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FGCU pledges to help RESTART SWFL, restore consumer confidence

May 22nd, 2020

Initiative aims to help businesses respond to COVID-19 impact Fort Myers, Fla. – May 19, 2020 – Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is launching RESTART SWFL, an initiative dedicated to helping businesses respond to the impact of COVID-19 on their operations, work force, vendors and customers. “We know that good health makes good business, so […]

Reopening guidelines: Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association

May 6th, 2020

The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association is working very hard on your behalf to help your through this difficult time with valuable resources and information.   The Governor’s Task Force to reopen Florida met this past week. Our FRLA team worked diligently with our partners at the National Restaurant Association and the American Hotel and Lodging […]

Reemployment Assistance – Work Search Waived

May 6th, 2020

A message from CareerSource Southwest Florida: Reemployment assistance benefits, formerly known as unemployment compensation provides temporary wage replacement benefits to qualified individuals who are out of work through no fault of their own.  You must file online using CONNECT or mail a paper application. Work registration and job search through Employ Florida have been waived for individuals filing […]

Immediate employment opportunities: CareerSource

May 6th, 2020

Find up-to-date employment opportunities in Southwest Florida here through CareerSource.

Vi at Bentley Village and its owner-operator, Vi, Partner with Global Hotel Brands to Provide Jobs for Displaced Workers in Hospitality Industry amid COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3rd, 2020

Naples, FL (March 30, 2020) – Vi, national developer, owner and operator of Naples-based Vi at Bentley Village and nine other senior living communities across the United States, has established partnerships with leading global hospitality companies Hilton and Hyatt to provide much needed jobs to workers at these corporations who have experienced layoffs or been furloughed as […]

MY Shower Door/D3 Glass manufactures glass protection shields

April 2nd, 2020

As all businesses are scrambling to provide safety and protection for their staff and their customers, MY Shower Door / D3 Glass is offering possible solutions, manufactured at their glass plant in Ft Myers. Bill Daubmann, President and Founder, of MY Shower Door / D3 Glass has announced that they are able to ramp up […]

Bonita Springs Web Design & Marketing Agency Celebrates 14th Anniversary

September 13th, 2019

Atilus, full-service web development and digital marketing firm, will be celebrating its 14-year anniversary on September 21, 2019. Atilus was founded in 2005 by owner and CEO Harry Casimir while he was still a student at Florida Gulf Coast University. Originally named “Unique ID Web Design,” the company was renamed “Atilus,” in 2007 after Casimir’s […]

MY Shower Door on the future of SWFL Manufacturing

September 5th, 2019

Manufacturing is SW Florida is a rarity because of a few challenges…location, workforce quality and quantity of work. In order to succeed in manufacturing, these challenges must be addressed and overcome.   Most SW Florida manufacturers provide goods for regional distribution where distribution can be accomplished with the company’s own fleet of delivery trucks or […]

MY Shower Door opens new HQ in Fort Myers

July 1st, 2019

On Monday June 24th, 2019 MY Shower Door opened the doors to their newly constructed North American Headquarters on Domestic Ave, off Alico Road in Ft Myers. This facility was constructed by Chris-Tel Construction of Ft Myers and is combined with their sister company D3 Glass. Lee County is now home to the newest glass […]

Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council rebrands as South Lee EDC

June 27th, 2019

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (June 24, 2019) – Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council has launched new branding that complements its name change to South Lee EDC. “This new brand aligns our identity and purpose to reflect our regional approach to addressing issues that affect south Lee County, from Bonita Springs and Estero to the Alico […]