April 3, 2018
Down & Derby Party Offers a Discount for Chamber E-Newsletter Subscribers!

Click below to learn more and order tickets -- use promo code:
GFMCC for 10% discount!

Far from ordinary! The first of its kind in Fort Myers, this Kentucky Derby-themed party & social event will be just the right mix of fun and flair for those who want to get “Down & Derby”! The Down & Derby Party, hosted by HelloSWFL, will be held on the beautiful back lawn of the historic Heitman House with amazing views along the Caloosahatchee River, just a few blocks east of downtown Fort Myers.

Net Proceeds benefit Valerie's House, a loving place for grieving families in Southwest Florida

Saturday, May 5th from 3:00 - 7:00 PM
Free Tickets for the Fort Myers Miracle this Friday!
Miracle offering free tickets | Fort Myers Florida Weekly

The Fort Myers Miracle hope to pack Hammond Stadium on Friday, April 6, and the ballclub again is partnering with Wendy's restaurants for a special free ticket promotion. Ticket coupons are available at Wendy's in Collier and Lee counties for the ...

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Deadline for nominations EXTENDED until
April 11th!

The 13th Annual Women In Business Apex Awards are Saturday, August 25th at Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa!

Please click below to honor an individual for her professional excellence, service to her community, and mentoring of others with a prestigious Apex nomination!


Thursday, April 19th 2018
Westin Cape Coral
10:30AM - 2:00PM


The event, co-produced by the chamber and the VCB and held to commemorate National Travel and Tourism Week, celebrates the value of tourism and the community teamwork involved in maintaining and enhancing tourism as a major economic engine for the county.

Trade Show tables are going fast!
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Stokes Marine Has Moved!

Stokes Marine is excited to move into their new facility at 15955 Pine Ridge Rd Fort Myers FL 33908 on the corner of Kelly Rd and Pine Ridge Rd. Construction of the 8,800 sq ft facility began in mid-2017 and was completed in early March of 2018. The new location allows them to serve their customers better from one centralized location. They consolidated from and moved out of the sales office they operated in for the last 15 years at the corner of College and McGregor and their construction office on South St. From design through installation of new docks, boat lifts, and seawalls or service and repairs the team at Stokes Marine is happy to ready to assist you. Come visit their new location and see how they can help you maximize you waterfront lifestyle today.  
Member News
SWFL Community Foundation launches Earth Day campaign -...

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 27, 2018) - The Southwest Florida Community Foundation has launched an Earth Day campaign to raise awareness and funds for the environment in Southwest Florida. The "Earth Day the SWFL Way" campaign is meant to engage...

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Pure Florida Expands to Renovated Naples City Docks -...

M/V KUDU II relocated to new slip after $6.5 million renovation of city docks NAPLES, Fla. (March 26, 2018) - Pure Florida is expanding its operation to the newly renovated Naples City Docks after the completion of a $6.5 million upgrade. Pure...

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Stevens Construction completes Specialized Veterinary...

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 30, 2018) - Stevens Construction has completed an expansion of Specialized Veterinary Services, announced Dan Adams, vice president, south Florida. Stevens Construction completed a two-story 13,589-square-feet addition and ...

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Community Invited to FSW Cultural Arts Festival April 18 ...

March 22, 2018 - PUNTA GORDA, FLA - Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) students on the Charlotte Campus will showcase their artistic talents at the Third Annual Cultural Arts Festival on April 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. FSW student-artists...

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Welcome to our March New Members
March Member of the Month
Join us as we celebrate our March Member of the Month! Paula Sisk of Telephone Support Systems -- a t Telephone Support Systems, Inc. it's Paula's goal to help her customers better communicate with their customers.     

She's helped many small to mid-sized businesses improve the efficiency of their road warriors, work-from-home associates and daily office staff. There are many advantages to the new VoIP solutions and she'd love the chance to discuss these with you. 
Ribbon Cuttings
Med Spa 22
239-500-7727


Specialized Veterinary Services
239-947-0588
Home Base
  617-724-5202
Hampton Law
239-309-0090
Save The Date for Our 5th Annual Business Symposium: "Unleashing The Spirit of Your Organization"
Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

When:
Wednesday, September 19th
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Where:
Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa
17260 Harbour Point Dr., Fort Myers

Featuring Keynote Speaker: Matt Keller
March Arts
and Culture
Luncheon at JetBlue Park
Our March Membership Luncheon at Crowne Plaza Bell Tower focused on arts & culture in Southwest Florida as Lydia Black, Executive Director of the Alliance of the Arts spoke to a full house on how the arts mean business. Thanks to our sponsor, Priority Marketing, and our Gold Member Spotlight, HBKS Wealth Advisors!
Member to Member Discounts
Have you listed your member to member discount or coupon?

Click on the link to view the current Member to Member discounts.

Need help adding a coupon? Contact Laurie Stanley at Laurie@fortmyers.org
Leadership NEXT at LARC
Leadership NEXT toured LARC at their March program and learned so much about what this incredible organization has been doing for our community since 1954 as it provides opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to live, work, and participate to the fullest extent their capabilities will allow.
Thank you for Renewing!
American Red Cross - Florida's Southern Gulf Chapter
Araba Shriners
AXI International/ AXI Clean Fuel Tank
Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners
Be Brilliant Marketing
Biotest Pharmaceuticals
Bock Healing Center
Bubba's Roadhouse
The Chang Group
Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc.
Chris Tel Construction
DeLa Salle Academy of Fort Myers
DexYP
Encore Bank
Entech
Everglades Day Safari
Fiber Solutions
Fireservice Disaster Kleenup
Fort Myers Marine
GameTime
Grace Tax Advisory Group, LLC
Guardian Ad Litem Foundation - Voices for Kids of SWFL
HBK CPAs & Consultants
Lee County Library System
Lee County Tax Collector
Lexington Palms at the Forum
Maid Pro
Matthew T. Muller, CPA
MLS Title LLC
Partners for Breast Cancer Care
Roetzel & Andress
Southwest Florida Community Foundation
Spherion Staffing
Stewart & Sons Insurance Inc.
TECO Peoples Gas
Telephone Support Systems
Terry Wynter Auto Service Center, Inc.
The Hibiscus House Bed & Breakfast
The Thompson Agency, Inc.
Tuff Shed Inc
VIP Realty Group, Inc.
Visiting Angels of SW Florida
Wilbur Smith Law Firm
Women In Business Couples Panel at Embassy Suites Estero
Thanks to all of the fantastic couples who shared their stories during our Women in Business Couples Panel in March! Women in Business received awesome feedback --
Bob Grissinger and Frank Albano of Bennett's Fresh Roast, Mary and Norman Love of Norman Love Chocolates, and Connie Ramos-Williams and Rick Williams shared insight, humor, and tips on living and working together as successful couples.
Another Discount Opportunity! Use Promo Code: FRLS
A night out with the Florida Everblades!

FRLS is funded in part by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). As a condition of the funding it receives from the LSC, FRLS is restricted from engaging in certain activities in all of its legal work, including work supported by other funding...

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Support Our New Members by Joining us for our
Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings!
Massage Envy
April 12th
4:30 PM
9374 Ben C. Pratt/Six Mile Cypress Pkwy.
Mark Your Calendar for Our March Monthly Events!
Women In Business - The Value of Volunteerism
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Burroughs Home & Gardens
2505 First St.
Fort Myers, FL. 33901

Leadership NEXT
Thursday, April 10, 2018
Specialized Veterinary Services 
9500 Marketplace Rd.
Fort Myers, FL 33912

Business Before Breakfast
Wednesday, April 12th
HBKS Wealth Advisors
8010 Summerlin Lakes Dr., Suite 200
Fort Myers, FL 33919

Annual Chrysalis Awards & Trade Show
Thursday, April 19th
The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village
5951 Silver King Blvd.
Cape Coral, FL. 33914

Conversations & Cocktails
Thursday, April 26th
Fort Myers Miracle
14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy.
Fort Myers, FL. 33912

Stephanie Davis | Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce | 239-332-2930 | 239-332-7276 | Stephanie@fortmyers.org | www.fortmyers.org