‘Clips for Cancer’ event throughout September to raise money for children with cancer

2021-09-02T12:17:17-04:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Clips for Cancer kicks off Sept. 1 to raise the funds necessary to ensure that programs and services are available for the increasing number of local children diagnosed with cancer at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Throughout September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, local community leaders will allow pediatric cancer survivors to shave [...]

FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers offers complimentary fall-risk screenings through ‘Fight the Fall’

2021-08-30T20:58:16-04:00August 30th, 2021|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers is offering complimentary fall-risk screenings during September through Fight the Fall, a month-long initiative to help community members understand their risks of falling. According to the National Council on Aging, more than one in four seniors fall each year, with many incidents leading to hospitalization. Falls are the leading cause of fatal [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber announces schedule for inaugural SWFL Craft Beer Week Sept. 2-6

2021-08-26T17:22:30-04:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is presenting its inaugural SWFL Craft Beer Week on Sept. 2-6 with a series of events celebrating Southwest Florida’s craft breweries. SWFL Craft Beer Week kicks off the celebration with an exclusive VIP event – Beers, Bowling & Bites at HeadPinz Fort Myers – and continues with events [...]

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County opens registration for FORE-the-Kids Golf Tournament on Nov. 6

2021-08-24T09:38:34-04:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has opened registration for its 18th Annual FORE-the-Kids Golf Tournament, which features championship golf, a cocktail party, live and silent auctions, awards ceremony, music and more. FORE-the-Kids begins with a shotgun start on Saturday, Nov. 6 at The Golf Club at Fiddler’s Creek, a 7,157-yard championship course that [...]

Better Together to host community job fair Aug. 25 for Chicago Heights-area job seekers

2021-08-23T13:37:36-04:00August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

​ Better Together and Family Church are partnering to host a community job fair for Chicago Heights-area residents from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25. The church-based job fair will connect job seekers with 20 local employers who are ready to hire. Participating employers include Chicago Heights Steel, Chicagoland Prison Outreach, Faith [...]

Construction begins on PopStroke Sarasota

2021-08-23T11:20:18-04:00August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Stevens Construction and PopStroke today announce construction has begun on PopStroke Sarasota. PopStroke is an experiential golf and casual dining concept merging a dynamic, technologically advanced competitive golf environment with food and beverage. Stevens Construction will build a two-story 10,934-square-foot building, which includes an open-air restaurant with multiple open decks and covered dining areas and [...]

Tickets still available for fall Market Trends summit on Sept. 9

2021-08-23T18:54:44-04:00August 20th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tickets are still available for the fall Market Trends summit, the second real estate forum of 2021, taking place on Thursday, Sept. 9 at Caloosa Sound Convention Center & Amphitheater in Fort Myers. General admission event tickets are $50 and include a comprehensive data book. Tables ranging $440 to $950 are also available for groups [...]

Women in Business moves 2021 APEX Awards to Nov. 12

2021-08-18T19:24:50-04:00August 17th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee has announced a new date for its APEX Awards luncheon. The ceremony will now be held on Friday, Nov. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village in Cape Coral. Presented by Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee launches Love That Dress! virtual auction, Women of Influence collection Aug. 13-23

2021-08-12T12:45:38-04:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee will host its Love That Dress! virtual auction Aug. 13-23, offering an expansive selection of high-end packages, collections and experiences up for bid to support Pace, Lee programs. Each year, generous donors provide dozens of silent auction packages to feature at Pace, Lee’s Love That Dress! shopping extravaganza. Starting on [...]

Leadership NEXT to spotlight Collaboratory on Aug. 10

2021-08-06T18:10:29-04:00August 6th, 2021|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, Aug. 10 at Collaboratory in Fort Myers. The Leadership NEXT program will feature an update from Collaboratory, the nonprofit formerly known as the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. Collaboratory President and CEO Sarah Owen will [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber Foundation to host Summertime Backyard BBQ Craft Beer Dinner on Aug. 12

2021-08-03T18:45:34-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Foundation is hosting a Summertime Backyard BBQ Craft Beer Dinner fundraiser with Palm City Brewing on Thursday, Aug. 12 at the Crowne Plaza in Fort Myers. Proceeds from the event benefit the Foundation’s efforts to enhance education and professional development at a variety of levels as well as [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation hosts ‘Back to School with the Blue’ backpack giveaway

2021-08-03T15:28:28-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, distributed backpacks stuffed with school supplies to more than 200 Southwest Florida students as the new school year begins. The Foundation’s second annual “Back to School with the Blue” backpack giveaway, in partnership with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, was held July 31 at the Lee County [...]

