Monthly Archives: May 2017

Six 7-Eleven locations by Creighton Commercial Development and Construction underway in Florida and Texas

2017-06-02T18:40:26+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction has commenced the construction of six new 7-Eleven convenience stores with gas stations throughout the states of Florida and Texas. In Florida, the new 7-Eleven sites will be located on the corner of Goodlette-Frank Road and 5th Avenue N. in Naples, the corner of Tamiami Trail and Aqui Esta Drive [...]

Pure Florida offers kids summer science cruises in Naples, Fort Myers, Cape Coral

2017-05-31T14:40:22+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In celebration of the summer season, Pure Florida is offering educational science cruises on select dates throughout the summer months of June and July, departing from Pure Florida’s Naples and Fort Myers locations, as well as Four Freedoms Park in Cape Coral.    Each Pure Florida summer cruise option gives children and their families the [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to host Bowl-A-Thon Aug. 30

2017-05-31T13:55:06+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Proceeds to support student programs on financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship Bowling enthusiasts and beginners alike will join Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida on Wednesday, Aug. 30 for the sixth annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraising event, taking place 6 to 8:30 p.m. at HeadPinz Entertainment Center, located at 14513 Global Pkwy. in Fort Myers. Registration will [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities Trustees announce 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest event, co-chairs

2017-05-30T17:49:29+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New date and location for the signature fundraising event’s 10th anniversary The trustees of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. have announced that the 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest will take place on March 2 and 3. The two-day signature event will feature uniquely themed Chef Vintner Dinners on March 2, held at private venues [...]

Lee County to host Germany and Nova Scotia Softball Teams for Training Events in June

2017-05-30T17:34:51+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County will host two international softball teams for summer training events this June. The German National Softball Team will conduct a training program in Fort Myers from June 2-10, and the Nova Scotian Provincial Softball Team will be here June 5-10. Both teams will use the Lee County Parks & Recreation’s CenturyLink Sports Complex [...]

Jack Pohlman Receives Rotary Club Vocational Service Award

2017-05-25T16:46:26+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Wiltshire, Whitley, Richardson & English, P.A. shareholder Jack Pohlman, CPA, has received the 2016-2017 Vocational Service Award as treasurer for Rotary District 6960. The Vocational Service Award was bestowed by Ladd Waldo, Governor of District 6960. Pohlman was presented with the award for his excellent service as treasurer to the District for the past three [...]

Bell Tower Shops Rocks Out Thursday Night Summer Concert Series, kicking off June 1

2017-05-24T19:16:59+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

National recording artist and NBC’s ‘The Voice’ contestant Sheena Brook among talented musicians to headline Thursday night concerts this summer Bell Tower Shops, the premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Southwest Florida, will host this summer’s must-see, and must-be-seen-attending, live musical extravaganza. A free, open-air summer concert series will feature an amazing line-up of [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces summer programs

2017-05-24T14:34:48+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida is offering fun and educational experiences for guests to enjoy this summer at the Conservancy Nature Center. From daily education programs to free admission days to an informative speaker series, a variety of activities and programs are available throughout the summer for guests of all ages. Daily education programs Daily education [...]

Stevens Construction completes NCH Healthcare Creekside project

2017-05-23T17:04:10+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Stevens Construction has completed construction management services for a 26,000-square-foot NCH Healthcare Creekside medical suite, announced Mark Stevens, company president.    Located at 1285 Creekside Blvd. E., the medical office features endoscopy, orthopedic services, pulmonary services, outpatient physical therapy, wound healing and hyperbaric chamber therapy.      The project was licensed and inspected by the [...]

School District of Lee County to host Summer Teacher Recruitment Fair June 22

2017-05-24T16:39:37+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

District filling positions for the 2017-18 school year The School District of Lee County is hosting its Summer Teacher Recruitment Fair for prospective education professionals on Thursday, June 22 from 9 – 11:30 a.m. at the Lee County Public Education Center, 2855 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. The event is by invitation only, and those [...]

