Monthly Archives: September 2010

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What Brands Inspire You?

2010-09-27T19:23:19+00:00 September 27th, 2010|Categories: Brands that Inspire|Tags: , |

Historically speaking, advertising has shown its power to inspire people. Uncle Sam’s “We Want You” campaign moved many young people to join the U.S. Military during World War II. The VW Beetle inspired Americans to trade in their gas guzzlers in the 1950s, long before it was chic to be small and green. In the [...]

Ramon Acevedo earns architect’s license

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 September 27th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Ramon Acevedo, project manager with Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA), has earned his architect’s license from the Florida Board of Architects and Interior Design. Acevedo has more than 20 years of experience in programming; site and building design; development of construction documents; and operation of on-site construction administration activities. Acevedo’s past experience with Gora/McGahey includes design-build, fast [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. is awarded Animal Eye Doctors project

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 September 27th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stevens Construction Inc. has been awarded a contract for the construction of Animal Eye Doctors by Dr. Christi Warren DVM, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 9180 Estero Park Commons, the project entails construction of a veterinary ophthalmologic practice. The facility will include four exam rooms, pharmacy, opratory, cath room and associated services.  Slated [...]

Top 10 Shows in Southwest Florida Aug. 30- Sept. 5, 2010

2010-09-20T19:48:27+00:00 September 20th, 2010|Categories: Advertising, Southwest Florida TV Viewership, Television Advertising|Tags: , |

Below is an overview of the most watched shows in Southwest Florida for the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 5: 1. 60 Minutes, WINK, Sunday, 7-8 p.m. 2. NCIS LA, WINK, Tuesday, 9:15-10:15 p.m. 3. NCIS, WINK, Tuesday, 8:15-9:15 p.m. 4. America's Got Talent, WBBH, Wednesday, 9-10 p.m. 5. NBC News Special Report, WBBH, Tuesday, 8:00 p.m.-8:15 p.m. 6. The Mentalist, WINK, Thursday, 10-11 [...]

Vickie Clark of Sivage Homes named Sales Person of the Year

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 September 20th, 2010|Categories: News, Texas Marketing Forum|Tags: |

Vickie Clark of Sivage Homes was named Sales Person of the Year by the Greater San Antonio Builders Association at the organization’s annual Summit Awards recognition ceremony. “I am excited about being a part of Sivage Homes and the product and value we offer customers,” said. Clark. “I am thrilled with receiving this honor and [...]

Builders Care provides new roofs for local homeowners in need

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 September 17th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Four local families received new roofs just in time for the rainiest part of the year in Southwest Florida. In a partnership with the Lee County Department of Community Development and the State Housing Initiatives Program, Builders Care provided new roofs to local individuals throughout Lee County. Recipients included a couple suffering from the downturn [...]

Why “Mom” is the Word in Marketing

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 September 16th, 2010|Categories: Marketing, Texas Marketing Forum|Tags: , , |

There are dozens of best-selling books and professional blogs that discuss HOW to market to moms, and it’s one of those ever-evolving disciplines we marketing professionals are always tracking. If you’re really interested in staying on top of the mom marketing, we suggest following the Marketing to Moms blog by noted author, blogger and mom [...]

Team member Holly Boldrin shares her most rewarding moment in media relations

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 September 15th, 2010|Categories: Media Relations|

I would say that a highlight of my media relations career was working with Pultizer-prize winning health reporter Diana Sugg on a long-term, in-depth series on pediatric palliative care at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. This involved more than just connecting a reporter to a patient. In the first year of this project, we began with educating Diana on the [...]

Sponsors named for Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 September 15th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the platinum and gold sponsors for the 2010 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County. The platinum sponsor is Structure Medical, and the gold sponsors include:  Bank of America, Barron Collier Companies, EverBank, Health Management Associates Inc., Hodges University, Iberia Bank, Specialists in Urology, Wachovia/A Wells Fargo Company and Wasmer, [...]

Joseph Niemann joins Stevens Construction Inc.

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

Joseph Niemann has joined Stevens Construction to oversee business development initiatives within the central Florida market, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Previously serving with a Fortune 100 company, Niemann has been instrumental in the completion of numerous multi-million dollar, healthcare and hospitality projects throughout Florida and California. Niemann has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering [...]

Top 10 most-watched shows in Southwest Florida Aug. 23-29

2010-09-07T19:13:03+00:00 September 7th, 2010|Categories: 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 Aug. 23-29 were: 1. 60 Minutes, WINK, Sunday, 7-8 p.m. 2. NFL Fox Preseason, WFTX, Sunday, 8:15-11 p.m. 3. NCIS, WINK, Tuesday, 8-9 p.m. 4. NFL Fox Kickoff, WFTX, Sunday, 8-8:15 p.m [...]

Lunch, Learn and Laugh: Blogging 101

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 September 3rd, 2010|Categories: Blogging, Hot Tips, Learn and Laugh, Social Media, Texas Marketing Forum|Tags: , , , |

Yesterday, the Priority Marketing team enjoyed some great food, shared a few laughs and learned some valuable tips at our team Lunch, Learn and Laugh: Blogging 101. Our own blog experts Krista Cartee and Kim Geary led the other departments through an interactive learning session about blogging. Below are a few highlights from the presentation. [...]

Local builders remodel home for Bonita Springs music teacher with major roof damage

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 September 3rd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Julia Fraser has had water leaking inside her home for more than a year. As a local music teacher hit by the tough economy, she could not afford the repairs. Each day after a Southwest Florida rainstorm, she would empty a full size garbage can full of rain water only to replace it to catch [...]

Stevens Construction completes The Glenview at Pelican Bay Renovation

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 September 2nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has completed The Glenview at Pelican Bay renovation, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Occurring in two phases, the project included interior improvements of the 12-story Continuing Care Retirement Community, located at 100 Glenview Place. The community remained in operation during construction. The Stevens Construction team included superintendents Todd Welle and Pete Garcia. [...]

Lee County marks National Falls Prevention Day with local seminars

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00 September 1st, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lee County continues to lead 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. In recognition of the National Fall Prevention Awareness Day [...]