Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Private Client Insurance Services’ Elaine Hawkins joins International Women’s Forum

2017-08-29T12:58:24+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Recognized for her leadership both professionally and personally throughout the Southwest Florida community, Elaine Hawkins, president and CEO of Private Client Insurance Services, has been invited to join the International Women’s Forum (IWF). As an invitation only, membership organization for female leaders around the world, Hawkins joins an exclusive group of women with the fundamental [...]

Guadalupe Center presents “Welcome Aboard” annual Signature Event Jan. 17, announces Amy Heuerman as chair

2017-08-29T12:50:07+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Moglia Family Foundation named presenting sponsor, additional sponsorships available Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, is proud to announce that Amy Heuerman will chair its 2018 Signature Event, “Welcome Aboard,” on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at the Ritz Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. Proceeds from the annual [...]

Benson Blackburn, LLC & Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. are co-hosting the Entrepreneur Next Door Speaker Series featuring Landon & Kate Eckles of Clean Juice

2017-08-29T10:05:31+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Benson Blackburn, LLC, is partnering with Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. to welcome Landon and Kat Eckles of Clean Juice, as keynote speakers for its Entrepreneur Next Door Speaker Series on Thursday, Oct. 5. A limited number of reservations are available to the event to be held at Endeavor Innovative Workplaces, located at 8831 Business Park [...]

Design Studio by Raymond introduces Try, Buy & Dine program

2017-08-28T14:30:32+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Design Studio by Raymond and its corporate chef, Brian Roland of Crave Culinaire and Venue Naples, are pleased to introduce a new Try, Buy & Dine program at Design Studio by Raymond. Now through Nov. 1, guests can visit Design Studio by Raymond’s showroom to test a variety of high-end appliances and cabinetry, and those [...]

Norman Love Confections welcomes Pastry Chef Thomas Baduel

2017-08-28T13:48:04+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Norman Love Confections is pleased to announce the hiring of Chef Thomas Baduel in the role of pastry chef for the company. Baduel brings more than 16 years of experience in the pastry industry, with a background in management and menu development. As pastry chef at Norman Love Confections, Baduel is responsible for producing assorted [...]

Cypress Cove renovations underway by R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc.

2017-08-24T12:01:59+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. has started construction services for the interior renovations of the existing resident rooms at the Lodge in Cypress Cove Retirement Community, which is located at 10500 Cypress Cove Drive in Fort Myers. R.D. Johnson is in the process of renovating 64 resident rooms, with up-to-date equipment and modern design upgrades to [...]

The Spa at Shangri-La Springs Resort offers innovative wellness technology to improve microcirculation, increase energy

2017-08-24T11:36:58+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Spa at Shangri-La Springs Resort has introduced a new spa service aimed to promote healthy circulation, stress reduction, self-healing and increase energy levels. The BEMER technology transfers electromagnetic energy to the body through a mat, helping to increase oxygen to the organs and assist the cells to self-regulate and self-heal. Recently earning silver for [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care to host inaugural Charity Clay Shoot Dec. 8

2017-08-24T09:57:33+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting its inaugural Charity Clay Shoot on Friday, Dec. 8 at Bermont Shooting Club, located at 40571 Bermont Road in Punta Gorda. Presented by Land Solutions, Inc., the tournament will aid Lee BIA Builders Care in providing emergency repairs [...]

Priority Marketing and Palm Printing receive award in International Design and Print Competition

2017-08-24T09:51:15+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Blogging|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Priority Marketing and Palm Printing were recently honored by the Printing Industries of America in the 2017 Premier Print Awards for the creation of the “Uncork the Power of Giving” campaign materials for SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc.’s 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest. The Premier Print Awards is the graphic arts industry’s largest and [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. announces 2017-2018 board of directors

2017-08-23T15:33:59+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is pleased to introduce its 2017-2018 board of directors, recently elected during the organization’s annual trustee meeting to serve a one-year term through July 2018. The 2017-2018 board of directors is led by Elaine Hawkins, president, and Andie Vogt, vice president. Other officers include: [...]

What it Means to Be an UpCity Top Agency

2017-08-23T10:30:36+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Advertising, Awards and Recognition, Blogging, Digital Marketing, Marketing, Mobile Advertising, Social Media|

We’re proud to have recently been named a Top SEO Agency in Fort Myers by UpCity. But what does that mean exactly? Here, we’re going to answer some questions about UpCity, what they do, and what this means for Priority Marketing. UpCity is an online marketplace that connects businesses with qualified agencies and [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to speak at Sept. 7 Benefits University course

2017-08-23T09:31:15+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will speak at Leading Edge Benefit Advisors’ fall Benefits University course on Sept. 7 at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). The event will take place from 8 a.m. to noon in Room 214 of the Cohen Center at FGCU, located at 11090 FGCU Blvd. N. in Fort Myers. [...]

