Briefings

Better Business Bureau of West Florida
-www.bbbwestflorida.com-
March/April/May 2000                                                                                News for Members
Money to Loan Scam More BBB Services Online
 BBB Membership Directory Out Soon
Offering Thanks BBB Web Site Questionnaire  BBBOnline is a Saint..says PC World New Members Renewing Members BBBOnline New Members

BBB Warns of "Money to Loan" Scam 

The BBB has promptly notified the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the appropriate Postal Inspector's office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). If you have an unresolved dispute with this business, please contact the BBB so we can help direct your complaint to the proper agency or you may wish to seek legal advice.

Money to Loan

Financing $4,000 - $250,000 includes: Personal, Consolidation, Auto, Mortgage, Business Loans. (Special First Time Buyer

Programs available on all auto and mortgage loans). Bad credit/ No credit/ BK's accepted. Same day approval/ no fees required. Licensed/ bonded. Serving the U.S. since 1961. Voted #1 in customer care. Open 7 days. 6am- 8pm. 1-800-692-1034. 

The company, American Financial Security, reported to be located in Naples, Florida, has generated complaints to the BBB of West Florida from around the country beginning in March of this year.

The Bureau has received complaints alleging that misrepresentations concerning obtaining a loan were made in the sales presentation. Consumers responded to an advertisement in their local newspaper under "Money to Lend" for loans ranging from $4,000 - $250,000. In order to obtain a loan, consumers were required to send the business, in advance, three months payments by western union in order to receive the loan. After sending the money, consumers advised the BBB that they never received the loan and found that they can no longer contact the business.

Our file reflects that the business does not exist in Naples, Florida as mail sent to this business has been returned marked undeliverable. The money sent by consumers through western union was actually picked up in New York and New Jersey. In addition, most of the phone numbers are disconnected or have voice mails.

More Bureau Services to be  Available Online

 
Since the BBB web site was introduced in June 1999 we have experienced a great increase in visits - almost doubling in count with each month that passes. In our search to bring more services to our members and the public in general, your BBB is constructing several updates to it's web site. Look for the following enhancements within the next two months: 

8 Web Site Links - To create a more user friendly atmo- sphere we will be providing a link from our web site to member sites. You may have already received a call from one of our operators to determine your company's web and email address. If you have not been contacted or are unsure, please complete the form on page 2 and remit to the BBB at your earliest convenience. 

8 Online Newsletter - The member newsletter will be available online. We are also creating archives so you can review past publications. 

8 Local BBBOnLine Participation Listing - A complete listing of local companies who participate in the BBBOnLine program will be listed for easy access with appropriate links. 

If you have any comments or suggestions regarding the BBB web site, please contact us at the Member Hotline or email us at clrwatcb@gte.net. 

BBB Membership Directory  Out Soon

 
Look for your copy of the new BBB Consumer Guide and Membership Directory in the mail next month. If you would like extra copies after your receipt, call on your member hotline to request them. 

The Bureau would like to thank all members who reserved advertising in this directory and guide! 

Offering Thanks..

 
The Bureau has made great efforts in providing an automated phone service, web site, and complaint handling process that is user friendly, informative and effective. We are continuously upgrading these services to better serve both the public and our members. A few of the users took time out of their day to send the following compliments: 

"BBB - I have to tell you that I am very impressed with your services. I just called and requested information by fax and recording. I was very pleased with the way the automated service handled my call. Usually I like to speak to someone in person, however, I was satisfied with the recording. I felt very comfortable and secure in knowing that I can always call the BBB for a company reference. I received a response immediately and did not have to wait for a call back, voice mail, etc., two to three days later. Thank you for such a great service." 

Jeanette Bugarin, Los Angeles, CA

"Dear BBB - Just a quick note to let you know how much I appreciated your information. I found your service easy to use, informative and to the point. Thanks again!" 

Peter Bormann

"Dear BBB - I just wanted to thank you and your organization for the prompt and helpful response to my complaint regarding ABC Company's unsolicited e-mailings to my account. I've waited over a month, and no new e-mails have arrived from ABC Company. 

