Boys & Girls Club of Collier County seeking virtual volunteers to lead education programs

2021-03-29T12:09:52-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County is expanding its virtual programs to include additional volunteer opportunities for guest speakers, businesses and organizations in Southwest Florida. New virtual volunteer opportunities include: Career exploration: Guest speakers can discuss the pros and cons of their chosen career. Past volunteers represented health care, finance, education, legal, retail, [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation’s ‘Jazz on the Harbor’ set for April 4 in Port Charlotte

2020-03-06T15:33:41-05:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, will host its second annual Jazz on the Harbor event on Saturday, April 4 to help meet a goal of providing one volunteer advocate for every youth in the child welfare system. Held on the banks of beautiful Charlotte Harbor, Jazz on the Harbor is a music, culinary [...]

Retired teachers still impacting education by volunteering at Guadalupe Center Resale Shop

2018-04-03T19:31:43-04:00April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Their time in the classroom might have ended, but a contingent of retired educators, many of whom relocated to Southwest Florida, are still finding a way to enhance learning for local school children. Guadalupe Resale Shop, an upscale thrift store in North Naples run by the Guadalupe Center, counts more than a dozen retired teachers [...]

Volunteer opportunities now available within Gulf Coast Village’s newly launched volunteer program

2017-07-17T16:43:27-04:00July 17th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Diana Nicol joins Gulf Coast Village as Life Enrichment Volunteer Coordinator Gulf Coast Village is pleased to announce the launch of a new volunteer program within its community, dedicated to enhancing the activity program for residents through volunteer engagement. The program is led by Diana Nicol, who recently joined the Gulf Coast Village team as Life [...]

Celebrate Life Summer Social to honor cancer survivorship June 3

2016-11-08T14:59:16-05:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council will host the Celebrate Life Summer Social to honor survivors of all types of cancer from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 3 at the Laishley Pavilion, located at 98 Nesbit St. in Punta Gorda. The event will feature live music performed by Bandana, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida welcomes Karl Williams as Chairman of volunteers

2016-11-08T14:59:24-05:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has appointed long-time volunteer and retired business executive Karl Williams to lead its volunteer services division, leading the more than 600 volunteers that support the mission and operations of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. A retired General Electric executive, Williams relocated to Naples, Florida in 2008.  During his 35-year career [...]

Bonita Springs Middle School students experience ‘JA in a Day’ program with Regions Bank

2016-11-08T14:59:55-05:00June 26th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Regions Bank helps students understand the economics of success A group of volunteers from Regions Bank visited Bonita Springs Middle School in Bonita Springs to host a “JA in a Day” program for eighth-grade students on Thursday, May 28. The half-day program focused on financial literacy and the Regions Bank staff used their expertise to [...]

Junior Achievement honors volunteers and teachers

2016-11-08T15:00:33-05:00May 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida held its annual volunteer and teacher appreciation event to honor local volunteers and teachers for their dedication to JA’s three teaching pillars of work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. During the 2012-13 school year, Junior Achievement recruited more than 400 volunteers who taught in more than 500 classes in Southwest Florida. [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn appointed to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida board of directors

2016-11-08T15:00:33-05:00May 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn has been elected to the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Inc. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida provides in-school and after-school programs for students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties that focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship [...]

Lee County Homeless Coalition releases 2013 homeless census

2016-11-08T15:00:33-05:00May 17th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Based on a census conducted on the evening of January 25, 2013, the Lee County Homeless Coalition identified 848 sheltered and unsheltered homeless individuals and families in Lee County. Of the total, 193 were considered to be chronically homeless, defined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as an unaccompanied homeless individual with [...]

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