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Lee BIA Builders Care honors outstanding volunteers, partners during annual awards event

2018-12-31T19:58:16-04:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care recently hosted its annual awards event honoring several community partners and volunteers for their service and commitment to Southwest Florida’s needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners and their families. The 2018 awards include: Volunteer of the Year, presented to Trevor Taulman of Taulman Pest Control; Volunteer Company of the Year, [...]

Afternoon tea service resumes Jan. 11 at Norman Love Confections’ McGregor Boulevard Chocolate and Dessert Salon

2018-12-31T19:19:50-04:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Traditional afternoon tea service resumes Jan. 11 at Norman Love Confections’ McGregor Chocolate and Dessert Salon on Friday and Saturday afternoons by appointment. Guests may choose the Afternoon Tea Special featuring bottomless cups of Tea Forte tea and a three-tiered array of tea sandwiches and tea breads, pastries, tartlets and a fresh scone with fruit [...]

Lee Health Foundation honors Amanda Cross with humanitarian award at its Evening of Appreciation event

2018-12-28T21:10:07-04:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lee Health Foundation has awarded the Frank Haskell Humanitarian Award to Amanda Cross for her incredible leadership in creating SanCap Cares, a community initiative that has raised $15 million since its founding in 2000. The prestigious award was presented at the Foundation’s annual Evening of Appreciation, a formal event thanking donors and supporters for their [...]

Guadalupe Center distributes presents for 900 Immokalee children through Holiday Gift Shop

2018-12-24T21:31:19-04:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center distributed gifts for 900 children in December through its Holiday Gift Shop, helping 328 Immokalee families put additional presents under the Christmas tree this season. “The Holiday Gift Shop allows parents of our students to select toys, clothing, shoes and other items so each of their children has a present to unwrap on [...]

Lehigh Acres family receives newly renovated, accessible home in time for the holidays

2018-12-24T21:24:19-04:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, Lennar Homes bring life-changing gift to family in need Just in time for the holidays, Lee BIA Builders Care and Lennar Homes came together to present life-changing home renovations to a Lehigh Acres family in need. Tony and Bonita Jordan are the recipients of a remarkable gift – their home has [...]

Bell Tower Shops to host 17th annual Corvette and Open Car & Truck Show on Jan. 5

2018-12-22T00:16:37-04:00December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Bell Tower Shops will host a charity car show on Jan. 5 to help raise money for Barbara’s Friends – Golisano Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund. The 17th annual Corvette and Open Car & Truck Show, presented by Bell Tower Shops and Corvettes on the Gulf, includes 29 classes for ‘Vettes and 37 classes of stock [...]

Post-secondary education the focus of Leadership NEXT’s Jan. 8 program at the Collaboratory

2018-12-28T21:47:26-04:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

January’s Leadership NEXT program, to be held Jan. 8 at the Collaboratory in Fort Myers, will explore a regional effort to enhance education levels across Southwest Florida. Tessa LeSage, director of social innovation and sustainability at the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, will offer insight into the FutureMakers Coalition, a regional initiative emphasizing post-secondary education in [...]

Target Roofing & Sheet Metal completes roof on new Parish Life Center at St. John XXIII Catholic Church

2018-12-20T23:11:51-04:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Target Roofing & Sheet Metal has completed a roof installation at St. John XXIII Catholic Church, which recently opened its new Parish Life Center. The Parish Life Center houses a large gathering hall with a commercial kitchen, multipurpose rooms, classrooms and offices, as well as an adoration chapel. Target Roofing, a licensed commercial roofing specialist, [...]

Tickets, sponsorships available for The News-Press Market Watch 2019: Focus on Real Estate Feb. 26

2018-12-20T19:28:09-04:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In its 20th year, The News-Press Market Watch continues to be the region’s most comprehensive real estate event, providing Southwest Florida with valuable insights into the local residential, land and commercial real estate industries. Join real estate experts Denny Grimes, Stan Stouder and Randy Thibaut for the 20th annual The News-Press Market Watch 2019: Focus [...]

