Friday Facts for March 25, 2022

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.14.4″ background_color=”RGBA(255,255,255,0)” da_disable_devices=”off|off|off” global_colors_info=”{}” da_is_popup=”off” da_exit_intent=”off” da_has_close=”on” da_alt_close=”off” da_dark_close=”off” da_not_modal=”on” da_is_singular=”off” da_with_loader=”off” da_has_shadow=”on”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_post_title meta=”off” featured_image=”off” _builder_version=”4.14.9″ title_all_caps=”off” background_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” parallax=”on” parallax_method=”off” parallax_effect=”on” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” global_module=”1046″ saved_tabs=”all” locked=”off” global_colors_info=”{}”][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” global_colors_info=”{}” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Here are your Friday Facts” _builder_version=”4.14.9″ text_font_size=”18px” background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Dear Chamber Member and Chamber Friends, here are your Friday Facts from the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce.

Here is a copy of Chamber President, John Wright’s newspaper column from March 15.

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Special Section” _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” text_text_color=”#000000″ text_font_size=”16px” background_color=”#c4efdc” custom_margin=”10px||||false|false” custom_padding=”20px|25px|20px|25px|false|true” border_radii=”on|8px|8px|8px|8px” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ global_colors_info=”{}”]

For Our Members Only

PG Chamber radio show: Exclusively for PG Chamber members: NOW BOOKING FOR APRIL 2022. (Only 3 Spots Remain Available) Our monthly radio show on Seaview 104.9FM during the Bob Alexander Radio Show is on the first Wednesday and Thursday of each month. The process is very simple – no need to visit the studio. Bob will call you, set up a recording time and it’ll be done over the phone and inserted directly into the programming of this very popular show. You get the option to record two x 2.5 minute slots or else simply record one and have it aired twice during the show. Bob will be able to let you know exactly during which hour it will air. The cost is an incredible $110 (payable to the PG Chamber, not iHeart). To register for the show, simply email John Wright. The rest we’ll take care of for you. Only ten businesses per month, so don’t delay. Offering you a great way to promote your business, advertise an event or simply to show your community support.

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row disabled_on=”on|on|on” admin_label=”For Our Members” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” disabled=”on” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_text admin_label=”For Our Members” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

For Our Members

PG Chamber radio show: Exclusively for PG Chamber members: NOW BOOKING FOR APRIL 2022. Our monthly radio show on Seaview 104.9FM during the Bob Alexander Radio Show is on the first Wednesday and Thursday of each month. The process is very simple – no need to visit the studio. Bob will call you, set up a recording time and it’ll be done over the phone and inserted directly into the programming of this very popular show. You get the option to record two x 2.5 minute slots or else simply record one and have it aired twice during the show. Bob will be able to let you know exactly during which hour it will air. The cost is an incredible $110 (payable to the PG Chamber, not iHeart). To register for the show, simply email John Wright. The rest we’ll take care of for you. Only ten businesses per month, so don’t delay. Offering you a great way to promote your business, advertise an event or simply to show your community support.

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_text admin_label=”For Our Community and All Of Our Members” _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

For Our Community and All Of Our Members

Punta Gorda Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau

The Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau is accepting nominations for the Annual Tourism Awards, presented in partnership with the Charlotte chapter of the FRLA. These awards recognize stand out employees from local Restaurants, Hotel/Motel/Resorts, Vacation Rentals and Attractions. The online nomination form can be accessed here. Nominations are due by April 11.

The awards presentation will take place at the Annual Tourism Celebration lunch on May 5.

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Harboritaville” _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Harboritaville Toes in the sand

SAVE THE DATE! APRIL 2, 2022

Harboritaville, Toes In the Sand, a new family-friendly event on Saturday, April 2 on the Great Lawn at the T.T. Tiki Bar at Four Points By Sheraton from 12:30-6:30 pm.

Musical guests will include Michael Hayman’s Hibiscus Band, Tropical Avenue and John Patti Group.

