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Six tips for getting your articles published in newspapers, magazines

2018-10-12T17:34:29+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Blogging|

Newspapers employ half as many journalists as they did a decade ago, according to the Pew Research Center, a byproduct of declining revenue as readers consume more news and information online from non-traditional sources. That doesn’t necessarily mean news from your company or organization won’t be printed. You might need to put on a reporter [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to review proposed amendments to Florida’s constitution at its Oct. 18 luncheon

2018-10-11T18:36:12+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Attendees of October’s General Membership Meeting of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will be treated to a non-partisan discussion of constitutional amendments on the November ballot. Chris Lopez, director of public policy for the Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association, will offer a comprehensive overview of 12 proposed amendments and revisions to the Florida [...]

Baycross Christian Family Foundation catapults children’s healthcare at Golisano in 5 million ways

2018-10-12T03:18:32+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

$5 Million Gift Changes Future Landscape of Children’s Healthcare in Southwest Florida through Little Red Wagon Fund Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida has received a momentous $5 million unrestricted donation from Baycross Christian Family Foundation to benefit the Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Little Red Wagon Fund and support its efforts to fulfill the region’s most [...]

Brown & Brown Insurance of Southwest Florida charity golf tournament raises more than $30,000 for Child Care of Southwest Florida

2018-10-09T22:53:22+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

More than 100 golfers recently came together for the third annual Brown & Brown Insurance of Southwest Florida Charity Golf Outing, raising more than $30,000 in support of Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. Presented by Brown & Brown Insurance of Southwest Florida, the four-person scramble golf tournament featured a round of championship golf, breakfast [...]

Multi-center study of ILUVIEN implant treatments demonstrates improvements for patients with vision loss due to diabetic macular edema

2018-10-09T22:41:23+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Retina Health Center has presented results of a national, multi-center study of ILUVIEN involving retinal patients from four centers including Cincinnati Eye, Georgia Retina, Retina Health Center and Southern Eye. The findings of the study were presented at the 18th EURETINA Congress in Vienna, Austria by Dr. Alexander Eaton, founder and director of Retina Health [...]

SVN|KOVA Fort Myers expands specialties within Cape Coral market, announces hire of Jesse Marker, Bob O’Connor

2018-10-08T20:47:27+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

SVN|KOVA Fort Myers is pleased to announce the expansion of its services to the Cape Coral market with the hire of Jesse Marker, Esq. as associate advisor and Bob O’Connor as advisor, appointed to lead SVN|KOVA’s new Cape Coral Market Team. The development of SVN|KOVA’s Cape Coral Market Team is a result of the growing [...]

Cypress Pharmacy now offering in-store cholesterol and glucose screenings

2018-10-08T18:27:14+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Cypress Pharmacy, an independent, locally owned community pharmacy, has expanded its patient preventative health care services, now offering convenient, affordable in-store cholesterol and glucose screenings. “Unfortunately, many men and women are unaware of their current cholesterol and glucose levels, and not knowing can pose a huge threat,” said T.J. DePaola, pharmacist-in-charge and president of Cypress [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. announces 2018-2019 board of directors

2018-10-08T20:03:19+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is pleased to introduce its 2018-2019 board of directors, recently elected during the organization’s annual trustee meeting to serve a two-year term. The 2018-2019 board of directors is led by Sandy Stilwell-Youngquist as president and Jason Stephens as vice president, in addition to Debbie Toler as vice president of public relations, [...]

Bell Tower Shops presents ‘Halloween Howl’ Yappy Hour on Oct. 12

2018-10-05T22:02:11+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

With Halloween on the horizon, Bell Tower Shops is hosting a canine costume contest at its Oct. 12 Yappy Hour event. “Halloween Howl” runs from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 in the breezeway near World of Beer. Pet owners are encouraged to dress their four-legged family members in their Halloween costume – [...]

