Monthly Archives: July 2018

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KOVA Companies’ growth strategy continues with new hires in property and facilities management

2018-07-30T21:19:32-04:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

KOVA Companies, a full-service, institutional-quality commercial real estate firm, announces the hiring of three new employees under the KOVA Property Management and KOVA Facilities verticals. KOVA Companies’ newest team members, Gayle Erickson-Ash, Keith Marvelle and Karla Thurkettle bring a vast amount of experience and will further KOVA Companies’ commitment to growth and development in Florida. [...]

Dunkin’ Donuts Announces 2018 South/Southwest Florida Scholarship Program Winners

2018-07-26T20:06:00-04:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Fifteen local students each awarded $1,000 in college scholarships Dunkin’ Donuts has announced the recipients of its 2018 South/Southwest Florida Scholarship Program, awarding a total of $15,000 in college scholarships to high school students in South/Southwest Florida enrolling in college, university or vocational-technical school for the 2018-2019 academic year. This year’s scholars are: South Florida [...]

Public comments resume July 31 at Troyer Brothers rezoning hearing for proposed mine on SR82

2018-07-26T21:46:47-04:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Public comments are scheduled to resume on July 31 at 9 a.m. at the Lee County Hearing Examiners Office, 1500 Monroe St., 2nd floor in Fort Myers.  During the public comment phase of the hearing, concerned residents, businesses and industry experts have the opportunity to present their viewpoints on the proposed rezoning of the 1,790-acre [...]

Leadership NEXT hits home run with Aug. 14 program at Fort Myers Miracle

2018-07-26T18:20:40-04:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guests to dress in holiday attire, stay for Miracle’s Christmas in August game Play ball! Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business leaders, will host a session and networking opportunity from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at the Fort Myers Miracle’s home field. Sponsored by Tortuga Capital, the program will be [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care announces return of Charity Clay Shoot Nov. 30

2018-07-26T18:12:46-04:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care has opened registration for its second annual Charity Clay Shoot, a lively charity tournament that helps fund critical housing repairs for local homeowners in need. The Charity Clay Shoot will be held Friday, Nov. 30 at Bermont Shooting Club, 40571 Bermont Road in Punta Gorda, where individual shooters and teams will [...]

Shell Point welcomes Trillium Piano Trio Aug. 16 for final 2018 Summer Concert Series performance

2018-07-24T20:30:37-04:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community will conclude its 2018 Summer Concert Series with a performance by Trillium Piano Trio at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, 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 $21 online at [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. expands project management team

2018-07-24T19:44:26-04:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

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

‘Ultimate shopping spree’ awaits attendees Aug. 22 at 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event

2018-07-24T00:10:08-04:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tickets on sale Aug. 1, proceeds to benefit PACE Center for Girls, Lee County PACE Center for Girls, Lee County will host an exclusive Girls Night Out shopping experience for fashionistas at its 10th annual Love That Dress! event on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year, Love That Dress! features [...]

Fort Myers Miracle’s Throwback Day brings throwback prices on food, beer and soda

2018-07-23T23:13:38-04:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will turn back time at the concession stand on Aug. 1, when select food items and beverages will only be $1. The Miracle’s Throwback Day food promotions include Kayem hotdogs, popcorn buckets, fountain drinks and draft beers, all for just $1 each. “Ballpark food can get expensive, but we’ve been able [...]

Bell Tower Shops welcomes teachers, parents and all shoppers for Florida’s back-to-school sales tax holiday

2018-07-23T22:55:43-04:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Retailers and boutiques at Bell Tower Shops will be offering exclusive promotions and deals during Florida’s back-to-school sales tax holiday in early August. The Florida Legislature approved Aug. 3-5 as this year’s tax-free weekend, offering shoppers a 6 percent sales tax savings on selected items. Additionally, retail stores and boutiques at Bell Tower Shops are [...]

Understanding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

2018-07-23T19:41:17-04:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blogging, Data Protection, Hot Tips, Social Media|

Understanding the GDPR and its impact on digital marketing, online privacy The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European set of rules that offer web users more control over their personal data as it relates to online activity. Priority Marketing’s digital team has been monitoring the new law and its potential impact on American [...]

Ferguson Enterprises donates $11,255 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2018-07-19T21:35:48-04:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Funds support emergency repairs, construction services for local homeowners in need Ferguson Enterprises has generously donated more than $11,255 to Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). Funds were raised through its 10th annual golf tournament held at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday, June 15. Funds will [...]

Advanced Aesthetic Solutions opens new office in Fort Myers

2018-07-19T18:10:33-04:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Medical spa introduces new location as well as expanded services and new professional staff Cyndie Witthuhn, ARNP-BC, founder and owner of Advanced Aesthetic Solutions, is pleased to announce the opening of its new expanded medical spa at 12734 Kenwood Lane, Suite 75, in Fort Myers. Specializing in cosmetic and aesthetic enhancements, Advanced Aesthetic Solutions offers [...]

Junior Achievement to host Bowl-A-Thon on Aug. 29 at HeadPinz

2018-07-18T22:52:53-04:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fundraising event to support student programs on financial literacy, work readiness, entrepreneurship   It’s time to start figuring out which of your friends and co-workers can throw a hook, hit the 7-10 split and knows how to score a turkey. Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is inviting all bowling enthusiasts and beginners to its seventh annual [...]

