FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 5, 2010) — The public is invited to a forum with Democratic Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Alex Sink on Monday, March 22, at 10:00 am.  This community forum will be at Shell Point Retirement Community inside the Shell Point Church Auditorium on the Island.

Sink was elected as Florida’s CFO in 2006, and has led the charge to cut wasteful government spending and stand up for Florida’s consumers.  As CFO, Alex Sink has created programs such as ‘Safeguard Our Seniors’, aimed at protecting Florida’s seniors from financial fraud.  CFO Sink’s Safeguard our Seniors workshops have helped Florida seniors recover nearly $9 million and put senior scammers behind bars.

This event is free and open to the public.  Visitors must follow the directional parking signs to the proper parking lots where a bus will be waiting to transport them to the auditorium.  If you have questions about this event, please call (239) 454-2071.

Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community and does not endorse any political party or candidate. Shell Point Retirement Community is located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel causeway.  To learn more about Shell Point, visit us at www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.

MEDIA INFORMATION:  All media are invited to arrive early for technical set-up and preparation.  To reserve your space on the Media Platform, please contact Jessica Clark at (239) 454-2071.  A platform and mult-box with 14 outlets will be provided for television/audio use.  The approximate number of feet between the camera platform and media truck/van parking is 225 feet.

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