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Support Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida through Give Where You Live Collier, Feb. 21-22

2018-01-17T15:04:35+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida invites the community to support its efforts to provide key programs on work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to local students by donating to the organization during the ‘Give Where You Live Collier’ fundraising initiative, which takes place Feb. 21-22. Give Where You Live Collier is a county-wide movement established to [...]

Tickets still available for Charity for Change’s fourth annual Giver Challenge Nov. 4

2017-10-31T12:18:08+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tickets are still available for Charity for Change’s fourth annual Giver Challenge event, to be held on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Quail West Golf & Country Club, located at 5950 Burnham Rd. in Naples. Proceeds from the event will support Charity for Change’s afterschool, summer school, preschool, and in-school programs [...]

Wynn Family establishes Wynn Family Hurricane Irma Disaster Relief Fund

2017-10-26T13:18:48+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware, Wynn’s Family Market employees offered short-term relief funds In the wake of Hurricane Irma, the Wynn Family, owners of Sunshine Ace Hardware, Wynn’s Properties, Wynn’s Market and Wynn’s Catering have partnered with the Community Foundation of Collier County (CFCC) to establish the Wynn Family Hurricane Irma Short-Term Disaster Relief Fund. The relief [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware’s Michael Wynn recognized as a top leader, company earns award for community impact

2017-10-26T12:59:42+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware is pleased to announce that its president, Michael Wynn has recently received recognition as a remarkable business leader, earning “Best Large Company Boss,” by Gulfshore Business. The company will also be recognized for its positive impact on the community, earning the Chairman’s Award at the 2017 Excellence in Industry Awards ceremony, presented [...]

Guadalupe Center partners with celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart to raise funds for Hurricane Irma survivors

2017-10-12T09:47:00+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Photographer’s “Resilient Light” project captures the resilience of the Immokalee community Following Hurricane Irma, renowned photographer Jeremy Cowart and crew traveled to Southwest Florida to capture the undocumented strength of victims of Hurricane Irma. Using an innovative lighting process, Cowart’s images captured the resilient light found in survivors, as they work to rebuild their lives. [...]

Tickets, sponsorships still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2017-10-09T13:37:44+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Edward Staros Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County. This year’s event will be held Thursday, Oct. 26 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples beach resort, located at 280 Vanderbilt [...]

Tickets, sponsorships now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2017-08-22T13:48:24+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Oct. 26 event to induct laureates Edward Staros and Mark Wilson into Business Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, which will induct Edward Staros, vice president and managing director of The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples, and Mark Wilson, [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Edward Staros, Mark Wilson to 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2017-06-26T19:13:04+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce that Edward Staros, vice president and managing director of The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples, and Mark Wilson, president and CEO of London Bay Homes, will be inducted into its 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County. The laureates will be honored during a dinner and awards [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Advisory Board for 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier

2017-06-06T15:45:35+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced the members of its 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair, Stacey Herring, vice president and private banker, Morgan Stanley Private Bank, N.A. Other members selected to this year’s board include: Wilma Boyd, president and CEO, Preferred Travel of [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida shows python necropsy and breeding season results

2017-04-14T14:06:06+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Categories: Discussions, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Efforts concentrate on disrupting python egg-laying cycles More than four years of research is yielding remarkable results in the study and management of the invasive Burmese python in Southwest Florida. Over the course of four breeding seasons, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s wildlife biologists have removed more than 6,500 pounds of python and more than [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware welcomes Scott Hamblen as Chief Merchandising Officer

2017-01-03T18:32:53+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Home and Garden, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware is pleased to announce that Scott Hamblen has joined the team as the new Chief Merchandising Officer for the company. In his new role, Hamblen is responsible for planning and implementation of merchandising and marketing strategies at Sunshine Ace Hardware and its seven retail locations. He will work with a team of [...]

Pure Florida introduces online ticket reservations

2016-12-21T13:59:44+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Categories: Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida visitors can now register for cruises, rentals and tours at the touch of a button with the company’s new online ticket reservation system. Guests interested in booking a sightseeing, river, sunset or eco-cruise, fishing trip, boat rental, jet boat ride, jet ski tour or rental in Pure Florida’s Naples and Fort Myers locations [...]

Pure Florida offers Cruise for Kids Jan. 16-22 to benefit Collier County schools

2016-12-15T23:05:08+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida invites the Southwest Florida community to join in supporting Collier County schools by hosting Cruise for Kids Monday, Jan. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 22 at its Naples location. During the Cruise for Kids week, Pure Florida will donate a portion of the proceeds from any of Pure Florida’s cruises or activities to Champions [...]

