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Boys & Girls Clubs, Tzu Chi Foundation partner to provide hurricane relief

2022-12-02T09:57:10-05:00December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County and the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation partnered to host four distribution events for local families impacted by Hurricane Ian. The Tzu Chi Foundation, an international humanitarian organization, mobilized dozens of volunteers after the storm and began shipping essential supplies to the region. Volunteers have been meeting one-on-one with [...]

Ace Hardware’s Red Cross Round Up raises $88,147 for Hurricane Ian relief

2022-11-30T09:26:38-05:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware joined Ace Hardware stores nationwide in helping raise $88,147 to support the American Red Cross’ Hurricane Ian disaster relief efforts. Through its Red Cross Round Up at the Register program, Ace Hardware customers were able to make donations that helped provide hot meals, relief supplies, temporary shelter operations and other post-storm assistance [...]

Wonder Gardens hosts Brews for the Birds Dec. 9

2022-11-23T10:22:51-05:00November 23rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

“Brews for the Birds” is on tap at the Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs on Friday, Dec. 9, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The goal of the event is to raise money for the continued care of rescued, rehabilitated and non- releasable birds at the 86-year-old botanic and zoological gardens, which is still recovering from [...]

Better Together, Grace Church to host Second Chance Job Fair on Nov. 15

2022-11-08T11:27:18-05:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

​Better Together and Grace Church are partnering to host a Second Chance Job Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15 for Southwest Florida residents facing barriers to employment. Better Together’s Second Chance job fairs help job seekers overcome barriers to employment, such as incarceration, homelessness and even lack of transportation, by [...]

Hope after Hurricane Ian: Cajun Navy Ground Force serving thousands of families in need in Southwest Florida

2022-11-04T14:08:23-04:00November 4th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One month after Hurricane Ian, disaster response nonprofit Cajun Navy Ground Force has served 80,000 hot meals and distributed more than $10 million in relief supplies to hurricane-battered communities in Southwest Florida. Founded in 2016, the nationally recognized organization responds to the aftermath of major disasters across the U.S. including Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Florence and Michael. The Cajun [...]

Better Together receives $10,000 grant from Collier Community Foundation

2022-11-01T15:16:37-04:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Collier Community Foundation has awarded Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to families and children, with a $10,000 grant to support its Hurricane Ian disaster relief efforts in Collier County. The grant from the Collier Community Foundation will support the local nonprofit in its efforts to provide a variety of resources to meet the growing [...]

Fort Myers Brewing to host fundraiser Nov. 6 for local musicians impacted by Hurricane Ian

2022-10-31T14:47:29-04:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is hosting a Day of Beer & Music on Sunday, Nov. 6 from noon to 8 p.m., a fundraiser to benefit local musicians who were severely impacted by Hurricane Ian. The brewery is rallying the community to support Southwest Florida musicians by bringing in several live acts for a day of [...]

Pace Center for Girls reopens school, seeks support for students, staff impacted by Hurricane Ian in Lee County

2022-10-26T15:41:45-04:00October 26th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Pace Center for Girls is seeking donations, gift cards and volunteers to help provide necessary resources to Pace girls and staff directly impacted by Hurricane Ian in Lee County. In the weeks following the storm, the center collected supplies from local individuals, agencies and businesses and distributed them to students and their families at home [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber announces sponsors, remaining registration for Golf Classic on Nov. 4

2022-10-26T15:05:55-04:00October 26th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce has announced sponsors, remaining registration opportunities and new fundraising details for its annual Golf Classic, taking place Friday, Nov. 4 in Fort Myers. Traditionally, the annual event is a fundraiser for the Greater Fort Myers Chamber, which is working to restore and reopen its office after flood damage [...]

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development tours Fort Myers after Hurricane Ian

2022-10-26T14:15:46-04:00October 26th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers (HACFM) recently welcomed Adrianne Todman, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), to tour the city’s affordable housing communities and discuss local housing needs following Hurricane Ian. “The Housing Authority has been working to meet the growing needs of residents in the [...]

Elite DNA Behavioral Health reopens Cape Coral office after Hurricane Ian

2022-10-21T09:33:55-04:00October 21st, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Elite DNA Behavioral Health, a comprehensive behavioral and mental health care provider, has reopened its Cape Coral office following a temporary closure due to Hurricane Ian. Located at 2721 Del Prado Blvd. S., Suite 200, in Cape Coral, the practice offers a range of in-person and virtual mental and behavioral health services for children, adolescents [...]