Naples Soap Company brings natural skin care to Mount Dora

2017-05-24T17:58:10+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

New retail destination set to open in June 2017 Naples Soap Company, a retail destination for natural skin care products, is pleased to announce that the company has expanded its operations with a new location opening in Mount Dora, Florida. The 1,600-square-foot store will be located at 331 N. Donnelly St. in the historic Painter’s [...]

Golfers tee off May 29 for Shell Point’s inaugural Memorial Day Golf Tournament

2017-05-19T20:56:24+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Golfers are invited to participate in the inaugural Shell Point Memorial Day Golf Tournament on Monday, May 29, at The Club at Shell Point, 17500 On Par Blvd. in Fort Myers, Florida. Shotgun begins at 8:15 a.m. and lunch will proceed at 11 a.m. in the newly opened clubhouse. “The event is a great way [...]

Naples Soap Company now open at Pier Park in Panama City Beach

2017-05-18T19:49:09+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Naples Soap Company has opened its newest location at Pier Park in Panama City Beach, Florida. The 1,283-square-foot destination for natural skin care products is located at 701 Pier Park Drive, Suite 125 at Pier Park in Panama City Beach. Visit www.NaplesSoap.com to learn more. The new storefront features a coastal interior design, introducing custom [...]

Gulf Coast Village hosts expansion celebration at Palmview, New Assisted Living and Memory Support Residences in Cape Coral

2017-05-17T18:31:22+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village hosted a ribbon-cutting expansion celebration to officially open Palmview, a new assisted living and memory support residence in Cape Coral. Local dignitaries, business and health care professionals joined Gulf Coast Village employees and Volunteers of America leaders during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 11. Palmview is part of the Gulf Coast Village [...]

Gulf Coast Village Foundation awards $12,000 in scholarships to Gulf Coast Village employees

2017-05-16T16:45:41+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village Foundation – a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization providing financial aid, educational opportunities and innovative services for all who live and work at Gulf Coast Village – recently presented a total of $12,000 in scholarship awards to 10 Gulf Coast Village employees during an awards ceremony on May 7. This year’s gifts ranged from [...]

Lee County to host Senior Softball-USA Masters MegaDraft Event June 16-18

2017-05-15T16:46:58+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lee County will host the Senior Softball-USA (SSUSA) Masters MegaDraft, taking place Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18. Players competing in the new format tournament will be informed of team assignments only while attending a pre-event draft function. Teams will then compete throughout the weekend at the CenturyLink Sports Complex, 14400 Six Mile Cypress [...]

Pure Florida cruises celebrate fathers June 16-18

2017-05-15T13:20:14+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dads cruise free with purchase of adult or child ticket Pure Florida’s Naples and Fort Myers locations will celebrate Father’s Day weekend June 16-18 by offering dads free cruises aboard all sightseeing, river and sunset cruises when accompanied by full paid adult or child admission. Passengers cruising from Pure Florida’s Naples location will sail the [...]

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction completes Culver’s restaurants in Venice and Port St. Lucie

2017-05-12T14:32:47+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction has completed construction services for two new Culver’s restaurants, one is located at 19355 Times Circle in Venice, FL and is the first Culver’s site in the Venice region. Creighton also just completed a Culver’s on the corner of SW Village Parkway and Tradition Parkway in Port St. Lucie, FL. [...]

Flights of the Flowers: Western Global Airlines flies 100 million farm-fresh flowers to Florida in time for Mother’s Day

2017-05-11T21:07:29+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Global all-cargo airline delivers 6.9 million kgs. of farm-fresh flowers to U.S. Florida-based Western Global Airlines, a leading U.S. Certified FAA 121 all-cargo airline with worldwide coverage, is flying to Miami 100 million farm-fresh flowers in time for Mother’s Day. As the No. 1 carrier of Mother’s Day flowers to the U.S., Western Global is [...]

