Family who gives to others receives ultimate gift

2016-11-08T15:00:46-05:00August 31st, 2012|Categories: News|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 Daniel Thornton, an accident survivor, and his family. Throughout their lives, the Thornton family has given their time and services to help others. Their father, Butch Thornton, served in the [...]

Tickets and sponsorships available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Business Hall of Fame, Collier County dinner and awards ceremony

2016-11-08T15:00:46-05:00August 28th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2012 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County to be held Oct. 30 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples are now available at During the dinner and awards ceremony, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Laureates Philip J. McCabe, CEO and owner of Gulf Coast [...]

Pavese Law Firm attorney Kathleen Oppenheimer Berkey selected to Connect Florida’s Statewide Leadership Institute

2016-11-08T15:00:46-05:00August 27th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Pavese Law Firm attorney Kathleen Oppenheimer Berkey, a land use, zoning and local government attorney and certified land planner at Pavese Law Firm in Fort Myers, Fla., has been selected to participate in Class III of Connect Florida’s Statewide Leadership Institute. Berkey is one of 37 young professionals selected to the Statewide Leadership Institute, a [...]

Stevens Construction awarded contract for Around the Clock Fitness

2016-11-08T15:00:46-05:00August 21st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Stevens Construction has been awarded the contract for the construction of Around the Clock Fitness, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 9375 Ben C. Pratt Six Mile Cypress, the 31,000-square-foot fitness facility will feature a free weight area, personal training, boot camp and aerobic rooms, tanning, kid’s club, juice bar, deli and locker rooms [...]

Junior Achievement job shadow program teaches work-force readiness skills to students at East Naples Home Depot store

2016-11-08T15:00:46-05:00August 16th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Fifty middle school students from the Grace Place for Children and Families, Naples summer camp participated in a work-readiness focused field trip to The Home Depot, as part of the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JA) Job Shadow Program. The JA Job Shadow Program inspires students to take an entrepreneurial approach to work by applying work-readiness [...]

Santa Luz in Gateway ends phase-one construction with buyer incentives, open house Aug. 25-26

2016-11-08T15:00:46-05:00August 15th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Santa Luz, a new coach home community located within a gated enclave of Gateway Golf & Country Club, is hosting an open house Aug. 25-26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to mark the completion of phase one of construction. Santa Luz is offering $10,000 in upgrades for homes purchased through the end of August. [...]

Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation kicks off “Scarecrows in the Park” contest to benefit Lakes Park

2016-11-08T15:00:46-05:00August 15th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation kicks off its third annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest to benefit Lakes Park. Local businesses, organizations and the general public are invited to submit entries and create personalized, unique scarecrows to promote their business, organization or simply for fun. Scarecrow registration forms are available at under the “Events” section. The deadline for registration [...]

New FDA-approved drug for vision loss now available at Retina Health Center

2016-11-08T15:00:46-05:00August 14th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Following a three-year year clinical study at Retina Health Center and other participating eye centers around the country, the FDA has approved the use of the injectable drug Lucentis for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. Diabetic macular edema occurs when fluid accumulates on or under the macular (the center of the retina) and causes [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn presents Sept. 4 seminar on conflict resolution in the workplace

2016-11-08T15:00:46-05:00August 13th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

While disputes in the workplace are inevitable, left unresolved, conflicts can disrupt productivity, negatively impact morale and could create liability for the employer. Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will share strategies for effectively preempting and addressing disputes in the office during a Sept. 4 seminar from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Myerlee Manor [...]

Stevens Construction team members earn infection control certificates

2016-11-08T15:00:46-05:00August 8th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Seven members of the Stevens Construction management team have completed ICRA (Infection Control Risk Assessment) certificate training, a hospital educational program for contractors and healthcare engineers. Presented by healthcare hygiene consultants, Oncore, Inc., the ICRA training involved identifying infection risks associated with healthcare construction and improving hospital compliance. Program curriculum also included development of risk [...]

Cypress Lake Country Club announces winners of the 20th Annual Henke Berg Junior Masters Golf Tournament

2016-11-08T15:00:47-05:00August 2nd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

PGA Professional Calvin Peete spent his 69th birthday at the 20th Annual Nolan Henke Patty Berg Junior Masters held July 18 – 20 at Cypress Lake Country Club. Peete joined several hundred spectators as more than 80 junior golfers from around the world competed during the 54-hole Junior Golf Scoreboard ranked tournament. Brittany Shin, age [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Alison C. Hussey achieves certification as Florida Supreme Court mediator

2016-11-08T15:00:47-05:00August 1st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Pavese Law Firm partner Alison C. Hussey has achieved certification as a circuit mediator for the twentieth judicial circuit by the Supreme Court of Florida. In the role of certified mediator, Hussey serves as a neutral third party facilitating communication between parties involved in a dispute to help them resolve their differences outside the court [...]

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