The Bottom Line
Sunday, February 26, 2012

Key Largo company wins national award

Key Largo's Safe Harbor Design Build recently received accolades from the construction industry during the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas. Safe Harbor Design Build won an award in the large residential home category for its insulated concrete forms, which offer resistance to hurricane winds and energy efficiency.

Mariners Hospital honors Bell

Mariners Hospital employees nominated nurse Marti Bell as employee of the quarter.

When Bell learned that a patient who was traveling through the Florida Keys with his cats had been involved in an accident requiring an extended hospital stay, she and her husband, John, had the patient's RV towed to their home for the necessary repairs and rescued the cats from the animal shelter. The patient is recovering at a local convalescent center, and the Bells frequently bring him to their house to visit his cats.

Bell received a $250 bonus, a plaque and a designated parking space.

Williams completes post-doctoral course

Ross Williams was awarded a certificate in the practice of functional medicine after completing a post-doctoral course of study in functional diagnostic medicine.

Williams is a board certified chiropractic physician who provides natural health care options through traditional chiropractic, clinical nutrition and functional medicine.

He uses a science-driven functional approach that emphasizes individualized medicine along with use of advanced laboratory testing to uncover underlying metabolic disturbance rather than just treating the symptoms. His practice has been located at 1217 White St. in Key West since 2002.

Gargan, Slavin hit five-year mark

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Christina Gargan, insurance specialist, and Frank Slavin, mailroom clerk/courier, on their fifth anniversary with the bank.

Gargan joined First State in 2006, and lives in Tavernier with her husband.

Slavin has lived in Key West for 14 years and volunteers atnumerous bank-sponsored community events.