I've never failed to be delighted with the work of the Better Business Bureau. Thank you very much for your quick action and efforts! (I've been singing your praises throughout Illinois)"

Sincerely, Brian Coughlin :)

BBB Web Site / Email Questionnaire 

 
Please complete and send to: P.O. Box 7950, Clearwater, FL 33758 OR Fax to: 727-530-5863

Member Company Name:_____________________________________________________________________ 

Main Phone #: (______)____________________

Web Address:______________________________________________________________________________

Email Address:_____________________________________________________________________________

If you do not currently have an active web site are you: ____ Currently working on one?

____ Planning a site within the next 3-6 months?

Thank you for your help! ____ Have no plans to have a site?

____ Interested but not sure how to start a web site?

PC World Saints and Sinners
SAINT OR SINNER? Sometimes the distinction isn't so clear. One day a company can be riding high, basking in the glow of favorable press, satisfied customers, and steady revenues. The next day, its reps are working overtime, fielding angry phone calls and issuing refunds. Bad news travels awfully fast in the Internet Age. 

Just ask Microworkz or Intel or InfoNet, three firms that share the dubious distinction of being named to Consumer Watch's 1999 sinners list. Though the reasons for their fall from grace vary, each of these companies (along with the other 1999 sinners) were guilty of one common mistake: They neglected their customers. 

And how do the saints (few though they be this year) earn their lofty title? In a word 
- service. Service to customers, to fellow consumers, to the community of Net users. 

It should come as no surprise that Web-related companies and organizations dominate this year's listing. As e-commerce and e-mail-based communication figure increasingly in our lives, the 

Internet has become the source of both opportunities and potential dangers for consumers. With few exceptions, this years's saints and sinners earn their title for policies, practices, or activities in the online world. 

Better Business Bureau Online.

This is the BBB's second consecutive year on the saints' list. The reason: its ongoing commitment to safe, responsible e-commerce. Two years after introducing its Online Reliability program, BBB Online took another step and went live last year with its Online Privacy Seal, aimed at providing Web-based businesses with guidelines for responsible collection, storage, and distribution of personal information. Other groups have attempted similar programs, but none carry the clout of the BBB. Consumers who visit the site carrying the privacy seal can rest assured that their personal information will be kept confidential. The BBB has also devised a version of the seal geared specifically for Web sites for children. Good work! 


 

A Warm Welcome To Our New Members January/February/March 2000

A company cannot just "join" the BBB by paying dues. It must have a history of ethical practices and adhere to fair advertising and selling standards. We thank our new members who are telling their customers and neighbors that they want to do their part to make their community a good place to work and live, and that they believe in business self-regulation and consumer education. We urge fellow members to support our new "partners" whenever possible by looking for the BBB torch before they make a purchase. New Members, thank you for your support and welcome aboard!!

Aztech Computers, Inc.

Balamar Hardwood Flooring

Barnett Better Builders, Inc.

Barron's Landscape Maintenance, Inc.

*BathEase, Inc.

Bay Area Construction Inc.

Bay Cabinets of Florida, Inc.

Bay Stucco and Stone

BCK Communications, Inc.

Belleair Palms, Inc.

Best Painting & Waterproofing, Inc.

BiCoastal Investments

Big Red Moving

Billy Nelson Automotive, Inc.

Black Tie Limousine Services

Blanton's Tree & Landscape Inc.

*Blum & Biederman, Inc.

Bob McLennan's Asphalt

Booth Well Drilling

*Borrower's Advantage Mortgage Corporation

*Boston Electric, Inc.

Brandon Sod, Inc.

Bright Ideas by Betty

*BuyingBrain, Inc.

Byerly Custom Design Inc.

Car Medic, Inc. (The)

Carlevale Electrical Contractors, Inc.

Carpet Barn of Pinellas, Inc.

CB Lawn Service

Central Transmissions

*Century Data Corporation

CFC's Custom Fabricated Counter Tops

Champs Ata Black Belt Academy

Chiropractic Medicine Group, Inc.