The party on the lawn will benefit 10 of our local non-profits that will be promoting their causes, serving their own unique Margaritas and competing in a hula skirt dance-off competition.

The winning drink of the day will be based on voting by attendees purchasing the Margarita Row tickets/wristbands. The hotel/tiki will serve the winning margarita for one year and give the non-profit $1 for every time the drink is purchased. Watch for more details shortly!

We have sponsorship opportunities available! We’d like to thank Friendly Floors, Express Employment Professionals, Gettel of Charlotte County, TIME Realty Services, WhitCo Insurance and Parrot Magazine for their sponsorships.

Interested? Contact us at 941-639-3720 or jrwright@puntagorda-chamber.com

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row admin_label=”Where’s John Now?” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” background_enable_color=”off” border_color_all=”RGBA(255,255,255,0)” global_module=”27110″ saved_tabs=”all” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Where’s John Now?” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”#f9f9dc” custom_padding=”15px|20px|15px|20px|true|true” box_shadow_style=”preset1″ global_colors_info=”{}”]

Where’s John Now?

Take a Tour of a Local Business and Chamber Member with John. CLICK HERE to find out where he visited this week.

This video will be shared here in Friday Facts, on our Chamber website, and on our Chamber Social Media pages. If you would like to have a visit from John please contact Tara Zajas at tzajas@puntagorda-chamber.com or call the office (941) 639-3720 to schedule a date.

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”Chamber Calendar of Events Members ONLY” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”RGBA(255,255,255,0)” da_disable_devices=”off|off|off” global_colors_info=”{}” da_is_popup=”off” da_exit_intent=”off” da_has_close=”on” da_alt_close=”off” da_dark_close=”off” da_not_modal=”on” da_is_singular=”off” da_with_loader=”off” da_has_shadow=”on”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” border_width_top=”2px” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Chamber Calendar of Events Members ONLY” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Chamber Calendar of Events Members ONLY

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Networking Events – date” _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Networking Events – April 2022

**Please remember to RSVP directly to events by emailing reception@puntagorda-chamber.com, by calling us at 941-639-3720 or by paying for lunch online. We LOVE to see you but we appreciate knowing you’re coming to provide our host with an accurate count to better accommodate us. Thank you for your assistance!

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

April 13: Business Over Breakfast 7:15-8:30 am Wake up and smell the coffee with your Chamber at Hurricane Charley’s, 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda hosted by Virginia B. Andes. Please be sure to RSVP to reception@puntagorda-chamber.com or call 941.639.3720. 

April 19: Business After Hours 5:30 pm Come and join your Chamber for our Business After Hours at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center, sponsored by Gettel of Charlotte County. Don’t forget to bring a gift to promote and showcase your business! Please be sure to RSVP to reception@puntagorda-chamber.com or call 941.639.3720. 

April 27: Networking Luncheon Noon-1:30 pm Come and join your Chamber for our Networking Lunch at Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club located at 4400 Lister St., Port Charlotte. Menu choices: Apple Walnut Cranberry Salad, Chicken Quesadilla or Corned Beef Reuben. Please be sure to RSVP to reception@puntagorda-chamber.com or call 941.639.3720. NOTE: Cancellations not accepted after 3 pm on Friday before event. Cost is $20 per person pre-paid. We take cash, check, Mastercard, Visa, Discover & Amex.

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”ONLINE RESERVATIONS FOR CHAMBER LUNCHEONS ARE AVAILABLE BY CLICKING HERE” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” text_font=”|700||on|||||” text_font_size=”18px” text_orientation=”center” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Online Reservations for Chamber Luncheons are available by clicking HERE

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”Partners in Action News” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”RGBA(255,255,255,0)” da_disable_devices=”off|off|off” global_colors_info=”{}” da_is_popup=”off” da_exit_intent=”off” da_has_close=”on” da_alt_close=”off” da_dark_close=”off” da_not_modal=”on” da_is_singular=”off” da_with_loader=”off” da_has_shadow=”on”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_text admin_label=”all the following” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” text_font_size=”18px” text_orientation=”center” custom_padding=”20px||20px||true|false” border_width_top=”2px” border_color_top=”#000000″ border_width_bottom=”2px” border_color_bottom=”#000000″ global_module=”27113″ saved_tabs=”all” global_colors_info=”{}”]

All the Following Information is for Our Community.

