Fort Myers Brewing Company earns international honors at 2022 World Beer Cup

2022-05-19T11:51:56-04:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company has earned international acclaim with a gold medal at the 2022 World Beer Cup, a global beer competition recognizing the most outstanding brewers and their beers. The brewery was awarded gold in the Chocolate Beer category for its popular Chocolate Stout, an imperial stout that’s chock-full of sweetness and decadent layers [...]

Lee Health Foundation receives Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s 2021 ‘Overall High Performer’ status

2022-05-19T09:56:38-04:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) has awarded Lee Health Foundation “Overall High Performer” status among respondents in its 2021 Report on Giving. Overall high performers represent AHP’s traditional criteria of the top 25% in net production returns across all respondents. Based on fundraising during the 2020 fiscal year, these high performers raised more than $19 [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to host inaugural Chamber Awards on June 22

2022-05-17T13:50:54-04:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce has announced its inaugural Chamber Awards, recognizing members for their outstanding contributions to the greater Fort Myers community, taking place at Pelican Preserve Golf Club on Wednesday, June 22. The program will feature an award ceremony and gourmet dinner to honor finalists and name honorees for their impact. [...]

GulfShore Mustang Club donates $6,429 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2022-05-09T16:42:06-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has received a donation of $6,429 from the GulfShore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida. Funds will support the nonprofit’s efforts to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who [...]

Family Initiative raises over $300,000 at 2022 Autism Acceptance Awards Gala

2022-05-09T12:29:23-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Family Initiative’s 2022 Autism Acceptance Awards Gala raised over $300,000, far surpassing the goal of $200,000, to provide family-centered compassionate support, innovative programs and evidence-based therapies to children, teens and young adults impacted by autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The annual celebration was held at the culmination of Autism Acceptance Month on April 30 at the [...]

Avow’s Palliative Care program is the first in Florida to receive Community Health Accreditation Partner certification

2022-05-03T10:16:52-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Avow’s Palliative Care Program has gone through rigorous reviews and examinations to receive Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) certification, which evaluates Avow’s services against nationally recognized palliative care standards. Avow’s Palliative Care program is the only palliative care program in Florida to be certified by CHAP. The certification, which lasts three years, was based on [...]

Elite Jets executive certified as aviation manager

2022-04-29T09:15:58-04:00April 29th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Stephen Myers, executive vice president at Elite Jets in Naples, has completed the Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) program through the National Business Aviation Association. The professional certification is voluntary and requires mastery in five areas: leadership, human resources, operations, aircraft maintenance and facilities services, and business management. The National Business Aviation Association is a leading [...]

Evening of Appreciation gives final salute to 10 years of the Celebrity Martini Glass Auction

2022-04-27T13:14:28-04:00April 27th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

More than 120 community supporters came together to give a final salute to 10 years of the Celebrity Martini Glass Auction (CMGA) during an Evening of Appreciation held April 9 at Sea Salt in Naples. The sold-out private dinner marked a farewell to the annual event where martini glasses signed by celebrities or American heroes [...]

Guadalupe Center earns Platinum Seal from GuideStar

2022-04-12T12:32:33-04:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

GuideStar has awarded Guadalupe Center a Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest rating level reserved for nonprofits that fully disclose their strategies, metrics and achievements. GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations, offers four rating levels for nonprofits: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. The Platinum Seal of Transparency indicates that an organization [...]

Bobby Nichols – Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation presents record $1.7 million in grants to four local children’s charities

2022-04-11T14:31:17-04:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Bobby Nichols-Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation presented $1.7 million in grants to four designated charities of the 20th annual Nichols Cup tournaments and auction gala, serving abused and at-risk children in Southwest Florida. The record-setting fundraising efforts were distributed at the Piper’s annual meeting on March 29 among the Foundation’s two primary charity partners, Children’s Advocacy [...]

Stevens Construction earns Great Place to Work Certification

2022-04-05T12:23:42-04:00April 5th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Stevens Construction has been certified as a Great Place to Work based on feedback from current team members, announced Mark Stevens, president, Stevens Construction, Inc. Team members were provided an anonymous survey in which 100% of participants indicated that are proud to share they work at Stevens Construction. Great Place to Work® is the global [...]

Hole Montes recognized during National Engineers Week

2022-03-29T14:28:20-04:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Hole Montes Project Manager Kevin Dowty, P.E., was among three individuals who accepted a Collier County proclamation in honor of engineers across the region. The Board of County Commissioners issued a proclamation designating Feb. 20-26 as National Engineers Week in Collier County. Joining Dowty in accepting the proclamation were Alison Bickett, P.E., a traffic engineer [...]

