Batter up: Leadership NEXT networking social to explore the business of baseball on July 12

2022-06-29T14:10:21-04:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will host a networking program on Tuesday, July 12 at the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels’ game. The Leadership NEXT program will delve into the business of baseball with a behind-the-scenes look at running a minor league team. Attendees will hear from leadership of the Mighty Mussels, [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber’s July 21 luncheon to highlight tips for better work-life balance

2022-06-27T12:02:33-04:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on July 21 will share insights on how to maintain a greater work-life balance. Guests of the luncheon will hear from speaker David Essel, a best-selling author, counselor, master life coach, international speaker, TV/radio host and minister. During the program, Essel will spotlight ways to take [...]

Bobby Nichols – Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation announces 2022-2023 board of directors

2022-06-24T12:17:53-04:00June 24th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Bobby Nichols - Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation has announced its 2022-2023 board of directors, led by Board President Mike Lancellot, Executive Vice President Gerry Wolken and Vice President Bryan Simmering. The board consists of Fiddlesticks members, known as Pipers, who volunteer to organize and run the annual Nichols Cup Pro-Am Golf & Tennis Tournaments. Elected [...]

Better Together, Lee County Homeless Coalition to host Homeless Service Day & Second Chance Pop-up Job Fair

2022-06-23T14:24:54-04:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Better Together and the Lee County Homeless Coalition are partnering to host a Homeless Service Day & Second Chance Pop-up Job Fair on Thursday, July 14 for Southwest Florida job seekers facing barriers to employment including homelessness. A Better Together second-chance job fair helps job seekers overcome barriers to employment by opening the door to [...]

First Bradenton, Better Together to host free Vacation Bible School summer camp July 11-15 for kids in Bradenton

2022-06-21T13:13:24-04:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is partnering with First Bradenton to host a summer camp from Monday, July 11 through Friday, July 15, serving children across Manatee and Sarasota counties. The Vacation Bible School (VBS) program features a “Spark Studios” theme, where kids [...]

Better Together to offer Parents’ Night Out June 24 in St. Petersburg

2022-06-21T10:31:33-04:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting a Parents’ Night Out event on Friday, June 24 in St. Petersburg. The program offers parents, grandparents and other caregivers access to a couple of hours of no-cost care for children ages infant through 17 years [...]

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 [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee graduation ceremony celebrates Pace Class of 2022

2022-06-13T14:03:20-04:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee recently celebrated the graduation of eight Pace students with a special ceremony at Broadway Palm in Fort Myers. Surrounded by their families, friends, staff and fellow Pace girls, graduates Dallise C., Madison C., Alicia F., Destiny F., Alexis G., Ciera P., Piper S. and Ava T. were honored during a [...]

Vibe Yoga hosts Trauma-informed Teacher Training from July 22-24

2022-06-13T08:21:27-04:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Vibe Yoga is offering trauma-informed yoga teacher training from July 22-24 at Vibe Yoga, 13461 Parker Commons Blvd. in Fort Myers. The training is offered for yoga teachers, but also available to yoga students looking to deepen their yoga knowledge for personal use or to someday teach. Leading the training is Lindsay Smith, Vibe Yoga [...]

Fort Myers Brewing to host 2022 Summer Beer Fest June 23-26

2022-06-10T10:29:07-04:00June 10th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is kicking off the hottest season of the year with its annual Summer Beer Fest June 23-26, a four-day summer bash featuring live music, food trucks and more than 50 specialty beers. From Thursday, June 23 through Sunday, June 26, Fort Myers Brewing is featuring festivities for families, friends and pets [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber’s June 16 luncheon to highlight tips for networking

2022-06-03T10:48:10-04:00June 3rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on June 16 will spotlight “Networking in Four Simple Steps.” Guests of the luncheon will hear from speaker Bill Utnage, Southwest Florida regional partner for Master Networks, a national business building organization. Utnage will provide valuable tips on improving networking experiences, including insights into efficient networking [...]

10th Annual Juneteenth Community Celebration is planned June 18 in Fort Myers

2022-06-03T09:30:46-04:00June 3rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Dunbar Festival Committee and the Lee County Black History Society are partnering to host the 10th Annual Juneteenth Community Celebration at Roberto Clemente Park in Fort Myers from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18. This years’ Juneteenth Celebration will be filled with a variety of fun and entertainment for the entire [...]

