Charity for Change receives a $10,000 grant from Suncoast Credit Union

2022-03-28T09:50:57-04:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Charity for Change has received a $10,000 grant from Suncoast Credit Union for improving emotional well-being and academic performance for at-risk students through its social-emotional learning (SEL) program for elementary students. The program’s goal is to improve the emotional well-being and academic performance for at-risk students and engage a minimum of 300 additional at-risk children [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida launches new cutting-edge mobile classroom

2021-10-05T12:10:07-04:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Hands-on learning brought on the road to expand science education, outreach The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced the launch of its new state-of-the-art mobile classroom, a custom-built specialty vehicle that provides a hands-on science learning experience on wheels. To expand its ability to provide more environmental education to Title I schools and underserved communities, [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber Foundation to host Summertime Backyard BBQ Craft Beer Dinner on Aug. 12

2021-08-03T18:45:34-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Foundation is hosting a Summertime Backyard BBQ Craft Beer Dinner fundraiser with Palm City Brewing on Thursday, Aug. 12 at the Crowne Plaza in Fort Myers. Proceeds from the event benefit the Foundation’s efforts to enhance education and professional development at a variety of levels as well as [...]

Charity for Change enhances its online platform and expands curriculum

2021-07-27T12:41:44-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Naples-based educational nonprofit Charity for Change has enhanced its school programs with a new online platform and expanded curriculum. The enhancements have been experienced by 1,000 students in summer programs at the Salvation Army Fran Cohen Youth Center, YMCA South Collier and Greater Naples and the Guadalupe Center. The new online platform improves functionality for [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida expands E-Learning Hub to include full K-12 curriculum, live animal encounters

2021-01-15T12:05:12-05:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has expanded its rapidly growing STEM E-Learning Adventures program to include a new E-Learning Hub. Here, educational videos, ecology-focused crafts, outdoor data-collecting activities and interactive written exercises are available to both in-school and at-home learners. In addition to offering online environmental education resources, Conservancy staff are now virtually hosting interactive, [...]

Guadalupe Center breaks ground on van Otterloo Family Campus for Learning

2020-11-02T09:15:18-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center broke ground on Oct. 30 for a new educational campus that will create lasting, transformational change for students in Immokalee. The van Otterloo Family Campus for Learning will feature two academic buildings with multiple classrooms, a library, learning lab, cafeteria and kitchen, playground, administrative offices, mentor lounges, commons areas, a medical and dental [...]

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 [...]

Community partners launch Healthy Minds initiative, to offer free educational events, screenings for healthier minds in Lee, Collier counties

2020-09-24T14:43:37-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The mental and emotional effects of COVID-19 are impacting well-being in significant ways amid the pandemic, with 40% of U.S. adults reporting symptoms of anxiety or depression, in addition to increases in substance use and thoughts of suicide. To address this urgent and increased need for support on a local level, 17 behavioral health organizations [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives grant from the Community Foundation for $5,000

2020-08-04T16:23:33-04:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Inc. is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Collier County. These funds will support vital Junior Achievement educational programs that provide students lessons on career/work readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurial skills. These funds invest in the infrastructure of the organization, to build [...]

John R. Wood Properties sponsors Charity for Change GiverTV episode about kindness, giving and gratitude

2020-06-01T15:36:39-04:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

John R. Wood Properties has sponsored an episode of GiverTV, a new interactive video series by Charity for Change, the Collier County nonprofit behind the classroom-based Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Giver Program. The sponsored episode, “Kindness, Giving & Gratitude,” focuses on how these three traits can help children achieve their full potential. The video features the [...]

Charity for Change hosts free webinar May 28 with Alexander Havard on character and leadership

2020-05-26T10:15:05-04:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Charity for Change will host a free webinar on character and leadership with well-known international speaker and leadership expert Alex Havard, May 28 at 8:30 a.m. Havard will show how building good character is a life-long project that helps people achieve their personal best and become great leaders. Havard is the founder of the Virtuous [...]

Guadalupe Center receives $25,000 grant from Suncoast Credit Union to help Immokalee families, students

2020-05-20T08:54:26-04:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Suncoast Credit Union has awarded a $25,000 matching grant to Guadalupe Center as the nonprofit continues providing Immokalee families with access to high-quality education programs. To maximize the impact of Suncoast Credit Union’s grant, Guadalupe Center is launching a Phone-A-Thon campaign that will help offset Early Childhood Education Program weekly fees for parents facing extreme [...]

Earn to Learn FL raises more than $135,000 at Mentors of IMPACT gala

2020-02-27T15:08:02-05:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Earn to Learn FL raised over $135,000 through its Mentors of IMPACT gala to help additional Florida students pursue a brighter future through a college education. Mentors of IMPACT, held Feb. 19 at The Club at Mediterra, recognized the achievements of eight individuals who have inspired others in the community through mentoring: Joe Catti (FineMark [...]

