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Dr. Lina Sakr joins Naples Center for Functional Medicine

2022-11-18T16:36:14-05:00November 18th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Naples Center for Functional Medicine has added Dr. Lina Sakr, an internal medicine specialist, to its team of physicians.  Sakr, who has nearly four decades of experience and is certified through the American Board of Internal Medicine, specializes in metabolic and nutritional medicine, anti-aging medicine and women’s health.  Prior to joining Naples Center for Functional [...]

Avow Hospice receives a $5,000 grant from Truist to support grief and bereavement programming

2022-11-15T15:19:51-05:00November 15th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow received a $5,000 grant from Truist to support grief and bereavement programming for people of all ages, specifically targeted to improving mental health. Avow’s bereavement programs are open to all residents and visitors in Southwest Florida without cost. In 2021, Avow served 930 individual virtual and in-person adult sessions, 7,408 phone check-ins to those grieving, [...]

Time for giving thanks, Norman Love Confections offers Thanksgiving pies, fall-themed desserts

2022-11-14T16:03:06-05:00November 14th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Now, more than ever, Southwest Floridians are counting their blessings, and Norman Love Confections offers sweet ways to share love and gratitude during the Thanksgiving holiday. In addition to fall-themed desserts, Norman Love Confections offers a limited number of freshly baked holiday pies during the Thanksgiving season including Pumpkin Pie with vanilla Chantilly; Apple Pie [...]

Four Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Organizations in the Synthase Collaborative Celebrate Veterans

2022-11-07T13:28:10-05:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow, Treasure Coast Hospice, St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care, and Haven Hospice, founding members of Synthase and part of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s We Honor Veterans program, will honor thousands of veterans the week of Veterans Day November 11. Each not-for-profit Synthase member organization honors veterans by traveling to facilities throughout more [...]

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, [...]

Better Together to offer Parents’ Night Out Nov. 4 in Naples

2022-11-02T09:38:31-04:00November 2nd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting a Parents’ Night Out event on Friday, Nov. 4 in Naples. The program offers parents, grandparents and other caregivers access to a couple of hours of no-cost care for children ages infant through 17 years old. [...]

Better Together receives $10,000 grant from Collier Community Foundation

2022-11-01T15:16:37-04:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Collier Community Foundation has awarded Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to families and children, with a $10,000 grant to support its Hurricane Ian disaster relief efforts in Collier County. The grant from the Collier Community Foundation will support the local nonprofit in its efforts to provide a variety of resources to meet the growing [...]

Elite Jets repainting fleet of Embraer jets

2022-10-28T14:18:44-04:00October 28th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Elite Jets, a Naples-based charter air service for affluent business and leisure travelers, is repainting its fleet of jets to reflect the company’s high standards for brand excellence. Elite Jets owns and operates four Embraer Phenom 300s and one Embraer Legacy 500. Each was put into service when the company was founded in 2016 and [...]

Jennifer Nelson joins Boys & Girls Club as chief development officer

2022-10-27T10:47:22-04:00October 27th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has hired Jennifer Nelson as chief development officer to build, develop and manage a comprehensive fundraising program for the nonprofit. In this role, Nelson is responsible for all fundraising efforts, including setting the vision and strategy for the team, strengthening donor relations, events, planned giving, major gifts and [...]

Southwest Florida Music Education Center celebrates ribbon cutting Nov. 7

2022-10-24T12:55:35-04:00October 24th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

On Monday, Nov. 7 at Artis – Naples, Southwest Florida Music Education Center (SWFLMEC) will host a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the grand opening of its newly renovated, state-of-the-art facility. SWFLMEC provides first-of-its-kind post-secondary music certificate classes focusing on core areas of musical skill development for students who learn differently than their typical peers. [...]