Shangri-La Springs to host Art & Nature Community Night “Branching Out” Jan. 9

2018-12-20T18:34:07-04:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Shangri-La Springs invites the community to experience its Art & Nature Community Night event, themed “Branching Out,” on Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. The free community event will feature a variety of activities, live performances and presentations from local artists and musicians. The “Branching Out” event will include a live piano performance [...]

Guadalupe Center announces auction lots, raffle item for Old Hollywood signature event

2018-12-19T20:13:55-04:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

European tours, wine tastings and Super Bowl tickets are among the incredible packages being auctioned at Guadalupe Center’s Old Hollywood signature event. “Old Hollywood: The Glitz, The Glamour, The Giving” will be held Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. The event includes a festive gala, epicurean feast and lively auction to help [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company completes Parish Life Center at St. John XXIII Catholic Church

2018-12-19T00:09:42-04:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K), a construction contracting and management company, has completed the construction of a 22,000-square-foot Parish Life Center at St. John XXIII Catholic Church in Fort Myers. Located at 13060 Palomino Lane in Fort Myers, the new Parish Life Center includes a large gathering hall with a commercial kitchen for hosting social, spiritual and [...]

What social media handles and blue checkmarks say about your brand

2018-12-18T23:17:49-04:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Blogging|

Everyone has heard about domain squatters, the mysterious individuals or companies that buy up website names in hopes of flipping them for a profit. Despite a federal law prohibiting “cybersquatting,” it still happens. Squatters exist on social media, too, registering for accounts with the names of celebrities, businesses, organizations, attractions and other known entities. [...]

Payless vs. Palessi experiment demonstrates importance of strong marketing

2018-12-18T00:24:39-04:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Blogging|

By now, you’ve probably seen the fascinating marketing experiment by Payless ShoeSource. The company opened “Palessi” in a swanky Los Angeles storefront, took a selection of shoes priced at less than $40 and placed them on elegantly designed, well-lit shelves common in high-end boutiques.Payless then invited social media influencers and fashion critics to a VIP [...]

Tree lighting at Bell Tower Shops kicks off holiday season

2018-12-17T20:56:51-04:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Santa Claus officially kicked off the 2018 holiday season at Bell Tower Shops on Dec. 7 by personally flipping the switch that lit up an elegantly decorated, 25-foot tree. Bell Tower Shops’ annual tree lighting ceremony has quickly become one of Southwest Florida’s favorite pre-Christmas traditions for area families. In addition to a bounce house, [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to highlight wellness for the New Year at Jan. 17 luncheon

2018-12-17T20:33:17-04:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will kick off 2019 with a focus on health, wellness and “Living Your Why” at its January General Membership Meeting. Christin Collins, system director of health and wellness for Lee Health, will offer insightful discussion on how understanding your unique purpose, and living life to fulfill this focus, [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care’s Burly Wine Experience raises over $125,000 for three deserving needy families in Lee County

2018-12-17T18:32:57-04:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care recently hosted the food and wine fundraiser known as the “Burly Wine Experience,” bringing the building industry community together to raise money for three deserving needy families in Lee County. Over the course of the evening, $50,000 was raised in donations and services valued over $75,000 were donated from national homebuilder, [...]

Golisano Children’s Hospital Fashion Show raises more than $100,000 to support pediatric behavioral health

2018-12-14T19:27:43-04:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The 9th annual Golisano Children’s Hospital Fashion Show raised more than $100,000 to support Kids’ Minds Matter, a new pediatric mental and behavioral health movement in Southwest Florida. The elegant affair, held Dec. 3 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, attracted more than 500 guests and featured a gourmet luncheon, fashion show [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives $50,000 grant from Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation

2018-12-17T18:24:47-04:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has received a $50,000 grant from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to help further its programs throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. “This grant will enable us to extend Junior Achievement programs to 2,500 more students in Southwest Florida, helping our goal of reaching 12,500 students during the 2018-2019 [...]