Guadalupe Center dedicates NCEF Infant/Toddler Wing to honor partnership with Naples Children & Education Foundation

2020-02-27T11:27:24-05:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center recognized its longstanding support from the Naples Children & Education Foundation on Feb. 20 by dedicating a wing of its main campus in Immokalee in honor of the philanthropic organization. The NCEF Infant/Toddler Wing is one of two wings at the Morgridge Family Early Childhood Education Campus, which serves up to 270 children [...]

Guadalupe Center announces campaign to expand ‘life-changing’ programs for Immokalee students

2020-02-24T12:02:22-05:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has announced a capital and operational campaign to provide more students in Immokalee with opportunities to use education as a springboard to a brighter future. “Guadalupe Center: 2020 & Beyond” is raising money to construct new educational centers, hire additional staff and expand academic programs. The announcement was made during a ribbon-cutting ceremony [...]

Five-week beginner sign language class begins Oct. 16 at Sally J. Pimentel Deaf & Hard of Hearing Center in Fort Myers

2019-10-18T15:30:27-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sally J. Pimentel Deaf & Hard of Hearing Center (DHHC) will offer five-week beginning American Sign Language (ASL) classes starting Oct. 16. The sessions are every Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the center located at 1860 Boy Scout Drive in Fort Myers. DHHC uses “Signing Naturally” curriculum, designed to introduce ASL to aid [...]

Earn to Learn FL launches online financial literacy platform

2019-08-28T13:29:27-04:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Earn to Learn FL, a matched-savings financial assistance program, has launched an online platform to administer financial literacy training for students to improve their money management skills and budget for their technical training, professional certifications, or college degree programs. To qualify for financial assistance, Earn to Learn FL requires students pursuing postsecondary education to successfully [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida celebrates 25th anniversary with a record-breaking year

2019-08-28T12:58:19-04:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida wrapped up the 2018-19 academic year with record numbers, a fitting way to celebrate its 25th year of experiential learning programs for kindergarten-12th grade students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. During the 2018-19 school year, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida served 12,498 students, a 7% increase in overall participation. [...]

Cypress Pharmacy’s July 13 Seminar Saturday to cover the basics and benefits of hemp-derived CBD oil

2019-06-21T16:34:51-04:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cypress Pharmacy will host its monthly Seminar Saturday on Saturday, July 13 with a discussion on “What is CBD Oil” led by Natural Health Consultant Dr. Stan Headley. The free public seminar will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at Cypress Pharmacy, 9451 Cypress Lake Drive in Fort Myers. Headley’s program will help consumers [...]

Men’s Health Month: Naples Center for Functional Medicine to host June 19 lecture on the impacts of low testosterone

2019-05-30T10:52:35-04:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dr. Eduardo Maristany will lead a complimentary lecture on June 19 for Southwest Florida men wanting to learn about how low testosterone levels might be impacting their overall health. Maristany, a board-certified internal medicine physician at Naples Center for Functional Medicine, is trained by the Institute of Functional Medicine and works with male patients to [...]

Cypress Pharmacy’s Seminar Saturday program debuts June 8, highlighting Global Wellness Day

2019-05-29T13:58:51-04:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Cypress Pharmacy will host its inaugural Seminar Saturday on Saturday, June 8 with a discussion on “Wellness Solutions for Life” led by Natural Health Consultant Dr. Stan Headley. The free public seminar will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at Cypress Pharmacy, 9451 Cypress Lake Drive in Fort Myers. In recognition of Global Wellness [...]

Lehigh Acres Middle School to celebrate fine and performing arts at Prism Showcase on May 17

2019-05-08T13:21:13-04:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lehigh Acres Middle School will host its annual Prism Showcase on May 17 to highlight the incredible work of students in its fine arts and performing arts programs. A Prism Showcase is a formal event that allows students in a variety of artistic disciplines, including music, dance and art, to exhibit their work and showcase [...]

Junior Achievement to host its CEO Academy at FGCU for entrepreneurial teens in Southwest Florida

2019-02-22T18:30:26-05:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is seeking entrepreneurial, business-minded teens for an exclusive weeklong summer camp in which they’ll learn what it takes to become a successful business leader. Open to rising high school juniors and seniors from Charlotte, Collier and Lee counties, the CEO Academy teaches students the basics of starting and operating a [...]

Lee County high school students experience sixth annual Law Day

2019-02-22T18:19:36-05:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Lee County Bar Association present Law Day 2019 Local high school students recently discovered the various facets of the Lee County legal system during the sixth annual Law Day, presented by Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and the Lee County Bar Association. Law Day 2019 escorted 50 upper class, high [...]

