LETTER from the Florida President, James McArthur

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Annual TMA/CFA Miami Baseball Outing

7/28/2014 - (The Clevelander at Marlin Park) -Miami, FL

8/26 Orlando Luncheon-Bankruptcy Panel

8/26/2014 - (Citrus Club) -Orlando, FL

9/10 TMA Miami Bankruptcy Panel

9/10/2014 - (The Bankers Club Miami) -Miami, FL

9/23 Tampa Luncheon-Usury Panel

9/23/2014 - (Centre Club) -Tampa, FL

10/15 Fort Lauderdale Retail Panel

10/15/2014 - (Tower Club) -Fort Lauderdale, FL

Business News from around Florida TMA News releases

Bankruptcy: Office condo owner files Chapter 11 to halt foreclosure auction

7/23/2014 - The upcoming foreclosure auction of 14 office condos in Coral Springs was halted after their owner filed Chapter 11. PNC Bank recently won a $7 million foreclosure judgment against Lauren Enterprises, along with managing members Ricardo M. Pedrosa and Sharon Pedrosa. It concerned a $3.77 million mortgage originally issued by RBC Bank, which was later acquired by PNC Bank. The 14 units in Whispering Woods Center at 7351 Wiles Road were set for online auction Oct. 7. RELATED CONTENT: Foreclosures:…

All Children's/Johns Hopkins to open center in South Tampa

7/23/2014 - St. Petersburg's All Children's Hospital, a part of Johns Hopkins Medicine, announced plans to open its 11th outpatient care center, this time in South Tampa. Services expected to be offered include occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech language therapy and cardiology testing, as well as walk-in lab services for blood work. Pediatric specialty physician visits will also be conducted there, according to a statement about the new facility. The cost of the project was not released. All…

Ra Sushi debuts at Pointe Orlando

7/23/2014 - Ra Sushi has officially entered the Orlando market with a grand opening July 23 for its location at Pointe Orlando on International Drive. The 6,483-square-foot Japanese-fusion eatery is the chain’s 26th U.S. location and features a combined sushi bar and dining area and separate cocktail bar. “We’re thrilled to bring the Ra Sushi brand to such a thriving place like Orlando,” said Steve Shlemon, CEO of Benihana Inc., which owns Ra Sushi, in a prepared statement. “The area is an ideal…

Orlando's Magical Dining Month to feature 75+ restaurants this year

7/23/2014 - Go big or go home — Visit Orlando’s ninth annual Magical Dining Month will return this fall with the most number of restaurants in the event’s history. The month-long foodie fest, which offers special three-course menus at various local restaurants to help attract more business in September, will feature more than 75 restaurants with a special preview week starting Aug. 25 and running through the end of September. The extra week and added restaurants will help attract more business to local…

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