Fort Myers Miracle announce return of Beer, Baseball & Boom on July 20 at Hammond Stadium

2018-07-16T23:35:21-04:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle’s eighth annual Beer, Baseball & Boom on July 20 will feature unlimited samples of several dozen craft beers and postgame fireworks sandwiched around a baseball game. Beer, Baseball & Boom, presented by Killebrew Root Beer, has quickly gained fame as a top midsummer event for beer aficionados, who will have two [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce bringing small business experts to July luncheon

2018-07-13T23:26:32-04:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Small business will be the focus of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s General Membership Meeting on July 19. Eleven industry experts will offer their professional expertise to attendees on a variety of pertinent topics for business leaders, including digital storytelling, health, networking and more. The luncheon is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 [...]

Grants from Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to strengthen education programs at Guadalupe Center

2018-07-13T21:18:00-04:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation has awarded a pair of grants to help expand early childhood education and after-school tutoring programs at Guadalupe Center in Immokalee.   Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization with a mission of breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, will receive $500,000 to expand its [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosting ‘Patriotic Pups’ Yappy Hour on July 13

2018-07-11T17:39:16-04:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In the patriotic spirit of July, Bell Tower Shops is hosting its “Patriotic Pups” Yappy Hour on Friday, July 13. During the dog-friendly event, pooches can participate in a lively USA-themed costume contest, showcasing their best red, white and blue fashions. The cost to participate is a $5 donation to the Gulf Coast Humane Society, [...]

University of Florida College of Dentistry, NCEF Pediatric Dental Center offer free clinic to children in Guadalupe Center’s summer program

2018-07-10T17:30:14-04:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Faculty and resident students at the University of Florida’s College of Dentistry, NCEF Pediatric Dental Center, funded through the Naples Children & Education Foundation, founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, recently spent two weeks in Immokalee operating a free clinic to serve children in Guadalupe Center’s Summer Enrichment Program. More than 160 kindergartners, first- [...]

SVN|KOVA Fort Myers announces new hires as the company and services expand throughout Lee, Charlotte and Hendry counties

2018-07-09T22:30:21-04:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

After joining the SVN franchise in 2017, SVN|KOVA Fort Myers has rapidly expanded its presence in Lee, Charlotte and Hendry counties, acquiring upwards of $50 million worth of property for sale and over 40,000 square feet of space for lease. With the increase of demand, SVN|KOVA Fort Myers welcomes two new hires, Tiffany Luongo and [...]

Bell Tower Shops’ announces performers for its summer Thursday Night Live Concert Series

2018-07-06T00:38:47-04:00July 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops’ popular Thursday Night Live Concert Series is continuing through the summer with monthly performances that feature some of Southwest Florida’s top musicians in a lively setting. Upcoming performers include Ayla Lynn, Brian Roberts of Toucan Do and Hipnauticals, each of whom offers unique musical stylings. Thursday Night Live is a free, open-air [...]

Fort Myers Miracle reschedule Independence Day fireworks celebration to tonight

2018-07-05T20:20:44-04:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will host its annual Independence Day fireworks extravaganza tonight, offering fans an opportunity to keep the party going. Torrential rains and persistent lightning on Wednesday evening forced the postponement of the Miracle’s July 4th game and holiday celebration. The Miracle will play a doubleheader today against the Dunedin Blue Jays. The [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County announces ‘Glam! Bam! River District,’ a Love That Dress! collection event, set for July 17

2018-07-05T19:00:08-04:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

   Red Door Photography is bringing glitz and glamour to the “Glam! Bam! River District” event on July 17 in downtown Fort Myers, benefiting PACE Center for Girls, Lee County and Love That Dress!. The evening features wine, tapas, raffle prize drawings, special performances by Glam! Bam! Burlesque and more, while also serving as one [...]

Dunkin’ Donuts announces new partnership with FGCU Athletics

2018-07-03T21:53:05-04:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

FGCU Eagles “Runs on Dunkin’” Dunkin’ Donuts of Southwest Florida is proud to announce it is now the Official Coffee of Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Athletics. FGCU Athletics will “Run on Dunkin’” with special Dunkin’ Donuts promotions and onsite giveaways at Eagles home games. “In 2013, the Eagles men’s basketball team put FGCU on [...]

Matanzas on the Bay announces prix fixe menu, daily Petey’s specials for summer

2018-07-02T23:06:07-04:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Lunch, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Four-course dinner, all-day happy hour, half-priced pizza and more on the menu Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach has introduced its prix fixe menu for summer 2018, as well as a variety of daily specials at Petey’s Upper Deck, Matanzas on the Bay’s upstairs sports bar. Summer offerings are available now through the [...]

Shangri-La Springs hosts five-course organic wine dinner July 26

2018-07-02T22:45:52-04:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Shangri-La Springs invites the community to experience an exclusive organic five-course wine dinner featuring the culinary talents of local catering business Artichoke & Company. The one-night-only dining experience will be held on Thursday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Shangri-La Springs’ Great House dining room. The wine dinner will feature a reception and a delectable [...]

Leadership NEXT program to explore America’s first solar-powered town on July 10 at Babcock Ranch

2018-07-02T22:36:37-04:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business leaders, will host a session and networking opportunity at America’s first solar-powered town, Babcock Ranch, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10. The program will take Leadership NEXT’s dynamic group of advancing professionals on an immersive exploration of Babcock Ranch, featuring guided tours of the [...]