Shell Point presents 13th annual Artists and Artisans Holiday Bazaar Nov. 2-3



Photo 1: Shell Point Retirement Community will present its 13th annual Artists and Artisans Holiday Bazaar Nov. 2-3 at The Village Church on The Island at Shell Point. Shell Point resident Beverly Shubel showcases her work at last year’s event.

Photo 2: Shell Point Retirement Community’s 13th annual Artists and Artisans Holiday Bazaar Nov. 2-3 will feature one-of-a-kind items created or enhanced by more than 60 talented Shell Point residents. Shell Point resident Linda Gardell showcases her artwork at the 2017 event.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 18, 2018) – Shell Point Retirement Community invites the public to join its 13th annual Artists and Artisans Holiday Bazaar, taking place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3 at The Village Church on The Island at Shell Point.

Hosted by creative Shell Point residents, the annual event will feature one-of-a-kind items created or enhanced by more than 60 talented Shell Point residents. The Artists and Artisans Holiday Bazaar provides guests with an array of unique, hand-designed items and novelty gifts in time for the holiday season, including specialty Christmas décor, Christmas novelties, stylish totes, jewelry, intricate wood sculptures, three-dimensional paper crafts, homemade tasty goodies, children’s clothing, stained glass, books, scarves and more.

“Shell Point residents put an incredible amount of effort, originality and care into the creation of quality products to be sold at our annual event,” said Karen Hubbard, Shell Point resident and chairperson of the craft show. “Spread holiday cheer by purchasing these one-of-a-kind treasures for someone special!”

Admission to the Artists and Artisans Holiday Bazaar is free and open to the public, although crafts may be purchased by cash or check only. After shopping, guests can enjoy a meal at one of Shell Point’s on-site public restaurants. For more information on the upcoming event, visit

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 or 1-800-780-1131.

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The Shell Point ‘Cares’ Program Provided Healthy and Delicious Food to F.I.S.H. in Time for Thanksgiving

FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 21, 2012) – Shell Point Retirement Community’s “Shell Point Cares” program donated several bags of nutritious food to the F.I.S.H. Food Pantry on Sanibel Island to help those in need during the holidays. Staff members of Shell Point Assisted Living visited F.I.S.H. on Sanibel to drop off this generous gift.

“With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, this donation could not have arrived at a better time,” said Christine Swiersz, F.I.S.H. Program Director. “We are planning to provide over 42 families a full Thanksgiving meal. Shell Point’s donation will greatly assist our many clients in need around the holidays and will help to re-stock our year-round food pantry. We truly appreciate Shell Point for offering a helping hand so we can continue to help our neighbors on the Islands.”

“With Shell Point Retirement Community being in such close proximity to Sanibel Island, we truly consider the Island to be one of our closest neighbors,” said McKenzie Millis, Assisted Living Healthcare Marketing Specialist. “We are proud to support F.I.S.H. in its mission of neighbors helping neighbors. We work closely with the entire F.I.S.H. team in sharing resources and expertise in the healthcare and retirement arena.


Shell Point Golf Club Welcomes Veterans

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 27, 2010) –     The Shell Point Golf Club is pleased to participate in the nationally recognized Patriot Day Golf from September 3 through September 6. Veterans will pay only $30 and receive 3 golf balls with the Folds of Honor logo, a drink, complimentary range balls and 18 holes of golf, and proceeds from this event support the Folds of Honor. To make your reservation to participate in this event, call (239) 433-9790.

“We are honored to be participating in such a worthwhile cause for those who have given so much for the freedom of our country,” said Michael Mongoven, Director of Golf for Shell Point Golf Club. “I want to personally invite all veterans to come out and enjoy a round of golf and support a wonderful cause. We want to let everyone know that every day is a great day for golf at the Shell Point Golf Club.”

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A Month of Remembrance

Shell Point’s WWII Veterans Have Stories to Tell

FORT MYERS, FL (May 19, 2001) – May is a month of remembrance, with two important holidays dedicated to the men and women who served our country in times of conflict. Armed Forces Day, celebrated this year on May 19th, has saluted all branches of the armed forces since its inception in 1949, when the services were unified under the Department of Defense. Memorial Day honors the nation’s armed services personnel killed in wartime and was first observed in 1868 as a salute to those lost in the American Civil War. This year, the holiday is on Monday, May 28th.

The following articles, which recognize several of Shell Point’s veterans, were originally printed in the March issue of the Land & Sea Journal and are reprinted here in an abridged version.

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