Guadalupe Center requests back-to-school donations for Immokalee students

2021-07-29T14:28:39-04:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center is requesting donations of school supplies through its 29th annual Back-to-School Shoes & Supplies Drive, which outfits hundreds of students with new sneakers and school supplies. Requested items include writing utensils, paper products, art supplies, classroom supplies and student accessories. The National Retail Federation estimates the average household will spend $849 on back-to-school [...]

Vibe Yoga offers Parent’s Night Out with Kids’ Yoga

2021-07-29T09:55:54-04:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Vibe Yoga is offering parents an opportunity to plan a date night from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 13, 20 and 27 while kids ages 2-12 enjoy yoga, arts, crafts and games. The sessions recognize the chaos that comes with back-to-school time, and the need for parents and children to experience calm. In addition, parents [...]

Three reasons every business needs a blog on its website

2021-07-28T15:32:08-04:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Blogging|Tags: , , , |

Blogging was once viewed as a hobby, a way to self-publish unfiltered thoughts, stories and opinions on a website. Later, social media essentially replaced the blog as a self-publishing tool.  In recent years, though, blogging has reemerged as a necessity for businesses and nonprofits. Today, blogs help businesses spread the word about their products and services. [...]

Call It Closed International Realty adds Alex Zujovich as corporate broker in Nevada

2021-07-28T17:28:11-04:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Call It Closed International Realty is expanding its Nevada team with the hire of Alex Zujovich as corporate broker. The company is actively recruiting real estate agents across all Nevada markets, including Carson City, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas and Reno. Founded by Chad and Aprile Osborne, Call It Closed International Realty is the first and [...]

Client headlines: Multi-client pitches generate news coverage

2021-07-28T11:19:12-04:00July 28th, 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 July, when Tropical Storm Elsa’s projected path targeted Southwest Florida, Priority Marketing’s public relations team began proactively pitching stories and offer clients as subject-matter experts [...]

Things to do: Client events in August 2021

2021-07-29T16:59:32-04:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Featured Event - Love That Dress! Aug. 19-21: Pace Center for Girls, Lee County is hosting its annual Love That Dress! shopping event over three fun-filled days. Love That Dress! features a collection of 9,000 high-quality, brand-new boutique and gently used dresses, shoes, handbags and accessories sold at deeply discounted prices. Inventory will be continuously [...]

Charity for Change enhances its online platform and expands curriculum

2021-07-27T12:41:44-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Naples-based educational nonprofit Charity for Change has enhanced its school programs with a new online platform and expanded curriculum. The enhancements have been experienced by 1,000 students in summer programs at the Salvation Army Fran Cohen Youth Center, YMCA South Collier and Greater Naples and the Guadalupe Center. The new online platform improves functionality for [...]

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County to host Great Futures Grand Slam luncheon on Oct. 18

2021-07-27T11:57:34-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County is launching its annual Great Futures Start Here fundraising campaign at the Great Futures Grand Slam luncheon on Oct. 18. The Grand Slam luncheon starts at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 18 at the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County’s Nichols campus in Naples. The luncheon [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation welcomes seven new board members

2021-07-27T09:33:12-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, has sworn seven new members onto its board of directors, which is responsible for program oversight, fundraising, event coordination and public awareness campaigns. The Guardian ad Litem Foundation recruits, trains and supports volunteer child advocates who serve as the voice for abused, neglected and abandoned youth in [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware donates YETI coolers to Hope for Haiti

2021-07-27T09:20:14-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware, in partnership with Leadership Collier, has donated a shipment of YETI coolers to aid Hope for Haiti’s goal of increasing access to the COVID-19 vaccine within the island nation. The donation included seven large YETI coolers and 10 smaller YETI coolers, which will be used to store vaccines from the time doses [...]

Vibe Yoga offers free trauma-informed yoga classes for military and first responders and free meditation classes

2021-07-27T08:54:51-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Recognizing the healing she experienced from yoga for her own trauma, Lindsay Smith has opened Vibe Yoga at 13461 Parker Commons Blvd., Fort Myers, with the hope of bringing the benefit of yoga to all ages and skill levels. Vibe Yoga offers more than 20 classes weekly, including restorative, gentle, chair, all levels, power, yin, [...]

