Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will highlight health and wellness during its Sept. 10 session at Lee Health Coconut Point, the new comprehensive health and wellness destination in South Lee County.

Led by Alex Greenwood, vice president of Lee Health at Coconut Point, Stephanie Wardein, Lee Health director of community affairs, and Sarah Mitchell, health and nutrition coach of Lee Health Healthy Life Centers, the program will include a tour and discussion of services at Lee Health Coconut Point, an overview of Lee Health in the community and a look into Lee Health’s Wellness Wheel, a healthy lifestyle tool that pinpoints the areas of life with the most significant impact on overall health and well-being. Refreshments will be provided from the Lee Health Healthy Life teaching kitchen.

Completed in 2018, Lee Health Coconut Point is a 163,000-square-foot cutting-edge medical facility and health and wellness village on 31 acres. Services include a 24/7 freestanding emergency department, surgery center, breast health center, cardiac testing and rehabilitation, and imaging laboratory with short stay observation and recovery beds. Programs and services include doctor’s offices, pharmacy, health assessments and education, chronic disease management, nutritional counseling including a teaching kitchen, holistic health services, care coordination and more.

The upcoming Leadership NEXT program runs from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at Lee Health Coconut Point, 23450 Via Coconut Point, Estero.

Leadership NEXT attendees represent a variety of businesses and industries throughout Southwest Florida. Monthly sessions take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month and offer opportunities to develop new knowledge and skills, establish working relationships with colleagues and engage in valuable programs and discussions to further enhance their careers. Leadership NEXT’s annual sponsor is the Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association.

Leadership NEXT is free to attend for members of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce and $10 for future members. Attendees are encouraged to register in advance at FortMyers.org and follow “Leadership NEXT” on Facebook for more information.

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 nearly 800 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 239-332-3624 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.