Dr. Sarah Eccles-Brown of Elmquist Eye Group named a ‘Notable Nole’ by Florida State University

2018-10-05T18:26:14+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Florida State University’s Alumni Association has named Dr. Sarah Eccles-Brown to its list of Notable Noles, a program that honors young graduates making significant contributions to their professions, communities or alma mater. Eccles-Brown, a board-certified ophthalmologist and partner at Elmquist Eye Group, is the practice’s lead surgeon responsible for premium cataract surgery, eyelid surgery, LASIK [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Naples Zoo expand partnership to research Burmese pythons

2018-10-05T18:20:35+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Naples Zoo to donate $75,000 toward Conservancy’s python research program The Conservancy of Southwest Florida and Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens established a partnership to advance Burmese python research and education in Southwest Florida. The two longtime neighbors on the Gordon River Greenway in Naples will study the impact of Burmese pythons on native wildlife. [...]

24 craft breweries participating in ‘Pumptober-Fest’ beer festival at Bell Tower Shops on Oct. 13

2018-10-04T00:11:53+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Volunteers still needed for event benefiting Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Foundation Bell Tower Shops has announced the final list of 24 craft breweries participating in Pumptober-Fest on Oct. 13, and the lineup has a decidedly Florida flair. All but six of the participating breweries hail from the Sunshine State, with a half-dozen brewing [...]

Bell Tower Shops announces fall performers, dates for Thursday Night Live Concert Series

2018-10-03T00:55:31+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops’ popular Thursday Night Live Concert Series is continuing through the fall with performances featuring some of Southwest Florida’s top musicians in a lively setting. Upcoming performers include Soulixer, Brett Wiscons, Sheena Brook, Patchouli and Renata, each of whom offers unique musical stylings. Thursday Night Live is a free, open-air concert series spotlighting [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware donates more than $13,000 in support of ‘Care for Collier’ and ‘SWFL Cares’

2018-10-02T01:03:34+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware has raised more than $13,000 in support of two fundraising initiatives that are helping Southwest Florida businesses and residents recover from the region’s water quality crisis. The local hardware company divided the total amount raised equally, presenting more than $6,000 to the organizations behind the two relief efforts, the Community Foundation of [...]

Owner of GCM Contracting Solutions to discuss innovations in dry stack marina technology at international conference in Greece

2018-09-27T23:52:10+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|

Robert Brown, owner and president of GCM Contracting Solutions, will present an overview of the innovative Automated Storage and Retrieval (ASAR) system to a worldwide audience of marine and boating executives at a global conference in Greece. Through its subsidiary Safe Harbour Dry Stacks, GCM Contracting Solutions, an industry leader in commercial construction and design-build [...]

SVN|KOVA Naples appoints Felipe Arcila as its newest real estate advisor

2018-09-27T21:51:11+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

SVN|KOVA Naples has welcomed Felipe Arcila to its team as the company’s newest real estate advisor. As a result of its steady growth within the SVN Network, a globally recognized commercial real estate brand, SVN|KOVA Naples is expanding its team to keep up with the growth in commercial real estate transactions. As part of the [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care appoints financier Steve Krystyniak to board of directors

2018-09-27T21:13:25+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has appointed Steve Krystyniak to its board of directors. Krystyniak is a commercial lender with Preferred Community Bank, which is merging with Achieva Credit Union on Sept. 30, where he’s responsible for creating and sustaining relationships with commercial banking customers [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities presents $2.36 million in grants to beneficiaries of 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2018-10-05T01:46:44+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has presented grants totaling $2.36 million to seven beneficiaries of the 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to enhance pediatric health care and education programs. Golisano Children’s Hospital, Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College are the main beneficiaries, and a portion of auction proceeds also were awarded [...]

Martin County schools to present facts, data at information sessions leading up to sales tax vote on Nov. 6

2018-10-05T18:03:08+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Martin County residents are invited to a series of information sessions to learn more about the school district’s finances, capital needs and half-percent sales tax referendum. The Nov. 6 ballot includes a referendum asking Martin County voters to increase the sales tax by a half-cent, from 6 percent to 6.5 percent, for a period of [...]

Stevens Construction begins Longevity Performance Center

2018-10-04T17:37:49+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has started construction on Longevity Performance Center in Naples, announced Dan Adams, vice president south Florida. Scheduled to open in late 2018, Longevity Performance Center joins technology, artificial intelligence and scientific algorithms to create a new approach to health, wellness and fitness. This is the inaugural Longevity Performance Center established by Landmark Hospital [...]