Women in Business to kick off APEX Awards season with Aug. 4 networking social

2021-08-02T16:01:10-04:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will kick off the 15th season of its annual APEX Awards with a networking social on Wednesday, Aug. 4. Women in Business will host a casual afternoon of networking that provides an opportunity for attendees to learn more about the annual APEX Awards and [...]

Vibe Yoga offers Parent’s Night Out with Kids’ Yoga

2021-07-29T09:55:54-04:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Vibe Yoga is offering parents an opportunity to plan a date night from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 13, 20 and 27 while kids ages 2-12 enjoy yoga, arts, crafts and games. The sessions recognize the chaos that comes with back-to-school time, and the need for parents and children to experience calm. In addition, parents [...]

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County to host Great Futures Grand Slam luncheon on Oct. 18

2021-07-27T11:57:34-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County is launching its annual Great Futures Start Here fundraising campaign at the Great Futures Grand Slam luncheon on Oct. 18. The Grand Slam luncheon starts at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 18 at the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County’s Nichols campus in Naples. The luncheon [...]

Avow hosts Aug. 5 job fair for nurses, social workers

2021-07-27T08:42:19-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Avow is hiring RNs, LPNs, CNAs, social workers and other healthcare positions, and is hosting a job fair from 2 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Avow campus at 1095 Whippoorwill Lane in Naples. Available bonuses are $2,000 for LPNs and CNA-HHAs, $5,000 for social workers and $15,000 for RNs. At the job fair, [...]

Dress for Success SW Florida announces fashion designers for signature fundraiser Aug. 27

2021-07-23T10:30:53-04:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Dress for Success SW Florida has almost reached its goal of a sold-out event and has only 52 tickets available for its signature fundraiser, A REcycled Night Through the Decades, on Friday, Aug. 27 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs. A REcycled Night Through [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to hold 28th annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 8-10

2021-07-21T14:40:38-04:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will hold the 28th annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 8-10 to benefit the Conservancy’s commitment to water quality protection, as well as preservation and enhancement of local fisheries. The Friday Night Kickoff Party returns this year after a year off due to the pandemic Friday, Oct. [...]

Openings are still available in popular weekly ‘Camp Wonder’ sessions at Wonder Gardens

2021-07-21T12:26:42-04:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Wonder Gardens has openings for students entering grades 3-5 in weekly “Camp Wonder” summer camp sessions offering educational wildlife experiences, hands-on activities and science exploration. Open remaining sessions include: Plant Wonder, July 26-30. Campers will learn about different plants, what makes them unique, and the unusual ways we benefit from plants. Campers will learn [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to explore unique ways companies help their community at Aug. 18 luncheon

2021-07-20T08:44:43-04:00July 20th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 18 will explore the unique ways companies are helping their communities in Southwest Florida. Attendees of the Chamber luncheon will hear from a dynamic panel of local business professionals, who have implemented creative ways to serve their community. The five guest speakers include [...]

Sponsors needed for annual ‘Clips for Cancer’ event to help children with cancer

2021-07-16T11:38:14-04:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Sponsors are needed for Clips for Cancer, a month-long event in September that raises the funds necessary to ensure that programs and services are available for the increasing number of local children diagnosed with cancer at Golisano Children’s Hospital. During childhood cancer awareness month, local community leaders will shave their heads to empower cancer patients [...]

The School District of Lee County to host Careers & Conversations July 29

2021-07-14T13:03:36-04:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Informational event to provide insight on teaching positions within the District The School District of Lee County is hosting Social Lee: Careers & Conversations, an informational event that will provide insight on teaching positions within the District, on Thursday, July 29 in Fort Myers. Ideal for prospective career-changers and working professionals, attendees will have the [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to explore importance, impact of Southwest Florida nonprofits at July 22 luncheon

2021-07-09T14:18:22-04:00July 9th, 2021|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 July 22, providing an opportunity for business professionals to learn more about nonprofit organizations that are members of the Chamber. Organizations that will be showcased include Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center, BelieveNBooks, Boys & Girls Club of [...]

Leadership NEXT to discuss Fort Myers Beach development on July 13

2021-07-09T13:57:30-04:00July 9th, 2021|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, July 13 at Bimini Bait Shack in Fort Myers. The Leadership NEXT program will discuss development occurring on Fort Myers Beach, covering a range of topics including the state of business on Fort Myers [...]

