FGCU is home to an Earth Day event today.
The Florida Gulf Coast University Small Business Development Center and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection at 9 a.m. will host the second Earth Day program, titled “Economic Growth and Business.”
The event is at the Cohen Center and registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Officials from governmental agencies will sit on a panel to review local, state and federal environmental rules and statutes addressing smart growth.
Rieman promoted at Agave
Epic Food Concepts has promoted Thomas Rieman to general manager of Agave Southwestern Grill and Tequila Bar in North Naples.
Rieman formerly worked as executive sous chef since opening Angelina’s Ristorante in 2008 and executive chef of Agave since opening in 2011. He is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Agave Southwestern Grill and Tequila Bar is at 2380 Vanderbilt Beach Road, near the southwest corner of the Airport-Pulling Road in North Naples. For more information, visit www.AgaveNaples.com.
Buckley named Volunteer of the Year
The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce has named Tom Buckley 2013 Volunteer of the Year. Buckley, of Naples Day Surgery LLC, was honored during the chamber’s annual meeting this month at the Hilton Naples.
Cross named law firm partner
The law firm of Goede, Adamczyk & DeBoest has announced that attorney Brian O. Cross has been named a partner in the practice.
Cross, a Naples native, practices business, construction, real estate and general commercial litigation. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and graduated from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law school.
The firm represents clients throughout southern Florida, including Collier, Lee, Miami-Dade, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties.
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