Leadership NEXT to study death, funeral business at Oct. 9 program

2018-10-04T16:50:38+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Advancing business leaders will have an opportunity to learn about death and the funeral business during the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership NEXT program in October. The session begins at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Harvey-Englehardt Funeral & Cremation Services, 1600 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. Harvey-Englehardt managing partner Tim Hauck [...]

Experience Día de los Muertos traditions at Shangri-La Springs’ Cultural Halloween event Oct. 31

2018-09-25T21:43:53+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shangri-La Springs invites the community to enjoy experiences inspired by the holiday Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, during its Cultural Halloween event on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. During the free family-friendly event, guests are transported to Oaxaca, Mexico to experience the traditional celebration in which families and [...]

Creighton Construction & Development completes 7-Eleven store in Poinciana

2018-09-25T21:37:26+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Creighton Construction & Development has completed the construction of a new 7-Eleven convenience store with gas station in Poinciana, Florida. Located at 398 Marigold Ave. in Poinciana, the project includes the ground-up construction of a 3,000-square-foot convenience store with six fuel pumps and 12 fueling stations. Creighton’s team for this project was led by project [...]

Florida school district to recruit teachers at Appalachian State’s job fair on Oct. 3

2018-09-25T19:15:45+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County, located in sunny Southwest Florida, will be participating in Appalachian State University’s Internship and Career Fair on Oct. 3. Headquartered in Fort Myers, the School District of Lee County educates nearly 95,000 students and is the 33rd-largest school district in America. Lee County schools are recruiting prospective teachers and [...]

Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point to host October classes on history, public policy and environment

2018-10-03T02:51:20+00:00September 25th, 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 October Academy classes, which will feature educational discussions on world explorers, public policy and one of the ocean’s most abundant marine turtle species. Classes will take place on Oct. 8, Oct. 22 and Oct. 25 at Shell [...]

Gulf Coast Village pastor Tom Hafer releases ‘Everybody’s Beautiful,’ a new book aiming to bridge divisiveness through religion

2018-09-24T19:40:00+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village pastor and physical therapist Tom Hafer has released his eighth book to address divisive ideologies that are fragmenting the human population. Everybody’s Beautiful, now available on Amazon, carries a tagline of “One Love. One God. One Human Tribe.” The book discusses how loving faith communities can become fragmented, hostile tribes when the [...]

The Amazing Ninja Brothers: New middle grade book series teaches empathy for children with behavioral challenges

2018-09-21T19:43:46+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Grandfather and child advocate Robert Martin releases first book in series, ‘Entering the Deep Unknown,’ during National ADHD month with book sales to benefit children’s foundation Author and child advocate Robert Martin is releasing a new children’s book series, The Amazing Ninja Brothers, that uses storytelling to create awareness and understanding about youth living with [...]

New Dunkin’ Donuts opens at The Forum in Fort Myers

2018-09-21T18:11:34+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Dunkin’ Donuts is now open at The Forum, 3426 Forum Blvd. in Fort Myers. Coffee lovers are in for a treat with Dunkin’ Donuts’ grand opening celebration on Saturday, Sept. 29, also National Coffee Day, and from noon to 4 p.m., guests will enjoy a free hot coffee with the purchase of any size hot [...]

Junior Achievement announces sponsors for 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2018-09-21T17:29:04+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Thirtieth annual celebration to induct Jeff Fridkin, Adria Starkey into Business Hall of Fame Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced the sponsors for its 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County event, which will be the 30th annual celebration recognizing Collier’s top entrepreneurs and business leaders. Encore Urology is the title sponsor for the event. [...]

Gulf Coast Village to host free Alzheimer’s Education Workshop on Oct. 3 in Cape Coral

2018-09-20T21:08:48+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village is sponsoring a free Alzheimer’s Education Workshop to present information and options for individuals supporting those with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other neurological diseases that impact seniors. The workshop, titled “Planning for your Quality of Life on the Path Ahead,” will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at [...]

