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Elite RV & Boat Storage taking reservations for new storage facility in south Lee County

2018-11-14T21:27:13+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Elite RV & Boat Storage, a premier storage facility conveniently located between Naples and Fort Myers, has begun taking reservations in anticipation of a grand opening in January 2019. Upon completion, the facility will feature 255 covered and fully enclosed storage units that can accommodate luxury recreational vehicles and high-end boats. Individual units will range [...]

‘Boo Ball’ gala raises $174,000 to enhance academic, social programs at PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

2018-10-23T06:53:33+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The spooky speakeasy-themed Boo Ball, an elegant costumed fundraising gala, raised $174,000 to enhance vital academic and social programs at PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. More than 260 guests donned costumes from the Roaring Twenties and bygone eras at the sold-out Boo Ball event on Oct. 6, sipping prohibition-inspired cocktails from the sweeping verandah [...]

Tenth annual Love That Dress! fundraising event raises $157,000 for PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

2018-08-29T02:18:32+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

More than 450 fashionistas and community supporters recently came together for the 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event, raising $157,000 and climbing in support of PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. The ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year featured shopping, music, silent auctions and cocktails at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Estero, with [...]

Public comments resume July 31 at Troyer Brothers rezoning hearing for proposed mine on SR82

2018-07-26T21:46:47+00:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Public comments are scheduled to resume on July 31 at 9 a.m. at the Lee County Hearing Examiners Office, 1500 Monroe St., 2nd floor in Fort Myers.  During the public comment phase of the hearing, concerned residents, businesses and industry experts have the opportunity to present their viewpoints on the proposed rezoning of the 1,790-acre [...]

‘Ultimate shopping spree’ awaits attendees Aug. 22 at 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event

2018-07-24T00:10:08+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tickets on sale Aug. 1, proceeds to benefit PACE Center for Girls, Lee County PACE Center for Girls, Lee County will host an exclusive Girls Night Out shopping experience for fashionistas at its 10th annual Love That Dress! event on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year, Love That Dress! features [...]

SVN|KOVA Fort Myers announces new hires as the company and services expand throughout Lee, Charlotte and Hendry counties

2018-07-09T22:30:21+00:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

After joining the SVN franchise in 2017, SVN|KOVA Fort Myers has rapidly expanded its presence in Lee, Charlotte and Hendry counties, acquiring upwards of $50 million worth of property for sale and over 40,000 square feet of space for lease. With the increase of demand, SVN|KOVA Fort Myers welcomes two new hires, Tiffany Luongo and [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County announces ‘Glam! Bam! River District,’ a Love That Dress! collection event, set for July 17

2018-07-05T19:00:08+00:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

   Red Door Photography is bringing glitz and glamour to the “Glam! Bam! River District” event on July 17 in downtown Fort Myers, benefiting PACE Center for Girls, Lee County and Love That Dress!. The evening features wine, tapas, raffle prize drawings, special performances by Glam! Bam! Burlesque and more, while also serving as one [...]

Concerned citizens and community groups to speak as public comments begin at hearing on rezoning of the Troyer Brothers property on SR82 for mining

2018-06-29T02:07:12+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Concerned residents and businesses are now speaking as public comments begin for the Lee County Hearing Examiner’s meeting on the proposed rezoning of the 1,790-acre Troyer Brothers property on SR82 near Homestead Road in Lee County for limerock mining. This portion of the hearing will continue through 4:30 p.m. today, June 28, and will then [...]

Concerned citizens and community groups to attend June 26 hearing on rezoning of the Troyer Brothers property on SR82 for mining

2018-06-25T22:16:16+00:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

NoMineon82 opposes rezoning, citing concerns for traffic safety, noise and environmental concerns Concerned residents and businesses will be in attendance at the Lee County Hearing Examiner’s meeting on June 26 to oppose the proposed rezoning of the 1,790-acre Troyer Brothers property on SR82 near Homestead Road in Lee County for limerock mining. The hearing is [...]

Community invited to Town Hall meetings regarding rezoning of the Troyer Brothers property on SR82 for mining

2018-06-08T20:34:00+00:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

NoMineon82 opposes rezoning, citing concerns for traffic safety, noise and environmental concerns Concerned residents and businesses are invited to attend Town Hall meetings regarding the proposed rezoning of the 1,790-acre Troyer Brothers property on SR82 near Homestead Road in Lee County for limerock mining. A free community meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on [...]

