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Lee BIA Builders Care’s inaugural Charity Clay Shoot raises $25,000

2017-12-15T16:13:58+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Funds to support local homeowners in need Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), raised more than $25,000 during its inaugural Charity Clay Shoot on Dec. 8 at Bermont Shooting Club in Punta Gorda. Funds raised will support Lee BIA Builders Care efforts to provide emergency repairs [...]

Guadalupe Center unveils “Welcome Aboard” annual Signature Event auction items up for bid on Jan. 17

2017-12-14T15:34:33+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, is excited to announce five show-stopping items up for auction at its 2018 Signature Event, “Welcome Aboard.” Presented by The Moglia Family Foundation on behalf of Amy and Paul Heuerman, “Welcome Aboard” will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at [...]

Hughes Center for Functional Medicine welcomes Victor Marcial-Vega, M.D.

2017-12-14T15:20:34+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Integrative oncologist to speak on nutritional medicine at Food for Thought in Naples Dec. 18 Hughes Center for Functional Medicine, a medical practice in Naples, is pleased to announce the addition of Victor Marcial-Vega, M.D. With a focus on functional and integrative medicine, Marcial-Vega will provide comprehensive medical care to patients who have been diagnosed [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names patient, sibling as Child Artists for 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2017-12-14T12:55:23+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

A cancer diagnosis impacts the entire family, and the beauty of a strong sibling bond is reflected in the paintings of this year’s child artists, Matthew Singleton, a five-year-old leukemia patient, and his six-year-old brother, Steven. Matthew, who started remission in August 2015, is still undergoing treatment at Golisano Children’s Hospital, yet he is like [...]

Annual Shell Point Open Charity Golf Tournament raises $67,000 for future Arts Center

2017-12-14T11:19:21+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community, a resort-style, nonprofit continuing care retirement community in Fort Myers, recently hosted its 14th annual Shell Point Open Charity Golf Tournament, raising more than $67,000 to benefit the future Arts Center at Shell Point. Presented by The Legacy Foundation at Shell Point, the annual event brought 144 Southwest Florida golfers together [...]

Get Crafty: Bell Tower Shops to present arts and crafts event Dec. 20

2017-12-14T09:46:12+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops, a premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Southwest Florida, will host a holiday arts and crafts event from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at Center Court at Bell Tower Shops. Bell Tower Shops invites children to enjoy a variety of arts and crafts activities that are festively themed [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts Story Time with Santa Dec. 16

2017-12-13T12:48:04+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Santa Claus is coming to town early this year for a special storytelling event on Saturday, Dec. 16 at Bell Tower Shops, Southwest Florida’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Bringing holiday cheer to children and families throughout the region, Story Time with Santa will take place from noon to 2 p.m. at Center Court [...]

Live music, special menu on tap for New Year’s Eve at Society

2017-12-13T11:33:29+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Renowned DJ Robbie Rivera to play downstairs, Q and the Band live from rooftop Treehouse Ring in the New Year at Society, a new modern American restaurant at Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers. On Dec. 31, Society will offer a special four-course menu from 5 to 8 p.m. for $75 per person, followed by [...]

Society at Bell Tower Shops spreads cheer with holiday toy drive

2017-12-12T10:31:54+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Toy donations accepted through Dec. 14 to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital Celebrating the season of giving, Society, a new modern American restaurant at Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers, is spreading holiday cheer with a special toy drive to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital. Now through Thursday, Dec. 14, guests can bring a new, unwrapped toy [...]

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction completes 7-Eleven store in McKinney, Texas

2017-12-11T12:32:15+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction has completed the construction of a new 7-Eleven convenience store with gas station in McKinney, Texas. Located at the northwest corner of Craig Ranch and State Highway 121 in McKinney, Texas, the project included the ground-up construction of a 2,995-square-foot convenience store with six fuel pumps. Creighton’s team for this [...]

