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Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association facilitates relief efforts for Bahamas

2019-09-05T14:29:41-04:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association (RPCRA) is spearheading an effort to bring urgently needed relief to the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. RPCRA, which has offices in Fort Myers and Cape Coral, is the National Association of Realtors’ Ambassador Association to the Bahamas, and recently hosted its Bahamian counterparts at an association [...]

Child Care of Southwest Florida collecting donations for Hurricane Dorian relief in the Bahamas

2019-09-05T14:15:58-04:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Child Care of Southwest Florida is partnering with Venice-based Agape Flights to collect critical supplies for those impacted by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. Donations of new items can be dropped off from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays at Child Care of Southwest Florida’s administrative offices at 6831 Palisades Park Court, Suite 6, in [...]

Golisano Children’s Hospital Rumrunners’ Celebrity Chef Night raises $110,000 to help children & families in their fight against cancer

2019-08-27T16:11:17-04:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The 16th annual Rumrunners’ Celebrity Chef Night raised $110,000 to support Barbara’s Friends, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida’s Cancer Fund, which assists children and their families in their fight against cancer. The popular event, held Aug. 14 at Rumrunners restaurant at Cape Harbour, attracted more than 175 guests and featured culinary creations from local [...]

VIP tickets now on sale for Dress for Success SW Florida’s biggest shopping event of the year

2019-08-15T08:43:49-04:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

VIP tickets are now on sale for Shop for Success, Dress for Success SW Florida’s eagerly awaited annual signature shopping event. The free shopping extravaganza will be held on Friday, Nov. 8, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower, 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers. VIP tickets [...]

One Way Out to host the inaugural Purple Tie Ball Sept. 28

2019-08-08T14:52:52-04:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

One Way Out has announced its fundraising event, the Purple Tie Ball, to be held from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at The Club at Pelican Preserve, 9802 Pelican Preserve Blvd. in Fort Myers. One Way Out invites the community to help its ministry of reaching women in rough places, brushing them [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. announces 2019-2020 board of directors

2019-08-08T13:33:04-04:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has introduced its 2019-2020 board of directors, led by Sandy Stilwell-Youngquist as president and Jason Stephens as vice president, in addition to Ray Higdon as vice president of marketing and public relations, Brooke Denson as secretary and Jeff Lagarce as treasurer. SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. board members are responsible for supporting [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care seeking sponsors, participants for Charity Clay Shoot on Dec. 6

2019-08-07T16:07:22-04:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care is seeking sponsors and participants for its third annual Charity Clay Shoot on Dec. 6 in Punta Gorda. The tournament offers individual shooters and shooting teams an opportunity to navigate a multi-station interactive course while completing specialty challenges and competing for prizes. The event is a major fundraiser for Lee BIA [...]

Sunshine Ace and Crowder Bros. Ace customers donate $9,529 to CCA Florida for red tide recovery

2019-08-07T14:29:39-04:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Customers at Sunshine Ace Hardware and Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware stores joined a quest to improve local waterways and the economy by donating $9,529 for red tide recovery programs. Over a 17-day period this summer, Ace Hardware associates asked customers if they’d like to round up their purchase to the nearest dollar to support Coastal [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company to host fundraiser on Saturday for 7-year-old SWFL boy battling leukemia

2019-08-07T08:53:59-04:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is hosting a community fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 10 to benefit the family of a 7-year-old Cape Coral boy who is battling leukemia for the third time. The #AdynStrong Fundraiser will feature food trucks, drinks, live music and auction items, with a goal of raising money to help the Pickett family [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County to host 2019 Tides of Change Nov. 8

2019-07-01T12:20:30-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has announced its fundraising event Tides of Change, to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, at MarineMax, 14030 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers. Pace Center for Girls invites the community to help chart a smoother course for at-promise young women in Lee County through [...]

Royal Palm Coast Realtor® Association hosts Swingin’ Shindig celebration recognizing 50 years of RPAC

2019-07-03T10:19:40-04:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

In 1969, Americans landed on the Moon, Woodstock took place, the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am was introduced and the Realtor® Political Action Committee was started. In observation of the milestone, the Royal Palm Coast Realtor® Association (RPCRA) hosted its annual event June 21 for members to celebrate 50 years of the National Association of Realtors®’ Political [...]

