Every month, Priority Marketing clients and partners host a wide range of events, seminars and activities. Check out the list of client events in November 2021. 

FEATURED EVENT 

Client Events - Toys for Tots collectionThrough Dec. 15: Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. offices are collecting toys to be distributed by the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation. This is the 15th consecutive year that the law firm has collected toys, which will be distributed to approved local social welfare agencies, church groups and other organizations. 

 Toy donations can be dropped off at any of the firm’s five locations: Fort Myers (1515 Broadway St.), Cape Coral (461 Del Prado Blvd.), Naples (2590 Northbrooke Plaza Drive, Suite 105), Lehigh Acres (4802 Lee Blvd.) and Port Charlotte (2602 Tamiami Trail). 

 LINK: Toys for Tots 

ADDITIONAL EVENTS 

Nov. 1-19: Community Cooperative’s Annual Full Plates Project to help neighbors in need this season to ensure no plates are empty this Thanksgiving. Donate food or money to sponsor a family this season. LINK: Full Plates Project 

Nov. 3: Gulf Coast Village is welcoming visitors for its Power of Gratitude Lunch, an event that allows participants to count their blessings. Pastor Cheryl Leftwich will lead the discussion. Attendees will receive a free gratitude journal in addition to lunch. RSVPs are required. LINK: Power of Gratitude Lunch 

Nov. 3: The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will offer valuable insight on local pet adoptions during its adoption awareness networking event, which will showcase Gulf Coast Humane Society and its more than 70 years of animal welfare efforts in Southwest Florida. LINK: Women in Business 

Nov. 3 & 17: Community Cooperative offers two free mobile food pantries monthly for veterans and their families at the Lee VA Medical Center in Cape Coral. LINK: Mobile Food Pantries 

Nov. 5, 12 & 30: Senior Choice at Home will introduce seniors to an innovative, member-based program for independent, healthy older adults that provides a lifelong commitment to care, asset protection and the ability to receive individualized care coordination, all from the comforts of their own home. LINK: Dine & Discover 

Nov. 6: The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County’s 18th Annual FORE-the-Kids Golf Tournament includes championship golf, a cocktail party, live and silent auctions, awards ceremony, music and more. Proceeds support the Club’s six core program areas: education, career development, character and leadership, health and wellness, the arts, and sports and recreation. LINK: FORE-the-Kids 

Nov. 7: The Catholic-Jewish Dialogue of Collier County and Jewish Federation of Greater Naples invites the community to its annual Kristallnacht Commemorative Service, a free virtual event that recounts the attacks on Jewish communities throughout Germany in 1938. LINK: Kristallnacht 

Nov. 7: Bonita Springs residents can get free admission with proof of residency to the Everglades Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs, and on the first Sunday of each month. LINK: It’s Your Wonder Gardens 

Nov. 8-12: All classes at Vibe Yoga in Fort Myers are free for service members and first responders. LINK: Veterans Support 

Nov. 9: Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will host a networking program that educates attendees with a nonpartisan, pre-session legislation update. Reps. Spencer Roach and Jenna Persons-Mulicka will discuss a variety of topics coming into focus in the upcoming legislative session. LINK: Leadership NEXT  

Nov. 9: Shangri-La Springs is enhancing the flavors and scents of fall with monthly educational garden tours and tea. Events include the tour, tea and light bites, as well as discussions about tea plants growing in the historic property’s organic garden. LINK: Garden Tea Party 

Nov. 9-March 17: The Jewish Federation of Greater Naples has announced its 7th Annual Jewish Book Festival, which includes in-person and virtual events from Nov. 9 to March 17. Events will feature discussions with 17 authors. LINK: Book Festival 

Nov. 10: Drivers 55 and older can attend AAA’s Defensive Driver Course at Gulf Coast Village. The class covers tips and techniques to drive defensively, and safely, in a variety of situations. LINK: Defensive Driving 

Nov. 11: Priority Marketing is hosting early risers for the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s free Business Before Breakfast event, which will feature light refreshments, networking and opportunities to meet the firm’s marketing professionals. LINK: Business Before Breakfast 

Nov. 11: Gulf Coast Village is honoring those who have served on Veterans Day by providing all veterans with a drive-through lunch and a special gift in recognition of their service. RSVPs are required. LINK: Power of Gratitude – Veterans 

Nov. 11: Vibe Yoga is offering “Poses and Pledges,” a 30-minute yoga flow virtual and in-person class to support veterans through Warriors at Ease, a trauma-informed yoga program for first responders, the military and anyone who has suffered trauma. LINK: Registration LINK: Warriors at Ease 

Nov. 12: The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee will host its APEX Awards luncheon to recognize women with outstanding reputations for professionalism, philanthropy and leadership in Southwest Florida. LINK: APEX Awards 

Nov. 12: Senior Choice at Home and Gulf Coast Village are co-hosting Dine and Discover at Heron’s Glen, where attendees will learn about Life Plan Retirement Options that offer a full continuum of care and peace of mind. LINK: Dine and Discover 

Nov. 15: Everglades Wonder Gardens returns to regular hours today, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. LINK: New Hours 

Nov. 15-Dec. 23: Norman Love Confections’ much-anticipated 2021 Holiday Collection features a festive selection of velvety, rich artisan chocolates inspired by the whimsical charm of a white Christmas paired perfectly with toasty, seasonal treats. This year, Norman Love Confections has captured all the nostalgic and comforting flavors of holidays past to offer a memorable assortment, expertly crafted for making new special memories with loved ones. LINK: Holiday Collection 

Nov. 16: Better Together will host a job fair in Fort Myers that offers resources and services to job seekers, as well as on-the-spot interviews with a variety of employers in Southwest Florida. LINK: A Better Job Fair 

Nov. 16: Support local children by ordering Panda Express, which will donate 28% of proceeds from online and mobile app orders on Nov. 16 to Golisano Children’s Hospital through the Children’s Miracle Network. Just use the code CMN2021 when ordering. LINK: Panda Express Day 

Nov. 17: Local foodies have been joining the culinary team at Gulf Coast Village for taste-testing trips around the world, but this month they are visiting a familiar destination – the U.S. Sample regional cuisines and discover the recipe for a fulfilling lifestyle through the community’s International Cooking Series. LINK: Cooking around the World 

Nov. 18: Better Together is hosting Coffee and Conversations, a virtual event to learn more about the organization and its volunteer opportunities. The nonprofit’s focus is empowering people through better families and better jobs. LINK: Coffee and Conversations 

Nov. 18: Better Together has scheduled a virtual Better Families Volunteer Training session to learn about volunteer opportunities with the nonprofit, including those interested in becoming host families and volunteer coaches. LINK: Better Families 

Nov. 19: The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s November Luncheon will focus on growth and development. John Talmage, director of the Lee County Economic Development Office, will lead the discussion. LINK: Chamber Luncheon 

Nov. 22: Lee BIA Builders Care is a beneficiary of the 23rd annual Aubuchon Helping Hands for the Holidays event, which features food provided by local restaurants, a tree lighting ceremony and appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus. LINK: Helping Hands 

Nov. 29: The Jewish Federation of Greater Naples will host a free community-wide celebration of Chanukah that includes lighting the menorah, the Naples Klezmer Revival Band, balloon creations, crafts and Chanukah songs. Latkes and beverages will be available for purchase. LINK: Chanukah