Realtor Samantha Marker named to National Association of Realtors’ 30 Under 30

2021-03-31T11:42:14-04:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association (RPCRA) is proud to announce one of its distinguished members, Samantha Marker of Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group, has been named to the National Association of Realtors’ REALTOR Magazine 2021 class of 30 Under 30. The prestigious 30 Under 30 listing recognizes the country’s rising stars in real estate who [...]

Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers announces proposed revitalization project within the greater Dunbar community

2021-03-30T18:58:45-04:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Housing Authority a finalist for $30 million HUD grant The Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers (HACFM) is proposing a transformation plan for the greater Dunbar community and has been named one of five finalists for a $30 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Land Development’s (HUD). HACFM has [...]

HF scientific Partners with Enrich Products Ionization to Launch Real-time Copper Silver Monitoring Technology

2021-03-30T13:16:25-04:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

HF scientific, a Watts brand, has partnered with Enrich Products Ionization (EPI) to release the Copper-Silver Monitor (CSM) designed to measure, monitor, and report daily on the concentration of copper and silver in potable water ionization systems. CSM ensures ionization system adjustments are based on real-time data interpretation. This technology is exclusively available through EPI. [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to explore best practices for work-based learning programs at April 28 luncheon

2021-03-29T12:26:26-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on Wednesday, April 28 will highlight internships and what employers need to know about organizing impactful internship experiences for future professionals. For many, an internship is more than a job. In fact, a work-based learning program can be career-affirming or career-altering. Guest speaker Ashleigh Droz, director [...]

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County seeking virtual volunteers to lead education programs

2021-03-29T12:09:52-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County is expanding its virtual programs to include additional volunteer opportunities for guest speakers, businesses and organizations in Southwest Florida. New virtual volunteer opportunities include: Career exploration: Guest speakers can discuss the pros and cons of their chosen career. Past volunteers represented health care, finance, education, legal, retail, [...]

The Preserve welcomes Ryan Keller as Executive Director

2021-03-25T13:34:15-04:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Ryan Keller, NHA, has been named the new Executive Director for The Preserve, a skilled nursing and assisted living community in Fort Myers. Keller is transferring from within the Volunteers of America organization after serving as the Associate Executive Director for Homestead at Anoka in Minnesota since 2012. With his nine years of senior living [...]

Women in Business to explore volunteer opportunities in Southwest Florida at April 7 networking event

2021-03-25T13:23:44-04:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will offer valuable insight on volunteer opportunities with area nonprofit organizations during its networking event on Wednesday, April 7. Welcoming 11 nonprofits from across Southwest Florida, this month’s Women in Business program will showcase opportunities to volunteer within each organization. Participating nonprofits include Alliance [...]

Community Cooperative announces PB&J drive

2021-03-24T12:44:13-04:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Community Cooperative is asking businesses and the community to help support a Peanut Butter & Jelly collection drive through April 21. Peanut butter and jelly are some of the most frequently requested items at mobile food pantries because it is kid-friendly, shelf-stable, and protein-rich. Community Cooperative will be gathering supplies to keep shelves stocked all [...]

Client headlines: Kids’ Minds Matter, NAMI Collier County and more

2021-03-24T11:59:49-04:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Each month, we spotlight some of the outstanding media coverage of our clients’ news and events. You’ll see them featured frequently in newspapers and magazines, on television and radio, and on blogs and social media.  In March, Priority Marketing helped generate earned media coverage in advance of Unmasking the Epidemic, a virtual event hosted by Kids’ Minds Matter that addressed growing concerns with mental [...]

Things to do: Client events in April 2021

2021-03-24T11:27:43-04:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Client Events for April 2021 Through April 3: Norman Love Confections’ 2021 Easter Collection is available through April 3 at chocolate salons in Fort Myers, Naples and Estero, as well as online at NormanLoveConfections.com. The collection features 10 rich egg crèmes enveloped in white, dark and milk chocolate, along with many other exciting Easter gifts and novelties. LINK: Easter Collection  [...]

What ‘other duties as assigned’ means at Priority Marketing

2021-03-30T16:45:55-04:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Blogging|Tags: , , , |

Priority Marketing is a full-service marketing agency that employs more than 40+ full-time professionals. It is the largest firm in Southwest Florida with a history dating back to 1992.   Our team includes account managers, graphic designers, writers, media buyers, web developers, marketing coordinators, social media specialists, videographers, communication specialists, production managers and administrative support professionals.  A headline on our homepage, in bold font, proclaims We Do It All...  How do [...]

Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association hires Angela Foster as director of professional development

2021-03-23T13:52:06-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association (RPCRA) has announced the hiring of Angela Foster as director of professional development. Foster brings more than 20 years of experience to her director role, where she will be responsible for creating and managing RPCRA’s professional development offerings that empower Realtor members to expand their careers and stand out [...]

