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Lee BIA Builders Care announces music lineup, food vendors and sponsors for 10th annual BBQ, Bands & Brew on April 7

2019-03-11T23:09:00+04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Chasing Dallas, The Echo, Deb & The Dynamics and Bite the Bullet will be headlining the 10th annual BBQ, Bands & Brew festival on April 7 in Fort Myers. A highlight of each year’s event is an impressive lineup of Southwest Florida’s top pit masters competing for the title of “Best BBQ in Town.” Famous [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation to host 2019 March Madness Bracket Challenge

2019-03-06T22:04:13+04:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, and Iberia Bank will host their second annual March Madness Bracket Challenge to raise money for essential programs that assist abused, neglected and abandoned children in Southwest Florida. The pick ‘em challenge is an online bracket competition that awards points for correct picks in each round of the [...]

Minnesota Twins Celebrity Golf Classic raises more than $95,000 for Lee Health programs at Regional Cancer Center

2019-03-05T02:26:29+04:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Minnesota Twins players, coaches and alumni joined baseball fans and business sponsors at the 21st annual Minnesota Twins Celebrity Golf Classic, which raised more than $95,000 to support Lee Health programs at Regional Cancer Center. The Golf Classic featured Twins legends Bert Blyleven, Tony Oliva, Dan Gladden, Joe Nathan and a mix of current and [...]

Jersey Mike’s designates Little Red Wagon Fund at Golisano Children’s Hospital as beneficiary for March 27 Day of Giving

2019-03-01T23:18:25+04:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Throughout March, customers at four Jersey Mike’s locations in Southwest Florida can donate to the Little Red Wagon Fund at Golisano Children’s Hospital. The monthlong campaign culminates March 27 with Jersey Mike’s Day of Giving, when the four restaurants will donate 100 percent of the day’s sales to Golisano Children’s Hospital. The Little Red Wagon [...]

2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest totals more than $1.9 million

2019-02-28T01:45:06+04:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

More than 225 bidders came together for the 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest on Feb. 24, with Live Auction proceeds totaling more than $1.9 million in support of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc.’s efforts to build healthy minds and lives for the children of Southwest Florida. Held at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort [...]

Bell Tower Shops seeks Southwest Florida’s baddest dogs for Pug Fest on March 2

2019-02-22T17:51:42+04:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Good dogs and bad dogs are welcome at the 14th annual Pug Fest, which will be held March 2 at Bell Tower Shops. One of Southwest Florida’s favorite dog-friendly events, Pug Fest welcomes well-mannered canines of all breeds for a costume contest, fun activities and games of skill. This year’s Pug Fest theme is “Bad [...]

Hooters Fort Myers Pro Rodeo announces sponsors for Feb. 22-23 event

2019-02-15T02:46:57+04:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The seventh annual Hooters Fort Myers Pro Rodeo has secured more than two dozen generous corporate partnerships to sponsor the two-day event. Hooters is the title sponsor. Certified Heating and Cooling is the event’s presenting sponsor and Target Roofing & Sheet Metal is a major sponsor. Gold sponsors include Flood Zone Disaster Recovery Solutions and [...]

Old Hollywood Signature Event raises $1.2 million to support education programs at Guadalupe Center

2019-02-05T21:20:24+04:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guadalupe Center raised an impressive $1.2 million at its Old Hollywood Signature Event, funds that directly support the center’s educational programs in Immokalee. “Old Hollywood: The Glitz, The Glamour, The Giving” was held Jan. 17 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. More than 450 sponsors, supporters, students and staff members attended the gala, dinner and [...]

Aubuchon Team of Companies presents $12,000 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2019-01-24T20:16:48+04:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has received a $12,000 donation from Aubuchon Team of Companies in support of 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 [...]

Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon set for Jan. 11 at Mel’s Diner, Fort Myers

2019-01-07T22:19:32+04:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The 17th annual Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon will be held Jan. 11 and feature on-air appeals by pediatric cancer patients, medical professionals and celebrity guests. The Radiothon benefits Barbara’s Friends – Golisano Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund. Barbara’s Friends is named in honor of Barbara Haskell, who marveled at the bravery of children battling cancer [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care’s Burly Wine Experience raises over $125,000 for three deserving needy families in Lee County

2018-12-17T18:32:57+04:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care recently hosted the food and wine fundraiser known as the “Burly Wine Experience,” bringing the building industry community together to raise money for three deserving needy families in Lee County. Over the course of the evening, $50,000 was raised in donations and services valued over $75,000 were donated from national homebuilder, [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care’s second annual Charity Clay Shoot raises $34,000

2018-12-12T01:10:21+04:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Funds to support critical housing repairs for local homeowners in need Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), raised more than $34,000 during its second annual Charity Clay Shoot on Nov. 30 at Bermont Shooting Club in Punta Gorda. Funds raised will support Lee BIA Builders Care [...]

Estero Council of Community Leaders to host seventh annual ‘Breaking Par at Grandezza’ Gala & Golf Tournament on March 21-22

2018-12-06T23:36:23+04:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Registration and sponsorships now available for two-day charity event   Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for the seventh annual "Breaking Par at Grandezza" Gala Dinner & Golf Tournament to benefit Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and its flagship Program, the CEO Academy at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). The two-day event will be [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names 2018-2019 trustees of Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2018-12-04T21:09:09+04:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced its 2018-2019 trustees of its Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest: David and Christin Collins, Dave and Cheryl Copham, Patrick and Brooke Denson, Dave and Pat Gibbons, Michelle Graham and Peter Vamvakaris, Fred and Elaine Hawkins, Ray and Jessica Higdon, Jeff and Susan Lagarce, Steve and Ester Machiz, Joe [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County to host 2019 Grande Dames Tea March 26

2018-12-03T21:27:35+04:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County has announced its 2019 Grande Dames Tea, set for Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The 11th annual event, which celebrates three local women for their roles in business, community and philanthropy, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. [...]

Guadalupe Center’s Kelly Krupp earns ‘Certified Fund Raising Executive’ designation

2018-11-30T01:31:25+04:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Kelly Krupp, director of major gifts for Guadalupe Center, has been awarded the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation by CFRE International. The designation means Krupp has met a series of standards that include tenure in the profession, education and demonstrated fundraising achievement. Krupp also had to pass a rigorous written exam and agree to [...]

Trivia Nite helps Guardian ad Litem Foundation raise $7,145 to provide local children with volunteer advocates

2018-11-20T20:13:57+04:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $7,145 at its lively Trivia Night on Nov. 1 to support the organization’s “I am for the child” program. The 60 guests in attendance enjoyed an extensive appetizer buffet and drinks at Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill in Naples. Participants then formed teams and competed for prizes, [...]

Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay raises $3,500 for Operation Open Arms

2018-11-19T19:45:10+04:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event proceeds to benefit military outreach efforts, PTSD mental health care Matanzas on the Bay’s first-ever craft beer event, “Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay,” has raised $3,500 for Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military personnel. Held at Matanzas on the [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation raises $10,000 at ‘Fashion to a Tea’ to support Southwest Florida children

2018-11-17T00:53:02+04:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $10,028 at the nonprofit organization’s Fashion to a Tea fundraising event on Nov. 7. Held at Twin Isles Country Club in Punta Gorda, Fashion to a Tea included an elegant high tea luncheon, silent auction and fashion show to raise money for Guardian ad Litem, which pairs [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names nine new beneficiaries of dollars raised at 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2018-11-06T22:07:59+04:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced nine new beneficiaries of its 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, thereby extending its reach throughout the five-county region. In support of a variety of children’s programs including hunger, health, education and counseling, the new beneficiaries include: Blessings in a Backpack, Community Cooperative, Inc., Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Florida [...]