Santa Claus visits Norman Love Confections’ McGregor Salon Dec. 22

2018-12-12T23:49:44-04:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Norman Love Confections is hosting a visit with Santa Claus at the McGregor Boulevard Chocolate Salon on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free, and families are encouraged to bring children for complimentary cookies, hot cocoa and photos with Santa. Norman Love Confections’ McGregor Boulevard Chocolate and Dessert Salon [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care’s second annual Charity Clay Shoot raises $34,000

2018-12-12T01:10:21-04:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Funds to support critical housing repairs for local homeowners in need Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), raised more than $34,000 during its second annual Charity Clay Shoot on Nov. 30 at Bermont Shooting Club in Punta Gorda. Funds raised will support Lee BIA Builders Care [...]

Positioning yourself as an expert source in the news media

2018-12-12T00:09:39-04:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Blogging|

News media often seek to enhance their stories by identifying and interviewing expert sources. Those business leaders, entrepreneurs and scholars were contacted because of their knowledge, reputation, experience and familiarity with journalists, but that free cameo on TV or quote in the newspaper can be invaluable in solidifying your brand locally or even [...]

Cecelia Morales joins Shangri-La Springs as organic garden manager

2018-12-11T22:54:36-04:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Shangri-La Springs is pleased to announce that Cecelia Morales has joined its team as the new organic garden manager. In her new role, Morales is responsible for managing the care and maintenance of Shangri-La Springs’ organic garden, which will support the property’s farm-to-table restaurant, Harvest, opening in early 2019. A Southwest Florida native, Morales brings [...]

Norman Love Confections presents 2019 Valentine’s Day Collection, Forgotten Love

2019-02-07T02:24:13-04:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

For the most romantic day of the year, Norman Love Confections introduces Forgotten Love, the 2019 Valentine’s Day Collection featuring ultra-premium, hand-crafted white chocolate, dark chocolate and milk chocolate confections with an artisanal twist. The limited-edition collection includes new and returning flavors including Chinese Five Spice, Cinnamon Roll, Crème Catalan, Cupcake, Florida Orange, Kahlua, Passion, [...]

Dec. 17 public hearing will address proposed change to Lee County’s limerock policy

2018-12-12T00:06:13-04:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

New proposal would delete current requirement for limerock supply study and remove restrictions on mining in environmentally sensitive groundwater “DR/GR” lands    Concerned citizens are encouraged to attend and provide public comment on a new proposal from Lee County that would eliminate policies that currently restrict the location and timing of new limerock mines. The Lee [...]

Creighton Construction & Development completes new 7-Eleven store, gas station in Port Orange

2018-12-10T22:37:31-04:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Creighton Construction & Development has completed construction on a new 7-Eleven convenience store with gas station and car wash in Port Orange, Florida. Located at 3500 S. Nova Road in Port Orange, just north of State Road 421, the project includes the ground-up construction of a new 3,004-square-foot convenience store with six fuel pumps and [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida offers free admission, movie screenings of ‘Science Fair’ on Dec. 15

2018-12-06T23:53:22-04:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is offering free admission on Saturday, Dec. 15, when the center will offer two screenings of the new movie “Science Fair.” Produced by National Geographic Documentary Films, “Science Fair” follows nine high school students as they prepare to compete against 1,700 teenagers from 78 countries at the International Science and [...]

Estero Council of Community Leaders to host seventh annual ‘Breaking Par at Grandezza’ Gala & Golf Tournament on March 21-22

2018-12-06T23:36:23-04:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Registration and sponsorships now available for two-day charity event   Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for the seventh annual "Breaking Par at Grandezza" Gala Dinner & Golf Tournament to benefit Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and its flagship Program, the CEO Academy at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). The two-day event will be [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. expands project management team

2018-12-06T19:41:38-04:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jon Zander has joined Stevens Construction as project manager, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Zander will have overall responsibility for the management and execution of health care and commercial projects during all phases of design and construction, ensuring projects maintain budget and schedule. Zander will also work closely with the design team to provide cost [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names 2018-2019 trustees of Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2018-12-04T21:09:09-04:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced its 2018-2019 trustees of its Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest: David and Christin Collins, Dave and Cheryl Copham, Patrick and Brooke Denson, Dave and Pat Gibbons, Michelle Graham and Peter Vamvakaris, Fred and Elaine Hawkins, Ray and Jessica Higdon, Jeff and Susan Lagarce, Steve and Ester Machiz, Joe [...]

