Throughout the week you and other community members have supported and participated in Economic Development Week. Our goal was to raise awareness about economic opportunity in Collier County and why ED is essential. It was great touring our local businesses, speaking to upcoming talent and connecting with other business professionals.
You all had wonderful responses to our questions! Take a look at the many answers. #CollierEDW2018
NAPLES, FL (May 14, 2018) – The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Collier County Commissioners selected Naples Print Source as the Business of the Month for May 2018.
Each month, the award is presented to an organization that has enhanced the community through financial, volunteer and active involvement in organizations and programs that assist in creating a better quality of life for all citizens in Collier County.
The Board of Collier County Commissioners and Bethany Sawyer, Membership Engagement Specialist, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce presented Blase Ciabaton, owner, with a commemorative plaque at the May 8, 2018 County Commission meeting.
Naples Print Source has been producing compelling marketing collateral in Collier County, Florida since 1980. Custom printing is their specialty, designing and producing Fortune 500-caliber print materials for smaller, locally-based companies and non-profit organizations.
The Naples Print Source team has developed strong relationships with many local non-profit organizations providing financial assistance whenever possible. In the last 12 months, the team has actively supported The League Club, Naples Players, Laces of Love and the Collier County Freedom Memorial, among others. Naples Print Source has also sponsored more than 20 seasons of Naples Optimist Soccer.
Community Enhancement Activities
As a local business owner, Blase Ciabaton recognizes the importance of personally “Giving Back” to the community and various local charities. In 2007, Blase was the chairman of the Collier County American Heart Association Heart Ball Auction Committee. From 2004-2009 he also captained the Naples Print Source “Light the Night” walking team dedicated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Most recently, Blase was captain for the “Great Strides” Walk team which aids Cystic Fibrosis research.
In addition, Blase has served in various volunteer capacities at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, including Chamber Ambassador and Chairman of the Chamber’s Business Education Committee. In 2008, he was recognized as the Business Education Volunteer of the Year.
Resulting from his business accomplishments and civic involvement, Blase was selected by Gulfshore Business as a member of the 2009 “40 Under 40” business professional in Southwest Florida. Blase is the proud father of 4, with the oldest being 20 years of age.