The School District of Lee County to host Spring Teacher Recruitment Fair on April 13 in Fort Myers

2019-02-22T18:14:36-05:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Prospective teachers are invited to register to attend The School District of Lee County’s Spring Teacher Recruitment Fair on April 13 in Fort Myers. Principals and assistant principals, along with members of the District’s human resources team, will be conducting interviews with candidates seeking full-time teaching employment for the 2019-20 academic year. Teaching positions are [...]

Child Care of Southwest Florida, FGCU to host free seminar for early childhood education teachers on Feb. 23

2019-02-22T17:58:56-05:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Pre-school and kindergarten teachers in Southwest Florida are invited to the free Focus on Four Conference being held at Florida Gulf Coast University on Feb. 23. Led by renowned early childhood education specialist Lisa Murphy, the daylong conference will include presentations and discussions that focus on creating child-centered learning environments in which all children can [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives $50,000 grant from Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation

2018-12-17T18:24:47-05:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has received a $50,000 grant from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to help further its programs throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. “This grant will enable us to extend Junior Achievement programs to 2,500 more students in Southwest Florida, helping our goal of reaching 12,500 students during the 2018-2019 [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida offers free admission, movie screenings of ‘Science Fair’ on Dec. 15

2018-12-06T23:53:22-05:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is offering free admission on Saturday, Dec. 15, when the center will offer two screenings of the new movie “Science Fair.” Produced by National Geographic Documentary Films, “Science Fair” follows nine high school students as they prepare to compete against 1,700 teenagers from 78 countries at the International Science and [...]

Lehigh Acres Middle School to showcase innovative programs, culture of success at school choice open house on Dec. 13

2018-11-19T22:58:42-05:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The school’s Sixth-Grade Academy, the first of its kind in Lee County, aims to promote a smooth transition to middle school Lehigh Acres Middle School is inviting current fifth-graders and their parents to a school choice open house on Dec. 13. Lehigh Acres Middle is one of just two schools in Lee County to offer the [...]

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 [...]

Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point to host October classes on history, public policy and environment

2018-10-03T02:51:20-04:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point Retirement Community invites the Southwest Florida community to attend its October Academy classes, which will feature educational discussions on world explorers, public policy and one of the ocean’s most abundant marine turtle species. Classes will take place on Oct. 8, Oct. 22 and Oct. 25 at Shell [...]

Child Care of Southwest Florida opens registration for Brown & Brown Insurance charity golf tournament

2018-08-29T01:51:04-04:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. has opened registration for the Brown & Brown Insurance third annual Charity Golf Outing, which raises life-changing scholarship funds for children within its education program. Presented by Brown & Brown Insurance, the golf tournament will take place Friday, Sept. 21 at the Robert Cupp-designed LaPlaya Golf Club, 333 Palm [...]

Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point to host September classes on history of Iran, Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

2018-08-21T22:14:31-04:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point Retirement Community invites the Southwest Florida community to attend its September Academy classes, which will feature informative discussions on some of the world’s oldest continuous civilizations and archaeological history. Classes will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25 and Sept. 27 at [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. kicks off 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest season with focus on mental, behavioral health

2018-08-17T01:04:05-04:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Local nonprofit names chairpersons, new venue for signature fundraising event SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is kicking off its 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest fundraising season with the announcement of a new organizational focus on mental and behavioral health. With a 10-year history of raising $25 million in lifesaving funds in support of organizations [...]

Tutor Corps students build wardrobe for college at Guadalupe Resale Shop

2018-08-10T21:54:45-04:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Graduates of Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps program are heading off to college with some stylish new apparel and items for their dorm rooms, courtesy of Guadalupe Resale Shop. The students, all recent graduates of Immokalee High School, were treated to a shopping trip in late July at Guadalupe Resale Shop in Naples. Each student was [...]

Guadalupe Center students have ‘awesome’ experience touring Arthrex manufacturing facility

2018-08-06T23:47:38-04:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Forty-five students in Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps Program were offered an exclusive tour of Arthrex Manufacturing Inc., seeing firsthand some of the innovative products being developed by the Naples-based company. Engineers led the Immokalee High School students on a tour of the Arthrex facility in Ave Maria, showing cutting-edge Computer Numerically Controlled machines that make [...]

Junior Achievement to host Bowl-A-Thon on Aug. 29 at HeadPinz

2018-07-18T22:52:53-04:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fundraising event to support student programs on financial literacy, work readiness, entrepreneurship   It’s time to start figuring out which of your friends and co-workers can throw a hook, hit the 7-10 split and knows how to score a turkey. Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is inviting all bowling enthusiasts and beginners to its seventh annual [...]

Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point to host July classes on American history, archaeological discoveries

2018-06-27T23:14:06-04:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point Retirement Community invites the Southwest Florida community to attend its July Academy classes, which will feature informative discussions on American history and archaeological discoveries. Classes are open to the public and will take place on July 2 and July 23 at Shell Point in Fort Myers. Florida [...]

Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point to host June classes on history, successful writing practices

2018-06-11T16:57:00-04:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point Retirement Community invites the Southwest Florida community to attend its June Academy classes, which will feature informative discussions on Vietnamese history and successful writing practices. Classes will take place on June 4, June 11, June 18 and June 23 at Shell Point in Fort Myers. “Vietnam: Its [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida offers special programs for national Endangered Species Day

2018-05-11T01:14:11-04:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is recognizing national Endangered Species Day with a weekend of special events and educational activities. On Saturday, May 19, visitors to the Conservancy can complete special arts and crafts projects featuring endangered and threatened species. Four special sessions highlight the day: Gopher Tortoise Walk (10:30 a.m.): Take a guided walk [...]

Keiser University recognizes Gulf Coast Village for its strong occupational therapy internship program

2018-05-10T22:29:07-04:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Keiser University has recognized Gulf Coast Village as the top local site for its occupational therapy students during the 2017-18 academic year. Gulf Coast Village earned the university’s “Best Fieldwork Site” award after developing a mutually beneficial program in which Keiser students complete their clinical internships at the premier continuing care retirement community. The annual [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to highlight educational initiatives at May 17 luncheon event

2018-05-09T22:27:01-04:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce invites the community to join in an insightful discussion on education and the Chamber’s Education Foundation during its May General Membership Meeting on Thursday, May 17. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Pelican Preserve, 9802 Pelican Preserve Blvd. in Fort Myers. The [...]

Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point offers May classes on history, environment and politics

2018-05-08T23:58:08-04:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point Retirement Community invites the public to attend May classes that will discuss the environment, politics and history. At 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, Kristie Anders, education director at the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, will present “Tides and Currents” in the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands at [...]

Harry Chapin Food Bank hosts ‘A Place at the Table’ event to spotlight hunger issues in Collier County

2018-05-01T22:29:18-04:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Harry Chapin Food Bank recently hosted “A Place at the Table,” a free, educational event to begin the conversation about food insecurity and the steps we can take together in the fight to end hunger in Collier County. Generously sponsored by FPL, the unique event held April 19 at Harry Chapin Food Bank in Naples [...]

Guadalupe Center program coordinator to speak at Florida education conference about overcoming Hurricane Irma

2018-04-20T20:42:15-04:00April 20th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Helen Midney, Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps high school coordinator, has been invited to speak at a statewide higher education conference about mitigating the impacts of Hurricane Irma on this year’s graduating class. Midney will participate in a panel discussion at the Florida College Access Network Summit on Friday, May 11 to address how a contingent [...]

Lehigh Acres Middle School invites community leaders to STEAM Brainstorming Breakfast on April 19

2018-04-16T21:01:29-04:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lehigh Acres Middle School is hosting a Community STEAM Brainstorming Breakfast on Thursday, April 19 to gather input as the school incorporates additional Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics instruction into the curriculum. School administrators and teachers are soliciting input from business and community leaders as they seek to integrate more STEAM events, activities, lessons [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Earth Day Festival includes alligator training, python discussion and animal exhibits

2018-04-13T20:09:43-04:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has finalized its schedule for Earth Day on Saturday, April 21, when the center is offering reduced admission prices and special hands-on activities. Conservancy staff and volunteers will lead a variety of interactive, educational activities that showcase Southwest Florida’s wildlife, ecosystem and natural habitat. The Earth Day Festival runs from [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball completes construction of Creative World School in Gateway community of Fort Myers

2018-03-19T22:53:48-04:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has completed construction of Creative World School in Gateway, which will be Creative World’s third franchise in Southwest Florida. The 13,000-square-foot Gateway facility, located at 11961 Fairway Lakes Drive in Fort Myers, opened March 5 and can accommodate up to 255 children ages 3 months through 5 years. A before- and after-school [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. expands grants program, seeks 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest beneficiary applicants

2018-03-14T17:41:23-04:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Applications now open through April 5 to all organizations bettering the health and wellness of children in Southwest Florida SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., a local nonprofit dedicated to saving children’s lives by supporting organizations committed to pediatric health care services and education, is accepting proposals from additional nonprofit organizations seeking funding. For those interested in [...]

Shell Point hosts Dr. J Eric Ahlskog March 2 to address audience on medical breakthroughs in health care

2018-02-15T20:59:39-05:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Shell Point continues its third annual 2018 Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries Series with a presentation by Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog of Mayo Clinic at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 2, in The Village Church Auditorium at Shell Point. This educational health care presentation, entitled “Debunking 10 Myths That May Sabotage Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease,” is [...]

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