Concerned citizens and community groups to speak as public comments begin at hearing on rezoning of the Troyer Brothers property on SR82 for mining

2018-06-29T02:07:12-04:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Concerned residents and businesses are now speaking as public comments begin for the Lee County Hearing Examiner’s meeting on the proposed rezoning of the 1,790-acre Troyer Brothers property on SR82 near Homestead Road in Lee County for limerock mining. This portion of the hearing will continue through 4:30 p.m. today, June 28, and will then [...]

Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point to host July classes on American history, archaeological discoveries

2018-06-27T23:14:06-04:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point Retirement Community invites the Southwest Florida community to attend its July Academy classes, which will feature informative discussions on American history and archaeological discoveries. Classes are open to the public and will take place on July 2 and July 23 at Shell Point in Fort Myers. Florida [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware hosts ribbon-cutting celebration at newly acquired Pinellas County location

2018-06-27T17:05:39-04:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware, a Naples-based family-owned hardware company, hosted a celebration to commemorate the addition of its eighth location, Hammerhead’s Ace Hardware located at 1015 West Bay Drive in Largo, Florida. The Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce joined Sunshine Ace Hardware employees and leaders during a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 20. Sunshine Ace Hardware [...]

KOVA Companies growth strategy continues with multiple new hires in administration, marketing and management

2018-06-27T14:35:49-04:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

KOVA Companies, a full-service, institutional-quality commercial real estate firm, has announced the hiring of three new employees due to recent growth with new clients and expansion of services. KOVA Companies’ newest team members, Briar Bonadonna, Colby Emma and Hally Kocur, bring an immense amount of talent and offer vast experience to support the rest of [...]

Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party Brings the Magic Closer to Fans than Ever Before

2018-06-27T14:25:24-04:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

New and Innovative Show Concept Utilizes State-of-the-Art Technology and Visually Immersive Performance Elements Tickets for All-New Show Coming Sept. 21-23 to Southwest Florida On Sale Now Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party brings the magic closer to fans than ever before through dynamic and immersive moments that take place on the ice, in the [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce installs 2018-2019 Board of Directors

2018-06-27T14:07:43-04:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the installation of its 2018-2019 Board of Directors and officers for the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors will be led by board chair Joe [...]

Pavese Law Firm attorneys recognized by the Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Magazine

2018-06-25T22:38:58-04:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm is proud to announce attorneys William Haverfield II, Diane Jensen, Neale Montgomery and Christopher Shields have been named to the esteemed 2018 Super Lawyers list of top attorneys in Florida. This honor is bestowed upon no more than 5 percent of lawyers statewide. In addition, Brooke Martinez and Charles Capps have been [...]

Concerned citizens and community groups to attend June 26 hearing on rezoning of the Troyer Brothers property on SR82 for mining

2018-06-25T22:16:16-04:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

NoMineon82 opposes rezoning, citing concerns for traffic safety, noise and environmental concerns Concerned residents and businesses will be in attendance at the Lee County Hearing Examiner’s meeting on June 26 to oppose the proposed rezoning of the 1,790-acre Troyer Brothers property on SR82 near Homestead Road in Lee County for limerock mining. The hearing is [...]

Norman Love Confections celebrates National Ice Cream Month with happy hour specials on gelato

2018-06-25T22:07:02-04:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

July is National Ice Cream Month, and Norman Love Confections is offering a cool promotion for those looking for a delicious reprieve from the summer heat. From 4 to 6 p.m. every afternoon in July, patrons will receive a Buy One, Get One 50 Percent Off deal on any size gelato purchased at one of [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to celebrate strength, solidarity of armed forces at Military Appreciation Night on June 29

2018-06-22T00:44:35-04:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are saluting all branches of the U.S. armed forces at a special Military Appreciation Night in advance of Independence Day. All active duty personnel and veterans, as well as their immediate families, will be admitted free to the Miracle baseball game on Friday, June 29. Military Appreciation Night features an extensive [...]

Shell Point’s 2018 Summer Concert Series welcomes Wild Coffee Duo July 19

2018-06-21T20:51:40-04:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community’s 2018 Summer Concert Series will welcome a performance by Wild Coffee Duo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, in the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands at Shell Point, 14441 Woodsong Lane, Fort Myers. The event is open to the public, with tickets available for $20 online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to host patriotic celebration, postgame fireworks July 4

2018-06-19T23:51:47-04:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are celebrating the Fourth of July with a special Independence Day Celebration and postgame fireworks display at the ballpark. Independence Day will feature food and drink specials during the game, followed by postgame fireworks presented by American Legion Post 38, CenturyLink, iHeart Media and Dairy Queen. The Independence Day Celebration will [...]

Cape Coral-based Nostaljah to perform free concert Thursday at Bell Tower Shops

2018-06-19T22:48:14-04:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Bell Tower Shops has invited Nostaljah, a top local reggae band, to perform a free concert on June 21 as part of its Thursday Night Live Concert Series. Nostaljah, based in Cape Coral, creates a unique style of music by blending elements of reggae, R&B, jazz, pop and hip hop. Thursday Night Live is a [...]