Women in Business to explore best ways to jump-start your business at July 7 networking event

2021-07-02T15:58:28-04:00July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will explore tips for successfully jump-starting a new or current business during its networking event on Wednesday, July 7. Starting at 5:15 p.m., the program will feature a panel of five guest speakers that will share tips and common misconceptions in their areas of [...]

Pace Center for Girls brings back Love That Dress! shopping event Aug. 19-21

2021-06-30T14:36:40-04:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County is bringing back its popular fundraising event, Love That Dress! with a new twist. This year, the event will be three fun-filled days of shopping Thursday, Aug. 19 through Saturday, Aug. 21 at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Estero. Described as the ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year, [...]

Dress for Success SW Florida announces signature fundraiser ‘A REcycled Night Through the Decades’

2021-06-28T13:01:41-04:00June 28th, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dress for Success SW Florida announces its signature fundraiser, A REcycled Night Through the Decades, on Friday, Aug. 27 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs. A REcycled Night Through the Decades is a one-of-a-kind experience where 17 local designers showcase runway-ready ensembles crafted from [...]

Sponsors are needed for Community Cooperative’s 16th Annual Becoming Cosmopolitan: ‘Gone Country’ fundraising event on Oct. 7

2021-06-23T12:24:44-04:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The popular event to help our hungry and homeless returns with a new theme and location. Community Cooperative will be hosting the return of the popular annual fall fundraiser, Becoming Cosmopolitan: Gone Country, on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. at The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon in Fort Myers. This marks the 16th year [...]

Zane Lamprey’s ‘Laughs & Drafts Brewery Tour’ comes to Fort Myers Brewing June 30

2021-06-18T15:39:31-04:00June 18th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company will host award-winning travel show host and comedian Zane Lamprey for a night of stand-up comedy and craft beer on Wednesday, June 30. A popular TV travel host for numerous shows, including Three Sheets and Drinking Made Easy, Lamprey has been seen touring the world to master local drinking customs as [...]

Matanzas on the Bay to feature food special, live music to celebrate Father’s Day June 20

2021-06-16T09:17:41-04:00June 16th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach will celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, June 20, offering an all-day dining special from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and live music for dads and guests to enjoy. In addition to its regular menu options, Matanzas on the Bay will offer a 14-ounce slow-roasted prime rib with [...]

Child Care of Southwest Florida to host teacher workshop on June 19

2021-06-14T11:08:48-04:00June 14th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Child Care of Southwest Florida is hosting a free continuing education workshop on June 19 to help early childhood education teachers sharpen their classroom leadership skills. “Diving Deeper into Instructional Support” is a three-hour course that will help teachers become better facilitators in the classroom and encourage children to expand their learning. The class covers [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce installs 2021-2022 Board of Directors

2021-06-14T08:23:51-04:00June 14th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the installation of its 2021-2022 Board of Directors and officers for the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors will be led by board chair Angela [...]

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida launch climate change patch

2021-06-11T07:27:03-04:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, in partnership with Growing Climate Solutions, has launched a new climate change patch that recognizes Girl Scouts who are willing to advocate for the environment. Girl Scouts earn patches for participating in events, activities and programs, and display their patches on the back of vests or sashes. To earn the [...]

Fort Myers Brewing to host 2021 Summer Beer Fest June 18-20

2021-06-08T17:12:59-04:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is kicking off the hottest season of the year with its ninth annual Summer Beer Fest June 18-20, a three-day summer bash featuring a variety of live music, food trucks and more than 30 specialty beers. From Friday, June 18 through Sunday, June 20, the party of the season will feature [...]

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 [...]

Market Trends opens registration for Sept. 9 real estate summit

2021-06-02T09:12:32-04:00June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Market Trends of Southwest Florida has opened registration for its real estate summit on Sept. 9, when a trio of local experts will share updates from an explosive year in the residential and commercial real estate markets. Market Trends, which will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9 at Caloosa Sound [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to appoint 2021-2022 Board of Directors at June 11 luncheon

2021-06-02T08:19:27-04:00June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce invites the community to attend the installation of its 2021-2022 Board of Directors and officers on Friday, June 11 during its monthly luncheon at the Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower in Fort Myers. During the event, Chamber President and CEO Colleen DePasquale will share an update on Chamber [...]

Leadership NEXT to discuss Southwest Florida’s real estate market

2021-06-01T11:40:04-04:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will host a networking program on June 8 to discuss the current condition of Southwest Florida’s real estate market and the Lee County tax certificate sale. Leadership NEXT attendees will learn the latest insights into the local real estate market, presented by Jason Jakus on behalf [...]