Fort Myers Miracle offering free tickets, fireworks show to all students on Report Card Night

2018-06-06T17:50:10+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are joining Lee and Collier County students in celebrating the end of the 2017-18 school year with a kid-friendly extravaganza on June 8 at Hammond Stadium. All students who show their report card – either a printout or digital copy – at the box office on Friday, June 8 will receive [...]

Leadership NEXT announces sweet social hour on June 12 at Norman Love Confections in Fort Myers

2018-05-29T19:45:02+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business leaders, is planning a sweet destination for its June 12 networking event. The popular social event will be held at Norman Love Confections’ McGregor Chocolate Salon. Participants will have an opportunity to sample some of the award-winning chocolatier’s handcrafted premium chocolates and to learn about the company’s [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County announces ‘FUNky Fashion Show,’ a Love That Dress! collection event, set for June 20

2018-05-22T20:24:28+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County is putting the “fun” in funky with a FUNky Fashion Show collection event on June 20 at the Cape Coral Yacht Club. Presented by IBERIABANK, the FUNky Fashion Show features one-of-a-kind pieces created by individuals and businesses made completely from recycled or repurposed items. This year’s featured designer is [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County announces ‘Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club,’ a Love That Dress! collection event, set for June 5

2018-05-18T17:17:01+00:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

An exclusive trip to the American Music Awards and a private Costa Rican villa rental for 10 are among the fabulous items being auctioned at PACE Center for Girls, Lee County’s next fundraising event on June 5. Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club, a Love That Dress! collection event, includes smooth jazz and Latin sounds by [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County announces 2018 Boo Ball

2018-05-03T19:16:08+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County is pleased to announce the return of its highly anticipated signature event, the Boo Ball, coming to Fort Myers in October 2018. Featuring an elegant evening of dinner, dancing and a live auction for exceptional travel opportunities and experiences, the Halloween-themed gala will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 at [...]

Leadership NEXT program to focus on government, local politics for May 8 session

2018-05-01T22:10:26+00:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business leaders brought to you by the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, will host a government-centric educational session and networking opportunity on May 8. Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson and Lee County Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass will discuss politics in Southwest Florida, explain government processes and offer a [...]

Lehigh Acres Middle School invites community leaders to STEAM Brainstorming Breakfast on April 19

2018-04-16T21:01:29+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lehigh Acres Middle School is hosting a Community STEAM Brainstorming Breakfast on Thursday, April 19 to gather input as the school incorporates additional Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics instruction into the curriculum. School administrators and teachers are soliciting input from business and community leaders as they seek to integrate more STEAM events, activities, lessons [...]

BBQ, Bands & Brew nets $75,000 for Builders Care, names top barbecue joints in town

2018-04-12T22:54:36+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), netted $75,000 from the ninth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew event on Sunday, April 8. Proceeds support Lee BIA Builders Care’s mission of providing emergency repairs and construction services at no cost to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners who [...]

Three-day Open Water Festival at Miromar Lakes attracts 300 competitive swimmers to Lee County from April 13-15

2018-04-12T16:32:46+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Competitive swimmers from across the country will descend upon Lee County this weekend for the 17th annual Open Water Festival at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. Lee County, the Gulf Coast Swim Team and Miromar Development Corp. are co-hosting the annual competition, which will draw more than 300 swimmers from across the U.S, Canada [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County brings celebrity models, high fashion for launch of new ‘Love That Dress!’ collection

2018-04-02T21:02:27+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County will celebrate the launch of its next “Love That Dress!” collection with an April 10 fashion show in Bonita Springs. “Fashion meets Passion” will feature 15 well-known community leaders donning the latest fashion trends and styles on the runway, highlighting new looks from White House | Black Market and [...]

Tickets, sponsorships still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2018-03-27T19:30:08+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County induction and awards ceremony on April 25. During the event, 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 [...]

Junior Achievement names event sponsors for 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2018-02-27T00:29:27+00:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced title, platinum and gold sponsors for its upcoming induction and awards ceremony for the 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. IBERIABANK is the title sponsor for the event. Platinum sponsors include B & I Contractors, Inc. and Publix Super Markets. Additional gold sponsors include BB&T, Chico’s FAS, [...]

The School District of Lee County holding bus driver information session on March 1

2018-02-27T00:24:08+00:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County is holding an information session at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 1 for those interested in exploring career opportunities as a school bus driver. The session will be held at the Lee County Public Education Center, 2855 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. Required job qualifications for school bus drivers [...]

