CPR - GADGET TECH OF ST. PETE CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING JANUARY 15
St. Petersburg, FL (January 11, 2013) -- The public is invited to join city officials, community leaders, friends and neighbors for the grand opening celebration of CPR-Gadget Tech of St. Pete, located at 1472 66th Street North in the Shoppes at Royale, at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 15. Refreshments and giveaways will be provided.
CPR-Gadget Tech of St. Pete repairs broken cell phones, tablets, laptops, iPads, iPods, Wii's, X-boxes, GPS systems, MP3 players and even digital cameras. Repair services are provided via walk-in or mail-in requests. CPR - Gadget Tech also offers a variety of refurbished equipment for sale at their location.
In addition, as an alternative to expensive cell phone repair or replacement insurance, they offer comparable coverage for $30 annually. A socially- and environmentally- conscious business, CPR-Gadget Tech hires veterans whenever possible and recycles old phones and small electronics.
Owners Catherine Campbell and Gin Heroux have diverse backgrounds, but building business and personal relationships in St. Petersburg is a big part of their future. After high school, Gin served stateside in the U.S. Women's Army Corps during the Vietnam era as a bookkeeper. Gin later became the exhibition chef at the National Geographic Society. Catherine previously worked at the Washington Post in sales and operations. She moved to St. Petersburg and served as the Director of Operations at the Poynter Institute where she became enamored with the city and its citizens.
"I am proud to have these veteran and minority business owners launch their first business in St. Petersburg's growing retail market," said Mayor Bill Foster. "They are a welcome addition to this vibrant corner of our community and provide a much needed service to our citizens."
Business hours are Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; closed on Sunday. Visit www.cpr-stores.com/st-pete or call 727-289-7065 for more details and directions.
This is another business assisted by the city of St. Petersburg's Business Assistance Center, Economic Development, Marketing, and Police departments.