Tickets for the Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans Fort Myers Tip-Off On Sale Thursday

2018-09-20T20:52:32+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tickets for the inaugural Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans Fort Myers Tip-Off go on sale Thursday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. Fans can purchase tickets to experience elite college basketball in Fort Myers at Suncoast Credit Union Arena by visiting www.fortmyerstipoff.com or by calling 239-481-4849. The Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans Fort Myers Tip-Off will [...]

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar welcomes music fans to 2018 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest on Sept. 28-30

2018-10-02T16:54:28+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar again has been selected to host performing artists and music fans attending the 2018 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest on Fort Myers Beach. Island Hopper is multi-city, multi-day music festival that attracts thousands of music lovers in town to see more than 75 singer-songwriters from across the country. The event [...]

Matanzas on the Bay to host musicians, music fans for Island Hopper Songwriter Fest on Sept. 28-30

2018-10-02T16:52:13+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay is among eight sites on Fort Myers Beach hosting the final weekend of the 2018 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, a multi-day music festival that features more than 75 singer-songwriters from around the country. Island Hopper is a multi-city music festival that attracts thousands of music lovers to Southwest Florida. The event [...]

Instagram, Facebook offer platform for restaurants and businesses to capitalize on social media influencers

2018-09-17T17:58:41+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Blogging|

Everyone’s a critic. The old saying has never been truer than today, when each of us can instantly proclaim our praise (or disdain) for a meal, a business, a tourist attraction or a hotel. While professionally trained critics, like a magazine’s fashion expert or a newspaper’s restaurant critic, have an extensive audience, most of [...]

SVN|KOVA boosts compelling package of client services with addition of Valuation and Advisory Services Division

2018-09-14T18:29:00+00:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|

Southwest Florida’s premier full-service commercial real estate company launches “client first” advisory division   SVN|KOVA, Southwest Florida’s full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, now includes institutional-quality valuation and advisory services. The Valuation and Advisory Services Division of SVN|KOVA provides a host of appraisal services, complementing the full range of commercial real estate offerings to the [...]

Leadership University brings health care leadership series to Southwest Florida in 2018-19

2018-09-13T20:40:32+00:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Leaders in health care will converge in Southwest Florida for an exclusive eight-month Leadership University program beginning December 2018. Presented by Gulf Coast Village, Volunteers of America and LindaShell.com, Leadership University is a nationally proven program for long-term care, acute and clinical health professionals. The program features six days of powerful teaching, interactive activities, discussions, [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware hosts third annual Bonita Ladies Night Out “Heels, Hounds and Hardware” Nov. 15, benefiting Brooke’s Legacy Animal Rescue

2018-09-13T20:07:44+00:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware is calling all ladies in Southwest Florida to enjoy a night of fun during its third annual Bonita Ladies Night Out, “Heels, Hounds and Hardware” on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Sunshine Ace Hardware store in Bonita Springs, located at 9100 Bonita Beach Rd. Ladies will enjoy [...]

What’s it weigh? Contest asks Facebook users to guess weight of the bell at Bell Tower Shops

2018-09-12T20:31:11+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops is launching a social media contest asking shoppers and community members to guess the weight of its trademark bell. The large metal bell hung for years in an enclosed tower above Bell Tower Shops’ northeast entrance, directly above the sign for Blue Pointe Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill. The signature bell stands [...]

Guadalupe Center announces ‘Old Hollywood’ theme for 2019 Signature Event at Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort

2018-09-07T17:48:21+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has announced its 2019 Signature Event will feature a theme of “Old Hollywood: The Glitz, The Glamour, The Giving.” The Signature Event will be held Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. “Old Hollywood” will offer a nod to the Golden Age of Hollywood in the early- to mid-1900s. In addition [...]

Southwest Florida’s first smart marina to open in Spring 2019

2018-09-07T00:43:09+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Construction underway at Gulf Star Marina on Fort Myers Beach Carroll Properties has broken ground on a new state-of-the-art boat storage facility on Fort Myers Beach. Gulf Star Marina is the region’s first smart marina and the first in the world to feature A.S.A.R., Automated Storage and Retrieval. This technology replaces the forklift traditionally used [...]

