Upcoming Events at the Literacy Council

Celebrate Christmas with the Literacy Council Students!

We would like to invite all tutors, students, and friends of the Literacy Council to join us for our Annual Student Christmas Party. Bring your family and celebrate the Holiday Season with us! Feel free to bring your favorite Holiday dish for the potluck! This is a chance for the students to thank you for all that you do and we hope to see you there!

What: Literacy Council Christmas Party
When: Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: Literacy Council Gulf Coast
26820 Old 41 Rd.
Bonita Springs, FL 34135

SAVE THE DATES!

Join the Literacy Council Gulf Coast on February 12, 2015 for our Passion for Fashion fundraiser at Colonial Country Club 11:30am-1:30pm. Emceed by ABC 7’s Morning Anchor, Amy Sedlacek, our event will include a delectable lunch, a spectacular fashion show with the latest trends from Jennifer’s of Fort Myers, and a fabulous silent auction featuring some of the best items from across Southwest Florida, including jewelry, gift baskets, and much more!

For more information, call the Literacy Council at contact.

Plans are underway for our 12th Annual Fundraising Breakfast to be held on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa from 8-9 am. The guests – who are invited by our Table Captains – are friends and neighbors, people that they know from their church, bridge group, golf and tennis groups, jobs, etc. and are supportive of the mission of the Literacy Council and the valuable work that we do throughout Lee County.

This is our major fundraiser and it goes a long way to supporting the valuable services that we provide. If you are interested in becoming a Table Captain, please give us a call. If you would like to attend the breakfast to support the Literacy Council Gulf Coast, call susan.acuna

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Our address is:
26820 Old 41 Rd.
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
239.676.5202

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Human Trafficking Symposium

Good morning everyone, I am forwarding all of you the link to the January
14th symposium. Space is limited so please sign up at your earliest
convenience. We look forward to seeing as many of you there as possible.
You can also sign up through the center event calendar at www.fgcu.edu/htrc
. Thank you.

http://www.womensfundflorida.org/#!symposium/cqki

Please forward the information to your peers, colleagues and co-workers.

Alex Olivares, M.S.
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Coordinator
Human Trafficking Resource Center at Florida Gulf Coast University
239-745-4276, Office
239-677-6162, Cellular

Keiser University to Kick-Off Holiday Toy Drive Benefiting Operation Homefront

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Keiser University to Kick-Off Holiday Toy Drive Benefiting Operation
Homefront

Event Date: Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 at 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Location: 9100 Forum Corporate Parkway, Fort Myers

Event Details: Keiser University is
partnering with Operation Homefront to make the holiday
season a little brighter for the children of military
families.

Children and guests will enjoy a visit with Santa Claus,
a coloring station to create holiday wishes for service
members and Veterans, cookies and milk, refreshments, and
other activities to be announced. Members of the Armed
Services and community leaders are expected.

The event is free of charge and guests are asked to bring
a new, unwrapped toy for a child of a member of our
military in need. The toy drive continues on campus
through Dec. 12.

Event Contact: Ann Gannucci /agannucci / (239)
277-1336

Operation Homefront: A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Operation
Homefront was formed in February 2002. It was developed to support the
families of deployed service members immediately following 9/11. Operation
Homefront is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, and has evolved into a
major nonprofit.

The target population is American military personnel and/or their families
who have unmet needs due to financial hardship, death, injury, or physical
or mental detriment as a result of service in Iraq or Afghanistan.

About: Keiser University is a private, not-for-profit university serving
nearly 20,000 students pursuing doctoral through associate degrees on 17
campuses, online and internationally, employing 3,500 staff and faculty.
Keiser University is an active participant of the Yellow Ribbon Program, a
member of the Council of College and Military Educators, the National
Association of Veterans Program Administrators, and serves as an active
board member of the Florida Association of Veteran Education Specialists
working with the VA to train SCO’s.

Sixty-two percent of KU students graduate in STEM (Science, Technology,
Engineering and Math) and healthcare fields, providing the talented
workforce necessary for Florida to compete globally.

Keiser University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates and
degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia
30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of
Keiser University.

KU 2014 Toy Drive invitation.docx

Lee Juvenile Assessment Center Newsletter

The December newsletter of the Juvenile Assessment Center of Lee County is attached.

Carol A. Helton

Community Program Coordinator

Juvenile Assessment Center of Lee County

2107 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Fort Myers, FL 33901

Phone: (239) 258-3457
Fax: (239) 258-3474
Email: chelton

Visit our website at: www.swfljac.org

JAC Newsletter 12-14.pdf

Christmas Turkey Registration

Hello,

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Once more, would you be able to please share the attached Christmas
Registration details with everyone? We are looking forward to providing
turkeys and groceries for many more this holiday season!

In Summary:

1. Naples Registration – Wed, 12/17, 1-3pm, & Thurs, 12/18, 3-7pm.
2. Bonita Registration – Thu, 12/11, 10:30am-12:30pm, Thu, 12/18,
10:30am-12:30pm.

Please note the eligibility requirements: a picture identification; proof
of applicable county residency; either: senior – or 62 years old and older,
proof of disability or birth certificates for the dependent children under
18.

Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you.

Christine Zimay
Direct Assistance Coordinator/Program Staff I St. Matthew’s House
Office: (239) 774-0500 Ext.117
christinez
www.stmatthewshouse.org
“Touching Hearts. Transforming Lives.”

Chrismas 2014 Collier County Creole.docx

Christmas 2014 Collier County English.docx

Christmas 2014 Collier County Spanish.docx

Christmas 2014 Lee County Spanish.docx

Christmas 2014 Lee County English.docx

Job Open House Foot Care

This information provided by
The Lee County
Human Services Information Network

A partnership between Lee County Human Services, United Way 211, the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, and the Cape Coral Community Foundation
….to provide a forum for information exchange and coordination among providers and the community to enhance the availability and delivery of human services….

"The Lee County Department of Human Services, United Way 211, the SWFL Community Foundation, and the Cape Coral Community Foundation do not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, events, activities, product, or process disclosed in this email. The views, findings, conclusions, recommendations, or opinions of the originators expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the above entities"

Americorps Employment.pdf

Lighthouse November Open House.pdf

December 2014 free event.pdf

Events and Classes

This information provided by The Lee County Human Services Information Network, A partnership between Lee County Human Services, United Way 211, the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, and the Cape Coral Community Foundation to provide a forum for information exchange and coordination among providers and the community to enhance the availability and delivery of human services.

HumanTraffickingEvent.pdf

WellCare GrandOpening Event.pdf

Parenting Baby Basics Classes.pdf