Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Builders Care provides free ramp and sidewalk to elderly North Fort Myers woman

2016-11-08T15:01:08+00:00 March 30th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Dorothy Phillips, 86, has several medical and physical challenges including osteoporosis and pulmonary hypertension causing shortness of breath and limited mobility. Following surgery due to fractured vertebrate, a result of aging and osteoporosis, Dorothy now uses a walker to get around her home. She uses a wheelchair to get in and out of her home, [...]

Lakeside Country Bash tickets now available

2016-11-08T15:01:08+00:00 March 29th, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Tickets for the third annual Lakeside Country Bash are now available. Darius Rucker, Country Music Award’s 2009 Top New Artist, will headline the May 15 event at Lakes  Park with special performances by Uncle Kracker, American Idol season nine runner-up Crystal Bowersox, and the Dirt Drifters. Tickets for the concert are $40 in advance and [...]

Dan McGahey named to HOPE Clubhouse board of directors

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

Dan McGahey, president and principal architect with Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA), has been named to the board of directors for the Hope Clubhouse of Southwest Florida, Inc., a local not for profit dedicated to providing resources and support services to help people with mental illness with access to meaningful work, education, friendships and housing in a [...]

Tickets now available for BBQ, Bands and Brew fundraiser on April 3

2016-11-08T15:01:08+00:00 March 21st, 2011|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

The Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting the second annual BBQ, Bands and Brew to benefit its nonprofit charitable arm Builders Care on Sunday, April 3 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts. The fundraiser is open to the public and will feature food from five local barbeque-themed restaurants [...]

Sponsors named for 2011 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T15:01:08+00:00 March 17th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces title and gold sponsors for the 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. The title sponsor is BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company, and the gold sponsors include:  21st Century Oncology, Edison National Bank, Edison State College, Gulf Coast Business Review, Hope HealthCare Services, Leading Edge Financial Group Inc., Lee Memorial [...]

Free seminar March 28 to highlight new implant for hip pain

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

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Peter Curcione will host a free educational seminar to provide information and answer questions about new treatment options for hip pain including the anterior approach to hip replacement on Monday, March 28 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Gulf Coast Medical Center, 13681 Doctors Way in Fort Myers. In addition to addressing [...]

Lee Memorial nurse receives Builders Care extreme home makeover

2016-11-08T15:01:08+00:00 March 14th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Builders Care has completed renovations to the Fort Myers home of Bernice Hicks, a 75-year-old retired certified nursing assistant. A caregiver in both her professional and personal life, Hicks retired after 44 years as a certified nursing assistant at Lee Memorial Health System. She continues to work there part-time, caring for patients who are contemplating [...]

McGarvey Development to construct new Gartner Inc. facility

2011-03-14T02:36:58+00:00 March 14th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

McGarvey Development has been selected as developer for the  Fort Myers expansion of Gartner Inc. to include a new 120,000-square-foot build-to-suit facility within the Eastlinks Business Park, a 46-acre, mixed-use park located at the intersection of Daniels Parkway and Gateway Boulevard in Fort Myers, Florida. The announcement follows recent approvals of state and county financial incentives [...]

Navia Network launches Navia.com

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

Navia Network announces the launch of Navia.com, the first residential real estate search engine of its kind. Navia.com combines interactive mapping with revolutionary search technologies at lightning speed. Guiding users in a unique experience of online discovery, Navia.com seeks to redefine the online search for buyers, sellers and agents. Navia.com debuted on March 8, featuring [...]

VIP Realty Group opens Fort Myers Beach office

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

Longtime local real estate leader VIP Realty Group has opened a Fort Myers Beach office to serve residential real estate buyers, sellers and rental clients along the beach community. The new office, located at 2450 Estero Blvd., is the sixth for VIP Realty in Lee and Collier counties. The Fort Myers Beach office, which is [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. Completes Somers Hospice House

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

Stevens Construction Inc. has completed construction of a 33,636-square-foot, 16-bed hospice house for Good Shepherd Hospice. The facility is situated on six acres at 1110 Hammock Road in Sebring. Designed to enhance patients’ quality of life, the Bud and Donna Somers Hospice House and Resource Center resembles Old Florida-style architecture with metal standing seam roofing, [...]

Builders Care provides new roofs for local homeowners in need

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

Two local families received new roofs just before the rainiest part of the year hits 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 an elderly couple in North Fort Myers, one [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Schwinn completesChamber of Southwest Florida’s Leadership Lee County program

2016-11-08T15:01:08+00:00 March 1st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn has graduated from the Chamber of Southwest Florida’s Leadership Lee County program. Schwinn and 15 other community leaders from the 24thclass of Leadership Lee County were recognized during a graduation ceremony held on Friday, Feb. 25 at the St. Charles Yacht Club in Fort Myers. “This unique opportunity [...]