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Stevens Construction completes Specialized Veterinary Services expansion

2018-03-30T20:48:45-04:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has completed an expansion of Specialized Veterinary Services, announced Dan Adams, vice president, south Florida. Stevens Construction completed a two-story 13,589-square-feet addition and remodel of the existing 5,000-square-foot, 24-hour emergency animal hospital. The project included construction of 10 exam rooms, three surgical suites, physical therapy, conference room, lobby, locker rooms, offices and an expanded treatment [...]

Guadalupe Center to honor 29 college-bound Tutor Corps graduates from Immokalee High School

2018-03-30T20:19:09-04:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center is proud to announce that 29 Immokalee High School seniors have completed the rigorous Tutor Corps program and will be attending college in the fall. This marks the 13th consecutive year that 100 percent of Tutor Corps seniors have been accepted into colleges and universities.   Students will be recognized on Tuesday, April [...]

Women in Business seeks nominations for 13th annual Apex Awards

2018-03-30T19:08:46-04:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Deadline to nominate exceptional local leaders is April 11 The Women in Business committee of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 13th annual Apex Awards. Nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, April 11. For more information, or to submit a nomination, visit www.fortmyers.org/events/apex-awards. Presented by Southwest Florida Distributing, Publishing, [...]

A magical success: Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 14th annual Magic Under the Mangroves

2018-04-05T23:50:53-04:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Blogging|

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Magic Under the Mangroves gala and auction supports the organization’s mission to protect our water, land, wildlife and future in Southwest Florida. While the Conservancy is a long-time client, this was our first year managing their signature fundraising event, Magic Under the Mangroves, so the possibilities were endless. The [...]

Creighton Construction & Development completes 7-Eleven store in Fort Worth, Texas

2018-03-28T20:50:57-04:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Creighton Construction & Development has completed the construction of a new 7-Eleven convenience store with gas station in Fort Worth, Texas. Located at 9944 Blue Mound Road in Fort Worth, the project includes the ground-up construction of a 3,062-square-foot convenience store with six fuel pumps and 12 dispensers. Creighton’s team for this project was led [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to light up the sky with 12 fabulous fireworks shows this season at Hammond Stadium

2018-03-28T19:19:41-04:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will be offering spectacular fireworks shows after a dozen home games this season, bringing the popular family-friendly attraction back by popular demand. Fireworks will dazzle Miracle fans after 10 Friday night games at Hammond Stadium in addition to Opening Night on Thursday, April 5 and Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4. [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to celebrate Earth Day with eco-friendly festival April 21

2018-03-28T18:42:02-04:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is inviting community members and area visitors to its 2018 Earth Day Festival, an eco-friendly event featuring fun for the whole family. The Earth Day Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 at the Conservancy Nature Center, 1495 Smith Preserve Way in Naples. Attractions include [...]

Tickets, sponsorships still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2018-03-27T19:30:08-04:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County induction and awards ceremony on April 25. During the event, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Pason Gaddis, co-founder and CEO of Florida Media Group, LLC, and Gary Griffin, P.E., president and CEO of [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to hold first-ever Tails & Tailgating Kids Fishing Tournament

2018-03-27T00:28:10-04:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is hosting a new weekend event that combines fishing and food into one family-friendly experience. The Tails & Tailgating Kids Fishing Tournament, presented by Stokes Marine, Inc., is Saturday, April 7 and will be held at Marine Max, 14030 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers. The children’s fishing tournament [...]

SHRM SWFL honors Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn with 2017 Excellence Award

2018-03-26T22:52:33-04:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm is pleased to announce that partner Christina Harris Schwinn was honored with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) SWFL’s 2017 Excellence Award at the March SHRM SWFL luncheon. Schwinn, former SHRM SWFL legislative director, was selected for this award because of her tenacious attributes and exemplary service on behalf of the [...]