Art & Nature Community Night returns to Shangri-La Springs with “Branching Out” Dec. 12

2018-12-04T20:06:06-04:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Shangri-La Springs invites the Southwest Florida community to enjoy an array of artistic and tasteful experiences at the first art exhibition in its 2018-19 Art & Nature Community Night series, “Branching Out.” The free community event will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 6 to 9 p.m., and will feature live performances and presentations [...]

Creighton Construction & Development completes new 7-Eleven store, gas station in Ormond Beach

2018-12-04T19:23:03-04:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Creighton Construction & Development has completed construction on a new 7-Eleven convenience store with gas station in Ormond Beach, Florida. Located at 1204 Ocean Shores Blvd. at the front entrance to Ormond Beach Mall, the new 7-Eleven is just one block from the Atlantic Ocean and directly on A1A, a highly traveled corridor that runs [...]

Allen Fisher joins Shangri-La Springs as executive chef, food and beverage director

2018-12-03T22:00:18-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Local historic property reintroduces organic farm-to-table restaurant as Harvest, slated to reopen in early 2019 Shangri-La Springs, a historic property in downtown Bonita Springs, is proud to announce Executive Chef Allen Fisher will lead its culinary team as the food and beverage director of its on-site restaurant and bar. Currently undergoing renovations, the organic restaurant, [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County to host 2019 Grande Dames Tea March 26

2018-12-03T21:27:35-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County has announced its 2019 Grande Dames Tea, set for Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The 11th annual event, which celebrates three local women for their roles in business, community and philanthropy, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. [...]

Leadership NEXT program to examine nonprofit entrepreneurship during Dec. 11 program at Eva’s Closet

2018-12-03T21:17:59-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals in Southwest Florida, will explore the issue of nonprofit entrepreneurship and community needs at its December session. Jessica Goodall, founder of Eva’s Closet & Foundation, will discuss the mission behind her 2-year-old organization and how its services continue expanding to meet the needs of Southwest Florida. [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida opens registration for winter youth camp

2018-12-03T18:54:23-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has opened registration for an experience-based, two-day winter camp that offers children a hands-on opportunity to be junior biologists and botanists. The winter camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 27 and 28, and activities are geared toward children in second through fifth grades. “The Conservancy’s winter [...]

Target Roofing & Sheet Metal completes roof replacement at Harris Dermatology in Fort Myers

2018-12-03T18:50:47-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Target Roofing & Sheet Metal has completed a custom roof replacement for Harris Dermatology in Fort Myers, installing an all-new roofing type for the medical office. Target Roofing, a licensed commercial roofing specialist, removed the traditional red barrel tiles, replacing them with Colonial red metal roofing. The sloped roof, which spans 20,300 square feet, features [...]

Guadalupe Center’s Kelly Krupp earns ‘Certified Fund Raising Executive’ designation

2018-11-30T01:31:25-04:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Kelly Krupp, director of major gifts for Guadalupe Center, has been awarded the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation by CFRE International. The designation means Krupp has met a series of standards that include tenure in the profession, education and demonstrated fundraising achievement. Krupp also had to pass a rigorous written exam and agree to [...]

Wynn’s Market celebrates 80th anniversary with weekend-long celebration Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

2018-11-29T03:24:27-04:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Wynn’s Market, a locally owned and operated grocery store, will commemorate its 80th anniversary with a weekend-long celebration from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. The celebrations will take place on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m., offering live music, food samples, wine tastings and special discounts. [...]

Creighton Construction & Development completes new 7-Eleven store, gas station in Celebration

2018-11-30T00:26:55-04:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Creighton Construction & Development has completed construction on a new 7-Eleven convenience store with gas station in Celebration, Florida. Located at 1730 Celebration Blvd., the 7-Eleven is positioned at Exit 62 along I-4, the primary entryway to Celebration, and near the Mickey Mouse Power Pole landmark. Creighton provided ground-up construction services for a new 3,000-square-foot [...]

