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Vote for Norman Love Confections in Martha Stewart Presents American Made Awards

Only days remaining to help raise $10,000 for Partners for Breast Cancer Care


FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 19, 2012) – With only days left to vote online for the Martha Stewart Living Audience Choice Award, Norman Love Confections is asking the community to vote daily for the chocolatier through Monday, Sept. 24. Norman Love has announced that he will donate the $10,000 prize to Partners for Breast Cancer Care. Vote at

Norman Love Confections named one of 100 finalists for Martha Stewart’s Audience Choice Award


NLC to donate $10,000 prize money to Partners for Breast Cancer Care if selected as winner

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 10, 2012) – Norman Love Confections announced today that it has been named one of 100 finalists for the Audience Choice Award in Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia’s inaugural American Made, a multimedia celebration of American artists and entrepreneurs. The American Made program will celebrate 10 rising stars – plus an 11th Audience Choice winner – from a range of lifestyle arenas including food, fashion, design, community, gardening, crafts and technology. The winners will be honored guests at a celebratory event and part of a unique pop-up experience at Grand Central Terminal in New York City.

Sharing a Lil’ Love with Norman Love Confections to benefit Junior Achievement


FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 3, 2012) – Mary and Norman Love are continuing their philanthropic generosity to raise money for local charities through Sharing a Lil’ Love with Norman Love Confections, a fundraising opportunity to benefit a different nonprofit organization every four months. Money raised from August through November will benefit Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida.

The brain child of their son, Ryan, Sharing a Lil’ Love with Norman Love Confections will donate $1 from specially marked boxes at both the Fort Myers and Naples chocolate salons as well as online at

Loves donate gaming gift to The Children’s Hospital


FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 30, 2012) – It’s no secret that Norman and Mary Love have a special place in their hearts for patients at the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Center at The Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Recently the Loves, founders of Norman Love Confections, donated a multi-game table arcade machine to help entertain the children (and parents too) while undergoing treatment in the facility.

Dan Spolar, with Pinball Asylum, helped Norman Love deliver the professional machine as a special gift that is now part of the departments growing entertainment center.

Local chef named a top pastry chef in America


FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 16, 2012) – Dessert Professional magazine, the nation’s leading publication of the pastry, ice cream and chocolate industries, has named Nathaniel Reid, of Norman Love Confections, as one of the Top 10 Pastry Chefs in America.

Reid will accept this recognition on June 4 at The Institute of Culinary Education in New York.

“With more and more remarkable talent filling the ranks of dessert professionals, being recognized as one of the best has gained a new level of prestige,” notes editor Matthew Stevens.

Reid, who joined Norman Love Confections in 2010, oversees the pastry and bakery shop, including production of specialty cakes, desserts and bakery items.

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