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Fort Myers Miracle announce dates for 2018 youth baseball camps

2018-04-16T21:02:43+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will be offering three baseball camps for children in Southwest Florida to learn the game from professional players and coaches. The 13th annual “Disability Dream & Do” baseball camp for children with special needs runs from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 28. The camp is free in partnership with [...]

Unity the focus of 2018 Community Prayer Breakfast on May 3 at City of Palms Park

2018-04-12T21:55:00+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Southwest Florida residents are invited to attend the annual Community Prayer Breakfast in observance of the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3. Hosted by the city of Fort Myers, this year’s event will be emceed by Mayor Randy Henderson and held at City of Palms Park, 2201 Edison Ave. in Fort Myers. The [...]

Bell Tower Shops announces performers for spring Thursday Night Live Concert Series

2018-04-11T00:52:03+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops, a premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Southwest Florida, will continue its popular Thursday Night Live Concert Series with top performing artists from Southwest Florida, including The Island Doctor, Soulixer, Julie Savannah and Brian Markley. Thursday Night Live is a free, open-air concert series spotlighting a wide range of musical genres, [...]

Bell Tower Shops announces opening of locally-owned boutique store Driftwood Blue

2018-04-06T22:20:43+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops is pleased to announce the addition of Driftwood Blue, a locally owned boutique selling jewelry, clothing, accessories, eclectic gifts and artisan crafts personally curated by the owners. Driftwood Blue was previously known to Southwest Florida residents as Cargo Trading Co., a popular retail outlet on Sanibel Island. The business opened in 2013 [...]

Guadalupe Center invites 13 Immokalee families to Easter meal and holiday celebration

2018-03-21T22:13:28+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, in partnership with nine Southwest Florida businesses, will provide a complete Easter meal and holiday celebration for 13 Immokalee families severely impacted by Hurricane Irma. Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, in partnership with Tastebuds Custom Catering and CocoLuna Events, [...]

Fort Myers Miracle offer $15,000 in sponsorships to Little League, Cal Ripken organizations in Southwest Florida

2018-03-20T23:22:03+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are donating $15,000 to sponsor 21 youth baseball and softball organizations across Southwest Florida. The sponsorships will help area leagues pay for much-needed equipment, supplies and operational costs. In Southwest Florida, the spring season for Little League and Cal Ripken seasons began in January and runs through May, with all-star teams [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball completes construction of Creative World School in Gateway community of Fort Myers

2018-03-19T22:53:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has completed construction of Creative World School in Gateway, which will be Creative World’s third franchise in Southwest Florida. The 13,000-square-foot Gateway facility, located at 11961 Fairway Lakes Drive in Fort Myers, opened March 5 and can accommodate up to 255 children ages 3 months through 5 years. A before- and after-school [...]

Guadalupe Center becomes first Immokalee-based Blue Zones Project Approved™ Worksite

2018-03-15T18:26:50+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, is now the now first Immokalee-based business to become a Blue Zones Project Approved™ worksite. A recognition ceremony and ribbon cutting took place on Feb. 16 at the Guadalupe Center in Immokalee. In attendance were Dr. Allen Weiss, MD, president and [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to speak at SHRM SWFL lunch meeting March 14

2018-03-06T21:22:24+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Christina Harris Schwinn, Pavese Law Firm partner, former legislative director and current member of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) SWFL will speak at SHRM SWFL’s March lunch meeting on Wednesday, March 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Crowne Plaza, located at 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers. Sponsored by Pavese [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to offer summer environmental camps for children

2018-03-06T20:32:00+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida again will offer its popular summer camps to area children interested in researching coastal habitats, wildlife and oceans. For children completing kindergarten through sixth grades, Oceans Ahoy explores marine biology and oceans, Marsh Mania covers coastal mangroves and cypress swamps, and Critter Camp examines scaly, splashy and feathered animals found across [...]

Bell Tower Shops, iHeartMedia sponsoring ‘Mall Crawl’ on St. Patrick’s Day

2018-03-06T19:57:14+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops is partnering with iHeartMedia to deliver an exciting new venue for St. Patrick’s Day revelers to eat, drink and listen to music. “Mall Crawl” on March 17 will feature four Bell Tower establishments – World of Beer, Bistro 41, Cru and Society – joining forces with four Southwest Florida radio stations – [...]

Shell Point hosts Serenity Cove dedication ceremony

2018-02-27T00:07:02+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community, a resort-style, nonprofit continuing care retirement community in Fort Myers, hosted a dedication ceremony on Jan. 31 to celebrate the newly transformed outdoor area at Serenity Cove. More than 1,000 Shell Point residents attended the Serenity Cove dedication ceremony to celebrate the transformation of the large, man-made pond area behind the [...]