The School District of Lee County hosting recruitment events Oct. 24, Oct. 27

2022-10-13T12:09:53-04:00October 13th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County is hosting two events on Oct. 24 and Oct. 27 to recruit for a range of instructional and non-instructional positions as students return to schools after Hurricane Ian. On Monday, Oct. 24, Social Lee: Careers & Conversations will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Mission BBQ, 12984 [...]

Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers supporting residents after Hurricane Ian

2022-10-13T09:51:17-04:00October 13th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers (HACFM) is leading relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian to serve residents of over 1,408 public and subsidized units and 2,400 vouchers in Fort Myers. In the days following the storm, more than 50 of HACFM’s community supportive services and administrative staff went door-to-door [...]

Elite DNA Behavioral Health collecting hurricane relief supplies for Southwest Florida

2022-10-10T15:57:49-04:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Elite DNA Behavioral Health, a comprehensive behavioral and mental health care provider, is collecting hurricane relief supplies to support communities impacted by Hurricane Ian in Southwest Florida. Items of greatest need include non-perishable food, gently used clothing and essential items including baby products, water, first aid supplies, cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items. Supplies will [...]

Hurricane Ian Recovery – Get Help, Give Help in SWFL

2022-10-12T17:04:44-04:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Hurricane Relief, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Following the devastation of Hurricane Ian in Southwest Florida, Priority Marketing has several clients that are providing donations or support services as well as those who are seeking volunteers and/or donations.   The following lists have been compiled that outline where to get help or ways that people can volunteer or donate.   GET HELP  [...]

Post-Hurricane Ian – Event Updates, Cancellations Across SWFL

2022-10-10T14:34:19-04:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The following events have been rescheduled or canceled due to Hurricane Ian.  POSTPONED EVENTS Oct. 5: Boys & Girls Club of Collier County: The Great Futures Start Here Luncheon originally scheduled for Oct. 5 has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon. Oct. 5: Celebration of the life of Myra Janco Daniels: The [...]

Post-Hurricane Ian – Businesses Hiring in SWFL

2022-10-12T17:13:46-04:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Hurricane Relief, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Following the devastation of Hurricane Ian, we know that many have lost so much, including their place of employment. With that in mind, there are many businesses who are currently hiring and need employees in varying fields and positions.   Below are local businesses that are hiring for immediate employment.  Better Together Summary - Better [...]

Donate A Meal: Chicken Salad Chick initiative to feed first responders, healthcare workers in Hurricane Ian devastation

2022-10-07T15:42:39-04:00October 7th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

While hurricane response and recovery efforts are underway, Chicken Salad Chick in Fort Myers is calling on the community to help with feeding the men and women responding to Ian’s destruction in Southwest Florida. This week, Chicken Salad Chick has launched “Donate A Meal” which aims to deliver fresh meals to hardworking first responders and [...]

‘Designers + Builders Unite’ relief fund brings supplies, hope to Southwest Florida residents impacted by Hurricane Ian

2022-10-06T15:15:33-04:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

A trio of design and construction leaders have established a community-wide relief fund to provide daily essentials and hygiene products to Southwest Florida residents impacted by Hurricane Ian. The next Designers + Builders Unite distribution will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Dwayne Bergmann Interiors, 12195 Metro Parkway in [...]

Better Together, Christ Community Church to host Hurricane Relief Job Fair Oct. 13

2022-10-06T14:53:14-04:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

​Better Together and Christ Community Church are partnering to host a Hurricane Relief Job Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13 for workers and employers impacted by Hurricane Ian. The job fair will take place at Christ Community Church, located at 4050 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. Participating employers include Chicken [...]

Fort Myers Brewing now open

2022-10-05T15:39:33-04:00October 5th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Following closures due to Hurricane Ian, Fort Myers Brewing Company has reopened its doors with beer available onsite and to-go. Temporarily adjusted brewery hours are 2 to 7 p.m. now through Friday and noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Starting next week, hours are 2 to 7 p.m. daily. Fort Myers Brewing Company [...]

Ave Maria University postpones Oct. 5 celebration of the life of Myra Janco Daniels

2022-10-03T16:29:46-04:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Out of respect for the terrible damage the Southwest Florida community has experienced with Hurricane Ian, Ave Maria University has cancelled a celebration of Myra Janco Daniels planned Oct. 5. Daniels, the legendary founder of the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts (now named Artis-Naples), passed away at age 96 on June 22. Since 1989, [...]

Lee Health Foundation asks for donations to employee relief fund

2022-10-03T14:30:07-04:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Lee Health Foundation has announced creation of the SWFL Stronger Together employee relief fund to provide critical aid to the thousands of healthcare professionals who suffered incredible loss in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, many while serving patients at Lee Health hospitals across SWFL. “Lee Health and our team members remain committed to our community [...]

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