It's Your Business: Builders' group announces new Hall of Fame members

Dave Osborn

Dave Osborn

The Collier Building Industry Association has announced its new Hall of Fame inductees.

They are David Ellis, former association executive vice president; Bill Spinelli, president Titan Homes, and Al Zichella, director of construction at League Asset Corp. All were inducted recently into the CBIA Housing Hall of Fame during a banquet at Olde Cypress Country Club, Naples.

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Realtors group holds business meeting Friday

The Naples-on-the-Gulf chapter of Women's Council of Realtors will hold a business resource meeting from 8 to 10 a.m. Friday at the Kensington Golf & Country Club, 2700 Pine Ridge Road, Naples.

Guest speakers Mary Lynn Ziemer and Amanda Devine will cover topics relating to business success strategies. Breakfast will be served.

Cost is $22 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Pre-registration is requested at

Restaurant hosts networking event

Sanibel Island's restaurant Il Cielo earlier this month hosted more than 35 members of Connect for Success, a monthly concierge networking event for front desk, hotel staff, managers and reservationists.

Information: and 239-472-5555

Real estate society awards scholarship

The Real Estate Investment Society has awarded the annual Paul Sands Memorial-REIS Scholarship to Tony Mangione, a Florida Gulf Coast University student.

The scholarship provides $1,000 toward tuition and books. Mangione also received honorary membership in the society for one year and may attend meetings for free.

Mangione is pursuing a bachelor's degree in finance while working as a real estate associate with Trinity Commercial Group in Fort Myers. Information:

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