GulfShore Mustang Club donates $5,822 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2018-02-26T20:42:19+00:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Funds will help nonprofit provide emergency construction services for local homeowners in need The GulfShore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida has donated $5,822 to help the Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), provide free emergency repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida launches new website design

2018-02-13T12:38:48+00:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has launched a redesigned website at www.JASWFL.org. The improved online experience further supports the organization’s efforts to provide educational programs on work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to students throughout Southwest Florida. The redesigned website offers a fresh look, improved functionality and user-friendly navigation to create an overall enhanced experience. With [...]

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

2018-02-05T15:15:39+00:00February 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 [...]

Southwest Florida reels in expert tips, catch great deals at Sunshine Ace Hardware’s third annual Reel in the Sunshine expo on Feb. 10

2018-01-08T12:58:21+00:00January 8th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Free event offers demonstrations, seminars and activities geared for anglers, amateurs and families Sunshine Ace Hardware invites the Southwest Florida community to its third annual Reel in the Sunshine free fishing expo on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sunshine Ace Hardware store in Bonita Springs, located at 9100 Bonita [...]

Eastern Synchronized Skating Championships coming to Lee County Jan. 17-20

2018-01-02T14:23:30+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

More than 135 of the best synchronized skating teams in the Eastern Region will compete in Lee County for the U.S. Figure Skating 2018 Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships, taking place Jan. 17-20 at Germain Arena in Estero. This is Lee County’s first time hosting the championship event, which is expected to draw more than [...]

The School District of Lee County to host New 2 Teaching Academy Jan. 8 – 19

2017-12-08T16:51:36+00:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County is hosting a New 2 Teaching Academy from Jan. 8 through Jan. 19, 2018. Taking place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School in Fort Myers, the two-week course will prepare budding teachers for a future career with the District by [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company honored for work on Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Complete Streets Initiative

2017-11-20T09:15:45+00:00November 20th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) was recently honored by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Florida Region, receiving the Honor Award for Transportation-Roadways for its work on the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Complete Streets Initiative project. The award was presented by the DBIA Florida Region during its 2017 DBIA Florida Region Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. [...]

Lee County to host Roy Hobbs World Series and River Romp sailing regatta in October

2017-10-13T09:33:19+00:00October 13th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This October, well-known annual sporting events, including the 29th annual Roy Hobbs Baseball World Series and the 2017 USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival – River Romp, are returning to Lee County. October events are anticipated to attract new sports visitors to the region, while providing a range of activities for local sports enthusiasts to enjoy. [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care to host inaugural Charity Clay Shoot Dec. 8

2017-08-24T09:57:33+00:00August 24th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting its inaugural Charity Clay Shoot on Friday, Dec. 8 at Bermont Shooting Club, located at 40571 Bermont Road in Punta Gorda. Presented by Land Solutions, Inc., the tournament will aid Lee BIA Builders Care in providing emergency repairs [...]

Lee County to host USA Softball Women’s National Team training Aug. 1-2

2017-07-26T16:45:42+00:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County is pleased to announce it will host the USA Softball Women’s National Team for a training program Tuesday, Aug. 1, through Wednesday, Aug. 2, at City of Palms Park. Spectators can see members of the Women’s National Team, vying for a chance to represent the United States at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, [...]

Industry partners band together to donate equipment trailer to Lee BIA Builders Care

2017-07-26T16:26:35+00:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Trailer to assist in providing emergency repairs to Lee County residents in need Earlier this year, board members and long-time supporters of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA) pledged funds to provide Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee BIA, with a much-needed equipment trailer. Donated at no cost to Lee BIA [...]

Lee County to host Florida U.S. Specialty Sports Association Fastpitch South Florida State Championships June 30 – July 2

2017-06-27T13:09:20+00:00June 27th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Top softball athletes from throughout the state are headed to Lee County for the Florida U.S. Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Fastpitch South Florida State Championships, taking place Friday, June 30, to Sunday, July 2. The tournament will feature A, B and C-level teams with age bracket divisions ranging from 8U to 18U. Games will be [...]

Lee County to host Germany and Nova Scotia Softball Teams for Training Events in June

2017-05-30T17:34:51+00:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County will host two international softball teams for summer training events this June. The German National Softball Team will conduct a training program in Fort Myers from June 2-10, and the Nova Scotian Provincial Softball Team will be here June 5-10. Both teams will use the Lee County Parks & Recreation’s CenturyLink Sports Complex [...]

Lee County to host Senior Softball-USA Masters MegaDraft Event June 16-18

2017-05-15T16:46:58+00:00May 15th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lee County will host the Senior Softball-USA (SSUSA) Masters MegaDraft, taking place Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18. Players competing in the new format tournament will be informed of team assignments only while attending a pre-event draft function. Teams will then compete throughout the weekend at the CenturyLink Sports Complex, 14400 Six Mile Cypress [...]