Bringing Florida home for the holidays: Naples Soap Company reveals limited-edition holiday scents

2017-12-08T17:13:39+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fragrances including Peppermint, Pumpkin Spice, Rosemary Thyme hit the shelves for limited time Just in time for the holidays, Naples Soap Company, Florida’s retail destination for natural, luxury skin care products, has revealed its line of limited-edition holiday scents, including Cotton Blossom, Cucumber Melon, Honeysuckle, Lemongrass, Pumpkin Spice, Spearmint Herbal, Peppermint, Plumeria and Rosemary Thyme [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names 2017-2018 trustees of the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2017-12-08T17:05:03+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced the 2017-2018 trustees of its annual signature fundraising event, the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest. Dedicated to supporting the organization’s mission to advance pediatric health care and health sciences in Southwest Florida, the 2017-2018 trustees include Bev and Art Cherry, Christin and David Collins, Cheryl and Dave Copham, [...]

The School District of Lee County to host New 2 Teaching Academy Jan. 8 – 19

2017-12-08T16:51:36+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County is hosting a New 2 Teaching Academy from Jan. 8 through Jan. 19, 2018. Taking place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School in Fort Myers, the two-week course will prepare budding teachers for a future career with the District by [...]

The Internet of Things – A Holiday Story

2017-12-08T11:17:54+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Blogging, Digital Marketing, Marketing, News, Web|

By Rich Lomeli, Senior Media Buyer It was weeks before Christmas as I watched my dad put up the tree. The wood in the fireplace crackled and the smell of pine and cinnamon filled the air as my mom made cookies in the kitchen. Christmas music played in the background. I cherished the time spent [...]

Client Spotlight – Ocean Prime

2017-12-08T11:21:25+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Blogging, Brands that Inspire, News, Public Relations|

As a new restaurant on Fifth Avenue South in Naples, Priority Marketing devised a strategic public relations plan to introduce the high-end seafood and steak restaurant to the community, generate exposure and build strategic community partnerships. Even before opening, Priority Marketing introduced Ocean Prime to the area’s top business and community leaders, as well as [...]

Golf course restoration complete, course reopens at Cypress Lake Country Club

2017-12-06T10:37:58+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers’ oldest and most historic private golf course, Cypress Lake Country Club, has been expertly restored to its original Dick Wilson design with updates designed to suit modern-day play resulting from changes in golf equipment and technologies. The private, member-only club spent $3.5 million on restorations including an extended course length to approximately 7,000 [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care, Land Solutions reveal home makeover for Fort Myers family

2017-12-05T13:29:49+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Just in time for the holidays, Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), came together with Land Solutions, Inc. to reveal an extensive home remodel for a Fort Myers family who is caring for a 7-year-old boy that was left motherless and quadriplegic following a fatal car [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company welcomes Scott Schneider as project manager

2017-12-05T10:58:05+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K), a construction contracting and management company in Fort Myers, has welcomed Scott Schneider to its team as a new project manager.   Originally from Michigan, Schneider brings more than 10 years of management experience to his position with O-A-K, including a well-rounded comprehension of operations ranging from mechanical, electrical and plumbing to [...]

Society at Bell Tower Shops celebrates opening of Treehouse rooftop bar

2017-12-05T10:15:59+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Treehouse grand opening event Dec. 7 to feature live music, happy hour specials Society, a new modern American restaurant at Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers, invites the community to the grand opening of its rooftop bar, Treehouse, on Thursday, Dec. 7. Throughout the evening, guests can enjoy live music with a special performance by [...]