Avow hosts Aug. 5 job fair for nurses, social workers

2021-07-27T08:42:19-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Avow is hiring RNs, LPNs, CNAs, social workers and other healthcare positions, and is hosting a job fair from 2 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Avow campus at 1095 Whippoorwill Lane in Naples. Available bonuses are $2,000 for LPNs and CNA-HHAs, $5,000 for social workers and $15,000 for RNs. At the job fair, [...]

Volunteer donation brings more play-based learning to P.A. Geraci Center

2021-07-27T08:28:35-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Students attending the P.A. Geraci Child Development Center have received a new playground and outdoor space for more play-based learning, a need fulfilled by the generous donation of two long serving volunteers, Judy Diamond and Dennis Hendrickson. The new play area is landscaped, mulched, and enclosed with a fence, conveniently located next to several classrooms [...]

Dress for Success SW Florida announces fashion designers for signature fundraiser Aug. 27

2021-07-23T10:30:53-04:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Dress for Success SW Florida has almost reached its goal of a sold-out event and has only 52 tickets available for its signature fundraiser, A REcycled Night Through the Decades, on Friday, Aug. 27 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs. A REcycled Night Through [...]

Managing multiple prescriptions: Cypress Pharmacy launches ‘Cypress Packs’

2021-07-22T11:34:41-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Cypress Pharmacy has expanded its services with the launch of “Cypress Packs,” a personalized packaging solution for patients managing multiple prescriptions, over-the-counter medications and supplements. Cypress Packs feature a month’s supply of medications conveniently sorted into daily tear-away strips. The easy-to-open, multi-medication pouches are clearly labeled with the medication name and the date and time [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to hold 28th annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 8-10

2021-07-21T14:40:38-04:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will hold the 28th annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 8-10 to benefit the Conservancy’s commitment to water quality protection, as well as preservation and enhancement of local fisheries. The Friday Night Kickoff Party returns this year after a year off due to the pandemic Friday, Oct. [...]

Openings are still available in popular weekly ‘Camp Wonder’ sessions at Wonder Gardens

2021-07-21T12:26:42-04:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Wonder Gardens has openings for students entering grades 3-5 in weekly “Camp Wonder” summer camp sessions offering educational wildlife experiences, hands-on activities and science exploration. Open remaining sessions include: Plant Wonder, July 26-30. Campers will learn about different plants, what makes them unique, and the unusual ways we benefit from plants. Campers will learn [...]

Southwest Florida Music Education Center to bring world-class music education, life skills to neurodivergent students

2021-07-20T18:38:02-04:00July 20th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

A world-class music education center is coming to Southwest Florida. A partnership initiative with the Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs, the Southwest Florida Music Education Center (SWFLMEC) provides music education and life skills development for neurodivergent young adults. SWFLMEC will be one of only a few music education programs available to such [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to explore unique ways companies help their community at Aug. 18 luncheon

2021-07-20T08:44:43-04:00July 20th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 18 will explore the unique ways companies are helping their communities in Southwest Florida. Attendees of the Chamber luncheon will hear from a dynamic panel of local business professionals, who have implemented creative ways to serve their community. The five guest speakers include [...]

Growing Climate Solutions, community partners plant trees in Habitat for Humanity’s Whitaker Woods neighborhood

2021-07-19T14:30:43-04:00July 19th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Growing Climate Solutions, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Collier County, OneTree and Robbie’s Trees Fund, recently hosted a tree planting event at the Whitaker Woods neighborhood in Naples, helping spread climate-friendly trees and provide shade to affordable housing developments in Southwest Florida. “Building strong neighborhoods is about more than just infrastructure and simple [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. among best in 12 states at the Aurora Awards

2021-07-16T14:20:34-04:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|

Stevens Construction has won a Silver Aurora Award for PopStroke in the best commercial project category. Hosted by the Southeast Builder’s Conference, the Aurora Awards honor the best in construction in a 12-state region. With the objective of having something for everyone, PopStroke features a 6,901-square-foot open-air restaurant, bar, outdoor games and commercial kitchen. Adjacent [...]

