OCTOBER MEETINGS & EVENTS
Oct 7, 8:30AM: Ambassadors Committee Mtg. (virtual)
Oct 7, 4:00PM: Women in Business Event (virtual)
Oct 8, 11:30AM: P2P Lunch Group (Shoeless Joe's)
Oct 9, 11:30AM: Chamber Board Retreat (Crowne Plaza)
Oct 12, 9:00AM: APEX Committee Mtg. (Seed & Bean Market)
Oct 13, 5:00PM: Leadership NEXT Event (virtual)
Oct 14, 8:15AM: P2P Morning Group (The Standard)
Oct 15, 9:00AM: Golf Committee Mtg. (virtual)
Oct 20, 7:30AM: Chamber Board Meeting (virtual)
Oct 20, 8:30AM: Foundation Board Meeting (virtual)
Oct 21, 4:00PM: WIB Committee Meeting (virtual)
Oct 22, 11:30AM: P2P Lunch Group (Shoeless Joe's)
Oct 28, 8:15AM: P2P Morning Group (The Standard)
TOMORROW - WOMEN IN BUSINESS
The Women in Business virtual program on October 7 will feature female entrepreneurs in our community discussing their experiences building their businesses. We will hear from Suzanne Boy, Boy Agnew Potanovic, Judy Williams, SPADA Salon & Day Spa, Kelly L. Fayer, Kelly L. Fayer P.A., and Erica Castner, Castner Consulting in a conversation moderated by Jessica Walker, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co, P.A.

Registration is required for access to this online event, which begins at 4:00PM. $10 for Chamber Members, $15 for future members.
NEW MEMBERS
Please join us in welcoming the newest members of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce!
LEADERSHIP NEXT: YOUNG PROFESSIONALS IN THE WORLD OF POLITICS
As the nation readies for the November election, Leadership NEXT will provide insight into the world of politics at their October 13 virtual program. Attendees will hear from a panel of young professionals in the community about their experiences in running for political offices and working on political campaigns. Speakers include Bryan Blackwell, Jenna Persons and Elaine Sarlo. The program will be moderated by Chris Lopez, regional manager of external affairs for TECO Peoples Gas.

Blackwell is a managing partner of Molloy Financial Group, a financial planning practice of Raymond James. Most recently, Blackwell ran for the Florida House of Representatives for District 77. Persons is the Republican nominee for the Florida House of Representatives for District 78 and partner of Strayhorn & Persons law firm. Sarlo is the director of public affairs for TM Strategic Consulting, a Fort Myers-based political consulting firm running campaigns across Southwest Florida.

This event is free for Chamber members and $5 for future members and begins at 5:00PM. Registration is required for access to this online event.

FGCU Alumni Association is the annual sponsor of Leadership NEXT.
GOLF CLASSIC
The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce annual Golf Classic, presented by Larue Pest Management and Pool Pros is one month away! We tee off on Friday, November 6 at noon at Eastwood Golf Course.

Join us for a fun day of golf and networking. Get outside and see other humans...in person!*

We have room for a few more foursomes, so don't delay - make your golf reservation today! Foursomes include a pre-golf light lunch, delicious food throughout the day at Taste of the Chamber restaurant stations, complimentary beverages, and games and chances to win prizes - longest putt, closest to the pin, longest drive, and more! Our Taste of the Chamber restaurants are: Bahama Breeze, The Standard, Loud Italian Pizza, and Seed & Bean Market.

BANNER SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE! We are featuring ONE company per hole on the course, and have a handful remaining. If you're interested in having all of our golfers see your ad, make your banner reservation. For $250 you get a banner with your logo - that you get to keep! - that is placed on the course for all to see.

*We will be following CDC Guidelines for social distancing, etc.
GOLF VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you'd like to spend some time with us at Eastwood Golf Course on Friday, November 6, we'd love to see you! Volunteers help with check-in, set-up, breakdown, and get to enjoy a great day on the course. We feed and water our volunteers, too, and we always have a fantastic time! Interested? Contact Debra DeHaven at 239-332-2930, debra@fortmyers.org.
THANK YOU TO OUR GOLF CLASSIC SPONSORS