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

2016-11-08T15:01:08-05:00March 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

2016-11-08T15:01:08-05:00March 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

2016-11-08T15:01:08-05:00March 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

2016-11-08T15:01:08-05:00March 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

2016-11-08T15:01:08-05:00March 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

2016-11-08T15:01:08-05:00March 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

2016-11-08T15:01:08-05:00March 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

2011-03-14T02:36:58-04:00March 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

2016-11-08T15:01:08-05:00March 8th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

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

VIP Realty Group opens Fort Myers Beach office

2016-11-08T15:01:08-05:00March 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 [...]

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

2016-11-08T15:01:08-05:00March 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 [...]

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