Matanzas on the Bay to host fundraising event Dec. 8 benefiting Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida

2017-12-04T12:34:42+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay, an upscale-casual waterfront dining destination on Fort Myers Beach, is hosting its annual fundraising event for the Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida on Friday, Dec. 8. Throughout the day, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy caroling by the Symphonic Chorale, and Matanzas on the Bay will be donating a portion [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. presents $200,000 to Florida Gulf Coast University

2017-12-04T12:21:39+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is pleased to present $200,000 to Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) in support of the school’s health science programs. Promoting quality education for Southwest Florida’s next generation of health care providers, the contribution will help provide scholarships for deserving students enrolled in FGCU’s health science programs. In 2015, SWFL Children’s Charities, [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names four new beneficiaries of 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2017-12-01T15:18:26+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced four new beneficiaries of its 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest: PACE Center for Girls of Lee County, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, SalusCare, Inc. and The Heights Foundation. Collectively, these beneficiaries will receive 10 percent of the auction proceeds from the 2018 Southwest Florida Wine [...]

Elmquist Eye Group’s Fort Myers office reopens post-Hurricane Irma

2017-12-01T09:46:48+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Elmquist Eye Group has reopened its office in Fort Myers following a closure due to damage sustained from Hurricane Irma. Elmquist Eye Group’s Cape Coral and Shell Point offices resumed normal operations soon after the hurricane, enabling the team to continue serving patients throughout the duration of the Fort Myers office’s building repairs. A variety [...]

Artisan Eatery to open Dec. 4 in Fort Myers

2017-12-04T12:11:32+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Craft sandwich shop serving breakfast, lunch, dinner Artisan Eatery, a craft sandwich restaurant led by Philadelphia-trained chef Tim Yoa, will open its doors on Monday, Dec. 4 at 8951 Daniels Parkway in Fort Myers. Artisan Eatery will offer Southwest Florida the opportunity to experience delicious gourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual setting. [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware Celebrates Award-Recognized Customer Satisfaction with Stop on Cross-Country Tour

2017-11-30T10:57:48+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Ace Hardware’s J.D. Power Award Neighborhood Tour honors Ace ranking “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Improvement Retail Stores” 11 Years in a Row Ace’s Hardware’s J.D. Power Award Neighborhood Tour is headed to Southwest Florida. Sunshine Ace Hardware is celebrating Ace Hardware’s ranking of “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Improvement Retail Stores” for [...]

Shangri-La Springs to host Art & Nature Community Night “Dream or Reality” Dec. 13

2017-11-29T11:55:32+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Community event offers organic dining, yoga, massage treatments, artistic experiences geared for families Shangri-La Springs, a cultural historic property in downtown Bonita Springs, invites the Southwest Florida community to enjoy an array of artistic and tasteful experiences at its first Art & Nature Community Night “Dream or Reality” since being partially closed for renovations. The [...]

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

2017-11-29T11:36:00+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the members of its 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair, Richard Durnwald, financial advisor for Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, and co-chair Scott Fischer, CEO and founder of Scott Fischer Enterprises. The 2018 Business Hall of [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida introduces fall programs for Little Explorers

2017-11-29T10:32:42+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida has introduced its lineup of fall activities for Southwest Florida’s youngest conservationists through the Little Explorer Play Zone. Designed for children age 18 months to 5 years old, Little Explorer programs allow children to explore nature and discover wildlife through multi-sensory, interactive activities, stories and animal-themed crafts. No registration is required [...]

Santa Claus to bring holiday magic to Sunshine Ace Hardware stores throughout Southwest Florida

2017-11-29T10:26:27+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Sunshine Ace Hardware is spreading holiday cheer this season with its annual “Sunshine Saturday’s with Santa,” welcoming Santa Claus to its stores for special sightings throughout December. Ideal for holiday photo opportunities, Santa Claus will be available for meet-and-greets on Saturdays from Dec. 2 to Dec. 16 at Sunshine Ace Hardware stores across Southwest [...]

Tickets, sponsorships available for The News-Press Market Watch 2018: Focus on Real Estate

2017-11-28T10:05:06+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Three local real estate experts will provide important insights into the local residential, land and commercial real estate sectors at The News-Press Market Watch 2018: Focus on Real Estate from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Germain Arena. Tickets to the event are now on sale, with individual general admission tickets available for [...]

