Monthly Archives: June 2016

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Christina Harris Schwinn, Partner at Pavese Law Firm and Scott Hill from the United States Department of Labor to speak at Tiger Bay Club of Southwest Florida luncheon July 27

2016-11-08T14:59:10-04:00June 30th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Christina Harris Schwinn and Scott Hill will present on employment law at noon on Wednesday, July 27 during the Tiger Bay Club of Southwest Florida’s July luncheon. The Tiger Bay Club of Southwest Florida is presenting the issue of “DOL Final Rule Minimum Salary Requirements for Exempt Employees: What employers need to know.” The event [...]

CoolAir and Ferguson Enterprises team up with Lee BIA Builders Care to surprise cancer survivor with new air conditioning unit

2016-11-08T14:59:10-04:00June 30th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Replacement to aid homeowners during warm summer months On Thursday, June 23, Lee BIA (Building Industry Association) Builders Care surprised a local veteran and cancer survivor, Margit Fagan, with a new air conditioning unit with the help of CoolAir Air Conditioning and Heating and Ferguson Enterprises. The new unit will aid in Margit Fagan’s overall [...]

Stevens Construction team members earn infection control certificates

2016-11-08T14:59:10-04:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Seventeen members of Stevens Construction’s management team have completed ICRA (Infection Control Risk Assessment) Certificate Training, a hospital educational program for contractors and healthcare engineers. Presented by healthcare hygiene consultants, Oncore, Inc., the ICRA training involved identifying infection risks associated with healthcare construction and improving hospital compliance.  Program curriculum also included development of risk assessment [...]

Design Studio by Raymond hosts Sand Dollar Awards VIP Party

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Design Studio by Raymond recently hosted the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) Sand Dollar Awards VIP Party at its Naples showroom. More than 140 party-goers attended the “Fire & Ice” themed event, which featured live entertainment by Naomi Ingram, pianist and vocalist, and cuisine by Artichoke & Co. The Sand Dollar Awards are presented each [...]

Michael Palisano joins Norman Love Confections to run shipping operations

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Michael Palisano has joined the team at Norman Love Confections as Warehouse/Shipping Manager. Prior to joining Norman Love Confections, Palisano spent more than 20 years managing shipping/receiving and distribution services for City Mattress, and also worked on the company’s sales team. In his new role at Norman Love Confections, Palisano will oversee shipping and receiving [...]

Pure Florida presents Kids Science Cruise July 23

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Kids cruise free with purchase of adult admission Pure Florida’s Naples location will offer a Kids Science Cruise on July 23 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., featuring a fun and engaging science show by Glen Beitmen of “Super Science & Amazing Art” on “The Wonders of Water.” The Kids Science Cruise will be free for [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s Kevin Ahmadi appointed to Cape Coral Community Foundation Board of Directors

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village Executive Director Kevin Ahmadi has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Cape Coral Community Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to stimulating philanthropy in order to enrich quality of life within the community through lasting and meaningful giving. As executive director of Gulf Coast Village, Ahmadi is responsible for overseeing [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company completes Sam Galloway Ford Service Center renovations

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K), a Fort Myers-based construction contracting and management company, has completed the Sam Galloway Ford Service Center renovations. The project included renovations to the interior of the existing service building, as well as a remodel of the center’s service drive. The project encompassed renovations to the service center’s waiting area, restrooms, car rental [...]

Pure Florida presents Marine Science Kids Cruise July 30

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Kids cruise free with purchase of adult admission Pure Florida’s Fort Myers location will offer a Marine Science Kids Cruise on July 30 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Marine Science Kids Cruises are free to children with paid adult admission as part of Pure Florida’s Kids Cruise Free Saturdays at 10 a.m. program. Children [...]

Photo by Edison National Bank founder and Edison Bancshares, Inc. chairman, Dr. Howard Sheridan, featured in Nature’s Best Photography

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 24th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dr. Howard Sheridan, a founder of Edison National Bank and chairman of its holding company, Edison Bancshares, Inc., has received recognition in Nature’s Best Photography magazine for his photo submission to the 2015 Yellowstone Forever photography competition. His photograph, “Fisherman in the Mist,” is currently featured in the 2016 Spring/Summer edition of Nature's Best Photography. [...]

Dr. Kool Air Conditioning and Refrigeration and Lee BIA Builders Care surprise Fort Myers couple with new air conditioning unit

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Replacement to aid homeowner with chronic back pain and nerve damage Due to financial constraints and medical bills, more than 10 homeowners are seeking support from Lee BIA Builders Care, and are currently waiting for air conditioning replacements in Lee County. In response to asking building partners and businesses to assist them in helping local [...]

Matanzas on the Bay presents Wine Down Wednesday

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is pleased to present Wine Down Wednesday, offering guests 50 percent off all bottles of wine under $70, and no corkage fee every Wednesday. Now through October 2016, guests can uncork and “wine down” with Matanzas on the Bay all day, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. [...]

