World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th in Collier County

Living on the Paradise Coast, one might wonder if something like elder abuse touches our community. The National Council on Aging estimates that one in ten Americans ages 60 and over have experienced abuse falling into two major categories — neglect or exploitation. The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) reports having conducted 570 [ Read more → ]

Preferred Travel of Naples held Insight Vacations’ Solo Traveler Talk

Preferred Travel of Naples held an Insight Vacations’ Solo Traveler talk recently at Total Wine & More in Estero. Guests enjoyed a wine tasting that included four different wine selections. The tasting was followed by a special travel presentation by Michelle Suker, District Sales Manager of Insight Vacations. Suker discussed solo travelling opportunities and European [ Read more → ]

GOLISANO FOUNDATION GRANTS $300K TO EXPAND BEST BUDDIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

Fort Myers, FL, May 7, 2018 — Best Buddies International, a nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is excited to announce a generous grant from the Golisano Foundation [ Read more → ]

Hodges University and BB&T to Provide Financial Literacy to SWFL Community May 30

Hodges University is pleased to announce the BB&T Bank Bus will be returning to the Fort Myers campus for the second year in a row to provide community residents with valuable information regarding financial literacy and financial planning. “We are excited to bring the BB&T Bank Bus back to Hodges University. This is a great [ Read more → ]

KGT Remodeling held “Wine, Design & Location” Event

KGT Remodeling held a “Wine, Design & Location” event for home owners and real estate professionals. The special event had nearly 50 people in attendance and was held on June 7 at Clive Daniel Home in Naples. Guests enjoyed wine, appetizers, and networking with local experts who discussed design, remodeling, funding and insurance processes that [ Read more → ]

Leadership Coalition on Aging to host “Senior Housing and How to Pay for It” – July 12

The Leadership Coalition on Aging (LCA) will be hosting the second session of their three-part educational series on senior empowerment on Thursday, July 12 from 1 to 3 pm at Bradford Square located at 3255 Vanderbilt Beach Road in Naples. This session is being held to educate community seniors on “Senior Housing and How to [ Read more → ]

Oasis Senior Advisors names Sharon Cupach VP of Franchise Development

Sharon Cupach believes a shared vision is the cornerstone of success. Her confidence in the goals and leadership behind Bonita Springs, Florida-based Oasis Senior Advisors has played a key role in the franchisor’s rapid growth, and her recent promotion to Vice President of Franchise Development reflects the company’s commitment to helping people find the right [ Read more → ]

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner Support BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE®

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured is proud to affiliate and support the City of Palms chapter of BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE® (B.A.C.A.®), who volunteer their time and effort to empower children at their most difficult hour. “It’s a shame that it’s needed, but it is,” the City of Palms B.A.C.A.® chapter [ Read more → ]

Preferred Travel of Naples to host Abercrombie & Kent ‘Meet the Experts’ Open House – June 11

Preferred Travel of Naples will host an Abercrombie & Kent Open House event on Monday, June 11 from 4 to 7 pm at Preferred Travel of Naples, located at 801 Laurel Oak Drive in Naples. The event is free and open to those interested in travel adventures. Guests will enjoy refreshments and a meet and [ Read more → ]

CEO of Bonita Springs franchisor earns Hall of Fame nod

Strong leadership and a commitment to partnership will take you far in the franchising business. Tim Evankovich, founder and CEO of Bonita Springs-based Oasis Senior Advisors, was recently inducted into The Cleaning Authority Hall of Fame for his stewardship of the company’s remarkable growth during his time as president. Evankovich and former business partner Steve [ Read more → ]