Monthly Archives: November 2012


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

2016-11-08T15:00:40-04:00November 28th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

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

Stevens Construction Completes Cape Health Surgery Center

2016-11-08T15:00:40-04:00November 27th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Stevens Construction has completed the construction for the Cape Health Surgery Center located at 665 Del Prado Blvd. in Cape Coral, Fla., announced Mark Stevens, company president. Stevens Construction converted a vacant, existing building into the 5,124-square-foot ambulatory surgery center serving three physicians. Cape Health Surgery Center features one operating room, two procedure rooms, four [...]

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida launches direct loan pilot program for women-owned businesses

2016-11-08T15:00:42-04:00November 26th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida is partnering with the regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Economic Development Investment Fund (EDIF) in Sarasota, a non-profit loan company, to offer women business owners access to capital for their business start-up or expansion. Initially, The Women’s Fund will strive to connect prospective clients in Collier, Hendry [...]

Tickets still available for Sam Galloway Ford Lakeside Country Bash Nov. 30 featuring Alan Jackson

2016-11-08T15:00:42-04:00November 20th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Tickets are still available to the Sam Galloway Ford Lakeside Country Bash at Lakes Regional Park on Nov. 30 featuring Grammy-award winning country music artist Alan Jackson. The gates open at 3 p.m., with the first performance beginning at 5 p.m. by country singer and actress Jana Kramer, also known for her role as Alex [...]

Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition hosts Tai Chi demonstration to promote better balance, falls prevention

2016-11-08T15:00:42-04:00November 19th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Falls continue to be the leading cause of injury and death for people 65 and older in Lee County.  Since January 2012,LeeMemorialTraumaCenterhas treated 315 senior patients for injuries related to falls, with 20 people dying from their injuries. To increase public awareness about ways to prevent and reduce falls, Lee Memorial Health System and other [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida opens Dalton Discovery Center

2012-11-15T16:20:26-04:00November 15th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces the opening of the new Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center. Located at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center in Naples, the Dalton Discovery Center showcases southwest Florida’s diverse ecosystems, the creatures that live within and an overview of the work conducted by Conservancy of Southwest Florida. A unique, [...]

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida presents new programs to support economic security for women in Southwest Florida at Rotary Club

2016-11-08T15:00:42-04:00November 15th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida presented research and programs to support opportunities leading to economic security for women at the Nov. 6 Rotary Club meeting in Fort Myers. The initiatives include a leveraged savings program for low-to-moderate income women to assist them in building financial assets for education and training, toward the purchase of [...]

Retina Health Center physicians named to Best Doctors in America

2016-11-08T15:00:42-04:00November 15th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Drs. Alexander M. Eaton and Hussein Wafapoor of Retina Health Center have been named to Best Doctors in America® for 2013. Selected through a peer-review process, only five percent of physicians in the U.S. are chosen for inclusion into the database, which is used by employers, insurers and health plans as a resource for contacting [...]

Bigham Jewelers adds two industry professionals to management team

2016-11-08T15:00:42-04:00November 14th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Bigham Jewelers announces the hiring of two new professionals to the company’s management team. Graduate Gemologist Jacob Tuchman has joined the company as Director of Fine Jewelry Services. Previously, Tuchman held a leadership position at the Bal Harbour Neiman Marcus Precious Jewels Department for ten years before becoming store manager at Yamron Jewelers’ Waterside Shops [...]

Elevation Ministries hosts free community holiday event Dec. 7 and 8

2012-11-13T14:34:33-04:00November 13th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Elevation Ministries invites the community to attend a free holiday production of “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” on Friday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church Downtown located at 1735 Jackson St. in Fort Myers.  The show will include a dramatic and musical production [...]

Attorney Christopher L. Pope joins Pavese Law Firm

2016-11-08T15:00:42-04:00November 13th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Attorney Christopher L. Pope has joined the Pavese Law Firm. Based in the Fort Myers office, Pope’s primary practice areas are real estate, condominium and homeowner association, land use law and environmental law. Pope earned his undergraduate degree in business administration from Auburn University where he majored in Management of Information Systems. He then obtained [...]

Tickets for Ringling Bros. and Barnum &Bailey® Presents FULLY CHARGED-An All New Gold Edition on sale Nov. 16

2016-11-08T15:00:42-04:00November 8th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is proud to Present FULLY CHARGED, Gold Edition, an all-new powerful surge of circus entertainment that celebrates performance power and boosts circus-goers’ excitement that plugs in at Germain Arena on Jan. 3-6. Tickets go on sale on Friday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. at Germain Arena with a food drive from 11 [...]

Dr. Alexander Eaton presents on development of new Guarded Injection Device at American Association of Ophthalmology Meeting

2016-11-08T15:00:43-04:00November 7th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Dr. Alexander M. Eaton will present on the development of a new device designed to improve the safety and comfort of patients during intravitreal injections at the annual meeting of the American Association of Ophthalmology in Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 10. Eaton will share results of clinical use of the Guarded Injection Device following clinical [...]

Wells Fargo awards grant to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T15:00:43-04:00November 2nd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Wells Fargo has awarded Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida a grant in the amount of $13,000 to sponsor four Title 1 schools in Lee and Collier counties. The grant will assist in funding the implementation and set up of 24 Junior Achievement programs that will involve approximately 864 students enrolled at Parkside Elementary, Edgewood Elementary, [...]

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida releases groundbreaking research report on the status of women in Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T15:00:43-04:00November 1st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida has completed a study on the status of women in Southwest Florida, examining four core areas including population and diversity, employment and income, achievement and autonomy, health and well-being. The Women’s Fund commissioned the Regional Economic Research Institute at Florida Gulf Coast University to investigate the status of women [...]