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Eastern Synchronized Skating Championships coming to Lee County Jan. 17-20

2018-01-02T14:23:30+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

More than 135 of the best synchronized skating teams in the Eastern Region will compete in Lee County for the U.S. Figure Skating 2018 Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships, taking place Jan. 17-20 at Germain Arena in Estero. This is Lee County’s first time hosting the championship event, which is expected to draw more than [...]

Western Global Airlines Delivers to Puerto Rico over 2 Million Pounds of Emergency Relief Supplies

2017-10-26T12:20:20+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Western Global Airlines is continuing to operate relief flights to Puerto Rico, carrying emergency supplies in huge quantities aboard its wide body MD-11 freighters. Each flight delivers approximately 200,000 lbs. of supplies such as food, water and equipment. Two of its relief missions were flown out of Miami to BQN airport in Puerto Rico (Rafael Hernandez Airport) [...]

Western Global Airlines’ CEO and Founder, Jim Neff, appoints General Brooks Bash as President

2017-08-01T10:26:24+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Western Global Airlines’ CEO and Founder, Jim Neff, is pleased to announce the appointment of General Brooks L. Bash as President.  Headquartered in Estero, Florida, Western Global Airlines (WGA) is a leading US DOT certificated FAA part 121 all-cargo airline with worldwide coverage which owns and operates a fleet of 13 wide body freighters with [...]

New Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant opens in Estero

2017-07-14T21:56:12+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Saturday, July 22 Grand Opening Celebration to include a visit from Estero Fire Department     Dunkin’ Donuts is now open at the Shoppes of Grand Oak, 20290 Grande Oak Shoppes Blvd. in Estero. To celebrate the opening of the new Dunkin’ Donuts, the restaurant will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, July 22 [...]

Lee County to host National High School Gymnastics Association’s Senior Showcase Invitational May 19-20

2017-05-11T18:10:05+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County will host the National High School Gymnastics Association (NHSGA) Senior Showcase Invitational, taking place Friday, May 19, to Saturday, May 20, at the Estero Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd., Estero. The invitational will bring 12th-grade female gymnasts from across the country to Southwest Florida to compete for individual and team titles on [...]

Lee County to host 2017 USA Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling State Championships April 1-2 in Estero

2017-03-30T13:13:28+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County will host the USA Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling Florida Level 1-10 State Championships April 1-2 at Estero Recreational Center, located at 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. in Estero. The meet will bring gymnasts from around the state to compete in Lee County. Last year’s event attracted more than 500 out-of-town sports visitors to Lee [...]

Stevens Construction awarded Estero United Methodist Church expansion

2017-03-27T13:26:17+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has been awarded the construction management services of an expansion at Estero United Methodist Church, located at 8088 Lord’s Way St. in Estero, announced Mark Stevens, company president. The project includes extensive site improvements with new and reconfigured parking to accommodate 202 paved spaces and enhanced landscaping. Stevens Construction is adding 12,957 square [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to host Breaking Par Gala & Golf Tournament

2017-03-27T20:24:37+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Two-day fundraising event to be held April 22-23 Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will host the fifth annual Breaking Par Gala & Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 22 through Sunday, April 23 at The Club at Grandezza, located at 11481 Grande Oak Blvd. in Estero. The two-day event includes a gala dinner at 5:30 p.m. [...]

Norman Love Confections Announces Perfect Pairs Collection for Valentine’s Day 2017

2017-01-04T18:55:28+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Like many love stories, some pairs just blend together perfectly. This Valentine’s Day, Norman Love Confections introduces some of the chocolate world’s most compatible and delectable gourmet chocolate flavor combinations in its 2017 Valentine’s Day Collection, Perfect Pairs. The lineup of flavor pairings are Strawberry Banana, Lemon Raspberry, Peaches and Cream, Raspberry Champagne, Chocolate Vanilla [...]

Around the Clock Fitness launches 90-Day Body Transform Challenge

2016-12-21T13:30:25+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Grand prize winner receives $10,000 In celebration of the New Year, Around the Clock Fitness has launched its annual 90-Day Body Transform Challenge, a three-month, community-wide fitness challenge, which awards $10,000 to the grand prize winner. Registration is available now through Jan. 31, and participants can begin the 90-day challenge anytime between Jan. 1 and [...]