Gulf Coast Village named Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by American Heart Association

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite for its leadership in promoting health and well-being within the workplace, and its efforts to provide employees with healthy choices and an overall culture of wellness. “Employee wellness is a top priority for our team at Gulf Coast Village, [...]

Pure Florida presents Sunset Music Cruises in Naples and Fort Myers Friday, July 22

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pure Florida will offer Sunset Music Cruises on Friday, July 22 at 7:15 p.m. departing from its Naples and Fort Myers locations. The 90-minute excursions will take passengers on a relaxing cruise featuring a live musical performance and the stunning Southwest Florida sunset. Passengers cruising from Pure Florida’s Naples location will travel along the Gordon [...]

Paradise Reef Documentary to air on WGCU TV June 30

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 21st, 2016|Categories: Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Locally produced film captures creation of new artificial reefs off Collier County’s coast NAPLES AND FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 21, 2016) –  Premiering June 30 at 8 p.m. on PBS/WGCU, a new hour-long documentary film, Paradise Reef, follows a visionary’s quest to secure BP disaster funds, rally community support, and deploy 18,000 tons of concrete [...]

Southwest Florida Young Professionals Portal Launched

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 21st, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Southwest Florida Young Professionals Group announces the launch of the organization’s web portal at www.ypswfl.com, offering young professionals (YPs), ages 20-40, in Southwest Florida a single source for information on area events, activities and interests for this very specific affinity group. In 2013 the Horizon Council Workforce Task Force recognized an emerging need to [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to offer Kids Free Saturdays in July and August

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 21st, 2016|Categories: Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will offer free admission for children every Saturday during the months of July and August 2016. As part of the Conservancy’s commitment to connecting children with nature this summer, the Conservancy is offering up to four kids free with a paid adult ticket at $12.95. Visitors can travel around the [...]

Pure Florida presents Bark on the Ark July 16

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 21st, 2016|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida’s Fort Myers location is presenting Bark on the Ark on Saturday, July 16 from 8 to 11 a.m. Guests will have the opportunity to bring their dogs aboard the M/V Edison Explorer for a sightseeing river cruise to Picnic Island, an island located between Sanibel and Pine Island that exhibits the natural beauty [...]

Lee County Economic Development introduces DevelopLee, an initiative promoting North Fort Myers, MLK Corridor and Lehigh Acres

2016-11-08T14:59:11-04:00June 21st, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County continues to rank among the nation’s job growth leaders, yet several communities, including North Fort Myers, the MLK commercial corridor and Lehigh Acres, have lagged behind the ongoing economic recovery.  The Horizon Council and the Lee County Economic Development Office formed the Commercial Revitalization Task Force with business and civic leaders to proactively [...]

Horizon Council to host Horizon Foundation Investor Update and General Membership Meeting June 24

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Events, Hot Tips, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Panel to discuss the state of Lee County The event will begin with networking and breakfast at 8 a.m., followed by the meeting at 8:30 a.m., featuring a panel discussion on the state of Lee County. The event will provide guests the opportunity to hear from community leaders on how to foster economic development in [...]

Celebrate Life Summer Social honors cancer survivorship, raises nearly $8,500 for Lung Cancer Research Council

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , |

Cancer survivors, supporters, friends and families recently came together at the Celebrate Life Summer Social in Punta Gorda to enjoy an evening honoring survivors of all types of cancer, raising nearly $8,500 for the Lung Cancer Research Council. Approximately 100 guests enjoyed live music performed by Bandana, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and door prizes, [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces 2016 Advisory Board for Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced its new members of the 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair, Patrick Utter, vice president of real estate and club operations, Collier Enterprises, and vice chair Stacey Herring, vice president and private banker, Morgan Stanley Private Bank, N.A. The [...]

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands introduces Touch ID security for mobile banking

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 16th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands is pleased to introduce a new Touch ID security feature for its iOS mobile banking app. Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands is one of the first area banks to offer this feature. Through the implementation of Touch ID, Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands customers can now quickly and [...]

Lee County to host USA Netball 2016 National Championship July 30-31 at Estero Community Park Recreation Center

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 15th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Photo by Eric Levin Lee County will host the USA Netball 2016 National Championship on the weekend of Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31, at the Estero Community Park Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. in Estero. The Opening Ceremony will commence on Saturday with a uniform parade at 8:30 a.m., followed [...]

Wooten’s Everglades Airboat Tours and Captain Jack’s Airboat Tours offer free rides and gator show to Florida teachers and staff

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 15th, 2016|Categories: Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Family and friends of educators to receive 15 percent off Captain Jack’s Everglades Airboat Tours and Wooten’s Everglades Airboat Tours are showing their appreciation for teachers by offering a complimentary airboat or swamp buggy ride and free gator show for K-12 grade Florida teachers and education staff June 15 through July 15. In addition to [...]