Robin Hamilton named chair of 2019 Magic Under the Mangroves gala

2018-11-05T20:34:15+04:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

15th anniversary event in support of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida The Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces Robin Hamilton as the chair for the 2019 Magic Under the Mangroves gala. Hamilton is a long-time Conservancy supporter and member of the Magic Under the Mangroves event committee. “As we celebrate the 15th anniversary of our signature [...]

Creighton Construction & Development raises $41,500 for Wounded Veterans Relief Fund at 7-Eleven Redfish Rodeo Fishing Tournament

2018-10-31T18:53:25+04:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Creighton Construction & Development’s sixth annual 7-Eleven Redfish Rodeo Fishing Tournament has raised $41,500 to support the Wounded Veterans Relief Fund. An annual fundraising event for clients and project partners of Creighton Construction & Development, the catch-and-release fishing tournament attracted more than 150 anglers and 37 boats to the waterways around Cape Coral, Pine Island [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation to host Trivia Nite on Nov. 1

2018-10-26T01:50:47+04:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, will host a lively Trivia Nite on Nov. 1 to raise money for an essential program pairing volunteer advocates with abused, neglected and abandoned children. Trivia Nite will be professionally managed by Spotlight Entertainment of SWFL and held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 at [...]

Conservancy invites community to RedSnook Kickoff Party Nov. 2

2018-10-23T06:36:43+04:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Annual fishing tournament celebrates 25 years of supporting clean water The Conservancy of Southwest Florida invites the community to support its clean water efforts during a Friday Night Kickoff Party to commence its 25th annual RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament in early November. Featuring local craft beer from Naples Beach Brewery, wine, a fun [...]

‘Boo Ball’ gala raises $174,000 to enhance academic, social programs at PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

2018-10-23T06:53:33+04:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The spooky speakeasy-themed Boo Ball, an elegant costumed fundraising gala, raised $174,000 to enhance vital academic and social programs at PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. More than 260 guests donned costumes from the Roaring Twenties and bygone eras at the sold-out Boo Ball event on Oct. 6, sipping prohibition-inspired cocktails from the sweeping verandah [...]

Brown & Brown Insurance of Southwest Florida charity golf tournament raises more than $30,000 for Child Care of Southwest Florida

2018-10-09T22:53:22+04:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

More than 100 golfers recently came together for the third annual Brown & Brown Insurance of Southwest Florida Charity Golf Outing, raising more than $30,000 in support of Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. Presented by Brown & Brown Insurance of Southwest Florida, the four-person scramble golf tournament featured a round of championship golf, breakfast [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities presents $2.36 million in grants to beneficiaries of 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2018-10-05T01:46:44+04:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has presented grants totaling $2.36 million to seven beneficiaries of the 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to enhance pediatric health care and education programs. Golisano Children’s Hospital, Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College are the main beneficiaries, and a portion of auction proceeds also were awarded [...]

Tickets, sponsorships now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2018-08-29T18:33:41+04:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jeff Fridkin, Adria Starkey to be inducted into Business Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County event, which will induct Jeff Fridkin, co-founding member of Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A., and Adria Starkey, Collier County president for FineMark National Bank [...]

Tenth annual Love That Dress! fundraising event raises $157,000 for PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

2018-08-29T02:18:32+04:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

More than 450 fashionistas and community supporters recently came together for the 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event, raising $157,000 and climbing in support of PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. The ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year featured shopping, music, silent auctions and cocktails at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Estero, with [...]

Child Care of Southwest Florida opens registration for Brown & Brown Insurance charity golf tournament

2018-08-29T01:51:04+04:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. has opened registration for the Brown & Brown Insurance third annual Charity Golf Outing, which raises life-changing scholarship funds for children within its education program. Presented by Brown & Brown Insurance, the golf tournament will take place Friday, Sept. 21 at the Robert Cupp-designed LaPlaya Golf Club, 333 Palm [...]

