Monthly Archives: September 2017

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Owen-Ames-Kimball Company earns LEED Certification for Scanlon Lexus of Fort Myers dealership

2017-09-29T09:10:46+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) construction team has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification for the construction of the Scanlon Lexus of Fort Myers dealership, located at 14270 South Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers. The O-A-K team utilized best practices in green building technologies to construct the two-story, 77,800-square-foot dealership, earning LEED certification [...]

Lung Cancer Research Council hosts fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk Nov. 4

2017-09-28T10:37:59+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council will host its fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk and Mile of Memories Memorial Walk on Nov. 4 at the Charlotte Sports Park, located at 2300 El Jobean Rd. in Port Charlotte. Raising awareness and support for those who have been affected by lung cancer, the event will benefit the [...]

Stevens Construction completes Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute

2017-09-27T13:16:10+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has completed the construction management services of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, located at 1030 Commerce Creek Blvd. in Cape Coral, announced Mark Stevens, company president.   Florida Cancer Specialists incorporates principles of evidence-based design (EBD), which have been proven to ease patient anxiety while offering opportunities for privacy for support during [...]

Dunkin’ Donuts donates 1000 pounds of coffee to American Red Cross of Southwest Florida to support their day-to-day mission and disaster relief efforts

2017-09-27T11:27:47+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

In advance of National Coffee Day, donation will help with Red Cross efforts for families and volunteers nationwide Dunkin’ Donuts and its Southwest Florida franchisees are marking the upcoming National Coffee Day holiday by donating 1,000 pounds of coffee to the American Red Cross of Southwest Florida to support the organization’s critical mission, including volunteer [...]

25 Marketing Lessons for Hurricane Survival

2017-09-28T15:00:21+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Advertising, Blogging, Hot Tips, Marketing, Marketing Tips, Media Relations, Public Relations|

As a business, organization or non-profit, it’s imperative to understand how to respond to the needs of your customers, employees and your community. Here are our 25 tips for pre- and post-disaster marketing and communications.

Bell Tower Shops’ Thursday Night Live Concert Sept. 28 to benefit Hurricane Irma victims

2017-09-26T13:13:27+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops, a premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Southwest Florida, will host a Thursday Night Live benefit concert featuring musician Ayla Lynn on Thursday, Sept. 28 to support victims of Hurricane Irma. Community organizations will be onsite to accept donations including Gulf Coast Humane Society, the Red Cross and Harry Chapin Food [...]

Naples Soap Company closes store in Key West

2017-09-26T12:43:39+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Upon further assessment of the damage caused by Hurricane Irma, Naples Soap Company has announced that it will permanently close its store in Key West, Florida. Naples Soap Company’s Key West location was opened in 2012, located at 128 Duval St. in the heart of downtown Key West. “We have been a member of our [...]

Naples Soap Company to open second location in Naples

2017-09-26T12:45:32+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Naples Soap Company is pleased to announce its plan to open a second location in Naples, located at 614 Fifth Ave. S. The new 1,100-square-foot store is anticipated to open its doors mid-October. “As the namesake of our company, Naples is a part of who we are, and we are grateful for the opportunity to [...]

Chef Ryan Love named Director of Retail Operations at Norman Love Confections

2017-09-26T11:33:45+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|

Norman Love Confections is pleased to announce that Chef Ryan Love has been appointed director of retail operations. In his new role, Love will be responsible for managing all retail operations for Norman Love Confections, which includes employee hiring and training, maintaining merchandising standards and improving overall product knowledge and guest satisfaction. “Ryan brings a [...]

Ocean Prime Naples Introduces Endless Summer Menu

2017-09-26T11:00:09+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

    Ocean Prime Naples is pleased to present its alluring Endless Summer menu, a prix-fixe dinner feature offering guests a variety of mouthwatering dishes for $45 per person plus tax and gratuity. The Endless Summer menu, the perfect accompaniment to a business meeting, family dinner or date night, includes an appetizer, entrée and [...]

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction completes Xfinity store in Cape Coral

2017-09-25T09:42:47+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction has completed construction services on a 5,500-square-foot Xfinity store, located at 311 SW Pine Island Road in Cape Coral within the Sam’s Club Plaza. The Creighton team was led by superintendent Josh Kirsch and director of construction Forest Headley. At the store, customers can subscribe to Xfinity services including digital [...]

