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  • Friday, February 7, 2014

Pawleys Plantation names general manager

Myrtle Beach – National Golf Management has named Sean Zaharakes, a former golf pro with a variety of experience in the industry, as general manager at Pawleys Plantation.

Zaharakes will lead operations at the Pawleys Island club, which features a spectacular Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course that winds through scenic tidal marsh.

Zaharakes worked as assistant controller with Arnold Palmer Golf Management at Walt Disney World for more than two years. Previously, he served as head golf professional at Tiger Point Golf Club in Pensacola, Fla., and as assistant pro at ChampionsGate Golf Club at Omni Orlando Resort. The Tampa, Fla., native also worked four summers as a junior camp instructor at The First Tee of Tampa Bay.

“Sean brings a high level of expertise and experience to his position at Pawleys Plantation,” said National Golf Management South Regional Operations Manager Chris Hendrick, who worked with Zaharakes at Tiger Point and ChampionsGate. “We’re excited he’s joined the National Golf Management team.”

Zaharakes played collegiate golf career at Stanford University beginning in 2000, four years after Tiger Woods departed the school to play the PGA Tour.

New business assists with simple routine maintenance

Michael Ferris of Myrtle Beach is the owner of a new business, Simply Maintenance of The Carolina’s. The business is designed to assist owners of vacation properties, property owners who currently rent properties, rentals and any one in need of simple routine maintenance.

There are three different maintenance plans, a design your own plan and concierge services available. Each plan has simple monthly payment plans. To inquire about Simply Maintenance of The Carolina’s please visit www.simplycarolinas.com or contact Mike at grandstrandservices@live.com.

SERVPRO earns fifth consecutive year on Entrepreneur’s Top 10 Franchise List

Entrepreneur magazine recently announced its annual Franchise 500 rankings, naming SERVPRO®, a cleanup and restoration Franchise company, to its Top 10 list for the fifth consecutive year. Of the 853 companies qualified for the rankings, SERVPRO® earned the No. 7 spot overall and the top spot in its own industry for the 11th consecutive year. According to Entrepreneur, the Franchise 500 selection process2 is driven by “objective, quantifiable measures of a franchise operation,” with some of the most important factors being “financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system.”

“This is a very satisfying achievement,” said Rick Isaacson, executive vice president of Servpro Industries, Inc., “and we’re proud of our franchise team that delivers—year over year—the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction. These seasoned professionals continue to make the SERVPRO® Brand the standard for excellence in our industry.”

SERVPRO® Franchise Owners in the Georgetown area specialize in fire and water cleanup and restoration services, helping both commercial and residential customers recover from property damage emergencies. From small one room home disasters, to large commercial facilities, or statewide storm response situations, SERVPRO® helps make property damage ‘Like it never even happened’.

“At the end of the day, our Franchisees are individual small business owners who live and work in the communities they serve,” said Isaacson.

“When the unexpected happens, local home and business owners know they can turn to their local SERVPRO professional to help them put their lives back on track as quickly and painlessly as possible. As this year’s Entrepreneur rankings demonstrate again, this is both a responsibility and a privilege that our franchisees take very seriously.”

For more information about SERVPRO® in the Georgetown area, please contact one of the local business owners below. For more information about SERVPRO®, please visit www.servpro.com.

For SERVPRO of Georgetown County, please contact William Roehl who can be reached at (843) 236_6278 or w_roehl@hotmail.com

For SERVPRO of Horry County, please contact William Roehl who can be reached at (843) 236-6278 or w_roehl@hotmail.com.

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