Paradise Reef earns Emmy in 40th Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards

2016-12-06T22:30:42+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The documentary film, Paradise Reef has received recognition from the Suncoast Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, as the winner of the 2016 Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards in the Topical Documentary category. The winners were announced during an awards ceremony on Dec. 3 in Orlando. The Suncoast Chapter is the regional [...]

Pure Florida partners with Friends of Foster Children Forever to present birthday celebration cruises for foster families

2016-12-02T23:25:55+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida has partnered with Friends of Foster Children Forever to present birthday celebration cruises to foster children and their families. As part of the Friends of Foster Children Forever Birthday Club, Pure Florida’s cruise experience will provide foster children the ability to select a day within their birth month to come aboard a Pure [...]

KOVA Partners announces Dawn Mayor as property manager for KOVA Property Management, LLC

2016-11-08T14:58:56+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

KOVA Partners, LLC has appointed Dawn Mayor as a property manager for KOVA Property Management, LLC. In her role with the company, Mayor’s responsibilities include providing management services that support daily operations for a variety of commercial properties in the region of Lee and Collier counties. Mayor is a Southwest Florida native, born and raised [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces sponsors for 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:03+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is proud to announce the sponsors of the 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 26 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples. This year’s event title sponsors are Mutual of Omaha [...]

Tickets, sponsorships available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:04+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Categories: Advertising, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

JASWFL to induct Kathy Bigham and Sen. Garrett Richter into Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 26 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Naples Grande [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to induct Kathy Bigham and Sen. Garrett Richter into 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:10+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Kathy Bigham, president and CEO of Bigham Jewelers, and Sen. Garrett Richter, president and director of First Florida Integrity Bank and president of TGR Financial Inc., into the 2016 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, at a dinner and awards ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 26 with [...]

Drs. Alexander Eaton and Hussein Wafapoor named top doctors in ophthalmology

2016-11-08T14:59:15+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Drs. Alexander Eaton and Hussein Wafapoor have been named Top Doctors for 2016 in ophthalmology by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The Top Doctors ranking recognizes the top one percent of physicians in their field and is based on nominations submitted by other physicians and reviewed by Castle Connolly’s doctor-led research team. Dr. Eaton is the [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recognizes 2015-2016 volunteers and teachers

2016-11-08T14:59:15+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recognized its 2015-2016 volunteers and teachers during a Volunteer and Teacher Appreciation Event held on Thursday, May 19 at the Six Bends Harley-Davidson. The following individuals and businesses were recognized for their specific involvement: Rookie of the Year – Lee County: Nancy Korista; Rookie of the Year – Collier County: [...]

Pure Florida honors military with Memorial Day weekend cruises May 27-30

2016-11-08T14:59:18+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida is honoring members of the U.S. military throughout Memorial Day weekend, offering free cruises May 27-30 for veterans and active duty service members when accompanied by paid adult or child admission. The Memorial Day weekend cruises will set sail from Pure Florida’s Naples and Fort Myers locations at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida reports on python research efforts, including removal of pythons totaling more than one ton

2016-11-08T14:59:20+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the last 90 days, Conservancy of Southwest Florida biologists and research partners have removed more than one ton of pythons from Collier County. Among the 43 snakes removed, was the largest male python on record in South Florida, weighing more than 140 pounds and measuring more than 16 feet in length, which was discovered [...]

Norman Love and Mark Loren team up for EGGStraordinary Giveaways March 19-27

2016-11-08T14:59:21+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

To celebrate Easter, chocolatier Norman Love Confections and jeweler Mark Loren Designs are teaming up and hiding 36 “EGGStraordinary” prizes throughout Lee and Collier counties including two GOLD eggs with “EGGStra” special prizes inside. During the week before Easter, March 19-27, prize bags from Norman Love Confections and Mark Loren Designs will be placed throughout [...]

Progressive Builders, Inc. hires David Wherry

2016-11-08T14:59:25+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Progressive Builders, Inc. has promoted David Wherry to project consultant for the professional design and build remodeling company. In his new role, Wherry will be responsible for meeting with homeowners, coordinating with designers and working with subcontractors and suppliers to reach estimated budgets and costs. Wherry is originally from St. Marys, West Virginia, and holds [...]