Lee County to host National High School Gymnastics Association’s Senior Showcase Invitational May 19-20

2017-05-11T18:10:05+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County will host the National High School Gymnastics Association (NHSGA) Senior Showcase Invitational, taking place Friday, May 19, to Saturday, May 20, at the Estero Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd., Estero. The invitational will bring 12th-grade female gymnasts from across the country to Southwest Florida to compete for individual and team titles on [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to host Volunteer & Teacher Appreciation Event May 24

2017-05-10T16:49:35+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will host a Volunteer & Teacher Appreciation Event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24 at Six Bends Harley-Davidson, located at 9501 Thunder Road in Fort Myers. The event is free and open to the public and will feature free food, refreshments, prize drawings and an awards ceremony [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteers worth millions

2017-05-10T14:59:05+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Conservancy celebrates volunteers’ donation of more than 430,000 hours, names Volunteer of the Year during Annual Recognition Breakfast The Conservancy of Southwest Florida recently recognized its volunteers during its Annual Recognition Breakfast on April 12, hosted and sponsored by Vi at Bentley Village in Naples. Every day at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, volunteers go [...]

Creighton completes Moe’s Southwest Grill, Starbucks and McAlister’s Deli at The Forum

2017-05-09T16:21:33+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction has completed the construction of a Moe’s Southwest Grill, Starbucks and McAlister’s Deli at The Forum in Fort Myers. The newly built 2,400-square-foot Moe’s Southwest Grill is located at 3405 Forum Blvd. The Starbucks, also located at 3405 Forum Blvd., features 2,000 square feet and includes a drive-thru. The 4,400-square-foot [...]

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. welcomes Krista McClellan as estimating coordinator

2017-05-08T16:58:55+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. is pleased to welcome Krista McClellan as its new estimating coordinator. In this position, McClellan is responsible for handling administrative tasks for preconstruction and estimating services for the company. A Fort Myers native, McClellan graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with an Associate of Arts. McClellan has a background in hospitality [...]

Sun Conference Baseball Championships returns to Lee County May 5-8

2017-05-04T15:08:08+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Lee County will again host the Sun Conference Baseball Championships from Friday, May 5, through Monday, May 8. The top six baseball teams from The Sun Conference will compete in the annual event. The double-elimination championship will feature 10 games at City of Palms Park, 2201 Edison Ave., Fort Myers. Keiser University, Southeastern University, St. [...]

Meet Commissioner Donna Fiala, Contributing Author of “The People’s Commissioner” at Cookout at Sunshine Ace East Naples this Saturday, May 6

2017-05-03T15:29:44+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware will host community champion and contributing author of “The People’s Commissioner,” Board of County Commissioners, District 1 Commissioner Donna Fiala, for an intimate book signing and old fashioned cookout from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, at Sunshine Ace Hardware, 4433 Tamiami Trail, East Naples, FL 34112.  Members of [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida honored for ripple effect campaign

2017-05-02T15:56:43+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida was recognized by the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Southwest Chapter with an Image Award for the execution of a public affairs campaign, entitled “The Ripple Effect.” Dedicated to protecting Southwest Florida’s land, water and wildlife, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is focused on addressing the impact of Lake Okeechobee flows [...]

Tony Rodriguez, Derek Johnson join Investors’ Security Trust

2017-05-01T18:02:48+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Investors’ Security Trust is pleased to announce the hire of Tony Rodriguez and Derek Johnson. Rodriguez has been appointed the Director of Business Development, where he is responsible for developing new client relationships by providing trust and investment management services, IRA rollovers and charitable giving strategies. Johnson joins the team as the Vice President, Portfolio [...]

Gulf Coast Village and Volunteers of America announce ordination, commission new minister

2017-05-01T16:35:14+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, and its sponsoring organization, Volunteers of America, have announced Bob Inkenbrandt, associate pastor, has successfully completed his ordination and welcomed Cheryl Leftwich, director of the Gulf Coast Village Foundation, to her additional role as associate pastor for the organizations. “Throughout the years, both [...]

Lee County to host Florida Women’s Bowling Association’s 2017 Annual State Championship Tournament

2017-05-01T13:45:33+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Top women bowlers from throughout Florida will compete in Lee County for the Florida State United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Women’s Bowling Association’s 2017 Annual State Championship Tournament, from May 6 through June 11. Competition will take place every weekend: May 6-7, May 20-21, May 27-28, June 3-4 and June 10-11, excluding Mother’s Day weekend. [...]