CANON U.S.A., INC. AND THE EXECUTIVE WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION HONOR 2006 CANON BUSINESSWOMAN OF THE YEAR
Rhode Island Businesswoman Carol Malysz Introduced as the Recipient of This Year’s Award at The EWGA’s Annual Conference.
LAKE SUCCESS, NY, - Canon U.S.A., Inc., and the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) named Carol Malysz of Providence, R.I., the 2006 recipient of the prestigious Canon Businesswoman of the Year Award at the EWGA ’s Annual Conference earlier this month.
“The Canon Businesswoman of the Year Award recognizes a EWGA member who has demonstrated exemplary business leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and expert business acumen, skills and talent to achieve success both on and off the golf course, ” said William Reed, senior vice president and general manager, Corporate Communications, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “This is the fourth year that Canon, a supporting partner of the EWGA, has sponsored this award. Ms. Malysz is a great example of the type of professional this award was created to honor. ”
As the director of the Rhode Island Center for Women and Enterprise, Malysz has helped her clients secure more than $16 million in financing, and has trained and counseled more than 5,500 women. Prior to starting the Center seven years ago, she led the start-up of the Business Expansion Division at the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation to provide account management services to 25,000 Rhode Island businesses. Her most recent start-up is the founding of the Rhode Island chapter of the EWGA in 2005.
She has been recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as the Rhode Island “Women in Business” Advocate of the Year and was named a Rhode Island Commodore in 2003. Malysz has an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Boston College in Wellesley, Massachusetts and is a graduate of the Center for Creative Leadership.
Malysz serves as the president of the Rhode Island EWGA chapter and in July she organized volunteers for the EWGA Foundation ’s fundraising events held in conjunction with the U.S. Women’s Open in Newport, R.I. She has been appointed to serve as a member representative on the finance committee of the EWGA Board in 2007.
MYSTIC DUNES™ GOLF CLUB CELEBRATES 5TH ANNIVERSARY
ORLANDO, FL - Five years ago, Mystic Dunes ™ Golf Club opened two miles south of Walt Disney World. With so many other courses in the Central Florida area, the owners wanted something different. They told course designer & former PGA player Gary Koch to give them a design that people would talk about. And talk they did!
“Four of the best finishing holes you’ll find anywhere”, said Golf & Leisure. “The game is less conventional here,” stated Travel Digest. Moreover, Golf Magazine recognized Mystic Dunes™ Golf Club as “honorable mention” in its list of excellent courses that opened for public play in 2001.
The course is listed by Golf Digest’s “Best Places To Play” as a four-star facility, and is ranked #2 among “Orlando’s Top 5 Golf Courses” by TravelGolf.com. Just recently, Mystic Dunes™ Resort & Golf Club was listed on the top 100 list of Golfweek’s Best Resort Golf Courses.
Established in December of 1997, Tempus Resorts International, Ltd., is the premier vacation ownership company in Central Florida. With the strong financial backing of Apollo Real Estate Advisors of New York and a superior management team, Tempus is rapidly becoming a national leader in the vacation ownership industry. The company develops, markets, and sells vacation intervals to consumers throughout the world. For more information you can visit www.mystic-dunes-resort.com or www.mysticdunesgolf.com.
GOLFWEEK MAGAZINE NAMES SOUTHERN HILLS PLANTATION CLUB GOLF COURSE ONE OF THE COUNTRY ’S BEST
BROOKSVILLE, FL - The acclaimed Pete Dye championship golf course at Southern Hills Plantation Club in Brooksville is already a resident favorite. Although it just opened in January, it is now a favorite of Golfweek magazine and golf ’s most discerning players.
Golfweek magazine, one of the nation’s leading golf publications, has named Southern Hills Plantation Club on two of its “Golfweek’s Best” lists. The Pete Dye course is ranked 39 on the “2006 Top 50 Best New Courses” and ranked 77 on the “2006 Top 100 Residential Courses.”
“There are a large number of new courses with a high design caliber opening every year, ” said Jim Harvey, regional manager, LandMar Group, “so it’s an honor to be recognized among the nation’s most prestigious courses.”
“We’re pleased to receive the accolades from Golfweek magazine,” said Travis Norman, executive vice president of marketing for Hampton Golf Clubs, “but the real proof of the greatness of the Southern Hills course is when you step on the course and can see what a special place it is. ”
The private course is for Southern Hills Plantation Club residents. Some of the last homesites with views of the community ’s acclaimed championship golf course were released for sale earlier this summer. These homesites offer residents maximum views of the course, while ensuring the ultimate experience for golfers.
To request more information about the golf course, membership or residences at Southern Hills Plantation Club, visit www.sohilly.com or call (888) SO-HILLY, or (352) 799-9898.
KOLTER COMMUNITIES TO START CONSTRUCTION OF 3,500 SQUARE FOOT CLUBHOUSE AT GRANDE OAKS AT HEATHROW
HEATHROW, FL. - Kolter Communities will start construction of a 3,500 square foot clubhouse in January at Grande Oaks at Heathrow, its gated townhome community, located in Heathrow off Orange Blvd. and H.E. Thomas, Jr. Parkway in north Seminole County.
Steven V. Bovio, senior project manager at Grande Oaks at Heathrow, said the community clubhouse will include a state-of-the-art fitness center, a swimming pool and a children ’s playground.
Bovio said 28 luxury townhomes are now under construction in four buildings in the first phase at Grande Oaks at Heathrow.
Soon, workers will begin planting 11 large oak trees at the community entrance on H.E. Thomas, Jr. Pkwy. and Orange Blvd., and Kolter is building eight “pocket” parks throughout the community with landscaping, trees, walkways and bench seating, Bovio said.
Luxury townhomes in the first phase will offer 2,280 square feet of living space to 2,447 square feet, priced from $389,900. A second phase will start construction late next year.
The townhomes are designed with concrete floors and reinforced block walls, Bovio said, with a private gated entry, spacious floor plans, tile roofs, tile floors, granite counter-tops, two-car garages and an amenity-rich clubhouse.
Kolter Communities is an international real estate and development firm that has been acquiring, developing and managing residential and commercial real estate throughout North America for 50 years. Since 1994, Kolter has built out over $3 billion worth of residential communities and currently has $3.7 billion in residential developments in various stages of completion.