FEATURED EVENT FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

Client Events - Market Trends of Southwest FloridaSept. 9: A trio of local experts will share updates from an explosive year in the residential and commercial real estate markets at Market Trends of Southwest Florida. The in-person event features networking opportunities and is the largest and most comprehensive real estate event in the region. 

Randy Thibaut, founder, owner and CEO of LSI Companies, will address land, new home sales and development. Denny Grimes, president of Denny Grimes & Team at Keller Williams Realty, will address residential real estate. Justin Thibaut, CCIM, president and partner of LSI Companies, will address commercial real estate. LINK: Market Trends 

 

 SEPTEMBER 2021 CLIENT EVENTS

Sept. 1-30: FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers is offering complimentary fall-risk screenings through its Fight the Fall initiative, a month-long initiative to help community members understand their risks of falling. Screenings include a health history questionnaire followed by a series of exercises and activities to evaluate a patient’s balance, flexibility, strength and endurance. LINK: Fight the Fall

Sept. 1-30: The Lee Health Foundation’s Clips for Cancer is a month-long event that raises the funds necessary to ensure that programs and services are available for the increasing number of local children diagnosed with cancer at Golisano Children’s Hospital. Community leaders will have their heads shaved in exchange for donations that benefit health care for local children. LINK: Clips for Cancer 

Sept. 2: Beers, Bowling & Bites will kick of the SWFL Craft Beer Week and features bowling, food, drinks and opportunities to meet the region’s top brew masters. Hosted by the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, VIP admission also includes a gift certificate from HeadPinz, a complimentary pint from participating breweries and a souvenir mug. LINK: Beers, Bowling & Bites 

Sept. 2-6: The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is hosting its inaugural SWFL Craft Beer Week to celebrate the region’s thriving craft beer scene. In addition to beer, guests can enjoy live music from local bands and dine on scrumptious food prepared by local restaurants. Among the highlights are a Food Truck Rally on Sept. 2 at Fort Myers Brewing, a Beer & Chocolate Flight on Sept. 3 featuring Fort Myers Brewing and Norman Love Confections, Craft Beer & College Football Day on Sept. 4 at Shoeless Joe’s Sports Cafe and Brunch & Brews on Sept. 5 at Fort Myers Brewing. LINK: Craft Beer Week 

Sept. 7, 14, 21 & 28: Kids’ Minds Matter is hosting a series of virtual Partners in Parenting courses for parents of children with developmental disabilities, mental health issues and special health care needs. LINK: The Exceptional Child     

Sept. 8: Elmquist Eye Group is hosting a stylist from Lafont, which offers superb eyewear with an emphasis on elegance and Parisian style, to help individuals find their next pair of eyeglasses and sunglasses. LINK: Lafont Showcase

Sept. 9: The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s free Business Before Breakfast event will feature light refreshments and networking at Sanibel Captiva Community Bank in Fort Myers. LINK: Business Before Breakfast 

Sept. 9: Better Together’s Church Partner Job Fair Training in Fort Myers offers an introduction to a comprehensive set of steps that church families can take to create job fairs in their communities. LINK: Job Fair Training 

Sept. 13, 20 & 27: Senior Choice at Home’s Muffin Mondays offer an informal setting for attendees to learn more about this innovative life care program. Sessions offer opportunities to review specifics of a life plan, meet the program’s care coordinator and review terms of contracts. LINK: Muffin Mondays 

Sept. 14: Leadership NEXT, a networking and educational opportunity through the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, will convene at Tesla Fort Myers-Colonial Drive, where attendees will learn about Tesla’s processes, vehicles and innovations being brought to market. Attendees will have an opportunity to win an overnight Tesla experience. LINK: Leadership NEXT 

Sept. 15: Learn about The School District of Lee County’s workforce development programs at this month’s Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. The District offers secondary and post-secondary programs through its Career & Technical Education department LINK: Chamber Luncheon 

Sept. 16: Gulf Coast Village’s Dine & Discover will demonstrate the value of having a Life Care Plan and give attendees an opportunity to review a contract line-by-line. LINK: Dine & Discover 

Sept. 16: 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 

Sept. 17 & 28: Senior Choice at Home’s Dine & Discover will cover basics of the innovative, member-based program that allows for freedom and a lifelong commitment to care, asset protection and the ability to receive individualize care coordination as needs change. LINK: Dine & Discover 

Sept. 18: Kids’ Minds Matter is joining other community organizations to host the third annual Normal is Overrated event, which features high school students and mental health professionals advocating for student mental health. LINK: Normal is Overrated 

Sept. 24: Senior Choice at Home and Gulf Coast Village are co-hosting a Dine & Discover event that covers the best of both worlds – a plan that allows seniors to live in their own homes or move to a retirement community. Link: Dine & Discover 

Sept. 28: Join the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce for Beers with your Peers, a night of casual networking that will be held at Bahama Breeze in Fort Myers. LINK: Beers with your Peers 

Sept. 30: 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 

Sept. 30: Gulf Coast Village is hosting a Wine & Cheese Workshop that includes an overview of the benefits of continuing care, followed by an enlightening Q&A with Gulf Coast Village residents. LINK: Wine & Cheese Workshop