Live music lineup announced for ninth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew

2018-03-26T19:57:34-04:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Advance tickets still available for April 8 event Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has announced the live music lineup for its ninth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew event on Sunday, April 8. Taking the stage throughout the day are local headlining bands Rocker, Chasing Dallas, [...]

Achieva Credit Union offering 50 tickets to nonprofits for every Fort Myers Miracle home game this season

2018-03-26T18:57:32-04:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle have announced a partnership with Achieva Credit Union that will provide up to 50 free tickets per game to area nonprofit organizations. Achieva is inviting registered 501(c)(3) organizations to sit in its “Community Corner” at Hammond Stadium, offering up to 50 tickets so local groups can bring the whole team to [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces sponsors for Breaking Par at Grandezza Gala & Golf Tournament

2018-03-23T20:30:50-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced sponsors for the organization’s sixth annual Breaking Par at Grandezza Gala & Golf Tournament in April. UPS is the CEO Academy Program sponsor. The CEO Academy, JA’s flagship program, is a weeklong, business school summer camp for rising high school juniors and seniors that’s held at Florida Gulf Coast University. [...]

Matanzas on the Bay to offer dining specials, live performances Easter Sunday

2018-03-23T19:53:37-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach will celebrate Easter Sunday on April 1, offering dining specials from 4 to 10 p.m. along with live performances for guests to enjoy. On the menu for Easter Sunday at Matanzas on the Bay is the 12-ounce Queen Cut prime rib with choice of potato and mixed [...]

Guadalupe Center receives two grants from Naples Children & Education Foundation following 2018 Naples Winter Wine Festival

2018-03-23T00:14:12-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Naples Children & Education Foundation on Monday, March 19 announced that the Guadalupe Center is receiving two substantial grants following the Naples Winter Wine Festival in January. Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, was awarded a $522,000 grant to help fund [...]

Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers to host Nelly concert in May

2018-03-23T00:00:57-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Hammond Stadium, home of the Fort Myers Miracle, will host a concert by acclaimed rapper Nelly at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 11 in Fort Myers. Nelly, a three-time Grammy award winner, has announced a swing through minor league ballparks this spring following his “All Work No Play” Canadian tour. Nelly is best known for [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball begins construction of new medical complex for Family Health Centers in Lehigh Acres

2018-03-21T22:58:34-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has begun construction on a new three-story medical facility for Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida (FHC) in central Lehigh Acres. Upon completion, the 62,000-square-foot medical center will be Family Health Centers’ largest facility, housing a variety of medical, dental and administrative offices. The $16 million facility will be centrally located at [...]

Cooking with Love: Norman Love Confections unveils spring and summer cooking classes for 2018

2018-03-21T22:48:09-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Esteemed chocolatier Norman Love and his award-winning team of pastry chefs at Norman Love Confections will be offering a series of cooking classes this spring and summer for those interested in learning to create artisan confections and exquisite desserts. “Cooking with Love” features 12 distinct, one-night courses suitable for individuals and groups of friends looking [...]

Guadalupe Center invites 13 Immokalee families to Easter meal and holiday celebration

2018-03-21T22:13:28-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, in partnership with nine Southwest Florida businesses, will provide a complete Easter meal and holiday celebration for 13 Immokalee families severely impacted by Hurricane Irma. Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, in partnership with Tastebuds Custom Catering and CocoLuna Events, [...]

Local fisherman, FGCU student finds message in a bottle at sea, collects $10,000 diamond from Mark Loren Designs

2018-03-21T20:36:21-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

One month after jeweler Mark Loren dropped three messages in a bottle from a helicopter into the Gulf of Mexico, a local fisherman has claimed the first prize. Wesley Skinner, 22, a commercial fisherman and senior at Florida Gulf Coast University, spotted the light green glass bottle floating at sea, about 30 miles offshore northwest [...]