2017 Shell Point Summer Concert Series welcomes Wild Coffee Duo on Sept. 7

2017-08-22T13:52:33+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community will continue its 2017 Summer Concert Series with an engaging performance from Wild Coffee Duo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7 at the Social Center on The Island at Shell Point. Wild Coffee Duo formed in 2015 by pianist Abbey Allison and cellist Susie Kelly. The classically trained music group [...]

Tickets, sponsorships now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2017-08-22T13:48:24+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Oct. 26 event to induct laureates Edward Staros and Mark Wilson into Business Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, which will induct Edward Staros, vice president and managing director of The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples, and Mark Wilson, [...]

A Flavorful Fall Is Coming to Dunkin’ Donuts this Month

2017-08-18T14:30:45+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dunkin’ Donuts is doubling down on fall flavors, announcing today that the brand’s classic pumpkin coffees and baked goods will be back before the end of August, along with a new maple-flavored menu as a sweet addition to its autumn array. Dunkin’ Donuts’ eagerly anticipated pumpkin coffees, donuts, MUNCHKINS® donut hole treats, muffins and a [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. named to fastest-growing companies list by Inc. Magazine for fifth consecutive year

2017-08-16T12:41:36+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction, a health care and commercial construction management firm, has been ranked as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America, earning a position on the exclusive Inc. 5000 list. Stevens Construction reported a 106 percent growth in revenue over the past three years. The Inc. 500/5000 2017 list ranks companies according to percentage [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s Pastor Tom Hafer teaches Faith & Fitness at annual Dr. Piper Center event

2017-08-16T10:41:34+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pastor Tom Hafer, director of spiritual services for Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, recently spoke at Dr. Piper Center for Social Services, Inc.’s annual orientation for Foster Grandparent volunteers, held on July 27 at Southwest Florida Safety Council in Fort Myers. Hafer spoke to Foster Grandparent volunteers about [...]

2017 Shell Point Summer Concert Series welcomes Amernet String Quartet on Aug. 29

2017-08-15T16:39:56+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community continues its 2017 Summer Concert Series with a live performance from the Amernet String Quartet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 29 at the Social Center on The Island at Shell Point. The Amernet String Quartet serves as an ensemble-in-residence at Florida International University in Miami. The foursome is composed of [...]

Individual, team registration still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Bowl-A-Thon

2017-08-17T17:15:20+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Individual and team registration is still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s sixth annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraising event, taking place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at HeadPinz Entertainment Center, located at 14513 Global Pkwy. in Fort Myers. Registration is $125 for individual players, and $750 for teams of six, available at [...]

Pavese Law Firm partners named to 2018 The Best Lawyers in America list

2017-08-15T10:26:19+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partners, William T. Haverfield, II, Neale Montgomery and Christopher J. Shields, were selected by peers for inclusion in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Haverfield was selected in the practice area of Family Law, Montgomery was recognized in the practice area of Land Use and Zoning Law, and Shields [...]

A Decade of Superior Wine At Ocean Prime

2017-08-10T13:40:08+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

For the tenth year in a row, Wine Spectator magazine has acknowledged Ocean Prime’s dedication to quality and genuine hospitality by bestowing its coveted Award of Excellence on the brand, now with 14 locations coast-to-coast. In order to receive the Award of Excellence, restaurants must typically offer at least 90 wine selections that represent a well-chosen assortment [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s Pastor Tom Hafer hosts book signing event Aug. 24

2017-08-10T11:44:00+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pastor Tom Hafer, director of spiritual services for Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral and ordained minister with Volunteers of America (VOA), will host a motivational wellness lecture and book signing event for his sixth book, titled Ramble On. Free and open to the public, the event will take place at 3 p.m. on Aug. [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware recognized for business excellence

2017-08-10T10:54:30+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware is pleased to announce that it has received recognition from three leading Southwest Florida publications, earning “Best Large Company” by Gulfshore Business, gold for “Best Hardware Store” by Naples Daily News and gold for “Bonita’s Best Hardware Store” by Bonita Banner. All three awards were voted on by readers and editors of [...]

