Monthly Archives: February 2011

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Tickets and sponsorships available for Junior Achievement Hall of Fame

2011-02-24T18:05:42+00:00 February 24th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Tickets and sponsorships now are available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida's 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. The dinner and awards ceremony will take place on April 20 at 5 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Estero. At the event, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JA) will induct [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball office manager elected first vice president of the Charlotte-DeSoto BIA Board

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 24th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) announces that Charlotte market office manager Frank Bell has been elected first vice president of the 2011 Charlotte-Desoto Building Industry Association (CDBIA) board of directors. A long-term employee of O-A-K, Bell began working in the O-A-K Michigan operation in 1982. He transferred to the Florida operation in 1993 as a job site [...]

Registration underway for annual 5K favorite

2011-02-23T18:40:28+00:00 February 23rd, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Registration now is underway for the African AID 5K run along McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers, one of the annual favorites among local runners and a fundraiser benefiting South African children impacted by AIDS. The African AID 5K will begin at 7:30 a.m. on April 2 at the New Hope Presbyterian Church, 3825 McGregor Boulevard. [...]

Registration open for free luncheon and cataract seminar

2011-02-23T15:39:50+00:00 February 23rd, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Dr. Trevor Elmquist of Elmquist Eye Group invites the public to a free luncheon and casual question-and-answer session on March 1, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the group’s Fort Myers office located at 12670 New Brittany Blvd., Suite 102. Dr. Elmquist will present the latest cataract treatment options to attendees and answer questions about these procedures. [...]

Dr. Alexander Eaton presents new research on genetic test for steroid-induced glaucoma at international retina conference

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 22nd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

At the 11th EURETINA Congress to be held on May 26-29 in London, Retina Health Center Director Dr. Alexander Eaton will present the results of work he is doing with researchers from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and the University of Southern California to identify genetic markers that could be used to predict a patient’s predisposition [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida dedicates Christopher B. Smith Preserve

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 21st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosted a ceremony on Feb. 10 to dedicate the Christopher B. Smith Preserve, an eight-acre endangered upland and scrub habitat located between the Conservancy Nature Center and Goodlette-Frank Road. Preservation of the property was made possible by a lead gift from Mr. and Mrs. Christopher B. Smith, the late Dorothy [...]

Mann and Haverfield named co-managing partners at Pavese Law Firm

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 21st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Charles Mann and William T. Haverfield, II have been named co-managing partners at Pavese Law Firm. As co-managing partners, Mann and Haverfield will work together in overseeing all aspects of the firm’s operations. “As managing partner at Pavese Law Firm for more than 20 years, I am pleased to share this role with Charles as [...]

Stevens Construction Awarded The Center for Drug-Free Living, Inc. Operation Home Front

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 16th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stevens Construction has been awarded the construction management services contract for The Center for Drug-Free Living, Inc. Operation Home Front, announced Mark Stevens, company president.  Located at 3905 Grissom Parkway, the 8,800-square-foot, two-story rehabilitation facility will feature eight double occupancy suites for extended living for women veterans of military service, with common laundry facilities, meeting [...]

Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame inducts Dosoretz and Lapi

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 16th, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Dr. Daniel Dosoretz, president and CEO of Radiation Therapy Services Inc./21st Century Oncology, and Tony Lapi, president and CEO of Rochester Resorts Inc./‘Tween Waters Inn, into the 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, at a dinner and awards ceremony on April 20 at 5 p.m. at the [...]

Lawrence Yun brings national expertise to The News-Press Market Watch 2011 on Feb. 22

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 15th, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

If you follow real estate, business and economic news, you have seen the name Lawrence Yun. The chief economist and senior vice president of research for the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has been called “…the expert voice of the real estate brokerage industry as a whole” by The Wall Street Journal, and dozens of [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Neale Montgomery named to ‘50 Most Powerful People on the Gulf Coast’ list

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 10th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Neale Montgomery has been named to Gulf Coast Business Review’s first-ever list of the 50 Most Powerful People on the Gulf Coast. Montgomery joined Pavese Law Firm in 1986 and became a partner in 1991. Her practice areas is primarily real estate and environmental and permitting issues related to the development [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. completes Collins Vision

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 8th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has completed construction on Collins Vision, a 10,440-square-foot medical office building, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 6900 International Blvd. in Fort Myers, Collins Vision features eight exam rooms (with the capability to add four additional rooms), a procedure room, multiple rooms for state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, hearing specialist office, lobby, reception [...]

Myerlee Pharmacy announces customer sweepstakes winner

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 4th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Myerlee Pharmacy has selected Marian McAfee as the recipient of its customer sweepstakes prize, a three-night Royal Caribbean International cruise for two people to the Bahamas. As part of a customer appreciation program, customers who signed up to receive Myerlee Pharmacy’s e-newsletter were entered into the drawing for a free cruise to the Bahamas. McAfee [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida releases 2011 Estuaries Report Card

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 3rd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida today released its 2011 Estuaries Report Card. Of the ten estuaries studied, ranging from Venice in the north to Everglades City in the south, not a single one fully met state water quality standards. The 2011 Estuaries Report Card is an assessment of the current conditions of ten regional estuaries [...]

Tickets still available for 2011 The News-Press Market Watch

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 3rd, 2011|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tickets are still available for The News-Press Market Watch 2011: Focus on Real Estate featuring a national and local perspective on the Southwest Florida real estate market. Well-known national economists will join Southwest Florida real estate experts with both a national and local overview and forecast. The event is scheduled for Feb. 22, 3:30 p.m. [...]

Major League Baseball Hall of Fame legend Johnny Bench and Dr. Peter J. Curcione hosts free hip replacement seminar

2016-11-08T15:01:09+00:00 February 2nd, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Major League Baseball Hall of Fame legend Johnny Bench will help educate people on the benefits of joint replacement by sharing his hip replacement experience with attendees at a free seminar. Bench will join orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Peter J. Curcione who will provide more information on advances in hip replacement surgery, including the anterior approach [...]