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Lipman Family Farms to host inspirational event for Immokalee students

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Lipman Family Farms to host inspirational event for Immokalee students

Success is the result of hard work, persistence and courage. These are three fundamental qualities Juanita Martinez, program director at the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County, hopes to instill in the minds of Immokalee high school students. Martinez will be one of the speakers at “The End Game,” a discussion hosted by Lipman Family Farms on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Immokalee High School auditorium on 701 Immokalee Drive. The event aims to educate Immokalee juniors and seniors on the evolving definition of success, the...

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Cape Coral Community Foundation announces finalists for ENPY awards

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Cape Coral Community Foundation announces finalists for ENPY awards

The Cape Coral Community Foundation is pleased to announce 30 named finalists for the second annual Excellence in Nonprofit Performance Yearly Awards, also known as the ENPYs. The finest nonprofit organizations, leaders, volunteers, staff and business partners in Southwest Florida will be recognized at the awards luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Bell Tower at 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers, with a winner named in 10 categories. A panel of impartial non-local judges selected three finalists from...

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Dress for Success SW Florida reschedules Entrepreneurial Spirit Program

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Dress for Success SW Florida reschedules Entrepreneurial Spirit Program

Local entrepreneurs will not just stand for the success of other women in business, they will insist on it. Nickole Hendra, Executive Director of Dress for Success SW Florida, is pleased to offer the Entrepreneurial Spirit Program (E$P) to provide future women business owners with the tools and support they need to succeed in their career. The event, which was originally scheduled to take place in August, has been rescheduled to be held on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A. at 8961...

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Tickets on sale for Hope Clubhouse’s annual mental health luncheon

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Tickets on sale for Hope Clubhouse’s annual mental health luncheon

Where there is hope, there is a path to success. Fort Myers attorney Sawyer C. Smith will help deliver that message as the keynote speaker at the upcoming Hope Clubhouse Annual Mental Health Luncheon. The event will take place on Monday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theater on 1380 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. With the theme of “Faces of Hope at Work,” the luncheon will shine a light on the newly launched Hope Works LLC, a work placement initiative that connects employers to Hope Clubhouse members who provide...

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Taco lovers rejoice: Thursdays were made for you at Gather

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Taco lovers rejoice: Thursdays were made for you at Gather

Taco Tuesday is so yesterday. The real treat is now Authentic Taco Thursday at Gather, Cape Coral’s newest premier waterfront dining spot. Every Thursday starting at 3 p.m., tacos are just $3 and margaritas are $5. Better yet, there’s a way to score a free taco. Just take a picture of your Gather taco, post it to Facebook and tag Gather. That’s just part of the September excitement at the restaurant on 5971 Silver King Blvd., right at the front of Tarpon Point Marina. Gather brings music to your ears every Saturday from 7-10 p.m. Live music...

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D.R. Horton Southwest Florida breaks ground at Seasons

Posted by on Sep 12, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

D.R. Horton Southwest Florida breaks ground at Seasons

 D.R. Horton Southwest Florida is pleased to announce it has begun construction on stylish homes surrounded by a host of amenities designed to put the best of coastal living within reach. D.R. Horton Southwest Florida leadership put shovels in the ground on Wednesday, Sept. 5 to celebrate the beginning of construction on three model homes and a sales center at Seasons in Bonita Springs. Seasons is scheduled to open this fall and will offer a wide variety of single-family home designs, with living spaces ranging from approximately 1,500 to...

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Property with a Purpose to benefit SWFL nonprofits

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Property with a Purpose to benefit SWFL nonprofits

Two Southwest Florida nonprofits will have a home for their events on the house. Top Rocker Events at Six Bends™ is launching Property with a Purpose as part of Scott Fischer Enterprises to give two nonprofits the use of either Top Rocker Field or Thunder Plaza for free this season. “We want to make Six Bends the home for events the community loves, and we want to give back to the community that has supported us for over 30 years,” said Scott Fischer, CEO of Scott Fischer Enterprises and Top Rocker Events. “The vision behind Property...

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Seminars show businesses how to get discovered by the media

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Seminars show businesses how to get discovered by the media

It’s publicity made simple for Southwest Florida businesses. More than $20,000 worth of commercial time, ad placement and other prizes will be given away at the Above Board Chamber of Florida’s upcoming “How to Get Discovered by the Media” luncheons. Only chamber members are eligible to receive the prizes, but the chamber is discounting membership by $25 until Sept. 13. Existing members who recruit new businesses into the chamber by the end of the luncheons receive extra chances to win. During the meetings, prominent local media and public...

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Lee County Tax Collector gives Gifts of HOPE

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Lee County Tax Collector gives Gifts of HOPE

It doesn’t take much to inspire hope. Manager Toya Felston and her staff in the downtown Fort Myers office of the Lee County Tax Collector have taken that to heart with their Gifts of HOPE service project, which helps those less fortunate with some of life’s necessities. Homeless people who have visited the 2480 Thompson St. location to receive state-issued ID cards have been given bags full of items to help them take care of basic hygiene. Staff members collect and bag the items, and they’ve distributed 49 bags since the project began in...

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Azul Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa supports education, giving

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Azul Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa supports education, giving

Dr. Patrick Flaharty and his team at Azul Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa are dedicated to the continuing education of eye care professionals and giving back to community members in need. Returning for the third year in a row as a major sponsor of the nationally known Southwest Florida Optometric Association’s (SWFOA) 38th Annual Educational Retreat, Azul supports education and charitable efforts focused on vision care and eye health. Azul staff met with hundreds of participants to discuss cosmetic and medical issues related to eye care....

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