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The golf course at Eagle Creek.

Florida Trends ranks Naples’ Best Company to Work For

Florida Trend’s 2019 Best Companies to Work For list has been released with Eagle Creek Golf & Country Club ranking as the only country club and company in Naples to make the list. This is the first time a country club has ever been acknowledged.

“It is an honor for Eagle Creek to receive this recognition,” said Eagle Creek COO, Don Madalinski. “Among our core values are appreciation, integrity and transparency, which applies equally to our members and our staff. This creates an atmosphere of mutual respect that our employees recognize and appreciate.”

Eagle Creek ranked #28 for best Florida midsized company.

To identify Florida’s best employers, Florida Trend partnered with the Best Companies Group. The ranking was determined by surveys to employees about company policies, practices and demographics along with a randomly selected group of each company’s employees who responded anonymously to 72 statements on a five-point scale.

Berkshire Hathaway recognizes top producing sales professionals

Judy Kenney

The Marco Island Office of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services – Florida Realty, has recognized their Top Producing Sales Professionals for outstanding performance in September, 2019.

Taking top honors in June for closed buyer-controlled sales was Judy Kenney and for closed listing sales, Susie Hauze lead the way.

For the Love of Cats calendar available

The 2020 edition of the Glamour Puss fundraising calendar is filled with photos of beautiful and adorable cats and kittens chosen through the online photo contest benefiting For the Love of Cats.

For the Love of Cats calendar.

Calendars are 11”x 10” folded and printed in full color on glossy paper. In addition to the 37 winning photos, the Glamour Puss calendars contain advertising from trusted local businesses and a wonderful thumbnail collection of almost 60 other photos from the “Glamour Puss” online photo contest.

The calendars will be available for sale until Jan. 31, or while supplies last. Calendars may be purchased for $15 at the Farmers Market in Veterans Park on Marco Island most Wednesdays 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., starting Nov. 13. The calendars may also be purchased online at A $5 S&H charge in included per shipping location no matter the quantity of calendars.

For more information, email All proceeds from the calendar will benefit cats and kittens in need in our community and help low income families in need through our programs that offer low cost spay/neuter, emergency and wellness veterinary care, TNR(trap, neuter, return) for feral and community cats and paid adoption fee and complete care package for any senior cat adopted to seniors throughout Collier County.

For the Love of Cats is a 501(c)3 non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to saving the lives of cats and kittens in need in the community since 2002.

For the Love of Cats named top-rated nonprofit

For the Love of Cats has been named a “2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by Great Nonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits.

For the Love of Cats is a 501(c)3 non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to saving the lives of cats and kittens in need in the community since 2002.

“We are honored to be named a 2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit,” said Jan Rich, Founder, For the Love of Cats. We are proud of our accomplishments this year, saving hundreds of lives of cats in need.

The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is the based on the rating and number of reviews that For the Love of Cats received from volunteers, donors and aid recipients. “My beloved cat became sick and needed emergency surgery .. .For the Love of Cats stepped in and helped me save her. Without their help I would have had to put my baby down. They are angels!”

The complete list of 2019 Top Rated Nonprofits can be found at: