October 24, 2021

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| 8/1/2021

› Stained glass studio in Fort Myers inspired by love of art, perfection
Ken Casola and the artisans he employs at Casola Stained Glass Studio in Fort Myers are among the last of the European-style, stained-glass craftsmen in the United States. Casola acquired the skills and artistry with which he created, for instance, the panels of a 60-foot-wide church window in Palm Beach Gardens, from a man who had been making stained glass for seven decades before they met.

› Sprouts Farmers Market announces opening dates for Dania Beach and Boynton Beach stores
Organic grocery chain Sprouts Farmers Market has announced grand opening dates for stores currently under construction in Boynton Beach and Dania Beach. The chain’s 26,00-square-foot store at 9850 South Job Road in Boynton Beach is scheduled to open Sept. 29. Opening of a new 29,500-square-foot store at 139 S. Compass Way in Dania Beach will follow on Oct. 20, according to a news release.

› Goodwill Manasota names new president
Goodwill Industries Manasota recently named a new president following a nationwide search. Donn Githens assumed the role of president July 1. He succeeds President and CEO Bob Rosinsky who will remain CEO until his retirement in June 2022. Rosinsky will assist Githens and the company’s board of directors with strategic planning, organizational development, project management and the transition, according to a statement.

› DIA to begin negotiations with MOSH for move to Northbank
The Downtown Investment Authority and the Museum of Science and History can begin talks to finalize a location for MOSH’s plan to relocate to the Shipyards. The DIA board voted 8-0 on July 29 to authorize CEO Lori Boyer to negotiate with MOSH leadership for a site at the city-owned 21.7-acre Shipyards parcel on the Northbank of the St. Johns River. MOSH has said it wants about 4 acres of space.

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