June 2The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will reveal finalists for its 15th annual APEX Awards during the June networking meeting. The APEX Awards recognize local women with outstanding reputations for professionalism, philanthropy and leadership. LINK: APEX Announcement 

June 2: WINK News Chief Meteorologist Matt Devitt will join Gulf Coast Village Director of Facilities Michael Pudlin for a hurricane seminar that covers storm predictions and preparedness, with a special focus on senior populations. LINK: Hurricane Preparedness Workshop 

June 3 & 22: 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 

June 3: Gulf Coast Village and Senior Choice at Home are teaming up to explain retirement options and the value of a full continuum of care that covers individuals and couples for the remainder of their lifetimes. LINK: Wine & Discover 

Conservancy of Southwest Florida - Wildlife Baby ShowerJune 5The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital is hosting a virtual Wildlife Hospital Baby Shower to help raise awareness and support for its youngest patients. LINK: Baby Shower 

June 7 & 21: Kids’ Minds Matter is continuing its popular Mental Health Mondays virtual series of events through the summer. Informative discussions and presentations cover different aspects of children’s mental health. LINK: Mental Health Mondays 

June 8: Leadership NEXT, a networking and educational opportunity through the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, will explore Southwest Florida’s sizzling real estate market and Lee County’s tax certificate sale. LINK: Leadership NEXT 

June 8: 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 

June 10 & 25: Senior Choice at Home is hosting a pair of informational sessions in Cape Coral, where attendees will learn about its Life Plan and how to secure peace of mind throughout retirement LINK: Life Plan Overview 

June 11: The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce and Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Foundation will install new board members and officers during a luncheon program. LINK: Board Installation  

June 11: Better Together’s Church Partner Job Fair Training 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 

June 17: Early risers can enjoy light refreshments and networking opportunities during the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Business Before Breakfast session. Amavida Living is hosting the June event. LINK: Business Before Breakfast 

June 18-20: Fort Myers Brewing its hosting its three-day Summer Beer Fest over Father’s Day weekend. The event will feature 30+ specialty brews in addition to food trucks and live music. LINK: Summer Beer Fest 

June 21: Beers with your Peers, a new networking opportunity developed by the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, continues in June with a session at Mellow Mushroom in Fort Myers. LINK: Beers With Your Peers 

June 22: Adults can improve their knowledge of mental health and substance abuse problems through a virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid course led by certified child advocates at Lee Health. LINK: Mental Health First Aid 

June 23: Chef Anthony Bonanni at Gulf Coast Village will take local foodies on a culinary trip to Polynesia as he leads participants through fun cooking demonstrations while providing a sampling of unparalleled epicurean adventures that residents enjoy every day. Polynesia is the sixth stop in this international cooking series. LINK: Cooking around the World