Every month, Priority Marketing clients and partners host a wide range of events, seminars and activities that are open to the public. Check out the list of client events in October 2021. 

FEATURED EVENT 

Oct. 18: The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County hopes to hit a home run at its Great Futures Grand Slam Luncheon, a baseball-themed fundraising luncheon held on Baker Baseball Field in Naples. Attendees can celebrate America’s pastime with lunch, drinks, baseball-related festivities and inspiration. 

Proceeds will benefit the Great Futures Grand Slam campaign, which provides scholarships that allow children and teens to attend programs at the Boys & Girls Club. Grand Slam Luncheon 

ADDITIONAL EVENTS 

Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 25: Senior Choice at Home is showcasing the good life at Gulf Coast Village with a delicious apple pastry, coffee, a mini-tour of the residential campus and an overview of life in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). LINK: Autumn Apple Mondays 

Oct. 6: The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business committee will focus its October networking session on breast health and cancer awareness. During the program, radiologist Dr. Robert Stanfill, a board member of Radiology Regional, will speak about the importance of annual screening mammograms and cancer awareness. LINK: Women in Business 

Oct. 7-10: Fort Myers Brewing is celebrating fall with Oktoberfest, a four-day traditional celebration of beer, food and fun that will feature more than 10 food trucks, live music and more than 30 specialty beers. LINK: Oktoberfest 

Oct. 8-10: The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting its 28th annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament to benefit the Conservancy’s commitment to water quality protection, as well as preservation and enhancement of local fisheries. LINK: RedSnook Tournament 

Oct. 12: Leadership NEXT, a networking and educational opportunity through the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, will host its October networking program at Kava Culture in Fort Myers, where attendees will learn about kava and the benefits it provides. LINK: Leadership NEXT 

Oct. 12: Shangri-La Springs is enhancing the flavors and scents of fall with monthly educational garden tours and tea starting in October. Events include the tour, tea and light bites, as well as discussions about tea plants growing in the historic property’s organic garden. LINK: Tea Parties 

Oct. 12 & 21: Senior Choice at Home is hosting a “Munch & Learn” series that covers numerous topics of interest to seniors and their families, including the benefits of continuing care, contracts, moving options and more. LINK: Munch & Learn 

Oct. 13: Break out the dirndls and lederhosen for Gulf Coast Village and Senior Choice at Home’s annual Oktoberfest celebration. Attendees will have opportunities to sample bratwurst, beer and the lifestyle at Gulf Coast Village as they’re entertained with a traditional German band, dancing and traditional German treats. LINK: Oktoberfest 

Oct. 14: Early risers are invited to the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s free Business Before Breakfast event, which will feature light refreshments and networking at Suncoast Credit Union in Fort Myers. LINK: Business Before Breakfast 

Oct. 14: Better Together will host a job fair in Bonita Springs that offers resources and services to job seekers, as well as on-the-spot interviews with a variety of employers in Southwest Florida. LINK: Job Fair 

Oct. 18: Join the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce for Beers with your Peers, a night of casual networking that will be held at Coastal Dayz Brewery in Fort Myers. LINK: Beers with your Peers 

Oct. 21: Better Together has scheduled a virtual Better Families Volunteer Training session to learn about volunteer opportunities with the nonprofit, including those interested in becoming host families and volunteer coaches. LINK: Better Families 

Oct. 21: The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is convening a workforce housing panel at its October luncheon to address an issue that spans multiple issues, including employment, real estate and wages. LINK: Chamber Luncheon 

Oct. 27: Fashionistas and tea lovers from across Southwest Florida are invited to the third annual Fashion to a Tea, a fundraising event hosted by The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit that raises awareness and support for children living in foster homes and temporary shelters. The event includes an elegant high tea luncheon, silent auction, fun surprises and a spirited fashion show. LINK: Fashion to a Tea 

Oct. 27: The culinary team at Gulf Coast Village will take local foodies on a culinary trip to Germany as participants watch a live cooking demonstration while sampling of unparalleled epicurean adventures that residents enjoy every day. Germany is the 10th stop in this international cooking series. LINK: Cooking around the World 

Oct. 28: Better Together is hosting Coffee and Conversations, a virtual event to learn more about the organization and its volunteer opportunities. The nonprofit’s focus is empowering people through better families and better jobs. LINK: Coffee and Conversations 

Oct. 29: Break out the golf clubs and kickstart the weekend at the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Classic, which will be held at Eastwood Golf Course. Player registration and sponsorship opportunities are still available. LINK: Golf Classic