Major sponsors named for Charity for Change’s fundraiser ‘Planting Seeds of Humanity’ Nov. 3 in Naples

2022-10-19T11:02:09-04:00October 19th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Soldavini & Caldwell, CPA, KK Exteriors by Koby Kirwin and Westwood Interior Cleaning are the Humanity Hero title sponsors for Charity for Change’s fundraising gala, Planting the Seeds of Humanity, to be held Nov. 3 at the Naples Hilton. Other sponsors include City National Bank, Cowboy’s Concrete & Masonry, Diamond Drywall & Glass, Kathy and [...]

Boys & Girls Club hosting FORE-the-Kids Golf Tournament on Nov. 5

2022-10-18T09:11:46-04:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has opened registration for its 19th annual FORE-the-Kids Golf Tournament, which will be held Nov. 5 at The Golf Club at Fiddler’s Creek in Naples. The annual event features 18 holes of championship golf, lunch, a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, an awards program and a strolling dinner. [...]

Stevens Construction completes Gulfshore Concierge Medicine

2022-09-13T10:49:19-04:00September 13th, 2022|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction’s special projects division has completed Gulfshore Concierge Medicine located at 1350 Tamiami Trail N. in Naples, announced Joe Cimilluca, special projects division manager, Stevens Construction, Inc. Stevens Construction provided an interior renovation of an existing and occupied medical office requiring constant coordination and communication with the client. Stevens Construction provided new interior finishes, [...]

Suzanne Yorty joins AJS Realty as property management accountant

2022-09-09T10:41:36-04:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

AJS Realty Group has hired Suzanne Yorty as a property management accountant to track revenue and expenses for each commercial and residential property managed by the firm. Yorty’s responsibilities include maintaining detailed accounting records for accounts receivable and accounts payable, as well as completing bank reconciliations and preparing month-end financial statements. She also maintains tenant [...]

Avow promotes Katie Schweikhardt to director of philanthropy

2022-09-09T08:54:05-04:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Avow, a Collier County-based nonprofit healthcare organization that provides hospice care, non-hospice palliative care, and grief and loss support, has promoted Katie Schweikhardt to Director of Philanthropy for Avow Foundation. Schweikhardt joined the Avow Foundation team in January 2021 as a major gifts officer. In her new role, she will be directly coaching and mentoring [...]

von Arx Wildlife Hospital remains open during Nature Center temporary closure in September

2022-09-02T10:48:28-04:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. during temporary closure of the Conservancy’s Nature Center Sept. 4 to 27. The center will be closed for maintenance work on buildings and grounds. Administrative offices are open for business as usual during the Nature Center [...]

Jewish Federation of Greater Naples announces the 8th Annual Jewish Book Festival

2022-08-26T10:42:30-04:00August 26th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Jewish Federation of Greater Naples announces the 8th Annual Jewish Book Festival from Nov. 1 to March 22, 2023 with 16 authors and 14 events in person and virtually. A virtual preview event is planned Thursday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. The festival is designed to highlight books about Jewish subjects or written by Jewish [...]

BelieveNBooks launches ‘PageTurner’ reading program at Guadalupe Center

2022-08-25T11:06:15-04:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Fort Myers-based BelieveNBooks has launched a new initiative, PageTurner, to help preschool-aged children become better readers at an early age. PageTurner is a YouTube channel featuring videos of Southwest Florida teens reading children’s books. Students are provided corresponding books, allowing them to read alongside their digital reading partners. BelieveNBooks, which has a mission of providing [...]

Avow opens a new North Naples Treasures Thrift Store

2022-08-12T13:06:47-04:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow has purchased a new building and opened a new Treasures Resale Shop at 9765 Tamiami Trail N in North Naples. The store is in the former For the Love of Golf building in the Naples Park neighborhood. In addition to providing expanded retail space, the building has two apartments, which Avow will use to [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware’s ‘Back-to-School Round Up’ raises $3,546 for Guadalupe Center

2022-08-10T15:41:19-04:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware helped raise $3,546 through its Back-to-School Round Up. This donation will help purchase new school supplies and classroom materials for students attending Guadalupe Center in Immokalee. During a two-week period in July, customers at Sunshine Ace retail stores in Collier and Lee counties were able to round up their purchases at the register, [...]