Pace Center for Girls announces June 23 Love That Dress! collection party on Sanibel Island

2022-06-01T15:16:59-04:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee will celebrate the next Love That Dress! collection event on Thursday, June 23, at By Rachel Pierce Art Gallery on Sanibel Island. Hosted by local artist Rachel Pierce and Sanibel Mayor Holly D. Smith, the collection party will include drinks, appetizers and prize drawings as well as a chance to [...]

Avow celebrates Women Veterans Day with luncheon

2022-06-01T10:14:14-04:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow Veterans Committee invites female veterans from all branches to a first-time, free Women Veterans Day event Friday, June 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Avow’s Dick Lee & Mary Martha Tonra Waterview Room in the Ispiri Community Center, 1205 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples. The event will celebrate and honor women who served and [...]

Women in Business to spotlight Visitor & Convention Bureau at June 1 networking event

2022-05-31T10:58:01-04:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will spotlight the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau during its networking event on Wednesday, June 1 at Sanibel Captiva Community Bank in Fort Myers. The June program will feature a presentation from Nancy McPhee, product development manager with the Lee County Visitor & [...]

SWFL students get free tickets for Mighty Mussels’ ‘School’s Out Celebration’ on June 3

2022-05-27T14:32:10-04:00May 27th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels are offering free tickets to all Southwest Florida children and teens as part of the minor league team’s School’s Out Celebration on June 3. Public schools in Lee and Collier counties wrap up the 2021-22 academic year on June 2. Many private and charter schools follow a similar schedule. “This [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to host inaugural Chamber Awards on Aug. 11

2022-05-24T14:00:26-04:00May 24th, 2022|Categories: Events, 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 Thursday, Aug. 11. The program will feature an award ceremony and gourmet dinner to honor finalists and name honorees for their impact. [...]

‘Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club’ collection event raises $53,000 for Pace Center for Girls, Lee

2022-05-23T14:56:13-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee recently raised more than $53,000 during its Love That Dress! collection event, “Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club,” on May 12 in Fort Myers. Taking place at the exclusive St. Charles Harbour & Yacht Club, the evening featured live music, hors d’oeuvres, refreshing cocktails and silent and live auctions offering [...]

Southwest Florida Music Education Center invites prospective students to a free Fort Myers event May 26

2022-05-23T14:00:03-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Southwest Florida Music Education Center (SWFLMEC) is hosting a free community engagement event to share more about their post-secondary music education certificates for musically talented neurodivergent young adults. The event, geared toward prospective students, interested families, music educators and mental health professionals, is on Thursday, May 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. at The [...]

Better Together to offer Parents’ Night Out May 28, June 3 in Jacksonville

2022-05-17T11:02:14-04:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting Parents’ Night Out events on Saturday, May 28 and Friday, June 3 in Jacksonville. The program offers parents, grandparents and other caregivers access to a couple of hours of no-cost care for children ages infant through [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to host Health & Wellness Expo luncheon May 19

2022-05-16T14:34:57-04:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will feature a health and wellness expo during its monthly luncheon on May 19, providing an opportunity for business professionals to learn more about organizations within the industry that are members of the Chamber. Some of the health and wellness organizations that will be showcased include Ankle & [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company celebrates American Craft Beer Week with collaboration brew

2022-05-16T13:23:50-04:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is celebrating American Craft Beer Week with a limited-edition, specialty craft brew made in collaboration with Yakima Chief Hops and Gasseling Ranches. Recognized annually by the Brewers Association, American Craft Beer Week runs May 16-22 and is an annual celebration of small and independent craft breweries. Fort Myers Brewing is marking [...]

Supporters help Southwest Florida Music Education Center open the doors of possibilities

2022-05-16T13:13:29-04:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

A cocktail reception at the Naples Yacht Club on April 5 launched fundraising efforts for the Southwest Florida Music Education Center (SWFLMEC), a nonprofit partnering with the Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs of the Berklee College of Music in Boston to provide music education programs for musically talented, neurodivergent young adults. A [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware, Farm City BBQ present $28,000 in grants for youth programs in SWFL

2022-05-11T14:11:51-04:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware, in partnership with Farm City BBQ of Collier County, has donated $28,000 to nonprofit organizations with programs and services benefiting Southwest Florida youth. The donation, formally presented on May 6, represents proceeds from this spring’s Big Green EGGfest, a family-friendly celebration of barbecue that included food samplings, grilling demonstrations, live music and [...]