Cimarron Lake Apartments

Clark Remodeling & Home Improvement

Classic Development And Construction, Inc.

Clip & Strut Shop

Coachwood Apartments

Collins Home Service, Inc.

Comdata Resources, Inc.

Community Services Involvement, Inc.

ComPlus Data Services, Inc.

Computer Accounting Support

Computer Works

Consumer Car Care (2 Locations)

Consumers Pest Control

Corporate Interiors, Inc.

Courter Homes, Inc.

CPI Mortgage Co

CR Dome Ceilings

Creative Integrated Services, Inc.

Creative Water Scapes

Creature Castle, Inc. (2 Locations)

Cruise World Inc

Curtis Corp

Cut Rite Lawn Service, Inc

Cutting Edge Signs & Graphics (The)

Dan's Heating & Cooling, Inc.

*Daniel Fenza Executive Homes, Inc.

*Darryl Mizer & Associates

Data Solutions

David Park Plumbing

David Weekley Homes

Deegan Electric

Dezine Management, Inc.

Diamond-Air Inc

Digital Software Systems, Inc.

*Disaster Response Team, Inc.

DJ Mancini Enterprises, Inc.

DMA Stucco, Inc.

Dolphin Glass Systems

*Double J Express Detailing, Inc.

*Douglas Masonry, Inc.

Dream Kitchens By Design, Inc.

Drum Corps USA

Dukes Roofing & Repairs

Dunedin Montessori Academy

East Point Christian Academy

Edmond Archambault Painting

EIA Investigations & Protection

Elite Canine Development Academy

Empire Funding Enterprises, Inc.

EMS Computing, Inc.

*Energy People of Southwest Florida, Inc (The)

Englewood Landscape Supply, Inc.

Enhanced Construction Company, Inc.

Epac Custom Builders, Inc.

Eyecon Marketing, Inc.

Fairoaks Apartments

First Choice Mobile Homes, Inc.

First Financial Resources

Fleet Kleen, Inc.

Florida Gardens & Landscape of Osprey, Inc.

Florida Land Financial Corp

Florida Property Care, Inc.

Force Electric, Inc.

Fox Restaurant Equipment & Supply, Inc.

Frame A Stock, Inc.

Frog's Carpet Cleaning Service

G G & G Home Improvement Inc

Geartz Construction of Manatee County

Genesys Computers

Gibson's Auto Center

Giga Golf, Inc.

Gold-N-Pawnd

Golds Gym

GP Express

*Graham Electric, Inc.

Green Bar

GTE Mobilnet

Gulf Coast Power, Inc.

Gulfcoast Roofing Company, Inc.

Gulfshore Pool & Spa, Inc.

*H20 Systems Nature's Best Alternative, Inc

Hall's Play School

Hallelujah Creative Services Trust

Happy Tails Pet Care

*Harborside Automotive Center

Health Advocates, Inc.

Heaven's Best of Tampa Bay

Holiday Pools of West Florida, Inc.

Home Capital Plus, Inc.

Home Delivery

Home Floors Inc.

Home Pro Roofing, Inc.

HomeAmerican Credit, Inc.

Hook Line & Sinker

Hoovers Aircraft Refinishing, Inc.

Huff Muffler, Inc.

*Hy-Tec Windows & Doors

Hyco Properties, Inc.

*I & G Consulting

I Performance

Industrial Control Systems, Inc.

Infant Care Center

Infotrax International, Inc.

International School of Pet Design, Inc.

IQ Services Group

J.L. Richards Painting Co.

JB International Jewelers of Brandon

Joe Ungvarsky Construction

1st Class Mechanical, Inc.

*20/20 Carpet Clean See The Difference...
A & M Custom Cabinets, Inc.
A & M Custom Ceramic Tile

A Signature Transport

A-1 Auto Repair

A-1 Auto Sales, Inc.

A-Ready Roofing Company, Inc.

ABC Lawn Care

Academy

AccessRd.com

Accu-Care Nursing Service, Inc.

Administrative Assistance Unlimited

Ads Design Group, Inc.

Advantage Movers

Affordable Homes USA Corp.

