FREE SARASOTA REAL ESTATE SEMINAR OFFERED BY SHELL POINT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 30, 2011) – On Thursday, August 11, Shell Point Retirement Community will team up with an experienced realtor to offer a seminar on “Successful Selling in the New Real Estate Market.” This informative presentation will take place at 1:00pm in the Board of Realtors Building, located at 3590 S. Tuttle Ave., in Sarasota.Story Photo

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SHELL POINT GOLF SUPERINTENDENT ELECTED TO LOCAL BOARD

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 27, 2011) – Shell Point Retirement Community’s Golf Course Superintendent Mark Jacobs was recently elected by the Calusa Chapter of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) to serve as the Secretary/Treasurer. Jacobs was chosen for this position by his peers in the golf course industry and will serve in this capacity for two years Jacobs has extensive experience and technical knowledge in the fields of Agronomy, Turf-grass Management, Horticulture, Soils, Water Quality, and Athletic Field Management.
Story PhotoHis responsibilities as Secretary/Treasurer for the Calusa Chapter of GCSAA will include managing the affairs of the association that require immediate decision making, review of financial transactions, helping to create and maintain budget, and coordinating with the Association Manager.

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SHELL POINT’S SECOND ANNUAL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 24, 2011) – The Summer Music Concert Series at Shell Point Retirement Community continues with the Crossroads Quartet on July 22. This performance is open to the general public, as well as Shell Point residents, and will begin at 7:30pm.Story PhotoThe Crossroads Quartet is a highly anticipated new vocal quartet steeped in the tradition of the Barbershop genre. Crossroads entertains with a wide variety of musical styles in addition to Barbershop, including vocalizing, Blues, Gospel, standards from the Great American Song Book, and Pop Classics. Crossroads boasts four very versatile champion vocalists all who have earned the coveted “Gold Medal” awarded each year by the Barbershop Harmony Society World Champion Quartet. In 2009 they were International Champions.

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SHELL POINT WELCOMES AUTHOR TAMRA NASHMAN

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 22, 2011)  – Shell Point Retirement Community will welcome author Tamra Nashman to discuss how to make an extraordinary first impression in her seminar “Extra-Ordinary You!” The presentation is open to the public, and will take place on Tuesday, July 19 at 3:00pm. According to Nashman, everyone has only 30 seconds to make a good first impression, and there are secrets that you can use to make sure that you stand out.
Story Photo“Everyone wants to make a great first impression when they meet someone new, whether personally or professionally,” said Melody Desilets, program coordinator for Shell Point Retirement Community. “Having Tamra Nashman offer this presentation will be exciting since she will impart tips and ideas to make sure you can leave a lasting impression, especially in this day and age when image can help you get the edge. Her knowledge and experience in this area has been recognized around the world!”

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SHELL POINT GOLF CLUB WILL HOST RUNNERS FOR A JULY 2 RACE

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 20, 2011) – On Saturday, July 2, Shell Point Golf Club will welcome participants for the Fort Myers Track Club ‘4 Miler Race’ to run through the community of Shell Point. The race starts at 7:30am and will begin and end at the Shell Point Golf Club, after taking runners along the Caloosahatchee River for some incredible views.
“We are so happy to work with the Fort Myers Track Club and host this exciting event,” said Michael Mongoven, director of golf for Shell Point Golf Club. “I think that the golf course and property of Shell Point will prove to be a wonderful location for the race due to the variety of natural environments throughout the community.”

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Organization Opens Doors to new Community Thrift Store for Southwest Florida. Save 25% at the Grand Opening Weekend July 7 through 9

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 16, 2011) – Shell Point Retirement Community, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving seniors in Southwest Florida, will soon have a new venture when the doors open to Community Thrift Store in South Ft. Myers. The Grand Opening Weekend will take place on Thursday, July 7 through Saturday, July 9 at the new store located at 15501-3 Old McGregor Road next to Planet Fitness in Miner’s Plaza (the old Kiwanis Thrift Store location) on the corner of McGregor Boulevard and Gladiolus Drive.Story PhotoIndividuals looking for a good bargain will have the opportunity to donate and shop at the area’s newest thrift store during the hours of operation; Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 4pm. Plus, all shoppers will receive 25% off ALL purchases during the first three days of operation. The store will be overseen by seasoned thrift store professional Debbie Zeis, Community Thrift Store manager, and approximately 100 volunteers.

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