FORT MYERS, Fla.
- April 3, 2019
-- The Uncommon Friends Foundation recently added two prominent, community business leaders to its board of directors—Ward 4 Councilman for the City of Fort Myers Kevin Anderson and Melisa Giovannelli, a member of the board of directors of The School District of Lee County.
Kevin Anderson is a senior support operations manager at Chico's FAS, Inc., following his retirement from more than 24 years with the Fort Myers Police Department. He also currently serves as the Ward 4 councilman for the City of Fort Myers. He has a long history of involvement with the youth of our community and was one of the first officers assigned to the School Resource Officer program. Anderson also served three years in the United States Army and is a graduate of Edison Community College, Florida Gulf Coast University and the Louisville Southern Police Institute.
Melisa Giovannelli is a life-long Lee County resident, a licensed Realtor® with Riverside Realty Group, and the District 2 member of The School District of Lee County's board of directors. She, too, has been very engaged with the youth of the community. Giovannelli is a graduate of the Ed Klopher School of Real Estate and the paralegal program at Barry University. She is a member of the Royal Palm Coast REALTOR® Association and the National Association of REALTORS®.
Celebrating its 26th
anniversary, the Uncommon Friends Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1993 and dedicated to lifelong character building among today's youth and business leaders, as well as historic preservation of the Burroughs Home and Gardens and the James Newton Archives. It is located in the historic Burroughs Home and Gardens at 2505 First Street in downtown Fort Myers, Florida 33901. To schedule home tours, garden and waterfront weddings, or hold glamorous events in our new outdoor pavilion, please visit https://uncommonfriends.org
or contact Executive Director Jennifer Nelson at 239-337-9503 or at firstname.lastname@example.org