Economic Development

/Economic Development

2016 a record year for sports tourism in Lee County

2017-02-28T14:05:39+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County hosted a record number of 139 amateur sporting events in 2016, generating its highest year on record in terms of economic impact. According to figures released from Lee County Sports Development, the year generated $67.1 million in direct visitor spending, a 9 percent increase from the previous year. Hosting 24 additional events in [...]

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction completes Culver’s restaurant in Lehigh Acres, North Port

2017-01-24T18:55:30+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction has announced the completion of construction services for two new Culver’s restaurants, located at 2511 Lee Blvd. in Lehigh Acres and 5648 Tuscola Blvd. in North Port. Creighton currently has an additional Culver’s restaurant under construction in Port St Lucie. The Midwest-based Culver’s restaurant chain added 31 new restaurants in [...]

The Place on First receives unanimous zoning approval

2017-01-12T16:10:50+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Design, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Place on First, a new mixed-use building coming to the historic downtown Fort Myers River District, is pleased to announce that the project received unanimous Planned Unit Development (PUD) zoning approval from the City of Fort Myers during a recent City Council meeting. The PUD approval was a result of the support and approval [...]

Stevens Construction completes Bonita Springs Utilities, Inc. expansion

2017-01-11T14:59:09+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Categories: Design, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has completed a new building for Bonita Springs Utilities, Inc., announced Mark Stevens, company president.  Stevens Construction has finished construction of a 19,000-square-foot, two-story building which houses administrative and support staff with offices and conference rooms, located at 11900 E Terry St. in Bonita Springs, Florida. The Stevens Construction team included project manager, [...]

Tickets, sponsorships available for The News-Press Market Watch 2017: Focus on Real Estate

2017-01-03T17:36:42+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Discussions, Economic Development, Events, Hot Tips, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As Lee County’s steady recovery from the recession continues, join three local real estate experts who will provide important insights into the local residential, land and commercial real estate industries at The News-Press Market Watch 2017: Focus on Real Estate from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22 at Harborside [...]

The Patel Family purchases Boca Grande Resort

2016-12-19T23:46:16+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Patel Family of Fort Myers, Florida has purchased the Boca Grande Resort on Gasparilla Island for $3.6 million. Operating as Boca Grande Resort Inn, LLC, the Patel Family, who also own Captain Jack’s Airboat Tours, Wooten’s Everglades Airboat Tours, in addition to several other hotel properties located in Florida, recently closed on the 18-unit [...]

Fort Myers’ newest senior-living community to open preview gallery Sept. 9

2016-11-08T14:59:03+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Categories: Design, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Discovery Village At The Forum is officially opening its preview gallery to the public on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at 9 a.m. Located at 2625 Forum Blvd. in The Forum, just east of I-75 and north of Colonial Blvd., this will be the public’s first opportunity to view community renderings, decorator finishes, available floor plans [...]

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction building new 7-Eleven stores in Florida and Texas

2016-11-08T14:59:06+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Creighton Construction recently completed this new 7-Eleven store at Estero Parkway and Three Oaks in Fort Myers. Creighton Construction has completed the construction of two new 7-Eleven convenience stores and gas stations, one in Fort Myers, Florida and another in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Over the past couple of years, Creighton Construction has built [...]

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction completes renovation of Orthopedic Center of Florida

2016-11-08T14:59:06+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Creighton Construction has completed the remodel of the Fort Myers office of Orthopedic Center of Florida inside the Stonegate Bank Building at 12670 Creekside Lane. The 3,500-square-foot renovation includes the construction of new exam rooms and offices. Tom Misotti with Creighton Construction served as project manager. With offices in Fort Myers and Bonita Springs, Orthopedic [...]

Area businesses invited to free government contracting symposium

2016-11-08T14:59:10+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Events, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event slated for July 19 Local businesses can learn how to contract with government agencies during a free symposium and expo on Tuesday, July 19. Presented by the Lee County Economic Development office and the Small Business Development Center at FGCU, the event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Harborside Event Center, [...]