Tickets available for Rumrunners’ Celebrity Chef Night Aug. 14

2019-06-24T15:17:00-04:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Tickets are available for the 16th annual Rumrunners’ Celebrity Chef Night set for Aug. 14 at Rumrunners at Cape Harbour. Enjoy delicious culinary creations from local celebrity chefs including Chef Todd Johnson and Chef Ralph Centalonza of Rumrunners, Chef Harold Balink of Harold's Restaurant, Chef Norman Love of Norman Love Confections and Chef Melissa Talmage [...]

Junior Achievement to host Bowl-A-Thon on Aug. 21 at HeadPinz

2019-06-17T17:01:05-04:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

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 eighth annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at [...]

Here, kitty, kitty! Bell Tower partners with Gulf Coast Humane Society to host ‘Kitten Shower’ on June 15

2019-06-13T09:25:13-04:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Bell Tower, long known as Southwest Florida’s dog-friendly destination, is switching up species for a day. On Saturday, June 15, Bell Tower is hosting a “Kitten Shower,” which will feature games, giveaways and adorable kittens that are up for adoption. The goal is to raise money and supplies for the Gulf Coast Humane Society, a [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation announces date, chairs for ‘Voices of Hope Gala’ in 2020

2019-06-10T18:39:13-04:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, will host its inaugural fundraising gala “Voices of Hope” in March 2020 to build awareness and support for programs that help local youth in the child welfare system. The Voices of Hope Gala includes a dinner, entertainment and live auction, and will start at 6 p.m. on Saturday, [...]

End-of-the-year student assemblies celebrate character education, student giving, volunteering, community partners and fun

2019-05-22T15:02:20-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Charity for Change celebrated a year’s worth of learning 19 character traits, practicing charitable giving, volunteering and academics with year-end awards and fun at six high-energy assemblies at four Collier County schools this month. The last two celebrations for this year were Wednesday at Calusa Park Elementary, one of the first two schools to participate [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to host inaugural ‘Teddy Bear Toss’ on June 7 to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital

2019-05-22T14:48:09-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are bringing a hockey tradition to Hammond Stadium on Friday, June 7, when the team will host its first Teddy Bear Toss to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. “The Teddy Bear Toss might be a hockey thing, but if it’s for a good cause, then we’ll gladly try it,” [...]

Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raises more than $84,000 to support Guadalupe Center’s educational programs

2019-05-08T16:31:57-04:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , |

The sold-out fifth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raised more than $84,000 to benefit Guadalupe Center’s three educational programs serving the children of Immokalee. Held April 8 at Vineyards Country Club in Naples, the Golf Classic attracted a record 136 golfers and included lunch and 18 holes of championship golf, followed by an awards party [...]

Lehigh Acres Middle School to celebrate fine and performing arts at Prism Showcase on May 17

2019-05-08T13:21:13-04:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lehigh Acres Middle School will host its annual Prism Showcase on May 17 to highlight the incredible work of students in its fine arts and performing arts programs. A Prism Showcase is a formal event that allows students in a variety of artistic disciplines, including music, dance and art, to exhibit their work and showcase [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware customers donate $46,932 to MDA through Shamrocks program

2019-04-29T11:11:10-04:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware collected $46,932 in donations to help support the Southwest Florida Muscular Dystrophy Association in its mission of providing critical resources, research and summer camp opportunities to children at no cost. To raise funds, customers all at nine Sunshine Ace locations were asked at checkout whether they wanted to purchase a colorful paper [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company to host fundraiser for San Carlos Park food truck owners rebuilding after home fire

2019-04-26T11:57:25-04:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is holding a fundraising event Sunday, April 28 in support of a San Carlos Park couple whose home recently sustained significant fire damage. The homeowners, Virgil Metcalf and his wife Karen Cheney, operate Flavour Street, a local food truck that makes stops at popular destinations around Southwest Florida, including regular appearances [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care raises record $90,000 at 10th annual BBQ, Bands & Brew

2019-04-23T14:44:18-04:00April 23rd, 2019|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 a record $90,000 at its 10th annual BBQ, Bands & Brew event. Thousands of food- and music-loving guests attended BBQ, Bands & Brew, which was held Sunday, April 7 at Centennial Park in Fort Myers. Proceeds support Lee BIA [...]