Free Fort Myers Miracle baseball tickets to Opening Night on April 6 available at Wendy’s restaurants across Southwest Florida

2018-03-21T19:37:12-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are looking to pack Hammond Stadium to begin the 2018 baseball season on Friday, April 6, and the ballclub again is partnering with Wendy’s restaurants for a special free ticket promotion. It will be a night to remember for all fans with a special appearance from the ZOOperstars characters, and the [...]

To Mom, with Love: Norman Love Confections presents the 2018 Mother’s Day Collection

2018-03-21T01:01:59-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Norman Love Confections introduces its limited-edition Mother’s Day Collection featuring ten heart-shaped, handcrafted chocolates filled with some of mom’s favorite flavors including cupcake, mimosa, pink lemonade, special dark, cookies and cream cheesecake, hazelnut coffee, strawberry shortcake, carrot cake, peanut butter marshmallow and pecan turtle. Online pre-orders begin Monday, April 23 at NormanLoveConfections.com, and the collection [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida wins 12 ADDY awards at 2018 American Advertising Awards ceremony for AdFed Suncoast

2018-03-20T23:34:37-04:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been honored with 12 awards from the American Advertising Federation for excellence in advertising and marketing initiatives. The Conservancy earned four gold awards and eight silver awards at the 2018 American Advertising Awards ceremony for AdFed’s Suncoast region, which stretches from Sarasota south to Marco Island. The 12 awards [...]

Fort Myers Miracle offer $15,000 in sponsorships to Little League, Cal Ripken organizations in Southwest Florida

2018-03-20T23:22:03-04:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are donating $15,000 to sponsor 21 youth baseball and softball organizations across Southwest Florida. The sponsorships will help area leagues pay for much-needed equipment, supplies and operational costs. In Southwest Florida, the spring season for Little League and Cal Ripken seasons began in January and runs through May, with all-star teams [...]

Guadalupe Center President Dawn Montecalvo honored by Gov. Rick Scott at Florida Community Leaders Dinner

2018-03-19T22:58:20-04:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Dawn Montecalvo, president of the Guadalupe Center in Immokalee, was selected by Gov. Rick Scott to attend the Florida Community Leaders Dinner on March 7 in Tallahassee. Montecalvo was among 26 distinguished community leaders from across Florida who were invited to the Governor’s mansion for an evening of celebration and conversation. “I’m very thankful that [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball completes construction of Creative World School in Gateway community of Fort Myers

2018-03-19T22:53:48-04:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has completed construction of Creative World School in Gateway, which will be Creative World’s third franchise in Southwest Florida. The 13,000-square-foot Gateway facility, located at 11961 Fairway Lakes Drive in Fort Myers, opened March 5 and can accommodate up to 255 children ages 3 months through 5 years. A before- and after-school [...]

Shell Point informational seminar coming to the Port Charlotte area March 29

2018-03-16T20:40:54-04:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community continues the Shell Point Retirement Roadshow with an informational seminar for Port Charlotte residents on Thursday, March 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Charlotte County Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron St. in Port Charlotte. This educational presentation offers guests the opportunity to learn about the resort-style retirement options and [...]

Charlotte Stone Crabs donating portion of ticket sales to lung cancer research

2018-03-16T20:36:19-04:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council is partnering with the Charlotte Stone Crabs for “Make a Difference Mondays” to help the nonprofit volunteer organization support its mission of extending and saving lives. Baseball fans simply need to type in the unique code “LUNG” when purchasing Stone Crabs tickets online for Monday home games, and $5 from [...]

The School District of Lee County to participate in education career fair on April 19 in Boston

2018-03-16T19:58:06-04:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County, located in sunny Southwest Florida, will be recruiting prospective teachers, administrators and educational support staff at the Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium’s (MERC) 44th annual career fair on April 19 at Boston University. The career fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 at [...]

Shell Point informational seminar coming to the Naples area March 27

2018-03-16T18:56:07-04:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community continues the Shell Point Retirement Roadshow with an informational seminar for residents of the Naples area on Tuesday, March 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail N. in Naples. This educational presentation offers guests the opportunity to learn about the resort-style retirement options and [...]

