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

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

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

Shell Point 2019 Summer Concert Series welcomes pianist Noah Waddell May 29

2019-05-01T11:34:38-04:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community begins its 2019 Concert Series with a performance by pianist Noah Waddell at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, in the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands at Shell Point, 14441 Woodsong Lane in Fort Myers. The event is open to the public, with tickets available for $20 online at www.shellpoint.org/summer [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to offer ‘Little Explorers’ summer activities for young conservationists

2019-04-29T12:16:08-04:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced its lineup of summer activities for its popular “Little Explorers” 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, will offer special programs on select Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer. Children will [...]

Fiesta at Fort Myers Brewing Company during Taco Fest, May 3

2019-04-29T09:26:33-04:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is hosting a Cinco de Mayo pre-party at the second annual Taco Fest on Friday, May 3. The fiesta gets started at 3 p.m. at Fort Myers Brewing Company, 12811 Commerce Lakes Dr., Suite 28 in Fort Myers. The event features local craft beer, music and taco trucks including Taco Tummy, [...]

2019 Grande Dames Tea honors the female spirit, raises $54,000 for Pace Center for Girls, Lee County

2019-04-08T22:40:57-04:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County raised $54,000 at its 11th annual Grande Dames Tea, which celebrated the unique perspectives and powerful insight that women gain throughout their life journeys. With a theme of “The Wisdom of Time – Honoring the Female Spirit,” the Grande Dames Tea was held March 26 at Broadway Palm Dinner [...]

Tickets, sponsorships still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2019-04-08T23:04:19-04:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

April 18 event to induct Dave Copham, Scott and Diana Willis into Business Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County induction and awards ceremony on April 18. Individual tickets are available for $250 each, and Junior Achievement also is accepting [...]

Deputy Chance to headline April 13 ‘Festi-Bell’ community event celebrating final stage of Bell Tower’s redevelopment

2019-04-04T00:34:59-04:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lee County Sheriff to launch Deputy Dogs program at Bell Tower Bell Tower will celebrate a milestone in its year-long redevelopment with a family- and pet-friendly community event on April 13. Festi-Bell features live music, children’s activities and the first major public appearance for Deputy Chance, the newest canine member of the Lee County Sheriff’s [...]

Leadership NEXT explores the beermaking business at Palm City Brewing on April 9

2019-04-02T21:50:13-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

April’s Leadership NEXT session will explore the art and business of beermaking through the eyes of a local brewer. Leadership NEXT, a monthly program offering unique educational and networking opportunities for advancing business professionals in Southwest Florida, will visit Palm City Brewing on April 9 for insight about the challenges and successes in the region’s [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company to host holiday celebration for National Beer Day on April 7

2019-03-28T19:47:17-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company, Lee County’s first microbrewery, is recognizing National Beer Day on April 7 with a special holiday celebration featuring beer, food and live music. National Beer Day commemorates the date, April 7, 1933, that Franklin Roosevelt signed a law permitting Americans to brew and sell beer. Fort Myers Brewing will have 20 [...]

Partnership between Boston Red Sox and Lee Health Foundation helps raise more than $505,000 for Golisano Children’s Hospital

2019-04-02T22:17:23-04:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida raised more than $505,000 at three fundraising events headlined by Boston Red Sox players, coaches and management. The Red Sox, which have held spring training in Fort Myers since 1993, partnered with the Lee Health Foundation for the 26th annual Boston Red Sox Celebrity Golf Classic, Green Tee Party [...]

Free tickets, fireworks, beer specials and the Zooperstars highlight Fort Myers Miracle’s Opening Nights celebration on April 4-5

2019-04-02T18:07:55-04:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle, winner of the 2018 Florida State League championship, will return to Hammond Stadium in April to kick off a two-night celebration with baseball fans. On April 4 and 5, fans will be treated to giveaways, concession deals, family-friendly entertainment and a game-day experience among the best in minor league baseball. “Last [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County to kick off Love That Dress! collection series on April 11 at Fort Myers INFINITI

2019-03-26T04:09:13-04:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County will kick off its 11th annual Love That Dress! collection series with a celebration of fashion and giving on April 11. Love That Dress! is an annual campaign soliciting donations of new and gently loved dresses, handbags, shoes and accessories. A series of social events helps build inventory, and [...]