Please Support Our Local Businesses!

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Partners in Action News” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Partners in Action News

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Four Points by Sheraton (Platinum)We have an exciting weekend planned at the Four Points by Sheraton and T.T.’s Tiki Bar. We have Champ Jaxon taking the stage for the very first time at 7 pm tonight. You don’t want to miss a chance to see the up and coming rising star! On Saturday night, Maiden Cane returns to the Tiki at 7 pm. As always, we will have our all you can eat fish and chips on Friday night in our Dockside Grill. On Saturday, we will feature Prime Rib. The Tiki Bar … always sizzling!

TIME Realty Services, Inc (Gold) – Considering selling? Call Della Booth and put her 24 years of local experience to work for you. 239.699.4493 

Downtown Farmers Market (Gold) The Punta Gorda Farmers Market is open every Saturday, 8 am-1 pm. March Newsletter!

CAM Realty (Silver) – Virtual office available in Downtown Punta Gorda, $99/+tax per month. A virtual office plan provides your company the image of a professional office without the cost of dedicated office space. Use our company address for a business mailing address and conference room access while growing your business. You can upgrade at any time to an executive suite when you outgrow a Virtual. Contact CAM Realty today to find out how affordable using a Virtual Office plan can be: 941.833.0083.

Creative Window Treatments (Silver) – Your local Hunter Douglas Showcase Dealer. We offer all types of custom window treatments for any business or commercial setting with two locations to serve you. Call for your FREE In-Home consultation! 941.637.0015 / 941.828.0000

WENG Radio (Silver In Kind) We want to help our fellow Chamber members by broadcasting information about their business to the public. Click here for a special chamber members only rate!

Charlotte Players (Bronze) – The Oak Ridge Boys are coming to The Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center on March 28! Since their debut, the band have released 33 albums to date, and have become one of the truly legendary acts of southern gospel music. The band is on tour celebrating their 40th anniversary of their hit song Elvira. There are two sections of seating left: $45 and $59. For more information go to www.charlotteplayers.org or call 941.255.1022.

Coastal Expressions & Wine (Bronze) – Join us Every Friday night for WINE-O BINGO. 6-8 pm. $6 a card. Three Games. Win wine as prizes.
Every Saturday night with Live Music. 
Every Wednesday is Wine Wednesday. Join us every Wednesday and enjoy $6 a glass on select pours. 
Every Thursday night is Trivia Night. Get your team (up to 6 people) for Trivia. Win wine & food prizes. Game starts at 6:30. Call to make your reservation 941.214.8599. 1133 Bal Harbor Plaza, Suite 1135 in the ISLES. Full food & wine/beer/non-alcoholic menu daily. Call to make your reservation 941.214.8599

Military Heritage Museum (Bronze In Kind) – Gulf Theater Happenings! Save the Date! April 26-27 is the Giving Challenge. Click here to see how you can support the Military Heritage Museum.

C.A.R.E. of Charlotte County (Support) – Here in Punta Gorda, we stand by our survivors and we pledge to believe them no matter what. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and April 5 is Teal Day here at C.A.R.E. Let’s come together as a community and show survivors that we pledge to believe and support them.