Alliance for the Arts’ Lydia Black to discuss local arts, culture at Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce event

2018-02-22T19:46:56+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce invites the community to join in an insightful discussion on the impact of local arts and culture with Lydia Black, executive director of Lee County Alliance for the Arts, during the Chamber’s March General Membership Meeting on Thursday, March 15. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. [...]

Shell Point hosts Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi March 12 to address audience on medical breakthroughs in health care

2018-02-20T00:51:40+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Shell Point continues its third annual 2018 Medical Breakthroughs and Discoveries Series with a presentation by Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, to be held Monday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in The Village Church Auditorium at Shell Point. This educational health care presentation, entitled “Reducing Risk for Alzheimer’s [...]

Bell Tower Shops adding new high-intensity fitness classes for women

2018-02-19T22:15:19+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Bell Tower Shops is pleased to announce the addition of new fitness classes offering a high-intensity, full-body workout for women of all ages and skill levels. “Run Ready Fitness” will be a twice-weekly morning program, alternating Tuesday-Thursday and Wednesday-Friday sections in each week. Hourlong classes begin at 5:15 a.m. at Bell Tower’s Center Court, although [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida launches new website design

2018-02-13T12:38:48+00:00 February 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 [...]

Mark Loren Designs drops diamonds from the sky in time for Valentine’s Day

2018-02-12T16:49:11+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mark Loren, owner and founder of Mark Loren Designs, has announced a Valentine’s Day promotion that will have Southwest Florida residents looking to the shoreline for their sweetheart’s gift. Earlier today, Loren dropped three “messages in a bottle” from a helicopter along Lee County’s coastline. The bottles, each with the trademark “loren” logo etched [...]

Shell Point’s 2017-2018 Concert Series presents Vega String Quartet March 15

2018-02-01T14:53:50+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community continues the Concerts & Conversations program of its 2017-2018 Concert Series with a performance by Vega String Quartet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 in the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands at Shell Point, 15101 Shell Point Blvd. in Fort Myers. As part of the Concerts & Conversations program, [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to speak at 2018 SWFL Women’s Business Summit Feb. 16

2018-01-23T10:49:26+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will speak at the 2018 Southwest Florida Women’s Business Summit, taking place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16 at Florida SouthWestern State College, Building U, located at 8099 College Parkway in Fort Myers. The event is hosted by the Lee County Economic Development Office [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company welcomes Randy Kapellusch as project manager

2018-01-23T10:44:00+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has welcomed Randy Kapellusch to its team as a new project manager for the company.   Kapellusch brings more than 25 years of experience in commercial and residential construction to his role as project manager. Prior to joining the O-A-K team, Kapellusch worked for custom homebuilders in Southeastern Wisconsin and later worked [...]

Celebrate Sweet Love this Valentine’s Day at Norman Love Confections’ Date Night Experience Feb. 12-14 with dine-in or dine-out options

2018-01-23T10:35:19+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Norman Love Confections’ McGregor Chocolate and Dessert Salon will host exclusive Valentine’s Day Date Nights, creating a romantic setting for couples to indulge in an elegant tasting menu, pairing date night staples with Norman Love Confections’ signature dessert creations. For those preferring to celebrate at home, Norman Love Confections will offer “Love to Go,” a [...]

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

2018-01-18T17:52:14+00:00 January 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 [...]

Guadalupe Center Resale Shop opens new location, hosts grand opening celebration Jan. 26-27

2018-01-17T16:03:44+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Resale Shop is pleased to announce that its new, expanded location is now open at 12980 Tamiami Trail N., Unit 10, in Naples, and invites the community to visit the new store for a grand opening celebration on Friday, Jan. 26 and Saturday, Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Throughout the grand [...]

Scout & Molly’s Boutique celebrates first anniversary at Bell Tower Shops Jan. 20

2018-01-17T15:56:30+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Scout & Molly’s Boutique is marking its first anniversary at Bell Tower Shops with an all-day celebration from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20. Scout & Molly’s will be donating 10 percent of the day’s proceeds to the Gulf Coast Humane Society in support of its mission to provide humane care for [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care announces 2018 BBQ, Bands & Brew fundraiser

2018-01-08T14:06:13+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting its ninth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew fundraising event from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 8 at Centennial Park in Fort Myers. All proceeds raised go directly to Lee BIA Builders Care to support its [...]