Wonder Gardens offers Summer Camps starting June 6

2022-05-11T13:54:06-04:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Wonder Gardens has openings for students ages 6 to 12 for weekly “Camp Wonder” summer camp sessions offering educational wildlife experiences, hands-on activities and science exploration. Camp Wonder is offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays from June 6-July 1 and July 11-22. Each week includes a spotlight topic and behind-the-scenes experiences. [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to host virtual Baby Shower for wildlife on June 4

2022-05-11T13:41:40-04:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Baby season in Southwest Florida is in full swing. Each spring, the longer days and warming temperatures trigger many native animals to begin breeding and nesting. This increase in activity results in a surge in admissions to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital as animal admissions double during spring and summer months. The Conservancy of Southwest [...]

Mighty Mussels bringing Joe Nichols, Parmalee to Party at the Park on May 14

2022-05-10T14:08:54-04:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels are bringing back Party at the Park, a family-friendly postgame concert on May 14 that will feature country music artists Joe Nichols and Parmalee. Party at the Park highlights a six-game homestand against the Palm Beach Cardinals that runs May 10-15 at Hammond Stadium. “Joe Nichols and Parmalee have brought [...]

Lee County Black History Society offers Movie in the Park

2022-05-10T14:00:57-04:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

In celebration of Emancipation Day in Florida May 20, the Lee County Black History Society is offering free screenings of “Invisible History: Middle Florida’s Hidden Roots.” The movie will be shown at Roberto Clemente Park and Dunbar Community School. On Friday, May 13 at 7 p.m., the movie will be shown in the park and [...]

Better Together to host Better Luncheon May 14 for parents in Manatee, Sarasota counties

2022-05-10T09:43:35-04:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting a Better Luncheon for parents in Manatee and Sarasota counties on Saturday, May 14 at Resonate Life Church in Bradenton. Better Together organizes a luncheon program at various locations each month to bring parents together for [...]

Better Together to offer Parents’ Night Out May 13 in Naples, June 10 in Lehigh Acres

2022-05-10T09:29:41-04:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting Parents’ Night Out events on Friday, May 13 in Naples and Friday, June 10 in Lehigh Acres. The program offers parents, grandparents and other caregivers access to a couple of hours of no-cost care for children [...]

‘Jazz on the Harbor’ brings smooth sounds, support for Guardian ad Litem Foundation

2022-05-09T16:17:03-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $30,612 at its sold-out Jazz on the Harbor event to support Southwest Florida children who have been abused, neglected or abandoned. Held March 19 at Port Charlotte Beach Park, Jazz on the Harbor drew a sold-out crowd, and was a music, culinary and sunset celebration highlighted [...]

Navigating storm season: Leadership NEXT to spotlight what business and property owners need to know on May 10

2022-05-09T14:09:20-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will host a networking program on Tuesday, May 10, that will spotlight what business and property owners need to know to protect their properties during storm season. The program will be hosted from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Library Pizza & Pub, located at 9909 [...]

Bruno’s of Brooklyn’s Plate It Up Chef Challenge premiere party raises $18,000 for Community Cooperative

2022-05-09T14:00:48-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

A fundraiser on April 4 at Bruno’s of Brooklyn raised $18,000 for Community Cooperative. The ticketed dinner featured a live auction and the premiere of chef-owner Cal Bruno’s Plate It Up Challenge. For the video series, Community Cooperative challenged chef-owner Cal Bruno to create a dish in 30 minutes using surprise ingredients donated to the [...]

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 [...]

Elite DNA Therapy Services to host food collection drive May 16-31 for Harry Chapin Food Bank

2022-05-06T15:03:49-04:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Elite DNA Therapy Services, a comprehensive mental and behavioral health service provider, is hosting a food collection drive May 16-31 to support area food banks in their efforts to feed local families during the summer. According to pre-pandemic data from Feeding Florida, 3.1 million Floridians lack access to healthy food, 800,000 of which are children. [...]

Avow presents Armed Forces Appreciation Day ceremony May 20

2022-05-06T11:51:59-04:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Avow Veterans Committee invites veterans from all branches and their families to a free event Friday, May 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Avow’s Dick Lee & Mary Martha Tonra Waterview Room in the Ispiri Community Center, 1205 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples. The event will also be available starting at noon on Facebook Live. [...]

Pace Center for Girls announces May 12 Love That Dress! collection event, ‘Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club’

2022-05-04T15:11:55-04:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee announces the return of the Love That Dress! collection event, “Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club,” on Thursday, May 12. Taking place at the exclusive St. Charles Harbour Yacht Club, guests can enjoy an evening of live music, silent and live auctions, hors d'oeuvres and refreshing cocktails. The live auction [...]

