Client headlines: Healthcare Network of SWFL, Habitat for Humanity and other newsmakersEach 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 August, Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida had a change in leadership as CEO and President Mike Ellis retired after six years at the helm of the Healthcare Network, which offers high-quality, affordable health care to residents of Collier County. The organization named Dr. Emily Ptaszek as its new chief. Both were featured prominently in stories that appeared in the Naples Daily News:

• Mike Ellis: Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida CEO retires
• Emily Ptaszek: New CEO of Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida to lead organization’s growth

In addition, the Healthcare Network held a topping off ceremony for its future Nichols Community Health Center, a three-story, 50,000-square-foot primary care medical center that will offer an array of services, including obstetrics and gynecology, and primary medical, dental and integrated behavioral health services for children and adults as well as a drive-thru pharmacy, basic lab and X-ray services.

WINK: Nichols Community Health Center to serve rising Collier population
WINK: Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida holds top-off ceremony for new health center
FOX4: New health complex being built in Golden Gate
Florida Weekly: Nichols Community Health Center closer to reality
Naples Daily News: Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida to expand access to high-quality medical care in Collier County

Highlighting more of our clients, here is a selection of news stories that published or aired in recent weeks:

Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties
Cape Coral Daily Breeze: Family gets keys to the American Dream
FOX4: Rotary Club and Habitat for Humanity build park in Fort Myers
Lehigh Acres Citizen: Habitat for Humanity dedicates new home to Lehigh family
Caloosa Belle: Habitat for Humanity dedicates home for young LaBelle couple

The School District of Lee County
NBC2: Back-to-School Block Party teaches kids safety tips before first day of school
The News-Press: Photos from Back-to-School Block Party

Guadalupe Center
WINK: North Naples seniors contribute school supplies to youth in need
ABC7: 300 Immokalee children got new school shoes just in time for back to school
ABC7: More than 400 Immokalee students receive free dental exams
Florida Weekly: Students receive free dental screenings through NCEF Pediatric Dental Center
Immokalee Bulletin: Guadalupe students receive free dental screenings
Immokalee Bulletin: Guadalupe Center earns fifth consecutive five-star rating 

Guardian ad Litem Foundation
Naples Daily News: Bedz for Kids helps Southwest Florida children feel at home
Florida Weekly: Guardian ad Litem Foundation seeks inaugural ‘Voices of Hope Gala’ sponsors
NBC2: 3,000 deliveries and counting for woman who gives new beds to foster children

Norman Love Confections
Bake Magazine: Norman Love Confections to bring holiday cheer with 2019 Holiday Collection
Florida Weekly: Norman Love Confections hires Liz Zollars as corporate sales manager for Central Florida

Shangri-La Springs
South Florida Reporter: Enjoy the Harvest and Wisdom at Shangri-La Springs in Bonita Springs

Bell Tower
ABC7: Cape Coral teacher receives head-to-toe makeover

Conservancy of Southwest Florida
Life in Naples: Conservancy volunteer uses Hearts and Antarctica to save the Everglades

Fort Myers Brewing Company
WINK: Fort Myers Brewing hosts special fundraiser for 7-year-old leukemia patient
ABC7: #AdynStrong fundraiser to help Cape Coral boy battling leukemia

Dress for Success SW Florida
Florida Weekly: Score your VIP ticket now for ‘Shop for Success’

Child Care of Southwest Florida
SWFL Parent & Child: Bullying prevention starts before kindergarten
Cape Coral Daily Breeze: 4th annual Charity Golf Outing set for Sept. 27

Southwest Florida Children’s Charities
Lehigh Acres Citizen: SWFL Children’s Charities names board of directors

Sunshine Ace Hardware
Florida Weekly: Sunshine Ace, Crowder Bros. customers donate for red tide recovery
Naples Illustrated: Sense of Place: Michael Wynn, Sunshine Ace Harware

Ocean Prime Naples
Naples Illustrated: Rising Star: Ocean Prime’s Vladimir Trivunovic
Naples Daily News: Mayor Bill Barnett joins Ocean Prime as chef for a day in downtown Naples

Gulf Coast Village
Senior Living: Gulf Coast Village appoints administrator for Palmview assisted living and memory support

Target Roofing & Sheet Metal
FCA Journal: Budget for your biggest expense before it’s too late

Avow Hospice
Naples Illustrated: Rising Star: Avow Hospice’s Natalie Gonzalez

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce
The News-Press: Mentoring brings many benefits in sharing and learning for everyone involved
Cape Coral Daily Breeze: Fort Myers attorney Kelly Fayer wins chamber’s APEX award

Elmquist Eye Group
Eat This: How you’re ruining your vision without even realizing it

Gulf Star Marina/GCM Contracting Solutions
Island Sand Paper: World’s First Smart Marina

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County
Florida Weekly: ‘Stetsons & Stilettos River District’ raises $10,000 for Pace Center for Girls

Lee Health Foundation
Florida Weekly: Rumrunners’ Celebrity Chef Night, benefiting Barbara’s Friends

Fort Myers Miracle
Cape Coral Daily Breeze: Fort Myers Miracle hold ‘Vs. Cancer Night’ at Hammond Stadium

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida
Southwest Florida Business Today: Junior Achievement elects new board of directors