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March 29, 2019
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Priority Marketing wins Davey Awards for print campaign, online video series

Priority Marketing has received two prestigious international Davey Awards for the Southwest Florida firm's outstanding work in both print and digital campaigns.

Priority Marketing, a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital marketing agency, earned a silver award in the Not-for-Profit Design category for its eye-catching print campaign launching the 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest.

The Fort Myers-based agency earned a second silver Davey Award in the Online Video Series category for "We Hire to Inspire," a testimonial video campaign created in partnership with The School District of Lee County.

The Davey Awards is a premier creative competition managed by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, a 700-member international organization dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. The 2018 competition drew 3,000 entries worldwide from ad agencies, interactive agencies, production firms, in-house creative professionals, graphic designers, design firms and public relations firms.

Priority Marketing is a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital marketing firm located at 8200 College Parkway, Suite 201, in Fort Myers. For more information, call 239-267-2638 or visit

Traffic numbers up at Southwest Florida International Airport

During February, 1,117,409 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, an increase of 6 percent compared to February 2018. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 7.3 percent compared to last year.

The traffic leader in February was Southwest Airlines with 195,690 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Delta (186,744), American (144,787), Spirit (139,907) and Frontier (119,081).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 9,079 aircraft operations, a decrease of 1.2 percent compared to February 2018. Page Field saw 9,003 operations, a 6.5 percent increase from February 2018. In addition, slightly more than 2.6 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in February 2019.

Southwest Florida International Airport served nearly 9.4 million passengers in 2018 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic.For more information, visit or Like Us on Facebook at

Aztec Plumbing and Lowe's donate services for LARC learning program

Aztec Plumbing and Lowe's Home Improvement have donated plumbing and construction services and materials for Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens' (LARC's) new Lab for Living.

Learn, Achieve, Become (LAB) is an experiential learning environment located on LARC's main campus in Fort Myers that transforms traditional program areas into spaces for innovation, vocation, demonstration and learning. LAB layers 5 experiential learning Labs and embraces a holistic strategy as a framework through which people with intellectual and developmental disabilities maximize independence and employment success. The five Labs will focus on skills for work, residency and leisure.

The Lab for Living is the first of the Labs and is an apartment style setting that will provide participants with hands on training in daily living skills. The Lab will include a bedroom area, living and dining areas, a kitchen and laundry facilities. Daily living skills will include cooking, home management, housekeeping, laundry, menu planning, shopping, fire safety, home safety and much more.

Lowe's Home Improvement (Lowe's Heroes) donated and installed the cabinets and appliances, painted the room and installed the flooring. Four local Lowe's stores adopted LARC for additional projects including interior and exterior renovations and improvements to LARC's Cape Coral and North Fort Myers group homes and Bonita Springs Adult Day Training Program.

Aztec Plumbing and Drains donated the plumbing materials and employees volunteered their time and labor.

To learn more about LARC and LAB, contact Angela Katz at 239-334-6285 x229 or email or visit



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