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  • 00:31

    Small Business Saturday Market - SWFL Event

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    This Holiday season it is important that we all support locally owned small businesses. If you are in SWFL you will have the opportunity to do that at the Small Business Market held on Saturday Nov 28 (Small Business Saturday) at 6 Bends in Fort Myers.

    There will be over 60 local businesses.....food....great entertainent....activites....and Rion Paige from the X Factor. Our guest today Karyn Brooks will be sharing with usall the details for this event.... SWFL is known for all their festivals and community events and this event is no exception. It is a greatway to spend your day...enjoy some great food and entertainmment and shop with local businesses!!!!! This event is brought to you by SWFL Vendor Events and Karyn's Events

    For more info on this event visit Small Business Saturday 

    If you are on Facebook you can find more info on their event page at Small Business Saturday Market

  • 00:43

    SWFL Happenings - Events

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    On This episode we will be talking about some events that will be happening in the SWFL area in November.

    Black Friday Shopping Extravaganza - Where you can shop local and not have to deal with the traditional craziness of Black Friday. There will be many fun activites, Black Friday Deals and so much more. So kick off your holiday shopping with What's Up SWFL Black Friday Shopping Extravaganza!!!!

    Natural Life Festival - Lynda and Charlene will be our guests to fill us in on their event November 8 in Cape Coral Florida. Rotary Park from 10am-4pm. Will feature guest speakers on the topics of Whole Body Wellness, Backyard Gardening, Green Cleaning, and Fresh Eating. Tents and tables will feature information, samples, and presentations. The Natural Life Festival will be a free event open to the public which aims to promote community togetherness and natural living.

    Networking Bash - If you are looking to grow your business and want to network in a relaxed atmosphere where you can establish new connections, then you will want to be apart of this event. $10.00 includes pasta buffet, ice tea, soda. (Tip not included)
    Guest speaker - Heather Messmer will be doing a floral arrangement demonstration. Heather is the owner Ruth Messmer Florist in the Atrium, College and Winkler.

    Looking for more things to do in SWFL Join our Facebook Group SWFL Happenings. 

  • 00:46

    SWFL Community Events

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    Each month we share information on local community events in the southwest Florida area. This month we will be hearing about some great networking events, A Yappy Hour, Farmers Markets and so much more.

    If you are in the SWFL area or plan on visiting here soon you will want to hear about these great events.

    Powerful You! Women's Network SWFL - Eluise Gambino

    LCBW - Robin Swartz

    Yappy Hour - Carrie Gtunewald

    Cape Coral and Surfside Farmers Markets - Claudia St Onge

    Spay Lee Quarter Auction - Dawn Mathisen


  • 00:46

    SWFL Happenings April 2014

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    SWFL Happenings is a locally produced show that hightlights events and topics of interest to those in the SWFL area and beyond. This show highlights the flavor of SWFL, our community and its members.

    This month we have some great events and more we will be talking about that all encompass the theme of education.

    Tina Pegler with Learning for Life will be talking about the 10th Annual Recognition Dinner.

    Judy Wood wirh Footsteps To The Future will be taking about their Jazz It Up fundraiser

    Larry Agular - candidate, State Representative District 79 will be talking about the impact Charter schools have on our community members.

    Even if you are not in the SWFL area but perhaps visit here or want to we encourage you to listen to this show and share it with those who love SWFL as we do!

  • 00:46

    SWFL Happenings May 2014

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    Once again we will be chatting with local event organizers who will be telling us about what is happening in SWFL in May.

    Our guests for this episode are:

    Brandi Lawrey - Green Carpet Hope Event - Come help support 9-year-old Makenzie Lawrey’s Million Dollar Mission to find a CURE! you will hear not only about this event, but why this is event is so important. It is a very heart warming story.

    Karyn Brooks - Quarter Auctions, Fort Myers Cash Mob and other great events. Karyn is an event coordinator in SWFL and has many events she will be chatting with us about. These event support local businesses in SWFL and is a great way to get involved in the Keep It Local movement.

    What's Up SWFL - Mary Anne and David will be chatting 2 events they will be having in May...Networking Bash and Take Your Business To The Next Level Seminar These events are for local business owners and professionals and are a great way to meet other local professionals and learn and grow your business.

  • 00:31

    December 2013 - SWFL Happenings

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    Want to know what is happening in SWFL during the month of December..then listen in as our guests share some great events happening in SWFL.

    Our guests - Shari Armstrong - Quality Life Center - Celebrate Kwanzaa - Dec 27 6 PM

    Karyn Brooks - Cash Mob/Quarter Auctions and more  follow on Facebook

    Drew- Showers for the Homeless Fort Myers - follow on Facebook call 239-223-8576 to donate needed items and funding.

    For more event info in SWFL visit  SWFL Happenings Event Calender

  • 01:06

    SWFL Happenings November 2013

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    Want to know what events are going on in the Southwest Florida area??? Join us as we chat about a wide variety of events. 
    You are invited to call in if you have an event you wish to tell SWFL about.
    The event must be open to the general public, is either held in SWFL or in the case of  an online event, the organization/owner must be in SWFL area. So give us a call tell us all about your event!!!

  • 00:38

    SWFL Community Events - March 2014

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    We have a great line up of guests who will be talking about events here in SWFL. Please feel free to share this with your friends so that they will know what is happening in SWFL this March.

    You can find more events at SWFL EVENTS

    Join our group....SWFL Happenings on Facebook for more local events.

    Today's Guests - Doris Gozzi - Sacred Feminine Radiance Medicine Wheel and Tribe of Women Events

    Javier Diaz- Ft. Myers Seventh-day Adventist church 5k/1m Fun Run and Health Fair.

    Michael Lader- Pin-Ups for Wishes 

    Caridad Rodriguez-Marrero - Slow Down Rally

    We hope that you enjoy hearing about these events and support theones you can even if it is just sharing this show so that others can hear about these events.

    Keeping it Local in SWFL and support locally owned businesses and our local events!

  • 00:40

    SWFL Community Events - February 2014

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    What's Up SWFL loves to share what is happening in SWFL. This show is all about events that are happening in February/March that you may not have otherwise heard about. Supporting these events is important so that others may also know about them. So please feel free to share this show with those you feel might be interested. Working together we can help spread the word about these great events.

    Today's guests are (in order of appearence)

    Marcie Stewart- Life Banquet - Pregnancy Resource Center of SWFL

    Shari Armstrong - Magic Johnson Changing Lives, Transforming Communities - Quality Life Center

    Carmelo LaMotta - 35th Anniversary Celebration - LaMotta's Italian Restaurant

    Suzie Dugan - Got Talent- Talent Show - Learning For Life

    What's Up SWFL is giving these events a voice in SWFL

  • 00:46

    Whats Up SWFL - Giving a Voice to SWFL

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    Join us for this episode where we will be talking about upcoming events, SWFL Restaurant Appreciation month and more surpises...
    What's Up SWFL is your resource for all things SWFL and encourages you to Keep it local by supporting your locally owned businesses.
    Guest Host is Leslie Krenzelak - Krenz Technology

  • 00:22

    SWFL Business Climate with Marge Phelps

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    Our guest Marge Phelps is a business consultant with Star 1 consultants. She will be discussing some recent news about the business climate on SWFL Southwest Florida. Some issues involve the lack of technical skills training, a basic grasp of customer service expertise, as well as a culture that over-emphases college.  
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