850 — The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida - 850 Business Magazine June-July 2010

Water for People Gets Support in Northwest Florida

According to UNICEF, more than 1 billion  people around the world have no access to clean drinking water. An additional 2.6 billion people lack proper sanitation. Employees of American Water, the largest investor-owner water and wastewater utility company in the…

George Koikos is a Hands-On Entrepreneur

Hands-On Entrepreneur George Koikos’ American dream was realized by pleasing customers and maintaining quality By Tori Gibbs Originally published in the June/July 2010 issue of 850 Magazine George Koikos greets visitors with a warm smile and a cold handshake. The…

Summer Must-Haves for Execs

From iPad holders to rum to shoes with built-in fitness, we've got a list of items any exec would love to have this summer. Company Perks Executive Luxuries and Must-Haves By Tisha Crews Keller Originally published in the June/July 2010…

How's the Economy Treating Small Business?

The 850 Economic Road Test From Havana to Pensacola, 850 hits the road in Northwest Florida to test the economic waters of small business By Lilly Rockwell with Zandra Wolfgram and Tony Bridges Originally published in the June/July 2010 issue…

Save Money on Worker's Comp NOW

Lowering the Cost of Doing Business Major reforms of the state’s workers’ compensation laws in 2003 have resulted in fewer claims filed by employees and better insurance rates for businesses By Christine Jordan Sexton Originally published in the June/July 2010…

Meet Charlie Modica, Seaside's Anchor

Seaside’s Anchor Charlie Modica met his competition head-on, shifting focus and giving his customers a unique experience By John Van Gieson Originally published in the June/July 2010 issue of 850 Magazine Charles J. Modica Jr. may be the most recognizable…

St. Marks Seeks a Rebirth

Seeking a Rebirth Hard hit by hurricanes and the economy, St. Marks works to revitalize itself By Lee Gordon Originally published in the June/July 2010 issue of 850 Magazine In the 1950s, St. Marks was one of the key social…