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Company notes: News about Tampa Bay area companies

By Dolly Brosan, Times Staff Writer
Published March 26, 2007


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ADVERTISING

Doubletake Studios Inc., 105 S Fielding Ave., Suites A & B, Tampa, was the recipient of four silver Addy Awards at this year's Tampa Bay Advertising Federation award ceremony. Doubletake Studios won three silver Addy awards in the category of advertising for the arts and sciences for the design of Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo's Africa vehicle wraps, jungle vehicle wraps and airport display; and a silver award in the category of elements of advertising for digitally enhanced photography on a campaign for the Spring of Tampa Bay.

Tampa Digital Studios, 718 S Howard Ave., Tampa, was the recipient of four Addy awards at the Tampa Bay Advertising Federations' Addy award ceremony. Tampa Digital Studios won three silver awards for their public service announcements for Drug Free America Foundation's True Compassion campaign and the True Compassion's Web site earned a gold Addy.

BANKING

Patriot Bank has opened a branch at 6709 Ridge Road, Suite 100, Port Richey. The phone number is 727 376-1776.

CONSULTANTS

InvitationConsultants.com, 8176 Woodland Center Blvd., Tampa, has renewed its advertising campaign with the Knot Inc., an online wedding resource. Services include print spreads in the Spring and Summer 2007 and the Fall and Winter 2007 the Knot Wedding Magazine. The Knot will showcase invitations from invitationconsultants.com.

DIRECT MAIL

Valpak, 8605 Largo Lakes Dr., Largo, announces its new marketing partnership with Tuffy Auto Service Centers. The partnership will allow Tuffy franchisees access to a custom marketing toolkit created by Valpak.

ENGINEERING

Terra Environmental Services Inc., 5215 W Laurel St., Suite 110, Tampa announces the opening of its Marine Center at 101 16th Ave. S, Suite Four, St. Petersburg, to support it services in the marine and aquatic sciences.

INTERIOR DESIGN

Decker Ross Interiors, 1445 Court Street, Clearwater, with William Tayler and Carolyn Kinder Inc., announces the renovation of the Crystal Bay Condominiums on Feather Sound Drive in Clearwater.

LEGAL

Barrs, Williamson, Stolberg andTownsend PA, 2503 W Swann Ave., Tampa, announces its name change to Stolberg & Townsend PA.

Gilberto "Gill" Sanchez announces the opening of Sanchez Law Offices PA, 114 S Fermont Ave., Tampa. The firm specializes in the areas of corporate and business law, business brokerage law and immigration, wills, trusts and real estate. The phone number is (813) 254-1777.

REAL ESTATE

Tourtelot Brothers Realtors Inc., 390 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg and Hofacker Associates Inc., 888 62nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg, jointly announce this sale transaction: Kimali Ryan to John McLay, a 947-square-foot office, 6009 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg, $190,000.

SECURITY CONSULTANTS

Interfor Inc. announces the opening of its southeastern regional office at 2202 N West Shore Blvd., Suite 200, Tampa. Elena Baker is the regional manager.

TECHNOLOGY

Bayshore Solutions, 600 N. West Shore Blvd., Suite 700, Tampa, announces the launch of the new corporate Web site for Sembler Investments at www.semblerinvestments.com.

Computer Mentors Group, 2802 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite F, Tampa, announces that it's an ACCESS Florida community partner location. This is a designated area where clients of the state's Department of Children and Families can apply online for benefits. Clients can log onto the ACCESS Florida Web site to apply for food stamps, Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security and other types of public assistance.

Bankruptcies

Chapter 7 liquidation

Paskert Distributing Co., 9318 Florida Palm Drive, Tampa. (07-02005)

Autostart Generator Corp., 3043 Esplanade Drive, New Port Richey. (07-02010)

The listed businesses have filed bankruptcy petitions in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Tampa. Under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, Chapter7 filings are for companies whose assets are being liquidated topay creditors.

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[Last modified March 23, 2007, 20:44:11]


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