Society to open at Bell Tower Shops

2017-08-09T10:05:48+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Featuring the award-winning culinary talents of Executive Chef Todd Erickson, Society will feature delicious modern American cuisine and craft cocktails made with the finest, freshest ingredients. Society’s chef-inspired menu will change with the seasons and incorporate locally sourced foods in every way possible, including a rooftop herb and vegetable garden. Society will open late this [...]

Fleet Feet Sports now open at Bell Tower Shops

2017-08-09T09:36:17+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops is pleased to announce the opening of Fleet Feet Sports, which specializes in specialty running, walking and fitness for women, men and youth of all activity levels. Now open near Center Court, Fleet Feet Sports will commemorate its new location with a grand opening celebration event over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1-4. [...]

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. begins third-floor renovations at Lee Health’s future corporate office

2017-08-08T09:23:02+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. has started construction management services for the third-floor renovations of the GE building at 4211 Metro Pkwy in Fort Myers, leased by Lee Health to house its corporate staff once renovations are completed. The GE Building is being fully renovated floor-by-floor to be used as the new Lee Health Corporate Office. [...]

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. completes Lee Memorial Hospital Blood Infusion Center

2017-08-04T17:11:54+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. has completed construction management services for the fourth-floor renovation within Lee Memorial Hospital, located at 2780 Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers. R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. completed the 6,463-square-foot project, which converted the existing space into a new Blood Infusion Center. The project was successfully completed by R.D. Johnson Construction, led by [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware welcomes Mike Hamburg

2017-08-04T13:28:43+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware is pleased to announce the hiring of Mike Hamburg as commercial paint manager for its Golden Gate store, located at 11673 Collier Blvd. in Naples. In his new role, Hamburg will be responsible for managing the customer experience in the commercial paint department, strategically improving sales and retaining high customer satisfaction. “We [...]

NextHome Music City Realty welcomes agent Tiffany Orsino

2017-08-04T10:46:37+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

NextHome Music City Realty, a service-driven real estate agency based in Brentwood, Tennessee, is pleased to announce that Tiffany Orsino has joined its team as the company’s newest real estate agent. In her new role, Orsino will share NextHome Music City Realty’s commitment to providing next-level real estate services, helping buyers, sellers and renters each [...]

Guadalupe Center kicks off school year with Back to School Shoes & Supplies Drive

2017-08-03T13:40:50+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a non-profit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, and community partners recently came together to present the 25th annual Back to School Shoes & Supplies Drive, helping more than 250 Immokalee school children start their school year off on the right foot with properly fitting, high-quality shoes and much-needed [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to speak at Above Board Chamber of Florida luncheon Aug. 10

2017-08-03T12:40:18+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will serve as a panelist during the Above Board Chamber of Florida’s “The Art of Persuasion and Negotiation” luncheon, to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, at the Pelican Preserve Town Center, located at 10561 Veneto Drive in Fort Myers. Attendees will [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware goes the extra mile

2017-08-02T14:37:12+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware is pleased to announce its participation in the Ace Hardware Extra Mile Promise™ program, a commitment to helping customers successfully tackle their paint projects with just one trip to the store. The nationwide program aligns with Sunshine Ace Hardware’s long-standing history of helpful service, paired with its well-established commercial and DIY paint [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts “School Spirit” Yappy Hour Aug. 11, benefiting Gulf Coast Humane Society

2017-08-02T11:50:25+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

In time for back to school, Bell Tower Shops and the Gulf Coast Humane Society have partnered to host a “school spirit” Yappy Hour block party on Friday, Aug. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Court. Held on the second Friday of each month, Yappy Hour is the area's largest pet-friendly social hour. [...]

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. completes Fawcett Memorial Hospital upgrades

2017-08-02T09:23:56+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. has completed construction management services for an Emergency Power Supply System (EPSS) upgrade at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, located at 21298 Olean Blvd. in Port Charlotte. The project included exchanging existing generators, rebuilding the masonry wall and reconstructing the concrete slab supporting the generator. R.D. Johnson’s Aaron Harder was the project manager [...]

Western Global Airlines’ CEO and Founder, Jim Neff, appoints General Brooks Bash as President

2017-08-01T10:26:24+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Western Global Airlines’ CEO and Founder, Jim Neff, is pleased to announce the appointment of General Brooks L. Bash as President.  Headquartered in Estero, Florida, Western Global Airlines (WGA) is a leading US DOT certificated FAA part 121 all-cargo airline with worldwide coverage which owns and operates a fleet of 13 wide body freighters with [...]