Also in Business Observer: Florida Hospital Flagler, SVN Alliance, SBA, permits
StudioZFit had a combined ribbon cutting and breast cancer charity Zumbathon on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at City Marketplace. The turnout was a huge success, raising over $4,000 for the cause.
Local businesses Wellness One and Atmosphere Reinvented as well as political canditates came out to show their support.
Since first conceived by Kathryn Zbikowski four years ago, ZFit has been involved in many charitable efforts, planning women's group outing sand participating in local parades.
Residents donate to support Florida Hospital Flagler’s Cancer Resource Center
Palm Coast residents Xiomara Quinones and Miollys Greenidge donated $580 on Oct. 18 to support the Judith C. Macko Cancer Resource Center at Florida Hospital Flagler.
“Xiomara and Miollys raised these funds through customer donations from family-owned-and-operated businesses Village Coffee and the Prestige Car Club,” said John Subers, Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation executive director. “Xiomara is a cancer survivor herself and wanted to raise funds that will help support other women in their journey.”
Any cancer patient can visit the Judith C. Macko Cancer Resource Center, located on the first floor of Florida Hospital Flagler in the Cancer Center.
Florida Hospital Flagler opened the Judith C. Macko Cancer Resource Center in February 2010. It offers an extensive collection of books, brochures, articles and videotapes about cancer. Cancer patients and their families, and community members, such as health professionals, students, and teachers are welcome to use all of the library's free services. In addition, cancer patients can receive wigs, head coverings, mastectomy bras and prostheses, all free of charge.
Take Action Properties event raises $750 for Family Life Center
Locally owned and operated real estate brokerage Take Action Properties held an Oktoberfest customer appreciation day on Oct. 17, at Farley’s in European Village. The event was originally slated for Oct. 10 but was delayed because of Hurricane Matthew.
More than 125 customers and partners participated, and the event raised $750 to benefit the Family Life Center, helping people affected by domestic violence in Flagler County.
Take Action Properties, at 25 Palm Harbor Village Way 5B, has been serving the Palm Coast and surrounding communities since 2009.
Farm sells for $457,000 in Flagler County
SVN Alliance recently negotiated the sale of 114 acres of farm land in northwest Flagler County for $457,000. The site is located just off Potatoville Rd near the Flagler/St. Johns County line.
Chris Butera, principal at SVN Alliance, negotiated the transaction representing both the seller, Yong D. Kim, and the buyer, L & M Farms. L & M Farms is a Raleigh, North Carolina-based farming, logistics and sales company and just recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.
SBA offers low-interest Disaster Assistance Loans
Businesses and nonprofits can apply for up to $2 million to repair or replace disaster-damaged real estate, machinery, equipment inventory and other business assets. Loans for working capital, known as Economic Injury Disaster Loans, are available even if the business did not suffer any physical damage.
Homeowners can apply for up to $200,000 to repair or replace disaster damaged personal property, including automobiles.
Interest rates are as low as 4% for businesses, 2.625% for private nonprofit organizations and 1.563% for homeowners and renters, with terms up to 30 years. The SBA customizes loan amounts and terms based on each applicant's circumstances.
Applicants may be eligible for a loan amount increase up to 20% of their physical damages, as verified by the SBA for mitigation purposes.
To be considered for all forms of disaster assistance, register with the Federal Emergency management Agency (FEMA) at DisasterAssistance.gov.
Filing deadline is Dec. 16. Call 313-4098.
New Palm Coast commercial businesses
· Saltwater Funding Inc – 4871 Palm Coast Parkway – mortgage broker
· Ubreakifix – 250 Palm Coast Parkway – electronic repair service
· Contour & Co. – 389 Palm Coast Parkway SW – marketing agency
· Pioneer Title Services LLC – 210 St. Joe Plaza – title company
· Advanced Kitchen Solutions – 15 Hargrove Lane – repair service
· Excel Nutrition – 160 Cypress Point Parkway – retail sales
Also, Contour & Co. received an occupancy permit from the city. It’s an internet marketing agency, located at 389 Palm Coast Parkway SW, Suite 4.
Three tree-service companies among new home-based businesses
The following businesses were registered last week with the city of Palm Coast as home-based businesses:
· Glenn Watson – tree surgeon
· Rod Percy – tree surgeon
· Southern Cuts Tree Service & Lawn Care – landscape service
· Custom Cuts & Creation LLC – retail sale
· Myofix LLC – massage therapist
· HannaC Jewelry – arts and crafts
· Robin Wren – arts and crafts
· Southland Well Drilling Inc – well drilling
· Rain Drops of Florida Inc – handyman service
· Augy’s Home Enhancements – handyman service
· Red Star Construction – handyman service
· Greenlane Transport LLC – trucking company
· Richard Baier – photographer/videography
· Funny Creativity Books Inc – unclassified
· Jersey Joe Mobile Mower Repair – repair service
13 more single-family homes to be built
The following permits were issued by the city last week for single-family residences:
· Skyway Builders: $437,000, 13 Blue Oak Lane
· Skyway Builders: $336,000, 4 Creekside Drive
· Amaral Custom Homes: $295,000, 60 Felwood Lane
· Adams Homes: $284,000, 62 Birchwood Drive
· Adams Homes: $281,000, 10 White Haven Lane
· Adams Homes: $272,000, 33 Buffalo Meadow Lane
· Seagate Homes: $271,000, 79 Ethan Allen Drive
· Seagate Homes: $271,000, 17 Black Hawk Place
· Seagate Homes: $257,000, 146 Park Place Circle
· Adams Homes: $255,000, 43 Wendover Lane
· Maronda Homes: $210,000, 21 Lewisdale Lane
· Seagate Homes: $166,000, 10 Kalanchoe Court
· Seagate Homes: $159,000, 27 Selma Trail