SHELL POINT 2011-2012 CONCERT AND CONVERSATIONS SERIES

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 26, 2011) – The Concert and Conversations Series at Shell Point Retirement Community will again be open to the public announced Dawn Boren, Director of Resident Life for Shell Point Retirement Community. This series will feature four concerts, and following each concert participants will enjoy a beverage and dessert reception with the performers. The list of performers includes:

Olga Caceanova, Violinist and Constantine Finehouse, Pianist – Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 7:00pm
Yoonjung Han, Pianist – Monday, December 5, 2011 at 7:00pm
Evan Drachman, Cellist and Richard Dowling, Pianist – Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 7:00pm
ETA 3 – Monday, February 13, 2012 at 7:00pm

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Shell Point Plans to Host Employment Open House The Retirement Community is Adding a New Facility, Creating 50+Job Opportunities

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 15, 2011) – On Friday, September 30, Shell Point Retirement Community will host an employment fair in The Woodlands neighborhood of the community. Due to the planning and construction of The Springs at Shell Point, a new assisted living facility for the property, there will be 50+ available job opportunities created.

From 8am until 1pm, and then again from 3pm until 7pm, individuals interested in employment with Shell Point can visit the property to apply for a variety of upcoming positions. The event will take place in the Grand Cypress Room of The Woodlands at Shell Point, located at 14441 Woodsong Lane, and attendees should follow the signs to parking.

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SHELL POINT WELCOMES BACK THE BARBARY COAST DIXIELAND BAND

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 15, 2011) – Shell Point Retirement Community will welcome the Barbary Coast Dixieland Band to perform on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 7:30pm. Tickets are required and the concert will take place in the Church Auditorium on The Island at Shell Point.
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“The Barbary Coast Dixieland Band is such a popular group, and when we have had them perform on property in years past, they have received excellent reviews and attendance,” said Dawn Boren, director of resident life for Shell Point Retirement Community. “They always manage to get audience members toe-tapping to every song they play, and offer a vibrant energy that visitors can feel from the stage, so we are very happy to have them offer another wonderful performance.”

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SHELL POINT INVITES SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TO ATTEND 2011 HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZAAR

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 12, 2011) – The Shell Point Crafters Group will hold their annual Shell Point Holiday Craft Bazaar on Friday and Saturday, November 4 and 5, from 10:00am until 3:00pm. Barbara Hilton, chairperson of the craft show, is pleased to welcome the public to view and purchase a variety of crafts, art, and jewelry created by the many talented artists at Shell Point.Story Photo 

 

 

 

 

The show will take place on the first and second floors of the Woodlands Commons, and will feature a large assortment of quality crafts for sale. All of the items are handmade by the residents of Shell Point, and include beautiful handbags, wood sculptures, pottery, pet outfits, toys, books, jewelry, cards, and more. Home decorations and baked goods will also be sold during the event. And after shopping, guests can visit one of Shell Point’s onsite restaurants to enjoy a light snack or a full lunch. Each venue offers varied menu selections at competitive prices.

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Shell Point to Convert Existing Hotel Into New Assisted Living Facility Named “The Springs”

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 9, 2011) – The management of Shell Point Retirement Community has announced its decision to convert the Country Inn & Suites hotel located at the entrance to the community into a new assisted living facility (ALF) called The Springs at Shell Point.The Springs Assisted Living Facility

The hotel, which is owned by Shell Point, has been in operation since 2001. Its last official day of operation as a hotel will be Monday, September 12, and a major renovation will begin immediately to convert the building into the non-profit community’s third assisted living facility.

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SHELL POINT PRESENTS ANNUAL SPEAKER SERIES, “IN THE FACE OF COURAGE”

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 6, 2011) – Shell Point Retirement Community is pleased to announce that its fourth annual Speaker Series will begin in January, according to Dawn Boren, director of resident life for Shell Point. This year the series will follow a theme of “In The Face of Courage”, and feature Joel Sonnenberg, Richard Picciotto, and Dave Sanderson; all of whom have overcome a range of adversities. All residents of Southwest Florida are invited to attend, but tickets are required. This series will be presented during the following dates and times:

• Monday, January 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. – A Story of the Resilience of the Human Spirit with Joel Sonnenberg

• Friday, February 3, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. – Surviving the World Trade Center Collapse with Richard Picciotto

• Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. – The Miracle on the Hudson with Dave Sanderson

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