More than 1,200 residents gathered at Shell Point Retirement Community’s annual gala event, held Jan. 29, which celebrated the nonprofit’s 48th anniversary and continued success as a leader in the senior living industry.
During the program, Shell Point President Peter Dys celebrated progress over the past year and highlighted plans for growth and development, designed to meet the needs of current and future residents. Jeff Cory, Executive Director of the Legacy Foundation at Shell Point, recognized inaugural members of the Legacy Society: 108 key donors whose 2015 contributions positively impacted the Shell Point community and its residents.
Attendees enjoyed musical entertainment by Elisabeth Von Trapp, granddaughter of Maria and Baron Von Trapp, whose love story inspired The Sound of Music. Handcrafted, decadent desserts by Hall of Fame local chocolatier Norman Love Confections hit the sweet spot, thanks to sponsorship from FineMark National Bank & Trust.
About Shell Point Retirement Community
Shell Point Retirement Community, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers, Florida. Shell Point offers independent retirement living, assisted living, and skilled nursing for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access with free dockage, a championship 18-hole golf course, and other recreational and educational activities. To learn more, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.
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