Monthly Archives: June 2012

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Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn presents on social media and the law at the Lutgert College of Business, FGCU

2016-11-08T15:00:49+00:00 June 29th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will address social media and the law on Tuesday, July 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University. Schwinn will address the importance of establishing written policies on social media that address issues under the National Labor Relations Act [...]

GMA Architects and Planners to complete design and planning for new Harlem Heights Cultural Arts and Community Center

2016-11-08T15:00:49+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

GMA Architects and Planners is completing design and planning services for the new Harlem Heights Cultural Arts and Community Center to serve the children and families in the Harlem Heights neighborhood in Fort Myers. The Harlem Heights Community Center is a 13,000-square-foot multi-purpose facility located on five acres at 15570 Hagie Dr. in Fort Myers. [...]

Builders Care completes extreme home makeover for Fort Myers couple

2016-11-08T15:00:49+00:00 June 27th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Builders Care, with the help of several local Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) members and volunteers, has completed renovations at the home of the Morales family in Fort Myers. The two-week project involved the complete remodel of the bathroom to include installing a roll-in shower for handicap accessibility, replacing broken sidewalks and railings, replacing a [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida elects new board members

2012-06-26T00:30:43+00:00 June 26th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the appointment of its new board members, selected to serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015. The new board members are: Richard Caligiuri, Vice President with Bouchard Insurance; W. Jeffrey Cecil, Partner-in-Charge with Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP; Chad Hart, [...]

Pavese Law Firm attorney Kathleen D. Oppenheimer earns national land planning certification

2016-11-08T15:00:49+00:00 June 26th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Pavese Law Firm attorney Kathleen D. Oppenheimer has passed the Comprehensive Planning Examination of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). AICP is the professional institute of the American Planning Association, establishing the nationwide standards of urban, suburban, regional, and rural planning practice. Oppenheimer joined the Pavese Law Firm in 2011 and her practice focuses primarily [...]

Fighting America’s high school dropout crisis, local Taco Bell restaurants award more than $4,900 to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

2012-06-25T13:18:10+00:00 June 25th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

More than $4,900 was awarded to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida for its week long summer business camp, CEO Academy,by the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens. The funds will support real-world experiential programs that help Southwest Florida teens stay in school and graduate. CEO Academy will serve approximately 40 teens through this Graduate to Go [...]

Retina Health Center develops new device to improve patient safety and comfort during eye injection treatments

2016-11-08T15:00:49+00:00 June 21st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

With a focus on the patient’s safety and comfort, Drs. Alexander M. Eaton and Hussein Wafapoor of Retina Health Center have collaborated with other researchers to invent a new device, the first of its kind in the world, designed to improve the safety and comfort of patients during the administration of eye injections. Clinical trials [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Richard Akin and Phil McCabe the 2012 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County Laureates

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 20th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has chosen Richard B. Akin, president and CEO of Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida and Philip J. McCabe, CEO and owner of Gulf Coast Commercial Corporation and founder of the Inn on Fifth and McCabe’s Irish Pub & Grill in Naples to be inducted as laureates into the 2012 Business [...]

Mirasol at Coconut Point now open for residential sales

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 19th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Mirasol Holdings, LLC announces the sale of one-, two- and three-bedroom terrace condominiums and townhomes in the gated community of Mirasol at Coconut Point. The initial phase of the development includes 34 residential condominiums, featuring Mediterranean-style architecture and an attached one-car garage. The residences are located around a resort style swimming pool, situated among three [...]

Stevens Construction completes Vascular Specialists of Central Florida

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 19th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stevens Construction has completed an interior renovation for Vascular Specialists of Central Florida, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 80 West Michigan Street, the project included the remodel of an endovascular center, which involved the construction of a procedure room, nurse station and recovery area. The Stevens Construction team included Bill Roach as project [...]

Edison State College offers tours of LightHouse Commons during June 23 open house – distributed to the media

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 18th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Prospective and incoming students and their families can learn more about LightHouse Commons and tour the 400-unit, on-campus residence hall during an open house on Saturday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to noon. Tour participants should report to the Taeni Hall Building ‘S’ on the Fort Myers campus for a guided tour of the facility, [...]