Charity for Change receives a $10,000 grant from Suncoast Credit Union

2022-03-28T09:50:57-04:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Charity for Change has received a $10,000 grant from Suncoast Credit Union for improving emotional well-being and academic performance for at-risk students through its social-emotional learning (SEL) program for elementary students. The program’s goal is to improve the emotional well-being and academic performance for at-risk students and engage a minimum of 300 additional at-risk children [...]

Vineyards Country Club’s redesigned website wins ADDY Award

2022-03-24T15:22:02-04:00March 24th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Vineyards Country Club's newly redesigned website won a 2022 Silver ADDY Award from the American Advertising Federation, Southwest Florida Chapter, in the consumer website category. Powered by Priority Marketing, the new website features vivid imagery and easy-to-navigate pages that showcase the master-planned golf and country club community’s luxury lifestyle amenities, exceptional experiences and robust wellness [...]

Boston Red Sox Celebrity Golf Classic events a Home Run for Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida

2022-03-21T11:43:29-04:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Boston Red Sox, who have held spring training in Fort Myers since 1993, helped to raise nearly $400,000 to benefit the new neurosurgery program at Golisano Children’s Hospital through the Boston Red Sox Celebrity Golf Classic event series. The annual event series includes a golf tournament and Boston “Tee” Party held at The Forest [...]

Pro-Tec plumber becomes Florida’s first to earn ‘Fast Track’ certification

2022-03-21T10:11:11-04:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Gavin Clift, a Naples-based construction plumber at Pro-Tec Plumbing & Air, is the first in Florida to complete the rigorous Fast Track to Service Plumbing training program. Fast Track is a 33-course module created by the Florida Association of Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors (FAPHCC), a partnership of contractors, manufacturers, wholesalers and industry affiliate members. Members [...]

Boys & Girls Club raises $550,000 at ‘Youth of the Year’ event

2022-03-14T22:14:53-04:00March 14th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County named Joodlhy Charelus as its 2022 Youth of the Year, a recognition program for local teenagers who exemplify the virtues of good character, academic excellence, community service and strong leadership. Held Feb. 22 at Club Pelican Bay in Naples, the 10th annual Youth of the Year celebration [...]

Pace Center for Girls announces honorees of 2022 Grande Dames Tea

2022-03-02T10:31:43-05:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee has named Ellie Fox, Susan Kyle and Linda Taylor as the honorees of its 2022 Grande Dames Tea, to be recognized for their significant impact on the community during a sold-out event on March 17. Pace’s annual Grande Dames Tea honors women who exemplify the organization’s guiding principles and have [...]

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation issues $1.5 million community challenge grant to expand cancer services in Southwest Florida

2022-02-28T12:29:31-05:00February 28th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation donated $1 million with an additional $1.5 million community challenge grant to expand cancer services at Lee Health Bonita Health Center. In recognition of this generosity, the facility will be named Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Cancer Clinic. To provide state-of-the-art care closer to home for residents and visitors in [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida collects eight ADDY awards for outstanding creative campaigns

2022-02-23T11:42:40-05:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The American Advertising Federation again has honored the Conservancy of Southwest Florida with eight ADDY awards for excellence in advertising and marketing. The Conservancy received eight 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 the industry’s largest and [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care honors outstanding volunteers, partners

2022-02-08T10:39:57-05:00February 8th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), recently presented its annual awards that honored community partners and volunteers for their commitment to Lee County homeowners in need. Awards include: Volunteer of the Year, presented to Ken Solmonson of Beattie Development; Partner of the Year, recognizing Raymond Building [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida honors Lynne and Chip Shotwell as 2022 Eagle Award recipients

2022-01-20T14:13:09-05:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has bestowed its highest honor, the Eagle Award, to Lynne and Chip Shotwell. The award was conveyed at the Conservancy’s Annual Meeting for members Jan. 18. In addition, five new board members were elected. The Shotwell’s history with the Conservancy dates back to Lynne’s father, Elmer Wavering, a boat captain [...]

Hole Montes names Dawn Barnard as Employee of the Year

2022-01-20T12:02:17-05:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Hole Montes has named Dawn Barnard, a project manager and senior environmental operations specialist, as its 2021 Employee of the Year. Barnard has 43 years of experience as a wastewater treatment facility operator in Florida, working in both the public and private sectors. At Hole Montes, Barnard’s responsibilities include reviewing plans and specifications for wastewater [...]

‘Guadalupe Galaxy’ auction lots: Italian adventure, wine tasting in Napa Valley and more

2022-01-17T15:23:51-05:00January 17th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has released live auction packages for Guadalupe Galaxy, a fundraising gala that will be held Jan. 20 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. An Italian getaway. Trips to Napa Valley and the U.S. Open. A sunset helicopter tour. A shopping spree at Waterside Shops. Proceeds from the auction and gala will support [...]

