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Lee BIA Builders Care announces music lineup, food vendors and sponsors for 10th annual BBQ, Bands & Brew on April 7

2019-03-11T23:09:00+04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Chasing Dallas, The Echo, Deb & The Dynamics and Bite the Bullet will be headlining the 10th annual BBQ, Bands & Brew festival on April 7 in Fort Myers. A highlight of each year’s event is an impressive lineup of Southwest Florida’s top pit masters competing for the title of “Best BBQ in Town.” Famous [...]

Shell Point presents 2019 Shell Point Quilt Show March 2-4

2019-02-21T21:22:52+04:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community invites the public to join its 2019 Shell Point Quilt Show, “Great Expectations,” taking place from Saturday, March 2 through Monday, March 4 at Shell Point. Hosted by the Shell Point Quilters, the biennial quilt show will showcase a beautiful display of quilts, lovingly and artistically created by residents of Shell [...]

Bell Tower Shops seeks Southwest Florida’s baddest dogs for Pug Fest on March 2

2019-02-22T17:51:42+04:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Good dogs and bad dogs are welcome at the 14th annual Pug Fest, which will be held March 2 at Bell Tower Shops. One of Southwest Florida’s favorite dog-friendly events, Pug Fest welcomes well-mannered canines of all breeds for a costume contest, fun activities and games of skill. This year’s Pug Fest theme is “Bad [...]

Shell Point informational seminars coming to Southwest Florida in March

2019-02-20T23:07:01+04:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Area residents will have the opportunity to learn about local retirement options during Shell Point Retirement Community’s “Shell Point Retirement Roadshow,” a series of free informational seminars taking place in March. During these educational presentations, Shell Point's experienced retirement counselors will offer guests opportunities to learn about the comprehensive lifecare options and resort-style retirement offerings [...]

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 [...]

Downtown Fort Myers’ blossoming culinary scene the topic of Leadership NEXT’s March 12 session at SoHo

2019-02-15T02:58:13+04:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

An explosion of epicurean delight in downtown Fort Myers will be the focus of the Leadership NEXT session in March, with guests hearing firsthand from one of the masterminds behind the River District’s emergence as a hub of culinary originality. Each month, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership NEXT program offers unique educational [...]

Hooters Fort Myers Pro Rodeo announces sponsors for Feb. 22-23 event

2019-02-15T02:46:57+04:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The seventh annual Hooters Fort Myers Pro Rodeo has secured more than two dozen generous corporate partnerships to sponsor the two-day event. Hooters is the title sponsor. Certified Heating and Cooling is the event’s presenting sponsor and Target Roofing & Sheet Metal is a major sponsor. Gold sponsors include Flood Zone Disaster Recovery Solutions and [...]

Cheers to six years! Fort Myers Brewing Company celebrates sixth anniversary with beer festival on tap for Feb. 28 – March 3

2019-02-13T18:52:56+04:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is celebrating its sixth anniversary with a four-day festival that includes 15 food trucks, 7 live bands, a beer mile fun run, hangover party and beer… lots of beer. A trendsetter in the craft beer industry, Fort Myers Brewing is Lee County’s first brewery and has been recognized as the “Best [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care announces date, sponsorship opportunities for 10th annual BBQ, Bands & Brew event

2019-02-06T22:01:39+04:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has announced April 7 as the date for its 10th annual BBQ, Bands & Brew event, presented by All Star Equipment Rentals & Sales. Celebrating this milestone year, the event will feature some of Southwest Florida’s top pit masters competing [...]

Women in Business seeks nominations for 2019 Apex Awards

2019-02-01T00:15:42+04:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank named title sponsor of 14th annual event The Women in Business committee of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 2019 Apex Awards. Nominations can be submitted through Friday, March 1 at www.fortmyers.org/events/apex-awards. Presented by Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, the annual Apex Awards event is an [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce hits home run with Feb. 21 luncheon on Red Sox, Twins spring training seasons

2019-01-30T20:40:54+04:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will kick off Southwest Florida’s spring training season with a baseball-focused General Membership Meeting on Feb. 21. Featuring a panel discussion with representatives from the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins, the February program will highlight how Southwest Florida’s favorite spring training teams gear up for the season, [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County announces honorees of the 2019 Grande Dames Tea

2019-01-24T21:07:24+04:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

March 26 event to recognize Linda Brown, Doris Colgate and Mary Fischer Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has announced Linda Brown, Doris Colgate and Mary Fischer as the honorees of its 2019 Grande Dames Tea. The three women will be recognized for their roles in business, community and philanthropy at Pace’s annual Grande Dames [...]

