Monthly Archives: April 2013

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Priority Marketing wins national award for local TV campaign

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Priority Marketing has been honored with a national Telly award for its role in the creative direction and production of three Avow television commercials. The campaign was among nearly 11,000 entries from 50 states and numerous countries. Produced in conjunction with members of the Avow advancement team and One Stone Media, the winning campaign featured a family [...]

Downtown Bagel & Deli to Offer Artisan Gelato by Norman Love

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

On Friday, May 10, Downtown Bagel & Deli, located in the heart of Fort Myers’ Historic River District at 1414 Dean St., will begin offering Artisan Gelato by Norman Love. Until now, the rich, handmade Italian artisan gelato with the Norman Love American twist has only been offered in select locations in Southwest Florida. Now, [...]

Priority Marketing wins Grand Image Award

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Southwest Chapter honored Priority Marketing with two Image Awards during the 2013 Image Awards ceremony. The winners are selected by a panel of industry professionals who evaluate entries based on several criteria including a situational analysis, objectives, implementation, results and budget. Priority Marketing was awarded the Image Award in [...]

Pavese Law Firm associate Brooke Martinez hosts real estate seminar during Law in the Mall April 27 at Edison Mall

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Attorney Brooke Martinez with Pavese Law Firm is hosting a free seminar on landlord, tenant, foreclosure and other real estate matters during the Lee County Bar Association’s Law in the Mall event on Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. at the Edison Mall. The event is open to the public and attendees can ask questions [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn presents May 8 seminar on conflict resolution in the workplace

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

While disputes in the workplace are inevitable, left unresolved, conflicts can disrupt productivity, negatively impact morale and create potential liability for an employer. Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will share strategies for effectively addressing and dealing with conflict in the workplace during a May 8 seminar beginning at 4 p.m. at the Country [...]

Homeless Coalition Seeks Sponsors and Players for June 1 Golf Tournament

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The Lee County Homeless Coalition invites sponsors and players to “Drive Out Homelessness” at the Coalition’s 5th annual charity golf tournament to be held at Colonial Country Club on June 1; shotgun start at 8 a.m. Sponsorship opportunities offering signage on the course, complimentary player registrations and recognition at the awards luncheon range from $1,000 [...]

Collier’s Reserve Country Club raises $1 million for Habitat for Humanity homes in Collier County

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Jessica Fonseca and her sons Zachary, Pedro and Alejandro. For the last ten years, Collier’s Reserve Country Club members have come together during an annual community gathering to raise money for the building of Habitat homes in Collier County. On average, the event brings in $50,000 annually. This year, an anonymous donor challenged [...]

Junior Achievement and FGCU present CEO Academy

2013-04-19T10:04:15+00:00 April 19th, 2013|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

Entrepreneurial teens can discover what it takes to become a successful business leader at CEO Academy, an exclusive one-week summer camp. Presented by Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida in partnership with the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University, CEO Academy will take place at the Lutgert College of Business June 10-14. Applications for [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Mary Vlasak Snell to address succession planning for women business owners at May 2 NAWBO meeting

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 17th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Mary Vlasak Snell will speak to women business owners on legal considerations surrounding business succession planning during the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) of Southwest Florida meeting on May 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Club at Grandezza clubhouse, located at 11481 Grand Oak Blvd. in [...]

Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition launches sports-injury prevention campaign during Youth Sports Safety Month

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 17th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition is partnering with Lee Memorial Health System to launch the STOP Sports Injuries campaign, part of a national sports injury prevention program. The campaign is designed to educate athletes, parents, athletic trainers, coaches, educators and healthcare providers about the rapid increase in youth sports injuries, the necessary steps to help [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. adds John “JJ” Slaugh

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 17th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

John “JJ” Slaugh has joined Stevens Construction as superintendent, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Slaugh will manage the onsite field supervision of commercial projects, specifically handling inspections, safety meetings, daily job reports, cost reports and all tasks that are instrumental to the success of the project. He is serving as superintendent for a 3,645-square-foot medical [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to serve as mentor at Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Conference on May 1

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 16th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will serve as a conference mentor at the Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Conference on May 1 at Florida Gulf Coast University. During the event, students will meet with prominent women business owners and professionals who will serve as their mentors for the day. Schwinn and other women business [...]

