Correction: Our next meeting will be at 9:00 a.m. on
Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Thank you for your understanding.
Join us at our next meeting!
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
Welcome New & Reelected Fort Myers CRA Commissioners

Congratulations to our newly-elected CRA Commissioners Darla Bonk and Dr. Liston "Lin" D. Bochette III, as well to our reelected CRA Commissioners (Mayor) Kevin Anderson and Johnny W. Streets, Jr. They join CRA Chair Fred Burson, and Commissioners Teresa Watkins Brown and Terolyn Watson in leading Fort Myers redevelopment initiatives.
Business Spotlight: Splatter Dayz Paint Studio
Splatter Dayz, located at 39 Mildred Drive, Unit 1, is a new business in the Cleveland Avenue redevelopment area, subarea 3. It's a fun place for both kids and adults! Splatter Dayz features splatter painting under black lights and music to create an original painting that is unique, colorful, and full of memories.
FutureMakers Coalition Structural Racism & Implicit Bias
Virtual Event December 11

Transforming SWFL's Workforce and Community: Implicit bias refers to attitudes or stereotypes that impact our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. The FutureMakers Coalition is committed to facilitating community conversations to shine a light on these topics to strengthen our community's educational systems and workforce.

Join this free virtual event on Friday, December 11, 2020 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Small Business Saturday on November 28

Choose Local! Please remember the lifeblood of Fort Myers economy, our small and locally-owned businesses! These neighbors of ours have placed their faith, hopes, and dreams in Fort Myers and need your support this Small Business Saturday, November 28 and throughout the holiday season. Your patronage will make a difference to our small businesses in all of Fort Myers' redevelopment areas.
Business Spotlight: Florida Rural Legal Services
Business Spotlight: Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc.

Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc., at 3210 Cleveland Avenue, is a legacy business founded in 1966 located in the Cleveland Avenue redevelopment area, subarea 2. It provides free civil legal assistance to indigent families and low-income elderly people in 13 South Central Florida counties, as well as legal assistance to migrant workers throughout the state of Florida.
Free Health Insurance Review Event this Saturday, Nov. 21

Enrollment Center, a free healthcare insurance review, is being offered this Saturday in Fort Myers. It is a community event for people interested in Affordable Care Act and Medicare options. Be sure to bring your Medicare Card (if on Medicare), your list of doctors and prescriptions. A pantry area with giveaway goodies will also be available to participants.

Saturday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Enrollment Center, 3592 Broadway, Suite 100, Fort Myers, FL 33901
More Information: Jessica Asbel, MBA, 239-351-6280
CRA Office Closed November 26 - 27
We will reopen on Monday, November 30 at 7:30 a.m.

Happy Thanksgiving!