Pure Florida presents Eco-Cruise to Picnic Island Saturday, July 9

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 15th, 2016|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida’s Fort Myers location will present an Eco-Cruise tour to Picnic Island on Saturday, July 9 from 8 to 11 a.m. The three-hour eco-adventure includes a narrated cruise along the Caloosahatchee River and a guided tour of Picnic Island, a natural, uninhabited island located between Sanibel and Pine Island. During the Eco-Cruise to Picnic [...]

Stevens Construction selected for Naples Community Hospital expansion

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 13th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has been selected as the construction manager for a 26,000-square-foot medical office for Naples Community Hospital, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 1285 Creekside Blvd., the medical suite will feature endoscopy, orthopedic services, outpatient physical therapy and offer hyperbaric chamber therapy. Stevens Construction is completing the tenant improvement while the existing Landmark [...]

Elmquist Eye Group welcomes Sarah Eccles-Brown, M.D.

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 13th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Elmquist Eye Group is pleased to announce the addition of Sarah Eccles-Brown, M.D. to the practice. Eccles-Brown will be seeing patients at Elmquist Eye Group’s current locations in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Shell Point. In addition to providing comprehensive eye care, her surgical areas of expertise include LASIK, premium cataract surgery, eyelid surgery and [...]

Mark Loren offers free Harley Davidson with custom Viking-era diamond pendant purchase

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 10th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Special Father’s Day package offers something unique for him, and for her Mark Loren Designs is offering a unique opportunity to own a piece of history, and to ride away on Mark Loren’s very own motorcycle, a 2005 Road King Harley Davidson. Available now through Father’s Day, the one-of-a-kind pendant frames a 1.42 carat fine, [...]

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction completes construction of five Culver’s locations in Florida, four more underway

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Creighton Construction has completed construction of five new Culver’s restaurants throughout the state of Florida, and four additional locations are currently under construction. Recently completed Culver’s are located at 1607 Cape Coral Pkwy. in Cape Coral, 309 W. Pine Island Rd. in Cape Coral, 9340 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy. in Fort Myers, 12651 S. Cleveland [...]

Attorneys Jay A. Brett, Craig R. Hersch named to 2016 Super Lawyers list

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill, P.A. partners Jay A. Brett and Craig R. Hersch have been named to the Florida Super Lawyers list of top attorneys in Florida for 2016, a highly-esteemed recognition given to no more than five percent of attorneys in Florida. Brett is shareholder in the law firm of Sheppard, [...]

Miracle to Host 2016 Miracle Baseball Camps

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will be hosting two, three-day baseball camps presented by CenturyLink, Rock Star Seedz and Dick’s Sporting Goods at Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex. The 2016 Miracle Baseball Camp I will take placed on Monday, June 20 through Wednesday, June 22 for children ages 6-8. Camp II will be held [...]

Gulf Coast Village Foundation awards $19,000 in scholarships to Gulf Coast Village employees

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Gulf Coast Village Foundation recently presented a total of $19,000 in scholarships to 17 Gulf Coast Village employees, with gifts ranging from $1,000 to $1,500. The foundation, which has awarded 87 scholarships since the scholarship program’s inception, is designed to provide financial aid, educational opportunities and innovative services for all who live and work [...]

Pure Florida to offer Independence Day firework cruises July 4

2016-11-08T14:59:13-04:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida will celebrate Independence Day with Independence Day firework cruises on July 4, from 7:30 to 10 p.m., cruising from its Naples and Fort Myers locations. Offering passengers a unique way to celebrate Independence Day in Southwest Florida, aboard the vessels, guests are invited to watch the sunset and a stunning fireworks show, while [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida wildlife baby shower a success for von Arx Wildlife Hospital

2016-11-08T14:59:13-04:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The first wildlife baby shower, held on Saturday, June 4 at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, was a success for the patients of the von Arx Wildlife Hospital. An estimated 125 individual families and groups showed their support by donating a variety of supplies that are essential to the care of injured and orphaned native [...]

Christin Collins and Debbie Toler named chairs for 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to be held Feb. 24 and 25

2016-11-08T14:59:13-04:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has appointed Christin Collins and Debbie Toler as chairpersons for the 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, a two-day signature fundraising event benefiting local charities that are dedicated to serving children in Southwest Florida. The 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest will be held Feb. 24 and 25 at [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to speak at 2016 Hot Topic Seminar June 24

2016-11-08T14:59:13-04:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will provide an employment law update on Friday, June 24 during the 2016 Hot Topic Seminar, hosted by Southwest Florida Chapter of Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and Association of Government Accountants (AGA). The event will begin at 8 a.m. and will take place at Embassy Suites Fort [...]

