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Women in Business to explore mentoring opportunities in Southwest Florida at May 4 networking event
By: Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce
Welcoming five organizations from across Southwest Florida, the May program will showcase several opportunities for mentorships within each organization. Participating programs and respective representatives include Isis LaRose, Better Families executive director, and Vanessa Estrada, program administrator for Better Together; Jeff DiPascale, board chairman for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast; Leslie O'Halloran, mentor and volunteer program coordinator for Children's Network of Southwest Florida; Vanessa Santiago, education manager for Junior Achievement;
The networking event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at Busey Bank, located at 5246 Red Cedar Drive, Suite 101, in Fort Myers. Women In Business' Annual Sponsor is HBKS Wealth Advisors and HBK CPAs & Consultants.
The event's nonprofit spotlight is Our Mother's Home, a nonprofit organization that provides teen moms in foster care a safe and nurturing environment to stay with their children, learn life skills and finish their education. The transitional residence provides a unique service to empower young mothers in the foster care and human trafficking systems to break the cycle for themselves and their children.
The Women in Business program is $10 for Chamber members and $20 for future members. Admission includes one complimentary beverage. Attendees can register in advance at FortMyers.org (http://www.fortmyers.org/
About the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce:
Serving Lee County and surrounding areas since 1989, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a business organization of professionals who support and promote a progressive, sustainable community. The Chamber represents over 750 businesses, professionals, and individuals throughout Lee County, providing opportunities for members to participate in a variety of meaningful networking, educational and community- and business-focused programs and events. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is located at 2310 Edwards Drive in downtown Fort Myers. For additional information regarding membership opportunities or events please call 239-332-2930 or visit www.fortmyers.org. For the latest news and updates, follow the Chamber on Facebook at www.facebook.com/
About Women in Business:
Part of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, the Women in Business committee is dedicated to helping women achieve their fullest professional and personal potential. A variety of networking and educational programs are offered throughout the year, typically the first Wednesday of every month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.