AG Edwards & Sons, Inc. (2 Locations)

AJW Enterprises

All My Sons Moving & Storage of Ft Myers, Inc

Alpine Irrigation

Althanh Enterprises, Inc.

American International Motors

American Postcard Printers

Amerispec Home Inspection Service

Anywhere Fleet Repair

Appearance Plus Auto Detailing, Inc.

Aquilaco, Inc.

Arrow Toppers, Inc.

Art Rushing Group, LLC (The)

Artistic Assault Tattoos

ASAP, Ink

Assassin Pest Control

Associated Builders of West Coast, Inc.

*Atlantic Vinyl Windows & Doors, Inc.

RJ Riggio, Inc.

Roach Finanial Services

Rodco Group, Inc.

RV Land of Brandon

S.W.A.T. Pest Control Inc.

Safe-N-Sound

Sanddiggers

Sawatdee Thai Cuisine

Scott Howard Interiors, Inc.

*Security First Network Bank

Serralles Investment Realty, Inc.

Service Master of Lee County

Shiftrite Transmission & Auto Service, Inc.

Shirley/Hutchinson Creativeworks, Inc.

Show Homes of America

*Sidewalk Solutions, Inc.

Smilin' Dog Media

Southern Computer

*Spar-Clean Cleaning Service

Specialty Market Consultants, Inc.

Specialty Wholesale, Inc.

Spicer Automotive

SPL Ancha Electronics

Splash Pool Products, Inc.

Spring Hill Pet Grooming, Inc.

Starkey Auction

Stealth Enterprises, Inc.

Sue Boyes & Associates, Inc.

Sun Isle Enterprises

Sun Kool Signs

Sun Valley Carpet Cleaning

Suncoast Real Estate, Inc,

Sunshine Movers

Sunshine Thrift Store (2 Locations)

Sure Stop Mufflers & Brakes, Inc.

Sure-Tech Enterprises

Swanson Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

T & M Mobile Repair

T & T Computers, Inc

Tampa Bay Computers

Tampa Stump Removal

Taurus International Investments, Inc.

Taylored Solutions

Taymans Electrical

Ted's Sheds of Clearwater

*Teddy Bear Child Care of Sarasota, Inc.

Terry Polk Cabinet Refacing

Terry's Plumbing Service, Inc.

Thompson Security, Inc.

*Thrift City USA, Inc.

Tile Barn Carpet & Interiors, Inc.

*Tinysoft Company (The)

Tony Andux and Son's Window Installation Co.

Town N Country Waterbed Outlet, Inc. (2 Locations)

TP Kurbside Lawn Maintenance

Trinity Concrete, Inc.

Triple-C System Carpet Cleaning & Dye Co.

Truck Depot (The)

Ultimate Merchant Systems, Inc.

United Future

US Air Conditioning Heating Refrigeration Corp

US Design & Mill, Corp

V. Enterprises & Associates, Inc.

Venice HG, L.C.

Vern's Chevy Service Center, Inc.

Vicorp.com, Inc.

VIP Limousine

Vogel Floor Covering, Inc.

Wagler Construction, Inc.

Walter Biernacki Flooring

Wedding Creations by MJ, Inc.

West Central Granite & Marble Works, Inc.

Westwater Construction Inc.

White Dragon Tae Kwon Do

White's Masonry & Concrete

Windom Mortgage Services, Inc.

Windowman (The)/Sara-Mana Window Co

World Capital Advisors Corp

Zion Services Group

KB Information Services

Kempf Enterprises, Inc.

Kids Station

Kima Condominium Association, Inc.

Kimala A Achor Moving Service

Kitchen & Bath Factory, Inc. (The)

Korea Martial Arts

Lands End Vacations, Inc.

Law Office of Seeley & Karatinos, PA

LD's Jewelry & Watch Repair

Lehman Boatwright Enterprises, Inc.

*Life Scan 2000, Inc.

Lightning Steel, Inc.

Louis Heit General Contractors

M.D.S. Carpet & Tile Cleaning

Mail Detector Corp

Malone's Shutters & Mill Work Co, Inc.

