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Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Advisory Board for 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2019-06-12T18:34:15-04:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the members of its 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair Brenda O’Connor, executive director of membership for Naples Yacht Club, and vice chair Andy Buschle, senior vice president and private client advisor, Bank of America Private [...]

President of Junior Achievement USA visits Villas Elementary in Fort Myers, offers praise to JA of Southwest Florida

2019-04-16T00:24:05-04:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is flourishing because of this region’s commitment to financial education and business leaders who are willing to help, according to Jack Kosakowski, president and CEO of Junior Achievement USA. On Thursday, April 11, Kosakowski visited Villas Elementary in Fort Myers to observe a Junior Achievement lesson in person. Through JA’s [...]

Lee County high school students experience sixth annual Law Day

2019-02-22T18:19:36-04:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Lee County Bar Association present Law Day 2019 Local high school students recently discovered the various facets of the Lee County legal system during the sixth annual Law Day, presented by Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and the Lee County Bar Association. Law Day 2019 escorted 50 upper class, high [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Advisory Board for 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2019-01-30T18:16:38-04:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the members of its 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County Advisory Board. The committee will be led by co-chairs Scott Fischer, president of Scott Fischer Enterprises, and Sharon Torregrossa, real estate agent for VIP Realty Group, Inc. The 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County [...]

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

2018-03-23T20:30:50-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced sponsors for the organization’s sixth annual Breaking Par at Grandezza Gala & Golf Tournament in April. UPS 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 Gulf Coast University. [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces tickets, sponsorship availability for 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2018-02-05T15:15:39-04:00February 5th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pason Gaddis, Gary Griffin to be inducted into Business Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s induction and awards ceremony for the 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. The dinner and awards ceremony is set for Wednesday, April 25 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to induct Pason Gaddis, Gary Griffin into 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2018-01-18T17:52:14-04:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Pason Gaddis, co-founder and CEO of Florida Media Group, LLC, and Gary Griffin, P.E., president and CEO of B & I Contractors, Inc., into the 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County during a dinner and awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 25 with a cocktail reception at 5 [...]

Support Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida through Give Where You Live Collier, Feb. 21-22

2018-01-17T15:04:35-04:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida invites the community to support its efforts to provide key programs on work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to local students by donating to the organization during the ‘Give Where You Live Collier’ fundraising initiative, which takes place Feb. 21-22. Give Where You Live Collier is a county-wide movement established to [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces sponsors, change in venue for 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2017-09-21T15:03:22-04:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is proud to announce the sponsors of the 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, to be held Thursday, Oct. 26 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. The event has been moved to a new location, and will now be held at The Ritz-Carlton, [...]

Sponsors named for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2017-03-16T16:24:59-04:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Laureates Teri Hansen and Sandy Stilwell to be inducted into Business Hall of Fame on May 2 Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has revealed the sponsors for the 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, which will take place on Tuesday, May 2 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to induct Teri Hansen and Sandy Stilwell into 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2017-01-26T15:56:03-04:00January 26th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Teri Hansen, APR, owner and president of Priority Marketing, and Sandy Stilwell, CEO and owner of Stilwell Enterprises & Restaurant Group, into the 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, during a dinner and awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 2 with a cocktail reception [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida joins the global #GivingTuesday movement

2016-11-08T14:58:56-04:00November 7th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Goal to bring financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness education to local students Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JA) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on Nov. 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on [...]

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

2016-11-08T14:59:03-04:00September 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 [...]

Tickets, sponsorships available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:04-04:00August 29th, 2016|Categories: Advertising, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

JASWFL to induct Kathy Bigham and Sen. Garrett Richter into Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 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 [...]

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

2016-11-08T14:59:12-04:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced its new members of the 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair, Patrick Utter, vice president of real estate and club operations, Collier Enterprises, and vice chair Stacey Herring, vice president and private banker, Morgan Stanley Private Bank, N.A. The [...]

