Priority Marketing’s Emily Golden earns APR credential

2022-09-09T10:08:45-04:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Emily Golden, senior public relations manager at Priority Marketing, has received the universal Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential through the Universal Accreditation Board, a consortium of nine professional communication organizations. The APR credential reflects a mastery of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to succeed in public relations, as well as a commitment to [...]

Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers presents Jenna Persons-Mulicka with Community Impact Award

2022-08-26T12:51:13-04:00August 26th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers (HACFM) has recognized State Rep. Jenna Persons-Mulicka with the organization’s inaugural Community Impact Award. HACFM’s Community Impact Award recognizes someone who goes above and beyond to enrich lives within the greater Dunbar region, advocating for and effecting change in order to create a better community for all. [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber celebrates community excellence at inaugural Chamber Awards

2022-08-15T12:14:25-04:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Southwest Florida community came together to recognize local businesses and leaders for their outstanding contributions to the greater Fort Myers community at the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Chamber Awards, held Aug. 11 at Pelican Preserve in Fort Myers. The program featured an award ceremony and gourmet dinner to honor the dozens [...]

Save the Date for 2022 Industry Appreciation Awards Oct. 27

2022-08-02T12:37:05-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Save the date for the 2022 Industry Appreciation Awards, being held on Thursday, October 27. The awards, which celebrate Lee County businesses that drive the local economy, employ our workforce and shape their industries, will be held at Caloosa Sound Convention Center located at 1375 Monroe Street in Fort Myers. A networking hour will take [...]

Gulf Coast Village resident, veteran Halden Wernsing, honored by Hope Hospice

2022-08-01T08:18:11-04:00August 1st, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village resident Halden Wernsing was recognized Wednesday, July 27 by the Hope Hospice Honor Guard for his military service in the United States Navy. The ceremony included remarks by the Hope Hospice Honor Guard, the Pledge of Allegiance and a presentation of mementos recognizing gratitude for Wernsing’s service in the Navy. Wernsing was [...]

Brian Hamman named new president and CEO of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce

2022-07-29T17:20:30-04:00July 29th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce has announced Commissioner Brian Hamman as the organization’s new president and CEO. In this role, Hamman will direct all business, programs, projects and events of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce and its Foundation to promote the growth of businesses and the community. He will continue to [...]

Integrity Employee Leasing earns Florida Trend’s Best Companies to Work for in Florida

2022-07-27T12:59:52-04:00July 27th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Integrity Employee Leasing, one of the fastest-growing Professional Employer Organization (PEO) companies in the nation, was named to the prestigious “Best Companies to Work for in Florida” list by Florida Trend. The Best Companies to Work for in Florida is a survey and awards program that honors employers in Florida that are making their workplaces great. [...]

OFDC Commercial Interiors named ‘Dealer of the Year’ by Connexions

2022-07-22T13:25:18-04:00July 22nd, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Connexions has named OFDC Commercial Interiors as its 2021 Dealer of the Year, an award acknowledging the Southwest Florida company’s success selling and installing office furniture. Connexions is a dealer advocacy and solutions provider focused on dealer profitability by way of curated product selection, sales programs and advanced digital marketing solutions. OFDC provides office solutions [...]

2022 Industry Appreciation Awards Nomination Deadline Extended

2022-07-06T15:59:58-04:00July 6th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Industry Appreciation Awards, which celebrate Lee County businesses that drive the local economy, employ our workforce and shape their industries, has extended the nomination deadline for the 2022 awards program to July 15. The awards program is coordinated by the Horizon Council, Horizon Foundation, and Lee County Economic Development Office. There is no cost [...]

Elite Jets’ Stephen Myers selected for Leadership Florida program

2022-07-05T11:06:30-04:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Stephen Myers, CAM, executive vice president at Elite Jets in Naples, is one of 55 business leaders across Florida to have been named to Leadership Florida’s Cornerstone Class for 2022-23. The program’s mission is to continually discover and convene committed individuals, enhancing and recharging their leadership skills by introducing them to a powerful community through [...]

Community Cooperative’s CEO Stefanie Edwards receives statewide Spirit of the Community Award

2022-06-28T09:27:14-04:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) honored Community Cooperative CEO Stefanie Edwards with its Spirit of Community Award during a special ceremony as part of the 2022 LEAD Summit conference June 22. The recipients of the FCSW Spirit of Community Awards are the embodiment of dedicated community service. Each day these extraordinary [...]