Better Together launches new website with resources for families, employers and community partners

2021-03-23T09:39:39-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Web|Tags: , , , |

Better Together, a voluntary, community-driven alternative to foster care, has launched a redesigned website designed to offer an improved user experience while raising awareness of the organization’s mission and its two programs – Better Families and Better Jobs. The Better Together website serves as a referral source for families seeking a preventative to foster care. [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to host second annual Cornhole Tournament on April 16

2021-03-22T13:49:04-04:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

For its second year, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is bringing back its popular Cornhole Tournament on Friday, April 16. The second annual Cornhole Tournament will offer a fun, friendly competition for up to 32 teams with double-elimination rounds leading to the tournament champion. The competition will take place at Florida Repertory Theatre’s [...]

Better Together welcomes Christian Spilker to board of directors

2021-03-19T14:28:00-04:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Better Together, a voluntary, community-driven alternative to foster care, has named Christian Spilker to its board of directors. Spilker is the senior vice president of land for Collier Enterprises, a family-owned company headquartered in Naples. A biologist by training, Christian guides the company through the sensitive environmental permitting process for its land holdings and works [...]

Mike Isabella joins Stevens Construction Inc.

2021-03-18T10:18:41-04:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Mike Isabella has joined Stevens Construction as estimator, announced Dan Adams, vice president, south Florida and principal. Bringing 25 years of Southwest Florida construction experience, Isabella has an impressive background in all components of the electrical scope, including preconstruction and installation. As estimator, Isabella will manage the overall bid process for projects located in Southwest [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s guided nature walks resume at Clam Pass

2021-03-18T10:00:22-04:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Now, more than ever, residents and visitors of Southwest Florida are enjoying Southwest Florida’s ever-enchanting natural environment. As of March 1, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s guided tours have resumed operations at Clam Pass Park. These free walks require a reservation, and the maximum group size is five individuals. Naturalists and participants are required to [...]

Hole Montes completes Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point

2021-03-16T14:22:00-04:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Hole Montes has completed site planning and utilities work for the newly opened Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point Retirement Community. The two-story, 44,000-square-foot Tribby Arts Center is a performing arts center dedicated to visual and performing arts, as well as educational programming. The building includes a grand entrance and atrium gallery, 400-seat auditorium, art [...]

NAMI Collier County offers monthly puppy therapy

2021-03-16T14:11:26-04:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

In a time when physical contact is discouraged, NAMI (National Association for Mental Illness) Collier County is bringing furry “hugs” to participants. Petland Naples brings puppies to the Sarah Ann Drop-In Center once a month to interact with visitors who come to the center to participate in support groups and social and recreational activities. “They [...]

NAMI Collier County launches new Forensic Peer Support Group

2021-03-16T12:45:45-04:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

This month, NAMI Collier County launched a new Forensic Peer Support Group to support people with mental health diagnoses who are involved in the criminal justice system. The free support group will meet weekly on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon at NAMI’s Sarah Ann Drop-In Center in Naples. The goal of the Forensic Peer [...]

The School District of Lee County to host virtual Talent Connection Event on April 26-30

2021-03-15T16:09:44-04:00March 15th, 2021|Categories: Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The School District of Lee County will host its virtual Talent Connection Event on April 26-30 to hire certified teachers for the 2021-22 academic year. With a growing enrollment of more than 95,000 students and 120 schools, the District will conduct virtual interviews to connect talented, high-energy educators with instructional vacancies for the upcoming school [...]

Leadership NEXT to ‘wine down’ at The Wine Room on April 13

2021-03-12T12:14:42-05:00March 12th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will host a networking program from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13 at The Wine Room in Fort Myers. A wine bar and retail shop in downtown Fort Myers, The Wine Room offers wine tastings, wine by the glass, wine bottle purchases and beer [...]

NAMI Collier County achieves national accreditation

2021-03-10T14:04:06-05:00March 10th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

NAMI Collier County has achieved national accreditation for the fourth consecutive year through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). NAMI Collier County’s mission it to improve the quality of life for individuals and families affected by serious mental illnesses through education, support and advocacy. Due to the pandemic slowing down processes, it took NAMI [...]

Sponsors announced for Pace Center for Girls, Lee County’s 2021 Grande Dames Tea

2021-03-09T11:21:50-05:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has announced the sponsors of its virtual 2021 Grande Dames Tea on March 11, when Pace will honor three local women – Naomi Bloom, Mariel Goss and Robin Krivanek – for their significant impact on the community. The 13th annual event is presented by the Gunterberg Charitable Foundation and [...]

International Women’s Day offers inspiration, satisfaction

2021-03-09T09:33:38-05:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Blogging|Tags: , , , |

International Women’s Day is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of women.  Held every March 8, the annual event often comes and goes without much fanfare. This year, however, it was different. Everyone from corporate brands, small businesses and nonprofits to celebrities and media personalities recognized Women's Day. They took to social media and the airwaves to honor the strong women who have shaped [...]

