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Women in Business to explore volunteer opportunities in Southwest Florida at April 7 networking event

2021-03-25T13:23:44-04:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will offer valuable insight on volunteer opportunities with area nonprofit organizations during its networking event on Wednesday, April 7. Welcoming 11 nonprofits from across Southwest Florida, this month’s Women in Business program will showcase opportunities to volunteer within each organization. Participating nonprofits include Alliance [...]

Women in Business to host Sweethearts and Scholarships Feb. 3

2021-01-25T09:54:35-05:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fundraiser to support scholarships for non-traditional students The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host its annual “Sweethearts and Scholarships Wine & Dessert Auction” fundraiser from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a chance drawing for a variety of wine, [...]

Women in Business’ Nov. 4 virtual program to discuss how to turn a passion into a career

2020-11-03T11:01:52-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host a virtual program on “Transitioning Your Passion or Hobby into Your Career” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Attendees will hear from three local business and nonprofit leaders who have turned their passions into their professions. Speakers include Alison Hussey of [...]

Women in Business moves APEX Awards to April 30, 2021

2020-10-15T10:24:07-04:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee has announced a new date for its APEX Awards. The ceremony will now be held on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village in Cape Coral. The annual APEX Awards recognizes outstanding women in the [...]

Women in Business’ Oct. 7 virtual program to spotlight female entrepreneurs

2020-10-02T16:36:30-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host a virtual program at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, highlighting the challenges and opportunities of women-owned and -operated businesses. Attendees will hear from a panel of four female entrepreneurs who will discuss their experiences building their businesses. Speakers include Suzanne Boy, [...]

Women in Business to discuss career resources during Aug. 5 virtual program

2020-07-28T11:05:44-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host a virtual program at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5, highlighting solutions and resources for job searching and career development in the current climate. The program will be led by Janeth Castrejon, communications manager for CareerSource Southwest Florida, and Nadine Kramarz, reference [...]

Women in Business announces new date for 2020 APEX Awards

2020-05-14T10:27:02-04:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business committee has announced a new date for its 2020 APEX Awards, which will now be held on Friday, Nov. 13 at The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village in Cape Coral. The annual APEX Awards recognizes outstanding women in the Greater Fort Myers community [...]

Women in Business opens nominations for 2020 APEX Awards

2020-01-28T14:53:58-05:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Nominations for 15th annual event to close April 17 The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business committee is seeking nominations for its 2020 APEX Awards, an annual awards event that recognizes outstanding women in the Greater Fort Myers community who excel in the areas of professionalism, philanthropy and leadership. Nominations for the [...]

Women in Business to highlight personal safety, active shooter training at Jan. 8 networking event

2020-01-03T13:02:44-05:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host its January networking meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at Zoomers, 17455 Summerlin Road in Fort Myers. This month’s topic will cover personal safety and awareness when in public locations. Attendees of the January Women in Business program [...]

Women in Business kicks off the giving season at Nov. 6 networking session

2019-10-29T12:44:07-04:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host its November networking meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at IBERIABANK, located at 9101 College Pointe Court in Fort Myers. Attendees of the November Women in Business program will have the opportunity to network and attend the Women [...]

Kelly L. Fayer awarded Women in Business’ APEX Award

2019-08-21T09:08:31-04:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Kelly L. Fayer was named 2019 APEX Awards recipient at the annual event of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee. The APEX Awards recognize local women with outstanding reputations for professionalism, philanthropy and leadership. The 14th annual APEX Awards were held Aug. 16 in Cape Coral. Presented by Sanibel Captiva [...]

Women in Business event on Aug. 7 to focus on branding and marketing

2019-07-30T20:11:50-04:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Branding and marketing will be the focus of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee networking event on Aug. 7. Talisha Faber, assistant vice president and client relationship manager with IBERIABANK, and Patricia Crump, brand architect at Spiro & Associates, will offer strategies to help attendees stand out in the marketplace [...]

Women in Business names finalists for 2019 APEX Awards

2019-06-06T14:42:33-04:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee has named the top five finalists for its 14th annual APEX Awards, recently announced during the committee’s monthly networking program on June 5. The five finalists are Kathleen O. Berkey, shareholder attorney and certified land planner, Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.; Kelly L. Fayer, attorney, [...]

Women in Business to name Apex Award finalists at June 5 networking event

2019-05-21T16:06:00-04:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will reveal the top five finalists for its 14th annual Apex Awards during its June 5 networking meeting. The Apex Awards recognize local women with outstanding reputations for professionalism, philanthropy and leadership. Five finalists will be honored and all nominees recognized during an evening [...]

Women in Business to highlight keys to successful mentoring at May 1 networking event

2019-04-24T09:18:22-04:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host its May networking meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1 at Florida Repertory Theatre, 2267 First St. in Fort Myers. Attendees of the May program will have the opportunity to learn the keys to successful mentoring during a panel [...]

Women in Business to highlight financial life cycles at April 3 networking event

2019-03-22T23:13:47-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host its April networking meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at Hodges University in Fort Myers. The April program will focus on financial life cycles, featuring informative discussion on estate planning, retirement planning, insurance planning, financial awareness and goal [...]

Women in Business seeks nominations for 2019 Apex Awards

2019-02-01T00:15:42-05:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank named title sponsor of 14th annual event The Women in Business committee of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 2019 Apex Awards. Nominations can be submitted through Friday, March 1 at www.fortmyers.org/events/apex-awards. Presented by Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, the annual Apex Awards event is an [...]

Attorney and Certified Land Planner, Kathleen Oppenheimer Berkey, selected as a “Top-Idea Maven” by The Woman’s Advantage®

2016-11-08T14:58:57-05:00November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Discussions, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Advice featured in 2017 Woman’s Advantage® Calendar Kathleen Oppenheimer Berkey, Esq., AICP, a land use, zoning and local government attorney and certified land planner at Pavese Law Firm in Fort Myers, was selected from over 5,000 submissions to be featured in The 2017 Woman’s Advantage® Shared Wisdom Calendar. The calendar provides advice for women business [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn recognized by Women in Business as Apex Award finalist

2016-11-08T14:59:09-05:00July 19th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm Partner Christina Harris Schwinn was recently honored as an Apex Award nominee by the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Women in Business committee. The Apex Award salutes women in Lee County who excel in professional achievement, community service, mentoring and leadership. Schwinn is active in numerous community organizations, and serves on [...]

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