It’s that time of year!

With the holidays fast approaching, now is the time we all start thinking about decluttering, organizing and cleaning our home. This can be an overwhelming thought. Decluttering is 70% mental and 30% physical. Organizing is 50% mental and 50% physical Cleaning is 100% physical You should first declutter your home followed by cleaning and lastly [ Read more → ]

Gather to open at Tarpon Point in early October

Building on the phenomenal success they have brought to Cape Harbour Marina, the people behind Fathoms Restaurant & Bar and The French Press are set to launch a new dining concept at beautiful Tarpon Point Marina. Offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, a full bar and picnic lunches for boaters, Gather is expected to open in early [ Read more → ]

Minaya Learning Global Solutions launches national Learning Strategy Practice

Along every step of their workforce development road maps, senior-level leaders of Fortune 500 companies and large organizations now enjoy the partnership of the proven Southwest Florida-based learning and development professionals at Minaya Learning Global Solutions LLC, which has launched its new national Learning Strategy Practice. Minaya Learning Global Solutions serves the needs of enterprise [ Read more → ]

Registration opens for second annual Par-Tee for Tots at West Bay Club

Join Brown & Brown to hit with the pros on the beautiful greens of the exclusive West Bay Club in Estero on Friday, Sept. 15 for the second annual Par-Tee for Tots to benefit Child Care of Southwest Florida. Register to golf alongside PGA players Nolan Henke and George McNeill at and take advantage [ Read more → ]

Lake Michigan Credit Union announces acquisition of Encore Bank of Naples, Fla.

Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU), headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Encore Bank, headquartered in Naples, Fla. The combined entity will have approximately $5.6 billion in assets, over $9 billion in serviced mortgages, with ten branches in Florida and over 40 in Michigan. “We are delighted that Encore Bank [ Read more → ]

Crush childhood hunger at the SWFL Hunger Games at Top Rocker Field

In an effort to crush childhood hunger, Top Rocker Events will present its inaugural SWFL Hunger Games 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 at Top Rocker Field in Fort Myers. Part of the Morgan & Morgan Signature Series, the event raises awareness and funds for the mission of Blessings in a Backpack [ Read more → ]

Florida Public Relations Association Southwest Florida Chapter removing humans from the process of ad buying

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Southwest Florida Chapter will present a workshop regarding Programmatic Digital Advertising on Tuesday, July 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Edison Restaurant, 3583 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. The luncheon features Krista Cartee, APR, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for TargetonStar, a national digital advertising company. [ Read more → ]

Minaya Learning Global Solutions celebrates a decade of worldwide service

Southwest Florida-based Minaya Learning Global Solutions will hold an open house to celebrate 10 years in service to organizations worldwide from 4:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18 at 4645 SE 11th Place in Cape Coral. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will perform a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate a newly expanded office space that [ Read more → ]

Trish Robertson earns professional public relations accreditation

The Florida Public Relations Association Southwest Florida Chapter is pleased to announce that member Trish Robertson, APR, recently earned professional public relations accreditation, and received the designation of Accredited in Public Relations (APR). Robertson joins the more than 4,300 active public relations professionals worldwide who represent an elite group of highly skilled professionals committed to [ Read more → ]

New Saturday Programs at IMAG History & Science Center

IMAG History & Science Center recently began offering “Science Saturday” and “History Saturday” monthly on the first and third Saturdays respectively. Interactive activities occur in designated stations throughout the center between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and are included with admission. So far science activities have included earth and space science demonstrations exploring gravity and [ Read more → ]