Lee County Economic Development introduces DevelopLee, an initiative promoting North Fort Myers, MLK Corridor and Lehigh Acres

2016-11-08T14:59:11+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County continues to rank among the nation’s job growth leaders, yet several communities, including North Fort Myers, the MLK commercial corridor and Lehigh Acres, have lagged behind the ongoing economic recovery.  The Horizon Council and the Lee County Economic Development Office formed the Commercial Revitalization Task Force with business and civic leaders to proactively [...]

Stevens Construction selected for Naples Community Hospital expansion

2016-11-08T14:59:12+00:00 June 13th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has been selected as the construction manager for a 26,000-square-foot medical office for Naples Community Hospital, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 1285 Creekside Blvd., the medical suite will feature endoscopy, orthopedic services, outpatient physical therapy and offer hyperbaric chamber therapy. Stevens Construction is completing the tenant improvement while the existing Landmark [...]

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction completes construction of five Culver’s locations in Florida, four more underway

2016-11-08T14:59:12+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Creighton Construction has completed construction of five new Culver’s restaurants throughout the state of Florida, and four additional locations are currently under construction. Recently completed Culver’s are located at 1607 Cape Coral Pkwy. in Cape Coral, 309 W. Pine Island Rd. in Cape Coral, 9340 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy. in Fort Myers, 12651 S. Cleveland [...]

Stevens Construction selected for Ingman Marine expansion

2016-11-08T14:59:13+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has been selected as the construction manager for an expansion of the sales department of Ingman Marine, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Stevens Construction is converting an existing fuel station into a 2,796-square-foot sales office for a boat dealership located at 14531 North Cleveland Ave. Construction duration is slated for completion in August. [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company hires David Weinrich as superintendent

2016-11-08T14:59:15+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K), a Fort Myers-based construction contracting and management company, has announced the hire of David Weinrich as superintendent. In this role, Weinrich will be responsible for supervising job sites, ensuring all codes and regulations are followed, overseeing all employees on job sites, maintaining smooth daily operations and monitoring project schedule and budget. Weinrich [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company completes renovations at Pine Island Commercial Marina

2016-11-08T14:59:18+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) recently completed renovations at the Lee County-owned Pine Island Commercial Marina in St. James City, Fla. The more than $876,000 project included the addition of a new, wider boat ramp, new docks to increase space, and a newly dredged channel to allow better access for marine vessels. Renovations also included an enhanced barge [...]

Google’s Chief Education Evangelist Jaime Casap to keynote the Horizon Council General Membership Meeting on May 27

2016-11-08T14:59:18+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Jaime Casap, Google’s Chief Education Evangelist, will deliver the keynote message at the  Horizon Council General Membership Meeting at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 27 at Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers. Doors will open at 8 a.m. As Google’s chief education evangelist, Casap is responsible for working across all internal teams at Google that [...]

School District of Lee County coming to Florida SouthWestern State College Career Fair April 6

2016-11-08T14:59:19+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Prospective educators are invited to visit with teachers and administrators from The School District of Lee County, Florida at the Florida SouthWestern State College Career Fair. The District is currently hiring for the 2016-2017 school year, and representatives from the District will be at the career fair on Wednesday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to [...]

School District of Lee County to host 2016 Spring Teacher Recruitment Fair

2016-11-08T14:59:19+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County is hosting its 2016 Spring Teacher Recruitment Fair for future District employees on Thursday, April 28 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lee County Public Education Center, 2855 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. Those interested in receiving an invitation to the fair can register on the School District [...]

Retina Health Center awarded patents for eye drop imaging technology to monitor patient eye drop technique and compliance

2016-11-08T14:59:19+00:00 March 28th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Retina Health Center has been issued design patents for a new eye drop imaging device developed by Eaton and his colleagues at Retina Health Center. The patents, No. D750773 and No. D751702 and were awarded on March 1 and 15 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The utility patents on the device are still [...]

