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Dine Out at Ocean Prime Naples, Tampa and Orlando and Help End Childhood Hunger

2018-01-16T11:37:51+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In celebration of National Carrot Cake Day (February 3), Ocean Prime Naples, Tampa and Orlando will donate $1 from every slice sold February 3 through 9* of their signature Ten Layer Carrot Cake to No Kid Hungry. $1 is the equivalent of 10 meals for children struggling with hunger in America. To date, Ocean Prime [...]

“Star Paws” to descend on Bell Tower Shops for Jan. 12 Yappy Hour

2018-01-10T11:15:50+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pet-friendly, Star Wars-themed event to benefit Gulf Coast Humane Society Bell Tower Shops, Southwest Florida’s dog-friendly shopping, dining and entertainment destination, is partnering with the Gulf Coast Humane Society to host a Star Wars-themed, “Star Paws” Yappy Hour block party on Friday, Jan. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Court. Held on the [...]

Guadalupe Center names Omar Jaimes as student speaker for 2018 Signature Event, “Welcome Aboard”

2018-01-09T17:14:34+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Imagine a father telling their young child that they’re not good enough for an education. That was the experience of now 17-year-old Omar Jaimes, the student speaker for Guadalupe Center’s 2018 Signature Event, “Welcome Aboard.” During the event, which will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, the high [...]

Guadalupe Center unveils “Welcome Aboard” annual Signature Event auction items up for bid on Jan. 17

2017-12-14T15:34:33+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, is excited to announce five show-stopping items up for auction at its 2018 Signature Event, “Welcome Aboard.” Presented by The Moglia Family Foundation on behalf of Amy and Paul Heuerman, “Welcome Aboard” will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at [...]

Society at Bell Tower Shops spreads cheer with holiday toy drive

2017-12-12T10:31:54+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Toy donations accepted through Dec. 14 to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital Celebrating the season of giving, Society, a new modern American restaurant at Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers, is spreading holiday cheer with a special toy drive to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital. Now through Thursday, Dec. 14, guests can bring a new, unwrapped toy [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names 2017-2018 trustees of the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2017-12-08T17:05:03+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced the 2017-2018 trustees of its annual signature fundraising event, the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest. Dedicated to supporting the organization’s mission to advance pediatric health care and health sciences in Southwest Florida, the 2017-2018 trustees include Bev and Art Cherry, Christin and David Collins, Cheryl and Dave Copham, [...]

Matanzas on the Bay to host fundraising event Dec. 8 benefiting Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida

2017-12-04T12:34:42+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay, an upscale-casual waterfront dining destination on Fort Myers Beach, is hosting its annual fundraising event for the Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida on Friday, Dec. 8. Throughout the day, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy caroling by the Symphonic Chorale, and Matanzas on the Bay will be donating a portion [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. presents $200,000 to Florida Gulf Coast University

2017-12-04T12:21:39+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is pleased to present $200,000 to Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) in support of the school’s health science programs. Promoting quality education for Southwest Florida’s next generation of health care providers, the contribution will help provide scholarships for deserving students enrolled in FGCU’s health science programs. In 2015, SWFL Children’s Charities, [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names four new beneficiaries of 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2017-12-01T15:18:26+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced four new beneficiaries of its 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest: PACE Center for Girls of Lee County, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, SalusCare, Inc. and The Heights Foundation. Collectively, these beneficiaries will receive 10 percent of the auction proceeds from the 2018 Southwest Florida Wine [...]

Waterside Shops Hosts Annual Toy Drive on Dec. 2 to Benefit Guadalupe Center

2017-11-28T09:38:52+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Waterside Shops, the Gulf Coast’s premier shopping and dining destination, will host its Annual Toy Drive on Saturday, Dec. 2, to benefit the children of the Guadalupe Center. Now through Friday, Dec. 1, guests can drop new, unwrapped toys at Waterside Shops’ Management Offices to ensure each child receiving life-transforming services at Guadalupe Center has [...]

Registration now open for Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s fourth annual WaterWorks Luncheon

2017-11-27T11:44:07+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Water Brothers, eco-adventure filmmakers to keynote Jan. 18 event Registration is now available for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s fourth annual WaterWorks Luncheon, taking place at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18 at the Conservancy Nature Center. Advocating for Southwest Florida’s most valuable natural resource, water, the fundraising event will include lunch and a [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts holiday Yappy Hour Dec. 8, benefiting Gulf Coast Humane Society

2017-11-27T10:51:15+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pet-friendly, “howliday”-themed event to feature live music, fun and adoptable pets Bell Tower Shops and the Gulf Coast Humane Society have partnered to host a “howliday”-themed Yappy Hour block party on Friday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Court. Held on the second Friday of each month, Yappy Hour is the area's [...]

Fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk raises $20,700 for Lung Cancer Research Council

2017-11-21T14:03:39+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council’s fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk and Mile of Memories Memorial Walk on Nov. 4 raised more than $20,700 to benefit the Lung Cancer Research Council. Held at the Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, the 5K race recognized hundreds of loved ones that were lost to lung cancer, also [...]

Matanzas on the Bay’s inaugural Wine on the Waterfront raises $6,000 for Operation Open Arms

2017-11-20T13:59:48+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Proceeds to support nonprofit’s military outreach efforts Matanzas on the Bay hosted its inaugural “Wine on the Waterfront” fundraising event on Nov. 11, raising $6,000 to support the mission of Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military personnel. Event proceeds will support Operation [...]

2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, raises $100,000 for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

2017-11-16T12:41:53+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Laureates Edward V. Staros and Mark Wilson inducted into Business Hall of Fame   Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recently raised $100,000 during its 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County event at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples beach resort in Naples. Funds will benefit local Junior Achievement programs, which prepare students for business success through hands-on [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. donates $2.7 million to Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida

2017-11-14T11:58:14+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to supporting health care and health science education in Southwest Florida, recently presented $2.7 million to Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, with $1 million designated to address the vital need for children’s mental and behavioral health programs. Contributions were raised through the 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts “Furry Fans” Yappy Hour Nov. 10, benefiting Gulf Coast Humane Society

2017-10-25T09:26:19+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pet-friendly, football-themed event to feature live music, fun and adoptable pets Bell Tower Shops and the Gulf Coast Humane Society have partnered to host a football-themed, “Furry Fans” Yappy Hour block party on Friday, Nov. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Court. Held on the second Friday of each month, Yappy Hour is [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care names sponsors for inaugural Charity Clay Shoot

2017-10-23T11:56:24+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) has announced the sponsors for its inaugural Charity Clay Shoot, a tournament that will aid the organization in providing emergency repairs and construction services at no cost to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners in Lee County. With great support [...]

Guadalupe Center partners with celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart to raise funds for Hurricane Irma survivors

2017-10-12T09:47:00+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Photographer’s “Resilient Light” project captures the resilience of the Immokalee community Following Hurricane Irma, renowned photographer Jeremy Cowart and crew traveled to Southwest Florida to capture the undocumented strength of victims of Hurricane Irma. Using an innovative lighting process, Cowart’s images captured the resilient light found in survivors, as they work to rebuild their lives. [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts “Howl-O-Ween” Yappy Hour Oct. 13, benefiting Gulf Coast Humane Society

2017-10-03T09:16:43+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Spooktacular, pet-friendly event to feature live music, fun and adoptable pets Bell Tower Shops and the Gulf Coast Humane Society have partnered to host a Halloween-themed Yappy Hour block party on Friday, Oct. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Court. Held on the second Friday of each month, Yappy Hour is the area's [...]

Lung Cancer Research Council hosts fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk Nov. 4

2017-09-28T10:37:59+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council will host its fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk and Mile of Memories Memorial Walk on Nov. 4 at the Charlotte Sports Park, located at 2300 El Jobean Rd. in Port Charlotte. Raising awareness and support for those who have been affected by lung cancer, the event will benefit the [...]

Naples Soap Company raising funds for Hurricane Irma victims

2017-09-19T12:18:05+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Key West, Naples stores temporarily closed for repairs In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Naples Soap Company is supporting the recovery efforts of the many communities it calls home by donating a portion of its online proceeds made via www.NaplesSoap.com during the month of September to benefit victims of Hurricane Irma. Naples Soap Company’s Naples [...]

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants to Donate Profits on September 18 to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Relief

2017-09-14T15:15:17+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, Ocean Prime seek to raise $150,000 through company-wide fundraiser Cameron Mitchell Restaurants recently announced that the company will donate all profits on Monday, September 18, to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. The restaurant group, which operates 30 restaurants from coast-to-coast, will host the company-wide fundraiser to support those affected by [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware accepts donations to support hurricane relief

2017-09-19T11:09:11+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Local hardware store supports American Red Cross programs To assist the Hurricane Harvey national relief efforts, Sunshine Ace Hardware is accepting monetary donations to the American Red Cross at all eight locations in Collier, Lee, Charlotte and Pinellas counties. The community is invited to give donations in-store at the register, no purchase necessary. All donations [...]