Registration open for Oct. 6 Climate & Community Summit

2022-08-10T14:15:22-04:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hosted by SWFL Climate & Community Initiative and powered by Hertz, the inaugural Climate & Community Summit will take place on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 1:30 to 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida. The event is open to the public and features a dynamic program that [...]

Avow offers free lunch and learn sessions on estate planning and eldercare coordination in August

2022-08-09T10:47:09-04:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

As part of its 59 Minutes educational series, Avow offers two free lunch and learn sessions on Aug. 30 and 31. On Aug. 30, George A. Wilson of Wilson & Johnson, a Naples law firm focused on estate and tax planning, charitable giving, and trust and estate administration, presents “How to Avoid a Probate Administration [...]

Charity for Change’s fundraiser ‘Planting Seeds of Humanity’ is set for Nov. 3 in Naples

2022-08-08T09:49:09-04:00August 8th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Charity for Change’s fundraising Gala, Planting Seeds of Humanity, will be held Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Naples Hilton. The event includes a VIP reception, live auction and “Call for Change” cash call. Attendees will dance and be entertained by the Ben Allen Band, led by Ben Allen who finished 6th place on NBC’s [...]

NAMI Collier Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer

2022-08-02T12:04:01-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Collier County Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has appointed Beth Hatch as its chief executive officer (CEO) effective July 26. Hatch comes from Naples and has lengthy experience in the non-profit sector, most recently being the head of Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee. [...]

Advocate Radiation Oncology adds Dr. Todd Pezzi to elite team of cancer treatment physicians

2022-08-01T11:19:12-04:00August 1st, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Radiation Oncologist Dr. Todd Pezzi has joined Advocate Radiation Oncology. Pezzi will join Dr. Garton at Advocate’s new Naples location. At Advocate Radiation Oncology, Pezzi treats patients for a variety of cancers including breast, prostate, lung, head and neck, skin, gastrointestinal, lymphoma, brain, sarcoma and various benign diseases. Pezzi uses his experience to create individualized [...]

Immokalee Fair Housing Alliance receives $1 million from NoVo Foundation for affordable housing complex

2022-07-29T11:13:28-04:00July 29th, 2022|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Arol Buntzman, chair of the Immokalee Fair Housing Alliance, announced that the alliance has received a $1 million donation from the NoVo Foundation to help build a safe, affordable apartment rental community in Immokalee for farmworker and other low-income families. The NoVo Foundation was founded in 2006 by Jennifer and Peter Buffett with a mission [...]

Avow celebrates Purple Heart recipients with luncheon

2022-07-21T10:01:21-04:00July 21st, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow Veterans Committee will honor Purple Heart veterans with a ceremony and lunch on Friday, Aug. 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Avow’s Dick Lee & Mary Martha Tonra Waterview Room in the Ispiri Community Center, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples. The lunch is sponsored by Lending to Heroes. Aug. 7 is national Purple [...]

Healthcare Network matches employee donations to Immokalee Fair Housing Alliance

2022-07-20T14:18:22-04:00July 20th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Healthcare Network has matched its employee contributions to Immokalee Fair Housing Alliance (IFHA), creating a total donation exceeding $13,700. Healthcare Network held an internal fundraising campaign to raise money for the housing alliance, which has a vision of providing access to secure, affordable, hurricane-resistant rental housing, strengthening the community by fostering health, education, dignity and [...]

Boys & Girls Club promotes Jaime Buitrago to VP of administration

2022-07-15T11:38:09-04:00July 15th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has promoted Jaime Buitrago to vice president of administration, a senior leadership role in which he oversees all human resources, culinary, information technology and facilities departments. He also has assumed the lead role in the organization’s safety committee. Buitrago joined Boys & Girls Club in 2015 and previously [...]

Healthcare Network Board of Directors Selects Jamie Ulmer as New CEO

2022-07-11T09:37:33-04:00July 11th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Healthcare Network, a nonprofit organization working to ensure primary medical care is accessible to everyone in the community, regardless of job or insurance status, announced that its board of directors has chosen Jamie Ulmer, after a national executive search, as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Ulmer, recently served as CEO for Heart of Florida, [...]