Interiors by Design West’s pink ribbon chair to be showcased in exhibition honoring Princess Diana

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 15th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Designed by Glenn Midnet, president of Interiors by Design West, in honor of his mother Alyce who died of breast cancer, the pink ribbon “Alyce” chair will be showcased at the premier of a new world-class exhibition, "Diana: Legacy of a Princess," opening June 16 at the Queen Mary Ship in Long Beach, CA. The [...]

Wells Fargo makes donation to Lee BIA Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 14th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Wells Fargo South Fort Myers Branch chose Lee Building Industry Association Builders Care program to receive a $1,000 grant as a part of their annual community breakfast. Wells Fargo Community Partners Giving Program is an annual program where each of its retail banking stores explores the needs of their local communities and selects a non-profit [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn addresses new guidelines on social media in the workplace at National Association of Women Business Owners Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 13th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

While social media can be a great tool for business promotion and sales, the risks of social networking in the workplace can be a drain on productivity, or even compromise brand integrity. Like it or not, social media is an integral part of many workplaces and has become so popular that it has caught the [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives $1,000 donation from Kiwanis Club of Naples-On-The-Gulf

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 12th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has received a $1,000 donation from the Kiwanis Club of Naples-On-The-Gulf. The funding will enable the nonprofit organization to provide an additional 50 children with Junior Achievement programming throughout Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties. “Kiwanis cares about the future of our youth and wants to see them succeed in the [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Alison C. Hussey shares benefits of mediation in the workplace at Greater Chamber of Fort Myers

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 12th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Pavese Law Firm partner Alison C. Hussey presented an overview of how businesses can use mediation to resolve conflict in the workplace to the Executive Roundtable at the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce on Friday, June 1. An informal process by which parties seek to solve their disputes voluntarily, mediation utilizes a neutral third [...]

Stevens Construction hires Cathi DiBenedetti

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Cathi DiBenedetti has joined Stevens Construction as project administrator, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Bringing 26 years of construction experience, DiBenedetti will lead the administrative tasks for multiple ongoing assisted living facility renovations. Her responsibilities include permitting via the Lee County ePlan, overseeing inspections and coordinating with the architect, engineer and client. DiBenedetti previously served [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives $5,000 donation from Publix

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 6th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has received a $5,000 donation from Publix Super Markets Charities. The funding will enable the nonprofit organization to provide 10 Junior Achievement classes at schools throughout Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties. “Publix Super Markets Charities wants to improve lives in our community,” says Shannon Patten, Media and Community Relations Manager, [...]

Doug St. Cerny announces candidacy for Lee County Commissioner

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 5th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Republican candidate Doug St. Cerny has qualified with the Lee County Supervisor of Elections to run for Lee County Commissioner District 2, the position he held from 1990 to 2006. The primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012 and general election is Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. During previous years as Lee County Commissioner, St. Cerny [...]

New homes near Red Sox stadium now offered at Santa Luz in Gateway

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 4th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

The developers who pioneered the first residential high-rise communities along the Fort Myers waterfront introduce Santa Luz, a new coach home community located within a gated enclave of Gateway Golf & Country Club. Santa Luz is located within one mile of the new Red Sox stadium and many of the current and future constructed 64 [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces 2012 Advisory Board for Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 4th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the members of its 2012 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County Advisory Board. The chair is John English, PE of Barron Collier Companies and the vice chair is Dr. Paul Jones. Other members selected to this year’s advisory board include: Wilma Boyd, president/CEO of Preferred Travel of Naples; Carleton [...]

Healthy Start seeks nominations for Golden Baby Shoe Awards

2016-11-08T15:00:50+00:00 June 1st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Healthy Start is seeking nominations for its annual Golden Baby Shoe Awards which honors medical and social services professionals dedicated to improving the health and well-being of pregnant women or babies in Southwest Florida. Criteria for individuals who may be nominated for this award: Is a doctor, nurse, mid-wife, social worker or other health care [...]