Leadership NEXT to go behind-the-scenes on Feb. 12 at Rauschenberg Gallery

2019-01-22T22:32:03+04:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Attendees of February’s Leadership NEXT event will explore the inner-workings of an art gallery and receive an exclusive, narrated look at the newest exhibit to debut at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery. Leadership NEXT, a monthly program of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, offers unique educational and networking opportunities for advancing business professionals in [...]

Kids’ Minds Matter to host information session on mental, behavioral health on Feb. 5 at Lee Health – Coconut Point

2019-01-22T21:10:23+04:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Kids’ Minds Matter invites the community to attend an open house on Feb. 5 at the new Lee Health – Coconut Point, where professionals from Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida will discuss newly developed pediatric mental and behavioral health services. The Kids’ Minds Matter reception runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. [...]

Bell Tower Shops to host seventh annual ‘Stangs vs. ‘Vettes Car Show on Jan. 19

2019-01-11T01:54:00+04:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Mustang and Corvette owners will be battling for supremacy on Jan. 19 as Bell Tower Shops hosts the seventh annual ‘Stangs vs. ‘Vettes Car Show. The head-to-head challenge is open to all years and trims of Mustangs and Corvettes. Mustang owners will vote on their favorite Corvettes, and Corvette owners will vote on their favorite [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to host Ballpark Festival of Beers on Jan. 26 at Hammond Stadium

2019-01-10T02:38:58+04:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will open Hammond Stadium early this season with the 14th annual Ballpark Festival of Beers on Jan. 26. The yearly event has grown into one of Southwest Florida’s most popular beer festivals, offering unlimited samplings of more than 100 craft beers, including ales, lagers, pilsners and stouts from around the world. [...]

Shell Point’s Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries speaker series welcomes Dr. Shane Shapiro of the Mayo Clinic

2019-01-07T22:51:35+04:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Jan. 22 program to address medical breakthroughs in health care Shell Point kicks off its fourth annual 2019 Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries series with a presentation by Dr. Shane Shapiro of the Mayo Clinic, taking place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the Village Church Auditorium on The Island at Shell Point. This [...]

Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon set for Jan. 11 at Mel’s Diner, Fort Myers

2019-01-07T22:19:32+04:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The 17th annual Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon will be held Jan. 11 and feature on-air appeals by pediatric cancer patients, medical professionals and celebrity guests. The Radiothon benefits Barbara’s Friends – Golisano Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund. Barbara’s Friends is named in honor of Barbara Haskell, who marveled at the bravery of children battling cancer [...]

Shell Point’s 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series welcomes Memphis Motown Soul Experience Jan. 15

2019-01-04T21:26:35+04:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community continues the Performing Arts program of its 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance by Memphis Motown Soul Experience, taking place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at The Village Church auditorium on The Island at Shell Point, 15100 Shell Point Blvd. in Fort Myers. Tickets for this [...]

Hooters Fort Myers Pro Rodeo announces dates, ticket sales and sponsorship opportunities for 2019 event

2019-01-04T19:49:09+04:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The seventh annual Hooters Fort Myers Pro Rodeo, sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, will be held Feb. 22-23 in North Fort Myers. The professionally choreographed, two-hour premier event will feature bronc riding, steer wrestling, roping, barrel racing, bull riding and more. “Our stock contractor will be providing top-of-the-line bucking bulls and horses, and [...]

