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Lee County business trade show next week

The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will host the fourth annual Celebration of Business & Tourism Chrysalis Awards Luncheon and Trade Show on May 16.

The show is from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harborside Event Center in Fort Myers. This year’s Chrysalis awards are projected to attract about 400 attendees and seven award recipients will be announced.

More than 60 nominations were received for this year’s Chrysalis awards, which signify the development of a partnership between the business and tourism communities.

Cost is $40. For questions or further event details, contact either Christine Davlin, at and 239-338-3500; John Lai at and 239-418-1844; or Colleen DePasquale, and 239-332-2930.

Gordley named IberiaBank Naples president

David Gordley has been named Naples market president of IberiaBank Corp.

Gordley, who relocated to Naples in 2005, is originally from Ohio and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky.


Foundation presents hospital with check

Copperleaf Charitable Foundation recently presented a $5,000 check to Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida for its capital campaign.

Lee Memorial Health System will build a new 128-bed hospital. Construction is set to begin later this year.

The foundation gift qualifies for the community challenge matching grant given by Golisano, who pledged $20 million if Lee Memorial Health System Foundation could raise $20 million before May 2014.

Trampoline park opening in Fort Myers

Sky Zone Indoor trampoline Park plans to open this year at 14181 U.S. 41 S., Fort Myers.

Anyone interested in applying for a job should go to and fill out an application.

The 15,000-square-foot business will be in the former Norris Furniture building.

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