Avow promotes Katie Schweikhardt to director of philanthropy

2022-09-09T08:54:05-04:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Avow, a Collier County-based nonprofit healthcare organization that provides hospice care, non-hospice palliative care, and grief and loss support, has promoted Katie Schweikhardt to Director of Philanthropy for Avow Foundation. Schweikhardt joined the Avow Foundation team in January 2021 as a major gifts officer. In her new role, she will be directly coaching and mentoring [...]

Avow opens a new North Naples Treasures Thrift Store

2022-08-12T13:06:47-04:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow has purchased a new building and opened a new Treasures Resale Shop at 9765 Tamiami Trail N in North Naples. The store is in the former For the Love of Golf building in the Naples Park neighborhood. In addition to providing expanded retail space, the building has two apartments, which Avow will use to [...]

Avow offers free lunch and learn sessions on estate planning and eldercare coordination in August

2022-08-09T10:47:09-04:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

As part of its 59 Minutes educational series, Avow offers two free lunch and learn sessions on Aug. 30 and 31. On Aug. 30, George A. Wilson of Wilson & Johnson, a Naples law firm focused on estate and tax planning, charitable giving, and trust and estate administration, presents “How to Avoid a Probate Administration [...]

Avow celebrates Purple Heart recipients with luncheon

2022-07-21T10:01:21-04:00July 21st, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow Veterans Committee will honor Purple Heart veterans with a ceremony and lunch on Friday, Aug. 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Avow’s Dick Lee & Mary Martha Tonra Waterview Room in the Ispiri Community Center, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples. The lunch is sponsored by Lending to Heroes. Aug. 7 is national Purple [...]

Avow earns Great Place to Work Certification for third consecutive year

2022-06-27T12:08:44-04:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Avow has been certified as a Great Place to Work for the third consecutive year. The Great Place to Work Certification recognizes employers who create an outstanding employee experience. “Providing compassionate care that allows our patients to live out their lives with love is what we strive for at Avow. We couldn’t do that without [...]

Avow wins two awards from the Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association

2022-06-14T11:39:04-04:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow won two of eight Awards of Excellence, including the Hospice Story Award and the Synergy Award, during the Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) Forum in Orlando in June. “Avow takes extraordinary pride in providing compassionate care that allows our patients to live out their lives with love, and our employees take that [...]

‘Avow Presents: Life Lessons Learned in the Military’ documentary wins Telly and Communicator awards

2022-06-09T10:04:07-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A documentary film, “Avow Presents: Life Lessons Learned in the Military,” which was shown at the Naples International Film Festival, has won two prestigious silver Telly Awards for non-broadcast history and non-broadcast documentary categories, as well as an Award of Distinction in the 27th Annual Communicator Awards. Avow’s Director of Communications Reneé Stoll and Graphic [...]

Avow celebrates Women Veterans Day with luncheon

2022-06-01T10:14:14-04:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow Veterans Committee invites female veterans from all branches to a first-time, free Women Veterans Day event Friday, June 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Avow’s Dick Lee & Mary Martha Tonra Waterview Room in the Ispiri Community Center, 1205 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples. The event will celebrate and honor women who served and [...]

Avow presents Armed Forces Appreciation Day ceremony May 20

2022-05-06T11:51:59-04:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Avow Veterans Committee invites veterans from all branches and their families to a free event Friday, May 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Avow’s Dick Lee & Mary Martha Tonra Waterview Room in the Ispiri Community Center, 1205 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples. The event will also be available starting at noon on Facebook Live. [...]

Avow’s Palliative Care program is the first in Florida to receive Community Health Accreditation Partner certification

2022-05-03T10:16:52-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Avow’s Palliative Care Program has gone through rigorous reviews and examinations to receive Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) certification, which evaluates Avow’s services against nationally recognized palliative care standards. Avow’s Palliative Care program is the only palliative care program in Florida to be certified by CHAP. The certification, which lasts three years, was based on [...]

