Hurricane Irma

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20 months after Hurricane Irma, three Immokalee families receive keys to their new homes

2019-05-03T16:14:01-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Three Immokalee families whose residences were destroyed during Hurricane Irma are moving into new homes, the result of a successful partnership between more than a dozen community-and faith-based organizations. Through the leadership of the Immokalee Unmet Needs Coalition, Guadalupe Center and several community partners, the Coe, Martinez and Rivera-Trevino families have moved into brand-new, single-family [...]

Comprehensive survey of Southwest Florida residents on impacts of changing climate reveals surprising views

2019-02-22T17:42:54-04:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

    A coalition of community partners on Wednesday released results of the first comprehensive survey measuring Southwest Florida residents’ views on our changing climate. As hurricanes, floods and wildfires have increased in number and intensity over the past decade, attitudes around the U.S. have been changing, including right here in Southwest Florida. Survey results [...]

Guadalupe Center program coordinator to speak at Florida education conference about overcoming Hurricane Irma

2018-04-20T20:42:15-04:00April 20th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Helen Midney, Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps high school coordinator, has been invited to speak at a statewide higher education conference about mitigating the impacts of Hurricane Irma on this year’s graduating class. Midney will participate in a panel discussion at the Florida College Access Network Summit on Friday, May 11 to address how a contingent [...]

Guadalupe Center invites 13 Immokalee families to Easter meal and holiday celebration

2018-03-21T22:13:28-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, in partnership with nine Southwest Florida businesses, will provide a complete Easter meal and holiday celebration for 13 Immokalee families severely impacted by Hurricane Irma. Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, in partnership with Tastebuds Custom Catering and CocoLuna Events, [...]

Naples Velo Club presents more than $6,000 To Guadalupe Center for Hurricane Irma Relief

2017-11-20T10:56:06-04:00November 20th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Donation will help local organization support children and families devastated by the hurricane Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through the education of children, was recently presented with a check for more than $6,000 to support its hurricane relief efforts from the Naples Velo Club. The Naples Velo Club, [...]

Shangri-La Springs continues renovations post-Hurricane Irma

2017-11-09T14:04:36-04:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Local historic property to complete renovations in 2018, unveils new logo Shangri-La Springs, a historic property in downtown Bonita Springs, has resumed its scheduled renovations following the effects of Hurricane Irma. The property is currently undergoing interior renovations to its existing hotel rooms and an expansion of its dining room and kitchen. The Spa at [...]

Wynn Family establishes Wynn Family Hurricane Irma Disaster Relief Fund

2017-10-26T13:18:48-04:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware, Wynn’s Family Market employees offered short-term relief funds In the wake of Hurricane Irma, the Wynn Family, owners of Sunshine Ace Hardware, Wynn’s Properties, Wynn’s Market and Wynn’s Catering have partnered with the Community Foundation of Collier County (CFCC) to establish the Wynn Family Hurricane Irma Short-Term Disaster Relief Fund. The relief [...]

Guadalupe Center partners with celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart to raise funds for Hurricane Irma survivors

2017-10-12T09:47:00-04:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Photographer’s “Resilient Light” project captures the resilience of the Immokalee community Following Hurricane Irma, renowned photographer Jeremy Cowart and crew traveled to Southwest Florida to capture the undocumented strength of victims of Hurricane Irma. Using an innovative lighting process, Cowart’s images captured the resilient light found in survivors, as they work to rebuild their lives. [...]

Sweet relief: French Pastry School, Norman Love Confections distribute 30,000 cookies to local victims of Hurricane Irma

2017-10-04T15:14:05-04:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Norman Love Confections partnered with The French Pastry School to deliver more than 30,000 cookies to Southwest Florida families affected by Hurricane Irma. Chef Sebastien Cannone, M.O.F and President of The French Pastry School and his team flew in from Chicago to deliver the cookies to hurricane victims on Thursday, Sept. 21 and Friday, Sept. [...]

Conservancy Nature Center to reopen Oct. 4

2017-10-03T17:12:16-04:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Following the effects of Hurricane Irma, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Nature Center will reopen to guests on Wednesday, Oct. 4, resuming normal business hours of Monday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital is currently open and admitting patients seven days a week between 8 [...]

Bell Tower Shops’ Thursday Night Live Concert Sept. 28 to benefit Hurricane Irma victims

2017-09-26T13:13:27-04:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops, a premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Southwest Florida, will host a Thursday Night Live benefit concert featuring musician Ayla Lynn on Thursday, Sept. 28 to support victims of Hurricane Irma. Community organizations will be onsite to accept donations including Gulf Coast Humane Society, the Red Cross and Harry Chapin Food [...]

Matanzas on the Bay reopens post-Hurricane Irma

2017-09-21T15:08:41-04:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Lunch, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Following the effects of Hurricane Irma, Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is pleased to announce that it is reopening today, Sept. 21. Matanzas on the Bay will resume its regular hours, open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Though limited menu options may apply, Matanzas on the Bay will have an [...]

Raymond Building Supply, PGT Industries partner to provide hurricane supplies to Southwest Florida community, first responders

2017-09-21T11:17:43-04:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

As Southwest Florida begins to recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Irma, Raymond Building Supply partnered with PGT Industries to provide much-needed supplies to first responders and members of the community in order to aid in their efforts to rebuild. On Sept. 14-15, Raymond Building Supply and PGT Industries handed out free food, 1,000 [...]

Pelican’s Nest Golf Club reopens following Hurricane Irma

2017-09-21T10:54:02-04:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Pelican’s Nest Golf Club is pleased to announce that its golf course and Clubhouse facilities have reopened following Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Irma resulted in uprooted trees, disturbed bunkers, damaged cart paths and flooding throughout the courses at Pelican’s Nest Golf Club, which the golf course maintenance staff, golf staff and cart staff have been working [...]

Naples Soap Company raising funds for Hurricane Irma victims

2017-09-19T12:18:05-04:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Key West, Naples stores temporarily closed for repairs In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Naples Soap Company is supporting the recovery efforts of the many communities it calls home by donating a portion of its online proceeds made via www.NaplesSoap.com during the month of September to benefit victims of Hurricane Irma. Naples Soap Company’s Naples [...]

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants to Donate Profits on September 18 to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Relief

2017-09-14T15:15:17-04:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, Ocean Prime seek to raise $150,000 through company-wide fundraiser Cameron Mitchell Restaurants recently announced that the company will donate all profits on Monday, September 18, to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. The restaurant group, which operates 30 restaurants from coast-to-coast, will host the company-wide fundraiser to support those affected by [...]