Lee County Economic Development office to launch new program

2016-11-08T14:59:20+00:00 March 25th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Small businesses and entrepreneurs can mark their calendars for an April 22 event that will launch the Lee County Economic Development Office’s newest program, LEARN (Lee Entrepreneurs’ Assistance Resource Network) . People interested in starting or growing an existing business can attend the LEARN kickoff and partner expo on Friday, April 22, at Harborside Event [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company completes Venice Municipal Airport improvements

2016-11-08T14:59:20+00:00 March 25th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) announces the completion of three improvement projects at Venice Municipal Airport in Venice, Fla. O-A-K’s scope of work included a variety of reconstructive efforts to a number of taxiways and runways at the airport, along with other site and safety improvements. On March 9, O-A-K participated in a ceremonial “block crushing” for [...]

Design Studio by Raymond expands product portfolio, now authorized dealer for Evo circular cooktops

2016-11-08T14:59:21+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A new option for grilling has made its way to Southwest Florida. Design Studio by Raymond is now offering Evo’s residential circular cooktop grill options as well as its professional food service. Design Studio by Raymond is the first and only Evo dealer in Naples, Fla. Evo models include a wheeled cart, built-in cooktops and [...]

Public invited to March 9 meeting to discuss North Fort Myers study

2016-11-08T14:59:23+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Discussions, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County Economic Development will host a public meeting with consultants and Lee County government staff to discuss a study focused on stimulating the revitalization of commercial areas in North Fort Myers. The meeting will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at 2201 Second St., room 118, in Fort Myers. Following [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida welcomes Karl Williams as Chairman of volunteers

2016-11-08T14:59:24+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has appointed long-time volunteer and retired business executive Karl Williams to lead its volunteer services division, leading the more than 600 volunteers that support the mission and operations of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. A retired General Electric executive, Williams relocated to Naples, Florida in 2008.  During his 35-year career [...]

Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

2016-11-08T14:59:24+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay, Discovery Senior Living’s newest senior-living community, celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 16, 2016 in conjunction with the Manatee Chamber of Commerce. The community was warmly welcomed as a new business of Manatee County.  Located at 1414 69th Ave. W. in Bradenton, Florida, adjacent to Bowless Creek and Sarasota Bay, Discovery [...]

Support the work of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida. Give Where You Live Collier kicks off on Feb. 29, 2016

2016-11-08T14:59:25+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida invites the community to support its efforts to prepare young people for success in a global economy by donating to the organization through Give Where You Live Collier, Feb. 29 – March 1, 2016. Give Where You Live Collier is a county-wide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Collier [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. announces vintners and chefs for The Grand Tasting at 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, tickets still available

2016-11-08T14:59:25+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events, Fundraising, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Renowned vintners and Southwest Florida chefs have come together to support the mission of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. through their involvement in The Grand Tasting at the 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, taking place Saturday, Feb. 27 at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. Vintners and chefs participating in The Grand Tasting will [...]

Lee County high school students experience Third Annual Law Day

2016-11-08T14:59:25+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Local high school students recently discovered the various facets of the Lee County legal system during the Third Annual Law Day, presented by Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and The Lee County Bar Association. Law Day 2016 escorted 50 upper class, high school students from six different area schools on a free tour of the [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to induct Gary Aubuchon and Steve Marino into 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T14:59:25+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Gary Aubuchon, president of Aubuchon Team of Companies, and Steve Marino, president and CEO of Home-Tech Consolidated, Inc., into the 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, during an awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 3 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at [...]

Stevens Construction selected for Bonita Springs Utilities expansion

2016-11-08T14:59:26+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has been selected as the construction manager for an expansion of Bonita Springs Utilities, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Stevens Construction has started the construction of a 19,000-square-foot, two-story building which will house a support staff facility with offices and conference rooms. Located at 11900 E Terry St., the project is slated for [...]