Sponsors named for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T14:59:21-04:00March 10th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, 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, Lee County, to be held on Tuesday, May 3 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs. This year’s event title [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida welcomes Karl Williams as Chairman of volunteers

2016-11-08T14:59:24-04:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has appointed long-time volunteer and retired business executive Karl Williams to lead its volunteer services division, leading the more than 600 volunteers that support the mission and operations of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. A retired General Electric executive, Williams relocated to Naples, Florida in 2008.  During his 35-year career [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida educates students with seven-week educational program

2016-11-08T14:59:31-04:00December 22nd, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recently held a seven-week educational program for students of Vineyards Elementary School in Naples. The students of Angela Roche’s fifth grade class had the opportunity to learn a variety of topics related to the world of business, including free enterprise, entrepreneurship, job skills, resume creation and interviews, STEM education, communication skills [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces 2016 Advisory Board for Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T14:59:33-04:00December 8th, 2015|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the members of its 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chairman, Brad Shultz, senior relationship manager at Wells Fargo Bank and vice chairman Travis Merrick, branch manager with GFA International, Inc. Other members selected to this year’s board include: Bob [...]

Junior Achievement fosters school adoption for local elementary school in need

2016-11-08T14:59:47-04:00September 4th, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

CNLBank supports Bonita Springs Elementary School with annual “Adopt a School Supply Drive” Dozens of school supplies were donated to Bonita Springs Elementary School on Aug. 19 through the fundraising efforts of five Southwest Florida branches of CNLBank. The successful “Adopt a School Supply Drive” was fostered through Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s mutual partnership with [...]

Tickets and sponsorships available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:50-04:00August 13th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

JASWFL to induct laureates Reinhold Schmieding and Brian Stock into Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County to be held on Thursday, Oct. 29 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida selects new board members

2016-11-08T14:59:50-04:00August 12th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the appointment of its new board members, elected to serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018. The new board members are Stephen Bienko, CEO, 42 Holdings, LLC; Bruce Harris, retired, Volkswagen Group of America; Nancy Korista, human resources professional, Strategic HR Services; [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to induct Reinhold Schmieding and Brian Stock into 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T14:59:54-04:00July 9th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, News, Public Relations, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Reinhold D. Schmieding, president and founder of Arthrex, Inc., and Brian K. Stock, CEO of Stock Development, into the 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, at a dinner and awards ceremony on Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Mutual of Omaha and [...]

Lehigh Acres Middle School students enjoy ‘JA in a Day’ program with Iberia Bank

2016-11-08T14:59:54-04:00July 7th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Discussions, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Iberia Bank helps Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida prepare students for future careers Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida teamed up with volunteers from Iberia Bank to bring the “JA in a Day” program to the seventh-grade students at Lehigh Acres Middle School on May 20 to teach the students about workplace readiness. The half-day program [...]

Bonita Springs Middle School students experience ‘JA in a Day’ program with Regions Bank

2016-11-08T14:59:55-04:00June 26th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Regions Bank helps students understand the economics of success A group of volunteers from Regions Bank visited Bonita Springs Middle School in Bonita Springs to host a “JA in a Day” program for eighth-grade students on Thursday, May 28. The half-day program focused on financial literacy and the Regions Bank staff used their expertise to [...]

Tickets and sponsorships still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Business Hall of Fame, Lee County dinner and awards ceremony

2016-11-08T15:00:00-04:00March 18th, 2014|Categories: Events, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2014 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County to be held April 17 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Tickets are available at www.jaswfl.org. During the dinner and awards ceremony, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct laureates Norman Love of Norman [...]

Junior Achievement teacher and volunteer each awarded full-tuition scholarships to University of Phoenix

2016-11-08T15:00:32-04:00July 9th, 2013|Categories: Media Relations|Tags: , , , |

Pictured from left to right: Photo 1: Valerie McFadden, teacher at Seacrest Country Day School, and Anne Frazier, executive director for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Photo 2: Carrie Santinelli, Junior Achievement volunteer and scholarship winner, and Anne Frazier, executive director for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Two of the 15 full-tuition scholarships offered nationwide [...]