Andrew Hill Investment Advisors hosts March 10 cybersecurity webinar

2021-03-08T09:47:54-05:00March 8th, 2021|Categories: Cybersecurity, Data Protection, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Web|Tags: , , , , |

Andrew Hill Investment Advisors is hosting a March 10 webinar offering tips to avoid the surge in cybersecurity threats impacting investments and financial livelihoods. Led by identity fraud expert Carrie Kerskie, the webinar will review tactics that cybercriminals are using to hack into personal data and investment portfolios, as well as outline strategies for both [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida raises $1.4 million during Magic Under the Mangroves virtual gala, ‘The Magic Hour’

2021-03-05T17:21:01-05:00March 5th, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s annual fundraising event, Magic Under the Mangroves, brought in $1.4 million to support the Conservancy’s longstanding mission of protecting the water, land, wildlife and future in Southwest Florida. This year’s event, themed “The Magic Hour,” was chaired by Katrina Lundmark-Kash with Carol Walter serving as vice-chair. Held virtually this year [...]

Eggscape the ordinary with Norman Love Confections’ 2021 Easter Collection

2021-03-05T15:30:21-05:00March 5th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Create precious memories with “some bunny” special by Eggscaping the ordinary with ultra-premium chocolates from Norman Love Confections’ 2021 Easter Collection. Featuring 10 rich egg crèmes enveloped in white, dark and milk chocolate, Norman Love Confections is introducing its limited-edition 2021 Easter Collection. In addition to delectable favorites strawberry, raspberry, cherry and passion fruit, the [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida collects six ADDY awards, Best of Show for excellence in print, digital campaigns

2021-03-04T14:36:46-05:00March 4th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The American Advertising Federation has again honored the Conservancy of Southwest Florida for its creative excellence in advertising and marketing for both print and digital campaigns. The Conservancy received seven ADDY Awards through AdFed’s Southwest Florida region, which covers agencies, organizations and businesses in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. The ADDY Awards are [...]

Sponsors announced for virtual Market Trends 2021 on March 9

2021-03-04T12:00:10-05:00March 4th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Event sponsors have been announced for Market Trends 2021, a free virtual real estate forum taking place on Tuesday, March 9. Market Trends 2021 is presented by title sponsors LSI Companies, Lee Building Industry Association and Collier Building Industry Association, where the area’s leading voices in real estate will provide updates on the latest market [...]

Naples teen recognized as Boys & Girls Club’s Youth of the Year

2021-03-02T16:55:37-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|

Fundraising extended to generate additional support The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County announced Lovensky Germain as its 2021 Youth of the Year, honoring the Naples teen for his achievements at the club, in the classroom and around the community. The Youth of the Year program honors students who exemplify the virtues of good [...]

Matanzas on the Bay features dining and drink specials with live music on St. Patrick’s Day

2021-03-02T16:53:08-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|

On the menu: Dave's Dockside Famous Corned Beef and Cabbage Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with festive dining and drink specials on Wednesday, March 17, accompanied by scenic waterfront views and live entertainment in the evening. Starting at 11 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day, Matanzas on the [...]

Stevens Construction completes Evans Avenue Utility Project

2021-03-02T16:50:44-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|

Stevens Construction has completed a utilities improvement project for the City of Fort Myers, announced Dan Adams, vice president, south Florida and partner. Stevens Construction provided a new storm drainage system, sanitary system, water mains and utility connections to the residences along a quarter mile of Evans Avenue from Dr. Ella Piper Way to Provident [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County to host 2021 Grande Dames Tea on March 11

2021-03-02T16:45:09-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|

Virtual event to honor Naomi Bloom, Mariel Goss and Robin Krivanek Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has announced its virtual 2021 Grande Dames Tea on March 11, when Pace will honor three local women – Naomi Bloom, Mariel Goss and Robin Krivanek – for their significant impact on the community. Pace’s annual Grande Dames [...]

Dr. Trevor Elmquist of Elmquist Eye Group earns place again on Castle Connolly list of ‘Top Doctors’

2021-03-02T16:41:47-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|

For the 10th year, Dr. Trevor Elmquist of Elmquist Eye Group has been honored as one of the region’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a research and publishing company created to help consumers identify the best health care providers. Elmquist has been included annually in Castle Connolly’s regional directory of “Top Doctors” for [...]

Better Together to host pop-up community job fair March 3

2021-03-02T16:57:18-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|

Better Together is hosting a pop-up community job fair for Southwest Florida residents from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3 in Fort Myers. The church-based job fair will connect job seekers with local employers who are ready to hire immediately. The community job fair is part of Better Together’s “Better Jobs” program, which [...]

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