Stevens Construction selected for Ingman Marine expansion

2016-11-08T14:59:13-04:00June 7th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has been selected as the construction manager for an expansion of the sales department of Ingman Marine, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Stevens Construction is converting an existing fuel station into a 2,796-square-foot sales office for a boat dealership located at 14531 North Cleveland Ave. Construction duration is slated for completion in August. [...]

Attorney and Certified Land Planner, Kathleen Oppenheimer Berkey, elected to Keep Lee County Beautiful Board of Directors

2016-11-08T14:59:13-04:00June 7th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kathleen Oppenheimer Berkey, AICP, a land use, zoning, and local government attorney and certified land planner at Pavese Law Firm in Fort Myers, Florida, was elected to join the Keep Lee County Beautiful (KLCB) Board of Directors. KLCB is Lee County’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities. With a [...]

2016-11-08T14:59:13-04:00June 6th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County will host the Perfect Game 2016 National Showcase from June 15-20 at the JetBlue Park in Fort Myers. The Perfect Game National Showcase is one of the premier scouting events for young players in amateur baseball. More than 1,700 players who have attended past events have gone on to be selected in Major [...]

Pure Florida presents Marine Science Kids Cruise July 2

2016-11-08T14:59:13-04:00June 6th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida’s Fort Myers location will offer a Marine Science Kids Cruise on July 2 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Marine Science Kids Cruises are free to children with paid adult admission as part of Pure Florida’s Kids Cruise Free Saturdays at 10 a.m. program. Children will cruise along the Caloosahatchee aboard the M/V Edison [...]

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction completes construction of MedExpress in Cape Coral

2016-11-08T14:59:13-04:00June 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Creighton Construction has completed the construction of MedExpress Urgent Care at 313 SW Pine Island Rd. in Cape Coral. The newly built medical center features 4,900 square feet and includes exam rooms, laboratory/screening rooms and a lobby/reception area. Creighton Construction’s team included project manager, Forest Headley and superintendent, Ron Wilson. A neighborhood medical center, MedExpress [...]

Matanzas on the Bay’s third annual Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ fundraiser raises $7,000 to benefit Operation Open Arms

2016-11-08T14:59:14-04:00June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach raised $7,000 during its third annual Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ event to benefit Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in military personnel and veterans. The Memorial Day weekend event attracted more than 800 guests, and featured [...]

Lee County to host 2016 Southern Zone Open Water Championships June 3-5

2016-11-08T14:59:14-04:00June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Gulf Coast Swim Team will host USA Swimming’s 2016 Southern Zone Open Water Championships June 3-5 at Lynn Hall Park on Fort Myers Beach. The Southern Zone consists of more than a dozen individual local swim committees (LSC) located within the southern quadrant of the U.S. The 2016 Southern Zone Open Water Championships will [...]

Pure Florida presents Kids Science Cruise June 25

2016-11-08T14:59:14-04:00June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida’s Naples location will offer a Kids Science Cruise on June 25 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., featuring a fun and engaging science show by Glen Beitmen of “Super Science & Amazing Art” on “The Wonders of Water.” The Kids Science Cruise will be free for children when accompanied by paid adult admission as [...]

Local hackathon to focus on Zika virus and economic development

2016-11-08T14:59:14-04:00June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership (RTP) will hold its third annual Hackathon June 3-5, 2016 in conjunction with Code For America’s National Day of Civic Hacking (NDoCH). The event will take place at the Lee County Economic Development Office located at 2201 Second St., #500 in Fort Myers.  The event is open to the [...]

Drs. Alexander Eaton and Hussein Wafapoor named top doctors in ophthalmology

2016-11-08T14:59:15-04:00June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Drs. Alexander Eaton and Hussein Wafapoor have been named Top Doctors for 2016 in ophthalmology by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The Top Doctors ranking recognizes the top one percent of physicians in their field and is based on nominations submitted by other physicians and reviewed by Castle Connolly’s doctor-led research team. Dr. Eaton is the [...]

Pastor Tom Hafer releases fourth book titled, Soul Man

2016-11-08T14:59:15-04:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pastor Tom Hafer, director of spiritual services for Gulf Coast Village, Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, has released his fourth book titled, Soul Man by Xlibris Publishing. A fiction narrative, Soul Man takes readers on a long journey inward towards peace of mind, body, and soul. Hafer tells the story through the [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recognizes 2015-2016 volunteers and teachers

2016-11-08T14:59:15-04:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recognized its 2015-2016 volunteers and teachers during a Volunteer and Teacher Appreciation Event held on Thursday, May 19 at the Six Bends Harley-Davidson. The following individuals and businesses were recognized for their specific involvement: Rookie of the Year – Lee County: Nancy Korista; Rookie of the Year – Collier County: [...]

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