Entries by Gail Dolan

UFF Announces Business Ethics Award Finalists for 2018

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 […]

Erin Brockovich to Speak on Clean Water Issues

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 […]

Individual Tickets On Sale for Uncommon Evening Gala

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 […]

UFF Announces Winners of 2018 Scholarships

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 […]

FGCU Competes in SE Regional Business Ethics Case Competition

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, […]

Call for Nominations for 2018 Business Ethics Award

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 […]

Uncommon Evening

“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, […]