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Company Notes

News about Tampa Bay area companies

By Dolly Brosan, Times Staff Writer
Published May 28, 2007


ARCHITECTURE

Fraze Design Inc., 1750 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, announces these contracts: Miken Corp., to provide architectural/engineering services for the design of the DeSanto Restaurant and Nightclub, consisting of 16, 000 square feet in St. Petersburg, $1.5-million; and BCTM Group LLC, to provide architectural/engineering services for the design of the Madeira Beach Club, two eight-story buildings consisting of 75, 000 square feet in Madeira Beach, $22-million.

CONSTRUCTION

Hunt Construction Group Inc., 7650 W Courtney Campbell Parkway, Suite 1150, Tampa, has been awarded the Associated Builders and Contractors' ABC Excellence in Construction - General Contractor Project of the Year Award. Hunt Construction Group was recognized for its work on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers corporate offices and training facility.

Tri-City Electrical Contractors Inc., Tampa Division, 5910 Hartford St., Tampa, was the recipient of two ABC Eagle Awards at the 2007 ABC Excellence in Construction Awards competition. Tri-City Electrical won for its work at the Tampa International Airport remote parking garage, in the $5-million electrical category; and for the Pines at Sarasota in the $1-million to $3-million electrical category.

FINANCIAL

Ann Holmes and Mike Davenport announce the opening of Truth In Lending LLC at 5815 S MacDill Ave., Suite 100, Tampa. Truth In Lending offers residential and commercial lending products. Davenport is the principal broker and will manage the commercial lending division, and Holmes is the managing partner and will supervise the residential lending division. The phone number is (813) 244-6417 and the Web address is www.truthinlendingllc.com.

HEALTH CARE

Home Helpers Tampa Bay and Harmony Home Health has relocated from 2370 Drew St., Suite C, Clearwater, to 1250 Rogers St., Suite J, Clearwater.

MANUFACTURING

Stinger Systems Inc., 2701 N Rocky Point Drive, Suite 1130, Tampa, announces its contract to provide the Macedonia Police Department near Cleveland with its Stinger Systems' S-200 model stun gun to arm its officers.

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING

Fry Hammond Barr, 400 Carillon Parkway, Suite 110, St. Petersburg, announces that it has been named the agency of record for H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa. Fry Hammond Barr will provide an integrated communication program including public relations, brand management and advertising throughout Florida and nationally.

The HLA Group, 1701-A N Avenida Republica de Cuba, Tampa, has been named the agency of record for the World Trade Center Tampa Bay. The HLA Group will assist in the development of the inaugural International Commerce Award, where HLA will provide creative development and implement a public relations campaign.

TECHNOLOGY

Bayshore Solutions, 600 N West Shore Blvd., Suite 700, Tampa, has been named a top 200 marketing service company by Advertising Age magazine. This is the fifth consecutive year that Bayshore Solutions has been recognized by Advertising Age.

Numara Software, 2202 N West Shore Blvd., Suite 650, Tampa, announces that Technology Marketing Corp.'s Customer Interaction Solutions magazine has named Numara's FootPrints software as a recipient of a 2007 CRM Excellence Award.

Sage Software, 2202 N West Shore Blvd., Suite 300, Tampa, announces the release of its new community health centers solution, Intergy.

Skyway Software, 208 S Hoover Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, announces the release of Skyway Visual Workspace5.0, which was developed to simply software delivery for companies that develop and deploy service-oriented architecture-based applications.

Think Partnership Inc., 28050 U.S. 19 N Suite 509, Clearwater, announces that the company has begun to merge it consumer division, consisting of dating business Cherish and Vintacom and online education business RealEstateSchoolOnline.com, with the company's Direct division, which is composed of iLead Media and Morex businesses.

Bankruptcies 

Chapter 7 liquidation Custom Acrylic Design & Fabrication Inc., 13584 49th Street N, Unit No. 3, Clearwater. (07-04122)

MVP Flooring Inc., 3431 Crape Myrtle Drive, Spring Hill. (07-04144)

Chapter 11 reorganization NetWolves Corp., 4805 Independence Pkwy., Suite 101, Tampa. (07-04186)

NetWolves ECCI Corp., 4805 Independence Pkwy., Suite 101, Tampa.

Norstan Network Services Inc., 4805 Independence Pkwy., Suite 101, Tampa. (07-04193)

NetWolves Resicom Corp., 4805 Independence Pkwy., Suite 101, Tampa. (07-04196)

The listed businesses have filed bankruptcy petitions in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Tampa. Under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, Chapter 7 filings are for companies whose assets are being liquidated to pay creditors. Chapter 11 is for businesses seeking to reorganize while under bankruptcy court protection from creditors.

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