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Guadalupe Center receives United Way grant to bolster After-school Tutoring Program in Immokalee

2020-05-15T12:39:38-04:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

United Way of Collier and the Keys has provided Guadalupe Center with a $74,000 grant to enhance learning opportunities for 840 students enrolled in its After-school Tutoring Program. The highly successful program offers homework help and academic assistance in language arts, math and science, and instruction is led by certified teachers, paraprofessionals and tutors. “The [...]

Bell Tower partners with United Way, community members to honor COVID-19 first responders

2020-04-02T11:55:41-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Bell Tower, a landmark shopping, dining and entertainment destination centrally located in Fort Myers, Florida, (BellTowerFortMyers.com), is partnering with United Way, four of the shopping center’s restaurants and the local Fort Myers community to provide meals for local first responders during the COVID-19 crisis. Members of the community are being asked to contact one of [...]

United Way hosting CPR presentations on Black Friday at Bell Tower

2019-11-27T09:18:19-05:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is partnering with the American Red Cross to host free CPR presentations on Black Friday at Bell Tower to demonstrate lifesaving CPR care. Certified instructors at the interactive “Shop & Save a Life” presentations will show participants how to deliver Hands-Only CPR, or compression-only CPR, a [...]

Free samples, raffle prizes and more at Teachers’ Night Out on Oct. 14 at Bell Tower

2019-10-08T08:01:18-04:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Bell Tower and its merchants are honoring local educators and celebrating a new partnership with United Way by hosting Teachers’ Night Out on Oct. 14. The family-friendly event, held on Columbus Day, a non-school day for most teachers in Southwest Florida, is meant to recognize educators for their hard work and dedication to students. Teachers [...]

The Place on First announces support of 60th United Way Campaign

2016-11-21T16:47:05-05:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Place on First, a new mixed-use building coming to the historic downtown Fort Myers River District, has announced its support of United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Counties’ 60th United Way Campaign. The Place on First will support United Way by donating $10,000 per residence sold now through the duration of the [...]

Lee County Economic Development office to launch new program

2016-11-08T14:59:20-05:00March 25th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Small businesses and entrepreneurs can mark their calendars for an April 22 event that will launch the Lee County Economic Development Office’s newest program, LEARN (Lee Entrepreneurs’ Assistance Resource Network) . People interested in starting or growing an existing business can attend the LEARN kickoff and partner expo on Friday, April 22, at Harborside Event [...]