Lee Health Foundation honors Amanda Cross with humanitarian award at its Evening of Appreciation event

2018-12-28T21:10:07+04:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lee Health Foundation has awarded the Frank Haskell Humanitarian Award to Amanda Cross for her incredible leadership in creating SanCap Cares, a community initiative that has raised $15 million since its founding in 2000. The prestigious award was presented at the Foundation’s annual Evening of Appreciation, a formal event thanking donors and supporters for their [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to highlight wellness for the New Year at Jan. 17 luncheon

2018-12-17T20:33:17+04:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will kick off 2019 with a focus on health, wellness and “Living Your Why” at its January General Membership Meeting. Christin Collins, system director of health and wellness for Lee Health, will offer insightful discussion on how understanding your unique purpose, and living life to fulfill this focus, [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care’s Burly Wine Experience raises over $125,000 for three deserving needy families in Lee County

2018-12-17T18:32:57+04:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care recently hosted the food and wine fundraiser known as the “Burly Wine Experience,” bringing the building industry community together to raise money for three deserving needy families in Lee County. Over the course of the evening, $50,000 was raised in donations and services valued over $75,000 were donated from national homebuilder, [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care’s second annual Charity Clay Shoot raises $34,000

2018-12-12T01:10:21+04:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Funds to support critical housing repairs for local homeowners in need Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), raised more than $34,000 during its second annual Charity Clay Shoot on Nov. 30 at Bermont Shooting Club in Punta Gorda. Funds raised will support Lee BIA Builders Care [...]

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 [...]

Estero Council of Community Leaders to host seventh annual ‘Breaking Par at Grandezza’ Gala & Golf Tournament on March 21-22

2018-12-06T23:36:23+04:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Registration and sponsorships now available for two-day charity event   Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for the seventh annual "Breaking Par at Grandezza" Gala Dinner & Golf Tournament to benefit Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and its flagship Program, the CEO Academy at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). The two-day event will be [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names 2018-2019 trustees of Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2018-12-04T21:09:09+04:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced its 2018-2019 trustees of its Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest: David and Christin Collins, Dave and Cheryl Copham, Patrick and Brooke Denson, Dave and Pat Gibbons, Michelle Graham and Peter Vamvakaris, Fred and Elaine Hawkins, Ray and Jessica Higdon, Jeff and Susan Lagarce, Steve and Ester Machiz, Joe [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County to host 2019 Grande Dames Tea March 26

2018-12-03T21:27:35+04:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County has announced its 2019 Grande Dames Tea, set for Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The 11th annual event, which celebrates three local women for their roles in business, community and philanthropy, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. [...]

Leadership NEXT program to examine nonprofit entrepreneurship during Dec. 11 program at Eva’s Closet

2018-12-03T21:17:59+04:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals in Southwest Florida, will explore the issue of nonprofit entrepreneurship and community needs at its December session. Jessica Goodall, founder of Eva’s Closet & Foundation, will discuss the mission behind her 2-year-old organization and how its services continue expanding to meet the needs of Southwest Florida. [...]

Trivia Nite helps Guardian ad Litem Foundation raise $7,145 to provide local children with volunteer advocates

2018-11-20T20:13:57+04:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $7,145 at its lively Trivia Night on Nov. 1 to support the organization’s “I am for the child” program. The 60 guests in attendance enjoyed an extensive appetizer buffet and drinks at Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill in Naples. Participants then formed teams and competed for prizes, [...]

Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay raises $3,500 for Operation Open Arms

2018-11-19T19:45:10+04:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event proceeds to benefit military outreach efforts, PTSD mental health care Matanzas on the Bay’s first-ever craft beer event, “Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay,” has raised $3,500 for Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military personnel. Held at Matanzas on the [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation raises $10,000 at ‘Fashion to a Tea’ to support Southwest Florida children

2018-11-17T00:53:02+04:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $10,028 at the nonprofit organization’s Fashion to a Tea fundraising event on Nov. 7. Held at Twin Isles Country Club in Punta Gorda, Fashion to a Tea included an elegant high tea luncheon, silent auction and fashion show to raise money for Guardian ad Litem, which pairs [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to celebrate Leadership Program graduates at Nov. 15 luncheon

2018-11-14T20:41:29+04:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Business and community leaders will be celebrated during the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s November General Membership Meeting. Recent graduates of the Chamber’s Leadership Program will be congratulated for completing a rigorous 11-week leadership development program that offers an in-depth look into issues of critical importance for Southwest Florida. Weekly sessions covered education, criminal [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names nine new beneficiaries of dollars raised at 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2018-11-06T22:07:59+04:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced nine new beneficiaries of its 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, thereby extending its reach throughout the five-county region. In support of a variety of children’s programs including hunger, health, education and counseling, the new beneficiaries include: Blessings in a Backpack, Community Cooperative, Inc., Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Florida [...]