Sponsors needed for annual ‘Clips for Cancer’ event to help children with cancer

2021-07-16T11:38:14-04:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Sponsors are needed for Clips for Cancer, a month-long event in September that raises the funds necessary to ensure that programs and services are available for the increasing number of local children diagnosed with cancer at Golisano Children’s Hospital. During childhood cancer awareness month, local community leaders will shave their heads to empower cancer patients [...]

The School District of Lee County to host Careers & Conversations July 29

2021-07-14T13:03:36-04:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Informational event to provide insight on teaching positions within the District The School District of Lee County is hosting Social Lee: Careers & Conversations, an informational event that will provide insight on teaching positions within the District, on Thursday, July 29 in Fort Myers. Ideal for prospective career-changers and working professionals, attendees will have the [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to explore importance, impact of Southwest Florida nonprofits at July 22 luncheon

2021-07-09T14:18:22-04:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will feature a nonprofit expo during its monthly luncheon on July 22, providing an opportunity for business professionals to learn more about nonprofit organizations that are members of the Chamber. Organizations that will be showcased include Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center, BelieveNBooks, Boys & Girls Club of [...]

Elite Jets hires 4 new pilots, charter consultant

2021-07-09T14:12:53-04:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Elite Jets has added four new pilots and a charter consultant to accommodate continued growth in the private travel industry. The Naples-based charter company employs approximately 40 aviation professionals. New pilots include Kevin Johnson, Allen Mounts, Tom Taylor and Michael Grebb, and Josh Simpson as executive charter consultant. “Elite Jets has grown steadily since the [...]

Child Care of Southwest Florida elevates STEAM instruction through grant

2021-07-09T14:04:46-04:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Child Care of Southwest Florida introduced additional STEAM instruction – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math – to students through a generous grant from the Cape Coral Community Foundation. The STEAM initiative brought hands-on learning opportunities to students in the nonprofit’s pre-Kindergarten program, as well as new curriculum and lesson plans for teachers to implement [...]

Leadership NEXT to discuss Fort Myers Beach development on July 13

2021-07-09T13:57:30-04:00July 9th, 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, July 13 at Bimini Bait Shack in Fort Myers. The Leadership NEXT program will discuss development occurring on Fort Myers Beach, covering a range of topics including the state of business on Fort Myers [...]

Stevens Construction completes Buena Vista Urgent Care

2021-07-08T13:34:43-04:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Stevens Construction has completed the construction management services of Buena Vista Urgent Care in Orlando, announced Michael Waskiewicz, Orlando division manager. Stevens Construction provided a complete interior and exterior renovation of an existing 6,700-square-foot building, which houses the primary and urgent care facility. Open 365 days a year, Buena Vista Urgent Care includes nine exam [...]

Crowder Bros. announces job opportunities at stores in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch

2021-07-07T11:03:37-04:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware and Crowder’s Gifts & Gadgets have announced new job opportunities at its store locations in Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch. Available jobs include cashiers, sales associates, maintenance associates and a receiver. “The pandemic helped community members rediscover their passion for grilling, painting, gardening and tackling DIY home improvement projects,” said Crowder Bros. [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware announces job opportunities at all locations

2021-07-07T10:57:27-04:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware has announced new job opportunities at each of its store locations across Southwest Florida, as well as corporate positions. Available jobs include cashiers, sales associates, account executives, maintenance associates, receivers, B2B specialists, inventory coordinator, district manager, floor supervisor and marketing coordinator. “The pandemic helped community members rediscover their passion for grilling, painting, [...]

Women in Business to explore best ways to jump-start your business at July 7 networking event

2021-07-02T15:58:28-04:00July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will explore tips for successfully jump-starting a new or current business during its networking event on Wednesday, July 7. Starting at 5:15 p.m., the program will feature a panel of five guest speakers that will share tips and common misconceptions in their areas of [...]

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