*Manhattan Mortgage Corp

Mansour Shell

Marty's Tire One

Master Craft Designs, Inc.

Mathew Waymire

*May Plumbing Co., Inc

Mc Ilwain Enterprises, Inc

Metrex of Central Florida, Inc.

Michael Azzarelli, Inc.

Mid-Coast Concrete Co, Inc.

MNM Consulting

Mobility Express

Monitoring & Analysis Technologies, Inc.

Monroe's Prestige Group

Morning Star Interactive, Inc.

Morris Carpentry and Doorworks

Murphy Tours

NDC Carpentry of Manasota, Inc.

*NEI, Inc.

Nerds on Wheels, Inc.

Network Enqineering Services

*New Enterprise Solutions

New York Gold Trade

Oasis of Tampa

Old South Shutters

*Omni Express Logistics, Inc.

Orthomatic Adjustable Beds

Our Family Baked Goods, Inc.

Our Island Home

Out of The Blue, Inc.

*Packaging Store (2 Locations)

*Palm Harbor Nursery

Palm Harbor Village

Paradise Air Conditioning, Inc.

Paradise Vacation Rentals, Inc.

Parking Area Maintenance, Inc.

Peregrine Homes

Pinch-A- Penny

Pools By Lowell, Inc.

Powell Construction & Repairs, Inc.

Power Distribution, Inc.

Pratt's Electric, Inc.

Preferred Water Systems

Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.

Quad Systems Technologies, Inc.

R & 0 Electrical Services, Inc

R E Johnson Electrical Contractors Inc.

Rain Dance Sprinkler Systems, Inc.

Randall's Lawn Care, Inc.

Randy's A/C & Appliance Repair

Realty Channel (The)

*Redi Air Of Sarasota, Inc.

Respiratory Care Consultants, Inc.

Rick Bell's Landscaping

A Special Thank You to our Renewing Members Jan/Feb/Mar 2000
2W's, Inc. 1999
*A Harding Contractors, Inc. 1997