Shell Point’s 2017-2018 Concert Series welcomes Barrage 8 Feb. 9

2018-01-05T10:26:16+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community’s 2017-2018 Concert Series will present a live performance from Barrage 8 at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9 at the Village Church on The Island at Shell Point, as part of the concert series’ Performing Arts program. The event is open to the public, with tickets available for purchase online at [...]

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction completes 7-Eleven store in Naples

2018-01-03T11:54:10+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Creighton Commercial Development and Construction has completed the construction of a new 7-Eleven convenience store with gas station in Naples. Located at 499 Goodlette-Frank Road in Naples, the project included the ground-up construction of a 3,109-square-foot convenience store with eight fuel pumps. Creighton’s team for this project was led by Bill Griffith, project manager. Creighton [...]

Shell Point’s 2017-2018 Concert Series welcomes cellist Evan Drachman Jan. 25

2018-01-03T10:41:09+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community continues the Concerts & Conversations program of its 2017-2018 Concert Series with a performance by cellist Evan Drachman at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands at Shell Point. As part of the Concerts & Conversations program, guests can enjoy fellowship and a dessert [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida earns highest rating from Charity Navigator for third consecutive year

2018-01-02T10:44:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is proud to announce that for a third consecutive year, the organization has earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. This is the highest honor Charity Navigator bestows upon charitable organizations demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. This [...]

Stevens Construction completes Lee Health medical office

2018-01-02T10:21:41+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Stevens Construction has completed construction management services for a 41,432-square-foot, multi-specialty medical office for Lee Health, announced Mark Stevens, company president.   Developed by Summit Management Group of Naples, Lee Health is leasing the four-story medical facility, which houses a convenient care on the first floor, cardiology on the second and third floors, infectious disease [...]

Shell Point’s 2017-2018 Concert Series presents Glenn Miller Orchestra Jan. 18

2017-12-20T10:09:21+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community continues the Performing Arts program of its 2017-2018 Concert Series with a concert by the Glenn Miller Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18 at the Village Church on The Island at Shell Point. The event is open to the public, with tickets available for purchase online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or [...]

Shell Point’s 2017-2018 Concert Series welcomes Southwest Florida Symphony’s “For the Love of Beethoven” Jan. 11

2017-12-18T09:36:30+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community’s 2017-2018 Concert Series welcomes Southwest Florida Symphony to the stage for a “For the Love of Beethoven” concert performance, beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11 at the Village Church on The Island at Shell Point. The event is open to the public, with tickets available for purchase online at [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names patient, sibling as Child Artists for 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2017-12-14T12:55:23+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

A cancer diagnosis impacts the entire family, and the beauty of a strong sibling bond is reflected in the paintings of this year’s child artists, Matthew Singleton, a five-year-old leukemia patient, and his six-year-old brother, Steven. Matthew, who started remission in August 2015, is still undergoing treatment at Golisano Children’s Hospital, yet he is like [...]

Annual Shell Point Open Charity Golf Tournament raises $67,000 for future Arts Center

2017-12-14T11:19:21+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Shell Point Retirement Community, a resort-style, nonprofit continuing care retirement community in Fort Myers, recently hosted its 14th annual Shell Point Open Charity Golf Tournament, raising more than $67,000 to benefit the future Arts Center at Shell Point. Presented by The Legacy Foundation at Shell Point, the annual event brought 144 Southwest Florida golfers together [...]

Golf course restoration complete, course reopens at Cypress Lake Country Club

2017-12-06T10:37:58+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers’ oldest and most historic private golf course, Cypress Lake Country Club, has been expertly restored to its original Dick Wilson design with updates designed to suit modern-day play resulting from changes in golf equipment and technologies. The private, member-only club spent $3.5 million on restorations including an extended course length to approximately 7,000 [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company welcomes Scott Schneider as project manager

2017-12-05T10:58:05+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K), a construction contracting and management company in Fort Myers, has welcomed Scott Schneider to its team as a new project manager.   Originally from Michigan, Schneider brings more than 10 years of management experience to his position with O-A-K, including a well-rounded comprehension of operations ranging from mechanical, electrical and plumbing to [...]

Matanzas on the Bay to host fundraising event Dec. 8 benefiting Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida

2017-12-04T12:34:42+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay, an upscale-casual waterfront dining destination on Fort Myers Beach, is hosting its annual fundraising event for the Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida on Friday, Dec. 8. Throughout the day, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy caroling by the Symphonic Chorale, and Matanzas on the Bay will be donating a portion [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names four new beneficiaries of 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2017-12-01T15:18:26+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced four new beneficiaries of its 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest: PACE Center for Girls of Lee County, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, SalusCare, Inc. and The Heights Foundation. Collectively, these beneficiaries will receive 10 percent of the auction proceeds from the 2018 Southwest Florida Wine [...]

