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 […]
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The Burroughs Home & Gardens will host a panel of speakers that includes Erin Brockovich on the topic of clean water on October 3, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Burroughs Homes and Gardens, located at 2505 First St. in Fort Myers, Florida. Other panelists will represent the Calusa Water Keeper, Captains for Clean […]
The Uncommon Friends Foundation has opened reservations for individual tickets at a cost of $150 per person for its 2018 Uncommon Evening Gala to be held on November 8, 2018. Sponsorships and full table reservations are also still available. To make reservations, contact Executive Director Jennifer Nelson at (239) 826-0556 or email Jennifer@UncommonFriends.org. For the […]
Uncommon Friends Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 student scholarships. Scholarships are awarded to deserving students, veterans, challenged adults, and single parents who are pursuing degrees in education, technology and other studies. Nominees came from Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, and Hendry Counties, need financial assistance, excel in school and in their […]
The Uncommon Friends Foundation recently added four prominent, community business leaders to its board of directors—Jarrett Eady, Gary Eskin, Susan Minaya, and Brian Rist. Jarrett Eady is currently chairman of the Lee County Black History Society and a Director of Diversity and Inclusion and AVID District Director of Lee County Schools. He is a 2004 […]
The Uncommon Friends Foundation recently held its annual board of directors retreat at Babcock Ranch and named its slate of officers for 2018-2019. Marilyn Stout, City Council Member for District 3 of the City of Cape Coral was named president; Caryn Smith, CEO of Driven by Design LLC was named vice president; Kerri Goldsmith, CFP, […]
The Ethics Case Competition Team from Florida Gulf Coast University’s (FGCU) Lutgert College of Business participated in the 4th Annual Southeast Regional Business Ethics Case Competition at Stetson University February 22 and 23. The FGCU team of students Dominic Dent and Kyle Johnson was led by faculty advisors Dr. Craig Randall and Dr. Eric Dent, […]
Winner to be announced Nov. 8 at Uncommon Evening The Uncommon Friends Foundation has opened nominations for the 2018 Business Ethics Award that are due by September 1. Businesses in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties who consistently demonstrate a system-wide commitment to high ethical business practices are eligible. Businesses can nominate themselves or be nominated […]
“Reflections on the River” Uncommon Evening November 8, 2018 – 6 to 9 p.m. Each year, the Uncommon Friends Foundation and its supporters gather to celebrate the core values and principles of the “Uncommon Friends,” and award scholarships to deserving recipients, recognize the efforts of a local educator who champions character education in the classroom, […]
Dear Friends, We invite you to be a part of our Uncommon Friends Foundation 25th anniversary celebration in 2018! The Southwest Florida region has a rich history. Since 1993, much of that history has been preserved by the efforts of the Uncommon Friends Foundation. The Uncommon Evening Gala “Reflections on the River” to be held […]
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