Monthly Archives: August 2009


Debra Lombardo joins Myerlee Respiratory

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 28th, 2009|Categories: News|

Debra Lombardo has joined Myerlee Respiratory, a division of Myerlee Pharmacy, as a certified respiratory therapist. In this position, she is responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with referral sources, as well as conducting and interpreting studies to enhance patient care. She has more than 10 years of experience as a respiratory therapist, including management [...]

Stevens Construction completes Barnes Family Chiropractic

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 24th, 2009|Categories: News|

Stevens Construction Inc. has completed the construction of the 7,310-square-foot Barnes Family Chiropractic office building, announced Mark Stevens, company president.   Located at 4302 Del Prado Blvd., the new facility features a contemporary exterior with a unique metal-clad canopy, resembling the curvature of the spine. The 3,591-square-foot chiropractic office of Dr. William Barnes includes seven [...]

Bruce Gora honored by state association for community service efforts

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 24th, 2009|Categories: News|

Bruce Gora, founder of Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA), has been honored posthumously by the American Institute of Architects Florida State Chapter for his many contributions to Southwest  Florida community. Gora was awarded the Hillard T. Smith Community Service Award Silver Medal at a recent awards ceremony in Tampa. “Bruce was extremely passionate about his work and [...]

Six local physicians named to Florida Medical Association committees

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 21st, 2009|Categories: News|

The Lee County Medical Society (LCMS) announced today that six member physicians have been appointed to various committees of the Florida Medical Association (FMA), providing the Lee County community with significant representation at the state level.The selected members include: - Dr. Larry Hobbs, Fort Myers, emergency medicine, LCMS president, FMA Council on Legislation and FMA [...]

Swanky Lifestyle appoints Doragh to executive vice president

2009-08-19T14:51:06-04:00August 19th, 2009|Categories: News|

Cyndi Doragh has been appointed executive vice president of Swanky Lifestyle. In this position, Doragh will oversee all financial and administrative aspects of the company’s three food and beverage operations, Bacchus, Mad Takeout and Krafty Kuisine, including human relations, fiscal development, community relations and permitting.   Doragh has a vast knowledge of marketing, corporate development [...]

Florida’s Medicare carrier now covers use of new medication

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 19th, 2009|Categories: News|

Dr. Alexander M. Eaton is pleased to announce that Florida's Medicare carrier has agreed to cover the use of the drug Avastin® (Bevacizumab) in the treatment of patients with an expanded number of eye conditions, in addition to macular degeneration. For nearly two years, Eaton has advocated for the new policy in an effort to [...]

Eaton and Wafapoor Named to “Best Doctors” List

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 18th, 2009|Categories: News|

Drs. Alexander M. Eaton and Hussein Wafapoor of Retina Health Center were recently selected as two of the Best Doctors in America® 2009-2010 by Best Doctors, Inc. Selected through a peer-review process, only 5 percent of physicians in the United States are selected to become Best Doctors.For four consecutive years, Dr. Eaton has been named [...]

Social Media Marketing for Commercial Real Estate Agents

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 11th, 2009|Categories: Hot Tips, Social Media|

Real Estate Forum magazine has an interesting article about how social media marketing can be helpful to commercial real estate agents. Find the article on pages 48 and 49 of the online version of the magazine at: If you are a sales agent who is interested in creating an online presence, we can help! Call us today at [...]

Bacchus and Mad Takeout serve signature dish at Young Professionals annual party

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 10th, 2009|Categories: News|

Swanky Lifestyle restaurants Bacchus and Mad Takeout provided in-kind catering services for the Young Professionals Annual Party, which took place Aug. 8 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the Bell Tower Shops.   Bacchus is an upscale restaurant and wine bar also located in the Bell Tower Shops. The restaurant offers a variety of fine [...]

Robert Schuerman judges masonry competition

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 10th, 2009|Categories: News|

Robert Schuerman, construction administrator for Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA), recently served as a judge for the Masonry Association of Florida (MAF) annual awards competition. The results will be announced Aug. 8 at the MAF Annual Awards Banquet in Stuart, Fla. The program, which honors the workmanship and ingenuity of mason contractors, architects and engineers who build [...]

Dr. Alexander Eaton presents findings on wet macular degeneration at international vision conference

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 7th, 2009|Categories: News|

Dr. Alexander M. Eaton of Retina Health Center recently presented new findings in the treatment of wet macular degeneration at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) international conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.   As he has in the past, Eaton worked with Thomas Jefferson Academy student Sabrina Prabakaran, an 18-year-old senior on [...]

Bacchus to host special wine dinner Aug. 20

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 7th, 2009|Categories: News|

Bacchus, an upscale restaurant and wine bar located in the Bell Tower Shops, will host a special, four-course dinner event Aug. 20 featuring wine pairings from renowned California vintner Lucas Meeker of The Meeker Vineyard. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public; reservations are required.   The first course of [...]

Builders Care launches new program to assist unemployed construction volunteers

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 6th, 2009|Categories: News|

Since 2005, construction volunteers have helped the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Builders Care program provide free home repair services to economically disadvantaged residents in Lee County. Builders Care relies heavily on these volunteers to provide everything from project management to hands on construction to help build wheelchair ramps, install doors, paint and much more. [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company completes United Way building

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 6th, 2009|Categories: News|

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (OAK) has completed the construction of a new operations building for United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades in Fort Myers, Fla.   This 9,500-square-foot building was constructed to house the local United Way organizational space requirements as the agency serves the needs of the communities in Hendry, Glades and Lee counties. The [...]

Lee County Medical Society offers free physician directory

2016-11-08T15:01:43-04:00August 4th, 2009|Categories: News|

The Lee County Medical Society is offering the public a free directory of Lee County physicians as a reference for patients looking for referrals to local doctors.   “This is a great resource for residents new to area looking for a family physician as well as current residents looking for a physician in a specialized [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. wins Aurora Award for third year

2016-11-08T15:01:44-04:00August 3rd, 2009|Categories: News|

For the third consecutive year, Stevens Construction Inc. has won an Aurora Award from the Florida Home Builders Association at the Southeast Builder’s Conference. The Aurora Awards honor the best in residential and commercial construction in a 12-state region. The company has also won a Grand Aurora Award, which is presented to the best project [...]