Each month, we spotlight some of the outstanding media coverage of our clients’ news and events. You’ll see them featured frequently in newspapers and magazines, on television and radio, and on blogs and social media. 

 In April and May, Better Together earned positive media coverage for its Nationwide Day of Second Chances. Churches across America were encouraged to host job fairs for individuals who have difficulties securing employment because of their criminal history or other barriers. Below is a look at some of that coverage: 

FOX4: Southwest Floridians get ‘second chances’ at Better Together Job Fair 
City Journal: Jobs without takers 
WINK: 3 SWFL moms find strength, support in each other during pandemic struggles 
The News-Press: Better Together job fair brings second chances to Lehigh Acres 
NBC2: Local businesses partner with Better Together to find workers after pandemic shutdown 
Times of the Islands: Mending Broken Families: Better Together guides families through hardships 
FOX4: Help wanted: Better Together holds job fair with Rise Christian Church 
Venice Goldolier: Job fair in Venice 
FOX4: Cape Coral man’s ‘life changed’ from Better Together job fair 
The Roar: Better Together welcomes Christian Spilker to board of directors 
The Roar: Better Together launches new website with resources for families, employers and community partners 

Client Headlines - Rock Steady Boxing at FYZICALAnother client generating significant media coverage in recent weeks was FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers, which launched educational campaigns tied to Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in April and Women’s Health Month in May: 

MSN Lifestyle: Boxing helps seniors fight Parkinson’s in Southwest Florida 
ABC7: Fort Myers gym helping to punch out Parkinson’s 
Traverse City Record-Eagle: ‘Me time’ is essential for women’s health 
Cape Style Magazine: Women can balance health with career, life 
Gainesville Sun: Women can balance health with career, life 

Highlighting additional clients, here is a selection of news stories that published online or aired in recent weeks. 
Note: The list excludes preview stories for events that already have occurred. 

Conservancy of Southwest Florida 

Times of the Islands: Virtually visiting flora and fauna 
Naples Daily News: Citizens will pay for Collier Enterprises’ greenwashing 
NBC2: Conservation group working to protect local pelicans 
Naples Daily News: Conservancy loses court fight against rural village Rivergrass, but will fight on 
Florida Weekly: Healing wildlife: The ‘essential’ role of volunteers 
Naples Daily News: Collier County commissioners to consider final approval of changes to rural growth plan 
WINK: Environmental groups ask DeSantis to declare state of emergency over Lake O algal blooms 
Naples Daily News: Florida members of Congress call for denial of oil drilling permits in Big Cypress 
Yahoo News: Great horned owl released back into wild 
Naples Daily News: Developer, environmental groups work out compromises over rural villages 
The Roar: Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s guided nature walks resume at Clam Pass 
Marco Eagle: Collier Planning Commission recommends in favor of a new town in rural Collier County 

Norman Love Confections 

ABC7: Local chocolatier provides sweet distraction for kids coping with loss 
Sarasota Magazine: Best of Sarasota 2021: Best new sweet spot 
Bradenton Herald: This Bradenton-Sarasota shopping district has lots of jobs, and a way to fill them 
Sarasota Magazine: University Town Center job fair  
Richmond Magazine: Always save room 
News-Press: Chocolatier surprises dedicated moms at hospital during Mother’s Day 

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County 

FOX4: Local summer camps focusing on education vs. recreation due to pandemic 
Naples Lifestyle: Lovensky Germain honored 

Sunshine Ace Hardware  

FOX4: Preparing your home for hurricane season 
SWFL Business Today: Businesses help each other during pandemic 
The Roar: Business, personal success starts by focusing on the positive 
Bradenton Herald: From the eccentric to the sublime, Manatee businesses offer Mother’s Day gift ideas 
Coastal Breeze: Lending a helping hand 
Charlotte Sun: Sunshine Ace Hardware offers free American flags before Memorial Day 
Gulfshore Business: Sunshine Ace Hardware raises more than $32,000 for Children’s Miracle Network 

Shangri-La Springs 

Times of the Islands: Magical history tour: Spice up SWFL sightseeing with a sense of the past 
ABC7: More Explores: Shangri-La Springs to celebrate 100th birthday 

Market Trends 

Gulfshore Business: Fall Market Trends summit to be help Sept. 9 
Florida Weekly: Second 2021 Market Trends real estate forum set for September 
Florida Weekly: Market Trends event to update historic real estate year in SWFL 

Stevens Construction 

Naples Daily News: Stevens Construction completes construction on Bar Tulia at Mercato 
Gulfshore Business: Stevens Construction expands with new corporate headquarters 
Business Observer: Interior design company to open third area location, hire 50 people 
Medical Construction & Design: Anthony LaFata joins Stevens Construction 
Gulfshore Business: Stevens Construction awarded Clive Daniel Home contract

