Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Grandezza Golf Classic – “Breaking Par for Junior Achievement” Golf tournament set for April 21 at The Club at Grandezza

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 29th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

With proceeds to benefit Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s CEO Academy and youth programs, Grandezza residents will host an all-day event featuring an 18-hole scramble format. Tournament co-chairmen are Harry Neu, Joe Kauanui, and Mike Schriml. Open to the public, the Grandezza Golf Classic will kick-off with a 12:45 pm shotgun followed by the awards [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives $8,000 from State Farm

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 28th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

State Farm has announced that they are granting Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JASWFL) $8,000 to fund the AVID programs in Collier and Lee County High Schools. AVID which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, targets at-risk students grades 6-12 to provide early intervention to prevent students who might otherwise dropout. The AVID elective helps [...]

New Guarded Injection Device developed by Retina Health Center featured in ophthalmology journal

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 25th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

A new device developed by Retina Health Center to improve eye injections is featured in the January edition of Review of Ophthalmology, a medical publication which highlights current, clinically relevant information on surgical techniques, disease diagnosis and management and new technologies in the field of ophthalmology. Recently developed by Retina Health Center in collaboration with [...]

Young driver program empowers teens to drive responsibly

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 24th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Motor Vehicle Crashes are the leading cause of death for all age groups, and teen drivers ages 16 to 19 are three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash. To address the importance of learning to drive responsibly as well as the potential outcomes of irresponsible driving, [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Neale Montgomery appointed to South Florida Water Management District Water Resources Advisory Committee

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 19th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Neale Montgomery has been appointed to the South Florida Water Management District (SWFMD) Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC).  Montgomery and other members of the committee provide constructive, consensus-based recommendations to the South Florida Water Management District's Governing Board and the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force about protecting South Florida’s water resources [...]

Tickets on Sale Feb. 5 for Disney On Ice at Germain Arena

2013-01-19T13:56:00+00:00 January 19th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy comes to Southwest Florida. This action-packed ice spectacular showcases beloved characters from Disney•Pixar’s Cars and Toy Story 3 and Disney’s Tinker Bell and The Little Mermaid. Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice presents Worlds [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida receives contribution from AT&T to fund new STEM Institute

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 19th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has received a contribution from AT&T in the amount of $107,500 to launch the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Institute at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. The check was presented by AT&T Regional Director Matt Mucci to Conservancy President and CEO Andrew McElwaine during the Conservancy Annual Meeting on [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to induct Gail Markham and Bob Simpson

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 18th, 2013|Categories: News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Gail Markham of Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A. and Bob Simpson of LeeSar into the 2013 Business of Hall of Fame, Lee County, at a dinner and awards ceremony on April 10 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding [...]

New oceanfront luxury condominium, Marisol

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 18th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

  New oceanfront luxury condominium, Marisol, to be built on South Hutchinson Island Sales center opens, developer now taking reservations A new oceanfront community to be built on 11 acres of pristine beachfront property on South Hutchinson Island has been announced by Marisol Developers, LLC. Marisol, the first new oceanfront residential condominium to be developed [...]

Julie Drake joins Pavese Law Firm

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 17th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

Attorney Julie Drake has joined the Pavese Law Firm, primarily focusing her practice in the area of real estate law. Before joining Pavese, Drake practiced at another local firm where she represented local and national developers and builders in high-end commercial real estate transactions, including negotiation, financing, acquisition, development and leasing of commercial property. Prior [...]

Take a HabiTour and witness the impact of Habitat homeownership

2013-01-15T19:47:00+00:00 January 15th, 2013|Categories: Events|Tags: |

To provide the public with a glimpse into the lives impacted by Humanity of Collier County, Habitat is leading neighborhood tours on Jan. 24, Feb. 15 and March 6. Attendees are invited to gather at the Habitat for Humanity office at 11145 Tamiami Trail East in Naples at 9 a.m. for a continental breakfast followed [...]

The News-Press Market Watch: Focus on Real Estate 2013 set for Feb. 26

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 15th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Tickets and sponsorships are now available for The News-Press Market Watch 2013: Focus on Real Estate, the region’s most comprehensive real estate event, to be held Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Harborside Event Center in the Fort Myers River District. This year’s event titled “Where are we on the Real [...]

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida receives donation from Florida Community Bank to support revolving loan fund

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 10th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida has received a $3,000 donation from Florida Community Bank to assist The Women’s Fund in growing a revolving loan fund to provide women business owners access to capital for their business start-up or expansion. “Florida Community Bank is proud to support The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida.  I am [...]

Retina Health Center offers patients first non-surgical treatment for debilitating eye disease

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 10th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Retina Health Center is now offering Jetrea,  a new non-surgical treatment option for patients with symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion (VMA), a progressive, debilitating eye disease. Left untreated, VMA may lead to visual distortion, loss in visual acuity and central blindness. Recently approved the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Jetrea is the first drug approved to [...]

Builders Care celebrates $2 million by honoring Lee County Commission and City of Fort Myers City Council

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 January 8th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), recently honored its partnerships with local government in recognition of their service and commitment to Southwest Florida’s elderly and individuals with disabilities and their families. Builders Care hit a milestone completing more than $2 million in construction services in November 2012 and [...]

Step WiseLee named to National Council on Aging’s Falls Prevention Hall of Fame

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 January 8th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition’s Step WiseLee program has been named to the “Falls Prevention Hall of Fame” by the National Council on Aging. The designation is awarded to organizations that demonstrate significant impact in preventing falls in the community. Since its inception in 2009, the Step WiseLee program has been delivered to more than [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Katherine R. English appointed to Florida Farm Bureau Water and Natural Resources Advisory Committee

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 January 8th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Katherine R. English has been appointed to the Florida Farm Bureau Water and Natural Resources Advisory Committee. English and the other committee members serve in an advisory capacity to the Florida Farm Bureau’s state board of directors, providing insight on issues relating to agriculture. English was selected by John Hoblick, the [...]

Cape Christian Fellowship raises largest donation in city’s history

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 January 7th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

As part of an ongoing effort to focus on needs outside the walls of its church, Cape Christian Fellowship made a request of its 2,000 weekly attendees who worshiped at the church during this Christmas season. The appeal, "Give your biggest Christmas gift to God!" was printed in programs, announced from the stage, played in [...]

Builders Care announces 2013 board of directors

2016-11-08T15:00:39+00:00 January 4th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Builders Care announces an impressive board of directors that will guide the nonprofit agency in its mission to provide construction services at no cost to needy elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners in Lee County.  The team of volunteers recently reached a milestone with more than $2 million in [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida opens new satellite office in Naples

2013-01-02T14:21:28+00:00 January 2nd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has opened a new satellite office in Naples. Located at 6615 Hillway Circle, Suite 202, Naples, Fla., 34112, the new office will help the organization better serve students, schools and volunteers in Collier County. The main office will still be located in Fort Myers at 9530 Marketplace Road, Suite 302 [...]