2019 Grande Dames Tea honors the female spirit, raises $54,000 for Pace Center for Girls, Lee County

2019-04-08T22:40:57-04:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County raised $54,000 at its 11th annual Grande Dames Tea, which celebrated the unique perspectives and powerful insight that women gain throughout their life journeys. With a theme of “The Wisdom of Time – Honoring the Female Spirit,” the Grande Dames Tea was held March 26 at Broadway Palm Dinner [...]

Partnership between Boston Red Sox and Lee Health Foundation helps raise more than $505,000 for Golisano Children’s Hospital

2019-04-02T22:17:23-04:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida raised more than $505,000 at three fundraising events headlined by Boston Red Sox players, coaches and management. The Red Sox, which have held spring training in Fort Myers since 1993, partnered with the Lee Health Foundation for the 26th annual Boston Red Sox Celebrity Golf Classic, Green Tee Party [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County to kick off Love That Dress! collection series on April 11 at Fort Myers INFINITI

2019-03-26T04:09:13-04:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County will kick off its 11th annual Love That Dress! collection series with a celebration of fashion and giving on April 11. Love That Dress! is an annual campaign soliciting donations of new and gently loved dresses, handbags, shoes and accessories. A series of social events helps build inventory, and [...]

Secret Garden Gala raises over $725,000 for Kids’ Minds Matter

2019-03-26T04:30:38-04:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Kids’ Minds Matter raised more than $725,000 at its third annual Secret Garden Gala, which raises awareness and philanthropic support for pediatric mental and behavioral healthcare initiatives in Southwest Florida. Held March 6 at historic Shangri-La Springs in Bonita Springs, the Secret Garden Gala featured hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, an exquisite dinner, music and a live [...]

Regional Cancer Center Fashion Show raises more than $90,000 to help Southwest Florida patients battling cancer

2019-03-26T18:56:43-04:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The 12th annual Colors of the Sea Fashion Show raised more than $90,000 to benefit the Regional Cancer Center and assist Southwest Florida patients in their fight against cancer. The midday affair featured an awards luncheon, benefit auction and fashion show, and was held Feb. 27 at the Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower in Fort [...]

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 [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces sponsors for Breaking Par at Grandezza Gala & Golf Tournament

2019-03-20T18:47:14-04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced sponsors for the organization’s seventh annual Breaking Par at Grandezza Gala & Golf Tournament in March. Lee Health is the CEO Academy Program sponsor. The CEO Academy, JA’s flagship program, is a weeklong, business school summer camp for rising high school juniors and seniors that’s held at Florida [...]

Record $2 million raised at Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Magic Under the Mangroves

2019-03-26T18:09:50-04:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida raised a record $2 million net at its 15th annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala held March 7 at the Conservancy Nature Center. “The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been fighting to protect our water, land, wildlife and future for 55 years,” said Rob Moher, president and CEO of the [...]

GulfShore Mustang Club donates $4,682 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2019-03-26T18:49:15-04:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Funds will help nonprofit provide emergency construction services for local homeowners in need Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has received a donation of $4,682 from the GulfShore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida, supporting the nonprofit’s efforts to provide emergency construction services at no cost to [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware to host 2nd annual Big Green EGGFest grilling competition on April 13 to benefit local youth charities

2019-03-26T18:42:25-04:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Grilling enthusiasts and foodies are celebrating the April 13 return of Big Green EGGFest, Sunshine Ace Hardware’s popular grilling competition for amateurs and professionals. EGGFest is a family-friendly event featuring live music, grilling demonstrations, all-you-can-eat samplings, craft beer, special offers and a raffle to win a large Big Green Egg. The highlight of EGGFest is [...]

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 [...]

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

2019-03-26T18:23:48-04:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: 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 [...]

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