Lakewood is The Best – Builder Wins Construction Award


Peter Dys, president of Shell Point, and Fred Edman, president of Wright Construction, celebrate the recent award recognizing the construction of Lakewood.

FORT MYERS – The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. recently presented Wright Construction the top award in the category “Excellence in Construction Award for Multi Family Residential – Over $20 Million.”

This prestigious award was accepted by Fred Edman, president of Wright Construction Corp. The entry, which competed with eight other construction firms around the region, was for construction of the Lakewood residential building, located in The Woodlands at Shell Point.

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The Older The Fiddle, The Better The Tune – Shell Point Resident Featured in Book


Willard Scott

FORT MYERS – Last year, TV personality Willard Scott asked for submissions for an upcoming book entitled The Older the Fiddle, the Better the Tune: The Joys of Reaching a Certain Age, searching for insights from all sorts of people who have reached “a certain age.” This book has just been published, and a Shell Point resident is among those who have been quoted. Among stories and quotes from the likes of Bob Hope, Maya Angelou, Fred Rogers, and George H. W. Bush is a letter by Shell Point resident Chuck Durrell, who moved into Oakmont three years ago. Below you’ll find his letter – printed in full in the book – which gives a fascinating insight into how moving into a retirement community like Shell Point can change someone’s life.

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Par for the Course

For one Hospice patient, it’s just another day on the links

Chaplain Larry Krewson and RN June Warren from Hope Hospice show support for Jack as he swings away.

FORT MYERS – Sometimes when you feel out of place or out of sorts, you just need something routine – anything – to help make you feel better. For Jack Lee, that something was golf.

Jack, a former attorney from Cleveland, had played golf throughout his life. He joined the Shell Point Golf Club the first year he was a resident. He even tried to teach his wife, Kathy, to play, but according to her, “it’s tough to learn something like that from your husband.”

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