GMA Architects and Planners completes new building design for Pediatric Dentistry of Fort Myers

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 April 16th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

GMA Architects and Planners has finalized the new building design for Pediatric Dentistry of Fort Myers, located on Summerlin Road near Cypress Lake Drive in Fort Myers. The new 7,800-square-foot building includes whimsical spaces, a playroom for children, large waiting area, a video room for patient education, eight patient stations, four private treatment rooms, and [...]

True Fashionistas charity day to benefit Junior Achievement

2013-04-16T13:42:51+00:00 April 16th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

True Fashionistas Designer Resale will host a charity day sale on Saturday, April 20 to benefit Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida. Ten percent of all revenue earned during the hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. will be donated to Junior Achievement in support of its mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed [...]

Pavese Law Firm paralegal earns advanced certification in Real Estate Principles

2016-11-08T15:00:35+00:00 April 16th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Pavese Law Firm is pleased to announce that paralegal Kelly B. VanBenschoten has completed the advanced paralegal certification program on Real Estate Principals, earning her second Advanced Certified Paralegal (ACP) credential in connection with her paralegal work. She previously earned her ACP designation in Land Use, as well as her Certified Paralegal designation. VanBenschoten is [...]

Safe Kids Lee/Collier Counties hosts May 18 Safe Kids Day Lookout Cookout, Safety Fair May 18

2016-11-08T15:00:35+00:00 April 12th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Safe Kids Lee/Collier Counties is hosting a “lookout cookout” and safety fair at Gulf Coast Town Center in recognition of Safe Kids Day, May 18 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Open to the public, the lookout cookout is a family-friendly event featuring local restaurants, as well as age-appropriate injury prevention games and educational booths. [...]

Lakes Regional Park to Host National Public Gardens Day on Friday, May 10

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

Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation is hosting a day-long celebration in recognition of National Public Gardens Day on Friday, May 10, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free and open to the public, the event includes garden tours; birding tips and tours; guest speakers including well-known local author Charles Sobczak and cartoonist Doug McGregor; demonstrations by local [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. adds Project Administrator

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

Stevens Construction continues to expand its Tampa team with the addition of project administrator Denise Castaneda, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Castaneda brings 20 years of construction administration experience, previously serving as a project coordinator for a nationwide construction management firm. As project administrator, Castaneda will lead administrative tasks for projects including permitting, change orders, [...]

Dr. Ben Carson to speak at Nov. 14 Habitat for Humanity 35th Anniversary Celebration

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

In celebration of 35 years of building homes in Collier County, Habitat for Humanity of Collier County will host an anniversary celebration on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Naples. The evening will feature Dr. Sam Durso, Habitat Collier President and CEO; a performance by the Habitat Youth Choir; and [...]

Tickets available to April 21 dinner and auction at Grandezza to benefit the Junior Achievement CEO Academy

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 April 9th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Tickets are available to the Breaking Par for Junior Achievement dinner and auction on Sunday, April 21 from 5:15 – 8:15 p.m. at the Club at Grandezza. The dinner and auction will follow the sold-out Breaking Par Golf Tournament, and proceeds from the tournament, dinner and auction will benefit Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s CEO [...]

Riders can win $500 cash at BBQ, Bands & Brew Poker Run on April 7

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 April 2nd, 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. This year’s fundraiser includes a Poker Run that starts out at Fort Myers Harley-Davidson [...]

Sponsors named for 2013 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T15:00:36+00:00 April 2nd, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces BB&T Bank and BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company are this year’s event title sponsors. CenturyLink, Home-Tech, Lee Memorial Health System, Hope HealthCare Services, LeeSar and Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A. are gold sponsors for the event. The 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County dinner and awards ceremony [...]