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sciewicz worked for over a dozen years, Corona Cigar Company has grown into both a leading online and brick and mor- tar retailer, operating three Orlando-area locations, all with full liquor service. The longest-established store at Sand Lake Rd./Dr. Phillips Boulevard, opened in 2002 and today includes a Drew Estate Lounge. The Lake Mary/Heathrow lo- cation opened in 2005 and hosts a Mon- tecristo Lounge, while the Downtown store with its Diamond Crown Lounge opened in 2007. All locations are situ- ated near concentrations of restaurants, drawing after-diner clients. Borysiewicz has continued other established traditions from his experience building his Corona Cigar locations, including the same ex- tended operating hours: Davidoff Tampa opens at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. on Sundays, staying open un- til midnight Monday and Tuesday; until 1 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, and until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. In addition to his considerable retail, lounge, and bar experience, Borysiewicz has led Corona Cigar to the top of Da- vidoff's brand sales performance two years running, having earned Davidoff Golden Band Awards in 2014 and 2015 for multiple retail locations. Borysiewicz, who has served on the board of directors of the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailer's Association (IPCPR), was also honored by Davidoff in 2012 with an industry service award and has received numerous other honors for his efforts in- cluding as co-founder and long-time chairman of Cigar Rights of America (CRA), created as the only consumer, grassroots organization in existance fight ing to protect the rights of cigar consum- ers to be able to buy, afford, and smoke fine cigars. 34 SMOKESHOP February 2016 > RETAIL SPOTLIGHT > Like the Corona Cigar Co.'s existing loca- tions, the full liquor bar at Davidoff Tampa carries many rare and exclusive whiskies, bourbons, and rums, made possible due to Tanya Borysiewicz's close working relation- ship with liquor industry sources.

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