Avow earns Great Place to Work Certification for third consecutive year

2022-06-27T12:08:44-04:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Avow has been certified as a Great Place to Work for the third consecutive year. The Great Place to Work Certification recognizes employers who create an outstanding employee experience. “Providing compassionate care that allows our patients to live out their lives with love is what we strive for at Avow. We couldn’t do that without [...]

Myra Janco Daniels, arts visionary and advertising pioneer, dies Wednesday

2022-06-22T11:28:03-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Myra Janco Daniels, 96, the arts visionary and advertising pioneer who helped transform Southwest Florida into a nationally recognized cultural destination, died early Wednesday morning at home, three days before her 97th birthday. Daniels was founder and longtime CEO of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts (now Artis-Naples), which since 1989 has brought world-class music, [...]

Last call for 2022 Industry Appreciation Awards nominations

2022-06-16T10:03:05-04:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Industry Appreciation Awards, which celebrate Lee County businesses that drive the local economy, employ our workforce and shape their industries, will close nominations for the 2022 awards program on June 30. The awards program is coordinated by the Horizon Foundation, Horizon Council and Lee County Economic Development Office. There is no cost to nominate [...]

Avow wins two awards from the Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association

2022-06-14T11:39:04-04:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow won two of eight Awards of Excellence, including the Hospice Story Award and the Synergy Award, during the Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) Forum in Orlando in June. “Avow takes extraordinary pride in providing compassionate care that allows our patients to live out their lives with love, and our employees take that [...]

The Preserve earns 5-star rating from Medicare and Medicaid Services

2022-06-10T09:26:58-04:00June 10th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Preserve, a skilled nursing, assisted living and memory care community, has earned a 5-star rating by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the Skilled Nursing Campus. The rating, from a possible low of 1 to 5, is based on a combination of results and data from three important sources: health inspections, staffing [...]

Studio+ wins Architizer A+Award

2022-06-09T12:17:54-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Studio+ was recognized with an A+Award for Commercial Coworking Spaces from Architzer for Venture X, Naples, a coworking space designed to inspire creativity along with top-tier amenities to encourage mental wellness, creativity and productivity. The A+Awards celebrate the extraordinary work of the world’s best firms, highlighting pioneering architects and designers as they strive to create [...]

‘Avow Presents: Life Lessons Learned in the Military’ documentary wins Telly and Communicator awards

2022-06-09T10:04:07-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A documentary film, “Avow Presents: Life Lessons Learned in the Military,” which was shown at the Naples International Film Festival, has won two prestigious silver Telly Awards for non-broadcast history and non-broadcast documentary categories, as well as an Award of Distinction in the 27th Annual Communicator Awards. Avow’s Director of Communications Reneé Stoll and Graphic [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware among ‘Best Places to Work’

2022-06-01T10:35:05-04:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware was named among the Best Places to Work in Southwest Florida through a research-driven program that recognizes companies for excellence in the workplace. Best Companies Group first reviewed Sunshine Ace’s company practices, programs and benefits, then conducted an extensive survey that collected employees’ input and perspectives about leadership, culture, job satisfaction, relationships, [...]

Lee Health Honors Children’s Mental Health Philanthropists with Humanitarian Award

2022-05-25T16:17:39-04:00May 25th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lee Health Foundation has awarded the Frank Haskell Humanitarian Award to Susan Goldy and Scott Spiezle for their passion, personal commitment and generosity in the advancement of children’s mental health care. Through their leadership behind Kids’ Minds Matter, the pediatric behavioral health initiative of Golisano Children’s Hospital, Goldy and Spiezle have dedicated themselves to bringing [...]

Integrity Employee Leasing named Best Places to Work by Gulfshore Business

2022-05-31T13:56:35-04:00May 20th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Integrity Employee Leasing, one of the fastest-growing Professional Employer Organization (PEO) companies in the nation, was named as Best Places to Work by Gulfshore Business magazine. Best Places to Work in Southwest Florida is a research-driven program from Best Companies Group that examines a submitted company’s practices, programs and benefits, as well as surveys employees for their [...]

Gulf Coast Village Named Best Skilled Nursing Facility

2022-05-20T09:45:38-04:00May 20th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village has earned the title as one of the Best Skilled Nursing Facilities in Florida from US News & World Report for 2021-2022 for both short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. Only 65 facilities earned this title in Florida for 2021-2022, based on performance. The data used to evaluate nursing facilities nationwide comes from [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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