Fort Myers entrepreneur creates TheraPouf, an innovative new product to relieve back and neck pain

2018-09-06T18:54:28+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers resident Judy Cutler-Teeven has developed an innovative new product offering much-needed relief to those suffering from back, neck and joint pain. TheraPouf, a versatile, inflatable support pillow, works by applying counter pressure to areas of the spine where support is needed, thus achieving a neutral spine position. It includes a gel pack that [...]

Five Child Care of Southwest Florida locations earn five-star ratings from Early Learning Coalition

2018-09-06T18:14:43+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Child Care of Southwest Florida has announced that five of its learning centers have earned five-star ratings, the highest classification, from the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida. The top rating indicates that Child Care of Southwest Florida (CCSWFL) is offering a safe, high-quality educational environment for the children it serves. “We gladly welcome the [...]

Bell Tower Shops presents ‘Bulldog Blitz’ football-themed Yappy Hour on Sept. 14

2018-09-06T17:29:20+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Not all football mascots are as scary, and Bell Tower Shops is searching for Southwest Florida’s cutest canine mascot at its “Bulldog Blitz” Yappy Hour in September. The bulldog was the first official college mascot and still is among the most popular breeds of dog mascots, but huskies, [...]

Stevens Construction completes MidWestOne Bank

2018-09-05T23:22:01+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has completed MidWestOne Bank, located at 8690 Gladiolus Drive in Fort Myers, announced Mark Stevens, company president. The project consisted of the new construction of a 6,689-square-foot bank with seven offices, conference room, lobby, coffee bar, tellers and drive-thru. The bank features a welcoming interior with walnut and natural maple veneer cabinetry, stone [...]

Tickets, sponsorships now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2018-08-29T18:33:41+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jeff Fridkin, Adria Starkey to be inducted into Business Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County event, which will induct Jeff Fridkin, co-founding member of Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A., and Adria Starkey, Collier County president for FineMark National Bank [...]

Tenth annual Love That Dress! fundraising event raises $157,000 for PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

2018-08-29T02:18:32+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

More than 450 fashionistas and community supporters recently came together for the 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event, raising $157,000 and climbing in support of PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. The ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year featured shopping, music, silent auctions and cocktails at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Estero, with [...]

Child Care of Southwest Florida opens registration for Brown & Brown Insurance charity golf tournament

2018-08-29T01:51:04+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. has opened registration for the Brown & Brown Insurance third annual Charity Golf Outing, which raises life-changing scholarship funds for children within its education program. Presented by Brown & Brown Insurance, the golf tournament will take place Friday, Sept. 21 at the Robert Cupp-designed LaPlaya Golf Club, 333 Palm [...]

High school volunteers donate time, make friendships at Gulf Coast Village

2018-08-27T19:00:28+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Forty Southwest Florida teenagers spent a portion of their summer break volunteering at Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral, offering a valuable helping hand to staff while forming intergenerational friendships with residents. Collectively, the high school students tallied more than 1,000 volunteer hours in Gulf Coast Village’s Life Enrichment activities program, helping lead interactive, enjoyable [...]

Senior Choice at Home launches new website

2018-08-27T18:17:17+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

For healthy and independent seniors who wish to stay at home as they age, Senior Choice at Home has launched a redesigned website at www.SeniorChoiceAtHome.com that provides the latest information on the non-profit organization’s membership benefits, costs, seminars and events, frequently asked questions and member testimonials. Licensed by the State of Florida as a Continuing [...]

A mystery kids can’t wait to solve: New audiobook adventure connects children, grandchildren to solve The Case of the Missing Crown Jewels, now available on Audible

2018-08-24T02:14:33+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Grandfather-granddaughter writing team’s mystery is an Amazon bestseller In The Case of the Missing Crown Jewels, readers join forces with 12-year-old Keira, her Papa and mischievous puppy, Waffles, on a thrilling ride of suspense and surprise to find the crown jewels. An Amazon bestseller and a finalist in the “Draft to Dream” awards, the book [...]

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