Waterside Shops Hosts Annual Toy Drive on Dec. 2 to Benefit Guadalupe Center

2017-11-28T09:38:52+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Waterside Shops, the Gulf Coast’s premier shopping and dining destination, will host its Annual Toy Drive on Saturday, Dec. 2, to benefit the children of the Guadalupe Center. Now through Friday, Dec. 1, guests can drop new, unwrapped toys at Waterside Shops’ Management Offices to ensure each child receiving life-transforming services at Guadalupe Center has [...]

Dunkin’ Donuts Celebrates Florida residents with “Cup of Thanks” Dec. 4

2017-11-27T12:23:42+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guests can enjoy a free small Iced Coffee at Florida Dunkin’ Donuts locations in appreciation for support following hurricane season Dunkin’ Donuts is celebrating Florida residents by offering a special customer appreciation promotion “Cup of Thanks” throughout its Florida locations on Monday, Dec. 4. In the aftermath of hurricane season, Dunkin’ Donuts is pleased to [...]

Registration now open for Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s fourth annual WaterWorks Luncheon

2017-11-27T11:44:07+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Water Brothers, eco-adventure filmmakers to keynote Jan. 18 event Registration is now available for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s fourth annual WaterWorks Luncheon, taking place at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18 at the Conservancy Nature Center. Advocating for Southwest Florida’s most valuable natural resource, water, the fundraising event will include lunch and a [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts holiday Yappy Hour Dec. 8, benefiting Gulf Coast Humane Society

2017-11-27T10:51:15+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pet-friendly, “howliday”-themed event to feature live music, fun and adoptable pets Bell Tower Shops and the Gulf Coast Humane Society have partnered to host a “howliday”-themed Yappy Hour block party on Friday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Court. Held on the second Friday of each month, Yappy Hour is the area's [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care, Stevens Construction reveal home makeover for Fort Myers homeowner

2017-11-22T15:43:05+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bathroom remodel and home modifications to improve quality of life for diabetic amputee Just in time for the holidays, Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) came together with Stevens Construction to grant a Fort Myers resident’s wish for a life-changing bathroom renovation and home makeover. On [...]

Fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk raises $20,700 for Lung Cancer Research Council

2017-11-21T14:03:39+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council’s fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk and Mile of Memories Memorial Walk on Nov. 4 raised more than $20,700 to benefit the Lung Cancer Research Council. Held at the Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, the 5K race recognized hundreds of loved ones that were lost to lung cancer, also [...]

Stevens Construction earns Contractor of the Year for seventh year

2017-11-21T10:02:21+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. earned four awards at the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Industry Awards event on Nov. 17, including the highest honor of Contractor of the Year. A panel of nationwide judges named Stevens Construction Contractor of the Year based on criteria such as the company’s achievement of goals, client relations, professional certifications and [...]

25 Years & Thankful

2017-11-21T14:15:14+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Blogging, News|

Your browser does not support the video tag. It’s Priority Marketing’s 25th anniversary, making this Thanksgiving season especially meaningful. To celebrate, we’re sharing the 25 things we are most thankful for. Clients achieving tremendous growth and success Truly offering full-service capabilities all performed in-house Our inspirational leader, Teri Hansen Decades working with loyal clients across [...]

Matanzas on the Bay’s inaugural Wine on the Waterfront raises $6,000 for Operation Open Arms

2017-11-20T13:59:48+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Proceeds to support nonprofit’s military outreach efforts Matanzas on the Bay hosted its inaugural “Wine on the Waterfront” fundraising event on Nov. 11, raising $6,000 to support the mission of Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military personnel. Event proceeds will support Operation [...]

Trustees of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. donate $110,000 to wine country fund in support of fire recovery

2017-11-20T12:51:22+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A group of trustees of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. have generously pooled together to donate $110,000 to the Redwood Credit Union (RCU) Community Fund to benefit the Napa Valley and Sonoma County communities hardest hit by the recent fires. Trustees including Art and Bev Cherry, Dave and Cheryl Copham, Fred and Elaine Hawkins, Skip and [...]