Guadalupe Center presents “Welcome Aboard” annual Signature Event Jan. 17, announces Amy Heuerman as chair

2017-08-29T12:50:07+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Moglia Family Foundation named presenting sponsor, additional sponsorships available Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, is proud to announce that Amy Heuerman will chair its 2018 Signature Event, “Welcome Aboard,” on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at the Ritz Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. Proceeds from the annual [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. announces 2017-2018 board of directors

2017-08-23T15:33:59+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is pleased to introduce its 2017-2018 board of directors, recently elected during the organization’s annual trustee meeting to serve a one-year term through July 2018. The 2017-2018 board of directors is led by Elaine Hawkins, president, and Andie Vogt, vice president. Other officers include: [...]

Guadalupe Center kicks off school year with Back to School Shoes & Supplies Drive

2017-08-03T13:40:50+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a non-profit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, and community partners recently came together to present the 25th annual Back to School Shoes & Supplies Drive, helping more than 250 Immokalee school children start their school year off on the right foot with properly fitting, high-quality shoes and much-needed [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts “School Spirit” Yappy Hour Aug. 11, benefiting Gulf Coast Humane Society

2017-08-02T11:50:25+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

In time for back to school, Bell Tower Shops and the Gulf Coast Humane Society have partnered to host a “school spirit” Yappy Hour block party on Friday, Aug. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Court. Held on the second Friday of each month, Yappy Hour is the area's largest pet-friendly social hour. [...]

Industry partners band together to donate equipment trailer to Lee BIA Builders Care

2017-07-26T16:26:35+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Trailer to assist in providing emergency repairs to Lee County residents in need Earlier this year, board members and long-time supporters of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA) pledged funds to provide Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee BIA, with a much-needed equipment trailer. Donated at no cost to Lee BIA [...]

Registration now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Bowl-A-Thon

2017-07-19T16:19:54+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event to support student programs on financial literacy, work readiness, entrepreneurship Team registration is now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s sixth annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraising event, taking place 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at HeadPinz Entertainment Center, located at 14513 Global Pkwy. in Fort Myers. The event will support Junior Achievement [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts Yappy Hour July 14, benefitting Gulf Coast Humane Society

2017-07-07T18:26:13+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Patriotic pet-friendly event to feature live music, fun and adoptable pets Bell Tower Shops and the Gulf Coast Humane Society have partnered to host a Yappy Hour event on Friday, July 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Court. Held on the second Friday of each month, Yappy Hour is the area's largest pet [...]

Guadalupe Center holds 25th annual Back-to-School Shoes & Supplies Drive

2017-07-05T15:34:48+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Local Community Groups Team Up to Help Immokalee Students Start the School Year Off on the Right Foot The Guadalupe Center, a non-profit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through the education of children, is proud to host its 25th annual Back to School Shoes & Supplies Drive from July 17 – 21. [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Edward Staros, Mark Wilson to 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2017-06-26T19:13:04+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce that Edward Staros, vice president and managing director of The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples, and Mark Wilson, president and CEO of London Bay Homes, will be inducted into its 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County. The laureates will be honored during a dinner and awards [...]

Matanzas on the Bay’s Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ raises more than $7,000 for Operation Open Arms

2017-06-14T18:22:37+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Proceeds to support outreach and PTSD mental health care efforts for U.S. troops Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach recently hosted its fourth annual Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ on May 27, raising more than $7,000 to benefit Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to host Bowl-A-Thon Aug. 30

2017-05-31T13:55:06+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Proceeds to support student programs on financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship Bowling enthusiasts and beginners alike will join Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida on Wednesday, Aug. 30 for the sixth annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraising event, taking place 6 to 8:30 p.m. at HeadPinz Entertainment Center, located at 14513 Global Pkwy. in Fort Myers. Registration will [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities Trustees announce 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest event, co-chairs

2017-05-30T17:49:29+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New date and location for the signature fundraising event’s 10th anniversary The trustees of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. have announced that the 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest will take place on March 2 and 3. The two-day signature event will feature uniquely themed Chef Vintner Dinners on March 2, held at private venues [...]

Meet Commissioner Donna Fiala, Contributing Author of “The People’s Commissioner” at Cookout at Sunshine Ace East Naples this Saturday, May 6

2017-05-03T15:29:44+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware will host community champion and contributing author of “The People’s Commissioner,” Board of County Commissioners, District 1 Commissioner Donna Fiala, for an intimate book signing and old fashioned cookout from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, at Sunshine Ace Hardware, 4433 Tamiami Trail, East Naples, FL 34112.  Members of [...]

