Kids’ Minds Matter educates SWFL community of mental health crisis during ‘Unmasking the Epidemic’ event

2021-04-01T14:50:21-04:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Unmasking the Epidemic, a free virtual event by Kids’ Minds Matter, educated the Southwest Florida community of the alarming pediatric mental health crisis faced by children and families today, while also providing the resources currently available in the region for those seeking help. The event, which featured personal stories from parents and child advocates, testimonials [...]

Sponsors announced for Pace Center for Girls, Lee County’s 2021 Grande Dames Tea

2021-03-09T11:21:50-05:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has announced the sponsors of its virtual 2021 Grande Dames Tea on March 11, when Pace will honor three local women – Naomi Bloom, Mariel Goss and Robin Krivanek – for their significant impact on the community. The 13th annual event is presented by the Gunterberg Charitable Foundation and [...]

Sponsors announced for virtual Market Trends 2021 on March 9

2021-03-04T12:00:10-05:00March 4th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Event sponsors have been announced for Market Trends 2021, a free virtual real estate forum taking place on Tuesday, March 9. Market Trends 2021 is presented by title sponsors LSI Companies, Lee Building Industry Association and Collier Building Industry Association, where the area’s leading voices in real estate will provide updates on the latest market [...]

The School District of Lee County to host virtual hiring event Feb. 22-26 for teaching positions in Southwest Florida

2021-02-15T14:54:45-05:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County, headquartered in Southwest Florida, will host a virtual hiring event on Feb. 22-26 for certified teachers in Puerto Rico who are interested in relocating to Florida for the 2021-22 academic year. The School District of Lee County is among the largest school districts in Florida and the United States [...]

The Playbook has Changed: Market Trends 2021 to spotlight Southwest Florida’s real estate market on March 9

2021-02-15T14:38:00-05:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Local real estate experts will convene virtually in Southwest Florida to present Market Trends 2021, a free real estate forum to be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9. Presented by LSI Companies, Lee Building Industry Association and Collier Building Industry Association, the theme of the Market Trends 2021 event is “The [...]

Everglades Coalition convenes 36th annual, first virtual Conference on Feb. 2-5, 2021

2021-02-03T09:52:27-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Everglades Coalition convenes its 36th annual conference Feb. 2-5, 2021 with the theme “Equitable Everglades,” highlighting the need to preserve and restore the diversity of ecosystems that comprise the greater Everglades and to look at Everglades protection and restoration efforts with a lens centered on equity and justice: lifting voices, stories and perspectives of [...]

Guadalupe Center’s virtual ‘Circtacular’ raises over $950,000 for education programs in Immokalee

2021-02-03T09:27:09-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guadalupe Center’s Circtacular, a circus-themed virtual fundraising extravaganza, raised more than $950,000 to support the nonprofit’s mission of breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee. Livestreamed on Jan. 21 under the virtual big top, Circtacular was filled with special effects, comedic performances, compelling videos, heartfelt testimonials and traditional circus acts, [...]

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County to host ‘Youth of the Year’ celebration on Feb. 23

2021-01-22T09:24:13-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County will be honoring teens for their outstanding achievements during a virtual Youth of the Year celebration on Feb. 23. The annual event honors Boys & Girls Club members who exemplify the virtues of good character, academic excellence, community service and strong leadership throughout the year. Ceremony attendees [...]

Tickets still available for Guadalupe Center’s ‘Circtacular’ on Jan. 21

2021-01-15T12:15:43-05:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Community members wanting to enhance education and create endless possibilities for students in Immokalee still have an opportunity to purchase tickets for Guadalupe Center’s Circtacular fundraising extravaganza. The Jan. 21 virtual event will be livestreamed and help generate proceeds to support Guadalupe Center’s three educational programs: the nationally accredited Early Childhood Education Program, After-school Tutoring [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce announces keynote speakers for 2020 Business Summit

2020-11-10T16:14:43-05:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce has announced Christin Collins and Charly Caldwell as the keynote speakers for its 2020 Business Summit, which will be held virtually this year on Nov. 16-19. The virtual event launches at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16 with a keynote address by Collins, “Thriving Through These Unprecedented Times: [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation sets Nov. 12 as date for virtual ‘Voices of Hope Gala’

2020-10-15T11:40:56-04:00October 15th, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, will host its inaugural Voices of Hope Gala on Nov. 12 as a virtual event featuring a dinner and wine service for viewers in Southwest Florida, as well as a live auction and other surprises for viewers nationwide. Supporters living in Southwest Florida are encouraged to host “watch [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to discuss proposed amendments during Sept. 30 Ballot Review

2020-09-23T16:10:05-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will host a virtual program at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, educating attendees on the six Florida amendments on the November ballot. The non-partisan review will be led by Andrew Wiggins, senior director of political affairs and coalitions advocacy at the Florida Chamber of Commerce. During the [...]

Opportunity brewing: The School District of Lee County to host Coffee & Conversation Sept. 29

2020-09-21T11:31:39-04:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The School District of Lee County is hosting Coffee & Conversation on Tuesday, Sept. 29, an informational event that will provide insight on careers within the District. Ideal for prospective career-changers and working professionals, the virtual session will offer opportunities to meet members of the District’s team, learn about the variety of career paths available [...]

Leadership NEXT to review career resources at Sept. 8 virtual program

2020-09-04T18:06:57-04:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will present a virtual program on “Tips and Resources for Redirecting Your Career Path,” to be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8. As the current job climate continues to change as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many business professionals are switching [...]

A REcycled Night in Black and White virtual fundraiser to be held Oct. 15

2020-08-05T17:43:55-04:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Dress for Success SW Florida (DFSSWFL) will be hosting “A REcycled Night in Black and White” to raise funds to empower disadvantaged women in Lee, Collier and Hendry counties. A virtual event, A REcycled Night is scheduled to stream live on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. so that supporters can watch it [...]

Leadership NEXT to discuss business recovery during July 14 virtual program

2020-07-06T14:44:58-04:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will host a virtual program from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14 to discuss business recovery in Southwest Florida. An economic impact survey conducted by Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) found that 91% of respondents experienced decreased demand due to the coronavirus. FGCU’s Lutgert [...]

Florida by the numbers: Greater Fort Myers Chamber’s May 28 virtual program to present the Florida Scorecard

2020-05-26T13:32:55-04:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is hosting a virtual presentation from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 28 that will provide in-depth economic insights and metrics for Florida and Lee County. The Chamber has invited Dr. Jerry Parrish from the Florida Chamber Foundation to present the Florida Scorecard, a data-based information scorecard [...]

Successful side hustles: Leadership NEXT goes virtual for May 12 program

2020-05-07T14:30:40-04:00May 7th, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will host a virtual program at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12 to highlight the ins and outs of how to make a side hustle successful. As the effects of the pandemic have continued to rock the business community, many are looking for alternate or supplemental [...]

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