Honc Industries & Progressive Builders Team Up as Title Sponsors of Italian Fest 2014


Honc Industries & Progressive Builders Team Up as Title Sponsors of Italian Fest 2014

Contact: Rotary Club of Fort Myers, (239) 332-8158

FORT MYERS (September 25, 2014)Rotary International LogoThe Rotary Club of Fort Myers is proud to announce that Honc Industries and Progressive Builders are the Italian Fest 2014 Title Sponsors. Italian Fest, a major fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Fort Myers, will be held on October 26 at the Alliance for the Arts. Event proceeds will benefit the Rotary Club Foundation and the Harry Chapin Food Bank.

Jake Herring of Honc Industries, and Michael Spreckelmeir of Progressive Builders, Inc. released a joint statement saying, “We are proud to partner in support of the 2014 Italian Fest because the majority of funds raised by the event will go to Harry Chapin Food Bank, an amazing organization that turns every dollar donated into six dollars worth of food for distribution to hungry families in Southwest Florida. Anyone who attends Italian Fest will have a great time and will also be supporting our community’s neediest families.”

“We are thrilled to have such great organizations help underwrite this important event for The Rotary Club. Their generosity will go a long way in our local community, and help many who are hungry.” says Rotary Club President, Anne Rose.

Italian Fest features great Italian food, along with cold beverages, beer, wine, Italian ice, and ice cream, along with fun for the whole family, including a marinara competition, spaghetti eating contest, live entertainment, an Italian market, family games and much more.

Mark your calendar for Italian Fest on Sunday, October 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers, on the corner of McGregor and Colonial. Blankets and chairs are permitted, however coolers are prohibited.

HONC Industries is the leading site-work and underground utility installation company of Southwest Florida. For over 50 years, the Honc name has been synonymous with quality in the construction industry.


Progressive Builders, Inc. is a professional Design/Build remodeling company located in Fort Myers. Their work areas include Lee & Collier County, which includes Fort Myers, Estero, Bonita Springs, Naples, Sanibel & Captiva islands.


The Rotary Club of Fort Myers has proudly served the community for 90 years. It is the oldest Rotary Club in Southwest Florida and its membership, some 185 members includes many of the area’s leading business and professional people. Today, it is a diverse club of men and women from nearly every sector of the community. The club has a rich history of service from its first project in 1922 which was the planting of Royal Palms on McGregor Boulevard. Through its local Trust Fund, the club has distributed over $130,000 for many causes in the most recent fiscal year.

For more information visit the website www.FortMyersItalianFest.org or call 239-939-2787.

Mike Kiniry

Publicity Director

Lee County Alliance for the Arts

10091 McGregor Boulevard

Fort Myers, Florida 33919

239.939.ARTS (2787)

239.939.0794 fax

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