Kathleen O. Berkey awarded Women in Business’ APEX Award

2021-11-12T16:35:15-05:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Kathleen O. Berkey was named 2021 APEX Awards recipient at the annual event of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee. The APEX Awards recognize local women with outstanding reputations for professionalism, philanthropy and leadership. The 15th annual APEX Awards were held Nov. 12 at The Westin Resort at Marina Village [...]

Jewish Federation of Greater Naples earns first 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

2021-10-11T18:13:15-04:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Jewish Federation of Greater Naples has earned the 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the world’s largest and most-utilized independent nonprofit evaluator, receiving a perfect evaluation score of 100 for accountability and transparency. “The Jewish Federation of Greater Naples is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing connection, advocacy, education and care for anyone in need [...]

Elite Jets named 2021 ‘Company to Watch’ by GrowFL

2021-10-06T11:55:06-04:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

GrowFL has named Elite Jets as a 2021 Company to Watch as the charter air service continues to experience unprecedented growth fueled by post-pandemic business and leisure travel. Elite Jets, a Naples-based company founded in 2016, is among 50 fast-growing businesses being honored by GrowFL, which announced 2021 honorees on Oct. 5 and will formally [...]

Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware in Manatee County recognized by Ace Hardware with ‘Pinnacle’ status

2021-09-29T09:19:52-04:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Both Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware stores in Manatee County earned Pinnacle Performance Retailing status through “Higher Ground,” Ace Hardware’s strategic growth plan. Pinnacle stores must meet stringent company benchmarks for retail excellence, which includes high customer satisfaction ratings, extensive associate training, quick fulfillment of online orders, growth in business-to-business sales and other criteria. Crowder Bros. [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware recognized by Ace Hardware with ‘Pinnacle’ status

2021-09-29T08:46:54-04:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

All 11 retail locations within the Sunshine Ace Hardware family earned Pinnacle Performance Retailing status through “Higher Ground,” Ace Hardware’s strategic growth plan. Pinnacle stores must meet stringent company benchmarks for retail excellence, which includes high customer satisfaction ratings, extensive associate training, quick fulfillment of online orders, growth in business-to-business sales and other criteria. Sunshine [...]

Homesnap names Aprile Osborne Fastest Growing Agent Award for the First Half of 2021

2021-09-24T11:47:47-04:00September 24th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Homesnap, the leading provider of technology solutions to the real estate industry, named Call It Closed International Realty founder and agent Aprile Osborne Fastest Growing Agent for the First Half of 2021. Homesnap looks at data for more than 1 million Homesnap Pro agents nationwide who are top producers, have shown remarkable growth in their [...]

Fort Myers attorneys J. Jeffrey Rice, John B. Cechman and Richard L. Purtz named to the 2021 Florida ‘Super Lawyers’ list

2021-09-07T11:08:38-04:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Accomplished Fort Myers attorneys J. Jeffrey Rice, John B. Cechman and Richard L. Purtz, all partners at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, have been named to the prestigious 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a [...]

Avow ranked in national Top 15 Best Workplaces in Aging Services: At-Home Care 2021 by Fortune

2021-08-26T17:46:43-04:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Avow is named in Fortune’s national top 15 Workplaces in Aging Services: At-Home Care, the only hospice in Florida to make the ranking. The list is compiled based on anonymous surveys of employees whose companies asked for their satisfaction feedback using the Great Place to Work survey. “We are so pleased to be named on [...]

Pro-Tec Plumbing named GrowFL ‘Company to Watch’ finalistPro-Tec Plumbing named GrowFL ‘Company to Watch’ finalist

2021-08-24T09:03:07-04:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

GrowFL has named Pro-Tec Plumbing & Drains as a finalist in its 2021 Companies to Watch program, which recognizes growing companies headquartered in Florida. Founded in 2008 by brothers Richard and Brandon Hume, Pro-Tec is a premier, full-service water system organization serving residential and commercial customers in Collier and Lee counties. The Naples-based company installs [...]

GrowFL names Elite Jets a finalist in 2021 ‘Companies to Watch’ program

2021-08-23T13:42:49-04:00August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Elite Jets has been named a finalist in GrowFL’s 2021 Companies to Watch program that recognizes growing Florida-based companies. Elite Jets, founded in 2016, is a premier, safety-focused charter aircraft service based in Naples that serves affluent business and leisure passengers traveling to destinations across North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean. [...]

