Monthly Archives: August 2010

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Dr. Eaton presents results of large study at Vancouver conference

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 August 30th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Dr. Alexander Eaton today presented the results of a two-year clinical study of the drug Fenretinide for the treatment of geographic atrophy, an advanced form of dry macular degeneration at the American Society of Retina Specialists conference in Vancouver. The meeting was attended by retina physicians from around the world. The two-year research was done [...]

Builders Care partners with Ohio mission group to paint homes in Lee County

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 August 27th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Builders Care recently partnered with high school students on a mission trip through the Church of the Messiah UMC from Westerville, Ohio to paint three homes in Southwest Florida. This group travels twice a year to perform community service projects throughout the eastern United States. This summer’s mission trip brought them to the Harlem Heights [...]

Managing your brand image online

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 August 23rd, 2010|Categories: Social Media, Texas Marketing Forum|Tags: , , |

We no longer live in a world of “set it and forget it” online marketing. It wasn’t long ago that when you created your company website it fully represented the company’s online brand image, and you had complete control over it. Once it was launched, all you had to do was maintain it, and your [...]

Builders Care to host building product blow-out event

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 August 20th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Get started now on those long-planned renovations for your home or office! Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), will host its second semi-annual building product garage sale to raise funds to help local homeowners in need. Local suppliers and building industry related companies are providing great deals on all [...]

Jason Levine joins Stevens Construction Inc.

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 August 19th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stevens Construction Inc. has appointed Jason Levine as assistant project manager, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Levine will support the construction team and prepare bid packages, review proposals and administer construction contracts. He also will assist in creating budgets, schedules and cash flows. Additionally, Levine will review monthly contractor requisitions, manage project changes, monitor the [...]

Five Questions to Ask Your Marketing Agency

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 August 16th, 2010|Categories: Hot Tips, Social Media, Texas Marketing Forum|Tags: , , |

Priority Marketing has been serving Southwest Florida with marketing solutions for nearly 20 years now, so there are very few questions we haven’t heard! Here are a few of the best questions to ask when evaluating a marketing firm and our answers. If you have additional questions we don’t cover here, please leave a comment [...]

Targeting the Social-Media Generation

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 August 15th, 2010|Categories: Hot Tips, Social Media, Texas Marketing Forum|Tags: , , , , |

A recent Advertising Age article titled How to Get the Social-Media Generation Behind Your Cause describes a generation of 20-somethings who support or denounce a cause by “hitting the ‘like’ button on Facebook or posting a hashtag on Twitter.” According the featured study, there are strategies for getting this target market behind your cause, but the [...]

Bill Vollmer appointed advisor for VIP Realty, Commercial

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 August 13th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Lisa Sands, advisor and manager at VIP Realty, Commercial announces the appointment of Bill Vollmer as commercial real estate advisor and business broker.  “As an experienced Lee County business owner, Bill relied on VIP Realty, Commercial to buy and sell several restaurants through the years so he understands the client’s perspective very well,” said Sands. [...]

Ferguson hosts golf tournament to benefit Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 August 12th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Ferguson hosted its second annual charity shootout golf tournament at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples on July 17. All proceeds of the event went to Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) to help provide emergency construction services to elderly and disabled Lee County homeowners in need. More than 100 [...]

Tickets and sponsorships available for Junior Achievement Hall of Fame

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

Tickets and sponsorships for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2010 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County are now available. At the dinner and awards ceremony on Oct. 27 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort, Junior Achievement will induct Dr. William Figlesthaler, managing partner/shareholder at Specialists in Urology, and Len Zaiser III, president, CEO and [...]

Gora/McGahey Architects completes expansion of Enterprise Rent-A-Car

2016-11-08T15:01:18+00:00 August 9th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA) has completed design services for the expansion and build-out of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car facility at 4350 Fowler St. in Fort Myers for Enterprise Holdings. The design includes the renovation of 9,100 square feet and the addition of a 2,250-square-foot area. The renovation and expansion will enhance the facility for use in car [...]

Top 10 most viewed shows in Southwest Florida July 26-Aug. 1

2010-08-06T21:27:21+00:00 August 6th, 2010|Categories: Advertising, Hot Tips, Television Advertising|Tags: , , |

When it comes to television advertising you should keep your demographic and your audience reach in mind. The top 10 most viewed shows in Southwest Florida from July 26-Aug. 1 were: 1. America's Got Talent, WBBH, Wednesday, 9-10 p.m. 2. 60 Minutes, WINK, Sunday, 7-8 p.m. 3. The Mentalist, WINK, Thursday, 10-11 p.m. 4. America's Got Talent, WBBH, Tuesday, 9-11 p.m. 5. NCIS, WINK, [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company begins work on Charlotte County replacement school

2010-08-03T20:16:21+00:00 August 3rd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) is beginning work on a replacement school for Meadow Park Elementary School in Charlotte County. The project was awarded to O-A-K through the request for proposal process and will utilize school bond funds received through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The project will consist of the demolition of [...]