Craft beer, food, live music on tap Nov. 10 at first-ever Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay

2018-08-22T22:31:41+04:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is pleased to announce its first-ever craft beer event, “Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay,” on tap from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Bringing local breweries, musicians and cuisine to Matanzas on the Bay’s waterfront setting along the back bay of Fort Myers [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. kicks off 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest season with focus on mental, behavioral health

2018-08-17T01:04:05+04:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Local nonprofit names chairpersons, new venue for signature fundraising event SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is kicking off its 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest fundraising season with the announcement of a new organizational focus on mental and behavioral health. With a 10-year history of raising $25 million in lifesaving funds in support of organizations [...]

Bell Tower Shops to hold fundraiser on Aug. 23 for fallen Fort Myers police officer Adam Jobbers-Miller

2018-08-16T23:46:25+04:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

In lieu of its monthly Thursday Night Live concert, Bell Tower Shops will host a fundraising event on Aug. 23 for fallen Fort Myers police officer Adam Jobbers-Miller. Restaurants and boutiques at Bell Tower Shops, as well as community partners and law enforcement agencies, are participating in a community fundraising event and benefit concert to [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts back-to-school ‘Pup Rally’ Yappy Hour on Aug. 10

2018-08-06T22:32:25+04:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With the new school year upon us, Bell Tower Shops is transforming its monthly Yappy Hour into a back-to-school pep rally. The “Pup Rally” Yappy Hour runs from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10 in the breezeway near World of Beer. For a $5 donation to the Gulf Coast Humane Society, pet owners [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care announces return of Charity Clay Shoot Nov. 30

2018-07-26T18:12:46+04:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care has opened registration for its second annual Charity Clay Shoot, a lively charity tournament that helps fund critical housing repairs for local homeowners in need. The Charity Clay Shoot will be held Friday, Nov. 30 at Bermont Shooting Club, 40571 Bermont Road in Punta Gorda, where individual shooters and teams will [...]

‘Ultimate shopping spree’ awaits attendees Aug. 22 at 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event

2018-07-24T00:10:08+04:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tickets on sale Aug. 1, proceeds to benefit PACE Center for Girls, Lee County PACE Center for Girls, Lee County will host an exclusive Girls Night Out shopping experience for fashionistas at its 10th annual Love That Dress! event on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year, Love That Dress! features [...]

Ferguson Enterprises donates $11,255 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2018-07-19T21:35:48+04:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Funds support emergency repairs, construction services for local homeowners in need Ferguson Enterprises has generously donated more than $11,255 to Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). Funds were raised through its 10th annual golf tournament held at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday, June 15. Funds will [...]

Junior Achievement to host Bowl-A-Thon on Aug. 29 at HeadPinz

2018-07-18T22:52:53+04:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fundraising event to support student programs on financial literacy, work readiness, entrepreneurship   It’s time to start figuring out which of your friends and co-workers can throw a hook, hit the 7-10 split and knows how to score a turkey. Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is inviting all bowling enthusiasts and beginners to its seventh annual [...]

Guadalupe Center raises more than $72,000 at fourth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic

2018-06-01T23:57:51+04:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The fourth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raised more than $72,000 as a record 132 golfers and 15 business sponsors helped infuse additional financial support into Guadalupe Center’s summer enrichment program. The event, which was held at Vineyards Country Club in Naples, included a lunch buffet, championship golf, cocktails, evening hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosting ‘Dogs and Dads’ Yappy Hour on June 8

2018-05-30T18:22:33+04:00May 30th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

With Father’s Day right around the corner, Bell Tower Shops is hosting its “Dogs and Dads” Yappy Hour on June 8 to celebrate man’s best friend. All pooches should come dressed to impress in their best dad-wear, showing off their favorite necktie or bowtie in honor of dad. Pet owners can enter their dogs in [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County announces ‘FUNky Fashion Show,’ a Love That Dress! collection event, set for June 20

2018-05-22T20:24:28+04:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County is putting the “fun” in funky with a FUNky Fashion Show collection event on June 20 at the Cape Coral Yacht Club. Presented by IBERIABANK, the FUNky Fashion Show features one-of-a-kind pieces created by individuals and businesses made completely from recycled or repurposed items. This year’s featured designer is [...]

