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Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon raises more than $75,000 to support lifesaving pediatric cancer treatments in Southwest Florida

2020-02-10T09:50:07-05:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The 18th annual Mel’s Diner Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon raised more than $75,000 on Jan. 24 from the Southwest Florida community, money that will fund lifesaving cancer treatments for children at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The Radiothon, broadcast live by Cat Country 107.1 from Mel’s Diner in Cape Coral, generates support for [...]

Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon Airing Jan. 24 at Mel’s Diner, Cape Coral

2019-12-23T14:07:24-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The 18th annual “Helping Kids with Cancer” Radiothon will be held Jan. 24 and feature on-air appeals by pediatric cancer patients, medical professionals and celebrity guests. The Radiothon airs live from Mel’s Diner, 1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, on Cat Country 107.1 FM, as well as CatCountry1071.iheart.com and on the iHeart Radio app, [...]

Lee Health Foundation honors Dr. Steve Machiz with Humanitarian Award

2019-12-09T11:43:43-05:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

  Lee Health Foundation has awarded the Frank Haskell Humanitarian Award to Dr. Steve Machiz for his incredible leadership in establishing SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., a nonprofit most known for its annual Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest. Machiz established the nonprofit in 2008, and one year later, SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. pledged $10 million [...]

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 [...]

Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon raises more than $150,000 to support lifesaving pediatric cancer treatments in Southwest Florida

2019-01-17T00:03:12-05:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The 17th annual Mel’s Diner Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon raised more than $150,000 on Jan. 11 by the Southwest Florida community, money that will fund lifesaving cancer treatments for children at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The Radiothon, broadcast live by Cat Country 107.1 from Mel’s Diner in Fort Myers, generates support for [...]

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

2019-01-07T22:19:32-05:00January 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 [...]

Bell Tower Shops to host 17th annual Corvette and Open Car & Truck Show on Jan. 5

2018-12-22T00:16:37-05:00December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Bell Tower Shops will host a charity car show on Jan. 5 to help raise money for Barbara’s Friends – Golisano Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund. The 17th annual Corvette and Open Car & Truck Show, presented by Bell Tower Shops and Corvettes on the Gulf, includes 29 classes for ‘Vettes and 37 classes of stock [...]