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Seminars to cover businesses built to last, disaster prep

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Seminars to cover businesses built to last, disaster prep

Get in, get out and be safe. A pair of Above Board Chamber of Florida panel discussions will address the creation of enduring business models, exit strategies and disaster preparedness. Michael Wynn, board chair and president of Sunshine Ace Hardware, will serve as master of ceremonies for the first seminar, leading a panel who will share wisdom on girding businesses for natural disasters. The panelists will be Brandie Packard Dickerson, vice president of Tri-Town Construction LLC; John Ingoglia, vice president of operations for Jarvis...

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New model on display at Wildwood Preserve this Saturday

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

New model on display at Wildwood Preserve this Saturday

Homebuyers have a can’t-miss opportunity to check out a brand new destination for affordably priced new homes. D.R. Horton Southwest Florida is celebrating the grand opening of the Cali model in the new Express Homes community of Wildwood Preserve this Saturday, April 21, from noon to 2 p.m. Five quick move-in opportunities exist with the 1,828-square-foot Cali floor plan, available from the high $200s. It features three bedrooms, two baths and a two-car garage, plus a den that can be utilized as a fourth bedroom. The owner’s suite includes a...

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Female SWFL students to get expert financial guidance

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

Female SWFL students to get expert financial guidance

Empowerment begins early. That’s why the Alliance Financial Group is presenting the Girls Going Places® Entrepreneurship Conference again this year to link girls in Southwest Florida middle and high schools with prominent female business owners and professionals. The final day to register is this Friday, April 20. The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 at the Florida Gulf Coast University Cohen Center. “This is about teaching young girls how to take control of their financial futures through entrepreneurship,”...

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Miller to present marketing strategies to Goodwill MicroEnterprise students

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

Miller to present marketing strategies to Goodwill MicroEnterprise students

The gift of knowledge is the highest gift in the world. Jaimie Miller, APR, marketing director at CONRIC PR & Marketing, looks to gift Goodwill’s MicroEnterprise students with marketing knowledge during their training class in Cape Coral on June 4. Goodwill’s MicroEnterprise program provides aspiring small business owners with the skills they need to succeed as entrepreneurs and become more independent. The program is designed to help individuals with low to moderate income levels and other disadvantages to start or stabilize their...

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Collier’s Reserve leadership recognized as among world’s best

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Collier’s Reserve leadership recognized as among world’s best

A commitment to excellence starts at the top. The leadership of Collier’s Reserve Country Club is drawing worldwide recognition for the vision and standards that create the ultimate in member satisfaction. Past President Judith Stant was named one of BoardRoom magazine’s 20 most outstanding private club presidents for 2017. Stant is the only woman on the list, which includes club presidents from as far away as South Africa and New Zealand. She is just the third Collier’s Reserve president ever to serve two terms, the last of which concluded...

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New model home grand opening at Venetian Pointe this Saturday

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

New model home grand opening at Venetian Pointe this Saturday

South Fort Myers homebuyers are in for something special. D.R. Horton of Southwest Florida is celebrating the end of high season and the debut of a gorgeous new model home in the community of Venetian Pointe, with a grand opening event this Saturday, April 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. The brand new Clifton model showcases the luxurious, well-appointed two-bedroom, two-bath floor plan spreading over 1,816 square feet. Priced from the low-$300s, the Clifton features a two-car garage and an owner’s suite that includes two walk-in closets and a bathroom...

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Kids Tag Art raises over $40,000 for Lee County schools

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Kids Tag Art raises over $40,000 for Lee County schools

It’s more than just a way to beautify Florida’s roads. Kids Tag Art, a partnership between the Lee County Tax Collector and the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, collected over $40,000 this year for art programs at 49 participating schools. The program gave more than 5,600 Lee County fifth-graders the opportunity to create a design for front-end decorative license plates to be sold on leetc.com, the Lee County Tax Collector’s official website. Students were encouraged to come up with designs that fit with a “Reach for the Stars”...

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New designs available for homebuyers in Naples Reserve

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

New designs available for homebuyers in Naples Reserve

Two new floor plans in a prime south Naples community now await homebuyers. The Kaden and Abbey home designs showcase the best of the Savannah Lakes neighborhood at Naples Reserve, part of D.R. Horton Southwest Florida’s line of magnificent signature homes. Priced from the mid-$400s, these new floor plans feature three bedrooms and ample space for entertaining both indoors and out. The 2,214-square-foot Kaden plan features two full baths, a two-car garage and plentiful indoor storage space. The Abbey spreads over 2,344 square feet and offers...

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Seminars aim to improve business ethics

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Seminars aim to improve business ethics

Right and wrong are not always easy to define. Business leaders encounter challenging ethical dilemmas on a daily basis. The Above Board Chamber of Florida is conducting a pair of Ethics in Business seminars designed to help owners, managers and decision makers at every level operate with greater confidence and peace of mind. Dawn-Marie Driscoll, emeritus executive fellow at the Hoffman Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, will serve as master of ceremonies for the Ethics in Business discussion set...

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Bonnie Blair to speak at Rotary of Fort Myers South Scholar-Athlete Awards

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in In The News | 0 comments

Bonnie Blair to speak at Rotary of Fort Myers South Scholar-Athlete Awards

Winter Olympic legend Bonnie Blair will be a part of the festivities this year as the Rotary Club of Fort Myers South announces scholarship recipients and other award winners at its 32nd annual Scholar-Athlete Awards banquet. The ceremony will run from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16 at the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower Shops hotel. The scholarship program recognizes top athletes from area high schools based on athletic and academic achievement, along with strength of character. Blair, a six-time Olympic medalist speed skater, will...

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