Monthly Archives: November 2009


Mad Cuisine offers gourmet holiday “Feast-To-Go” menu

2016-11-08T15:01:34+00:00 November 30th, 2009|Categories: News|

Mad Cuisine is offering a gourmet “Feast-To-Go” for winter holiday celebrations, including Christmas and Hanukah. Designed for customers who prefer to avoid the time-consuming preparation of a large holiday meal, the menu includes a large selection of appetizers, soups, entrées, accompaniments and desserts.   The à la carte menu features a variety of hors d’oeuvres [...]

Rick McCormack joins Gora/McGahey Architects

2016-11-08T15:01:34+00:00 November 30th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Renowned local architect Rick McCormack has joined Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA) as project architect and marketing director. McCormack has more than 30 years of experience in the industry and served as principal architect of his own firm prior to joining GMA. “We are so pleased to welcome Rick to the Gora/McGahey leadership team,” said Dan McGahey, [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives national honor

2016-11-08T15:01:34+00:00 November 30th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Junior Achievement Worldwide Headquarters has awarded Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Inc. with a Gold Summit Award for reaching outstanding success in financial health, program quality, management effectiveness and program growth.   “The Summit Award winners represent the best JA has to offer,” said Sean C. Rush, president and CEO of JA Worldwide. “They set [...]

Lee County leads state in death rates due to falls

2016-11-08T15:01:34+00:00 November 30th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Lee County leads the state in death rates due to falls among counties over 250,000 people, according to the newest statewide statistics. Last year, 94 people in Lee County died from falls, and falls remain the leading cause of accidental deaths in the county.   Because of the high death rate, a campaign to prevent [...]

MotorAge magazine recognizes Terry Wynter Auto Service Center with ‘Top Shop’ award

2016-11-08T15:01:34+00:00 November 30th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

MotorAge magazine has named Terry Wynter Auto Service Center among the top ten in the nation for its prestigious Top Shop Awards for 2009. Terry Wynter Auto Service Center was the only Florida shop to qualify for the national recognition and will be featured in the December issue of the magazine.   “I am extremely [...]

Builders Care plans holiday building spree

2016-11-08T15:01:34+00:00 November 30th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

This year’s “hottest gifts” lists may not include home repairs, but to certain people in our community home repair is the greatest gift they could receive. Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), is answering their need and spreading the holiday spirit with several home repair projects for area residents [...]

Studio RK Salon offers new at-home spa products for the hands and feet

2016-11-08T15:01:34+00:00 November 25th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Studio RK Salon, a full-service hair and nail salon in Fort Myers, now is offering at-home or in-salon healthy, eco-friendly hand and foot treatments for $15. The self-heating spa mitts and socks are available in the salon and online at   “This makes the perfect stocking stuffer or special treatment before your big holiday [...]

Gourmet holiday gifts available at The Sandy Butler

2016-11-08T15:01:35+00:00 November 24th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Sandy Butler offers a multitude of gifting options to satisfy every gourmand. While a variety of beautifully-wrapped pre-made gift baskets such as the Coffee Lovers Basket and Holiday Hostess Basket are available, the gourmet market also creates custom gift baskets that are individually designed to reflect the recipients’ personal taste. Individual items such as [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. collects Toys for Tots donations

2016-11-08T15:01:35+00:00 November 23rd, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Stevens Construction Inc. is collecting toy donations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, announced Mark Stevens, company president.   Located at 6208 Whiskey Creek Drive, Stevens Construction is among numerous businesses in Southwest Florida serving as drop-off sites for those interested in donating to the program. The company is collecting new, [...]

Stevens Construction awarded contract for Glenview at Pelican Bay renovation

2016-11-08T15:01:35+00:00 November 17th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has been awarded the contract for the renovations at The Glenview at Pelican Bay, announced Mark Stevens, company president.   Construction will occur in two phases and include interior renovations of the 12-story Continuing Care Retirement Community, including the skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, located at 100 Glenview Place. The community will [...]

Builders Care miniature golf tournament raises more than $2,000

2016-11-08T15:01:35+00:00 November 10th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), hosted its first miniature golf tournament to raise funds to help local homeowners in need. BIA members, volunteers and community residents totaling nearly 30 teams and more than 100 players came out to play 18 holes of miniature golf for a family night [...]

Donations, volunteers needed for Thanksgiving Day meal for less fortunate

2016-11-08T15:01:35+00:00 November 10th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Christ Community Church is hosting a free Thanksgiving Day meal for the less fortunate on Thursday, Nov. 26 from Noon-3 p.m. at Christ Community Church, 4801 Orange Grove Blvd. in North Fort Myers. Organizers are requesting donations and volunteer support to feed about 250 people on Thanksgiving Day. “This year has been especially difficult for [...]

Local ophthalmologist presents groundbreaking research at conference

2016-11-08T15:01:35+00:00 November 3rd, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

New research by Dr. Hussein Wafapoor of Retina Health Center may help ophthalmologists better predict whether patients who have epiretinal membrane, also referred to as a “wrinkled retina,” are more likely to develop macular edema and require further treatment following cataract surgery. With this new information, physicians can better educate patients on macular edema and [...]

Now is the time to start planning your 2010 marketing initiatives

2016-11-08T15:01:35+00:00 November 2nd, 2009|Categories: Hot Tips, Marketing|Tags: , , |

While it may seem strange to see Christmas decorations in the stores the day after Halloween, the fact is Christmas is just six weeks away. When you take into consideration the various holiday closings, there are less than 40 business days left in 2009 – which means it’s time to begin planning for 2010.   [...]

The Sandy Butler offers Thanksgiving Day menu or gourmet-to-go

2016-11-08T15:01:35+00:00 November 2nd, 2009|Categories: News|

The Sandy Butler is offering multiple options for Thanksgiving Day dinner planning in its gourmet market and restaurant. For guests who want a home-cooked holiday meal without the fuss, The Sandy Butler market offers a new holiday take-home menu including fresh all-natural turkeys, certified angus prime rib, sliced honey-baked hams, vegetables, cranberry sauce, all the [...]

New York’s celebrity caterer to lead Mad Cuisine, formerly Mad Take Out

2016-11-08T15:01:35+00:00 November 2nd, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Swanky Lifestyle Company is providing Southwest Florida residents and businesses with celebrity treatment by importing the talents of one of New York’s top caterers, Andrea Correale to lead Mad Cuisine. Asmanaging partner of Mad Cuisine (formerly Mad Take Out), Correale will apply her experience cooking for celebrities such as the Trumps, Brooke Shields, Gweneth Paltrow [...]