Village Church Welcomes The Wheaton College Symphony

FORT MYERS, Fla. (February 26, 2009) — The 2008/2009 Season of Praise Concert Series by The Village Church at Shell Point continues as the Classic Symphonic Praise featuring The Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra takes the stage under the direction of Daniel Sommerville, conductor. The performance will be on Wednesday, March 11, at 7:15 p.m. in the Village Church Auditorium on the island at Shell Point.

The Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra continues to amaze audiences by performing ambitious symphonic music with confidence rivaling a young professional orchestra. The Orchestra is committed to continued exploration of major orchestral literature and exposure to its technical and expressive demands. The 80-member orchestra consists of Wheaton College students majoring in music as well as other disciplines.
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Renowned Historians Host Two-Part Lecture Series At Shell Point

FORT MYERS, FL (February 23, 2009) — Residents of Fort Myers and the surrounding areas are invited to attend a two-part lecture series that features two renowned historians who will discuss Changes in American Religion, 1948-2008: Part I and II. This series features Dr. Grant Wacker and Dr. Nathan Hatch, leading educators and historians, who will speak on the topic of the changes in religion. The sessions are hosted by The Village Church at Shell Point in conjunction with the Academy at Shell Point. The first session will be on Monday, March 2, at 7:15 p.m. and the second session will be on Tuesday, March 3, from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., with both sessions taking place in The Village Church Auditorium on the Island.
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Shell Point Invites Southwest Florida To Attend Art Show

FORT MYERS, Fla. (February 18, 2009) — The annual Shell Point Art Show and Sale will be held Friday, March 13, through Sunday, March 15. The resident Art Show committee invites the public to view the artwork by talented artists here at Shell Point. The exhibit will feature: paintings, pottery, sculptures, stained glass, polished stonework, wood carvings, and unique jewelry.

“The art show has been a very popular event in Fort Myers for years,” said Susan Miltner, Shell Point resident and Art Show Coordinator. “The residents work throughout the year creating new and beautiful pieces to exhibit.”
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Shell Point Awarded Multiple CARF-CCAC Accreditation Designations

FORT MYERS, Fla. (February 10, 2009) — CARF-CCAC, the national non-profit accrediting body for continuing care retirement communities, announced that the accreditation for Shell Point Retirement Community has been renewed for another five year term, and that Shell Point has been certified as a Person-Centered Care Community with additional designations. These specialty designations are Person-Centered Long-Term Care Community: Dementia Care Specialty Program and Person-Centered Long-Term Care Community: Stroke Specialty Program. Shell Point is the first, and currently only, community in the nation to receive the stroke specialty designation.
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The Village Church At Shell Point Offers Popular Patriotic Performance

FORT MYERS, Fla. (February 5, 2009) — The 2008/2009 Season of Praise Concert Series at The Village Church located in Shell Point Retirement Community continues with the God & Country Celebration featuring the Village Church Choir and special guest artist Bob Ralston, organist. This annual performance will be held in the Village Church auditorium on the Island of Shell Point on Sunday, February 15, at 6:15pm, and then again on Monday, February 16, at 7:15pm.
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Shell Point Employee Receives Master Degree In Public Administration

FORT MYERS, Fla. (February 4, 2009) — Ted Yeatts, Program Coordinator for Shell Point Retirement Community, recently received his Masters in Public Administration (MPA) with a concentration in Environmental Policy from Florida Gulf Coast University. Yeatts has been with Shell Point since 2007, and coordinates and oversees large scale events for the residents of the retirement community.

“Pursuing a Masters in Public Administration has been a long, but very rewarding process,” said Yeatts. “I believe continuing education is an important part of any career field and completing this degree has certainly prepared me for a future in administration.”
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