Lee County to host National High School Gymnastics Association’s Senior Showcase Invitational May 19-20

2017-05-11T18:10:05+00:00May 11th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County will host the National High School Gymnastics Association (NHSGA) Senior Showcase Invitational, taking place Friday, May 19, to Saturday, May 20, at the Estero Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd., Estero. The invitational will bring 12th-grade female gymnasts from across the country to Southwest Florida to compete for individual and team titles on [...]

Sun Conference Baseball Championships returns to Lee County May 5-8

2017-05-04T15:08:08+00:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Lee County will again host the Sun Conference Baseball Championships from Friday, May 5, through Monday, May 8. The top six baseball teams from The Sun Conference will compete in the annual event. The double-elimination championship will feature 10 games at City of Palms Park, 2201 Edison Ave., Fort Myers. Keiser University, Southeastern University, St. [...]

Lee County to host Florida Women’s Bowling Association’s 2017 Annual State Championship Tournament

2017-05-01T13:45:33+00:00May 1st, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Top women bowlers from throughout Florida will compete in Lee County for the Florida State United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Women’s Bowling Association’s 2017 Annual State Championship Tournament, from May 6 through June 11. Competition will take place every weekend: May 6-7, May 20-21, May 27-28, June 3-4 and June 10-11, excluding Mother’s Day weekend. [...]

Open Water Festival returns to Lee County April 29-30

2017-04-25T17:00:44+00:00April 25th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , |

Lee County will once again host the nation’s top open water swimmers during the 2017 Open Water Festival, to be held Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30, at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. The 2017 Open Water Festival will include events on both days, using Miromar Lakes’ 700-acre freshwater lake. The USA Swimming [...]

School District of Lee County to host Future Teacher Recruitment Fair May 5

2017-04-21T14:01:41+00:00April 21st, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

District seeking educators for the 2017-18 school year The School District of Lee County is hosting its Future Teacher Recruitment Fair on Friday, May 5 at the Lee County Public Education Center, 2855 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. The event will include sessions from 9 to 11 a.m. for elementary, K-8 and special centers opportunities, [...]

School District of Lee County hosts information session for bus drivers April 19

2017-04-10T16:19:23+00:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Events, Hot Tips, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County is hosting an information session for individuals interested in applying for a bus driver position within the District from 6 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 at the Lee County Public Education Center, located at 2855 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. Candidates are asked to RSVP for the [...]

Tickets, sponsorships still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2017-04-05T16:26:30+00:00April 5th, 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 Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, taking place on Tuesday, May 2 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. [...]

Lee County to host Free Youth Roller Hockey Clinic at 2017 National Collegiate Roller Hockey Championships in Fort Myers April 8

2017-04-03T19:08:31+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lee County will host the 2017 National Collegiate Roller Hockey Championships April 5-9 at the Fort Myers Skatium, 2250 Broadway in Fort Myers. During the Championships, the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA) will also host the Mission Hockey College, which is a free, one-hour youth roller hockey clinic for players aged 5-15, at the [...]

Lee County to host 2017 USA Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling State Championships April 1-2 in Estero

2017-03-30T13:13:28+00:00March 28th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County will host the USA Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling Florida Level 1-10 State Championships April 1-2 at Estero Recreational Center, located at 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. in Estero. The meet will bring gymnasts from around the state to compete in Lee County. Last year’s event attracted more than 500 out-of-town sports visitors to Lee [...]

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

2017-03-16T16:24:59+00:00March 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. [...]

2016 a record year for sports tourism in Lee County

2017-02-28T14:05:39+00:00February 28th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County hosted a record number of 139 amateur sporting events in 2016, generating its highest year on record in terms of economic impact. According to figures released from Lee County Sports Development, the year generated $67.1 million in direct visitor spending, a 9 percent increase from the previous year. Hosting 24 additional events in [...]

Tickets, sponsorships available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2017-02-21T18:48:35+00:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Laureates Teri Hansen and Sandy Stilwell to be inducted into Business Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 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. at [...]

Pure Florida presents Bark on the Ark April 15

2017-02-17T21:59:40+00:00February 17th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pure Florida’s Fort Myers location will present Bark on the Ark cruise from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 15. Guests will have the opportunity to bring their dogs aboard the M/V Edison Explorer for a sightseeing river cruise to Picnic Island, an island located between Sanibel and Pine Island that exhibits the natural [...]

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