Shell Point’s 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series welcomes Siberian Virtuosi April 4

2019-03-26T19:00:52-04:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community continues its 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance by Siberian Virtuosi at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 at The Village Church on The Island at Shell Point, 15100 Shell Point Blvd. in Fort Myers. Tickets for this event cost $40 and can be purchased online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts [...]

Secret Garden Gala raises over $725,000 for Kids’ Minds Matter

2019-03-26T04:30:38-04:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Kids’ Minds Matter raised more than $725,000 at its third annual Secret Garden Gala, which raises awareness and philanthropic support for pediatric mental and behavioral healthcare initiatives in Southwest Florida. Held March 6 at historic Shangri-La Springs in Bonita Springs, the Secret Garden Gala featured hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, an exquisite dinner, music and a live [...]

Regional Cancer Center Fashion Show raises more than $90,000 to help Southwest Florida patients battling cancer

2019-03-26T18:56:43-04:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The 12th annual Colors of the Sea Fashion Show raised more than $90,000 to benefit the Regional Cancer Center and assist Southwest Florida patients in their fight against cancer. The midday affair featured an awards luncheon, benefit auction and fashion show, and was held Feb. 27 at the Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower in Fort [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County announces sponsors for 2019 Grande Dames Tea

2019-03-26T17:24:09-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Fifteen generous sponsors have stepped forward to support Pace Center for Girls, Lee County’s 2019 Grande Dames Tea, an annual event celebrating local women for their roles in business, community and philanthropy. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is the Golden Tea Leaves sponsor for the Grande Dames Tea. Silver Tea Cup sponsors are Edison National Bank [...]

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’s 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series presents “Back-to-Back Bach” March 21

2019-03-20T18:53:31-04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community concludes the Southwest Florida Symphony installation of its 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance of “Back-to-Back Bach” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 21 at The Village Church on The Island at Shell Point, 15100 Shell Point Blvd. in Fort Myers. Tickets for this event cost $25 and [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces sponsors for Breaking Par at Grandezza Gala & Golf Tournament

2019-03-20T18:47:14-04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced sponsors for the organization’s seventh annual Breaking Par at Grandezza Gala & Golf Tournament in March. Lee Health is the CEO Academy Program sponsor. The CEO Academy, JA’s flagship program, is a weeklong, business school summer camp for rising high school juniors and seniors that’s held at Florida [...]

Record $2 million raised at Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Magic Under the Mangroves

2019-03-26T18:09:50-04:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida raised a record $2 million net at its 15th annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala held March 7 at the Conservancy Nature Center. “The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been fighting to protect our water, land, wildlife and future for 55 years,” said Rob Moher, president and CEO of the [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware to host 2nd annual Big Green EGGFest grilling competition on April 13 to benefit local youth charities

2019-03-26T18:42:25-04:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Grilling enthusiasts and foodies are celebrating the April 13 return of Big Green EGGFest, Sunshine Ace Hardware’s popular grilling competition for amateurs and professionals. EGGFest is a family-friendly event featuring live music, grilling demonstrations, all-you-can-eat samplings, craft beer, special offers and a raffle to win a large Big Green Egg. The highlight of EGGFest is [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Dave Copham, Scott and Diana Willis to 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2019-03-19T22:14:23-04:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tickets, sponsorship opportunities now available for April 18 event Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce that Dave Copham and Scott and Diana Willis will be inducted into its 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. The laureates will be honored during a dinner and awards ceremony on Thursday, April 18, with a [...]

Earth Day Festival at Conservancy of Southwest Florida features full day of exhibits, programs and discounted admission

2019-03-26T18:06:59-04:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is celebrating Earth Day on April 13 with its biggest community event of the year. The Earth Day Festival includes educational programs and interactive shows led by Conservancy staff and volunteers, as well as a “Super Science Show” with Glen Beitmen, aka Mr. Glen. Children can enjoy hands-on activities and [...]

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 [...]

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