Avow’s Southwest Florida Antiques Appraisal Fair raises $26,705

2022-03-28T12:43:06-04:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Avow’s Southwest Florida Antiques Appraisal fair kicked off with a sold-out preview event followed by a public appraisal day with representatives of Doyle New York, regular appraisers on “Antiques Roadshow.” The event raised $26,705 for Avow’s hospice, palliative care and grief support services. One participant found out she had a ring valued at $100,000. Board [...]

Avow hosts annual Butterfly Release April 2

2022-03-22T17:09:31-04:00March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Avow’s 16th Annual Butterfly Release is planned April 2 at Cambier Park in downtown Naples. The butterfly tent with the nearly 1,000 butterflies, later to be released, will make a comeback at the event this year. Children can visit several activity stations, while Avow’s bereavement staff is on hand to assist with anyone who may [...]

Avow hosts Southwest Florida Antiques Appraisal Fair

2022-02-22T10:18:14-05:00February 22nd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Avow’s Southwest Florida Antiques Appraisal fair March 9 and 10 offers area residents the opportunity to see what their treasures are worth, while supporting the nonprofit provider of hospice, palliative care and grief support services. The event features guests from Doyle New York, regular appraisers on “Antiques Roadshow.” The Preview Event from 5 to 7 [...]

Avow ranked in national Top 15 Best Workplaces in Aging Services: At-Home Care 2021 by Fortune

2021-08-26T17:46:43-04:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Avow is named in Fortune’s national top 15 Workplaces in Aging Services: At-Home Care, the only hospice in Florida to make the ranking. The list is compiled based on anonymous surveys of employees whose companies asked for their satisfaction feedback using the Great Place to Work survey. “We are so pleased to be named on [...]

Avow hosts Aug. 5 job fair for nurses, social workers

2021-07-27T08:42:19-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Avow is hiring RNs, LPNs, CNAs, social workers and other healthcare positions, and is hosting a job fair from 2 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Avow campus at 1095 Whippoorwill Lane in Naples. Available bonuses are $2,000 for LPNs and CNA-HHAs, $5,000 for social workers and $15,000 for RNs. At the job fair, [...]

Avow collaborating with National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation, American Heart Association on Advanced Cardiac Care initiative

2021-04-27T13:21:36-04:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Avow announces a collaboration with National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) and the American Heart Association (AHA) on an Advanced Cardiac Care initiative that will enhance quality and access to hospice and palliative care within the region for patients with advanced heart failure. Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 disease killer in America, [...]

Avow announces the Center for Grief and Bereavement for adults

2019-09-26T09:36:57-04:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Avow announces the Center for Grief and Bereavement, a newly dedicated space with expanded services to help adults navigate the deeply personal and often complex adjustment to life after the loss of a loved one. Located in its Lyon Center on the Avow campus at 1223 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, the Center for Grief and Bereavement [...]

Avow Foundation Hosts IRAs” Estate and Year-End Planning Panel

2019-05-17T14:20:10-04:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Avow Foundation is hosting a panel discussion IRAs: Estate and Year-End Planning, Wednesday, June 5 at the Waterview Room at the Ispiri Community Center on the Avow Campus, 1205 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples. Panelists include Brad. A. Galbraith, Galbraith Law; Eileen Connolly-Keesler, president/CEO Community Foundation of Collier County; Evelyn Garcia, managing partner, Garcia & Carlson CPA; [...]

Avow receives Community Foundation of Collier County Grant for youth and adult bereavement services

2019-04-06T02:11:42-04:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Avow has received a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Collier County to support its adult and youth bereavement programs. “Since 1983, Avow has cared for Collier County’s terminally ill residents and their loved ones,” said Jaysen Roa, president and CEO of Avow companies. “We continue to recognize a great need in our community [...]

Priority Marketing wins national award for local TV campaign

2016-11-08T15:00:34-05:00April 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Priority Marketing has been honored with a national Telly award for its role in the creative direction and production of three Avow television commercials. The campaign was among nearly 11,000 entries from 50 states and numerous countries. Produced in conjunction with members of the Avow advancement team and One Stone Media, the winning campaign featured a family [...]

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