SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. announces auction lots up for bid at 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2019-02-06T17:52:22-05:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has unveiled the 37 auction lot offerings up for bid during the 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest’s Live Auction, taking place Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs. Supporting SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc.’s efforts to build healthy minds and lives for [...]

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

2018-11-06T22:07:59-05:00November 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 [...]

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. completes Cypress Cove Independent Living renovations

2017-06-20T14:47:25-04:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc. has completed construction services for the interior renovations of the existing Beauty Salon and Card Room located in the Independent Living facility at Cypress Cove Retirement Community. Cypress Cove Retirement Community is located at 10200 Cypress Cove Drive in Fort Myers. The project included renovations to the existing salon and card [...]

Tickets still available for The News-Press Market Watch 2017: Focus on Real Estate

2017-02-02T17:54:46-05:00February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Discussions, Events, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tickets are still available for The News-Press Market Watch 2017: Focus on Real Estate, taking place from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at Harborside Event Center. As Lee County’s steady recovery from the recession continues, three local real estate experts will provide important insights into the local [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. to dedicate funds from Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to children’s behavioral health

2016-12-01T14:11:18-05:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One in ten children struggle with a mental health condition before the age of 10. Locally and across the country, there is a lack of resources for children in need of mental health care and this year, SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is dedicating its fund-a-cause dollars to the pediatric behavioral health initiative at Golisano Children’s [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida selects new members for board of directors

2016-11-29T16:55:13-05:00November 29th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce its incoming board of directors, elected to serve through 2017. The board of directors will be led by chair, Gary Tasman, CEO and principal broker, Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property Southwest Florida; chair-elect, Kimberly Pitts, vice president of U.S. operations, Headwaters Capital Management, LP; secretary, [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces sponsors for 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:03-05:00September 13th, 2016|Categories: 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, Collier County, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 26 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples. This year’s event title sponsors are Mutual of Omaha [...]

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

2016-11-08T14:59:08-05:00August 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 [...]

Horizon Council to host Horizon Foundation Investor Update and General Membership Meeting June 24

2016-11-08T14:59:12-05:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Events, Hot Tips, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Panel to discuss the state of Lee County The event will begin with networking and breakfast at 8 a.m., followed by the meeting at 8:30 a.m., featuring a panel discussion on the state of Lee County. The event will provide guests the opportunity to hear from community leaders on how to foster economic development in [...]

Ninth Annual Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament Raises $14,000 for Lee BIA Builders Care

2016-11-08T14:59:15-05:00May 26th, 2016|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The ninth annual Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament, hosted by the Lee Building Industry Association took place at the Tarpon Point Marina in Cape Coral the weekend of May 6-7 and raised a record of $14,234.46 for Builders Care during the live auction held in conjunction with the tournament. The donation will go toward the [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care Constructs Wheelchair Ramp for Family in Need

2016-11-08T14:59:17-05:00May 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

 On Tuesday, May 3, Lee BIA Builders Care enlisted supporting partners, donors and volunteers to build a wheelchair ramp for Charlie and Barbara Sands of North Fort Myers. The ramp will grant greater mobility for Barbara Sands, who is diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), to enter and exit her home with ease to attend [...]

Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest ranks fourth highest-grossing charity auction by Wine Spectator

2016-11-08T14:59:19-05:00March 25th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Wine Spectator has released its top 10 U.S. Charity Auctions of 2015, and the 2015 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest ranked fourth highest in the nation. Held at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, last year’s Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest raised $2.2 million through ticket sales and auction lots and brought in [...]

2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest raises more than $2.8 million and counting to benefit pediatric health care

2016-11-08T14:59:24-05:00March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc.’s 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest has raised more than $2.8 million and counting, with 100 percent of the proceeds directly benefitting pediatric health care in Southwest Florida. Made possible by title sponsor Pitbladdo Holdings, LLC, the two-day signature fundraising event featured Chef Vintner Dinners on Feb. 26 and The [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. announces vintners and chefs for The Grand Tasting at 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, tickets still available

2016-11-08T14:59:25-05:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events, Fundraising, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Renowned vintners and Southwest Florida chefs have come together to support the mission of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. through their involvement in The Grand Tasting at the 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, taking place Saturday, Feb. 27 at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. Vintners and chefs participating in The Grand Tasting will [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. reveals auction lots up for bid at 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2016-11-08T14:59:26-05:00February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has revealed the selection of exclusive getaways, delectable wine and culinary offerings, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences to be auctioned off to the highest bidders during its annual signature event, the 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest. At the Live Auction, held Saturday, Feb. 27 at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. announces 2015-2016 trustees of the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2016-11-08T14:59:35-05:00November 19th, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. introduces its 2015-2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest trustees, a group of community members who have dedicated their time and resources in support of the organization’s mission to benefit area children. Trustees include Liz and Jeff Allbritten, Dwayne Bergmann and Luis Insignares, Wilson Bradshaw, Bev and Art Cherry, Cheryl and [...]

The Offices at Pelican Bay welcomes Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP and Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2016-11-08T14:59:42-05:00September 30th, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Offices at Pelican Bay welcomes new tenants Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, an award-winning, full-service law firm with eight offices nationally, and Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Maryland-based pharmaceutical company. Both companies have completed long-term lease agreements, including complete office space redesign and rebuild. Major renovations were recently completed at Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company’s Jan Prindle appointed to Board of Directors

2016-11-08T15:00:04-05:00January 22nd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball (O-A-K) Company announces the appointment of Jan Prindle to the O-A-K Florida, Inc., Board of Directors. Born and raised in Colorado, Jan moved to Southwest Florida in 1981 and attended Edison State College. She joined O-A-Ks accounting department in 2000 and in January 2013 was promoted to manager of accounting services and human resources. [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball wins ABC Excellence in Construction Award

2016-11-08T15:01:05-05:00May 31st, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) was presented with a 2011 Excellence in Construction Award for the East Elementary School project by the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. (ABC) at their awards banquet held on April 8, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. These awards are given biennially to recognized general contractors and subcontractors for [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. Begins Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida

2016-11-08T15:01:05-05:00May 31st, 2011|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. has started construction on the Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida medical office for Drs. Edward Humbert, Dennis Sagini, Jon Kimball and John Fenning, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 7331 College Parkway, the 14,158-square-foot office is slated for completion in late summer. Joint Implant is an orthopedic medical practice specializing in [...]

Dan McGahey named to HOPE Clubhouse board of directors

2016-11-08T15:01:08-05:00March 21st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Dan McGahey, president and principal architect with Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA), has been named to the board of directors for the Hope Clubhouse of Southwest Florida, Inc., a local not for profit dedicated to providing resources and support services to help people with mental illness with access to meaningful work, education, friendships and housing in a [...]

Stevens Construction awarded Dr. Sharp Dental Office

2016-11-08T15:01:09-05:00January 26th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Stevens Construction has been awarded the construction of a dental office for Dr. Todd Sharp, announced Mark Stevens, company president.  Located at 1501 Viscaya Parkway, the 7,934-square-foot facility will feature 17 treatment rooms, two reception areas, a conference room, laboratory, staff lounge and administrative offices.  Scheduled for completion in spring of 2011, Jason P. Tramonte [...]

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