Monthly Archives: May 2011

Owen-Ames-Kimball wins ABC Excellence in Construction Award

2016-11-08T15:01:05+00:00 May 31st, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) was presented with a 2011 Excellence in Construction Award for the East Elementary School project by the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. (ABC) at their awards banquet held on April 8, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. These awards are given biennially to recognized general contractors and subcontractors for [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. Begins Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida

2016-11-08T15:01:05+00:00 May 31st, 2011|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has started construction on the Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida medical office for Drs. Edward Humbert, Dennis Sagini, Jon Kimball and John Fenning, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 7331 College Parkway, the 14,158-square-foot office is slated for completion in late summer. Joint Implant is an orthopedic medical practice specializing in [...]

Chamber of Southwest Florida Leadership Lee County supports final phase of Harlem Heights Cultural Arts & Community Center campaign

2016-11-08T15:01:05+00:00 May 24th, 2011|Categories: Brands that Inspire, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The Chamber of Southwest Florida’s Leadership Lee County is helping The Heights Foundation in its mission to provide enhanced access to the arts and improved education, training and enrichment programs for residents of Harlem Heights. “We selected the Community UP Rising campaign as our Class of 2010 project because of the impact that the Harlem [...]

Diversified Yacht Services breaks ground on new boat yard and marina

2016-11-08T15:01:05+00:00 May 20th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Diversified Yacht Services (DYS) has broken ground on a new boat yard and marina at 751 Fisherman’s Wharf, where the former Fort Myers Beach Marina once stood. The old marina building has been removed, and construction has begun on a new 60,000-square-foot DYS service facility. In this new facility, DYS will provide comprehensive services for [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida unveils new logo, evolves mission and brand Conservancy retires “Saving Southwest Florida” campaign logo

2016-11-08T15:01:05+00:00 May 19th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Upon raising $38.8 million and exceeding its “Saving Southwest Florida” capital campaign goal, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida has retired its campaign logo, unveiling a new logo to represent the “reborn” Conservancy and to evolve the brand identity of the Conservancy. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida Marketing and Development Committee, chaired by board member Maureen [...]

Stevens Construction completes Cape Coral First United Methodist Church renovation

2016-11-08T15:01:06+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stevens Construction has completed the renovations at the Cape Coral First United Methodist Church, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Construction of the activity center included a remodel of the existing building and the addition of 6,920 square feet to create a 13,377-square-foot, two-story building. Located at 4118 Coronado Pkwy., the enhanced children’s ministry center and [...]

Habitat for Humanity and local women volunteers complete home renovations during National Women Build Week

2016-11-08T15:01:06+00:00 May 11th, 2011|Categories: Brands that Inspire, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

With final touches and renovations completed, Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties dedicated and presented homeowner Michelle Wolcott and her family with keys to their new home during a dedication ceremony held on Saturday, May 7 at the Cape Coral home. Throughout the week leading up to Mother’s Day, approximately 40 women volunteers [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida “Saving Southwest Florida” Capital Campaign raises 38.8 million dollars to benefit water, land and wildlife

2016-11-08T15:01:06+00:00 May 10th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has raised $38.8 million dollars, exceeding its five-year “Saving Southwest Florida” Capital Campaign goal, the largest environmental campaign in Collier County and one of the largest in the state of Florida. The funding will support core Conservancy programs and endowment for ongoing and future policy, advocacy, environmental science, research and [...]

8 Expert Tips for Storefront Marketing

2016-11-08T15:01:06+00:00 May 9th, 2011|Categories: Marketing|Tags: |

If you own a retail store, and you’re not already excited about your storefront, you need to get creative and focus on this cost-effective marketing tool. The storefront is a built-in billboard that, when designed strategically, can effectively bring customers through the door. Whether it’s an expansive display window or just a few feet of [...]

Interiors by Design West and Kreiss furniture gallery open at Mercato

2016-11-08T15:01:06+00:00 May 6th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Glenn Midnet, president of Interiors by Design West, announces the beginning of a unique partnership between his upscale full-service interior design firm and the international high-end furniture brand Kreiss. The combined Kreiss furniture gallery and headquarters for Interiors by Design West will open at 9118 Strada Place, Mercato 8130, in Naples, Fla. on May 12. [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball vice president elected to the Lee BIA Board

2016-11-08T15:01:06+00:00 May 6th, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) announces that vice president Steve Richards has been selected as a member of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA) board of directors. Richards joined O-A-K in 1993 as a project manager. In 1995, he was promoted to a full-time estimator for projects then to vice president of the Florida operation and [...]

Local sponsors, Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s team up for National Women Build Week

2016-11-08T15:01:06+00:00 May 4th, 2011|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

In the days leading up to Mother’s Day, female volunteers will pound nails and raise walls at Habitat for Humanity construction sites in all 50 states in recognition of National Women Build Week, April 30 – May 8. This week, in Cape Coral, local sponsors, Lowe’s Heroes and female volunteers came together on Saturday, April [...]

Builders Care teams up with visiting AmeriCorps*NCCC Team

2016-11-08T15:01:06+00:00 May 3rd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

AmeriCorps*NCCC River 1 Team members partnered up with Builders Care on Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29 to rebuild a ramp for a disabled man from Fort Myers.  The wheelchair bound recipient was left paralyzed after having numerous strokes. The eleven AmeriCorps*NCCC Team members were lead by construction managers from Harbor Springs Building Company [...]

Terry Wynter Auto Service Center celebrates 15th anniversary

2016-11-08T15:01:06+00:00 May 2nd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Established April 22, 1996, Terry Wynter Auto Service Center’s 15-year history proves this is not your ordinary mom-and-pop success story. The 11-bay shop, centrally located on Fowler Street in Fort Myers, may look like your typical auto shop. However, it was recognized as one of the top ten companies in the nation to receive MotorAge’s [...]