Grand opening

Back To Health Chiropractic and Dr. Nathaniel Cox will host a grand opening event April 26 at 5:30 p.m. at 1400 SE Magnolia Extension, Ocala. Refreshments will be served. To learn more, call 512-0530.

Food drive

Caliber Collision is asking its customers, business partners and the public to donate grocery bags full of food during its seventh annual Rhythm Restoration Food Drive, running through May 11.

Donations in Marion County will help the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida during the summer months when many children who typically rely on school lunches go hungry when school is out.

The Ocala office is at 765 NW 30th Ave. To learn more, call 732-2990. Online donations can be made at

Hospital award

The Villages Regional Hospital physicians, leaders, and clinicians gathered recently to celebrate the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, given to the hospital’s Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center for the fourth consecutive year. The Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal.

Manager named

Sims Crane & Equipment, which has 12 locations in Florida, has named Bruce Holley as branch manager in Ocala. Holley will oversee sales, operations and customer relationships for the North Central Florida region.

Holley brings to his position more than 30 years of utility and crane industry experience. He most recently was general manager for a major utility company in Indiana.

New builder

Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club and Royal Shell Real Estate have announced Couture Lifestyle Homes as the newest preferred builder for the gated, master-planned community of 10 neighborhoods.

This comes after President and CEO Gary Hartogh and his wife became members of Golden Ocala and bought a farm in Marion County. As a preferred homebuilder based on 30-plus years, including gated golf course and waterfront properties, Hartogh and his team will build several luxury custom homes for new members.

Multi-county manager

Duke Energy has selected Elizabeth Ramirez Godwin to serve as an economic development manager for Alachua, Columbia, Marion, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia counties.

Godwin has extensive experience in economic development recruitment, marketing, research and collaboration with industry and economic development partners. She is a native of Austin, Texas where she worked for organizations including the Austin Chamber of Commerce, AngelouEconomics and the Office of the Governor. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and global studies. She will be based in DeLand.