Monthly Archives: December 2010

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Pavese Law Firm attorney Eric D. Molina named partner

2016-11-08T15:01:10+00:00 December 29th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Pavese Law Firm has named attorney Eric D. Molina an equity partner. Molina joined Pavese Law Firm as an associate in 2001, and his primary areas of practice include general civil and commercial litigation, real estate litigation, family law, creditors' rights and collections, and immigration law (family-based residency and naturalization alone). Born in San Juan, [...]

Dr. Peter J. Curcione first surgeon in Southwest Florida to implant new Mobile Bearing Hip system from Stryker

2016-11-08T15:01:10+00:00 December 28th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Dr. Peter J. Curcione is the first surgeon in Southwest Florida to offer hip replacement patients Stryker’s Mobile Bearing Hip™. This new hip system is designed to offer patients increased stability and range of motion by mimicking the patient’s natural anatomy.  Clinical studies show that larger diameter heads (the ball-shaped part of the hip at [...]

Employee Spotlight: Phil Barrera, Art Director

2016-11-08T15:01:10+00:00 December 22nd, 2010|Categories: Media Relations|

We asked our talented art director, Phil Barrera what inspires his designs. “I'm inspired by good, clean, modern design and architecture.” “Infographics inspire me - from maps to charts to technical illustrations to the lights on my dashboard. When I'm at a large, modern airport overseas, I love just strolling around and admiring the visuals, [...]

Dr. John C. Kagan hosts free “ask and answer” seminar on Jan. 5 to focus on treatment options for joint pain

2016-11-08T15:01:10+00:00 December 22nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Local patient returns to the rink after knee replacement surgery Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. John C. Kagan is offering a free seminar to provide information about advances in knee replacement including minimally invasive options for hip and knee replacement, custom knee replacement and arthroscopic surgery. The public is invited to attend the free seminar and ask [...]

VIP Realty launches Operation Candy Cane to combat drunk driving

2016-11-08T15:01:10+00:00 December 21st, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

In an effort to prevent drinking and driving during the holidays, VIP Realty Group is launching Operation Candy Cane. Drivers are encouraged to pick up candy canes, which are available at all VIP Realty Group offices in Fort Myers, Naples and Sanibel, and place them on their rearview mirror as a symbol of their commitment [...]

Stevens Construction Superintendents Earn Healthcare Construction Certification

2016-11-08T15:01:10+00:00 December 21st, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Mike Bussiere and Todd Welle, superintendents for Stevens Construction Inc., have earned their Healthcare Construction Certificate (HCC) from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association.  The HCC program involves completing coursework and programs directly related to construction and renovation projects within the healthcare environment. Program curriculum includes risk [...]

Builders Care awarded $5,000 grant to provide wheelchair ramps

2016-11-08T15:01:10+00:00 December 21st, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation recently awarded Lee Building Industry Association Builders Care, Inc. a $5,000 grant to help build wheelchair ramps for elderly and disabled individuals in Lee County as part of the Ramps Up! Program. “We are so grateful to the Community Foundation for making this possible,” said Heidi Taulman, executive director of [...]

Holiday Safety Tips from The National Safety Council

2016-11-08T15:01:11+00:00 December 20th, 2010|Categories: Hot Tips|Tags: , |

Have a safe holiday season! The Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition shares these safety tips from The National Safety Council: Decorations Wear gloves while decorating with spun glass "angel hair." It can irritate your eyes and skin. A common substitute is non-flammable cotton. Both angel hair and cotton snow are flame retardant when used alone. [...]

Injury Prevention Coalition presents 2010 Injury Prevention Awards

2016-11-08T15:01:11+00:00 December 17th, 2010|Categories: Awards and Recognition|Tags: , , , , , |

The Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition honored several local organizations and Lee County citizens with its annual Injury Prevention Awards. These awards are given to member organizations and/or citizens in recognition of their contributions and support of the coalition’s mission of creating a safe community in which to live, play and work. The organizations and [...]

Emerging treatments for macular degeneration are focus of free seminar Jan. 22

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

To provide Southwest Florida residents, visitors and the medical community with the latest research and news on treatment options for macular degeneration, Retina Health Center and the Foundation Fighting Blindness will host the eighth annual Southwest Florida Macular Degeneration Symposium on Sat. Jan. 22 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, located at [...]

Gora/McGahey’s Buschle speaks at Caribbean Green Expo

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

Ken Buschle, head of quality control and specifications for Gora/McGahey Architects, was a featured speaker at the 2010 Caribbean Green Expo, December 3 and 4 at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan. Sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Caribbean Chapter, the two days of Expo and Convention continues to be the [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner William T. Haverfield receives Florida Bar Association Board Recertification for Marital and Family Law

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

Pavese Law Firm partner William T. Haverfield, II has received notification of renewal of board certification for marital and family law. Board certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the 24 areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida. [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. completes construction on Eye Specialists Cornea and Laser Center

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

Stevens Construction Inc. has completed construction on Eye Specialists Cornea and Laser Center, the surgical facility for Dr. Mark Gorovoy, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 12453 South Cleveland Ave., construction entailed the addition of 4,600-square-feet to an existing two-story facility to total a 10,580-square-feet ambulatory surgery center at completion. The center includes two [...]

Free seminar Dec. 16 on treatment options for hip pain

2016-11-08T15:01:11+00:00 December 9th, 2010|Categories: News|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, Dec. 16 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Gulf Coast Medical Center, 13681 Doctors Way in Fort Myers.  The topics to [...]

Builders Care begins holiday home repair for Fort Myers family

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

This year’s “hottest gifts” lists may not include home repairs, but to certain people in our community, renovations to their homes is the greatest gift they could receive. Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), is spreading the holiday spirit and responding to the “holiday wishes” of a local family. [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. collects Toys for Tots donations

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

For the third year, Stevens Construction Inc. is collecting toy donations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 6208 Whiskey Creek Drive, Stevens Construction is among numerous businesses in Southwest Florida serving as drop-off sites for area residents and businesses interested in donating to the [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County advisory board

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

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the Advisory Board for the 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. Steve Pontius, executive vice president/general manager of Waterman Broadcasting, and Robbie Roepstorff, president of Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands, will serve as co-chairs. Other members selected for this year’s board include: Betsy Alderman, second vice president, [...]

Dr. John C. Kagan hosts free seminar on Dec. 8 to focus on treatment options for knee pain

2016-11-08T15:01:11+00:00 December 3rd, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. John C. Kagan is offering a free seminar to provide information about advances in knee replacement including minimally invasive options, custom knee replacement and arthroscopic surgery. The public is invited to attend the free seminar on Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gulf Coast Medical Center, 13681 Doctors Way [...]

Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition kicks-off National Drinking, Drugs and Driving (3D) Prevention Month

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

At a news conference held today at Cape Coral Police Department, members of the Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition shared prevention tips and local statistics on injuries and deaths related to driving while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, as well as distracted and drowsy driving. The event kicks off National Drunk and Drugged [...]