Naples Center for Functional Medicine hires Rona Tagalog as family nurse practitioner

2022-07-11T09:21:28-04:00July 11th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Naples Center for Functional Medicine has added board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner Rona Tagalog, ARNP, to its team of medical professionals. In this role, Tagalog provides primary health care services to patients of all ages while adhering to principles of functional medicine, which is a science centered on prevention and holistic treatments rather than focusing on [...]

Elite Jets’ Stephen Myers selected for Leadership Florida program

2022-07-05T11:06:30-04:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Stephen Myers, CAM, executive vice president at Elite Jets in Naples, is one of 55 business leaders across Florida to have been named to Leadership Florida’s Cornerstone Class for 2022-23. The program’s mission is to continually discover and convene committed individuals, enhancing and recharging their leadership skills by introducing them to a powerful community through [...]

Elite Jets extends lease with Naples Airport through 2050

2022-06-30T16:57:49-04:00June 30th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Elite Jets has extended its lease with the Naples Airport Authority to continue operating its luxury charter service through 2050. Since its founding in 2015, Elite Jets has grown to include a private terminal at Naples Airport consisting of three adjacent hangars. The company serves affluent business and leisure travelers with a fleet that includes [...]

Hole Montes names Controller June Sapp as shareholder

2022-06-27T12:16:36-04:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Hole Montes has designated Controller June Sapp as a shareholder in recognition of her nearly two decades of service to the company. Sapp joined Hole Montes in 2003 as an accounts payable manager before moving into roles as a human resources benefits coordinator, assistant to the president and payroll lead. In 2007, she became director [...]

Avow earns Great Place to Work Certification for third consecutive year

2022-06-27T12:08:44-04:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Avow has been certified as a Great Place to Work for the third consecutive year. The Great Place to Work Certification recognizes employers who create an outstanding employee experience. “Providing compassionate care that allows our patients to live out their lives with love is what we strive for at Avow. We couldn’t do that without [...]

Myra Janco Daniels, arts visionary and advertising pioneer, dies Wednesday

2022-06-22T11:28:03-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Myra Janco Daniels, 96, the arts visionary and advertising pioneer who helped transform Southwest Florida into a nationally recognized cultural destination, died early Wednesday morning at home, three days before her 97th birthday. Daniels was founder and longtime CEO of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts (now Artis-Naples), which since 1989 has brought world-class music, [...]

Elite Jets expands ground, air team to meet demand

2022-06-14T14:16:07-04:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Elite Jets has added a dozen new team members, including seven pilots, to its workforce as the Naples-based charter company responds to increased demand from affluent business and leisure travelers. The additions include captains, first officers and a director of quality, as well as professionals in client services, accounting and information technology. “The past two [...]

Avow wins two awards from the Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association

2022-06-14T11:39:04-04:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow won two of eight Awards of Excellence, including the Hospice Story Award and the Synergy Award, during the Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) Forum in Orlando in June. “Avow takes extraordinary pride in providing compassionate care that allows our patients to live out their lives with love, and our employees take that [...]

Comerica Bank launches ‘gomerica Gratitude’ to honor, celebrate nonprofits in Southwest Florida

2022-06-13T11:16:31-04:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Comerica Bank is presenting a series of “gomerica Gratitude” donations to nonprofits across Southwest Florida as a way of honoring and celebrating organizations that raise expectations in the community. Comerica launched its gomerica Gratitude initiative on June 8 at Whitaker Woods, an affordable home community in Naples being developed by Habitat for Humanity of Collier [...]

Del Mar Naples on Fifth Avenue South now serving brunch

2022-06-13T08:50:37-04:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Del Mar Naples, featuring Mediterranean-inspired coastal cuisine, is now serving brunch. Located at 494 Fifth Ave. S. in Naples, Del Mar Naples, the new menu will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Brunch has become a popular trend in the restaurant industry and Del Mar Naples looks to bring [...]