Call It Closed’s Cathleen Lewis named Best Realtor in Rockwall, Rowlett

2021-08-12T11:23:36-04:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Readers of Living Magazine have selected Realtor Cathleen Lewis, a real estate agent at Call It Closed International Realty, as the best Realtor in northeast Dallas. Through Living Magazine’s 2021 Best of Readers’ Choice Awards, Lewis again was named the top Realtor serving the communities of Rockwall and Rowlett. She also earned that honor in [...]

Call It Closed International Realty and founder earn top awards at World Real Estate & Construction Forum

2021-08-02T15:56:57-04:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Call It Closed International Realty received the award for Excellence in Real Estate and Construction and co-founder Chad Osborne was named Top 100 Leaders in Real Estate at the World Real Estate & Construction Forum (WRECONF) in Las Vegas June 23-25. Featuring some of the biggest names of the construction and real estate realms, the [...]

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 [...]

Women in Business names finalists for 2021 APEX Awards

2021-06-03T14:32:46-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee has named the top three finalists for its annual APEX Awards, recently announced during the committee’s monthly networking program on June 2. The finalists are Kathleen O. Berkey of Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., Kerri Goldsmith of HBKS Wealth Advisors and Alicia Miller of Sally [...]

Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association names Jeffrey Bratton as director of MLS

2021-04-07T11:12:48-04:00April 7th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association (RPCRA) has appointed Jeffrey Bratton as the association’s new director of MLS (Multiple Listing Service). In this position, Bratton is responsible for handling the operations of the Florida Gulf Coast MLS and supporting the RPCRA in meeting the ongoing MLS needs and goals of over 8,000 real estate professionals [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Longtime Community Cooperative supporter Wayne Kirkwood named Lifetime Advisory Board Member

2021-02-17T10:51:06-05:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Community Cooperative has named board member Wayne Kirkwood, former owner and president of Kirkwood Electric, to the nonprofit’s Lifetime Advisory Board. The board is made up of longtime supporters who continue to serve in an advisory role to the innovative nonprofit made up of social service entrepreneurs fighting to end hunger and homelessness in Southwest [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware earns Pinnacle Performance Award from Ace Hardware Corporation

2021-02-15T14:43:26-05:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware has earned its ninth consecutive honor as a “Pinnacle Performance Retailing” store committed to delivering Ace Hardware’s helpful brand promise. The Pinnacle Performance Retailing designation honors Ace Hardware Corporation’s top-performing stores worldwide based on key performance drivers, including quality, service and convenience. The ultimate goal is to provide a better overall shopping [...]

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County announces 10 honorees for ‘Youth of the Year’

2021-02-15T14:32:49-05:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has announced 10 honorees being considered for its prestigious 2021 Youth of the Year award. The teens exemplify the virtues of good character, academic excellence, community service and strong leadership. A panel of judges will select the winner based on their applications, written essays and interview documenting [...]

Cypress Lake Golf Club celebrates storied history through ‘Pop Art’ painting of Hall of Fame golfer Patty Berg

2021-02-15T14:21:43-05:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Cypress Lake Golf Club has installed and dedicated a “Pop Art” painting of Hall of Fame golfer Patty Berg, a worldwide ambassador for golf and a longtime club member. Mixed media artist Christopher “CR” Obetz created a one-of-a-kind, three-dimensional “Pop Art” assemblage celebrating Berg’s achievements on and off the golf course. Patty Berg – Anchored [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware honors top associates through Core Value Awards

2021-02-15T13:55:24-05:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware recognized 12 of its top associates through its Core Value Awards, honoring employees who embody the locally owned company’s guiding principles. Associate Julie Puch, who has worked at the Golden Gate store for two years, received the Don Q. Wynn Associate of the Year Award, which recognizes a team member who embodies [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care honors outstanding volunteers, partners

2021-02-08T12:16:43-05:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), recently presented its annual awards that honored community partners and volunteers for their commitment to Lee County homeowners in need. Awards include: Volunteer of the Year, presented to Dan Pickard of Ferguson Enterprises; Partner of the Year, recognizing LSI Companies, [...]

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County to host ‘Youth of the Year’ celebration on Feb. 23

2021-01-22T09:24:13-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County will be honoring teens for their outstanding achievements during a virtual Youth of the Year celebration on Feb. 23. The annual event honors Boys & Girls Club members who exemplify the virtues of good character, academic excellence, community service and strong leadership throughout the year. Ceremony attendees [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation raises $66,800 at Voices of Hope Gala

2021-01-15T14:07:58-05:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $66,800 at its inaugural Voices of Hope Gala, a virtual event that included passionate testimonials from volunteer child advocates and longtime supporters. Proceeds will help the Guardian ad Litem Foundation recruit, train and support volunteer child advocates, as well as provide financial assistance to help meet [...]

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