Shell Point Receives Awards From Local FPRA Chapter

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 27, 2009) — The Marketing and Communications Department at Shell Point Retirement Community received six awards from the Southwest Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) during the recent local Image Awards Ceremony.

These included a Grand Image Award, Image Award and a Judges’ Award for the SPTV Improvement Hiatus initiative conducted for the community’s daily closed circuit television station and its program, Shell Point Today; an Award of Distinction for Shell Point’s internal monthly magazine called Shell Point Life; and an Award of Distinction and Judges’ Award for the Pavilion 5-Star Press Release.

Established in 1938, FPRA is the oldest public relations organization in the country. FPRA is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners, who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida. For more information about the Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA, please visit

Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel causeway. Shell Point is a nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry and offers retirement living in a resort-style environment with an 18-hole championship golf course, deep water boating access, and recreational and fitness facilities. For more information about Shell Point, please visit or call (239) 466-1131

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