Women in Business to announce finalists for APEX Awards at June 2 networking event

2021-05-24T09:24:34-04:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will announce the top finalists of its annual APEX Awards during its monthly networking program on Wednesday, June 2. The APEX Awards recognizes women with outstanding reputations for professionalism, philanthropy and leadership in Southwest Florida. The June networking event will celebrate all 17 nominees [...]

Community Cooperative’s annual Soup Kitchen Benefit honors the late Sam Galloway, Jr., raising money for the hungry

2021-05-18T12:04:04-04:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The 18th annual Sam Galloway, Jr. & Friends Soup Kitchen Benefit was held May 6 to raise much needed funds for Community Cooperative. The event honored the organization's founder, the late Sam Galloway, Jr., who passed away in March. Community Cooperative’s Board of Directors announced the Community Café, known as the Fort Myers soup kitchen, [...]

Better Together to host community job fair May 13 for Venice-area job seekers

2021-05-11T12:52:16-04:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Better Together and Venice Bible Church are partnering to host a community job fair for Venice-area residents from 9 a.m. to noon. on Thursday, May 13. The church-based job fair will connect job seekers with local employers who are ready to hire. Participating employers include Aston Gardens at Pelican Pointe, Dunkin’, Tri County Air Conditioning [...]

Market Trends announces Sept. 9 event to update historic year for real estate in Southwest Florida

2021-05-11T11:21:19-04:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Real Estate|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Market Trends of Southwest Florida will present a second real estate forum in 2021 during what’s shaping up to be a historic year for commercial and residential real estate. The fall Market Trends summit will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9 at Caloosa Sound Convention Center & Amphitheater in Fort [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to host virtual 5-Day 5K in May

2021-04-28T18:27:28-04:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is inviting the community to get active by hitting the trails or treadmill for its second annual virtual 5K, taking place Wednesday, May 5 through Sunday, May 9. Presented by Lee Health, the 5-Day 5K in May encourages people to walk, run, skip or bike at their own [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to host virtual Baby Shower for wildlife on June 5

2021-04-28T12:53:49-04:00April 28th, 2021|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; animal admissions double during spring and summer months. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s [...]

Women in Business to highlight operational excellence, company growth during May 5 program

2021-04-28T18:21:31-04:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host its monthly networking event on Wednesday, May 5. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from guest speaker Helen Edenfield, global director of facilities and operations excellence at NeoGenomics Laboratories, a cancer diagnostics company currently expanding its state-of-the-art headquarters in south Fort [...]

Shangri-La Springs offers Garden Tea Party May 11 in celebration of Mother’s Day

2021-04-28T18:12:14-04:00April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Participants will tour the garden followed by tea in the courtyard In celebration of Mother’s Day, Shangri-La Springs, the historic property in downtown Bonita Springs celebrating 100 years, will offer a garden tour and tea on Tuesday, May 11 at 2 p.m. The event will start with an educational tour of the garden focusing on [...]

Volunteers needed for Community Cooperative’s annual Soup Kitchen Benefit

2021-04-21T14:11:49-04:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Volunteers are needed for Community Cooperative’s 18th annual Sam Galloway, Jr. & Friends Soup Kitchen Benefit on May 6. The event raises money that helps thousands of men, women and children in our community who struggle with hunger and homelessness, and this year’s benefit will be particularly significant since the event’s creator, Sam Galloway, Jr., [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care to host inaugural charity poker tournament on April 30

2021-04-20T17:00:24-04:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Tickets, sponsorships available with proceeds to support local homeowners in need Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), is hosting its inaugural Hearts & Hammer Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament on Friday, April 30. Presented by All Star Equipment Rentals and Sales, Inc., this purpose-driven poker tournament offers [...]

Better Together hosts Nationwide Day of Second Chances April 29

2021-04-08T16:11:39-04:00April 8th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

For its second consecutive year, Better Together is breaking down employment barriers with its Nationwide Day of Second Chances held on Thursday, April 29. Every year, more than 650,000 Americans are released from prison and faced with challenges for re-entering the workforce. Better Together created a Day of Second Chances to help people overcome barriers [...]

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County seeks 500 summer camp sponsors

2021-04-07T11:08:50-04:00April 7th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County is looking for sponsors for its 2021 summer camp program. Through the “Sponsor a Camper” initiative, supporters can make a single, tax-deductible donation of $500 to ensure a family will not have to pay the full cost of summer camp programming. As the COVID-19 pandemic has prolonged [...]

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