Hole Montes 

The Roar: Hole Montes completes Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point 
Gulfshore Business: Hole Montes hires senior planner 
Gulfshore Business: Hole Montes completes services on new wastewater pump station in Collier County 

Guadalupe Center 

Coastal Breeze: Virtual buddies continue Buddy Day tradition for Immokalee students 
Gulfshore Business: Guadalupe Center receives $55,000 grant from United Way 

Advocate Radiation Oncology 

SWFL Business Today: Advocate Radiation Oncology to establish proton therapy center on Florida’s west coast 
Gulfshore Business: New cancer treatment center opens in Bonita Springs 

The School District of Lee County 

FOX4: Help wanted: Lee County teachers share what it’s like to teach in the school district 
Associated Press: The School District of Lee County, Florida seeking interim superintendent of schools 
Gulfshore Business: Lee County School District launches portal for interim superintendent search 

Child Care of Southwest Florida 

Gulfshore Business: Child Care of SWFL hires director for child development center 
River Weekly: Child care group hires center director 

Community Cooperative 

FOX4: Community Cooperatives annual Soup Kitchen Benefit honors the late Sam Galloway, Jr. 
WINK: Annual fundraiser honors the late Sam Galloway, Jr. 
The News-Press: Five ways to help seniors in Southwest Florida 
River Weekly: Food drive nets tons of peanut butter and jelly 
Gulfshore Business: Soup Kitchen Benefit honors the late Sam Galloway, Jr.

Elite Jets 

The Roar: Top domestic destinations for summer 2021 
Private Jet Card Comparisons: These jet card programs will let you cancel with 12 hours notice or less 

Fort Myers Brewing Company 

Forbes: Fort Myers: One of Florida’s most underrated cities for a weekend getaway 
FOX4: Local businesses deciding next steps as more people get vaccinated 

GMA Architects & Planners 

The News-Press: GMA Architects designs nautical-themed waterfront building 
Gulfshore Business: GMA Architects designs waterfront residential building in Cape Coral

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce 

Gulfshore Business: Greater Fort Myers Chamber hires director of sales 
Florida Weekly: Photos: Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce luncheon 
Florida Weekly: Photos: Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Women in Business 

Healthcare Network  

Naples Daily News: Los trabajadores agrícolas en Florida tenían dificultades para vacunarse contra COVID-19, pero los salubristas están ayudándolos 
South Florida Hospital News: Healthcare Network earns GuideStar’s highest seal of transparency 

NAMI Collier County 

Naples Lifestyle: Pets rule 
Naples Illustrated: Be Seen: 19th annual Hope Shines Walk 
WINK: NAMI Collier County introduces pet therapy for those in need of a furry hug 

Priority Marketing 

Florida Weekly: SWFL public relations professionals win Image Awards 
Gulfshore Business: Priority Marketing adds Fender as media relations specialist 

Guadalupe Resale Shop 

The Roar: Spring cleaning: Tidy up with a purpose 
The Roar: Tips for decorating your home on a tight budget 

Kids’ Minds Matter 

Times of the Islands: Unmasking the Epidemic: It takes a village to help kids 

HF Scientific 

Business Observer: Water quality company looks to make a big splash in new markets 

Guardian ad Litem Foundation 

Charlotte Sun: Proposed bill would replace children’s guardians with attorneys 

Gulf Star Marina 

Marina Dock Age: Charting a course for smart marina infrastructure 

Hope Hospice 

Florida Weekly: Shine committee announced: A benefit for Hope Hospice 

Naples Center for Functional Medicine 

Natural Awakenings: Fountain of youth draws closer with promising treatment 

Dress for Success SW Florida 

FOX4: Entrepreneurial Spirit Program is back by popular demand 

Pro-Tec Plumbing & Drains 

The Roar: How snowbirds can ‘summerize’ their Florida homes 

Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association 

The Roar: Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association hires Angela Foster as director of professional development 

Growing Climate Solutions 

Charlotte Sun: Climate summit brings cold facts about hot planet 

Senior Choice at Home 

Times of the Islands: Some seniors are happy to stay at home: An opportunity for aging in place 

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz 

Gulfshore Business: SWFL law firm opens new Port Charlotte office 

The Island Cow 

Trip 101: 11 best things to do on Sanibel and Captiva Island 

Bridging the Gap Physical Therapy 

Gulfshore Business: Bridging the Gap Physical Therapy hires Buzas 

The Preserve 

The Roar: The Preserve welcomes Ryan Keller as executive director