Studio+ wins Architizer A+Award

2022-06-09T12:17:54-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Studio+ was recognized with an A+Award for Commercial Coworking Spaces from Architzer for Venture X, Naples, a coworking space designed to inspire creativity along with top-tier amenities to encourage mental wellness, creativity and productivity. The A+Awards celebrate the extraordinary work of the world’s best firms, highlighting pioneering architects and designers as they strive to create [...]

‘Avow Presents: Life Lessons Learned in the Military’ documentary wins Telly and Communicator awards

2022-06-09T10:04:07-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A documentary film, “Avow Presents: Life Lessons Learned in the Military,” which was shown at the Naples International Film Festival, has won two prestigious silver Telly Awards for non-broadcast history and non-broadcast documentary categories, as well as an Award of Distinction in the 27th Annual Communicator Awards. Avow’s Director of Communications Reneé Stoll and Graphic [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware among ‘Best Places to Work’

2022-06-01T10:35:05-04:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware was named among the Best Places to Work in Southwest Florida through a research-driven program that recognizes companies for excellence in the workplace. Best Companies Group first reviewed Sunshine Ace’s company practices, programs and benefits, then conducted an extensive survey that collected employees’ input and perspectives about leadership, culture, job satisfaction, relationships, [...]

Avow celebrates Women Veterans Day with luncheon

2022-06-01T10:14:14-04:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Avow Veterans Committee invites female veterans from all branches to a first-time, free Women Veterans Day event Friday, June 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Avow’s Dick Lee & Mary Martha Tonra Waterview Room in the Ispiri Community Center, 1205 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples. The event will celebrate and honor women who served and [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware raises $30,639 during spring Children’s Miracle Network campaign

2022-05-26T14:25:07-04:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware’s spring “Round Up for the Kids” campaign raised $30,639 to support two Children’s Miracle Network hospitals on Florida’s west coast. Customers were able to round up their purchases at the register to support life-changing medical care for children and teens across the region. Donations collected at Sunshine Ace stores in Collier, Lee [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hires Katy Hennig as director of communications and marketing

2022-05-26T11:09:24-04:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Katy Hennig has joined the Conservancy of Southwest Florida as director of communications and marketing. In this role, Hennig oversees the branding, marketing, communications and public relations program for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, including the nonprofit’s institutional and advocacy positions, membership and development, policy, science, education, wildlife rehabilitation and the Nature Center. Most recently, [...]

Christy Bradshaw joins Call It Closed International Realty

2022-05-24T14:40:52-04:00May 24th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Christy Bradshaw, Realtor, North Carolina broker, team leader and investment property specialist, and her team, Christy and Company Real Estate, have joined Call It Closed International Realty. The Charlotte, N.C., native has been in real estate for nearly 16 years and has won numerous awards, including National Homebuilders Association Rookie of the Year in 2009 [...]

Southwest Florida Music Education Center invites prospective students to a free Fort Myers event May 26

2022-05-23T14:00:03-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Southwest Florida Music Education Center (SWFLMEC) is hosting a free community engagement event to share more about their post-secondary music education certificates for musically talented neurodivergent young adults. The event, geared toward prospective students, interested families, music educators and mental health professionals, is on Thursday, May 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. at The [...]

Supporters help Southwest Florida Music Education Center open the doors of possibilities

2022-05-16T13:13:29-04:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

A cocktail reception at the Naples Yacht Club on April 5 launched fundraising efforts for the Southwest Florida Music Education Center (SWFLMEC), a nonprofit partnering with the Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs of the Berklee College of Music in Boston to provide music education programs for musically talented, neurodivergent young adults. A [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware, Farm City BBQ present $28,000 in grants for youth programs in SWFL

2022-05-11T14:11:51-04:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware, in partnership with Farm City BBQ of Collier County, has donated $28,000 to nonprofit organizations with programs and services benefiting Southwest Florida youth. The donation, formally presented on May 6, represents proceeds from this spring’s Big Green EGGfest, a family-friendly celebration of barbecue that included food samplings, grilling demonstrations, live music and [...]

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