*A Hire Authority of Tampa Bay, Inc. 1999

A Sunset Entertainment, Inc. 1994

*A-1 Superior, Inc. 1990

AAA Mortgage Loans & Investments, Inc. 1993

*AAA Vertical Blind, Inc. 1993

AAMCO Transmissions 1997

*AAMCO Transmissions 1977

AAMCO Transmissions 1996

*Abbot's Back-Hoe Service, Inc. 1994

*Abner Painting, Inc. 1977

*ABR Information Services, Inc. 1997

Absolute Best, Inc. 1999

*Absolute Dental Care, PA 1997

Absolutely Amazing Refinishing, Inc. 1999

Access Mail Processing Services, Inc. 1995

Accurate Electronics, Inc. 1999

Adelphia Telecommunications Of Florida, Inc. 1999

AG Edwards & Sons, Inc. 1985

AJ Travel Entertainment, Inc. 1999

*Akita Copy Products, Inc 1997

*Alan's Roofing, Inc. 1997

*Albright Landscaping, Inc. 1995

Alexander Custom Homes II, Inc. 1993

*All American Mortgage Of Greater

Florida, Inc 1999

All Marine Canvas, Inc. 1999

All Moves 1994

*All Performance Roofing, Inc. 1996

All Seasons Cooling, Heating & Appliance Svc 1989

All Solar Power, Inc. 1992

Allen's Electric & Appliance Company, Inc. 1994

Allied Aluminum, Inc. 1984

*Allweather Enterprises, Inc. 1995

*American Alarm Systems of Central Florida 1998

American Bartending School 1990

American Basket Company 1999

*American Driving School, Inc. 1989

American Heritage Cremation Society 1999

American Home Center, Inc. 1999

*American Home Loans 1997

*American Home Mortgage of Greater Fl, Inc. 1996

*Anchor Electric Service, Inc. 1999

*Anchor Home Mortgage, Inc. 1999

*Andrea Sopinski's New Profits 1999

*Animal Instincts Wildlife & Pest Mgmt, Inc. 1999

Aqua-Tec Plumbing And Tankless Water

Heaters 1992

*Central Harbor Homes Corporation 1994

*Central Vacuum Stores, Inc. 1996

*Century Kia/Isuzu 1997

Chapman Roofing Company 1986 Charlie's Wells, Inc. 1999

CheckPoint, Ltd. 1999

Chet `N' Mick's Transmissions 1982

Classic Constructors, Inc. 1994

Clearwater Automotive, Inc. 1990

Clearwater Lock & Safe Company 1999

Clearwater Plumbing, Inc. 1978

Clearwater Window & Door, Inc. 1986

Coach House, Inc. 1994

*Coast Dental Services, Inc. 1998

Coastal Campers Associates, Inc. 1993

*Coastal Floor Cleaning, Inc. 1997

*Cobra Construction and Company, Inc. 1994

Columbia Center For Special Surgery 1997

*Comfort Cover Systems, Inc. 1989

Commercial Building Services, Inc. 1999

*Commercial Remodeling of Florida, Inc. 1996

Complete Drywall of Hernando, Inc. 1995

Computer Techs International 1999

Concorde Career Institute 1986

Condon Meek, Inc. 1988

Conklin & Stanley, PA 1992

Connelly's Tire & Auto Repair 1989

*Consumer Credit Counseling Serv/Fl

Gulf Coast 1996

*Consumer Research Services 1997

*Consumers Choice Home Improvements 1999

Contreras Consulting 1999

Cook Moving Systems, Inc. 1993

*Cornerstone Home Inspections 1999

*Cornerstone Kitchens, Inc. 1999

*Cottman Transmissions 1986

*Countryside Italian Tile & Marble Imports Inc 1986

Countryside Surgery Center 1997

*Craddock's Air Conditioning/Repair Service 1998

*Crazy George B, Inc. 1997

*Creative Painting, Inc. 1998

*Credit Care Counseling Services, Inc. 1997

Creekside Nursery, Inc. 1995

Crockett Walker, Inc. 1999

*Crossroads Sawmill & Lumber Yard, Inc. 1992

Cruise One, Inc. 1999

Crystal Clear Pools 1999

*Custom Cleaners 1994

Custom Office Products, Inc. 1990

*D & R Automotive 1994

Dan McCullers, Inc. 1993

Dan's Driveway Designs 1985

*Daniel E Ashline 1987

Dann Sapp & Son, Inc. 1982

Daryl Schram Roofing 1995

*David J Ribaric Insurance Services, Inc. 1991

Davis Baldwin, Inc. 1998

Dayton Andrews, Inc. 1995

Debt Relief Legal Centers (3 Locations) 1995

Dee's Custom Heating & Air

Conditioning, Inc. 1989

