Annual Shell Point Open Charity Golf Tournament raises $67,000 for future Arts Center

FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 25, 2017) – Shell Point Retirement Community, a resort-style, nonprofit continuing care retirement community in Fort Myers, recently hosted its 14th annual Shell Point Open Charity Golf Tournament, raising more than $67,000 to benefit the future Arts Center at Shell Point.

Presented by The Legacy Foundation at Shell Point, the annual event brought more than 144 Southwest Florida golfers together for a four-person, scramble-style tournament on Shell Point’s championship 18-hole course. Golfers enjoyed breakfast at The Breezeway before hitting the greens, and concluded the competition with a luncheon at the Banyan Grill, which also included the opportunity to win prize drawings and giveaways.

Wright Construction Group served as title sponsor of the 14th annual Shell Point Open Charity Golf Tournament, along with premier sponsor DeAngelis Diamond and signature sponsor FineMark National Bank & Trust.

The Club at Shell Point features an 18-hole championship golf course that opened in 2000. The clubhouse features a sophisticated experience in a classic setting with fine dining, salon and spa, and fitness facilities. The course offers a driving range and practice green, lessons, and a fully-stocked pro shop and snack bar. The course is open to the public, and is located at 17500 On Par Blvd. in Fort Myers. To learn more, visit www.shellpointgolf.com.

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 care for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access, six public restaurants, a championship 18-hole golf course, and many other recreational and educational activities. Learn more at www.shellpoint.org or 1-800-780-1131.

Shell Point hosts “Living to 100: Is There an App for That?” seminar Dec. 4

FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 16, 2017) – As life expectancies continue to increase as a result of breakthroughs in medicine and technology, it is more important than ever to plan now for the future. Shell Point Retirement Community will host an educational seminar “Living to 100: Is There an App for That?” from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4 at The Village Church Auditorium at Shell Point. This event is free and open to the public. To learn more or to register, contact The Legacy Foundation at Shell Point by calling 239-466-8484 or visiting www.shellpoint.org.

During the seminar, guests will discover how to live life to the fullest with a meaningful, financially rewarding, healthy and secure future. Shell Point will welcome leaders and motivators in the health and wellness, financial and estate planning, and senior living industries as they prepare attendees for living the most rewarding life to the ripe age of 100.

Presenters include Dr. Sal Lacagnina, vice president of health and wellness for Lee Health; Paul Weinstein, CFP, and Nadine Wilkes, CFP, of Weinstein Wilkes Financial Group, an independent firm of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.; Craig Hersch, estate planning attorney with Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.; and Ronette Icso, vice president of sales and marketing for Shell Point Retirement Community.

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 care for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access, six public restaurants, a championship 18-hole golf course, and many other recreational and educational activities. Learn more at www.shellpoint.org or 1-800-780-1131.

Shell Point’s 2017-2018 Concert Series presents “All is Calm” Dec. 7

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2017) – Shell Point Retirement Community is kicking off the Performing Arts program of its 2017-2018 Concert Series with a theatrical concert, “All is Calm,” taking place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7 at the Village Church on The Island at Shell Point. The event is open to the public, with tickets available for purchase online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or by phone at 239-454-2067.

“All is Calm” highlights the true events of the Christmas Truce of 1914, where Allied and German soldiers along the Western Front stopped fighting and celebrated Christmas together, spending the day sharing small gifts and playing each other in football matches. Vexed by the grinding and dull horror of trench warfare, both sides found comradeship together, defying orders against fraternization.

Written by playwright Peter Rothstein, with musical arrangements by Ericke Lichte and Timothy Takach, the performance features a variety of patriotic and sentimental tunes, depicting the night of camaraderie, music and peace on Christmas of 1914.

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 care for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access, six public restaurants, a championship 18-hole golf course, and many other recreational and educational activities. Learn more at www.shellpoint.org or 1-800-780-1131.

Shell Point’s 2017-2018 Concert Series presents Southwest Florida Symphony’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” Dec. 12

FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 6, 2017) – Shell Point Retirement Community’s 2017-2018 Concert Series welcomes Southwest Florida Symphony to the stage for a Holiday Pops concert performance, “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Village Church on The Island at Shell Point. The event is open to the public, with tickets available for purchase online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or by phone at 239-454-2067.

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” will reprise songs from the 1965 classic animated special, “Peanuts,” as well as other traditional Christmas tunes. Pianist Jim Martinez and his quartet will join the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra in paying tribute to the famous songs written or arranged by Vince Guaraldi.

Dr. Trent Brown, director of choral studies at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), and the talented young voices of the FGCU Chamber Choir, will also join the orchestra for the seasonal celebration. Attendees will enjoy Christmas favorites such as “O Tannenbaum,” “White Christmas,” “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “What Child Is This,” “Joy to the World” and many more.

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 care for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access, six public restaurants, a championship 18-hole golf course, and many other recreational and educational activities. Learn more at www.shellpoint.org or 1-800-780-1131.