Lynn Pottorf (L) and Pat Smith (R) accept a check from Rotary's Deena Westberry
- Nov. 19, 2009 - N FT MYERS, Fla. --
The Rotary Club of North Fort Myers has donated $1,500 to the Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy, a Lee County charter school for middle- and high-school students with developmental disabilities. The donation was announced at the Rotary’s meeting on November 12, 2009. Rotary President Deena Westberry presented a ceremonial check to L.I.F.E. Academy Principal Lynn Pottorf and Goodwill Director of Contract Services Pat Smith.
This is the third year that the Rotary Club of North Fort Myers has made a donation to the Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy. The school plans to use the funds to help purchase educational materials and to upgrade the school’s technology.
The Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy (http://www.goodwilllifeacademy.org)
is a Lee County Charter School which serves middle- and high-school age students with developmental disabilities. The school provides multi-sensory, innovative, and individualized programs designed to help these students make a successful transition into post-school adult living. L.I.F.E. Academy curriculum focuses on functional academics, daily life skills, and vocational/workforce training. The school is one of many programs and services provided by Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc. (http://www.goodwillswfl.org
Rotary International is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
For more information about the Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy, visit http://www.goodwilllifeacademy.org
or contact Principal Pottorf at (239) 334-4434.
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About Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida:
Goodwill operates 24 thrift stores in Southwest Florida to support its mission of removing barriers to independence. Programs include income-sensitive housing, career placement assistance, the L.I.F.E. Academy Charter School, Four Wheels for Work, and others.Photo: