Monthly Archives: August 2011

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Free fall risk assessments and health screenings planned for National Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Sept. 23

2016-11-08T15:01:04+00:00 August 31st, 2011|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

The recent televised fall of former first lady Nancy Reagan brings to focus the devastating results that falls can have on the quality of life of those over 65.  Lee County continues to lead the state in deaths resulting from a fall.  In 2009, 94 deaths were attributed to falls in Lee County. In addition, [...]

Builders Care teams up with local contractors to provide air conditioning to South Fort Myers family

2016-11-08T15:01:04+00:00 August 30th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Jeannette Merritt and her family had been without air conditioning throughout the entire summer.  One of her grandchildren had to be rushed to the hospital for asthma related conditions and adverse effects of extreme heat.  At night the family of four would gather in the family area to sleep on couch cushions next to the [...]

Charles Mann selected to Gulfshore Business 40 under 40 list

2016-11-08T15:01:04+00:00 August 30th, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition|Tags: , , |

Pavese Law Firm’s co-managing partner Charles Mann has been named to the Gulfshore Business 40 under 40 list which recognizes Southwest Florida’s most impressive young business and community leaders. “Charles demonstrates continued leadership and dedication to the community,” says William T. Haverfield, co-managing partner at Pavese Law Firm. “He is an excellent role model for [...]

Tickets and sponsorships available for Junior Achievement Hall of Fame

2016-11-08T15:01:04+00:00 August 29th, 2011|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Tickets and sponsorships for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County are now available and can be purchased online at www.jaswfl.org. At the dinner and awards ceremony on Oct. 25 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort, Junior Achievement will induct George G. Beasley, chairman and CEO of Beasley Broadcast [...]

Pavese Law Firm advises local business owners on new National Labor Relations Board rule affecting private sector employers

2016-11-08T15:01:04+00:00 August 29th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

On Aug. 25, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) approved a proposed rule requiring private sector employers to post notices in their workplaces advising employees — even non-unionized employees — of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Unlike most other federal employment laws, the NLRA currently does not require employers to advise [...]

Pavese Law Firm associate Brooke Bockemuehl to coordinate statewide Junior League conference

2016-11-08T15:01:04+00:00 August 25th, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events|Tags: , , , |

Attorney Brooke Bockemuehl of Pavese Law Firm was selected to the State Public Affairs Committee for the Junior League of Fort Myers. In this role, Bockemuehl will assist in organizing a statewide conference for Junior League delegates to be held Sept. 9-11 at the Sanibel Harbor Resort. During the event, Junior League delegates, community partners [...]

New technology that measures patients’ visual behavior to create custom lenses now available at Elmquist Eye Group

2016-11-08T15:01:04+00:00 August 22nd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Visioffice®, a revolutionary new measuring system that creates optical lenses that are unique to the patient is available now at Elmquist Eye Group, the only local practice to offer this technology. Using the Visioffice with eyecode technology, opticians can now take a single measurement to record the patient’s eye rotation center for each eye, as [...]

Award-winning PGA professional Ed Rodgers named general manager of Cypress Lake Country Club

2011-08-16T20:09:40+00:00 August 16th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Cypress Lake Country Club has appointed Ed Rodgers to the position of general manager, responsible for overall club management including daily operations, customer service and member experience, staff development and membership growth and retention at the member-owned club. A Professional Golf Association (PGA) Quarter Century member and recipient of the 2010 PGA President’s Council on [...]

GCM Contracting Solutions, Inc. hires a new project manager

2011-08-16T06:35:43+00:00 August 16th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

GCM Contracting Solutions, Inc. has recently appointed Jim Frederick to the position of project manager. In this position he will be responsible for planning, directing and budgeting the company's commercial construction projects in Southwest Florida.  Frederick is a licensed general contractor and a certified project management professional. He has worked in the commercial construction industry for more than [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Names 2011-2012 Board of Directors

2011-08-09T17:29:37+00:00 August 9th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has named its 2011-2012 board of directors. These individuals will provide leadership and support for local Junior Achievement programs, fulfilling its mission to educate young people in Southwest Florida about business, economics and free enterprise. Officers on the executive committee include:  David Hall, executive vice president/CFO of Sanibel Captiva Community [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Names 2011-2012 Board of Directors

2016-11-08T15:01:04+00:00 August 9th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has named its 2011-2012 board of directors. These individuals will provide leadership and support for local Junior Achievement programs, fulfilling its mission to educate young people in Southwest Florida about business, economics and free enterprise. Officers on the executive committee include:  David Hall, executive vice president/CFO of Sanibel Captiva Community [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. completes Ophthalmic Facial Plastic Surgery Specialists

2016-11-08T15:01:04+00:00 August 1st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has completed construction on the 7,136-square-foot Ophthalmic Facial Plastic Surgery Specialists medical office for Dr. Stephen Laquis, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 7331 College Parkway, the office features seven exam rooms, two procedure rooms, consultation rooms, lobby, reception, conference room and administrative offices. The Stevens Construction team included Dan Adams [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to discuss classification of employees versus independent contractors

2016-11-08T15:01:04+00:00 August 1st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Decisions about whether an individual should be classified as an employee or an independent contractor are subject to a number of federal and state employment laws. To provide more information and answer questions related to employee misclassification and employment laws, Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will address the employee versus independent contractor classification [...]