Guadalupe Center becomes first Immokalee-based Blue Zones Project Approved™ Worksite

2018-03-15T18:26:50-04:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, is now the now first Immokalee-based business to become a Blue Zones Project Approved™ worksite. A recognition ceremony and ribbon cutting took place on Feb. 16 at the Guadalupe Center in Immokalee. In attendance were Dr. Allen Weiss, MD, president and [...]

Operation Open Arms founder Capt. John “GiddyUp” Bunch presented The Navy Distinguished Public Service Award

2018-03-14T22:34:52-04:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Presented by Congressman Francis Rooney, Operation Open Arms board member Doug Suter accepts the U.S. Navy Distinguished Public Service Award on behalf of Capt. John “Giddy Up” Bunch. The U.S. Navy honored Lee County’s own Capt. John “Giddy Up” Bunch with the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award for his superior work leading the [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. expands grants program, seeks 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest beneficiary applicants

2018-03-14T17:41:23-04:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Applications now open through April 5 to all organizations bettering the health and wellness of children in Southwest Florida SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., a local nonprofit dedicated to saving children’s lives by supporting organizations committed to pediatric health care services and education, is accepting proposals from additional nonprofit organizations seeking funding. For those interested in [...]

Spring Cleaning: Cypress Pharmacy encourages families to dispose of old medications in recognition of “National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day” March 20

2018-03-14T17:37:46-04:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Throughout March, local pharmacy offers proper disposals, giveaways in exchange for old medications Cypress Pharmacy, an independent, locally owned community pharmacy, is encouraging families to properly dispose of unused or expired medications throughout March in recognition of “National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day” on March 20. The local pharmacy will offer the choice of [...]

The School District of Lee County to participate in University of Florida’s ‘Careers in Education Fair’ on April 4 in Gainesville

2018-03-13T21:33:38-04:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The School District of Lee County will be recruiting prospective teachers, school administrators and educational staff at the University of Florida’s (UF) “Careers in Education Fair,” which will be held Wednesday, April 4 in Gainesville. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at Reitz Union on the campus of the [...]

Pug Fest at Bell Tower Shops has a pirate theme for March 24 event

2018-03-13T21:02:03-04:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ahoy matey! The always-entertaining Pug Fest at Bell Tower Shops will feature a pirate theme in March, so break out your pooch-sized bandanas, eye patches and tricorne hats for this fun event. Bell Tower Shops, a pet-friendly shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Fort Myers, again is partnering with the Gulf Coast Humane Society to [...]

Shell Point informational seminar coming to the Bonita Springs area March 20

2018-03-13T17:54:17-04:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community continues the Shell Point Retirement Roadshow with an informational seminar for residents of the Bonita Springs area on Tuesday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, 5001 Coconut Road in Bonita Springs. This educational presentation offer guests the opportunity to learn about the resort-style [...]

Naples Soap Company to celebrate grand opening of 5th Avenue South store in Naples on March 14

2018-03-12T21:38:58-04:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Naples Soap Company, a retail destination for natural skin care products, will commemorate the addition of its second store in Naples with a grand opening celebration on Wednesday, March 14. The store at 614 5th Ave. South in Naples will hold a drawing for $250 of Naples Soap merchandise in addition to product samples, light [...]

Fort Myers Miracle release fun-filled game-day promotions schedule for 2018 baseball season

2018-03-12T20:06:55-04:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle have released the team’s 2018 promotions calendar, which includes more post-game fireworks displays, giveaways and family-friendly events than ever before. The season’s first promotion – free tickets – will be available beginning March 25. Baseball fans can pick up vouchers at participating Wendy’s locations across Southwest Florida for the first Friday [...]

2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest raises $2.9 million

2018-03-12T19:15:47-04:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

More than 350 bidders recently came together to give generously, raising $2.9 million in total to support pediatric health care and education during SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc.’s 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest. All proceeds of the auction will support Golisano Children’s Hospital, Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College in support [...]

