Bayside Community Church in Bradenton to broadcast leadership development event

April 29, 2013 

BRADENTON -- Bayside Community Church will host the 2013 Chick-fil-A Leadercast on May 10 at its East Bradenton campus.

Chick-fil-A Leadercast is a one-day leadership development event broadcast live from Atlanta, Ga., and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the country. Leadercast provides an opportunity to improve leadership skills and network with leaders in the community.

This year's theme, "Simply Lead," emphasizes cutting through the clutter and simplifying your life so that leadership can thrive, and features a lineup of business, sports and leadership visionaries.

Speakers are David Allen, best-selling author of "Getting Things Done" and productivity expert; Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State (2005-2009); Jack Welch, former Chairman and CEO of General Electric; Andy Stanley, best-selling leadership author; Mike Krzyzewski, head men's basketball coach, Duke University and Team USA; Sanya Richards-Ross, 2012 London Olympic gold medalist, track and field; Henry Cloud, best-selling author and leadership consultant; Rorke Denver, Navy SEAL and star of the 2012 movie "Act of Valor"; and John C. Maxwell, best-selling author and leadership expert.

The event is 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Bayside Community Church, 15800 State Road 64 East To register, visit

For more information regarding the Chick-fil-A Leadercast, contact Kelly Matson at 941-755-8600 or

Coastal Orthopedics recognized for its care

Coastal Orthopedics was awarded the Suncoast Select's "2013 Best Health Care Provider" for the second consecutive year for its exceptional service and patient care.

Each year Living on the Suncoast sponsors the Suncoast Select awards to honor the healthcare providers and physicians serving Manatee and Sarasota counties that exemplify the best in health care.

"Coastal Orthopedics is proud to be recognized for what we do every day, striving to provide the best and most compassionate healthcare to the people of our area," says President of Coastal Orthopedics, Dr. Arthur Valadie.

This year Coastal launched two new programs including Ortho After Hours, a walk-in-clinic for full-service orthopedic care beyond typical business hours, and a comprehensive concussion program lead by Coastal's newest physician, Dr. Jeremy Ng. Both programs aim to better serve the needs of the community.

Roper Industries 1Q net income rises 15 percent

Roper Industries Inc., a medical and industrial equipment maker, said Monday that its first-quarter net income increased 15 percent and boosted its profit prediction for the full year.The earnings beat Wall Street predictions, while the revenue fell short. Its shares slipped

in morning trading.

The Sarasota-based company earned $124.9 million, or $1.25 per share, up from $108.3 million, or $1.09 per share, in the same quarter the year before. Excluding one-time items, the company said it earned $1.27 per share for the recent quarter.Revenue rose 4 percent to $737.1 million from $711.1 million. Excluding a fair value adjustment to acquired deferred revenue, the company said it posted adjusted revenue of $741 million.Analysts, on average, expected a profit of $1.22 per share on $776.6 million in revenue, according to FactSet.Orders increased 9 percent to $794 million.Medical and scientific imaging revenue increased 23 percent to $200.4 million, while industrial technology revenue fell 7 percent to $182.2 million.Roper boosted its full-year adjusted profit prediction to a range of $5.76 to $5.94 per share. It previously projected a profit of $5.60 to $5.82 per share. Analysts expect earnings of $5.74 per share.Its shares fell $1.22 to $122.09 in morning trading. They are down 4 percent from a 52-week high of $127.42 in late March. They traded as low as $92.53 in mid-July 2012.

-- Herald staff

and wire reports

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