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest takes the stage Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 at Matanzas on the Bay

2017-09-22T11:55:37+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay will once again serve as a venue for singer-songwriter performances during the fourth annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, taking place Sept. 29 through Oct. 1 on Fort Myers Beach. More than 80 confirmed songwriters will take the stage during the 10-day event, bringing more than 150 performances to 24 unique venues [...]

Matanzas on the Bay reopens post-Hurricane Irma

2017-09-21T15:08:41+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Lunch, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Following the effects of Hurricane Irma, Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is pleased to announce that it is reopening today, Sept. 21. Matanzas on the Bay will resume its regular hours, open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Though limited menu options may apply, Matanzas on the Bay will have an [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces sponsors, change in venue for 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2017-09-21T15:03:22+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is proud to announce the sponsors of the 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, to be held Thursday, Oct. 26 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. The event has been moved to a new location, and will now be held at The Ritz-Carlton, [...]

Raymond Building Supply, PGT Industries partner to provide hurricane supplies to Southwest Florida community, first responders

2017-09-21T11:17:43+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

As Southwest Florida begins to recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Irma, Raymond Building Supply partnered with PGT Industries to provide much-needed supplies to first responders and members of the community in order to aid in their efforts to rebuild. On Sept. 14-15, Raymond Building Supply and PGT Industries handed out free food, 1,000 [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware reopens Marco Island location, resumes regular operations post-Hurricane Irma

2017-09-21T10:59:15+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Sunshine Ace Hardware is pleased to have served as a resource to the community by providing recovery supplies and assistance at seven of its locations in Collier, Lee, Charlotte and Pinellas counties. In addition, Sunshine Ace Hardware’s eighth location in Marco Island is now resuming its regular operational hours [...]

Pelican’s Nest Golf Club reopens following Hurricane Irma

2017-09-21T10:54:02+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Pelican’s Nest Golf Club is pleased to announce that its golf course and Clubhouse facilities have reopened following Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Irma resulted in uprooted trees, disturbed bunkers, damaged cart paths and flooding throughout the courses at Pelican’s Nest Golf Club, which the golf course maintenance staff, golf staff and cart staff have been working [...]

Stevens Construction begins MidWestOne Bank

2017-09-20T09:28:30+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has broken ground on MidWestOne Bank, located at 8690 Gladiolus Drive, announced Mark Stevens, company president. The project consists of the new construction of a 6,689-square-foot bank, which will house seven offices, conference room, lobby, tellers and drive-thru. With completion expected in spring of 2018, this will be MidWestOne Bank’s first free-standing Florida [...]

Naples Soap Company raising funds for Hurricane Irma victims

2017-09-19T12:18:05+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Key West, Naples stores temporarily closed for repairs In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Naples Soap Company is supporting the recovery efforts of the many communities it calls home by donating a portion of its online proceeds made via www.NaplesSoap.com during the month of September to benefit victims of Hurricane Irma. Naples Soap Company’s Naples [...]

Society now hiring at Bell Tower Shops

2017-09-19T08:55:14+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

New modern American restaurant hosts job fair to hire 130 employees in Southwest Florida Society, Southwest Florida’s newest modern American restaurant, is now accepting job applications with the goal of hiring 130 employees. Society, scheduled to open early this fall in Bell Tower Shops, will host a job fair on Friday, Sept. 22 from noon [...]

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants to Donate Profits on September 18 to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Relief

2017-09-14T15:15:17+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, Ocean Prime seek to raise $150,000 through company-wide fundraiser Cameron Mitchell Restaurants recently announced that the company will donate all profits on Monday, September 18, to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. The restaurant group, which operates 30 restaurants from coast-to-coast, will host the company-wide fundraiser to support those affected by [...]

2017 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest returns to PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar Sept. 29 – Oct. 1

2017-09-19T11:03:12+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The fourth annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest has over 80 confirmed songwriters, bringing more than 150 live performances and 24 unique venues to music fans along The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel in Southwest Florida. PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar on Fort Myers Beach will serve as a venue for a series of [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware accepts donations to support hurricane relief

2017-09-19T11:09:11+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Local hardware store supports American Red Cross programs To assist the Hurricane Harvey national relief efforts, Sunshine Ace Hardware is accepting monetary donations to the American Red Cross at all eight locations in Collier, Lee, Charlotte and Pinellas counties. The community is invited to give donations in-store at the register, no purchase necessary. All donations [...]