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Babcock Ranch named Starlight Sponsor for Shine, a benefit for Hope Kids Care

2019-07-12T12:58:14-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sponsorships still available for Oct. 11 signature event Hope Healthcare announces that Babcock Ranch is the title “Starlight” sponsor for Shine, the inaugural signature benefit for Hope Kids Care. Hosted by event chairs State Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto and attorney Jenna Persons, Shine will be held on Friday, Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. at the historic [...]

Matanzas on the Bay to offer food and drink specials, live performances May 5 for Cinco de Mayo

2019-05-01T14:40:29-04:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Sunday, May 5, offering all-day dining specials at Petey’s Upper Deck from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and live performances throughout the day. On the Petey's Upper Deck menu for Cinco de Mayo, Chef Dave Chetwin’s popular Fajita Pizza is making [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware invites grill masters, food-lovers to Neighborhood BBQ Fest on May 4

2019-04-25T11:25:09-04:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware is inviting grill masters, barbecue enthusiasts and food-lovers to its free Neighborhood BBQ Fest on May 4. Sunshine Ace’s friendly associates will be offering product demonstrations of the hardware store’s top-selling grills, including Weber, Traeger and Big Green Egg. Attendees will be able to sample food items hot off the grill, including [...]

Small business professionals can ‘Get Connected’ with experts at Greater Fort Myers Chamber’s April 18 luncheon

2019-04-09T21:58:27-04:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is inviting area small business professionals to a unique luncheon on April 18 that offers small group consultations and conversations on a variety of pertinent topics. The “Get Connected” luncheon features 10 distinguished professionals who are considered industry experts in their respective fields, from branding and wellness to [...]

Shell Point hosts Dr. Malissa Wood March 26 to address medical breakthroughs in health care

2019-03-26T04:20:27-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Shell Point hosts the final session of its fourth annual 2019 Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries Series with a presentation by Dr. Malissa Wood of Massachusetts General Hospital at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 at the Village Church Auditorium at Shell Point. This educational health care presentation, entitled “Make This the Healthiest Year of Your [...]

Experience Día de los Muertos traditions at Shangri-La Springs’ Cultural Halloween event Oct. 31

2018-09-25T21:43:53-04:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shangri-La Springs invites the community to enjoy experiences inspired by the holiday Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, during its Cultural Halloween event on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. During the free family-friendly event, guests are transported to Oaxaca, Mexico to experience the traditional celebration in which families and [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to speak at Executive Forum in Miami Beach March 1

2018-02-05T15:28:43-04:00February 5th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will serve as a panelist during the 2018 Staffing Industry Analysts Executive Forum North America “The Ever-Expanding Landscape of Compliance – And What You Need to Know,” to be held from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 1 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Ave. [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. to dedicate funds from 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to support pediatric oncology

2018-01-31T18:05:19-04:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The diagnosis of childhood cancer is devastating for families. However, the journey of care can lead to hope when the family is able to turn to Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida for world-class pediatric oncology treatment. In support of this lifesaving program that enables local families to stay close to home, SWFL Children’s Charities, [...]

‘I Have the Right To’ co-authors Chessy Prout, Boston Globe’s Jenn Abelson to speak in Naples March 26

2018-01-26T15:50:56-04:00January 26th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Wellfit Girls, a Southwest Florida nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering teen girls, will host an exclusive speaking engagement and book signing on Monday, March 26 at Venue Naples with national teen advocate and author Chessy Prout, a former Naples resident, along with co-author Jenn Abelson, an investigative reporter for the Boston Globe's Spotlight Team. At [...]

Guadalupe Center Tutor Corps students to host Feb. 3 fundraising event at Carrabba’s Italian Grill

2018-01-25T09:46:35-04:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

College-bound students in the Tutor Corps program at Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, invite the community to join a lunchtime fundraising event on Saturday, Feb. 3 at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, located at 4320 Tamiami Trail N. in Naples. Funds raised during [...]

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 [...]

Society at Bell Tower Shops celebrates opening of Treehouse rooftop bar

2017-12-05T10:15:59-04:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Treehouse grand opening event Dec. 7 to feature live music, happy hour specials Society, a new modern American restaurant at Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers, invites the community to the grand opening of its rooftop bar, Treehouse, on Thursday, Dec. 7. Throughout the evening, guests can enjoy live music with a special performance by [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care names sponsors for inaugural Charity Clay Shoot

2017-10-23T11:56:24-04:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) has announced the sponsors for its inaugural Charity Clay Shoot, a tournament that will aid the organization in providing emergency repairs and construction services at no cost to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners in Lee County. With great support [...]

Evenings at the Conservancy to feature national fracking expert Nov. 8 for discussion on unconventional oil and gas extraction

2017-10-16T14:03:54-04:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

With the introduction of bills in both the Florida House and Senate to ban fracking and fracking-like activities within the state of Florida, Conservancy of Southwest Florida will introduce Cornell University’s Dr. Anthony Ingraffea, a leading researcher on Unconventional Oil and Gas Extraction, for a special “Evenings at the Conservancy” event. Free and open to [...]

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

2017-08-22T13:48:24-04:00August 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, [...]

