Monthly Archives: February 2013

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Santa Luz in Gateway sells out inventory, launches next phase of construction

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 February 27th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Santa Luz, a new luxury coach home community located within a gated enclave of Gateway Golf & Country Club, has sold 20 new construction residences within the past year. Several new construction homes with golf course, water or swimming pool views will be completed and ready for occupancy within 90 days. In addition, construction of [...]

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida receives $20,000 grant from Florida Community Bank

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 February 26th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida has received a $20,000 commitment from Florida Community Bank to support BEST – Becoming Economically Successful Together, a pilot program that combines a direct loan and matched savings account program to offer financial support to qualifying women-owned businesses in Southwest Florida. The grant will be paid over a two-year [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care to be honored by Florida Senate leadership

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Categories: Awards and Recognition, News|Tags: |

The Majority Leader of the Florida Senate, Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto, will recognize Lee Building Industry Association’s Builders Care program for their service in the community at the Annual Regional Luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 11:30 a.m. at the Plantation Golf & Country Club in Fort Myers. Senator Benacquisto represents Florida Senate District 30 which [...]

Roof Smart surprises two homeowners with new roofs

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Due to financial constraints and medical bills, Builders Care has more than 30 homeowners waiting for roof replacements in Lee County.  After hearing of the needs of two local families, Roof Smart of Southwest Florida partnered with Builders Care to provide new roofs for two Lee County homeowners during recent holidays. Michael Sackett had been [...]

Elmquist Eye Group offers bladeless cataract surgery

2013-02-20T13:49:09+00:00 February 20th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Elmquist Eye Group is now offering bladeless, laser-assisted cataract surgery designed to improve the precision, safety and accuracy of cataract surgery. Developed by Alcon, LenSx is the first femtosecond laser system to receive FDA approvals for cataract procedures. Described as a natural clouding of the eye lens, cataracts affect more than 20 million people worldwide [...]

Tickets and sponsorships available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 February 19th, 2013|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Local businesses, educators and community volunteers are invited to join Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida in honoring laureates Gail Markham of Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A. and Bob Simpson of LeeSar. Markham and Simpson will be inducted into the 2013 Business of Hall of Fame, Lee County, at a dinner and awards ceremony [...]

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida expands leadership

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 February 18th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Amanda Cross and G. Helen Athan have joined the Board of Directors of The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida. Both new directors bring extensive experience to the board and a passion for supporting women’s issues. G. Helen Athan is a shareholder of Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A. in Naples, Fla. and has practiced law in Southwest [...]

Pavese Law Firm partners Neale Montgomery and Steve Hartsell appointed to regional committee to address barriers to economic development in rural communities

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Pavese Law Firm partners Neale Montgomery and Steve Hartsell have been named to the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council’s “Legal and Regulatory Reform to Increase Governmental Efficiency Ad Hoc Committee.” The committee is assigned to a special six-month project to address regulatory barriers to economic development in rural communities in the region, and to identify [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida accepting vendors for Grand Reopening Weekend Festival April 20-21

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 February 12th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

Conservancy of Southwest Florida is accepting applications from vendors and exhibitors to participate in the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Grand Reopening Weekend Festival April 20-21. In addition to experiencing the new Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center, the weekend festivities include special exhibits, educational programs and speakers, including renowned oceanographer and keynote speaker Dr. Sylvia [...]

Tickets now on sale for DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS WORLDS OF FANTASY COMING TO GERMAIN ARENA MARCH 8-10

2013-02-11T18:25:22+00:00 February 11th, 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 of Fantasy is performing at Germain Arena on Friday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts Grand Reopening Weekend Festival April 20-21

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 February 7th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida unveils the newly renovated Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center during a two-day Grand Reopening Weekend Festival April 20-21.  Its new entrance, Smith Preserve Way, is located off of Goodlette-Frank Road just south of the zoo in Naples. The newly renovated, $20 million Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center is designed [...]

Pavese Law Firm associate Brooke Martinez discusses status of women in legal profession at Ave Maria School of Law

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 February 7th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Attorney Brooke Martinez with Pavese Law Firm participated in a panel discussion on behalf of the Lee County Association for Women Lawyers on Feb. 6 at Ave Maria School of Law. The event is part of the School of Law’s Women’s Law Association speaker series to address topics affecting women in the legal profession including [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces 2013 Advisory Board for Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 February 5th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the members of its 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, Advisory Board. The advisory board selects Laureates for the 2013 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Lee County who are recognized for serving as positive role models and contributing to the local business community. Led by board chair [...]

Mark Stevens named corporate chairman of 2013 Walk to Cure Diabetes for second year

2016-11-08T15:00:38+00:00 February 4th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Mark Stevens, president of Stevens Construction, has been named corporate chairman of the 2013 Walk to Cure Diabetes to be held on April 20 at the Bell Tower Shops. The Walk to Cure Diabetes is the signature event for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes [...]