Monthly Archives: November 2011


Nulman Mediation Services donates $1,000 to Lee BIA Builders Care

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

For the third year in a row, Nulman Mediation Services has donated $1,000 to help the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Builders Care program provide free home repairs to disadvantage Lee County residents. “This donation is such a special way to show their on-going support for the community and Builders Care,” said Heidi Taulman, Builders [...]

Tom Hall named national sales and marketing director for VR Laboratories

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

VR Laboratories LLC has hired nutritional brand marketing expert Tom Hall as the company’s national sales and marketing director. Hall will apply his 30 years of executive marketing experience to positioning and promoting the VR Laboratories brand and to launch new company products in the international marketplace. “Tom’s extensive experience and success in product marketing [...]

Emerging treatments for macular degeneration are the focus of free seminar Jan. 22

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

To provide Southwest Florida residents, visitors and the medical community with the latest research and news on treatment options including Eylea, recently approved by the FDA to treat macular degeneration, Retina Health Center and the Foundation Fighting Blindness will host the ninth annual Southwest Florida Macular Degeneration Symposium on Sunday, Jan. 22 at the Hyatt [...]

Fox News Anchor Bret Baier shares insights about the 2012 Presidential campaign during Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speaker Series Special Event on Feb. 25

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

Bret Baier, anchor of Fox News Channel's "Special Report with Bret Baier," will host a Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speaker Series Special Event on Feb. 25, 2012 at the Ritz Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. Baier will share behind the scenes observations, anecdotes and photos from the Republican presidential primaries and debates. By the special [...]

Local builders answer the call to build wheelchair ramp for North Fort Myers girl with cerebral palsy

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 28th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Builders Care, with the help of local Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) members and volunteers, has completed a much-needed wheelchair ramp at the North Fort Myers home of Shayna Miller. The 17-year-old has spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and is wheelchair bound. Prior to Builders Care building the ramp, her home was was not handicap accessible, [...]

Cypress Lake Country Club Tennis Director Terry See wins USPTA Florida Division Grand Prix

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 22nd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Cypress Lake Country Club Director of Tennis Terry See has captured two division titles at the 2011 United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Florida Division Grand Prix Masters Year-End Event. The tournament was held Nov. 5-6 at Williams Island in Aventura, Fla. See won both the men’s singles and doubles titles in the men’s 60’s [...]

Retina Health Centers offers new treatment for macular degeneration as FDA gives green light for VEGF Trap-Eye

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 21st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Following participation in a three-year international study of a new treatment for macular degeneration, Retina Health Center announces that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of aflibercept (Eylea), also known as VEGF Trap-Eye, for "wet" age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness for people over 65. The disease occurs [...]

What is causing your foot pain? Physicians host free seminar on Dec. 7

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 18th, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Athletic Orthopedic and Reconstructive Center physicians, Drs. David B. Sudderth and Peter B. Walimire, will host a free seminar on foot pain. Walimire, a podiatrist and Sudderth, a board-certified neurologist, will discuss causes of foot pain and numbness, including the joints, nerves, illness or other conditions that can result in foot pain. In addition, attendees [...]

Fox Electronics announces new global franchise distribution agreement with Premier Farnell, expands company’s product reach

2011-11-17T17:37:33-04:00November 17th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Fox Electronics, a leading global designer and supplier of frequency control solutions, has entered into a global franchise distribution agreement with Premier Farnell, a multi-channel distributor of electronic and industrial products. Customers of Premier Farnell’s operating businesses of Farnell, Newark/element14 and element14 will now have global access to Fox Electronics’ full line of crystals, oscillators, [...]

Dr. John C. Kagan hosts free seminar Dec. 10 on treatment options for joint pain

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 17th, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. John C. Kagan is offering a free seminar to provide information about advances in joint replacement and other non-surgical and surgical options. The public is invited to attend the free seminar and ask questions on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at Lee Memorial HealthPark Medical Center Rooms 201/202, located [...]

Anne Frazier named president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 16th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Executive Committee serving Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Inc. (JA) unanimously voted to hire Anne Frazier as the next president and CEO for the non-profit organization, which through a dedicated volunteer network provides in-school and after-school programs for students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties that focus on three content areas:  work readiness, entrepreneurship [...]

John Saltamartine to lead operations as VR Laboratories’ chief operating officer

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 14th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

VR Laboratories LLC today announced the appointment of John Saltamartine as chief operating officer (COO). Saltamartine brings more than 40 years of management and executive experience at both privately and publicly-held companies, including several in health, wellness and consumer product industries. Most recently, Saltamartine led beverage manufacturing and distribution operations for NBTY Manufacturing & Distribution [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. awarded Suncoast Beverage Sales renovation

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 14th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stevens Construction Inc. has been awarded the contract for a 30,640-square-foot remodel and addition at Suncoast Beverage Sales, located at 2996 Hanson St. in Fort Myers. Stevens Construction will convert the existing drive-thru to a chilled warehouse. The project also includes removing the existing 2,880-square-foot draught cooler and building a new 5,969-square-foot cooler. Additionally, Stevens [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida needs volunteers for 2011-2012 school year

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 10th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JA) is seeking classroom volunteers who want to help prepare the next generation of Southwest Floridians with lessons on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Participants of all ages and walks of life are eligible to teach JA’s curriculum in elementary, middle and high school classes in Collier, Lee and [...]

James Rothman named chief scientific advisor at VR Laboratories

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 7th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

VR Laboratories LLC today announced the appointment of James Rothman, Ph.D. as chief scientific advisor.  Rothman will head scientific research and development for VR Laboratories, which will manufacture and bring to market world-class botanical consumer, medicinal food and beverage, and pharmaceutical products to foreign and domestic markets. In addition to assisting in product development, Rothman [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida wins Summit Award

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 1st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

JA Worldwide  recently recognized Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida with a Gold Summit Award for reaching outstanding success in financial health, program quality, management effectiveness and program growth. The office’s most notable achievement that contributed to it earning this award was a 1,500-student increase in program growth during the 2010-2011 school year. This is the [...]

Stevens Construction begins construction of surgical center

2016-11-08T15:01:02-04:00November 1st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stevens Construction has started construction of a 9,102-square-foot surgery center for Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 2565 Cleveland Ave., the surgical facility will feature three operating rooms, step-down recovery, recovery, nurse station, consultation room, reception, staff lounge and administrative offices. Upon completion in summer of 2012, the project [...]