The Village Church at Shell Point Welcomes Organist Diane Bish for Easter Sunday Concert

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( March 17, 2015) – The Village Church at Shell Point welcomes acclaimed organist Diane Bish at 6:15 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 5, for the final performance in the 2014-2015 Season of Praise Concert Series.

Known as “The First Lady of the Organ,” Bish is the host of The Joy of Music, a television journey around the world with renowned organists and guest artists. Bish’s classical artistry is internationally recognized, and she dedicates her talent to the glory of God.

Acclaimed organist Diane Bish will perform at Shell Point Retirement Community on Easter Sunday, April 5, at 6:15 p.m. (photographer/owner)
Above: Acclaimed organist Diane Bish will perform at Shell Point Retirement Community on Easter Sunday, April 5, at 6:15 p.m. (photographer/owner)

“Diane Bish is the most visible and influential classical organist performing today, and we are delighted that she is joining us for this evening concert in celebration of Easter Sunday,” said Randy Woods, Minister of Worship at The Village Church.

Tickets for this event are now on sale and cost $10 each. To purchase tickets online, visit www.shellpoint.org/seasonofpraise, or call The Village Church at 239-454-2147.

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Shell Point President Peter Dys Reappointed to Florida Governor’s Continuing Care Advisory Council

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( March 12, 2015) – Peter Dys, president and CEO of Shell Point Retirement Community, has been reappointed to the Governor’s Continuing Care Advisory Council by Florida Governor Rick Scott for a term running through Sept. 30, 2017.

“It has been my honor to serve on the Governor’s Continuing Care Advisory Council since 2005,” said Dys. “I’m privileged to take part in another productive year with the Governor’s Council, as we continue to pursue high standards of care for Florida’s lifecare retirement communities.

The Council acts in an advisory capacity to the Office of Insurance Regulation. The Council recommends to the Office any changes in statues and rules pertaining to continuing care retirement communities. Additionally, upon the request of the Office, the Council assists with any corrective action, rehabilitation, or cessation of business plan for a provider.

Southwest Florida Invited to Shell Point Photo Contest and Juried Show

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( March 10, 2015) – Shell Point resident photographers invite members of the Southwest Florida community to browse original photography during the annual Shell Point Photo Show. This free display is available for viewing Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Resident Activity Center on The Island at Shell Point.

View photographs taken by Shell Point’s own resident photographers, including juried photo show participants who won several ribbons in past years. Photography exhibits will feature categories such as architecture, scenery, birds and other wildlife, pets and people, still life, and more. For more details about this event, contact Melody Desilets at 239-454-2290.

The Shell Point Photo Show includes juried photos, like this submission by photographer Gerald Langberg, displayed in the 2014 exhibit. (Gerald Langberg/used with permission)
Above: The Shell Point Photo Show includes juried photos, like this submission by photographer Gerald Langberg, displayed in the 2014 exhibit. (Gerald Langberg – used with permission)

The Shell Point Photo Show is taking place in The Resident Activity Center on The Island, located at 15000 Shell Point Blvd., Suite 110, in Fort Myers, two miles before the Sanibel Causeway.

About Shell Point Retirement Community 

Shell Point Retirement Community, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers, Florida. Shell Point offers independent retirement living, assisted living, and skilled nursing in an active, resort-style environment to its 2,400 residents. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access with free boat dockage, and other recreational facilities. To learn more, visitwww.shellpoint.org www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.