Junior Achievement honors volunteers and teachers

2016-11-08T15:00:33-04:00May 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida held its annual volunteer and teacher appreciation event to honor local volunteers and teachers for their dedication to JA’s three teaching pillars of work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. During the 2012-13 school year, Junior Achievement recruited more than 400 volunteers who taught in more than 500 classes in Southwest Florida. [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn appointed to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida board of directors

2016-11-08T15:00:33-04:00May 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn has been elected to the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Inc. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida provides in-school and after-school programs for students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties that focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship [...]

Junior Achievement and FGCU present CEO Academy

2013-04-19T10:04:15-04:00April 19th, 2013|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

Entrepreneurial teens can discover what it takes to become a successful business leader at CEO Academy, an exclusive one-week summer camp. Presented by Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida in partnership with the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University, CEO Academy will take place at the Lutgert College of Business June 10-14. Applications for [...]

True Fashionistas charity day to benefit Junior Achievement

2013-04-16T13:42:51-04:00April 16th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

True Fashionistas Designer Resale will host a charity day sale on Saturday, April 20 to benefit Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida. Ten percent of all revenue earned during the hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. will be donated to Junior Achievement in support of its mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed [...]

Tickets available to April 21 dinner and auction at Grandezza to benefit the Junior Achievement CEO Academy

2016-11-08T15:00:36-04:00April 9th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Tickets are available to the Breaking Par for Junior Achievement dinner and auction on Sunday, April 21 from 5:15 – 8:15 p.m. at the Club at Grandezza. The dinner and auction will follow the sold-out Breaking Par Golf Tournament, and proceeds from the tournament, dinner and auction will benefit Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s CEO [...]

Tickets and sponsorships available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T15:00:37-04:00February 19th, 2013|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Local businesses, educators and community volunteers are invited to join Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida in honoring laureates Gail Markham of Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A. and Bob Simpson of LeeSar. Markham and Simpson will be inducted into the 2013 Business of Hall of Fame, Lee County, at a dinner and awards ceremony [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces 2013 Advisory Board for Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T15:00:38-04:00February 5th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the members of its 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, Advisory Board. The advisory board selects Laureates for the 2013 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Lee County who are recognized for serving as positive role models and contributing to the local business community. Led by board chair [...]

Grandezza Golf Classic – “Breaking Par for Junior Achievement” Golf tournament set for April 21 at The Club at Grandezza

2016-11-08T15:00:38-04:00January 29th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

With proceeds to benefit Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s CEO Academy and youth programs, Grandezza residents will host an all-day event featuring an 18-hole scramble format. Tournament co-chairmen are Harry Neu, Joe Kauanui, and Mike Schriml. Open to the public, the Grandezza Golf Classic will kick-off with a 12:45 pm shotgun followed by the awards [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives $8,000 from State Farm

2016-11-08T15:00:38-04:00January 28th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

State Farm has announced that they are granting Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JASWFL) $8,000 to fund the AVID programs in Collier and Lee County High Schools. AVID which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, targets at-risk students grades 6-12 to provide early intervention to prevent students who might otherwise dropout. The AVID elective helps [...]

Pavese Law Firm presents donation to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T15:00:39-04:00December 13th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pavese Law Firm managing partner Charles Mann presented a check to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida for $1,500 to support the nonprofit organization in providing Junior Achievement programs at schools throughout Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties. “By supporting Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida we play a role in helping young people prepare for the workforce, [...]

Wells Fargo partners with Junior Achievement to bring “JA-in-a-Day” to local students

2016-11-08T15:00:39-04:00December 10th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recently partnered with Wells Fargo to host two “JA-in-a-Day” events, one at Cypress Palm Middle School in Collier County and one at Fort Myers Middle Academy in Lee County. Wells Fargo provided the sponsorship for these programs, as well as 36 bankers from their local branches, to teach and inspire [...]

Sponsors named for 2012 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T15:00:45-04:00September 20th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced the event sponsors for the 2012 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County. The Title Sponsor is IBERIABANK. The 25th Anniversary Sponsors are Hodges University, Jerry F. Nichols, Brown & Brown Benefits and Northwestern Mutual. The Platinum Sponsors are Azimuth Technology, Integral Quality Care and Specialists in Urology. The [...]