Registration available for Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Winter Camp

2017-11-20T12:45:29+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Winter Camp registration is now open to the public. The two-day camp will be held at the Conservancy Nature Center 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 27 and 28. Geared for children in second through fifth grades, Winter Camp offers a combination of outdoor adventures, live animal encounters and engaging [...]

Naples Velo Club presents more than $6,000 To Guadalupe Center for Hurricane Irma Relief

2017-11-20T10:56:06+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Donation will help local organization support children and families devastated by the hurricane Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through the education of children, was recently presented with a check for more than $6,000 to support its hurricane relief efforts from the Naples Velo Club. The Naples Velo Club, [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company honored for work on Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Complete Streets Initiative

2017-11-20T09:15:45+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) was recently honored by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Florida Region, receiving the Honor Award for Transportation-Roadways for its work on the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Complete Streets Initiative project. The award was presented by the DBIA Florida Region during its 2017 DBIA Florida Region Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. [...]

Guadalupe Center seeking gifts for annual Holiday Gift Shop for children in Immokalee

2017-11-20T13:07:07+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

As the season of giving approaches, Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, is inviting the Southwest Florida community to open their hearts and bring joy to families in need by donating new, unwrapped gifts for the organization’s annual Holiday Gift Shop, which provides Christmas presents for children [...]

Cypress Lake Country Club honors former member, the WWII “Pajama Pilot” during Veterans Day Tribute and Bridge Dedication

2017-11-17T12:08:32+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

On Veterans Day, Cypress Lake Country Club paid tribute to the late Lt. Philip Rasmussen, a former member and highly decorated war hero, best known as the WWII “Pajama Pilot.” During the ceremony, a bridge on the newly renovated golf course was dedicated in memory of Lt. Rasmussen and in honor of all veterans. Special [...]

2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, raises $100,000 for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

2017-11-16T12:41:53+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Laureates Edward V. Staros and Mark Wilson inducted into Business Hall of Fame   Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recently raised $100,000 during its 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County event at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples beach resort in Naples. Funds will benefit local Junior Achievement programs, which prepare students for business success through hands-on [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts World Wildlife Conservation Day activities, programs Dec. 2

2017-11-16T12:36:06+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Every year, the Conservancy cares for approximately 3,800 injured, sick and orphaned native animals. In honor of World Wildlife Conservation Day, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting a special day of family-friendly activities from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 at the Conservancy Nature Center. Dedicated to raising awareness of the need [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company begins Parish Life Center at St. John XXIII Catholic Church

2017-11-16T10:49:34+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has begun construction of the Parish Life Center at St. John XXIII Catholic Church, located at 13060 Palomino Lane in Fort Myers. The 22,000-square-foot Parish Life Center will include a large gathering hall with a commercial kitchen for hosting social, spiritual and ministerial events; multipurpose flex-rooms, classrooms and offices to accommodate the [...]

The School District of Lee County, Florida to host Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair Dec. 7

2017-11-16T10:44:31+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

District hiring educators for the 2018-19 school year The School District of Lee County in Florida is hosting a Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair for prospective education professionals on Thursday, Dec. 7. Interviews will be held between 5 – 7 p.m. EST, providing opportunities for out-of-state candidates to learn more about The School District of Lee [...]

Pavese Law Firm’s Katherine English appointed chair of SHARE Council for University of Florida Institute of Food & Agriculture Services

2017-11-16T10:34:20+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm attorney Katherine English has been elected chair of the SHARE Council for University of Florida Institute of Food & Agriculture Services, to serve 2017-2019. The Special Help for Agricultural Research and Education (SHARE) Council is a volunteer-led group dedicated to the development of the University of Florida Institute of Food & Agricultural [...]

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