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Above Board Chamber of Florida presents Collaboration Between Generations

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

Above Board Chamber of Florida presents Collaboration Between Generations

For its next luncheon meeting, Above Board Chamber of Florida presents “Collaboration Between Generations” from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Monday, July 10 at Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail North and Thursday, July 13 at Pelican Preserve, 9802 Pelican Preserve Blvd. in Fort Myers. Reservations are required at AboveBoardChamber.com.   Our expert panelists represent four distinct generations and will explore the characteristics of each, including its members’ distinct motivations, aversions, values and the strengths they bring to the marketplace....

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IMAG History & Science Center Hires a Philanthropic Development Professional as the New Director of Marketing and Development

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

IMAG History & Science Center Hires a Philanthropic Development Professional as the New Director of Marketing and Development

IMAG History & Science Center recently hired Kelly Palmer as director of marketing and development to help continue the momentum it has built, recently merging the Imaginarium Science Center and the Southwest Florida Museum of History. Palmer joins IMAG with a skill set that will serve the center well as it embarks on the next phase of its master plan, entailing a $15-million expansion project. With 20 years of experience as a philanthropic development professional, she has led campaigns that resulted in transformational advancements.   ...

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IMAG History & Science Center Hosts Open House Highlighting New Career Development Program, the STEM Explorer Post

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

IMAG History & Science Center Hosts Open House Highlighting New Career Development Program, the STEM Explorer Post

On Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m.-noon, IMAG will provide information about its new STEM Explorer Post, a career development program for young men and women from sixth grade to 20 years old. In collaboration with the nationwide program Exploring, IMAG is sponsoring an Explorer Post to engage those interested in learning about careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), as well as history, museum operations, and aquarium and animal care. The cost to join the program is $15 and includes an IMAG t-shirt. Participants who choose...

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Florida Public Relations Association Southwest Florida Chapter now offering digital media directory

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

Florida Public Relations Association Southwest Florida Chapter  now offering digital media directory

The Florida Public Relations Association Southwest Florida Chapter (FPRA SWFL) is now offering a digital version of the 2017 Media Directory containing over 200 print, TV and online contacts as well as contacts at chambers of commerce across the region. This is one of the Southwest Florida Chapter’s most valuable resources and it’s available now to non-members for just $199. The directory is free to chapter members. To become a new member please visit www.fpraswfl.org/about-us/membership. All the pertinent names, phone numbers, email...

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First garden bar ever to open in downtown Fort Myers

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

First garden bar ever to open in downtown Fort Myers

Richter Hospitality Concepts and Kearns Restaurant Group in partnership with Chef Jamie DeRosa today announce the opening of the Downtown Social House in the River District of Fort Myers. Set to open Wednesday, June 14th at 4pm in the historic blacksmith shop at the corner of Hendry Street & Bay Street, the Downtown Social House (or SoHo for short) is the first new bar to open in Downtown since 2012 and features craft cocktails, social & shareable food items and a large outdoor garden with seating for up to 100 guests. The...

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New Neighbor Link quickly expands to Naples market following initial launch

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

New Neighbor Link quickly expands to Naples market following initial launch

Following its recent launch in Lee County, New Neighbor Link will expand to the Naples area in the fall just in time for season. Identifying the desire for businesses to connect with new homeowners, Kathi Castricone and Kim Wheeler announced the launch of their company earlier this year. New Neighbor Link directly links companies to individuals in geo-targeted regions throughout Lee County. Strong immediate demand proves the service is a much-needed offering in the marketplace, given that new homeowners purchase more products and services in...

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United Mechanical brings engineering skills to Joseph H. Messina Children’s Center

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

United Mechanical brings engineering skills to Joseph H. Messina Children’s Center

United Mechanical, Inc., a Child Care of Southwest Florida corporate partner, recently returned to the Joseph H. Messina Children’s Center to launch “Helping Our Mini Engineers (HOME),” a brand-new STEM initiative to develop an understanding and appreciation for mechanical, electrical and plumbing concepts among preschool students. United Mechanical is a Fort Myers-based licensed contractor that provides heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) services. Its employees and their families first visited the early learning center in 2016...

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Joshua Savage joins CONRIC PR & Marketing as marketing account manager

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

Joshua Savage joins CONRIC PR & Marketing as marketing account manager

CONRIC PR & Marketing has added Joshua Savage to its award-winning team as marketing account manager. He brings experience in digital marketing, experiential marketing for national accounts such as Coca-Cola, advertising campaigns, customer service, business logistics and development. Savage focuses on social media strategy for CONRIC’s diverse client base, online content creation and optimization, e-newsletter production, analytic reporting, website development, project management, client relationship management, video production and...

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SPADA-thon sets another annual non-profit fundraising record

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

SPADA-thon sets another annual non-profit fundraising record

PACE Center for Girls, Lee, the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and Valerie’s House will benefit from another record-breaking SPADA-thon, which garnered $43,000 in proceeds with the annually anticipated pampering party. That amount represents a $10,000 increase over last year. Introduced shortly after July and Andrew Williams purchased Spada Salon & Day Spa in 2011, the event has consistently topped its previous year’s success. Held on Tuesday, May 23, SPADA-thon offered discounted salon services, music, unique...

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Red Wing Shoes returns to Fort Myers

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

Red Wing Shoes returns to Fort Myers

Red Wing Shoes, one of the most historic and beloved shoe brands in the country has returned to Fort Myers. The workhorse of work shoes, Red Wing recently opened at 11150 South Cleveland Avenue in Page Field Commons. Customers who shop at the Fort Myers location are greeted by a certified fit specialist who is trained to ensure customers get the best fit possible for both feet and work environment. Customers also receive complimentary boot checkups, cleaning and conditioning, along with replacement laces for the life of the Red Wing footwear....

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