SWFL teachers hone skills at early childhood education conference

2020-10-28T09:03:36-04:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pre-school and kindergarten teachers from across Southwest Florida sharpened their skills at a one-day conference sponsored by Child Care of Southwest Florida. The nonprofit child care provider offers professional development opportunities through its Focus on Four initiative, which began in June 2017 as an initiative aimed at providing additional instructional time to 4-year-olds during the [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation to raise support, awareness at ‘Voices of Hope Gala’ on Nov. 12

2020-04-01T15:16:34-04:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, will host its inaugural Voices of Hope Gala on Nov. 12, an event that will feature dinner, entertainment and a live auction to support vital programs and services. Guardian ad Litem’s volunteer child advocates also will share stories of impact and success with guests. Tickets are available for [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation’s ‘Jazz on the Harbor’ set for April 4 in Port Charlotte

2020-03-06T15:33:41-05:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, will host its second annual Jazz on the Harbor event on Saturday, April 4 to help meet a goal of providing one volunteer advocate for every youth in the child welfare system. Held on the banks of beautiful Charlotte Harbor, Jazz on the Harbor is a music, culinary [...]

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 [...]

Guadalupe Center distributes presents for 900 Immokalee children through Holiday Gift Shop

2018-12-24T21:31:19-05:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center distributed gifts for 900 children in December through its Holiday Gift Shop, helping 328 Immokalee families put additional presents under the Christmas tree this season. “The Holiday Gift Shop allows parents of our students to select toys, clothing, shoes and other items so each of their children has a present to unwrap on [...]

Young conservationists invited to Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s ‘Little Explorers’ program this fall, winter

2018-11-16T02:29:19-05:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced its lineup of activities for its popular children’s educational program, offering unique hands-on activities for the area’s youngest conservationists. Little Explorers, which is geared toward children ages 18 months through 5 years, features all-new themes this fall and winter. Children will learn about animals and insects native to Southwest [...]

Guadalupe Center seeks donations for Holiday Gift Shop

2018-11-14T21:11:58-05:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center is seeking donations to stock the tables of its popular Holiday Gift Shop, a unique shopping experience that allows Immokalee parents to select holiday presents for their children. Last year’s Holiday Gift Shop provided gifts for a record-breaking 1,185 children from 448 families. Now through Dec. 10, Guadalupe Center will accept new, unwrapped [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names nine new beneficiaries of dollars raised at 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2018-11-06T22:07:59-05:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced nine new beneficiaries of its 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, thereby extending its reach throughout the five-county region. In support of a variety of children’s programs including hunger, health, education and counseling, the new beneficiaries include: Blessings in a Backpack, Community Cooperative, Inc., Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Florida [...]

Fort Myers Miracle announce dates for 2018 youth baseball camps

2018-04-16T21:02:43-04:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will be offering three baseball camps for children in Southwest Florida to learn the game from professional players and coaches. The 13th annual “Disability Dream & Do” baseball camp for children with special needs runs from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 28. The camp is free in partnership with [...]

Guadalupe Center seeking gifts for annual Holiday Gift Shop for children in Immokalee

2017-11-20T13:07:07-05:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

As the season of giving approaches, Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, is inviting the Southwest Florida community to open their hearts and bring joy to families in need by donating new, unwrapped gifts for the organization’s annual Holiday Gift Shop, which provides Christmas presents for children [...]

Bell Tower Shops presents Halloween Spooktacular at the Tower Oct. 28

2017-10-20T13:03:40-04:00October 5th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops is calling all goblins, ghosts, princesses and superheroes to get into the Halloween spirit during its annual Halloween Spooktacular at the Tower, taking place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Center Court at Bell Tower Shops. Bell Tower Shops is offering a fun, free and safe environment for [...]

Rethink Resale – Guadalupe Center Resale and Consignment Shop hosts Aug. 2 reception for local professionals

2017-07-19T15:33:41-04:00July 19th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Home and Garden, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Realtors, Interior Designers, Stagers, Relocation Specialists & Community Members Invited to Preview Name Brand Furniture Inventory at a Reception Benefitting Immokalee Children Resale shops are no longer just for the occasional shopping or donation experience, instead, they should be approached as a strategic partnership opportunity that results in a win-win for donors and shoppers. Guadalupe [...]