Norman Love Confections appoints Ruth Cohen as chef manager of Artisan Gelato by Norman Love

2016-11-08T14:59:26+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Norman Love Confections has appointed Chef Ruth Cohen as chef manager of Artisan Gelato by Norman Love. In this position, Cohen will manage the daily chef operations within Artisan Gelato by Norman Love, upholding Norman Love Confections’ commitment to excellence and high-quality artisan products. With more than 20 years in the culinary industry, Cohen has [...]

GMA Architects & Planners completes Moe Auditorium and Film Center

2016-11-08T14:59:26+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GMA Architects & Planners (GMA) announces the completion of the Moe Auditorium and Film Center for the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs. In 2013, the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs purchased an existing church campus including a secondary youth activity structure. GMA has developed a phased conversion of the sanctuary and [...]

Tickets still available for The News-Press Market Watch 2016: The Truth About The Market

2016-11-08T14:59:26+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Events, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tickets are still available for The News-Press Market Watch 2016: The Truth About The Market, to be held Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers. During the event, three local real estate experts will provide insight into the local residential, land and commercial real estate industries, [...]

Discovery Senior Living breaks ground on its new independent-living community at Discovery Village At The Forum

2016-11-08T14:59:26+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Events, Health and Wellness, Jobs, News, Public Relations, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Discovery Senior Living began its expansion of Discovery Village At The Forum with a groundbreaking ceremony on Jan. 21 for its new, state-of-the-art independent-living community. “The Discovery Village At The Forum independent-living community will offer adults the opportunity to stay active and remain independent as they age, while enjoying the resort-style luxuries that are offered [...]

Tickets available for Annual Horizon Council Annual Meeting on Jan. 29

2016-11-08T14:59:27+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Categories: Discussions, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Lee County Economic Development Office, the Horizon Council and Horizon Foundation will host the 2016 Annual Meeting on Friday, Jan. 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. To register online, visit www.horizoneventsite.com. Now in its 25th year, the Horizon Council invites local business [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida launches new website design

2016-11-08T14:59:27+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has launched its redesigned website at www.Conservancy.org. The mobile-friendly website offers users a more enhanced website experience, providing deeper insight into its various initiatives, valued team members and the latest issues impacting Southwest Florida. The website also offers a multimedia-friendly platform that features the addition of continually updated slideshows, blogs [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s Jennifer Cohen earns Keiser University’s Outstanding Fieldwork Educator Award

2016-11-08T14:59:27+00:00 January 15th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Certified occupational therapist assistant (COTA) Jennifer Cohen of Gulf Coast Village, a continuing care retirement community in Cape Coral, was recently awarded the Outstanding Fieldwork Educator Award from Keiser University during the university’s Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assisting (ASOTA) pinning and graduation ceremony. The award was presented to Cohen in recognition of her [...]

Builders Care to host building product blow-out event Jan. 16

2016-11-08T14:59:28+00:00 January 8th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Fundraising, Home and Garden|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), will host its fifth annual building product garage sale to raise funds to help local homeowners in need. The sale will take place Jan. 16 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Cape Coral Plumbing, located at 5812 Enterprise Parkway in [...]

GMA Architects & Planners welcomes two new hires

2016-11-08T14:59:28+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

GMA Architects & Planners (GMA) has recently hired architect Charles Dickey as project architect and Christopher Moulton as an intern architect. Dickey has been practicing architecture for over 30 years with firms in Washington DC, Charlottesville, Virginia, and Tallahassee, Florida, serving in a variety of roles including design, production, project management and administration. Since earning [...]

