Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Insignia Real Estate Companies announces new tenants at Vanderbilt Financial Center

2016-11-08T15:00:01+00:00 February 28th, 2014|Categories: News, Public Relations|Tags: , |

Insignia Real Estate Company, with offices in Cranston, R.I. and Naples, has signed five new tenants at the newly renovated Vanderbilt Financial Center. The Vanderbilt Financial Center was purchased by a real estate investment group managed by Insignia in February 2013 and has been steadily filling the nearly 41,000 square feet of vacant space since [...]

Stevens Construction begins construction of Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T15:00:01+00:00 February 28th, 2014|Categories: News, Public Relations|Tags: , |

Stevens Construction began the construction of a new medical office which will house Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 5700 Lee Blvd. in Lehigh Acres, the 10,580-square-foot medical office will include 18 exam rooms, six nurse’s stations, an ultrasound room and six physician offices. Scheduled for completion in [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida wins six 2014 AdFed Suncoast ADDY Awards

2016-11-08T15:00:01+00:00 February 28th, 2014|Categories: Awards and Recognition, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce they have been recognized with six 2014 AdFed Suncoast ADDY® Awards for their creative excellence in marketing and advertising. The distinctive projects were coordinated by the Conservancy’s graphic design manager Kate Kintz. The Conservancy won three Gold ADDY Awards in the Sales Promotion, Special Event category [...]

Design Studio by Raymond to open new Naples showroom in spring

2016-11-08T15:00:01+00:00 February 28th, 2014|Categories: Marketing, News, Public Relations|Tags: |

Design Studio by Raymond is opening a new two-story, 8,500-square-foot loft-style showroom in downtown Naples in spring 2014. The showroom will be open to the trade as well as to the public, and will showcase mid- to high-end millwork, cabinetry, windows and appliances. The showroom will include six different vignettes that feature cabinetry and appliances, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida resumes electric boat tours

2016-11-08T15:00:01+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Categories: Hot Tips, Public Relations|Tags: |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has resumed the full schedule for its guided electric boat nature tours. The boat tours had been temporarily closed or rerouted due to the removal of downed trees in the Gordon River. Conservancy guests and members ages two and older are welcomed aboard, with boats departing hourly from 10 a.m. [...]

Manatees, crocodiles are focus of Feb. 25 Evenings at the Conservancy lecture with Florida Power & Light

2014-02-21T13:34:35+00:00 February 21st, 2014|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting its next “Evenings at the Conservancy” lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in Eaton Conservation Hall at the Conservancy Nature Center, 1495 Smith Preserve Way in Naples. Jodie Gless, a senior environmental specialist with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), will discuss FPL’s commitment to [...]

A Remodeler’s Dream-Come-True! Builders Care building product blow-out event huge success

2016-11-08T15:00:01+00:00 February 20th, 2014|Categories: News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), raised more than $12,000 during the fifth semi-annual building product blow-out to help local homeowners in need. More than 300 people attended the half-day event held on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Cape Coral Plumbing. The fundraiser included [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts 50th Anniversary Earth Day Festival April 19

2016-11-08T15:00:02+00:00 February 17th, 2014|Categories: Public Relations|Tags: |

The public is invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida during an Earth Day festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 19 at the Conservancy Nature Center located at 1495 Smith Preserve Way south of the Naples Zoo off Goodlette-Frank Road in Naples. The environmentally friendly festivities [...]

Lee County sets record year for sports tourism

2016-11-08T15:00:02+00:00 February 17th, 2014|Categories: News, Public Relations|Tags: |

Lee County Sports Development reports a record year for sports tourism in 2013 with nearly 142,000 room nights sold and $60 million in direct visitor spending from amateur sporting events alone. During 2013, Lee County hosted more than 100 amateur sports events, and amateur baseball events accounted for 85,000 of the room nights. These events [...]

Lee County to host International Open Water Swim Meet April 12-13

2016-11-08T15:00:02+00:00 February 14th, 2014|Categories: Events, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

For the 13th year, Lee County is partnering with USA Swimming and the Gulf Coast Swim Team to host the annual Open Water Swimming Festival, April 12-13 at Miromar Lakes in Estero, Fla. Lee County waters have played an integral role in shining the spotlight on open water swimming, a sport that was added to [...]

Stevens Construction completes renovations at Florida Hospital Tampa

2016-11-08T15:00:02+00:00 February 14th, 2014|Categories: News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Stevens Construction has completed construction of a complex, multi-phase revitalization of Florida Hospital Tampa, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Construction was completed in multiple phases allowing the hospital to remain operational throughout the entire project. The Florida Hospital Tampa renovation is Stevens Construction’s largest project to date. The master project included both interior and exterior [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida launches Lil’ Explorers program for toddlers and preschoolers

2016-11-08T15:00:02+00:00 February 14th, 2014|Categories: Events, News, Public Relations|Tags: , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida is launching Lil’ Explorers, a hands-on environmental learning program for toddler and preschool-aged children and their parents or caregivers. Lil’ Explorers takes place every Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Ferguson Learning Lab at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center located at 1495 Smith Preserve Way in Naples. Every [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware hosts Feb. 22 grand reopening of Marco Island store

2016-11-08T15:00:02+00:00 February 13th, 2014|Categories: News, Public Relations|Tags: , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware is hosting a grand reopening celebration at the company’s Marco Island store at 1720 San Marco Rd. on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The free event will feature a 20 percent off bag sale*, food, live music from the Tommie Barfield Elementary School chorus, and a Weber Grill [...]

Minto Communities presents first quarter donation to Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:00:03+00:00 February 13th, 2014|Categories: Public Relations|Tags: , |

Minto Communities, a premier builder and developer in Southwest Florida and beyond, is donating $100 from each home sale at their new Bonita Isles community in Bonita Springs to Builders Care. Minto recently presented a check for a donation in the amount of $2,200 to Builders Care. In addition, Minto Communities is donating its services [...]

Knights of Columbus donates ultrasound to Lifeline Family Center

2016-11-08T15:00:03+00:00 February 10th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

Lifeline Family Center has received a new portable, state-of-the-art ultrasound machine, given by the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council, Knights of Columbus Council 13624 of the 56th District, and Blessed Pope John XXIII Catholic Church parishioners. Lifeline Family Center is a two-year residential program that provides young women in crisis pregnancy a safe home and [...]

Attorney and Certified Land Planner Kathleen Oppenheimer Berkey selected to join the Franklin & Marshall College Alumni Board

2016-11-08T15:00:03+00:00 February 7th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Kathleen Oppenheimer Berkey, AICP, a land use, zoning, and local government attorney and certified land planner at Pavese Law Firm in Fort Myers, Fla., has been selected to join the Franklin & Marshall College Alumni Association Board of Directors and serve as the Alumni Association Board of Directors Liaison to the Florida Regional Chapter of [...]

Short-game course to open at Alico Family Golf on Feb. 7

2016-11-08T15:00:03+00:00 February 5th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Alico Family Golf, a new state-of-the-art golf entertainment and practice center, will open its new short-game course on Friday, Feb. 7 at 8 a.m. with free demonstrations. The short-game course is the region’s first nine-hole SNAG learning course. SNAG, which stands for (Starting New at Golf) is a new golf-learning program that teaches the game [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball completes construction of Alico Family Golf

2016-11-08T15:00:03+00:00 February 4th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company has completed construction of Alico Family Golf, a new 30-acre, state-of-the-art golf center located at 16300 Lee Rd. in Fort Myers. Now open, Alico Family Golf is designed for all ages and offers programs for serious golfers, as well as new and returning golfers. The lighted facility is open daily from 8 a.m. [...]