Guadalupe Center maintains its exceptional four-star rating from Charity Navigator

2018-03-12T19:11:59-04:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, has retained its prestigious four-star rating by Charity Navigator for strong financial acumen, accountability and transparency. Earning the top rating from Charity Navigator, the largest nonprofit evaluation group in the U.S., offers outside validation that Guadalupe [...]

Six Ways to Protect Yourself Online During Tax Season

2018-03-13T21:51:35-04:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Blogging, Cybersecurity, Hot Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Tax season is here, so it’s more important than ever to protect your personal and financial information. Printed materials are susceptible to theft, and as more and more people are using the internet and mobile devices to help them file their taxes, there are online hackers to worry about too. Here are six simple [...]

Record Breaking 2018 Magic Under the Mangroves raises $1.9 million net for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida

2018-03-10T02:32:11-05:00March 10th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida raised a record $1.9 million net at the 14th annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala and auction, providing key funding that directly enhances the Conservancy’s mission of protecting Southwest Florida’s water, land, wildlife and future. The four-hour eco-chic event held Thursday, March 8 at the Conservancy’s Nature Center, featured cocktails, [...]

BSSW Architects unveils final designs for new public library in Bonita Springs

2018-03-09T02:37:15-05:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

BSSW Architects, Inc., a full-service architectural firm founded in 1980, released final renderings for the new Bonita Springs Public Library at a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, March 8. The two-story library will feature a stucco and stone veneer, towering windows with Bahama shutters, a pergola-covered second-floor balcony and clean exterior lines, with tropical landscaping to [...]

Fort Myers Miracle single-game tickets go on sale March 15 for 2018 baseball season

2018-03-09T02:21:30-05:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle, the Class-A Advanced Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, will begin selling single-game tickets on Thursday, March 15 for the 2018 baseball season. The 140-game season includes 70 regular season home games, with the season opener slated for 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 5 at Hammond Stadium in CenturyLink Sports Complex. Ticket [...]

Shell Point informational seminar coming to the Sanibel area March 14

2018-03-08T23:46:14-05:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community continues the Shell Point Retirement Roadshow with an informational seminar for Sanibel residents on Wednesday, March 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way in Sanibel. This educational presentation offers guests the opportunity to learn about the resort-style retirement options and comprehensive lifecare available [...]

Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps students and mentors enjoy cookout, conversation at beach picnic on Marco Island

2018-03-08T20:36:15-05:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Immokalee High School juniors and seniors in Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps program recently spent an afternoon with their mentors at the beach on Marco Island. The Mentor/Mentee Beach Picnic on March 3 at Hideaway Beach Club included kayaking to Tigertail Beach, volleyball games, a cookout and informal conversation. Tutor Corps is a college preparatory program [...]

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. completes renovations at Shell Point Retirement Community

2018-03-08T00:43:15-05:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. has completed construction management services for the interior renovation of the Woodlands Commons building at Shell Point Retirement Community, located at 14441 Woodsong Lane in Fort Myers. The project included a complete renovation of the 27,125-square-foot resident activity center in The Woodlands neighborhood at Shell Point. The remodeled building now features [...]

Guadalupe Center seeks sponsors, golfers for its charity golf tournament at Vineyards Country Club in Naples

2018-03-07T21:55:17-05:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The 4th annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic is set for Friday, April 20 at Vineyards Country Club in Naples. Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, is seeking both golfers and sponsors for its upcoming golf tournament. The cost for individual players is [...]

Junior Achievement brings CEOs, company presidents back to high school for inspiring group discussions

2018-03-07T20:31:49-05:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida turned the tables on its job shadow program, bringing distinguished professionals into schools for a day instead of students visiting the business leaders’ workplaces. Reverse Job Shadow Day on Feb. 22 brought more than a dozen community and corporate leaders to Barron Collier High School in Naples, where they shared [...]

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