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A. Vernon Allen Builder (AVA) will collaborate with Florida Gulf Coast University as it launches its new construction management program. AVA’s owners Ryan Benson and Andy Bringardner will serve as adjunct instructors for the new program, lecturing on...
The LCEC board of trustees has approved a $14.6 million 2018 equity allocation. In addition, an $11.9 million equity retirement was approved, putting those funds back in the pockets of active and inactive electric cooperative members. This amount includes an...
GATES Construction has completed the construction of a new wellness center at Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club. Located along the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, the project consisted of a complete demolition of the existing fitness center...
Hope Healthcare President and CEO Samira K. Beckwith was named Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers Florida Southwest Unit. Beckwith was recognized for her achievement in social work, palliative care and service to her community locally and...
Chris-Tel Construction has received the Sunshine State Safety Award from USF SafetyFlorida. The award is for Segment 2 of the Estero Boulevard Improvements project on Fort Myers Beach. The multi-segment infrastructure project, being done for Lee County DOT,...
Greg Blurton has joined Edison National Bank in a newly created senior management position as vice president, commercial lending and business development. Blurton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Hodges University and is a graduate...
Melanie Holaway has been named GLAD Kids director of early childhood education. Holaway’s experience includes leadership roles in the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida, Edison State College (now Florida SouthWestern State College) Preschool and Lee Health’s Child Development...
A panel of behavioral health experts will explore the impact of cultural beliefs and practices on mental health and substance abuse treatment at the third annual “Shattering the Stigma” luncheon, held at 11:30 a.m. May 20 at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers. Registration will...
The Women’s Foundation of Collier County is a fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County. They will be awarding a grant of $50,000 to a nonprofit in Collier County to directly address senior women’s mental health or senior women’s isolation....
SCORE Southwest Florida honored volunteer business experts who offer free mentoring to local small business owners and entrepreneurs making an impact. The following experts (listed below) were honored during SCORE Southwest Florida's Annual Awards Luncheon on Monday, March 18. Client Awards