Minto Communities presents second quarter donation to Builders Care

2016-11-08T14:59:28+00:00 January 6th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Minto Communities, a premier builder and developer in Southwest Florida and beyond, has been awarded the “Building Partner of the Year” award by Lee BIA Builders Care for its continued support of Builders Care.  As a certified building partner, Minto Communities is donating $100 from each home sale through its Bonita Isles community to Builders [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Katherine English appointed to American Farm Bureau Federation’s Issue Advisory Committee on Water and Water Quality

2016-11-08T14:59:28+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Discussions, Economic Development, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Katherine English has been appointed to serve a two-year term as chair on the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Issue Advisory Committee on Water and Water Quality. The American Farm Bureau Federation, or AFBF, works to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans and to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities through [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. adds project manager

2016-11-08T14:59:29+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has expanded its Tampa team with the addition of project manager, Ben Perry, announced Troy Hernly, vice president of central Florida. Perry joins the company with eight years of experience, completing more than $32 million in health care construction throughout Florida. Perry’s previous project experience includes North Tampa Behavioral Health, a 60,000-square-foot treatment facility; [...]

Attorneys Craig R. Hersch and Michael B. Hill host Florida Residency and Estate Planning Workshop in Sanibel and Fort Myers Feb. 4 and Feb. 5

2016-11-08T14:59:29+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Categories: Discussions, Economic Development, Events, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Attorneys Craig R. Hersch and Michael B. Hill, partners with Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill, P.A., will host a Florida Residency and Estate Planning Workshop Thursday Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. at Sanibel Community House, located at 2173 Periwinkle way in Sanibel, and Friday, Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. at Temple Beth El, [...]

12th Annual Ballpark Festival of Beers set for Jan. 30

2016-11-08T14:59:29+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Filling glasses with more than 75 beers from around the world, the Ballpark Festival of Beers presented by Good Deals Appliances, Jenn-Air, Whirlpool and Michael F. Hornung, P.A. Attorneys at Law is the quintessential celebration of brews in Southwest Florida. Tickets are on sale online now for the 12th Annual Ballpark Festival of Beers brought [...]

Attorney Craig R. Hersch to speak at Estate Planning Council of Lee County and Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Lee County, Inc. meeting Jan. 21

2016-11-08T14:59:29+00:00 December 29th, 2015|Categories: Discussions, Economic Development, Events, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Attorney Craig R. Hersch, partner at Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill, P.A., will speak at the annual joint meeting for Estate Planning Council of Lee County and Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Lee County, Inc., which will be held on Thursday, Jan. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cypress Lake Country [...]

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar to serve as hole sponsor for Putt & Pub Crawl

2016-11-08T14:59:30+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Categories: Economic Development, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar will once again serve as a hole sponsor for the Putt & Pub Crawl taking place on Saturday, Jan. 16, with its course open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Fort Myers Beach. In addition to creating one of nine unique putting greens that will be located throughout [...]

Builders Care and Lennar Homes unveil new home for U.S. Air Force Veteran, her disabled daughter and family in time for the holidays

2016-11-08T14:59:30+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events, Fundraising, Home and Garden, News, Public Relations, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Lee BIA Builders Care and Lennar Homes unveiled a new home for the Smith family in Cape Coral, completed in just 18 days, in time for Christmas. Over 150 Lennar associates, along with more than 100 other local business and community partners donated their time, services and building materials to build a brand new house, [...]

Lee County Plan Amendment decision on River Hall declared noncompliant

2016-11-08T14:59:31+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Discussions, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida recently participated in proceedings regarding a hot topic for debate in Lee County: the adopted Lee County Plan Amendment decision for River Hall and the concern over “overriding public necessity.” Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Suzanne Van Wyk has ruled that a Lee County Plan Amendment should not have been approved [...]

Saratoga Sundress opens at Bell Tower Shops

2016-11-08T14:59:32+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Categories: Economic Development, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Clothing boutique Saratoga Sundress has opened its first Florida location at Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers. Based in Saratoga Springs, New York, Saratoga Sundress serves as a one-stop boutique that offers a wide selection of on-trend clothing, shoes and accessories for women and girls. Specializing in contemporary fashion, elegantly chic Saratoga Sundress provides a one-of-a-kind [...]

Load More Posts