Monthly Archives: May 2010

Local builders remodel bathroom for local woman with muscular dystrophy

2016-11-08T15:01:21+00:00 May 28th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Marian Gann, 78, has suffered with muscular dystrophy since birth. Gann is bound to her wheelchair and her bed.  She has a caregiver that comes in daily to help her get from the bed to her wheelchair and other daily living activities.  Due to her lack of mobility, she can no longer get into the [...]

Priority Marketing partners with law enforcement to help solve Cold Cases

2016-11-08T15:01:21+00:00 May 26th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

In an effort to help with difficult-to-solve murder and missing person crimes, Priority Marketing has teamed up with Florida and Georgia law enforcement agencies to produce Cold Case Playing Cards that are distributed in prisons and probation offices. The Cold Case Playing Cards can be used as a traditional deck of playing cards, but they [...]

Retina Health Center physicians develop new technology to advance retinal care

2016-11-08T15:01:21+00:00 May 21st, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

With a focus on developing new technology to improve retinal care, The Retina Health Center announces the filing of a provisional patent for an oxygen imaging system developed by Dr. Alexander Eaton, director, Retina Health Center and his colleague Dr. Hussein Wafapoor. As part of a research protocol, physicians at Retina Health Center were the [...]

Gora/McGahey’s Buschle selected for Haiti Relief Panel

2016-11-08T15:01:21+00:00 May 20th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Ken Buschle, head of quality control and specifications for Gora/McGahey Architects since 1988, was selected by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Florida/Caribbean Regional Council to serve on a Haiti Relief Planning Panel. The Florida/Caribbean Region consists of eight USGBC chapters in Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Members of the panel participated in the [...]

The Sandy Butler receives national “Outstanding Retailer of 2010” award

2016-11-08T15:01:21+00:00 May 19th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade has awarded The Sandy Butler its "Outstanding Retailers of 2010" award. One of six national specialty food retailers recognized, the winners were chosen based on the uniqueness of their product offerings, overall product knowledge and their focus on customer service. The Sandy Butler will be recognized for [...]

Priority Marketing earns recognition for Playing Cards

2016-11-08T15:01:21+00:00 May 18th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Priority Marketing is proud to have produced the Cold Case Playing Cards and be part of such an innovative program for the justice systems in Florida and Georgia. Here is a clip of the Georgia program media coverage: http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/dpp/news/playing-cards-feature-cold-cases-051310

Scholarship Fund created in memory of Paul Sands

2016-11-08T15:01:21+00:00 May 18th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Real Estate Investment Society (REIS) has partnered with other colleagues, family and friends of the recently deceased commercial real estate professional Paul Sands to establish the Paul Sands Scholarship Fund. “Paul really liked helping out the young guys,” says Lisa Sands, Paul Sands’ former wife and business partner. “He always went above and beyond [...]

Dr. Sweet to appear on The Fertility Chase

2010-05-14T18:47:22+00:00 May 14th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Southwest Florida physician, Dr. Craig R. Sweet, a reproductive endocrinologist and medical director of Specialists in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, and several of his patients will be featured in the new independently produced television series “The Fertility Chase.” Tune in tomorrow, Saturday, May 15 from 8:30-9 a.m., to see the segment on WE tv, the [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company completes Hope Hospice PACE Center renovation

2010-05-14T14:41:26+00:00 May 14th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has completed renovation of the Hope Hospice Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Center in Port Charlotte. The project consisted of renovations to include plumbing, electrical, air handling, ceiling, walls and flooring to meet AHCA standards. The PACE Center will provide total health care services to seniors that wish to [...]

Patients report benefits of anterior approach to hip replacement surgery

2016-11-08T15:01:21+00:00 May 11th, 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 [...]

2-year old Loggerhead Sea Turtle Graduates to Aquarium at the Conservancy of SWFL

2010-05-07T19:14:57+00:00 May 7th, 2010|Categories: Events, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

We were so proud to be a part of the "graduation" of the loggerhead sea turtle who was moved to a larger tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this morning.  It was a great event and a wonderful experience for all to see this animal thriving under the care of such a wonderful organization!  Learn [...]

‘The Fertility Chase’ featuring Fort Myers physician and patients set to air May 15

2016-11-08T15:01:21+00:00 May 7th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Southwest Florida physician, Dr. Craig R. Sweet, a reproductive endocrinologist and medical director of Specialists in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, and several of his patients will be featured in the new independently produced television series “The Fertility Chase” began airing on Saturday, May 15 from 8:30-9 a.m. on WE tv, the Women’s Entertainment cable television [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. completes Florida Hospital Renovation

2016-11-08T15:01:22+00:00 May 7th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has completed the 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 included an upgrade to Philips Allura equipment providing state-of-the-art image quality, while allowing the center to accommodate additional [...]

Gora/McGahey Architects design Heritage Palms cart barn expansion and remodeling of existing bag storage area

2016-11-08T15:01:22+00:00 May 6th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA) has completed the design and construction documents for the expansion of the cart barn and partial remodeling at Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club, a gated community located on 6 Mile Cypress Parkway in Fort Myers. The cart barn will remain open during the expansion; the remodel/addition includes new employee lounge, expanded [...]

New research from Retina Health Center gives physicians new insights into retinal disorder and vision loss

2016-11-08T15:01:22+00:00 May 6th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Dr. Hussein Wafapoor of Retina Health Center presented new research findings to more than 11,000 eye care specialists from around the world at the Association for Research in Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO) meeting in Fort Lauderdale on May 3.   Wafapoor presented new findings from a study on macular telangiectasia, a disorder that affects the central [...]

Conservancy prepared to act in oil spill recovery

2016-11-08T15:01:22+00:00 May 6th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

As millions of gallons of oil continue spilling into the Gulf of Mexico and the first wave of oil approaches landfall on the Gulf coast, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is poised to fulfill its role of protecting and preserving water quality and wildlife in Southwest Florida. The grassroots organization, which treats more than 2,400 [...]

Lisa Sands appointed advisor and manager of Sands Commercial Group at VIP Commercial

2016-11-08T15:01:22+00:00 May 4th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Charlie Ashby, president of VIP Realty Group, announces the appointment of Lisa Sands as advisor and manager of The Sands Commercial Group at VIP Commercial. The appointment follows the passing of VIP Commercial senior advisor Paul Sands, Lisa Sands’ former husband and business partner. “As Paul’s partner in life and business, Lisa shares his vision [...]

The Science of Social Media: It’s all about strategy!

2016-11-08T15:01:22+00:00 May 4th, 2010|Categories: Hot Tips, Social Media, Texas Marketing Forum|Tags: , , , |

We’ve said it before, and now we have a few more new stats to back it up: How you use social media is more important than how much you use it. According to the world’s leading marketing and media information company, Nielson, having an ad on Facebook or a Facebook page with lots of fans [...]