FORT MYERS, Fla. ( September 22 , 2014)
The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point welcomes ECHO on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. in the Social Center on the Island. Over the past 34 years, ECHO (Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization) has grown to provide education and hands-on assistance, as well as plants and seeds, to combat world hunger. Danielle Flood, ECHO’s public relations and communications manager, and Dr. Martin Price, ECHO’s co-founder, will show you what ECHO is doing from North Fort Myers to make a difference around the world, as well as right here, in southwest Florida.
This presentation is free, but space is limited and registration is required by calling (239) 489-8472.
The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point is an educational initiative for the residents of the retirement community. The Academy provides approximately 80 classes each semester that encompass a well-rounded curriculum of educational opportunities for senior adults. The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point was named as one of 2008’s most innovative active aging programs by the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an association that supports professionals who develop wellness/fitness facilities and services for age 50-plus adults.
Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, two miles before the Sanibel causeway. A nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry, the community offers retirement living in a resort-style environment with an 18-hole championship golf course that is open to the public, deep water boating access, and recreational and fitness facilities. To learn more about Shell Point, visit us at www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.