‘Tis the season for Norman Love Confections’ limited-edition holiday collection

2016-11-14T18:44:43+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A taste of holiday traditions is captured inside this year’s Norman Love Confections Holiday Collection gift boxes. The 2016 limited-edition collection features 10 seasonal flavors including Candy Cane, Cranberry Apple Biscuit, Pumpkin Pie, Mint Patty, Linzer Cookie, Cup O’ Cheer, Mulled Cider, White Christmas, S’mores and Gingersnap. The limited-edition collection is now available online at [...]

Norman Love Confections introduces Signature Pastry Collection and limited-edition seasonal pastries

2016-11-08T14:58:59+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Norman Love Confections has created a line of Signature Collection pastries as well as seasonal pastries that are now available in Norman Love Confections’ Southwest Florida Chocolate Salons. Fresh baked daily from scratch, the artisan pastries in the Signature Pastry Collection include Fruit Tart, Raspberry Dome, Tiramisu and Caramel Tower. In addition, Norman Love Confections’ [...]

Norman Love Confections supports breast cancer awareness, offers limited edition cupcakes and cookies during October

2016-11-08T14:59:01+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Norman Love Confections is observing Breast Cancer Awareness month, offering the community a sweet way to raise breast cancer awareness and support those who are currently fighting against breast cancer. During the month of October, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each limited-edition breast cancer awareness-themed cupcakes and cookies will benefit 4 [...]

Lee County to host USA Badminton’s 2016 U.S. Masters Championships Sept. 14-17

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

Lee County Sports Development announces that Lee County will host USA Badminton’s 2016 U.S. Masters Championships from Wednesday, Sept. 14, to Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Estero Community Park Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd., Estero. The four-day tournament will showcase a variety of events, including men’s and women’s singles, doubles and mixed doubles, with [...]

Naples Soap Company to open new store at Coconut Point Mall

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

Naples Soap Company is opening a new location at Coconut Point Mall, located at 23191 Fashion Drive, Suite 102, in Estero. The store’s grand opening will take place Saturday, Sept. 3, and will feature product samples, product demonstrations, complimentary hand treatments and more for shoppers to enjoy. With stores located along Florida’s west coast from Destin [...]

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction building new 7-Eleven stores in Florida and Texas

2016-11-08T14:59:06+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Creighton Construction recently completed this new 7-Eleven store at Estero Parkway and Three Oaks in Fort Myers. Creighton Construction has completed the construction of two new 7-Eleven convenience stores and gas stations, one in Fort Myers, Florida and another in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Over the past couple of years, Creighton Construction has built [...]

Lee County to host USA Netball 2016 National Championship July 30-31 at Estero Community Park Recreation Center

2016-11-08T14:59:12+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Photo by Eric Levin Lee County will host the USA Netball 2016 National Championship on the weekend of Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31, at the Estero Community Park Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. in Estero. The Opening Ceremony will commence on Saturday with a uniform parade at 8:30 a.m., followed [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to speak at 2016 Hot Topic Seminar June 24

2016-11-08T14:59:13+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will provide an employment law update on Friday, June 24 during the 2016 Hot Topic Seminar, hosted by Southwest Florida Chapter of Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and Association of Government Accountants (AGA). The event will begin at 8 a.m. and will take place at Embassy Suites Fort [...]

Lee County Sports Development brings national gymnastics competition to Estero May 20-21

2016-11-08T14:59:18+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County will host the National High School Gymnastics Association (NHSGA) Senior Showcase Invitational May 20-21 at the Estero Recreation Center in Estero. The facility boasts 19,000 square feet of floor space, making it an optimal venue for gymnastics and floor events. The event brings approximately 500 room nights to Lee County and a direct [...]

