federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans,” said Pilkerton. “Getting businesses and communities up and running after a disaster is our highest priority at SBA.” 

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at 

Businesses and individuals may also obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing), or by emailing [email protected]. Loan applications can also be downloaded at Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. 

The deadline to return economic injury applications is Aug. 13, 2020. 

Management group marks 30 years

Southern States Management Group celebrated 30 years of lifestyle and asset management with a luncheon Nov. 8 at Oceanside Country Club. Employees were recognized for excellence in service and staff members who helped start the company were welcomed back.

President and founder Fred Annon expressed his gratitude to those who helped shape the business for three decades. This family-owned business employs over 30 professionals located between Volusia and Flagler counties. SSMG specializes in community management of residential and commercial associations with a portfolio of over 150 communities.

Realty Executives expands into Northeast Florida  

Realty Executives Oceanside, Florida, continues growth and expansion with the welcoming of 20 new agents to the International Franchise brokerage. 

“I’m excited with the professionalism of these new executives," said Bruce Vinnick, who leads the company’s expansion and the brokerage operation. "The agents may be new to Realty Executives, but they have decades of real estate experience from diverse market areas around Flagler and Volusia County. These experts specialize in marketing and selling residential real estate as well as a designated CCIM for those with commercial needs."

“I am pleased to be joining Realty Executives Oceanside," said Tim KennelIy, one of the original realtors when ITT Community Development Corporation formed Palm Coast. "They will be providing me with all the right tools to assist me in continuing and furthering my real estate career. With local, regional and international marketing exposure and the latest in technology, my customers will have everything they need to buy or sell their properties."

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