Robin Hamilton named chair of 2019 Magic Under the Mangroves gala

2018-11-05T20:34:15+04:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

15th anniversary event in support of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida The Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces Robin Hamilton as the chair for the 2019 Magic Under the Mangroves gala. Hamilton is a long-time Conservancy supporter and member of the Magic Under the Mangroves event committee. “As we celebrate the 15th anniversary of our signature [...]

Creighton Construction & Development raises $41,500 for Wounded Veterans Relief Fund at 7-Eleven Redfish Rodeo Fishing Tournament

2018-10-31T18:53:25+04:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Creighton Construction & Development’s sixth annual 7-Eleven Redfish Rodeo Fishing Tournament has raised $41,500 to support the Wounded Veterans Relief Fund. An annual fundraising event for clients and project partners of Creighton Construction & Development, the catch-and-release fishing tournament attracted more than 150 anglers and 37 boats to the waterways around Cape Coral, Pine Island [...]

Feld Entertainment, Inc., Brings the No. 1 Animated Movie of All Time to Life with Disney On Ice presents Frozen in Fort Myers

2018-11-09T19:08:11+04:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tickets On Sale Now for Touring Skating Spectacular Fort Myers Families Set to Experience the Entire Story of Frozen On Ice Feld Entertainment, Inc., the worldwide leader in producing live touring family entertainment, announces it will bring the Academy Award-winning and No. 1 animated feature film of all time, Disney’s Frozen, to a hometown near [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation to host Trivia Nite on Nov. 1

2018-10-26T01:50:47+04:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, will host a lively Trivia Nite on Nov. 1 to raise money for an essential program pairing volunteer advocates with abused, neglected and abandoned children. Trivia Nite will be professionally managed by Spotlight Entertainment of SWFL and held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 at [...]

Gartner client services leaders to headline Leadership NEXT program on Nov. 13

2018-10-25T20:13:46+04:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Several client services leaders from Gartner, Inc. will offer advancing business leaders insight into the thriving IT advisory company during the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership NEXT program in November. The two-hour session begins at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Building 2 of Gartner’s Southwest Florida headquarters, 12651 Gateway Blvd. [...]

Conservancy invites community to RedSnook Kickoff Party Nov. 2

2018-10-23T06:36:43+04:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Annual fishing tournament celebrates 25 years of supporting clean water The Conservancy of Southwest Florida invites the community to support its clean water efforts during a Friday Night Kickoff Party to commence its 25th annual RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament in early November. Featuring local craft beer from Naples Beach Brewery, wine, a fun [...]

‘Boo Ball’ gala raises $174,000 to enhance academic, social programs at PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

2018-10-23T06:53:33+04:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The spooky speakeasy-themed Boo Ball, an elegant costumed fundraising gala, raised $174,000 to enhance vital academic and social programs at PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. More than 260 guests donned costumes from the Roaring Twenties and bygone eras at the sold-out Boo Ball event on Oct. 6, sipping prohibition-inspired cocktails from the sweeping verandah [...]

Leadership NEXT to study death, funeral business at Oct. 9 program

2018-10-04T16:50:38+04:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Advancing business leaders will have an opportunity to learn about death and the funeral business during the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership NEXT program in October. The session begins at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Harvey-Englehardt Funeral & Cremation Services, 1600 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. Harvey-Englehardt managing partner Tim Hauck [...]

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 [...]

Tickets, sponsorships now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2018-08-29T18:33:41+04:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jeff Fridkin, Adria Starkey to be inducted into Business Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County event, which will induct Jeff Fridkin, co-founding member of Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A., and Adria Starkey, Collier County president for FineMark National Bank [...]

Tenth annual Love That Dress! fundraising event raises $157,000 for PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

2018-08-29T02:18:32+04:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

More than 450 fashionistas and community supporters recently came together for the 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event, raising $157,000 and climbing in support of PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. The ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year featured shopping, music, silent auctions and cocktails at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Estero, with [...]

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 [...]

Craft beer, food, live music on tap Nov. 10 at first-ever Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay

2018-08-22T22:31:41+04:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is pleased to announce its first-ever craft beer event, “Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay,” on tap from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Bringing local breweries, musicians and cuisine to Matanzas on the Bay’s waterfront setting along the back bay of Fort Myers [...]

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 [...]

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