Artisan Eatery’s ‘The Forager Burger’ up for vote in The James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project

2018-06-19T19:49:50-04:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Artisan Eatery is pleased to announce its participation in The James Beard Foundation’s (JBF) Blended Burger Project, a nationwide initiative that challenges chefs to make a "blended burger" by blending ground meat or other protein with finely chopped mushrooms to create a delicious, healthier, and more sustainable burger. Artisan Eatery’s co-owner and chef Tim Yoa [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to host annual Mixpo networking event June 28

2018-06-18T23:49:10-04:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tradeshow tables, registration still available for business expo The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will hold its fifth annual Mixpo event, an after-hours mixer and business expo, on June 28 in Fort Myers. The evening offers ample opportunities for participants to network with area professionals and industry leaders, as well as showcase their business to Chamber [...]

Elmquist Eye Group announces plans to relocate Fort Myers operations

2018-06-18T20:27:16-04:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Renovation of future office to commence in July Elmquist Eye Group has announced that the practice will relocate its Fort Myers operations in January 2019, with plans to commence renovations to its future Fort Myers medical office in late-July 2018. Conveniently positioned near the intersection of Cypress Lake Drive and Summerlin Road, the new 7,000-square-foot [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Advisory Board for 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2018-06-18T19:03:51-04:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the members of its 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair, Clay W. Cone, president of Cone Communications Company. The 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County is slated for Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Naples Grande [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida installs electric vehicle charging stations

2018-06-18T17:59:39-04:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced its partnership with Tesla to introduce electric vehicle charging stations at the Conservancy Nature Center, 1495 Smith Preserve Way in Naples. Offering six charging stations, four exclusively for Tesla vehicles and two for universal use, the charging service is available to the public at no cost. Drivers can [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida adds baby loggerhead sea turtle to family of animal ambassadors

2018-06-18T16:47:07-04:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sea turtle sex study underscores importance of Conservancy research The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced the name for a new baby loggerhead sea turtle, which now has a starring role in the Dalton Discovery Center. The loggerhead, named NIN, weighed in at 456 grams (16.4 ounces) and measured 23 centimeters across and 22 centimeters [...]

Local high school students showcase entrepreneurship at Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s CEO Academy

2018-06-12T21:57:06-04:00June 12th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Thirty-seven students from 15 area high schools recently came together to learn the ins and outs of running a business at Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s annual CEO Academy, a model week-long business school summer camp held for rising high school juniors and seniors. Presented by Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida in partnership with the [...]

Priority Marketing responds to video, media revolution

2018-06-14T19:49:24-04:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Blogging|

The news industry has changed dramatically in recent years, and it will continue evolving as media companies adapt to a new business model and consumer demand. Unfortunately for many news outlets, that’s meant fewer reporters, photographers and videographers on the street. Priority Marketing has responded by expanding our video production services available to clients, [...]

Bell Tower Shops honors dads with discounts and dinner on Father’s Day

2018-06-08T20:42:10-04:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops is celebrating all dads on Father’s Day, with retail stores and restaurants announcing special offers and promotions to honor fathers. Bell Tower Shops will be open from noon to 5 p.m. on Father’s Day, which is Sunday, June 17, so families can spend the afternoon shopping with dad. Operating hours for anchor [...]

Fort Myers Miracle turn Father’s Day into two-day event with Daddy-Daughter Date Night

2018-06-08T19:02:53-04:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are making Father’s Day a two-day affair this year, sponsoring a special event so fathers and daughters can enjoy a memorable evening at the ballpark. Daddy-Daughter Date Night is Monday, June 18 at Hammond Stadium, 14100 Six Mile Cypress Parkway in Fort Myers. Gates open at 6 p.m. for the 7 [...]

Seven tips to overcome Facebook’s algorithm

2018-06-14T19:41:01-04:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Blogging|

It’s no secret that Facebook uses a complex algorithm to determine what social media users see, or don’t see, in their news feed. What is a secret, though, is exactly what comprises that algorithm. Facebook announced in early 2018 that news feeds would begin favoring posts from real people rather than [...]

Norman Love Confections unveils dad-approved Father’s Day Gourmet Snack Box

2018-06-07T20:58:34-04:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Just in time for Father’s Day, Norman Love Confections has unveiled its Father’s Day Gourmet Snack Box, available for a limited time at Norman Love Confections’ Chocolate Salons in Fort Myers, Naples and Estero and online at www.normanloveconfections.com. Treating dad to the ultimate indulgence, the Father’s Day Gourmet Snack Box includes eight gourmet snacks: chocolate golf [...]

Priority Marketing wins Telly Award for Wine Fest video

2018-06-07T20:01:24-04:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Blogging|

Priority Marketing already won the award it was seeking on behalf of its client – $1 million in donations to fund children’s mental and behavioral health programs in Southwest Florida. Winning national awards is just a bonus. SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. dedicated the Fund-a-Cause portion of its 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest [...]