Fabulous Finds/The Charlotte County Homeless Coalition (Support) – The 2nd Annual “Hope for Homeless” Spring Golf Scramble to benefit The Homeless Coalition will be held on Saturday, May 21 at Burnt Store Marina. Check-in is at 7:30 am and the shotgun start is at 8:15 am. The cost is $75 and includes: 25 chance auction tickets,1 drink ticket, a continental breakfast, a delicious lunch and raffle tickets. Contact Meghan if you would like to be a sponsor or would like to have a foursome at 941.627.4313, Ext. 134 or meghan.himelein@cchomelesscoalition.org 

Frank Desguin Family (Support) – Copy of Frank’s Column in the newspaper. Did you know that one of Punta Gorda’s early entrepreneurs left us not only an elegant house, but one that may be haunted as well?

Marco Office Supply (Support) – Paper alert! Stay informed. Get the facts.

Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens (Support) – ZimSculpt, running now through April 18 in which curators from Zimbabwe brought in over 2,000 hand-carved stone sculptures.We have received an overwhelmingly positive response from Charlotte County Schools wanting to bring 1,400 students to the exhibit. It gives students a rare opportunity to observe the finest Zimbabwean sculptors demonstrating their artistry while they observe and learn about this art and culture. We need your help to meet the requests from our schools. Please join us and other community organizations to help support these field trips. The cost per student is $7. Please click here for more information on how you can help!

Perfectly Polished Nail Boutique (Support) Show Your Support Sports Bra Drive to Benefit C.A.R.E. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and to show support, clients and the public are invited to drop off a new, unused sports bra to Perfectly Polished Nail Boutique for donation to the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies (C.A.R.E.) Cash and check donations will also be appreciated. The boutique is located at 121 E. Marion Avenue, Suite 111 in downtown Punta Gorda.

PicklePlex of Punta Gorda (Support) – Come play pickleball for a good cause on April 9, 5-9 pm. benefitting Scholarship Funds for Charlotte County Teens. Click here for more information.

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”Member Information” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”RGBA(255,255,255,0)” da_disable_devices=”off|off|off” global_colors_info=”{}” da_is_popup=”off” da_exit_intent=”off” da_has_close=”on” da_alt_close=”off” da_dark_close=”off” da_not_modal=”on” da_is_singular=”off” da_with_loader=”off” da_has_shadow=”on”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Member Information” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” border_width_top=”2px” border_color_top=”#000000″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Member Information” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Member Information

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Carmelo’s Italian Ristorante – Latin Night is back by popular demand on Saturday, April 30, 6-10 pm at 321 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. $60 plus tax (includes gratuity). Live music (10-piece Latin Band) and extensive dinner buffet. Bar will be open (drinks sold separately). Tickets are limited and may be purchased through RESY.

United Way of Charlotte County – UWCC announces the opening of its 2022-2024 grant cycle, which includes funds provided by UWCC and funding administered on behalf of the Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Punta Gorda. Funding will be allocated to non-profit partner agencies that administer programs addressing the root causes of poverty within the areas of education, financial stability, health and well being and basic needs. Click here for more information.

Valerie’s House – Valerie’s House is participating in “Pizza for a Cause” on Tuesday, April 12 (11 am-10 pm) at Bocca Lupo. Proceeds from all 3 locations (dine-in or take-out) will go to Valerie’s House.
Port Charlotte: 1900 Tamiami Trail, 33948
North Port: 4301 Aidan Lane, 34297
West Villages (Venice): 12105 Mercado Drive, 34293

Save the Date for our Celebrating Charlotte Fundraising Event! Join us on Saturday, July 30 (1-5 pm) for bites, tastes, samples & shopping at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center. All proceeds will be benefitting Valerie’s House-Charlotte County. Purchase $25 wristband tickets ($35 VIP) at: Events — Valerie’s House (valerieshouse.org) Contact Christine Carey for vendor & sponsorship opportunities 239.841.0382 or christine@valerieshouse.org). 

Punta Gorda Boat Club Sunset Social – Today from 5-7 pm. Do you have your own boat? Interested in swapping stories with other boaters? Then come to our Sunset Social and learn about our special BOGO Membership offer which is good until March 31, 2022. Bring an appetizer to share and the beverage of your choice. Call Jan at 941.743.2472 for more information, or check us out at pgboatclub.org. Hope to see you there!

