Monthly Archives: October 2010

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Builders Care to host miniature golf tournament

2016-11-08T15:01:15+00:00 October 29th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), will host its second annual miniature golf tournament to raise funds to help local homeowners in need. BIA members and the community are invited to come out and play a round of 18 holes and receive golf tips from WINK TV’s The Golf [...]

Pavese Law Firm partners receive highest national legal industry ranking

2016-11-08T15:01:15+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Categories: Awards and Recognition, News|Tags: |

Six partners at Pavese Law Firm have received the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent ™ rating, the highest possible rating for professional skill and integrity in the legal profession based on the confidential opinions of the practicing attorneys and judges surveyed. The AV® Preeminent ™ rating was awarded to attorneys Stephen E. Dalton, Peter J. Gravina, [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner receives Five Star Wealth Manager award

2016-11-08T15:01:15+00:00 October 27th, 2010|Categories: Awards and Recognition, News|Tags: , |

Mary Vlasak Snell, a partner at Pavese Law Firm has received the FIVE STARSM Wealth Manager award for overall client satisfaction. Less than seven percent of wealth management professionals in Southwest Florida receive this award which is based on client survey results and a panel of local financial professionals. Five Star Wealth Manager award recipients [...]

Local experts to discuss impact of Amendment 4

2016-11-08T15:01:15+00:00 October 22nd, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Steve Hartsell, partner with Pavese Law Firm, will participate in a panel discussion on the impact of Amendment 4, requiring taxpayer-funded referenda for all local government comprehensive land use plans and amendments. According to Hartsell, whether it passes or fails, the debate about Amendment 4 has impacted the future of growth management decision-making in Florida. [...]

Keep your children safe this Halloween with these tips from the Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition

2010-10-21T19:46:06+00:00 October 21st, 2010|Categories: Hot Tips|Tags: , |

Halloween is an exciting time of year for children. They get to dress up and get free candy, but unfortunately, it’s also a time when children are more prone to accidents and injuries. The excitement of the holiday can make them forget to be careful. The Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition reminds parents and caregivers [...]

Builders Care completes “extreme home makeover” in Harlem Heights

2016-11-08T15:01:15+00:00 October 20th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association, recently completed more than $40,000 in renovations to the home of Mary Washington, 80, and her granddaughter, Chauncy, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Chauncy, at the young age of 29, was diagnosed with MS, among other ailments. Over the past five years her [...]

Gora/McGahey wins Summit Award for Pine Ridge Government Complex

2016-11-08T15:01:15+00:00 October 18th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA), won a Merit Award for architectural design for a public works facility for the Pine Ridge Government Complex in Fort Myers during the fifth annual Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Commercial Contractors Council Summit Awards event. “We are proud of the work done on the Pine Ridge Government Complex and honored to [...]

Using “The Social Network” for your business

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

“The Social Network” tells the story behind the fastest growing phenomenon in Internet history, Facebook. The movie introduces the intelligent, sarcastic and obsessive Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook. It all starts in a Harvard dorm room when Zuckerberg and best friend, Eduardo Saverin, create “The Facebook.” “I’m talking about taking the entire social experience of [...]

Luis Ramirez of Sivage Homes named Rookie of the Year

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 October 13th, 2010|Categories: News, Texas Marketing Forum|Tags: |

Luis Ramirez, a sales counselor with Sivage Homes, was named Rookie of the Year by the Greater San Antonio Builders Association at the organization’s annual Summit Awards recognition ceremony. “My job is to make the American dream of homeownership come true,” said Ramirez. “I do that by offering home buying solutions with honesty and integrity. [...]

How to get the most out of your next event

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 October 7th, 2010|Categories: Events, Hot Tips|Tags: |

No matter what your budget or experience in event planning, there are a few simple ways to maximize results without making major changes to your budget or plans. As professional event planners, these are the areas we focus on when planning to ensure a successful and well-attended event: Timing Chances are you’ve planned your event [...]

Shane Cox of Sivage Homes named Builder of the Year

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 October 7th, 2010|Categories: News, Texas Marketing Forum|Tags: |

Shane Cox of Sivage Homes was named Builder of the Year by the Greater San Antonio Builders Association at the organization’s annual Summit Awards recognition ceremony. “Building a home is a team effort, so I share this recognition with all my co-workers, partners and vendors at Sivage Homes,” said Cox, construction superintendent for Sivage Homes. [...]

Are you “Linked In?”

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 October 6th, 2010|Categories: Social Media, Texas Marketing Forum|Tags: , |

When exploring social media options to promote your business and to raise your credibility, we advise clients to consider “LinkedIn”.  While Facebook is great for both personal and professional use, LinkedIn is a platform for connecting with professional associates through past and current employers and educational institutions. Rather than updates on your personal activities and [...]

Free seminar Oct. 21 to focus on less invasive approach to hip replacement

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 October 6th, 2010|Categories: Events|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 a free educational seminar on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Gulf Coast Medical Center, 13681 Doctors Way in Fort Myers.  The topics to [...]

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

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 October 4th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Tickets still are available for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2010 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County. The dinner and awards ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. on Oct. 27 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. At the event, Junior Achievement will induct William M. Figlesthaler, M.D., managing partner/shareholder at Specialists in Urology, [...]

Stevens Construction earns two Summit Awards

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00 October 1st, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. earned two awards at the fifth annual Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Commercial Contractors Council Summit Awards event on Sept. 25. Stevens Construction won best healthcare and best design build projects for the Surgery Center of Mount Dora. Located at 3710 Lake Center Drive, the project consisted of an 11,052-square-foot ambulatory surgery [...]