Community invited to Town Hall meetings regarding rezoning of the Troyer Brothers property on SR82 for mining

2018-06-08T20:34:00-04:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

NoMineon82 opposes rezoning, citing concerns for traffic safety, noise and environmental concerns Concerned residents and businesses are invited to attend Town Hall meetings regarding the proposed rezoning of the 1,790-acre Troyer Brothers property on SR82 near Homestead Road in Lee County for limerock mining. A free community meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on [...]

Pavese Law Firm partners earn The Florida Bar Board Certification in Condominium and Planned Development Law

2018-06-08T02:21:38-04:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Four partners with Pavese Law Firm in Fort Myers, Christopher Shields, Steven Hartsell, Charles Mann, and Charles Capps, were recognized by The Florida Bar with Board Certification in Condominium and Planned Development Law. Florida Bar Board Certification requires a rigorous application process and examination, and is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida policy specialist Marisa Carrozzo to serve as co-chair of the Everglades Coalition

2018-06-06T20:13:35-04:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Marisa Carrozzo, a senior environmental policy specialist at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, has been named the new co-chair for the Everglades Coalition. The Everglades Coalition is an alliance of over 60 local, state and national environmental organizations focused on restoring the Greater Everglades Ecosystem, an area that stretches from Central Florida through the Florida [...]

Fort Myers Miracle offering free tickets, fireworks show to all students on Report Card Night

2018-06-06T17:50:10-04:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are joining Lee and Collier County students in celebrating the end of the 2017-18 school year with a kid-friendly extravaganza on June 8 at Hammond Stadium. All students who show their report card – either a printout or digital copy – at the box office on Friday, June 8 will receive [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to install 2018-2019 Board of Directors at June 21 luncheon

2018-06-05T23:47:23-04:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce invites the community to join its June General Membership Meeting for the installation of its 2018-2019 Board of Directors and officers. The luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 at the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers, 13051 Bell Tower Drive next to [...]

Brandon Byers joins Pavese Law Firm

2018-06-05T22:25:14-04:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Attorney Brandon Byers has joined Pavese Law Firm and will be practicing in the area of Land Use Law. Prior to practicing law, Byers worked as a city planner for the City of Winter Garden in Florida. After graduating law school, Byers practiced indigent criminal defense with the 19th Judicial Circuit in St. Lucie County and [...]

Foodie alert: Fort Myers Miracle’s Food Truck Night on June 9 brings culinary genius to Hammond Stadium

2018-06-05T00:05:23-04:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle’s annual Food Truck Night will feature five mobile chefs and restaurants cooking up traditional and unconventional ballpark fare. Food Truck Night will be held on Saturday, June 9 at Hammond Stadium, 14100 Six Mile Cypress Parkway in Fort Myers. The always-popular food truck rally begins at 5 p.m. and features well-known [...]

Dr. Trevor Elmquist of Elmquist Eye Group earns place on Castle Connolly list of ‘America’s Top Doctors’ for sixth consecutive year

2018-06-02T00:05:59-04:00June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Trevor Elmquist of Elmquist Eye Group once again has been honored as one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a research and publishing company created to help consumers identify the best healthcare providers. This is the sixth consecutive year that Elmquist has been included in Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctors” directory for [...]

Guadalupe Center raises more than $72,000 at fourth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic

2018-06-01T23:57:51-04:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The fourth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raised more than $72,000 as a record 132 golfers and 15 business sponsors helped infuse additional financial support into Guadalupe Center’s summer enrichment program. The event, which was held at Vineyards Country Club in Naples, included a lunch buffet, championship golf, cocktails, evening hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to induct Marty Scott into baseball’s Professional Scouts Hall of Fame

2018-06-01T23:29:56-04:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will be inducting Marty Scott into the Professional Scouts Hall of Fame on June 9, honoring the former player, coach and scout during a pre-game ceremony. Criteria for Hall of Fame induction includes a minimum of 20 years of successful pro scouting experience and significant contributions to the game of baseball. [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts ‘Conversations and Cocktails’ social event for business leaders and young professionals

2018-06-01T23:12:04-04:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops welcomed area business leaders and young professionals for a lively “Conversations and Cocktails” social event on Thursday, May 31. Attendees at the two-hour gathering were treated to a mini “Taste of Bell Tower Shops,” a tasting session that featured food and drink samples provided by five of the center’s outstanding restaurants and [...]

Guadalupe Center appoints three new members to its Board of Trustees

2018-06-01T00:00:36-04:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Mark Nagan, Marguerite Hambleton and Abel Jaimes join leadership board Guadalupe Center Board of Trustee President Linda Yost has announced the appointment of three new members to the nonprofit organization’s Board of Trustees. Abel Jaimes, Marguerite Hambleton and Mark Nagan join Guadalupe Center’s 22-member board that serves as an advocate and ambassador for the children [...]

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