Pure Florida offers Cruise for Kids to benefit Lee and Collier county schools

2016-11-08T14:59:28+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida invites the Southwest Florida community to join in supporting the school districts of Lee and Collier counties by hosting Cruise for Kids Jan. 15-17 at its Fort Myers location and Jan. 22-24 at its Naples location, with cruises setting sail at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and sunset cruises departing one hour before [...]

Tickets, sponsorships still available for Oct. 29 Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:42+00:00 October 5th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced that tickets and sponsorships are still available for the upcoming 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, to be held Thursday, Oct. 29 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples. Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s Business Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who serve as role models [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces sponsors for 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:43+00:00 September 11th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, News, Public Relations, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is proud to announce the sponsors of the 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, to be held on Thursday, Oct. 29 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. This year’s event title sponsors are Mutual of Omaha and Mutual of Omaha Bank. The platinum sponsors are Arthrex, Inc., Barron Collier [...]

Pure Florida supports local teachers with back-to-school cruise

2016-11-08T14:59:48+00:00 August 21st, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida recently partnered with Trinity-by-the-Cove Church’s Community and Trinity outreach program on Aug. 4 to present Parkside Elementary School in Naples with a back-to-school appreciation event for teachers and school staff, in honor of the school’s continued academic achievement. Pure Florida brought 82 passengers aboard the Naples-based M/V Double Sunshine for an exclusive 90-minute [...]

Tickets and sponsorships available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:50+00:00 August 13th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

JASWFL to induct laureates Reinhold Schmieding and Brian Stock into Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County to be held on Thursday, Oct. 29 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to induct Reinhold Schmieding and Brian Stock into 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:54+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, News, Public Relations, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Reinhold D. Schmieding, president and founder of Arthrex, Inc., and Brian K. Stock, CEO of Stock Development, into the 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, at a dinner and awards ceremony on Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Mutual of Omaha and [...]

Sponsors named for 2013 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T15:00:28+00:00 September 20th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced the event sponsors for the 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County. The Title Sponsor is IBERIABANK. The Gold Sponsors include Barron Collier Companies, DeAngelis Diamond Construction, Inc., First National Bank of the Gulf Coast, Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida and Hodges University. As sponsors, these local businesses [...]

Habitat for Humanity of Collier County hosts 35th Anniversary Celebration featuring renowned surgeon and author Dr. Ben Carson

2016-11-08T15:00:30+00:00 September 4th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Habitat for Humanity of Collier County will commemorate 35 years of building homes in Collier County with an Anniversary Celebration to be held Thursday, Nov. 14 at First Presbyterian Church in Naples. Dr. Sam Durso, Habitat Collier President and CEO will host the sold-out event, which features a performance by the Habitat Youth Choir and [...]

Tickets and sponsorships available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Business Hall of Fame, Collier County Oct. 29 dinner and awards ceremony

2016-11-08T15:00:30+00:00 September 3rd, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County to be held Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples are now available at www.jaswfl.org or by calling 239-225-2590. During the dinner and awards ceremony, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Laureates John DeAngelis and [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to induct David Diamond, John DeAngelis and Mayela and Orlando Rosales into 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T15:00:31+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct John DeAngelis and David Diamond of DeAngelis Diamond Construction, Inc. and Mayela and Orlando Rosales of Media Vista Group into the 2013 Business of Hall of Fame, Collier County, at a dinner and awards ceremony on October 29 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding [...]

Free falls prevention course offered on June 6 in Naples

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 June 4th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

To help educate the public on ways to prevent falls, health care experts with Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition’s Step WiseLee program and Lee Memorial Trauma Services are hosting a free program on Thursday, June 6 at 11:30 a.m. at the Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy. in Naples, Fla. The presentation will [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces

2016-11-08T15:00:33+00:00 May 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the advisory board members for its 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. This year’s advisory board chair is Dr. Paul Jones and vice-chair is Tom O’Reilly. Other members selected to this year’s advisory board include Wilma [...]

Publix Super Markets Charities Surpasses $500,000 in Giving to Habitat for Humanity of Collier County

2016-11-08T15:00:43+00:00 October 26th, 2012|Categories: Awards and Recognition, News|Tags: , , , , , |

With a donation of $52,000, Publix Super Markets Charities has now invested more than $500,000 in the work of Habitat for Humanity of Collier County. Publix Super Markets Charities was established by Publix’s founder, George Jenkins, to improve life in our communities. For more than 25 years, Publix has been supporting the work of Habitat [...]