The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 18 will explore the unique ways companies are helping their communities in Southwest Florida.

Attendees of the Chamber luncheon will hear from a dynamic panel of local business professionals, who have implemented creative ways to serve their community. The five guest speakers include Julio Barina, firm partner with Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A.; Brandy Lai, senior director of human resources of NeoGenomics Laboratories; Joe Ramsay, owner, and Rusty Smith, marketing manager of Pit Stop Auto Repair; and Denise Spence, IT programs manager for Dunbar High School.

During the panel, Lai and Spence will discuss NeoGenomics’ collaboration with the biomedical program at Dunbar High School and how it offers students an opportunity to get a jump start in their future careers. Ramsay and Smith will talk about Pit Stop’s partnership with the Salvation Army to help provide auto repair assistance for people in need. Barina will share how community service and helping others is woven into the culture at Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co. and prioritized throughout the organization.

The Chamber luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 18 at the Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower, 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers. Admission is $25 for Chamber members and $35 for future members.

To learn more or to register for the event, visit FortMyers.org or call 239-332-2930.

About the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce:
Serving Lee County and surrounding areas since 1989, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a business organization of professionals who support and promote a progressive, sustainable community. The Chamber represents over 750 businesses, professionals, and individuals throughout Lee County, providing opportunities for members to participate in a variety of meaningful networking, educational and community- and business-focused programs and events. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is located at 2310 Edwards Drive in downtown Fort Myers. For additional information regarding membership opportunities or events please call 239-332-2930 or visit www.fortmyers.org. For the latest news and updates, follow the Chamber on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gfmcc or Twitter at @FtMyersChamber.