Event reminder: Burroughs Home & Gardens to host bridal exposé Nov. 11 – “Brunch on the River” – comprehensive wedding planner

The Burroughs Home & Gardens is taking reservations and finalizing plans for its inaugural “Brunch on the River: An Inspirational Bridal Exposé” to be held on November 11, 2018 to showcase the venue’s expansive waterfront views, alongside a comprehensive array of wedding professionals and services. The strolling tour will introduce engaged couples to the grandeur [ Read more → ]

Uncommon Friends Foundation announces Business Ethics Award finalists

The Uncommon Friends Foundation is pleased to announce the finalists for its 2018 Business Ethics Award. The finalists are Chris-Tel Construction, PBS Contractors and Priority Marketing. As part of the final judging, finalists and area business leaders will jointly participate at the 13th Annual Ethical Leadership Conference on October 23 hosted by the Lutgert College [ Read more → ]

Burroughs Home & Gardens to host “Brunch on the River – an Inspirational Bridal Exposé” on Nov 11

The Burroughs Home & Gardens is taking reservations and finalizing plans for its inaugural “Brunch on the River: an Inspirational Bridal Exposé” to be held on November 11, 2018 to showcase the venue’s expansive waterfront views, alongside an array of over 45 wedding professionals and services. The strolling tour will introduce engaged couples to the [ Read more → ]

Last Call for Business Ethics Award Nominations

The Uncommon Friends Foundation is closing nominations for its 2018 Business Ethics Award on September 1. Finalists will be announced in advance and honored at a special business ethics luncheon hosted by Florida Gulf Coast University’s Lutgert School of Business and the Uncommon Friends Foundation on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. The recipient of the Business [ Read more → ]

Fort Myers Woman’s Community Club presents check for $26,970 to Uncommon Friends Foundation

Holiday House Chair Tracy McGee of the Fort Myers Woman’s Community Club recently presented a check for $26,970 to Executive Director Jennifer Nelson of the Uncommon Friends Foundation from its 61st Annual Holiday House. As every year, the historic Burroughs and Langford-Kingston homes at 2505 and 2500 First Street are decorated in miles of ribbon, [ Read more → ]

Save the Date for 2018 Uncommon Evening – November 8, 2018 – 25th Anniversary of Uncommon Friends Foundation

The Uncommon Friends Foundation (UFF) is pleased to announce its 2018 Uncommon Evening annual gala is set for Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens at 2505 First Street in downtown Fort Myers. The theme of “Reflections on the River” will celebrate the Uncommon Friends Foundation’s [ Read more → ]

Girls Going Places celebrates women with Uncommon Friends Foundation

Wisdom becomes powerful when it is shared. Accomplished female entrepreneurs will be honored for imparting the lessons they’ve learned to young women in their organizations at Celebrating Women, a night of acclaim put together by Fort Myers-based financial independence organization Girls Going Places. Mentors and their guests will gather Thursday, April 12 from 5-7 p.m. [ Read more → ]

2018 Uncommon Evening scheduled for November 8, 2018

The Uncommon Friends Foundation will hold its 2018 Uncommon Evening annual gala on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from sunset at 6 to 9 p.m. at the waterfront pavilion at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens in downtown Fort Myers. The “Reflections on the River” theme will celebrate the Foundation’s 25th anniversary with a special program [ Read more → ]