Monthly Archives: March 2010

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Tickets now available for BBQ, Bands and Brew fundraiser on April 25

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 31st, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

The Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting an afternoon of BBQ, Bands and Brew to benefit its nonprofit charitable arm Builders Care on Sunday, April 25 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts. The fundraiser is open to the public and will feature food from eight local barbeque-themed restaurants [...]

Local orthopaedic surgeon offers less invasive hip replacement surgery

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 30th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Peter Curcione is among the first orthopaedic surgeons in Southwest Florida to offer the anterior approach to hip replacement, an innovative, less invasive alternative to traditional surgery allowing patients to return to their normal, active lifestyles more quickly. The public is invited to an upcoming free seminar to learn more. To provide [...]

Tickets still available for Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, 2010 Lee County

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 29th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Tickets still are available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s Business Hall of Fame, 2010 Lee County. The dinner and awards ceremony will take place May 5 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Estero. At the event, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JA) will induct Jim Nathan, president of Lee Memorial [...]

Cappelli’s Catering celebrates 20 years of business with expansion

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 24th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Cappelli’s Catering will enter its twentieth year in business with a newly expanded facility. The new space allows the full-service, off-premise event planning and catering company to enhance its service to clients and accommodate future growth. “We are so pleased to celebrate two great milestones this year,” says Thomas Anthony Sbrocco, president of Cappelli’s Catering. [...]

Builders Care announces 2010 board of directors

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 16th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Builders Care announces an impressive board of directors that will guide the nonprofit agency in its mission to provide construction services at no cost to needy elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners in Lee County. President of the board is Bob Bassett, senior vice president of BB&T. Bassett has [...]

Free seminars March 17 and 18 to focus on anterior approach to hip replacement

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 15th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

To provide more information and answer questions about treatment options for severe hip pain, including the anterior approach to hip replacement, orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Peter Curcione will host free educational seminars on Wednesday, March 17 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Athletic Orthopedic and Reconstructive Center, 3400 Lee Blvd., Suite 105 in Lehigh Acres [...]

Sun Splash now open for the 2010 season

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 15th, 2010|Categories: News|

Splash Family Waterpark has officially opened its gates for the 2010 season. The Cape Coral water park is home to more than 14 acres of attractions for visitors of all ages including the Main Stream River Tube Ride, Electric Slide, Power Surge, Cape Fear, a tot spot for small children and three heart-pounding speed slides, [...]

Sponsors named for Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, 2010 Lee County

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 12th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces BB&T Insurance Services/Oswald Trippe & Company will be the title sponsor for the organization’s Business Hall of Fame, 2010 Lee County. In addition, Edison National Bank, Hope Hospice and Lee Memorial Health System in conjunction with Lee Memorial Health System Foundation will be gold sponsors. The Business Hall of [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. begins Florida Hospital renovation

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 9th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has started renovation of the catheterization lab at the Florida Hospital Heart and Vascular Center, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located on the Sebring campus of the Florida Hospital Heartland Division, the renovation includes an upgrade to Philips Allura equipment providing state-of-the-art image quality, while allowing the center to accommodate additional emergency [...]

Patient shares success following treatment for leading cause of infertility

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 9th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

After nearly two years of trying to get pregnant, a diagnosis of endometriosis brought hope to Jennifer and Joseph Ariola of Fort Myers. After meeting with Dr. Craig R. Sweet, a reproductive endocrinologist and medical director of Specialists in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, the couple learned that Ariola was among the 30 to 40 percent [...]

Taking Great Photos on the Fly

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 2nd, 2010|Categories: Hot Tips, Texas Marketing Forum|Tags: |

In last month’s blog, we emphasized the importance of photography as part of your media tool kit. Professional photography is ideal, but it isn’t always practical so we’d like to offer some tips for the non-professional photographers within your company who may find themselves responsible for capturing images that will appropriately represent your brand. First [...]

Stevens Construction completes Premier Surgery Center of Sarasota renovations

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 2nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has completed the renovations at Premier Surgery Center of Sarasota for Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America,  announced Mark Stevens, company president. Construction entailed a renovation of 20 rooms within the existing facility, located at 983 Beneva Road in Sarasota. Modifications included the reconstruction of restroom facilities and various restorative enhancements. Stevens Construction [...]

Gora/McGahey receives national honors for fire station design

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 2nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Gora/McGahey Architects was honored by the Fire Industry Equipment Research Organization (F.I.E.R.O.) for its design of the Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District’s Station 32. Gora/McGahey was the only Florida firm to earn the international recognition. The nonprofit group, which primarily serves fire safety professionals in the Southeast, presented Gora/McGahey Architects with an award for [...]

BB&T donates $2,500 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 2nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

BB&T has donated $2,500 to help the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Builders Care program provide free home repairs to disadvantage Lee County residents. Bob Bassett, BB&T senior vice president, also serves as president on the Builders Care board of directors. “This donation demonstrates BB&T’s ongoing commitment to the community and the building industry,” said [...]

Tickets and sponsorships available for Junior Achievement Hall of Fame

2016-11-08T15:01:23+00:00 March 2nd, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

Tickets and sponsorships now are available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2010 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. The dinner and awards ceremony will take place May 5 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Estero. At the event, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JA) will induct Jim Nathan, president of [...]

Sun Splash season passes now on sale

2016-11-08T15:01:24+00:00 March 2nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

With the March 13 opening day fast approaching, season passes to Sun Splash Family Waterpark are on sale now. “Early Bird” season passes offer savings up to 29 percent over regular season pass prices and are the most affordable way for budget-conscious families to enjoy the park all season long. Prior to the park opening [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. begins construction of hospice house

2016-11-08T15:01:24+00:00 March 2nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has begun construction of a 33,636-square-foot, 16-bed hospice house for Good Shepherd Hospice. The facility is situated on six acres at 1110 Hammock Road in Sebring. Designed to enhance a patient’s quality of life, the Bud and Donna Somers Hospice House and Resource Center will resemble Old Florida-style architecture with metal standing [...]

Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame inducts Nathan and Uhler

2016-11-08T15:01:24+00:00 March 2nd, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Jim Nathan, president of Lee Memorial Health System, and Tom Uhler, a founding principal of Uhler and Vertich Financial Planners, into the 2010 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, at a dinner and awards ceremony on May 5 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in [...]

Gora/McGahey’s Buschle speaks at retail symposium

2016-11-08T15:01:24+00:00 March 1st, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Ken Buschle, head of quality control and specifications for Gora/McGahey Architects, was a featured speaker at the ninth annual Retail Best Practices Symposium Jan. 28 at the Marco Ocean Beach Resort. Sponsored by Store Opening Solutions of Murfreesboro, Tenn., the symposium provided up-to-the minute advice and guidance to retailers from across the country. Buschle, a [...]