FORT MYERS, FL (June 30, 2008) – Shell Point Retirement Community was recognized for its respect and dedication to the American Flag by the local chapter of The Sons of the American Revolution. On June 12 the President of the local Caloosa Chapter of The Sons of the American Revolution, Dr. Albert Myers, presented a certificate to Shell Point President, Peter Dys. This certificate recognizes and honors Shell Point for displaying the American Flag for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, while properly lighting it at night.
FORT MYERS, FL (June 23, 2008) – Residents of Fort Myers and the surrounding areas who are interested in learning about retirement options and continuing care are invited to attend a Morning Coffee at Shell Point. One of the experienced members of the Shell Point Sales Team will explain the benefits and options of becoming a Shell Point Resident. The Morning Coffees for July will be held in the Crystal Dining Room at Shell Point on July 9 and July 22 at 9 a.m.
The Morning Coffees provide visitors a chance to enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast while listening to a brief presentation on the benefits of lifecare, as well as the many retirement options available at Shell Point.
FORT MYERS, FL (June 13 , 2008) – The Shell Point Golf Club will offer Junior Golf lessons to golfers age 7 to 15 years old. These clinics will be held at the Shell Point Golf Club on Wednesday of each week for six consecutive weeks starting on June 25 and ending on July 30.
Classes will be directed by Teaching Professionals Steve Pereira and Nick Macenas, while being supervised by PGA Golf Professional, Jim Carpenter. The program will consist of all aspects involved with the game of golf including etiquette, rules, short game, and full swing. The cost is $25 for each session and it is recommended that participating juniors have their own golf clubs and pull cart.
Each class session will begin at 9am and end at 12:30pm. Participants must register in the Golf Shop every session. Every session will begin with rules and etiquette instruction, then move to golf instruction on the range, followed by a nine hole game of golf and a light lunch.
FORT MYERS, FL (June 10, 2008) – Florida State Senator Burt Saunders spoke to residents of Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers on Tuesday, June 10, at a Town Hall Community Forum. The forum was presented as a session of the Academy at Shell Point, the community’s lifelong learning and continuing education program. Senator Saunders covered a variety of topics important to seniors including a recap of recent legislative activity that occurred in Tallahassee during the 60 day session starting in March and ending in May.
More than 200 people attended this event which was held at the Village Church at Shell Point Retirement Community.
The program opened with remarks by Peter Dys, who has served as president of Shell Point Retirement Community since 1985, and serves on the Governor’s Continuing Care Advisory Council for the State of Florida. Following his comments, Dys introduced Senator Saunders who spoke for approximately one hour about major legislative issues including energy, the environment and taxes. After his remarks, Senator Saunders answered questions from seniors in the audience who expressed a variety of concerns including energy questions in relation to the nuclear power plants, funding for child abuse, immigration, Ethanol options, and single pay medical services.