Monthly Archives: June 2010

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Conservancy of Southwest Florida starts construction on the new von Arx Wildlife Clinic

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 30th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosted a ceremonial wildlife release to celebrate the start of construction on the new von Arx Wildlife Clinic, the latest phase of its multi-million-dollar sustainable campus initiative, part of its “Saving Southwest Florida” Capital Campaign. Namesakes Sharon and Dolph von Arx, Conservancy staff, board members, donors and Capital Campaign Committee [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company begins Bonair Towers renovations

2010-06-29T19:12:51+00:00 June 29th, 2010|Categories: News|

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has begun construction on renovations of Bonair Towers for the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers. The project will involve modernization of the elevators and a new sprinkler system as well as upgrades to the fire alarm system and a new fire pump in the 100-unit, multiple story building located [...]

CEO Academy grows Florida’s future business leaders

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 28th, 2010|Categories: News|

Entrepreneurial-minded teens discovered what it takes to be a successful business leader at CEO Academy, an exclusive one-week summer camp for high school juniors and seniors. The program was presented by Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and took place at the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University. Following the week-long camp, students [...]

Builders Care reaches $1 million milestone with latest renovation project

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 25th, 2010|Categories: News|

Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association, accomplished a major milestone with its latest home renovation project for an elderly Fort Myers woman. The group has provided $1 million in emergency services since its inception in 2006. The project also was the largest renovation project of 2010. The recipient of the [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. completes renovations at Vascular Access and Intervention Center

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 22nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has completed renovations at Vascular Access and Intervention Center for Spectra Contracting, Inc. announced Mark Stevens, company president. Stevens Construction retrofitted the facility to accommodate the addition of innovative, diagnostic healthcare technology from General Electric, Advanta, Welch Allyn and Stryker Medical. Designed by Sheeley Architects, Inc., the facility remained in operation during [...]

Builders Care partners with state-wide program to provide wheelchair ramps in Lee County

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 15th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Builders Care recently partnered with local nonprofit organizations to provide multiple wheelchair ramps in Southwest Florida as part of the 6 Days 6 Ramps Community Service Project.  This state-wide initiative was part of National AmeriCorps Week.  The 2010 6 Days 6 Ramps Community Service Project took place in Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Kissimmee, [...]

Geoffrey and Robbie Roepstorff named “Bankers of the Year”

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 14th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Geoffrey and Robbie Roepstorff, CEO and president of Edison National Bank, have been named “Bankers of the Year” by the Florida Bankers Association (FBA). They accepted the award during the FBA’s 122nd Annual Meeting after a standing ovation offered by their colleagues and peers. “It is an honor to be recognized with such a prestigious [...]

Lessons learned from today’s Southwest Florida FPRA media breakfast

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 8th, 2010|Categories: Hot Tips, Marketing, Social Media|Tags: , |

Several of us from the PM team just returned from the Florida Public Relations Association Southwest Florida Chapter’s media breakfast. The expertly staged “production” featured a “cast” of local media players including Mei-Mei Chan, president and publisher for The News-Press Media Group; David Sendler, editor-in-chief for Gulfshore Life; Osvaldo Padilla, managing editor for Florida Weekly; [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. constructs Collins Vision

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 8th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has started construction on Collins Vision, a 10,440-square-foot medical office building, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 6900 International Blvd., Collins Vision will feature eight exam rooms (with the capability to add four additional rooms), a procedure room, multiple rooms for state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, lobby, reception area, staff lounge, an eyewear [...]

Avoid Common Summer Marketing Mistakes

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 7th, 2010|Categories: Hot Tips, Marketing|Tags: , , |

As seasonal residents return north and tourism winds down, many businesses make one of two major marketing mistakes. They either don’t change their marketing approach, or they eliminate marketing entirely. Avoid these mistakes and become aware of the opportunities presented by the summer slowdown to boost your business year-round. Understand the big picture The most [...]

Builders Care reaches $1 million milestone with launch of latest renovation project

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 7th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

A massive home renovation for an elderly woman living in Dunbar will begin next week as volunteers with the Lee Building Industry Association’s Builders Care launch their largest project of 2010. The project marks a milestone for the nonprofit – providing $1 million in services since its inception in 2006. The group has provided 52 [...]

The Sandy Butler serves up summer specials in restaurant and market

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 2nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Sandy Butler Restaurant and Gourmet Market is now offering summer specials including a new summer wine series and prix fixe menu through the end of September. Offered daily, The Sandy Butler’s summer prix fixe menu includes a three-course dinner and a glass of wine for $30 per person. In addition, The Sandy Butler is [...]

Social Media drives art fans to London Fair

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 1st, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Priority Marketing has been doing a lot of work in London in recent weeks… virtually that is. While we’d love to boast about a new London office and glamorous connections abroad, alas, we are Internet commuters. We’re been using our social media marketing toolkit to promote the London International Art Fair (LIFAF), which takes place [...]

Gora/McGahey’s Buschle receives USGBC Chapter Member of the Year Award

2016-11-08T15:01:19+00:00 June 1st, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Ken Buschle, head of quality control and specifications for Gora/McGahey Architects since 1988, received the Chapter Member of the Year award from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Florida Gulf Coast Chapter at the fifth annual Smart Sustainable Conference in St. Petersburg. This was the first “LEEDership Award” program sponsored by the chapter. The award [...]