FGCU reveals auction items up for bid at Wanderlust 2017

2017-03-27T20:36:26+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

28th annual Wanderlust event to be held April 1 The Wanderlust 2017 committee has revealed the culinary and travel experiences that will be up for bid during Florida Gulf Coast University’s (FGCU) 28th annual Wanderlust 2017, taking place Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Six Bends Harley-Davidson in Fort Myers, followed [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to host Breaking Par Gala & Golf Tournament

2017-03-27T20:24:37+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Two-day fundraising event to be held April 22-23 Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will host the fifth annual Breaking Par Gala & Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 22 through Sunday, April 23 at The Club at Grandezza, located at 11481 Grande Oak Blvd. in Estero. The two-day event includes a gala dinner at 5:30 p.m. [...]

Tumaini Fund to host Colors of Hope benefit gala March 18

2017-03-10T22:09:33+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Proceeds to aid impoverished orphans and widows in Tanzania   The Naples-based nonprofit organization Tumaini Fund USA will host its annual “Colors of Hope” benefit gala and auction on Saturday, March 18 to raise funds to support thousands of impoverished AIDS orphans and widows in the Kagera region of northwest Tanzania, one of the poorest [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida presents Magic Under the Mangroves fundraising gala March 2

2017-02-20T15:49:39+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will host the 13th annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala dinner and auction fundraiser on Thursday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center. Presented by Northern Trust and William Raveis Real Estate, the fundraising event recognizes the importance of protecting the natural environment and [...]

Vendor spaces, sponsorships available for Lee BIA Builders Care’s BBQ, Bands & Brew

2017-01-31T14:49:03+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event proceeds to benefit Lee BIA Builders Care Vendor spaces and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Lee BIA Builders Care’s ninth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew fundraising event, taking place Sunday, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts, located at 10091 McGregor Blvd. in Fort [...]

Tickets, sponsorships available for Florida Gulf Coast University’s Culinary and Travel Extravaganza, Wanderlust 2017

2017-01-25T16:34:50+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Early registration ends Jan. 31 Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Florida Gulf Coast University’s (FGCU) 28th annual Wanderlust, a culinary and travel auction extravaganza that supports FGCU’s School of Resort & Hospitality Management. Produced by students within FGCU’s School of Resort & Hospitality Management, the event [...]

Tickets available for Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest’s Uncorked Celebration Party

2017-01-18T22:15:24+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

  Event to feature performances by The Loving Mary Band and Steeltown Religion SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is capping off a weekend of giving with the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest’s Uncorked Celebration Party, taking place Saturday, Feb. 25 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Six Bends Harley-Davidson in Fort Myers. The event follows [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. announces hosts of 2017 Chef Vintner Dinners

2017-01-07T06:32:01+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is pleased to announce the hosts of the 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest’s Chef Vintner Dinners, taking place Friday, Feb. 24. Ten extraordinary dinners will uncork the weekend of giving, where guests will enjoy a uniquely themed, intimate dining experience in [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care and Cape Coral Plumbing grant elderly woman the gift of hot water for Christmas

2016-12-23T17:09:05+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

On Friday, Dec. 23, Lee BIA Builders Care and Cape Coral Plumbing came together to provide a Christmas gift for an elderly woman who has been living without hot water for over a year. Kathleen Smith is a self-sufficient, strong-willed 87-year-old widow who has lived in her 960 square foot Fort Myers home since 1981. [...]

Around the Clock Fitness gives the gift of health, benefiting Children Cancer Foundation, Inc.

2016-12-19T23:09:49+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Around the Clock Fitness is inviting the Southwest Florida community to exercise their giving muscles this holiday season by giving the gift of health, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Children Cancer Foundation, Inc. Through Dec. 31, Around the Clock Fitness will donate 10 percent of each gift certificate purchase to support Children Cancer [...]

Pure Florida offers Cruise for Kids Jan. 16-22 to benefit Collier County schools

2016-12-15T23:05:08+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida invites the Southwest Florida community to join in supporting Collier County schools by hosting Cruise for Kids Monday, Jan. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 22 at its Naples location. During the Cruise for Kids week, Pure Florida will donate a portion of the proceeds from any of Pure Florida’s cruises or activities to Champions [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. presents $200,000 to Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College for scholarships

2016-12-09T21:32:18+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. recently presented $200,000 to both Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and to Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) to award scholarships to qualifying students within their health care programs. Over the past eight years, the organization has granted more than $1.6 million to FGCU and FSW for programs and scholarships focused on [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. to dedicate funds from Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to children’s behavioral health

2016-12-01T14:11:18+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One in ten children struggle with a mental health condition before the age of 10. Locally and across the country, there is a lack of resources for children in need of mental health care and this year, SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is dedicating its fund-a-cause dollars to the pediatric behavioral health initiative at Golisano Children’s [...]

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