Junior Achievement job shadow program teaches work-force readiness skills to students at East Naples Home Depot store

2016-11-08T15:00:46-04:00August 16th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Fifty middle school students from the Grace Place for Children and Families, Naples summer camp participated in a work-readiness focused field trip to The Home Depot, as part of the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JA) Job Shadow Program. The JA Job Shadow Program inspires students to take an entrepreneurial approach to work by applying work-readiness [...]

Junior Achievement’s Leaders on the Green tournament set for Oct. 12 at Golf Club of the Everglades

2012-05-30T13:18:53-04:00May 30th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces its 2012 Leaders on the Green golf tournament will be played Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 at the Golf Club of the Everglades in Naples, Fla. Golfers arrive at 11 a.m. for pre-game activities and at 1 p.m., a Scottish bagpiper leads the golfers out to a shotgun start. The [...]

Junior Achievement honors 2011-12 volunteers and teachers

2012-05-14T17:08:54-04:00May 14th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Junior Achievement recognized its 2011-2012 volunteers and teachers during an appreciation reception held on Thursday, May 10 at Florida Gulf Coast University. During the 2011-2012 school year, Junior Achievement recruited more than 375 volunteers to help educate youth in our community about business, economics and free enterprise. Business leaders from a wide variety of industries [...]

New national survey shows nearly forty percent drop in teen confidence about their financial futures

2016-11-08T15:00:51-04:00April 30th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

A new study from Junior Achievement USA and The Allstate Foundation revealed that only 56 percent of teens 14-18 years old think they will be as financially well-off or better than their parents. That represents a 37 percent drop from 2011 (89 percent). The 2012 Junior Achievement Teens and Personal Finance survey also uncovered a [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Names 2011-2012 Board of Directors

2016-11-08T15:01:04-04:00August 9th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has named its 2011-2012 board of directors. These individuals will provide leadership and support for local Junior Achievement programs, fulfilling its mission to educate young people in Southwest Florida about business, economics and free enterprise. Officers on the executive committee include:  David Hall, executive vice president/CFO of Sanibel Captiva Community [...]

Tickets and sponsorships available for Junior Achievement Hall of Fame

2011-02-24T18:05:42-04:00February 24th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

Tickets and sponsorships now are available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida's 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. The dinner and awards ceremony will take place on April 20 at 5 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Estero. At the event, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JA) will induct [...]

Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame inducts Dosoretz and Lapi

2016-11-08T15:01:09-04:00February 16th, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Dr. Daniel Dosoretz, president and CEO of Radiation Therapy Services Inc./21st Century Oncology, and Tony Lapi, president and CEO of Rochester Resorts Inc./‘Tween Waters Inn, into the 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, at a dinner and awards ceremony on April 20 at 5 p.m. at the [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County advisory board

2016-11-08T15:01:11-04:00December 3rd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the Advisory Board for the 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. Steve Pontius, executive vice president/general manager of Waterman Broadcasting, and Robbie Roepstorff, president of Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands, will serve as co-chairs. Other members selected for this year’s board include: Betsy Alderman, second vice president, [...]

Junior Achievement honored with Leadership in Financial Literacy Award

2016-11-08T15:01:15-04:00November 2nd, 2010|Categories: Awards and Recognition|Tags: , , |

Junior Achievement was recently honored before 30 members of Congress in Washington D.C. at the Financial Services Roundtable’s annual fall gala. The Roundtable, a group of the 100 largest integrated financial services companies in the U.S., presented Junior Achievement with the Leadership in Financial Literacy Award for what Roundtable President and CEO Steve Bartlett called [...]

Sponsors named for Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T15:01:16-04:00September 15th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the platinum and gold sponsors for the 2010 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County. The platinum sponsor is Structure Medical, and the gold sponsors include:  Bank of America, Barron Collier Companies, EverBank, Health Management Associates Inc., Hodges University, Iberia Bank, Specialists in Urology, Wachovia/A Wells Fargo Company and Wasmer, [...]

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