Recommended Businesses

FOCM Referrals/Recommendations

This section is a place where FOCM puts businesses and services that it recommends. It is a resource for people to use in evaluating a prospective business or service to use.

The Quahog Kid
Business Owner: Michael Brosius; my girlfriend’s cousin
Will ship frozen anywhere in US; 10% off for FOCM members

Heather Hollick
Teacher, writer, and coach on a mission to make the world a better place to work. Experienced organizational consultant helpful with leadership development, strategic planning, facilitation, and team coaching. Author of Helpful: A Guide to Life, Careers, and the Art of Networking.

919 360-1532

MailRoom Ship and Print
2840 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC
Spader & Isbell, CPAs
Co-owner: Toni F. Isbell
4102 Oleander Drive, Suite 3
Wilmington, NC 28403
Sudslingers Dog Wash & Grooming
Owner: Brandon Mayo
4904-A Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
Self-service dog wash stations and professional grooming.
We Do Windows Plus
Owner: Greg Johns
Wilmington, NC
Excellent service
Wrightsville Beach Brewery
6201 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC
Serving a lot of their beers and many other local beers
Full food menu and outdoor beer garden
Rachel Childs Hair Studio
This is who I have chosen to cut my hair.
Rachel Childs – Owner/Stylist
(717) 437-5807
Salon 1 Suites; Room 107
4401 H Oleander Dr.
Wilmington, NC
C & R Photography
Craig Childs – Owner/Expert Photographer
Flytrap Brewing
319 Walnut Street
Wilmington, NC
Mike Barlas is the owner and brewer.
Bodies In Balance
Physical Therapy
5710 Oleander Dr. Suite 211
Wilmington, NC
Bombshell Beer Company
120 Quantum Dr.
Holly Springs, NC
Owners: Ellen Joyner, Jackie Hudspeth, Michelle Miniutti
Allergy Partners of Raleigh
3600 NW Cary Parkway, Suite 102
Cary, NC 27513
Phone: (919) 466-7773
Dr. Gutekunst is the daughter of my friend Eric Rivera.
Taste the Olive and Vine
25 N 3rd St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 256-6457
Owners: Randy and Deedee Hall
Executive Chef: Dave Andersen (all 3 are from Tucson, AZ)
Clayton B. Smith, III, DDS
1606 Doctors Circle, Wilmington, NC
Dr. Smith and office staff are personable
and very knowledgeable about insurance.
Flora Landscapes
Flora built a beautiful patio for us.
They have great management and staff;
thorough, considerate and conscientious.
Red Bank Wine
Mayfaire Town Center 1001 International Drive Wilmington, NC
Eric and Sara Copeland are the owners. They and their staff are very helpful and knowledgeable. I believe its the best wine store in Wilmington.
Grunge texture, digital composition
Fortnight Brewing Company
Cary’s only micro-brewery.
Stuart Arnold heads up Operations.
(919) 342 6604
Juice That Brand Promotions
Juice That Brand is a promotional product distributor and Kim Debnam is excellent in finding the right products.
(980) 875-7384
Good Hops Brewing
Good Hops Brewing LLC is owned by Rich & Patricia Jones and William & Sharon Gorczynski
811 Harper Avenue at Dow Road
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(706) 713-1594
Sappelt Roofing & Gutters
This is who we use for roofing repairs.
Jeff Sappelt – Owner
(910) 763-9239
Four Oaks Pet Hospital
This is where we take our pets.
Dr. Pandolfi and her staff are exceptionally good and caring.
(910) 397-0710
Wawa Alterations
This is where I take any clothes needing alterations or sewing.
(910) 392-5573
Broomtail Craft Brewery
Lisa Owings is the owner.6404 Amsterdam Way #100
Wilmington, NC 28405

Transition Strategies, LLC
88 Militia Hill Dr.
Wayne, PA 19087
Robin Bond and Walter Stickley provide the full range of employment legal services and are excellent to work with.

The Law Offices of Robert F. Zielinski

Focuses on Domestic and Foreign Intellectual Property Law including Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Trade Secrets, Domain Names, Websites and Anti-Counterfeiting. Bob is married to Anne Zielinski, whom I have known for 20+ years. 10% discount on services to FOCM Members.