Monthly Archives: December 2012

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Local builder helps community organizations and Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 31st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

On Friday, Dec. 21, representatives from Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Builders Care received an early Christmas present from Santa’s elves. The Aubuchon Team of Companies, led by Gary Aubuchon and Jeff Miloff, presented the group with a donation of $8,700 to help with emergency construction repairs for local homeowners in need.  Amongst hugs and [...]

Pavese Law Firm and Salvation Army brighten the holidays for local families

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 28th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pavese Law Firm attorneys and staff teamed up with the Salvation Army to help provide for the tangible needs of deserving recipient families during the holidays. More than 13,000 families benefit from the Salvation Army’s annual holiday drive. In addition to making a monetary contribution of $2,500, Pavese Law Firm collected $135 in cash, $200 [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn appointed to advisory board

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 27th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn has been appointed to the advisory board for Florida Gulf Coast University Small Business Development Council (SBDC). As an advisory council member, Schwinn joins other regional business leaders and professionals in supporting the SBDC in its goal to help businesses grow, to create jobs and generate profits and [...]

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

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 20th, 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, [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company donates teddy bears as part of its 30th anniversary celebration

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 20th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company, a general contracting, design-build and construction management firm in Southwest Florida, continued its year-long 30thanniversary celebration with a donation of 30 Build-A-Bear Workshop®teddy bears to the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The only comprehensive child healthcare facility between Tampa and Miami, the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida provides vital healthcare for [...]

Builders Care celebrates $2 Million by honoring volunteers

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 19th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), recently honored several building partners and volunteers in recognition of their service and commitment to Southwest Florida’s elderly and individuals with disabilities and their families. Builders Care completed more than $2 million in construction services in November 2012 and celebrated the milestone [...]

Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition presents 2012 Injury Prevention Awards

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 19th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition honored local organizations and citizens with its annual Injury Prevention Awards today at the Cape Coral Yacht Club. Lee Memorial Health System President and CEO Jim Nathan was the keynote speaker. The awards are presented to member organizations and/or citizens in recognition of their contributions and support of the [...]

Stevens Construction completes Lakes Park Children’s Dentistry and Orthodontics

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 19th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Stevens Construction has completed construction of Lakes Park Children’s Dentistry and Orthodontics, an 8,050-square-foot office for Dr. Oliver Favalli, DMD, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 7117 Congdon Rd. in Fort Myers, the 5,550-square-foot orthodontic facility features ten treatment rooms, an orthodontic bay, X-Ray, lobby, reception, consultation rooms, administrative offices and game area.  The [...]

Pavese Law Firm presents donation to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 13th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pavese Law Firm managing partner Charles Mann presented a check to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida for $1,500 to support the nonprofit organization in providing Junior Achievement programs at schools throughout Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties. “By supporting Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida we play a role in helping young people prepare for the workforce, [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball’s Steven G. Richards named president of the Lee Building Industry Association

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 13th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) announces that vice president Steven G. Richards has been elected president of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA) for the year 2013. The Lee BIA is comprised of more than 300 area builders, contractors, designers and industry businesses. Previously, Richards served as first vice president and on its board of directors. [...]

Pavese Law Firm to present at Florida Gulf Coast University Small Business Development Center annual Entrepreneur’s Law School

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 12th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

To provide small business owners with answers to their legal questions, Pavese Law Firm is sponsoring the 14thAnnual Entrepreneur’s Law School presented by Florida Gulf Coast University’s Small Business Development Center. Pavese Law Firm is the exclusive title sponsor for the event to be held on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn appointed to board of directors for National Association of Women Business Owners, Southwest Florida chapter

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 11th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn has been appointed to the board of directors of the Southwest Florida chapter of the National Association of Business Owners (NAWBO www.nawboswfl.org). In addition, Schwinn was named committee chair for the NAWBO Southwest Florida’s public policy committee. Founded in 1975, NAWBO is a non-profit organization of more than 8,000 [...]

C’MON and get moving as Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey CircusFit steps into the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples on Saturday, Dec. 15

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 10th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®  brings CircusFit, its innovative national youth fitness program, to C’mon - the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples on Saturday, Dec. 15. Designed to teach fun ways to stay active, physically fit, and healthy, CircusFit is open to children of all ages. CircusFit show times are 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 [...]

Wells Fargo partners with Junior Achievement to bring “JA-in-a-Day” to local students

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 December 10th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recently partnered with Wells Fargo to host two “JA-in-a-Day” events, one at Cypress Palm Middle School in Collier County and one at Fort Myers Middle Academy in Lee County. Wells Fargo provided the sponsorship for these programs, as well as 36 bankers from their local branches, to teach and inspire [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. adds three members to Tampa team

2016-11-08T15:00:40+00:00 December 7th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stevens Construction has expanded its Tampa operations with the addition of three new team members: Al Stonys and Duane Oskey as superintendents, and Alex Hunt-Branch as project manager, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Stonys joins the company with ten years of healthcare construction experience completing such projects as an $8 million expansion to Oak Hill [...]

Habitat for Humanity of Collier County celebrates dedication of 1500th home

2016-11-08T15:00:40+00:00 December 6th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|

On Saturday Dec. 15 at 10 a.m., Habitat for Humanity of Collier County invites the community to join with Board members, donors, volunteers and partner families to celebrate the dedication of 14 homes in the community of Regal Acres in Naples. Among those to be dedicated is the milestone 1,500th home built by Habitat for [...]

Stock Development presents donations to Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:00:40+00:00 December 6th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Stock Development, a premier Southwest Florida development firm, has launched a unique program, pledging support to Builders Care through each home sale in its Paseo Community in Fort Myers. Stock Development presented a check to Builders Care based on its third quarter sales in the amount of $2,900 raising the total donation this year to [...]

Attorney Susan M. McLaughlin joins Pavese Law Firm

2016-11-08T15:00:40+00:00 December 6th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Attorney Susan M. McLaughlin has joined the Pavese Law Firm, bringing more than 30 years of experience as a litigator to the firm. Her practice area is focused on condominium and homeowner association law, and includes assisting clients with rule enforcement, discrimination charges, insurance claims, breach of contract, and all manner of dispute resolution. Previously, [...]

Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition unveils new technology to help prevent impaired driving

2016-11-08T15:00:40+00:00 December 5th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

To drive home the dangers of drunk, drugged, drowsy and distracted driving during 4D Prevention Month in December, members of the Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition held a news conference on Dec. 4 to unveial new technology that simulates impaired and distracted driving. One Simple Decision, the simulation-based impaired and distracted driving program, is rolling [...]

Free seminar Dec. 15 on treatment options for joint pain

2016-11-08T15:00:40+00:00 December 3rd, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. John C. Kagan is offering a free seminar to provide surgical and non-surgical options for treating joint pain including minimally invasive options for hip and knee replacement. The public is invited to attend the free seminar and ask questions on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at Gulf Coast Medical [...]