Elmquist Eye Group’s Fort Myers office reopens post-Hurricane Irma

2017-12-01T09:46:48+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Elmquist Eye Group has reopened its office in Fort Myers following a closure due to damage sustained from Hurricane Irma. Elmquist Eye Group’s Cape Coral and Shell Point offices resumed normal operations soon after the hurricane, enabling the team to continue serving patients throughout the duration of the Fort Myers office’s building repairs. A variety [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Advisory Board for 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2017-11-29T11:36:00+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the members of its 2018 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair, Richard Durnwald, financial advisor for Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, and co-chair Scott Fischer, CEO and founder of Scott Fischer Enterprises. The 2018 Business Hall of [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida introduces fall programs for Little Explorers

2017-11-29T10:32:42+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida has introduced its lineup of fall activities for Southwest Florida’s youngest conservationists through the Little Explorer Play Zone. Designed for children age 18 months to 5 years old, Little Explorer programs allow children to explore nature and discover wildlife through multi-sensory, interactive activities, stories and animal-themed crafts. No registration is required [...]

Waterside Shops Hosts Annual Toy Drive on Dec. 2 to Benefit Guadalupe Center

2017-11-28T09:38:52+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Waterside Shops, the Gulf Coast’s premier shopping and dining destination, will host its Annual Toy Drive on Saturday, Dec. 2, to benefit the children of the Guadalupe Center. Now through Friday, Dec. 1, guests can drop new, unwrapped toys at Waterside Shops’ Management Offices to ensure each child receiving life-transforming services at Guadalupe Center has [...]

Fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk raises $20,700 for Lung Cancer Research Council

2017-11-21T14:03:39+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council’s fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk and Mile of Memories Memorial Walk on Nov. 4 raised more than $20,700 to benefit the Lung Cancer Research Council. Held at the Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, the 5K race recognized hundreds of loved ones that were lost to lung cancer, also [...]

Stevens Construction earns Contractor of the Year for seventh year

2017-11-21T10:02:21+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. earned four awards at the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Industry Awards event on Nov. 17, including the highest honor of Contractor of the Year. A panel of nationwide judges named Stevens Construction Contractor of the Year based on criteria such as the company’s achievement of goals, client relations, professional certifications and [...]

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

2017-11-20T09:15:45+00:00 November 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. [...]

Cypress Lake Country Club honors former member, the WWII “Pajama Pilot” during Veterans Day Tribute and Bridge Dedication

2017-11-17T12:08:32+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

On Veterans Day, Cypress Lake Country Club paid tribute to the late Lt. Philip Rasmussen, a former member and highly decorated war hero, best known as the WWII “Pajama Pilot.” During the ceremony, a bridge on the newly renovated golf course was dedicated in memory of Lt. Rasmussen and in honor of all veterans. Special [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts World Wildlife Conservation Day activities, programs Dec. 2

2017-11-16T12:36:06+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Every year, the Conservancy cares for approximately 3,800 injured, sick and orphaned native animals. In honor of World Wildlife Conservation Day, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting a special day of family-friendly activities from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 at the Conservancy Nature Center. Dedicated to raising awareness of the need [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company begins Parish Life Center at St. John XXIII Catholic Church

2017-11-16T10:49:34+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has begun construction of the Parish Life Center at St. John XXIII Catholic Church, located at 13060 Palomino Lane in Fort Myers. The 22,000-square-foot Parish Life Center will include a large gathering hall with a commercial kitchen for hosting social, spiritual and ministerial events; multipurpose flex-rooms, classrooms and offices to accommodate the [...]

Shell Point hosts “Living to 100: Is There an App for That?” seminar Dec. 4

2017-11-16T09:32:30+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As life expectancies continue to increase as a result of breakthroughs in medicine and technology, it is more important than ever to plan now for the future. Shell Point Retirement Community will host an educational seminar “Living to 100: Is There an App for That?” from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4 at [...]

Mark Loren earns Spectrum Award from the American Gem Trade Association for creation of unique earrings

2017-11-15T16:56:59+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Mark Loren, owner and founder of Mark Loren Designs, has earned the prestigious Editors’ Choice Spectrum Award from the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) for creative design. For the competition, Mark Loren presented custom-designed 14K yellow and white gold earrings featuring polyhedral Agate druzy slices and green tourmalines, pink topaz, amethysts and diamonds. The earrings [...]

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