Better Together to host Better Luncheon May 14 for parents in Southwest Florida

2022-05-03T11:13:17-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting a Better Luncheon for Southwest Florida parents on Saturday, May 14 in Bonita Springs. Better Together organizes a luncheon program at various locations each month to bring parents together for community, to support each other and [...]

Women in Business to explore mentoring opportunities in Southwest Florida at May 4 networking event

2022-05-03T09:38:01-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will offer valuable insight on mentoring opportunities in the Greater Fort Myers area during its networking event on Wednesday, May 4 at Busey Bank in Fort Myers. Welcoming five organizations from across Southwest Florida, the May program will showcase several opportunities for mentorships within [...]

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 [...]

Community Cooperative’s ‘souper’ satisfying Empty Bowls raises $24,000

2022-04-25T13:46:38-04:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Community Cooperative raised over $24,000 on April 9 at the return of Empty Bowls, an event that had not been held in Lee County since 2017. Empty Bowls included a soup competition and community entertainment to benefit Community Cooperative’s emergency food programs, which include Sam’s Community Café & Kitchen, the Community Market, Meals on Wheels [...]

Mighty Mussels April 26-May 1 homestand: Brian Baumgartner, Beerfest and costumed characters

2022-04-22T09:33:20-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels will return to Hammond Stadium on April 26 for a six-game series against the Clearwater Threshers. Homestand highlights include a celebrity appearance by Brian Baumgartner, an actor from The Office, the first of five Beerfest events this season and two games where fans are encouraged to dress in costumes – [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company to host Cinco de Mayo festivities May 5, Brunch & Brews May 8

2022-04-20T09:06:03-04:00April 20th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is celebrating Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day with two events held Thursday, May 5 and Sunday, May 8. On May 5, the brewery’s Cinco de Mayo celebration from 2 to 10 p.m. will feature a limited-edition beer release, food truck rally and live music. Fort Myers Brewing is releasing No [...]

Shoeless Joe’s to host Kentucky Derby Party on May 7

2022-04-19T13:49:33-04:00April 19th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , |

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – Shoeless Joe’s Sports Café is hosting its annual Kentucky Derby Party on Saturday, May 7, featuring Derby-themed food, drinks and fanfare in celebration of America’s longest-running annual sporting event. Shoeless Joe’s is offering an authentic taste of Derby with $5 servings of Kentucky burgoo, a hearty southern-style stew, [...]

Better Together, First United Methodist to host April 23 community job and resource fair

2022-04-15T11:45:35-04:00April 15th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

​Better Together and First United Methodist Church of Pinellas Park are partnering to host a community job fair for Pinellas Park-area residents from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. The church-based job fair not only connects job seekers with local employers who are ready to hire, but also provides resources to facilitate [...]

BBQ, Bands & Brew raises over $85,000 for Lee BIA Builders Care

2022-04-15T09:58:15-04:00April 15th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care’s popular BBQ, Bands & Brew fundraising event has raised more than $85,000 and counting to support the nonprofit in its mission to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means. The festival, held April [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation raises $85,766 at Voices of Hope Gala

2022-04-13T12:01:13-04:00April 13th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $85,766 at its second annual Voices of Hope Gala to support programs benefiting children in the foster care system. The foundation also presented philanthropist Jerry Galeana with its prestigious HOPE Award. Held March 3, the gala was a virtual event livestreamed into supporters’ homes and watch [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to host Nonprofit Expo at April 21 luncheon

2022-04-13T11:39:09-04:00April 13th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will feature a nonprofit expo during its monthly luncheon on April 21, providing an opportunity for business professionals to learn more about nonprofit organizations that are members of the Chamber. Some of the organizations that will be showcased include Archway Institute, Family Initiative, Home Base Southwest Florida, Hope [...]

Leadership NEXT to host networking social at Scotlynn on April 12

2022-04-11T14:03:03-04:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will host a networking program from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, at Scotlynn USA Division, located at 9597 Gulf Research Lane in Fort Myers. Scotlynn is a premier transportation and logistics provider that specializes in hauling time sensitive refrigerated produce with seven offices [...]

Guadalupe Resale Shop celebrates style, mission at Fashion Show

2022-04-11T12:24:40-04:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Nearly 140 fashionistas gathered at Guadalupe Resale Shop for a spirited Fashion Show and Private Sale showcasing designer apparel, shoes, handbags, jewelry and hats. Held March 27 at Guadalupe Resale Shop in North Naples, the sold-out fashion show featured 12 volunteer models wearing trendy cocktail and party dresses, business attire, formalwear, casualwear and athletic apparel. [...]

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