The Joy in Childhood Foundation Awards $8,000 in Grants in Southwest Florida in Celebration of Giving Tuesday

2018-11-28T02:23:35-04:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Joy in Childhood Foundation, an independent organization powered by Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins, is celebrating #GivingTuesday in a big way. Today, the Foundation announced it has awarded a total of $2 million in funding to 150 organizations nationwide, including Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida and Lee Health Foundation in Southwest Florida as part [...]

Bell Tower Shops’ festive tree lighting ceremony to dazzle, delight on Dec. 7

2018-11-27T20:22:12-04:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Upscale center to feature Strolling Santa, musical performances during holiday season Bell Tower Shops will officially ring in the holiday season on Dec. 7 with a festive tree lighting event filled with caroling, joyous spirit and an appearance by Santa Claus. As one of Southwest Florida’s favorite pre-Christmas traditions, Bell Tower Shops’ annual tree lighting [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware celebrates 60 years in business with holiday anniversary celebration Dec. 15

2018-11-27T17:39:22-04:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware, a Naples-based family-owned hardware company celebrating 60 years of serving the Southwest Florida community, will host a holiday anniversary celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15 at its downtown Naples store located at 141 Tamiami Trail North. The free celebration will feature a festive performance by The Naples Carolers, [...]

Gulf Coast Village introduces virtual reality memory support program at Palmview

2018-11-28T01:26:51-04:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Residents of Palmview, an assisted living and memory support residence in Cape Coral, will now have access to a virtual reality program designed to combat the effects of memory loss and dementia, announced Gulf Coast Village. Utilizing virtual reality technology, Palmview has implemented a new program that is geared to spark positive cognitive results for [...]

2019 Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans Fort Myers Tip-Off field announced

2018-11-21T18:28:39-04:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Intersport today announced the four men’s college basketball programs that will comprise the 2019 Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans Fort Myers Tip-Off field, adding to the excitement surrounding the final day of the inaugural tournament. The second annual tournament will include the Bradley Braves of the Missouri Valley Conference, the Kansas State Wildcats of the [...]

Trivia Nite helps Guardian ad Litem Foundation raise $7,145 to provide local children with volunteer advocates

2018-11-20T20:13:57-04:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $7,145 at its lively Trivia Night on Nov. 1 to support the organization’s “I am for the child” program. The 60 guests in attendance enjoyed an extensive appetizer buffet and drinks at Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill in Naples. Participants then formed teams and competed for prizes, [...]

Lehigh Acres Middle School to showcase innovative programs, culture of success at school choice open house on Dec. 13

2018-11-19T22:58:42-04:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The school’s Sixth-Grade Academy, the first of its kind in Lee County, aims to promote a smooth transition to middle school Lehigh Acres Middle School is inviting current fifth-graders and their parents to a school choice open house on Dec. 13. Lehigh Acres Middle is one of just two schools in Lee County to offer the [...]

Guadalupe Center’s Tracy Connelly wins ‘Fundraising Executive of the Year’ award

2018-11-19T22:05:59-04:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Tracy Connelly, vice president of development at Guadalupe Center, was honored as “Fundraising Executive of the Year” by the Lee-Collier chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Connelly joined Guadalupe Center two years ago to lead the nonprofit organization’s philanthropic and fundraising initiatives. Since his arrival, Guadalupe Center has experienced a 50 percent [...]

Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay raises $3,500 for Operation Open Arms

2018-11-19T19:45:10-04:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event proceeds to benefit military outreach efforts, PTSD mental health care Matanzas on the Bay’s first-ever craft beer event, “Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay,” has raised $3,500 for Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military personnel. Held at Matanzas on the [...]

Terri Russell joins Stevens Construction Inc.

2018-11-19T19:37:54-04:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Terri Russell has joined Stevens Construction as project manager, announced Troy Hernly, vice president, central Florida. Russell will have overall responsibility for the management and execution of health care projects during all phases of design and construction, ensuring projects maintain budget and schedule. Russell will also work closely with the design team to provide value [...]

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