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Sponsors named for Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame 2010 Lee County

By Staff | Mar 16, 2010

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces BB&T Insurance Services/Oswald Trippe & Company will be the title sponsor for the organization’s Business Hall of Fame, 2010 Lee County. In addition, Edison National Bank and Hope Hospice will be gold sponsors.

The Business Hall of Fame, 2010 Lee County dinner and awards ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. on May 5 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Estero. At the event, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Jim Nathan of Lee Memorial Health System as well as Sanibel resident Tom Uhler of Uhler and Vertich Financial Planners LLC. into the Lee County Business Hall of Fame. The prestigious honor recognizes prominent business leaders for their professional accomplishments and commitment to the community.

Gold sponsorships are still available for $5,000, while silver and bronze sponsorships are $1,650 and $850 respectively. Each sponsorship level offers a variety of benefits designed to provide sponsors with exposure in the business community.

In addition, student sponsorships are available at the cost of $125 per ticket. By attending the event, students have a first-hand opportunity to practice business etiquette skills and interact with local professionals.

Additionally, advertisements are available in the event program book for $500 for a half-page and $1,000 for a full-page.

Proceeds benefit Junior Achievement youth programs. To reserve tables or individual tickets or to become a sponsor, call the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida office at 239-225-2590.