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

2019-02-22T18:30:26-04:00February 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

2019-02-22T18:19:36-04:00February 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

2019-02-22T18:14:36-04:00February 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

2019-02-22T17:58:56-04:00February 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

2018-12-17T18:24:47-04:00December 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

2018-12-06T23:53:22-04:00December 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

2018-11-19T22:58:42-04:00November 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

2018-11-16T02:29:19-04:00November 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

2018-02-15T20:59:39-04:00February 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 [...]

Guadalupe Center raises $1.3 million for educational programs at 2018 Signature Event, “Welcome Aboard”

2018-01-23T16:13:40-04:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, has raised $1.3 million during its “Welcome Aboard” 2018 Signature Event, held Jan. 17 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. Proceeds from the annual signature event directly benefit Guadalupe Center’s three educational programs serving Immokalee students from cradle to career: [...]

The School District of Lee County to host New 2 Teaching Academy Jan. 8 – 19

2017-12-08T16:51:36-04:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County is hosting a New 2 Teaching Academy from Jan. 8 through Jan. 19, 2018. Taking place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School in Fort Myers, the two-week course will prepare budding teachers for a future career with the District by [...]

Registration available for Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Winter Camp

2017-11-20T12:45:29-04:00November 20th, 2017|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Winter Camp registration is now open to the public. The two-day camp will be held at the Conservancy Nature Center 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 27 and 28. Geared for children in second through fifth grades, Winter Camp offers a combination of outdoor adventures, live animal encounters and engaging [...]

2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, raises $100,000 for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

2017-11-16T12:41:53-04:00November 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Laureates Edward V. Staros and Mark Wilson inducted into Business Hall of Fame   Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recently raised $100,000 during its 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County event at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples beach resort in Naples. Funds will benefit local Junior Achievement programs, which prepare students for business success through hands-on [...]

Shell Point hosts “Living to 100: Is There an App for That?” seminar Dec. 4

2017-11-16T09:32:30-04:00November 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As life expectancies continue to increase as a result of breakthroughs in medicine and technology, it is more important than ever to plan now for the future. Shell Point Retirement Community will host an educational seminar “Living to 100: Is There an App for That?” from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4 at [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. presents $200,000 to Florida SouthWestern State College for programs, scholarships

2017-10-30T11:13:17-04:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. recently presented $200,000 to Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) to award scholarships to qualifying students within its health care programs. Helping educate Southwest Florida’s next generation of health care providers, the organization has granted $1 million to FSW over the past nine years to support programs and scholarships focused on pediatrics. [...]

Fyzical to host pelvic health seminars Oct. 28 and Nov. 2

2017-10-25T13:58:04-04:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Free pelvic floor strengthening classes open to community Approximately one-third of women in the U.S. suffer from a pelvic floor disorder, a condition caused by the weakening of the pelvic muscles. Providing support and solutions, Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers has partnered with the National Association for Continence to offer the community free pelvic floor [...]

Gulf Coast Village to host free memory support event at Palmview Nov. 1

2017-10-03T16:12:37-04:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to host a memory support event on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Palmview, the new assisted living and memory support residences at Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral. With the goal of spreading awareness and educating those on Alzheimer’s disease and [...]

Guadalupe Center holds 25th annual Back-to-School Shoes & Supplies Drive

2017-07-05T15:34:48-04:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Local Community Groups Team Up to Help Immokalee Students Start the School Year Off on the Right Foot The Guadalupe Center, a non-profit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through the education of children, is proud to host its 25th annual Back to School Shoes & Supplies Drive from July 17 – 21. [...]

Gulf Coast Village Foundation awards $12,000 in scholarships to Gulf Coast Village employees

2017-05-16T16:45:41-04:00May 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village Foundation – a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization providing financial aid, educational opportunities and innovative services for all who live and work at Gulf Coast Village – recently presented a total of $12,000 in scholarship awards to 10 Gulf Coast Village employees during an awards ceremony on May 7. This year’s gifts ranged from [...]

School District of Lee County hosts information session for bus drivers April 19

2017-04-10T16:19:23-04:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Events, Hot Tips, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County is hosting an information session for individuals interested in applying for a bus driver position within the District from 6 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 at the Lee County Public Education Center, located at 2855 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. Candidates are asked to RSVP for the [...]

Pure Florida to offer EGGcellent Spring Science Cruises April 15

2017-02-20T15:52:22-04:00February 20th, 2017|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pure Florida is celebrating spring with a fun Spring Science Cruise featuring EGGciting experiments in Naples and Fort Myers on Saturday, April 15 with cruises departing in Naples at 10 a.m. and in Fort Myers at noon. The Spring Science Cruise is free to children with paid adult admission as part of Pure Florida’s Kids [...]

Tickets, sponsorships available for Florida Gulf Coast University’s Culinary and Travel Extravaganza, Wanderlust 2017

2017-01-25T16:34:50-04:00January 25th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Early registration ends Jan. 31 Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Florida Gulf Coast University’s (FGCU) 28th annual Wanderlust, a culinary and travel auction extravaganza that supports FGCU’s School of Resort & Hospitality Management. Produced by students within FGCU’s School of Resort & Hospitality Management, the event [...]

Pure Florida presents Kids Science Cruise Jan. 21

2017-01-03T14:01:50-04:00January 3rd, 2017|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 Saturday, Jan. 21, 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 [...]

Free Florida Residency and Estate Planning Workshops in Fort Myers, Sanibel and Naples

2016-12-21T13:21:42-04:00December 20th, 2016|Categories: Events, Hot Tips, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Attorneys Craig R. Hersch and Michael B. Hill share latest in estate planning In recent years, laws surrounding estate, trust, durable power of attorney, health care surrogate and living will have all undergone significant change. Seasonal Florida residents and those contemplating Florida residency should be aware of certain considerations. Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts [...]

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

2016-12-15T23:05:08-04:00December 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 [...]

Pure Florida presents Marine Science Kids Cruise Jan. 7

2016-12-13T15:20:17-04:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kids cruise free with purchase of adult admission Pure Florida’s Fort Myers location will offer a Marine Science Kids Cruise on Saturday, Jan. 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Marine Science Kids Cruises are free to children with paid adult admission as part of Pure Florida’s Kids Cruise Free Saturdays at 10 a.m. program. [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. presents $200,000 to Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College for scholarships

2016-12-09T21:32:18-04:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. recently presented $200,000 to both Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and to Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) to award scholarships to qualifying students within their health care programs. Over the past eight years, the organization has granted more than $1.6 million to FGCU and FSW for programs and scholarships focused on [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida joins the global #GivingTuesday movement

2016-11-08T14:58:56-04:00November 7th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Goal to bring financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness education to local students Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JA) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on Nov. 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on [...]

Pure Florida presents Kids Science Cruise Dec. 17

2016-11-08T14:58:56-04:00November 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 [...]

Yes on Conservation 20/20 campaign video receives $1,000 grant from Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program

2016-11-08T14:58:57-04:00November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Video has helped to reach thousands of viewers The Yes on Conservation 20/20 Campaign in partnership with Pelican Media has received a $1,000 micro-grant from the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP) to supplement the production of a campaign video to assist in educating and advocating for the passage of the Conservation 20/20 non-binding County [...]

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

2016-11-08T14:58:57-04:00November 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 [...]

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