Dial Directories, Inc. 1989

*Diamond Holidays 1998

Diamonds Direct, Inc. 1995

*Digital Dreams Productions 1999

*Doug Gilmore Spray Texture, Inc. 1999

Douglas Builders & Contractors, Inc. 1998

Dunedin Refrigeration 1985

Duraseal Asphalt Sealing 1983

*E Dale Gunter Funeral Home &

Cremation Svcs 1999

Eco-Energy, Inc. 1992

*Edward I Case Plumbing, Inc. 1988

*Equity Trust Corporation Of America 1999

ESP Publishers 1992

*Estate & Retirement Planning, Inc. 1998

*Exact Price Movers 1993

*Excel Landscape And Maintenance, Inc. 1999

Fairchild Iron Works 1989

Fairwinds Treatment Center 1993

*Falini Design 1995

*Family A/C, Electric & Heating, Inc. 1996

Fenton Contractors, Inc. 1990

Fiberglass Coatings, Inc. 1994

Fingar Painting, Inc. 1995

Firestone Tire & Service Center 1985

*First American Investment Banking

Corp (The) 1993

First Choice Pools & Spas, Inc. 1995

First Class Mortgage Loans, Inc. 1999

*Fitzgerald's Countryside Automall, Inc. 1989

Florida Automatic Transmission Service, Inc. 1978

Florida Bank Of Commerce 1999

Florida Claims Management 1999

*Florida Climate Design 1999

Florida Construction's House Doctor 1977

*Florida Inspection Associates, Inc. 1997

*Florida Metropolitan University-Tampa

College 1997

*Florida Mortgage Funding 1999

*Fontaine Apparel Company, Inc. 1989

Fortune Personal Consultant Of Manatee 1999

*Ft Knox Security Systems, Inc. 1999

Gale Insulation Of Tampa, Inc. 1988

Gandy Trailer Park & Sales 1988

Garry Barkley's Pool Service 1999

*Gatewood Urological Services 1999

*GE Christiansen Plumbing, Inc. 1996

Genie Of St Petersburg, Inc. 1977

German Technology, Inc. 1999

Glass House (The) 1978

*Glenn Moon, Inc. 1998

Global Holistic Medical Center 1999

Goins Builders 1994

Golden Oldies Auto Sales 1997

Golf View Motel 1986

Goodyear Tire & Service Center 1987

*Gray Homes of Tampa Bay, Inc. 1988

*Great Floors!, Inc. 1998

Greatstone Mortgage 1995

GreenPoint Credit Corp 1997

Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, PA 1994

*GTE Federal Credit Union 1997

Guardian Assurance Group, Inc. 1999

*Gulf Auto Clinic 1999

Gulf Bay Chemical Company 1988

Gulf Coast Auto Body & Towing, Inc. 1982

*Gulf Coast Dermatology 1984

Gulf Coast Surgery Center 1997

*Gulf Side River Rock Reseals & Installations 1997

Gulfcoast Auto Air & Auto Accessories 1977

GulfPointe Homes, Inc. 1996

Gulfside Roofing, Inc. 1993

Gulfstream Pools and Spas, Inc. 1992

Gutter Systems, Inc. 1978

Hallmark Mortgage Services, Inc. 1999

*Halstead Painting Company, Inc. 1997

*Hannah Bartoletta Homes 1997

*Harper, Van Scoik & Company, LLP 1994

*Harris Roofing & Sheetmetal of Florida, Inc. 1996

Hazelbaker Plumbing, Inc. 1999

HB Construction of Pinellas, Inc. 1999

Health Institute of Tampa Bay (The) 1993

*Heavenly Air Conditioning & Heating 1994

*Helbing Communications, Inc. 1999

Hendrick Roofing, Inc. 1995

Herb's Service & Storage, Inc. 1982

*Herp Hobby Shop, Inc. 1994

*Aquatic Surfaces, Inc. 1998

*Arthritis Research Institute Of America, Inc. 1993

*Arthur F Burt, DDS, PA 1996

*Ashberry Water Conditioning 1997

*Associated Network Solutions, Inc. 1992

Associated Paper & Supply of Florida 1988

*At Home Auto Care 1997

Aubrey Organics, Inc. 1999

Audio Visual Innovations, Inc. 1999

*Authorized Service, Inc. 1997

*Avid Engineering, Inc. 1996

Baby Paradise 1999

Banko Overhead Doors, Inc. 1988

*Bath Fitter 1998

*Baver's Heating & Air Conditioning 1998

*Bay Area Chem-Dry 1991

Bay Area Plumbing, Inc. 1999

Bay Area Roofing, Inc. 1999

Bay Area Security Services, Inc. 1989

*Bay City Plywood 1998

Bay City Tree Service, Inc. 1990

Bay Mobile Home Services, Inc. 1992

