Monthly Archives: May 2013

Conservancy of Southwest Florida seeks summer volunteers

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 30th, 2013|Categories: Media Relations|Tags: , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida needs summer volunteers at the newly renovated 21-acre Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center located off of Goodlette-Frank Road just south of the Naples Zoo. A minimum commitment of only four hours per week is requested.  Conservancy offers free training to volunteers in a variety of positions including guest services, docents/nature [...]

Junior Achievement honors volunteers and teachers

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida held its annual volunteer and teacher appreciation event to honor local volunteers and teachers for their dedication to JA’s three teaching pillars of work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. During the 2012-13 school year, Junior Achievement recruited more than 400 volunteers who taught in more than 500 classes in Southwest Florida. [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn appointed to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida board of directors

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn has been elected to the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Inc. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida provides in-school and after-school programs for students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties that focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship [...]

Stevens Construction awarded skilled nursing facility

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 29th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

  Stevens Construction has been awarded the contract for a 26,000-square-foot skilled nursing facility by medical developer Southern Growth Partners, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located in Lake County, Fla., the facility will feature 30 beds. Construction is scheduled to begin in late summer of 2013. Jass & Associates Architecture is providing the design services. [...]

Experts offer free falls prevention course on June 12 in LaBelle

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 29th, 2013|Categories: News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

To help educate the public on ways to prevent falls, health care experts with Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition’s Step WiseLee program and Lee Memorial Trauma Services are hosting a free program on Wednesday, June 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Barron Library, 461 Main St. in LaBelle, Fla. The presentation will focus on steps [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the advisory board members for its 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. This year’s advisory board chair is Dr. Paul Jones and vice-chair is Tom O’Reilly. Other members selected to this year’s advisory board include Wilma [...]

New Mission Systems International earns coveted four-star rating from Charity Navigator

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 22nd, 2013|Categories: Awards and Recognition, News|Tags: , |

Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, has awarded New Mission Systems International (NMSI) with a four-star rating for the third consecutive year. Receiving Charity Navigator’s highest rating indicates that NMSI, a global non-denominational Christian-mission organization based in Fort Myers, adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives $6,000 donation from Publix

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 20th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jeff Williams, Publix Super Markets, Inc.; Anne Frazier and Brittany Pickard, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida; Scott Kiesel and Brian West, Publix Super Markets, Inc. Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has received a $6,000 donation from Publix Super Markets Charities. The funding will enable the nonprofit organization to provide Junior Achievement classes focusing [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to address employment law at June 12 seminar

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 20th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will present on “Employment Law Potpourri - News You Can Use” during a joint seminar sponsored by the Association of Government Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants on Wednesday, June 12 at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Inn, 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive in Fort Myers. Schwinn will [...]

Lee County Homeless Coalition releases 2013 homeless census

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 17th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Based on a census conducted on the evening of January 25, 2013, the Lee County Homeless Coalition identified 848 sheltered and unsheltered homeless individuals and families in Lee County. Of the total, 193 were considered to be chronically homeless, defined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as an unaccompanied homeless individual with [...]

The League Club awards grant to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

2013-05-15T06:06:18+00:00 May 15th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The Community Trust Fund of The League Club, Inc. has awarded Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida a grant in the amount of $5,000 to reach 400 third and fifth grade students during the 2013-2014 school year with in-class, volunteer-led programs. These programs would be allocated to Poinciana Elementary School in Collier County and Colonial Elementary [...]

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

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 13th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The public is invited to attend the Safe Kids Lee/Collier Counties “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. The lookout cookout is a family-friendly event featuring local restaurants, as well as age-appropriate injury prevention games and educational booths. [...]

Stevens Construction Completes Dr. Garramone medical office

2016-11-08T15:00:34+00:00 May 7th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Stevens Construction has completed the medical office for Dr. Ralph Garramone, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Stevens Construction converted a former bank building to a 9,100-square-foot luxury, plastic surgery office with spa and wellness areas. Located at 12998 S. Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers, the two-story facility features seven exam rooms, seven skin care rooms, [...]