SHELL POINT RESIDENTS HELP STUDENTS START THE SCHOOL YEAR

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 27th, 2012)

Story PhotoResidents of Shell Point Retirement Community, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving seniors in Southwest Florida, hosted their annual summer school supply drive to assist children and grandchildren of staff for the retirement community.

“We are most fortunate that our residents have, once again, extended their generosity and raised $11,000 to help provide employee’s children and grandchildren with their necessary ‘back to school’ supplies,” said Karen Anderson, AVP of Human Resources.

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The Community Thrift Store Celebrates One Year Anniversary!

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 22, 2012) –

Story PhotoShell Point Retirement Community, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving seniors in Southwest Florida, opened a new venture in Southwest Florida one year ago, the Community Thrift Store. The first year of operation was so successful, that in the spring, The Community Thrift Store had to expand into a larger space located right next door! The newly expanded space is located in the same shopping center at 15501-2 Old McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers, next to Planet Fitness in the Iona area of South Ft Myers. Store hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 9am – 4pm.

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Shell Point Welcomes Residents of Southwest Florida to Informational Meetings

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 21, 2012) – Residents of Southwest Florida who would like to learn about resort style retirement options and lifecare, are invited to attend one of several informational meetings at Shell Point Retirement Community. One of Shell Point’s experienced retirement counselors will explain the numerous benefits received when becoming a resident at Shell Point. 
The informational meetings will be held at 10:00am on the following dates in the main Commons located in The Woodlands neighborhood at Shell Point:

September 4, 11, 18, and 25
October 9, 17, and 31
November 13, 20, and 27
December 4, 11, and 18

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SHELL POINT ACADEMY CLASS ABOUT HONG KONG – THE RISE OF THE DRAGON

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 14, 2012) – The Academy at Shell Point invites Southwest Florida residents to attend an informative presentation entitled, Hong Kong – The Rise of the Dragon. The event will take place on Tuesday, September 11, from 10:00am to 11:30am, in the Grand Cypress Room of The Woodlands at Shell Point Retirement Community. Tickets are required to attend, and can be purchased for $10 each by calling (239) 489-8472. 

Professor Adrian Kerr, a well known author and educator, returns to Shell Point to trace Hong Kong’s epic journey from a tiny uninhabited swampy British colony after the Opium War of 1839, to its current status as global financial economic powerhouse and business capital. Meaning ‘Fragrant Harbor,’ the city has a dramatic physical setting with an expansive skyline overlooking the picturesque Victoria Harbor. “We will put Hong Kong in the context of China’s fascinating long and turbulent history and track its rise under the 1997 ‘one country two systems’ mandate,” said Professor Kerr. “We will discuss how it has become the model for the rest of China.”

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SHELL POINT ACADEMY OFFERS CLASS ABOUT HURRICANES

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 14, 2012) – Shell Point’s Academy of Lifelong Learning invites the public to attend a class presented by Kristie Anders, Education Director Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation, about hurricanes in Southwest Florida on September 18 at 10:00 am. This free presentation will take place in the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands in Shell Point Retirement Community; however space is limited, so reservations are required to attend. To reserve your spot please call (239) 489-8472. 

Anders experienced her first hurricane at age 6, and that was the first of many hurricanes and tropical storms that this island dwelling educator has lived through. In addition to her personal experiences, she will share the scientific information that will help us better understand this phenomenon.

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SHELL POINT RETIREMENT COMMUNITY WEBSITE RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS

Award Recognizes Creative Excellence in Video Production
FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 10, 2012) – Members of the Marketing and Communications Department of Shell Point Retirement Community received four awards during the 2012 Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Conference in St. Augustine. 

Shell Point’s website, www.shellpoint.org, received a Golden Image Award, Judges Award, and Grand Golden Image Award for excellent design and outstanding performance by the Florida Public Relations Association. Additionally, Shell Point’s Discovery Club Program received an Award of Distinction in the category of PR Programs – Promotional/Marketing.

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SHELL POINT GOLF CLUB WILL PARTICIPATE IN PATRIOT GOLF WEEKEND

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 2, 2012)

Story PhotoShell Point Golf Club is pleased to participate in the nationally recognized Patriot Day Golf from August 31 through September 3. To show support during this worthy weekend event, Shell Point Golf Club will donate $1 from every paid round over the weekend to the Folds of Honor Foundation. Additionally, Shell Point Golf Club will double the final total of the rounds donations from the weekend. To make your reservation to participate in this event, call (239) 433-9790.

“This is an amazing organization that gives back to those who have given so much for the freedom of our country, and we are honored that we can participate,” said Michael Raber, Head Golf Professional for Shell Point Golf Club. “We hope that everyone comes out to support this worthwhile cause, while also enjoying a game of golf. We believe that every day is a great day for golf at the Shell Point Golf Club.”

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