Cypress Pharmacy launches new Vitamin Club

2017-01-30T16:10:54-05:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Club to provide free daily multivitamins to children and seniors Cypress Pharmacy, an independent, locally owned community pharmacy, has launched a free Vitamin Club program, dedicated to providing children and adults ages 50 and up with the nutrients needed to promote healthier living. As part of the program, customers can receive one 30-count bottle of [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. to dedicate funds from Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to children’s behavioral health

2016-12-01T14:11:18-05:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One in ten children struggle with a mental health condition before the age of 10. Locally and across the country, there is a lack of resources for children in need of mental health care and this year, SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is dedicating its fund-a-cause dollars to the pediatric behavioral health initiative at Golisano Children’s [...]

Pure Florida presents Kids Science Cruise Dec. 17

2016-11-08T14:58:56-05:00November 7th, 2016|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kids cruise free with purchase of adult admission Pure Florida’s Naples location will offer a Kids Science Cruise at 10 a.m. on Dec. 17, featuring a fun and engaging science show by Glen Beitmen of “Super Science & Amazing Art” on “The Wonders of Water.” The Kids Science Cruise will be free for children when [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. introduces 2017 Child Artists, Leo and Lola Grabinski

2016-11-08T14:58:56-05:00November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida is the primary beneficiary of the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, the signature fundraiser for the SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., so it is very fitting for the hospital’s young patients to be a part of this amazing event, and that is what the Child Artist program is all [...]

Pure Florida donates $800 to the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools

2016-11-08T14:58:57-05:00November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida recently donated $800 to the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, contributing a portion of the proceeds from any cruise or activity at its Fort Myers location during the month of August, along with donations from the Southwest Florida community. Pure Florida’s donation will assist the foundation in funding tools and resources for [...]

2016 Winter Camps at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T14:58:57-05:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced that registration is now open for its 2016 Winter Camp, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 28-29. Ideal for second- through fifth-grade students, the award-winning camp programs at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida combine outdoor adventures, live animal encounters and engaging nature-based activities [...]

Joy in Childhood Foundation’s National Community Cups® Program Returns to Dunkin’ Donuts Restaurants November 1

2016-11-08T14:58:57-05:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This November, Dunkin’ Donuts will welcome the holidays and the seasonal spirit of giving with a special way for guests to help bring joy to children whose lives are affected by health issues or hunger. The Joy in Childhood FoundationSM announced its 2016 National Community Cups® program begins tomorrow, Tuesday, November 1. Throughout the entire [...]

Miracle to Host 2016 Miracle Baseball Camps

2016-11-08T14:59:12-05:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will be hosting two, three-day baseball camps presented by CenturyLink, Rock Star Seedz and Dick’s Sporting Goods at Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex. The 2016 Miracle Baseball Camp I will take placed on Monday, June 20 through Wednesday, June 22 for children ages 6-8. Camp II will be held [...]

Pure Florida presents Kids Science Cruise June 25

2016-11-08T14:59:14-05:00June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida’s Naples location will offer a Kids Science Cruise on June 25 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., featuring a fun and engaging science show by Glen Beitmen of “Super Science & Amazing Art” on “The Wonders of Water.” The Kids Science Cruise will be free for children when accompanied by paid adult admission as [...]

“Run Wild” Halloween 5K race to benefit wildlife conservation efforts at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida

2015-09-03T08:57:48-04:00September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Runners will host the “Run Wild” 5K race on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Gordon River Greenway Park in Naples. Proceeds from the event will benefit wildlife conservation efforts at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and the Naples Zoo. During the 5K race, runners will wind through the new [...]

Pure Florida offers Marine Science Cruise for children Sept. 5

2016-11-08T14:59:48-05:00August 28th, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida will provide a hands-on learning experience during its Marine Science Cruise in Fort Myers on Sept. 5 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Children in first through seventh grade are invited aboard the Fort Myers-based M/V Edison Explorer to participate in activities that encourage creativity, problem solving, teamwork and critical thinking as they experience [...]

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