Punta Gorda Symphony – Harborside Brass is now Brass on the Lawn this Sunday at 4 pm. $15 Youth/Student. $30 Adult. Initially scheduled for Laishley Park, Punta Gorda Symphony’s outdoor chamber concert featuring the Brass Quintet will now take place on the Lawn at Florida SouthWestern State College Charlotte Campus, 26300 Airport Rd.

Charlotte County Concert Band – Under the direction of Bob Miller, CCCB presents “The Magic of Music” at 7:30 pm on Friday, April 1 in the Charlotte Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available online at www.charlottecountyconcertband.com or at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center the night of the concert.

Jougies Event Planning & Officiate Services – We will ensure that your wedding officially fulfills the legal requirements set forth by the marriage laws within the state of Florida. This includes ensuring the couple has completed the state required four hours marriage preparation courses; confirmation of a valid marriage license; marriage license execution and filing with the County Clerk; as well as post wedding follow up. Click here for more information.

F45 Training Port Charlotte WestF45 Track events started on the 23rd of this month. The outside class will be held two times a week: on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm and on Saturdays at 8:30 am, until we open by the end of May/June time frame. We will have a live DJ and everyone has the ability to try one class at no cost.

Suncoast Humane Society – This year we will break ground on our new state-of-the-art facility that is the FUTURE of animal welfare. To find out more click here.

Charlotte County Habitat For Humanity – The next $10,000 that is donated to Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity through April 2 Annual Home Build Campaign will be matched up to $10,000! Click here to find out more or to find out how your donation can be matched! 

Punta Gorda Chocolate and Wine – Bunnies, Coconut Creme Eggs, Peanut Butter Eggs and more are being crafted in the chocolate room at this very moment! Make sure to give us a call at 941.505.0479 to pre-order your before they are gone for the season. Make sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see what exciting things we have planned for our 6 Year Anniversary coming up soon in April! 

Punta Gorda Coffee and Tea – Make sure you are following us on Facebook and Instagram to keep up to date with our HHC Frappe of the Month, we will be announcing it soon! If you are needed to fill that special person(s) Easter Basket we have something for everyone from Coffee Beans, Grade A Loose-Leaf Tea, Mugs, French Presses, Pour Overs and more! 

Unwined Wine and Beer Bar Happy Hour! Tuesday – Saturday 3-6 pm House Wine $5 Craft Beer $3.50. 525 E. Olympia Ave. Suite 3, Punta Gorda.

Gregg’s Automotive Maintenance & Repair Center – Now through March 31 is our annual Brakes for Kids Charity event. That means you get FREE brake pads with a brake repair. Even better, 10% of the total repair costs will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Click here for more details.

Charlotte County Republican Club – 2022 Lincoln Day dinner and fundraiser at the Kings Gate Golf Club in Port Charlotte, Saturday April 2. Click here for sponsorship opportunities and other information.

Archway Institute – Annual Golf Scramble & Tennis Event on March 25 & 26.

Fox 4 – Support career and technical education and your local community! Click here for more information.

Connect Print & Promotions, LLC. – leave your March ? marketing madness at our door, Punta Gorda, we have you covered!
commercial printing ✅
logo/graphic design ✅
next-level promotional swag ✅
branded apparel ✅
signs & graphics ✅

Kim & Freddie Cinquina jr.
888.978.3437 ?
kim@connectpromo.net ?
www.connectpromo.net ?

Edison and Ford Winter Estates – On April 9, Edison and Ford Winter Estates is hosting the annual “Grow Fort Myers” plant sale and gardening workshops event. Plants will be available for sale in the Garden Shoppe, as well as from select vendors. In the workshops, participants will learn how to care for orchids and bromeliads, garden with containers and how to create a habitat for butterflies and birds.  