Norman Love Confections to open chocolate and dessert salon on McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers

2016-11-08T14:59:20+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Internationally acclaimed chocolatier Norman Love will open a new state-of-the-art chocolate and dessert salon in the Terra Design Center at 13211 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers. Scheduled to open in summer 2016, Norman Love Confections’ Fort Myers-McGregor Chocolate Salon will offer the company’s award-winning ultra-premium, handcrafted chocolates, as well as specialty desserts, artisanal baked goods, [...]

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 [...]

First Love inspires Norman Love Confections’ 2016 Valentine’s Day Collection

2016-11-08T14:59:27+00:00 January 20th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

First love is often described as the one you never forget. With that in mind, Norman Love Confections is bringing back ten favorite Norman Love Signature flavors from years past to create the First Love Collection for Valentine’s Day 2016. The limited-edition First Love Valentine’s Day Collection features 5 Spice, Lime, French Silk, Gianduja, Crema [...]

Jason’s Deli opens Dec. 10 at Gulf Coast Landings

2016-11-08T14:59:34+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events, Jobs, Lunch, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Southwest’s Florida newest Jason’s Deli location opens on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 16451 Corporate Commerce Way in Fort Myers. Known for serving foods prepared with natural, fresh ingredients, Jason’s Deli at Gulf Coast Landings’ 5,330-square-foot restaurant supports a natural atmosphere with updated surroundings, such as a salad bar now featured in the front of the [...]

Norman Love Confections kicks off Rockin’ Stocking Giveaway, offers customers a chance to win gourmet chocolates and gift cards

2016-11-08T14:59:34+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

‘Tis the season for giving, and Norman Love Confections is offering valuable prizes during its Rockin’ Stocking holiday giveaway. From Dec. 1 through Dec. 23, the elves at Norman Love Confections will randomly insert valuable prize vouchers into Norman Love Confections’ 15-piece, 25-piece or 50-piece Signature Holiday Gift Boxes sold in Norman Love Confections’ Fort [...]

Norman Love Confections introduces new gourmet cookie kits called Stir, Bake, LOVE

2016-11-08T14:59:35+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Premeasured cookie kits for gourmet baking at home available in four delicious flavors Award-winning pastry chef, Norman Love of Norman Love Confections, has created a new cookie kit for gourmet baking at home, which is as simple to use as its name: Stir, Bake, LOVE. In time for holiday baking with ease, Norman Love Confections [...]

Gulf Coast Showcase Basketball Tournament returns to Germain Arena

2016-11-08T14:59:35+00:00 November 20th, 2015|Categories: Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County is hosting the Gulf Coast Showcase at Germain Arena in Estero, bringing 16 college basketball teams from across the U.S. to compete in men’s and women’s brackets. The men’s tournament will take place Nov. 23 through Nov. 25, followed by the women’s tournament Nov. 27 through Nov. 29. All teams play three games [...]

Norman Love Confections unwraps its 2015 limited-edition holiday collection

2016-11-08T14:59:36+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Capturing all the favorite flavors of the holidays, Norman Love Confections introduces its 2015 holiday collection. Customers can preorder now, and the collection is available for purchase online and in stores Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2015. Norman Love Confections’ special-edition holiday collection features white, milk and dark chocolate confections and truffles with 10 artisan-designed [...]

Norman Love Confections supports breast cancer awareness, offers special limited-edition pink heart box during October

2016-11-08T14:59:43+00:00 September 25th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Norman Love Confections is observing Breast Cancer Awareness month with a special promotion, offering the community a sweet way to raise breast cancer awareness and support those who are currently fighting against breast cancer. During the month of October, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each limited-edition pink heart gift box will [...]

GMA Architects and Planners complete the design for Gulfshore Pediatric Dentistry in Estero

2016-11-08T14:59:52+00:00 July 29th, 2015|Categories: Advertising, Economic Development, Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GMA Architects and Planners recently completed construction of a 6,340-square-foot tenant improvement for Gulfshore Pediatric Dentistry located at 9921 Corkscrew Rd. in Estero, Florida. Working with Drs. Sammons and Tarver, GMA developed a playful beach and undersea motif throughout the public areas providing a cheerful distraction for the young patients and their families.  Two separate [...]