Harry Chapin Food Bank hosts ‘A Place at the Table’ event to spotlight hunger issues in Collier County

2018-05-22T01:21:20+04:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, News, Public Relations|

Harry Chapin Food Bank recently hosted “A Place at the Table,” a free, educational event to begin the conversation about food insecurity and the steps we can take together in the fight to end hunger in Collier County. Generously sponsored by FPL, the unique event held April 19 at Harry Chapin Food Bank [...]

Oh, baby! Conservancy of Southwest Florida to host third annual wildlife baby shower June 2

2018-05-21T16:24:30+04:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s baby season for wildlife in Southwest Florida, and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting a “Wildlife Hospital Baby Shower” on Saturday, June 2 to help patients at the von Arx Wildlife Hospital. The Conservancy invites community members and supporters to send or bring a gift to help provide the hospital’s youngest patients with [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County announces ‘Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club,’ a Love That Dress! collection event, set for June 5

2018-05-18T17:17:01+04:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

An exclusive trip to the American Music Awards and a private Costa Rican villa rental for 10 are among the fabulous items being auctioned at PACE Center for Girls, Lee County’s next fundraising event on June 5. Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club, a Love That Dress! collection event, includes smooth jazz and Latin sounds by [...]

Lehigh Acres Middle School to celebrate fine and performing arts at Prism Showcase on May 11

2018-05-08T21:53:38+04:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lehigh Acres Middle School is hosting a Prism Showcase on May 11 to highlight the incredible work of students in its fine arts and performing arts program. A Prism Showcase is a formal event that allows students in a variety of artistic disciplines to exhibit their work, including music, dance and art. Lehigh Acres Middle [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County announces 2018 Boo Ball

2018-05-03T19:16:08+04:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County is pleased to announce the return of its highly anticipated signature event, the Boo Ball, coming to Fort Myers in October 2018. Featuring an elegant evening of dinner, dancing and a live auction for exceptional travel opportunities and experiences, the Halloween-themed gala will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 at [...]

Dress for Success SW Florida announces live auction items for signature fundraiser and fashion show

2018-05-03T17:53:22+04:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tickets are still available for Dress for Success SW Florida’s signature fundraiser, “A New York Night in Black & White” on Friday, May 11, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, 5001 Coconut Road in Bonita Springs. The following live auctions will be available, announced Nickole Hendra, executive [...]

It’s fiesta time as Bell Tower Shops celebrates Yappy Hour on May 11

2018-05-01T22:46:10+04:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Bell Tower Shops, the pooch party doesn’t stop when Cinco de Mayo is over. This month’s Yappy Hour event celebrates “Once de Mayo” (Spanish for the 11th of May) with a dog-friendly fiesta for four-legged revelers who missed the fun while their owners celebrated Cinco de Mayo. Pet owners can enter their dogs in [...]

Guadalupe Center announces sponsors for 4th annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic on April 20

2018-04-17T19:04:35+04:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, has announced sponsors for its upcoming Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic. Platinum sponsors are Vineyards Country Club and the Seminole Tribe of Florida. BCB Homes, Fifth Third Bank, First Florida Integrity Bank and Lee Health Foundation are [...]

BBQ, Bands & Brew nets $75,000 for Builders Care, names top barbecue joints in town

2018-04-12T22:54:36+04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), netted $75,000 from the ninth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew event on Sunday, April 8. Proceeds support Lee BIA Builders Care’s mission of providing emergency repairs and construction services at no cost to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners who [...]

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