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Mark Your Calendars! SWFL Inc.'s 2023 Events Announced
Mark Your Calendars! SWFL Inc.'s 2023 Events Announced

If you didn’t get to join in on the fun at SWFL Inc. in 2022, we hope you’ll attend our events and get to know our nearly 4,000 members in 2023. Here’s what you can look forward to in the new year… Continue Reading

11/28/2022


Better Together Distributes Thanksgiving Meals, Supplies to Families in Need
Better Together Distributes Thanksgiving Meals, Supplies to Families in Need

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to families and children, helped make the Thanksgiving holiday brighter by distributing Thanksgiving meals and supplies to over 100 local families recovering from Hurricane Ian. Continue Reading

11/23/2022


Disaster Recovery Centers Close for Thanksgiving Holiday
Disaster Recovery Centers Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

All Disaster Recovery Centers in Florida for Hurricane Ian will close for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend from Thursday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 27. Centers will reopen at their regular hours Monday, Nov. 28. Continue Reading

11/22/2022


FEMA Extends Deadline to Apply for Hurricane Ian Federal Disaster Assistance to Jan. 12
FEMA Extends Deadline to Apply for Hurricane Ian Federal Disaster Assistance to Jan. 12

FEMA announced that Hurricane Ian survivors who suffered damage to their property have additional time to apply for federal disaster assistance, with the application deadline extended to Jan. 12, 2023. Continue Reading

11/21/2022


Wonder Gardens Hosts Brews for the Birds Dec. 9
Wonder Gardens Hosts Brews for the Birds Dec. 9

The goal of the event is to raise money for the continued care of rescued, rehabilitated and non- releasable birds at the 86-year-old botanic and zoological gardens, which is still recovering from damage from Hurricane Ian. Continue Reading

11/21/2022


Leadership SWFL Changes Professional's Lives Locally
Leadership SWFL Changes Professional's Lives Locally

Since the launch of Leadership SWFL in 1999, SWFL Inc. has had the pleasure of transforming nearly 500 local leaders' lives. But don’t just take my word for it. Here’s what Leadership SWFL Class of 2022 participant Susan (Suzi) Polodna, Creator and Owner of The Texture Game had to say. Continue Reading

11/18/2022


Permits Needed Before Rebuilding
Permits Needed Before Rebuilding

If your home was damaged by Hurricane Ian, contact your community’s local floodplain manager or building and permitting departments to determine what steps you’ll need to take before starting repairs. Continue Reading

11/15/2022


Winter Wonderland Exhibits Coming to Golisano Children's Museum of Naples
Winter Wonderland Exhibits Coming to Golisano Children's Museum of Naples

Enjoy the wonders of the winter season at Golisano Children's Museum of Naples (CMON) at the newest exhibit: Winter Wonderland. CMON invites guests to experience frosty family fun while learning about seasons, geography, engineering, and more! Continue Reading

11/15/2022


The Future of Southwest Florida’s Waters After Hurricane Ian
The Future of Southwest Florida’s Waters After Hurricane Ian

The region will face many tough decisions surrounding infrastructure development, funding, and other post-storm related activities. As SWFL focuses on rebuilding and reopening, policymakers and key stakeholders must remember the importance of coastal resiliency and preserving our water quality. Continue Reading

11/10/2022


Facebook Trends to Consider Using for Your 2023 Marketing Efforts
Facebook Trends to Consider Using for Your 2023 Marketing Efforts

In this Business Builders article, we’ll review the most popular features from 2022, provide an overview of features unveiled at the 2023 Summit and provide definitive marketing tips you can implement into your business’s Facebook strategy in the new year. Continue Reading

11/8/2022


SWFL Inc.'s Annual Golf Tournament Rescheduled to December 16
SWFL Inc.'s Annual Golf Tournament Rescheduled to December 16

Many events got put on hold after Hurricane Ian so our community could take the time to recover – including SWFL Inc.’s annual golf tournament. We’re excited to announce that the tournament has been rescheduled for December 16, 2022 at Cypress Woods Golf & Country Club. Continue Reading

10/31/2022


Help with Hurricane Ian Recovery; FEMA is Hiring
Help with Hurricane Ian Recovery; FEMA is Hiring

FEMA is conducting local hiring for more than 300 jobs in Brandon, Fort Myers, Kissimmee, Orlando and Sarasota. The agency is seeking people with experience in customer service, logistics, environmental protection, engineering, emergency management and other job categories. Continue Reading

10/30/2022