It's Your Business: Norman Love teams with jeweler for gem giveaway

Dave Osborn

Dave Osborn

Custom jeweler Mark Loren and gourmet chocolatier Norman Love have partnered for the 12 Gems of Christmas.

From Nov. 30 through Dec. 24, Norman Love Confections' customers could discover one of a dozen Mark Loren Designs' rare and precious gems, or a Norman Love or Mark Loren $50 gift certificate, hidden in a box of chocolates.

Lucky customers or gift recipients have the opportunity to find gems such as a 1-carat orange sapphire from Sri Lanka or a 4-carat aquamarine from Brazil.

IMA breakfast round table is Dec. 13

IMA Southwest Florida will hold its CFO Breakfast Roundtable from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Dec. 13 at CliftonLarsonAllen, 6810 International Center Blvd., Fort Myers.

This roundtable is designed for chief financial officers and other senior financial executives in Southwest Florida. Presenter Leya Neizvest will discuss budgeting, forecasting, treasury management and "de-silo-fication." Information:

Naples Chamber welcomes new members

The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce welcomed new members in October, including Altin's Cafe & Grill; American House in Bonita Springs; Amy Van Wyk and Richard Dingfelder; Benefit Scientific; Bigham Jewelers; Bond, Schoeneck & King, P.A.; Cameron Real Estate Services-Abby E. Yetter; Collier Fence & Wire Inc.; Creative Scripts Compounding Pharmacy; Data Search NY Inc. d/b/a TRAKAmerica; EmbroidMe of Naples; Exclusive Consulting Inc.; Fifth Avenue Advisors; Fraser and Mohlke Associates Inc.; and Frontdoor Communities in Atlanta.

Daily News receives WRAP award

The Naples Daily News recently received the WRAP Award from the Collier County Commission.

The Collier County Solid & Hazardous Waste Management Department's Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) recognizes newly created and/or exceptional recycling efforts by businesses in unincorporated Collier County, Marco Island and Everglades City.

The WRAP award goes to businesses that exceed the minimum requirements through innovative recycling programs.

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