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Guadalupe Center needs mentors for college-bound teens

2022-11-02T14:38:13-04:00November 2nd, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center is encouraging business and community leaders, as well as retirees, to consider mentoring teens in the nonprofit’s college-preparatory Tutor Corps Program. Each year, Guadalupe Center accepts 25 to 30 talented students into Tutor Corps, pairing them with mentors who offer advice, support and a listening ear. Mentors come from a variety of professional, [...]

Hole Montes completes Yellowbird Street improvement project

2021-06-28T10:51:39-04:00June 28th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hole Montes has completed a series of street, traffic calming and utility improvements to Yellowbird Street on Marco Island that make the roadway safer for motorists, pedestrians and residents while providing reliable utility service into the future. Defined as a local connector road, Yellowbird Street stretches three-fourths of a mile from North Collier Boulevard to [...]

Community partners launch Healthy Minds initiative, to offer free educational events, screenings for healthier minds in Lee, Collier counties

2020-09-24T14:43:37-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The mental and emotional effects of COVID-19 are impacting well-being in significant ways amid the pandemic, with 40% of U.S. adults reporting symptoms of anxiety or depression, in addition to increases in substance use and thoughts of suicide. To address this urgent and increased need for support on a local level, 17 behavioral health organizations [...]

Immokalee students explore SWFL’s coastal habitat through Guadalupe Center’s annual Buddy Day

2020-03-18T09:06:27-04:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

More than 125 second-graders from Immokalee paired up with volunteers to explore Southwest Florida’s unique coastal habitat in a fun-filled field trip to Marco Island. Guadalupe Center’s 28th annual Buddy Day was held Feb. 17 at Hideaway Beach on Marco Island, where students rotated through interactive learning stations, crafts and outdoor games led by the [...]

SVN | KOVA commercial real estate brokerage opens Marco Island location

2019-10-18T15:33:39-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

KOVA Companies is expanding its reach by opening a third location in Southwest Florida. Operating as SVN | KOVA Marco Island, the new office is located at 317 N. Collier Blvd. on Marco Island, bringing new and expanded commercial brokerage services to the Marco Island, Isles of Capri and Everglades City markets. KOVA Companies was [...]

Buddy Day pairs Guadalupe Center second-graders, volunteers for day of fun and learning on Marco Island

2019-03-15T17:26:59-04:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

More than 135 Immokalee second-graders participated in Guadalupe Center’s 27th annual Buddy Day, a nature-focused field trip on March 8 to Hideaway Beach on Marco Island. Buddy Day pairs community volunteers with Immokalee elementary students for a day of fun and exploration of Southwest Florida’s unique coastal habitat. “For many of these children, Buddy Day [...]

Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps students and mentors enjoy cookout, conversation at beach picnic on Marco Island

2018-03-08T20:36:15-05:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Immokalee High School juniors and seniors in Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps program recently spent an afternoon with their mentors at the beach on Marco Island. The Mentor/Mentee Beach Picnic on March 3 at Hideaway Beach Club included kayaking to Tigertail Beach, volleyball games, a cookout and informal conversation. Tutor Corps is a college preparatory program [...]

Guadalupe Center’s Buddy Day brings Immokalee children to Marco Island for day of fun, learning

2018-02-27T00:12:59-05:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

More than 100 second-graders from four Immokalee elementary schools learned about Southwest Florida’s coastal wildlife and habitat at Guadalupe Center’s 26th annual Buddy Day on Saturday, Feb. 17. The program paired “little buddies” from Pinecrest, Lake Trafford, Highlands and Village Oaks elementary schools with “big buddies,” dedicated volunteers from area communities including Hideaway Beach, Fiddler’s [...]

Guadalupe Center to host 26th annual Buddy Day Feb. 17

2018-02-01T10:55:46-05:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Immokalee second graders hit the beach for fun-filled buddy activities Volunteers are needed for Guadalupe Center’s 26th annual Buddy Day at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Hideaway Beach on Marco Island. Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through the education of children in Immokalee, will bring 150 [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware offers PPG Porter Paints

2017-01-24T13:51:00-05:00January 24th, 2017|Categories: Home and Garden, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware has partnered with PPG Porter Paints to offer contractors and homeowners a unique lineup of premium quality paints from the industry’s most technologically advanced coating company. Porter Paints is offered in three Sunshine Ace Hardware stores, including Bonita Springs, Marco Island and Golden Gate in Naples, which was recently remodeled to better [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware hosts Feb. 22 grand reopening of Marco Island store

2016-11-08T15:00:02-05:00February 13th, 2014|Categories: News, Public Relations|Tags: , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware is hosting a grand reopening celebration at the company’s Marco Island store at 1720 San Marco Rd. on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The free event will feature a 20 percent off bag sale*, food, live music from the Tommie Barfield Elementary School chorus, and a Weber Grill [...]

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