Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida among the best in the U.S.

2016-11-08T15:01:03-05:00September 26th, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition|Tags: , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is among the strongest Junior Achievement offices in the U.S. in terms of student growth, according to new statistics in a year-end report by Junior Achievement USA. According to the report, as of the organization’s year-end on June 30, Southwest Florida volunteers logged 60,905 hours in the classroom during the [...]

Create a scarecrow and help Lakes Park

2016-11-08T15:01:03-05:00September 23rd, 2011|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |

Registration and sponsorships are still available for the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation’s annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest. Local businesses, organizations, schools and residents can sign up to create personalized, unique scarecrows and entries will be voted on by celebrity judges and festival attendees to determine the winner. The scarecrows will be on display during [...]

Ferguson Enterprises Inc. hosts golf tournament to benefit Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:01:03-05:00September 22nd, 2011|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Ferguson Enterprises Inc. hosted its third annual charity shootout golf tournament at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples on June 18. All proceeds from the event benefited Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), and will help provide emergency construction services to elderly and disabled Lee County homeowners. The golf tournament [...]

Horizon Council celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Industry Appreciation Week in Lee County

2016-11-08T15:01:03-05:00September 21st, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition|Tags: , , , |

Local dignitaries and business leaders celebrated the 20th anniversary of Industry Appreciation Week on Friday, Sept. 16 at the Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers River District. Presented by the Horizon Council, an advisory group to the Lee County Board of Commissioners and Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee County’s Economic Development Office, Industry Appreciation [...]

Recent amputee returns home from hospital to see home renovations for first time

2016-11-08T15:01:03-05:00September 15th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Builders Care, with the help of local Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) members and volunteers, has completed renovations at the North Fort Myers home of the Beth Styles, a recent widow and double amputee. Elizabeth (Beth) Styles, 52, was released from Health Park Rehabilitation and Care Center in Fort Myers on Sept. 13 after completing [...]

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

2016-11-08T15:01:03-05:00September 15th, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition|Tags: , , , , |

 Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces Title, Platinum and Gold Sponsors for the 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County. The Title Sponsor is IBERIABANK. The Platinum Sponsors are Structure Medical, Wasmer Schroeder & Company Inc., and Specialists in Urology. The Gold Sponsors include:  Barron Collier Companies, Gulf Coast Business Review, EverBank, Arthrex Inc., Hodges [...]

Pavese Law Firm congratulates partner Christina Harris Schwinn on 20 years as member of the Florida Bar

2016-11-08T15:01:04-05:00September 9th, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition|Tags: , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm congratulates partner Christina Harris Schwinn on reaching a milestone of 20 years since her admittance to the Florida Bar on Sept. 27, 1991. During her 20 years as a member of the Florida Bar and prior to joining the Pavese Law Firm, Schwinn served as general counsel for two national professional employer [...]

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