April 22 at 7:30 pm, Edison and Ford Winter Estates hosts the opening event for the annual Fort Myers Film Festival. Three films will be shown on the Henry Ford estate lawn including an early Edison piece with sound, a film about the Koreshan community and an original film featuring a clip from “Calendar Girls.” Tickets are $10 for Edison Ford members, $15 for non-members and may be purchased at EdisonFord.org.

Punta Gorda Historical Society – Will be hosting a variety of musicians in the Park on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month through May 2022 from 4-6 pm. Bring your own chair and beverage of choice, peruse the Food Trucks for your dining pleasure. 

Fishermen’s VillageMarch calendar of events. April Calendar of events. Sunset Beach April Events. April 9Craft Beer & Wine Fest.

Peace River Shopper Latest Edition.

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”Community News” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”RGBA(255,255,255,0)” da_disable_devices=”off|off|off” collapsed=”off” global_colors_info=”{}” da_is_popup=”off” da_exit_intent=”off” da_has_close=”on” da_alt_close=”off” da_dark_close=”off” da_not_modal=”on” da_is_singular=”off” da_with_loader=”off” da_has_shadow=”on”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Community News” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” border_color_all=”#000000″ border_width_top=”2px” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Community News” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Community News

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Ukrainian Embroidery Exhibit at Mid-County Regional Library

Ukrainian Embroidery: An Ancient and Traditional Art Form, will be featured through March 31 at the Mid-County Regional Library. Sponsored by the Ukrainian-American Club of Southwest Florida, the display includes vyshyvka (embroidery), ceramics, wooden eggs and more. An informational pamphlet and display cards highlight the historical and regional significance of the patterns and pieces. The exhibit may be viewed Monday-Thursday, 10 am-7 pm; Friday and Saturday 10 am-6 pm at 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. For information, contact Tracy Herman at 941.613.3188 or Tracy.Herman@charlottecountyfl.gov

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”Applause” _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″ da_disable_devices=”off|off|off” global_colors_info=”{}” background_color=”RGBA(255,255,255,0)” sticky_enabled=”0″ da_is_popup=”off” da_exit_intent=”off” da_has_close=”on” da_alt_close=”off” da_dark_close=”off” da_not_modal=”on” da_is_singular=”off” da_with_loader=”off” da_has_shadow=”on”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Applause” _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” border_width_top=”2px” border_color_top=”#000000″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Applause” _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Applause

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Southwest Florida Postal Customer CouncilNames New Board Member

The Southwest Florida Postal Customer Council (SWFPCC) recently named Mark Drayton, owner of The Shipping Post with locations in Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda, as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the SWFPCC. “I’m honored,” says Mark, “and looking forward to helping this worthwhile organization continue to grow.”

The Postal Customer Council (PCC) is a group made up of industry and Postal leaders with the mission of learning and helping each other grow. The Southwest Florida PCC is made up of members from Naples, Estero, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte. This group is led by Postmaster and Co-Chair James Chambers and industry Co-Chair Steve Bellow, owner of Intech Printing.

To learn more about the SWFLPCC, go to www.swflpcc.com To learn more about The Shipping Post go to www.shippingpostonline.com.

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”Newsletters” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”RGBA(255,255,255,0)” da_disable_devices=”off|off|off” global_colors_info=”{}” da_is_popup=”off” da_exit_intent=”off” da_has_close=”on” da_alt_close=”off” da_dark_close=”off” da_not_modal=”on” da_is_singular=”off” da_with_loader=”off” da_has_shadow=”on”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Newsletters” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” border_width_top=”2px” border_color_top=”#000000″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Newsletters” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

Newsletters

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.14.9″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

ARCHway Institute – Newsletter

Animal Welfare League –Pawsitive News

C.A.R.E. – Newsletter

Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity – Newsletter

Copperfish BooksMarch Newsletter

Loveland Center – March Newsletter

Military Heritage Museum – Happenings & Highlights

Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens – Gardens at a Glance News

Punta Gorda Mural SocietyNewsletter

SandStarNewsletter

The Yoga Sanctuary – Newsletter

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]