*Bay To Bay Mortgage, Inc. 1998

*BCD Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc. 1997

Beach Distributing, Inc. 1993

Beck Builders, Inc. 1986

Belcher Automotive 1999

Benchmark Roofing of Pasco, Inc. 1999

*Bender Eyecare, Inc. 1996

Bentzel Mechanical, Inc. 1993

*Best Irrigation & Landscaping 1997

Bethany's Test Company 1999

*Bette's Mobile Home Sales, Inc. 1998

Better Builders, Inc. 1979

*Better Hearing, Inc. 1988

*Bis Ventures Independent Insurance &

Investment 1999

Bisk Totaltape Publishing Company 1989

Blue Devil Tattoo Gallery 1999

*Blue Palm Cabinets, Inc. 1997

*Bob's Carpet Mart #250 1984

*Bond Auto Sales of St Petersburg, Inc. 1997

Booth Building Consultants 1997

*Braceco Door Company 1999

Brandon Auto Clinic, Inc. 1999

*Brandon Ford 1989

Brandon Movers, Incorporated 1999

Brandon Pest Control, Inc. 1987

Brandon Transmissions, Inc. 1999

Brantley Termite & Pest Control, Inc. 1980

*Bridal Bazaar, Inc. 1995

*BriteLyt 1999

*Brooksville Transmissions, Inc. 1997

*Buccaneer Chem-Dry 1991

Budget Rent A Car 1991

By The Sword, Inc. 1999

*C & D Printing, Inc. 1998

*C & T Home Improvement 1996

Caddy Shack 1996

Cady Industries, Inc. 1990

*Capital Water Treatment Company 1993

Carburetor Injection Specialty 1984

*Carpet Store, Inc. 1992

*Carrington Communities Inc. 1999

Carson Plumbing Service, Inc. 1998

Caseber Furniture, Inc. 1992

Cash Register Auto Insurance of Pasco County 1993

Casino Airlink 1994

*Casual Living USA 1990

Hill-Donnelly Corporation 1986

Holdermiller Construction, Inc. 1999

*Home Inspection Services of America, Inc. 1998

Home Masters Construction Corp. 1999

Homeowner's Choice Concrete Company 1989

Homeowners Insurance Agency, Inc. 1999

*Housecall Home Health, Inc. 1997

*Human Resource Designs, Inc. 1998

Hytek Better Water 1988

*I'm Selling It Myself, Inc. 1999

*Ice Cold Air 1994

Imperial Roofing Contractor, Inc. 1988

*In The News, Inc. 1993

*Inter Coast Pool And Deck Refinishing, Inc. 1999

Interphase, Inc. 1995

Ironwood Homes of Homosassa, Inc. 1999

Irwin Contracting, Inc. 1987

*Island Automated Medical Services, Inc. 1999

*Italiano Insurance Services, Inc. 1988

*Jaehne Financial, Inc. 1999

Jamelin Custom Homes, Inc. 1995

James R Harrison, Contractor-Builder 1997

Japanese Garden Mobile Estates, Inc. 1989

*Jaz Home Services 1993

Jersey Jim Towers TV & Air

Conditioning, Inc. 1989

JF Construction Enterprises, Inc. 1993

*JM Stewart Corporation 1996

*John B Tague, BS, DMD, PA. 1999

JR Pump Services, Inc. 1995

Judie Glenn, Inc. 1999

Julia Galpin Realty 1999

K & J Concrete Driveways 1993

Kalemeris Construction, Inc. 1988

Key Plumbing Services, Inc. 1999

KM Development Corp of Wisconsin 1999

*Knoblach Hearing Care, Inc. 1999

Kool Connection, Inc. 1999

L & W Paint & Body Shop 1988

*Larson Communities, Inc. 1994

Law Firm of Alan Powell, PA 1998

LC Technology International, Inc. 1999

*Leasure Automotive 1997

*LeClair Brothers Painting, Inc. 1993

*Lee's Specialty Contracting, Inc. 1998

Leon's/American Residential Services 1977

*Life Alert Emergency Response, Inc. 1997

*Life Line Screening of America 1994

Lifestyle Homes Of Tampa Bay, Inc. 1993

Lincourt Pharmacy Corporation 1998

Lindell Mazda 1986

Linder Roofing, Inc. 1999

*Longboat Key Pest Control, Inc. 1999

*Look Model & Talent Agency 1999

Loomis Graphics Inc. 1991

Louis Heit General Contractors 1999

Louver Shop Of Florida, The 1995

M & K Solar Services, Inc. 1986

*M & M Pool Finishers, Inc. 1997

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New Dawn Productions 1999

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