Monthly Archives: March 2013

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CenturyLink gives High $5 to FGCU for making history

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 March 28th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is offering Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and its basketball team a “High $5” for its history-making run in this year’s NCAA Men’s Championship Tournament. More specifically, Southwest Florida’s television, broadband and telephone provider has pledged a donation of $5 to FGCU’s Athletics Department for every new TV service subscriber in Southwest Florida that [...]

Cape Christian Fellowship Hosting Fourteen Worship Services Easter Weekend

2013-03-28T09:21:21+00:00 March 28th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Having almost doubled in size in just three years, Cape Christian Fellowship views Easter as an opportunity to recast its vision of serving within the city of Cape Coral. To accommodate its rapid growth, the church is planning fourteen worship services at its Chiquita, Island Coast, and online campuses for Easter Weekend. At the Chiquita [...]

Cape Christian Fellowship Island Coast campus to host Easter egg drop

2013-03-27T19:54:03+00:00 March 27th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

The new Island Coast Campus of Cape Christian Fellowship, located at Island Coast High School,  will host an Easter egg drop on Saturday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will include a helicopter dropping ten thousand Easter eggs, an appearance by the Easter Bunny, free prizes like TV’s, gift cards, and [...]

Botanic Gardens at Lakes Park photo contest open for entries

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 March 27th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation is currently collecting entries for its Botanic Garden at Lakes Park Photography Contest, a new addition to its annual National Public Garden Day event. Amateur photographers are invited to submit up to three images of the Community Garden or Fragrance Garden at Lakes Park. The deadline to submit entries is [...]

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

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 March 25th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

The public is invited to experience the new 21-acre Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center during a two-day Grand Reopening Weekend Festival April 20-21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The newly renovated, $20 million Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center, located  off of Goodlette-Frank Road just south of the zoo in Naples, is designed [...]

Stevens Construction Superintendent Earns Healthcare Construction Certification

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 March 22nd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Tom Dyer has earned the Healthcare Construction Certificate (HCC) from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association. The HCC two-day program involves completing coursework and programs directly related to construction and renovation projects within the healthcare environment. Program curriculum includes risk management assessment, quality control, medical gas systems, [...]

Pavese Law Firm paralegal earns professional certification, membership

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 March 21st, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm is pleased to announce and recognize that paralegal Dana M. Saracione, CP, has successfully completed the certified paralegal examination and became a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. (NALA). NALA is a non-profit organization, representing over 18,000 paralegals, who are individual members or members of NALA affiliated associations. Prior [...]

Pavese Law Firm sponsors HRMA lunch meeting April 10

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 March 21st, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm is sponsoring the April 10 lunch meeting of the HRMA Southwest Florida, the local chapter of the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). HRMA is a group of human resource professionals who come together to discuss issues related to human resource management and to find ways to better serve their employers [...]

Melissa Cofta Joins Priority Marketing Team

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 March 20th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Melissa Cofta, APR Melissa Cofta, APR, has joined Priority Marketing as marketing and public relations account manager. In this position, she will provide account services to a variety of clients and work with the firm’s creative team to develop strategies to achieve their marketing goals.Cofta has seven years of experience in non-profit resource [...]

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida and SCORE Naples collaborate on revolving loans for women entrepreneurs

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 March 15th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida is partnering with the SCORE Naples, counselors to small businesses, and Economic Development Investment Fund (EDIF) to offer women business owners in Collier County business counseling services and workshops in preparation to access to capital for their business start-up or expansion. The mission of The Women’s Fund of Southwest [...]

Builders provide free ramp to North Fort Myers family

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 March 14th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

Roy and Betty Logan have had their share of major medical challenges, including Roy’s life-threatening complications related to diabetes. Roy, 58, had his leg amputated in December and just returned home after a two-month stay in the hospital and six months in a rehabilitation facility. Upon his release, Roy and Betty worried about how he [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. adds Project Administrator

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 March 14th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stevens Construction has expanded its Orlando operations with the addition of project administrator, Mindy Colón, announced Mark Stevens, company president. As project administrator, Colón will lead administrative tasks for projects including permitting, change orders, direct materials invoicing and close-outs. She is serving as project administrator on a dialysis and rehabilitation medical office renovation in Ocoee. [...]

Award-winning Architect Toni Lee Ferrell joins Gora/McGahey Architects

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 March 12th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA) has hired Architect Toni Lee Ferrell, AIA, LEED AP as Project Architect. Ferrell brings more than 26 years of experience to GMA. Most recently Ferrell served as Principal Architect of her own firm Ferrell Sanford Studio Inc, prior to joining GMA. Ferrell’s projects include public and private work in Southwest Florida, Virginia [...]

Tickets now available for BBQ, Bands and Brew fundraiser on April 7

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 March 12th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting the fourth annual BBQ, Bands and Brew to benefit its nonprofit charitable arm Builders Care on Sunday, April 7 from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts. The fundraiser is open to the public and will feature local music, several local barbecue [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care honored by Florida Senate leadership

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

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

Stevens Construction Inc. expands Tampa team

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

Stevens Construction has expanded its Tampa operations with the addition of superintendent, Michael Kennedy, announced Mark Stevens, company president.Kennedy joins the company with more than 30 years of construction experience. He has completed more than $50 million in commercial projects throughout Florida, including a four-story medical office for Wuesthoff Health System in Melbourne. As superintendent, [...]

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida to benefit from EILEEN FISHER store events in Naples and Sanibel

2013-03-08T18:13:26+00:00 March 8th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

EILEEN FISHER, Inc. will dedicate a portion of store sales in Naples and Sanibel on Saturday, March 23 to benefit The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida. Shoppers will be treated to sweets and treats at both stores. Representatives from The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida will be on hand at both stores to share information. [...]

Gora/McGahey Architects completes design of Chico’s National Store Support Center Corporate Office Building 10

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 March 6th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA) has completed the  architectural design, documentation, and construction administration services for Chico’s new corporate office building located on the 60-acre Chico’s National Store Support Center (NSSC) campus at 11215 Metro Parkway in Fort Myers. The 146,000-square-foot Chico’s NSSC Building 10 officially opened during a grand opening ceremony on Feb. 27. The building [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to address worker misclassification at Northeastern University School of Law employment symposium

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00 March 6th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will participate in a panel discussion on emerging issues in employee misclassification on March 22 at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. The symposium will examine employment relationships and explore the legal definitions of employee and independent contractors. One of four attorneys from around the U.S. tapped [...]

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida to participate in 36-Hour Giving Challenge to raise funds for women-owned businesses

2013-03-04T16:20:57+00:00 March 4th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida invites local businesses, residents and community organizations to join the 36-Hour Giving Challenge, an online fundraising event at that supports nonprofit organizations in Southwest Florida. The Women’s Fund of Southwest Florida aims to raise $50,000 to support BEST – Becoming Economically Successful Together, a pilot program that combines a [...]