Learn to “Maximize Your Day” with Erica Castner at July 19 workshop

2017-07-10T20:52:46-04:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Business breakthrough coach Erica Castner will host a productivity workshop, entitled “Maximizing Your Day: How to Get Stuff Done…Faster,” featuring a panel discussion presented by Kelly Fayer of Kelly L. Fayer, P.A., Amber Phillips of Sage Events Catering, community leader Carmen Salomé and Gretchen Stewart of Sunshine Press. [...]

Meet Commissioner Donna Fiala, Contributing Author of “The People’s Commissioner” at Cookout at Sunshine Ace East Naples this Saturday, May 6

2017-05-03T15:29:44-04:00May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware will host community champion and contributing author of “The People’s Commissioner,” Board of County Commissioners, District 1 Commissioner Donna Fiala, for an intimate book signing and old fashioned cookout from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, at Sunshine Ace Hardware, 4433 Tamiami Trail, East Naples, FL 34112.  Members of [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to speak at FGCU Evolutionary Women Entrepreneurs Training Session May 16

2017-04-19T13:54:51-04:00April 19th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will speak at the Evolutionary Women Entrepreneurs: Knowledge Circle panel discussion at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16. The event is hosted by Florida SBDC Network and coordinated by FGCU. Schwinn, whose practice area includes labor and employment law, will [...]

Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ returns to Matanzas on the Bay May 27

2017-05-10T17:34:32-04:00April 17th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fourth annual fundraising event to benefit Operation Open Arms Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach will host its fourth annual Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ event from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 27 to benefit Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder [...]

FGCU reveals auction items up for bid at Wanderlust 2017

2017-03-27T20:36:26-04:00March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

28th annual Wanderlust event to be held April 1 The Wanderlust 2017 committee has revealed the culinary and travel experiences that will be up for bid during Florida Gulf Coast University’s (FGCU) 28th annual Wanderlust 2017, taking place Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Six Bends Harley-Davidson in Fort Myers, followed [...]

Tumaini Fund to host Colors of Hope benefit gala March 18

2017-03-10T22:09:33-04:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Proceeds to aid impoverished orphans and widows in Tanzania   The Naples-based nonprofit organization Tumaini Fund USA will host its annual “Colors of Hope” benefit gala and auction on Saturday, March 18 to raise funds to support thousands of impoverished AIDS orphans and widows in the Kagera region of northwest Tanzania, one of the poorest [...]

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

2017-02-21T18:48:35-04:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Laureates Teri Hansen and Sandy Stilwell to be inducted into Business Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, which will take place on Tuesday, May 2 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida presents Magic Under the Mangroves fundraising gala March 2

2017-02-20T15:49:39-04:00February 20th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will host the 13th annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala dinner and auction fundraiser on Thursday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center. Presented by Northern Trust and William Raveis Real Estate, the fundraising event recognizes the importance of protecting the natural environment and [...]

Vendor spaces, sponsorships available for Lee BIA Builders Care’s BBQ, Bands & Brew

2017-01-31T14:49:03-04:00January 31st, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event proceeds to benefit Lee BIA Builders Care Vendor spaces and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Lee BIA Builders Care’s ninth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew fundraising event, taking place Sunday, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts, located at 10091 McGregor Blvd. in Fort [...]

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 [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces 2017 Advisory Board for Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2017-01-03T13:54:32-04:00January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the members of its 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair, Travis Merrick, branch manager at GFA International, Inc. Other members selected to this year’s board include: Jeff Beal, commercial accounts analyst for Brown and Brown Insurance; [...]

PACE Center for Girls of Lee County presents inaugural Boo Ball Oct. 22

2016-11-08T14:59:08-04:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fundraising event to support girls and young women of Lee County PACE Center for Girls of Lee County will present its inaugural Boo Ball fundraising gala at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers. Proceeds from the spooktacular soiree will support the PACE Center’s [...]

Sponsors named for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T14:59:21-04:00March 10th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, 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, Lee County, to be held on Tuesday, May 3 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs. This year’s event title [...]

Impact Initiative raises $75,000 to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital, matched by Southwest Florida Charities, Inc. for total impact of $150,000

2016-11-08T14:59:49-04:00August 17th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Celebrity waiters Dorothy Fitzgerald, Rob Wilson, Brittany Cohill, Dawn Sullivan, Heather Fitzenhagen, Ryan Van Horn, Greg Blurton, Scott Kashman, Max Dean and Gina Birch Traditionally, Wednesday nights in July in Southwest Florida are quiet and uneventful. However, Wednesday July 22 was an exception as SS Hookers restaurant transformed into scenes from the movies [...]

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

2016-11-08T14:59:50-04:00August 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 [...]

2-year old Loggerhead Sea Turtle Graduates to Aquarium at the Conservancy of SWFL

2010-05-07T19:14:57-04:00May 7th, 2010|Categories: Events, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

We were so proud to be a part of the "graduation" of the loggerhead sea turtle who was moved to a larger tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this morning.  It was a great event and a wonderful experience for all to see this animal thriving under the care of such a wonderful organization!  Learn [...]