Monthly Archives: July 2012

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Ferguson hosts golf tournament to benefit Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 31st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting hosted its fourth annual charity shootout golf tournament at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples on June 9. Proceeds from the event were donated to Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), to help provide emergency construction services to elderly and disabled Lee County homeowners in [...]

5 Ways to Use Cross Promotion

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 31st, 2012|Categories: Advertising, Hot Tips, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media, Television Advertising, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Marketing doesn’t have to be an “every man for himself” proposition. In fact, there are many advantages to partnering with another business for cross promotion. Cross promotion can save you and your partner marketing dollars, it can result in an opportunity to reach a whole new audience, and it can often create “buzz” if it [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. wins Grand Aurora Award

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 30th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

For the sixth consecutive year, Stevens Construction has won an Aurora Award at the Southeast Builder’s Conference. The Aurora Awards honor the best in construction in a 12-state region. For the fourth consecutive year, the company was also presented with a Grand Aurora Award, which recognizes the best project within an entire category. In a [...]

Private Equity Group purchases more than 5,000 acres of land in Lee County owned by Alico-Agri, Ltd.

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 25th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Private Equity Group announced today that the company is purchasing an assemblage of undeveloped parcels totaling 5,187 acres in Lee County from Alico-Agri, Ltd., a subsidiary of Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ-ALCO) a Florida-headquartered agribusiness. The properties are generally bounded on the west by Florida Gulf Coast University and Miromar Outlets; to the north by Alico Road [...]

LightHouse Commons at Edison State College nears completion, capacity

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 24th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

At 75 percent capacity, only 100 units remain available at LightHouse Commons at Edison State College. Construction of the 164,000-square-foot, 405-unit residence hall located on the west side of theFort Myerscampus is nearly complete, and students are scheduled begin moving intoLightHouseCommonson Aug. 20 and 21. Hard-hat construction tours of the new facility are offered every [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company achieves LEED for Homes Platinum Certification for Coconut Cove Apartments in Cape Coral

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 24th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) construction team has achieved LEED for Homes Platinum Certification for construction of the Coconut Cove Apartments in Cape Coral, a property of the Southwest Florida Affordable Housing Choice Foundation, Inc. The project is one of three recognized by the U. S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in its announcement of its 20,000 [...]

Emerging treatments for macular degeneration are the focus of free seminar on January 6

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 23rd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

To provide Southwest Florida residents, visitors and the medical community with the latest research and news on treatment options for macular degeneration, Retina Health Center and the Foundation Fighting Blindness will host the ninth annual Southwest Florida Macular Degeneration Symposium on Sunday, Jan. 6 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, located at 5001 [...]

Builders Care receives donation from local women’s group

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 23rd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Lee Building Industry Association Builders Care program received a $500 grant from Women’s Montage Group following a presentation at the group’s monthly luncheon in May. Established in April 2010, the mission of the Montage Women’s Club is to promote friendship and create lasting relationships through social, cultural and philanthropic activities. The Women’s Montage Club supports [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives $1,000 donation from The Daniel R. and Anne M. Harper Foundation

2012-07-19T15:21:23+00:00 July 19th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has received a $1,000 donation from The Daniel R. and Anne M. Harper Foundation. The funding will enable the nonprofit organization to provide Junior Achievement classes to the entire fifth-grade level at Villas Elementary. “Thanks to the generosity of The Daniel R. and Anne M. Harper Foundation and our other [...]

Stevens Construction completes Center for Specialized Surgery

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 19th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stevens Construction has completed construction of The Center for Specialized Surgery, the surgical facility for Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 2565 Cleveland Avenue, the 9,102-square-foot surgery center features three operating rooms, step-down recovery, recovery, nurse station, consultation room, reception, staff lounge and administrative offices. The project is licensed [...]

Pavese Law Firm hires attorney Matthew P. Gordon

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 18th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Attorney Matthew P. Gordon has joined Pavese Law Firm and will be based in the Fort Myers office. Gordon primarily focuses his practice in the areas of real estate, condominium and homeowner association, land use and environmental law. Prior to joining Pavese Law Firm, Gordon worked in the legal department of a publicly traded luxury [...]

Local builders answer the call to provide much-needed air conditioning system for Lehigh Acres woman and son with brain cancer

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 17th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Builders Care, with the help of local Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) members and volunteers, has completed the installation of a new three-ton air conditioning system at the Lehigh Acres home of Linda and Shane Washburn. Shane, age 36, has suffered with brain cancer since birth and is wheelchair and bed bound. Prior to Builders [...]

Cypress Lake Country Club hosts 20th Annual Henke Berg Junior Masters Golf Tournament

2016-11-08T15:00:47+00:00 July 13th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Cypress Lake Country Club will host the 20th Annual Nolan Henke Patty Berg Junior Masters, July 18 - 20. The public is invited to attend the tournament. The Junior Masters is a Junior Golf Scoreboard ranked tournament open to junior golfers from around the world. This year’s field of more than 80 players includes many [...]

Get personal with your marketing

2016-11-08T15:00:48+00:00 July 12th, 2012|Categories: Advertising, Blogging, Discussions, Hot Tips, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , |

Slick ads with clever headlines, a website with state-of-the-art features, a billboard that stops traffic … This is what marketing agencies are known for producing, and we’ve created our fair share, but that’s not all there is to marketing today. One thing that sets Priority Marketing apart from the typical ad agency is our ability [...]

Duke Eye Center reappoints Dr. Alexander Eaton as consulting physician

2016-11-08T15:00:48+00:00 July 12th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Dr. Alexander M. Eaton of Retina Health Center has been reappointed as a consulting associate in the department of ophthalmology at Duke Ey eCenter. Since 1999, Eaton has been appointed annually to serve as a consulting physician atDukeEyeCenter. The Duke Eye Center, part of the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham,N.C., is a world-class [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Eric D. Molina certified by the Supreme Court of Florida as a circuit mediator

2016-11-08T15:00:48+00:00 July 11th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Pavese Law Firm partner Eric D. Molina has been certified as a circuit mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida. As a certified mediator, Molina is qualified to mediate a variety of cases for which he can be retained or court-appointed, facilitating alternative dispute resolution between parties in civil and commercial cases in the twentieth [...]

Pavese Law Firm attorneys to present on agricultural planning, renewable energy, and professional planning careers at the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association’s annual conference

2016-11-08T15:00:48+00:00 July 10th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Pavese Law Firm attorneys Katherine R. English, Esq.; Neysa Borkert, Esq.; and Kathleen Oppenheimer Berkey, Esq., AICP will present at the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association’s (APA) annual conference to be held Sept. 12-15 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. The attorneys are members of Pavese Law Firm’s Land Use and Local Government practice [...]

Austin Davis joins Stevens Construction Inc.

2016-11-08T15:00:48+00:00 July 10th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Austin Davis has joined Stevens Construction as project manager, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Davis will have overall responsibility for the management and execution of healthcare projects during all phases of design and construction, ensuring projects maintain budget and schedule. Davis will be working in the company’s Orlando office. Davis brings substantial experience in healthcare [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Alison C. Hussey named treasurer of the Rotary Club of Cape Coral

2016-11-08T15:00:49+00:00 July 9th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Pavese Law Firm partner Alison C. Hussey has been named treasurer of the Rotary Club of Cape Coral. Previously Hussey served as secretary of the Rotary Club of Cape Coral, and assumed her new role as treasurer on July 1. She also serves as chair of The Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar Committee for District 6960, [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company continues 30th Anniversary celebration with donation to Harry Chapin Food Bank

2016-11-08T15:00:49+00:00 July 9th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) continues its year-long 30th Anniversary celebration by holding an employee food drive to benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. O-A-K has chosen to celebrate its diamond anniversary by giving back to theSouthwest Floridacommunity to which it owes three decades of local success. Through the month of June, O-A-K collected [...]