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Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee (Pathways) welcomed the Ohio State Buckeye Volunteers to the center for a Buck-I-Serv alternative spring break pro gram. Susan Ignelzi, an active member of the Ohio State Alumni Club of Naples, spearheaded efforts to connect the students with Pathways. Eight female college students chose to immerse themselves in Immokalee, staying at a local church for their volunteer mission through the Buck-I-Serv alternative spring break program. The Ohio State University Buck-I-Serv program stands for Students Engaged in Responsible Volunteering. In their project, the college students were educated about Pathways 54 years of histo ry, traditions and diversity in the Immokalee community. They learned about the unique needs for families in the migrant farm worker community and how they are still recovering from Hurricane Irma. Additionally, through this experience, the students saw the early education goals with hands-on interaction with Pathways students during story time, art activities, music and dancing. Wrapping up the week, they helped organize a St. Patricks Day Buckeye Leprechaun dance parade spreading good luck to all. As one of the largest and most active groups comprised of Ohio State University alumni in the United States, the Ohio State Alumni Club of Naples has long been recognized as one of the premier Alumni Clubs in the nation. Membership is open not only to alumni, but also to friends and fans of Ohio State University. The organization provides opportunities to the members and their families for community engagement activiThe Immokalee Regional Airport (IMM) Taxiway Rehabilitation was completed on March 8, a month ahead of schedule, and approximately $70,000 under budget. The project began last fall and is part of an ongo ing initiative to modernize the airports infrastructure to create a safer and more efcient operating environment for airport users. The airport began operating in 1942 and this project encompassed reconstructing the last remaining section of Taxiway Bravo. The taxiway is open and in service once again. This project is one step closer to moving our airport to being an integral part of the long term economic sustainability of all of Collier County, said Board of County Commissioners Vice Chairman Bill McDaniel, District 5. Funding for the approximately $900,000 taxiway rehabilitation was largely provided by a Federal Aviation Administration grant (90 percent) with remaining funds provided by the Florida Department of Transportation (5 percent) and the Immokalee Regional Airport (5 percent). The contractor was Owen-Ames-Kimball (O.A.K. Florida) and the construction engineering inspection rm was Hole-Montes, Inc. Both companies have ofces in southwest Florida. Airports Manager Justin Lobb said he is pleased with the nal outcome. This project is a signicant representa tion of the Collier County Airport Authoritys efforts to improve and modernize IMMs in frastructure, said Lobb. These projects are made more advantageous with the support and encouragement from the community of pilots and aviation professionals that utilize IMM and/or call IMM home. For more information contact Airports Manager Justin Lobb at 239-642-7878. 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The service is scheduled to go from 7:30-8:45 followed by a free, delicious breakfast prepared by lovely ladies from our local churches it will be held in the Fellowship Hall at the Methodist Church. Our service will be conducted outdoors on the basketball court, so we ask that you bring along a lawn chair to use during the service. Our speaker this year will be Pastor Evens Saint Louis, pastor of Beraca Haitian Baptist Church. We will have some lively music for congregational singing, and special music led by others including the Maranatha Church youth and adult choir. Scriptures will be shared in English, Spanish and Creole, and we invite the entire community to join with us for this festive occasion. A free-will offering will be received which will go in total to support the Immokalee High School Scholarship Fund that will be given to three or four deserving graduates this year. Immokalee Regional Airports Taxiway Rehabilitation CompletedUnder Budget and Ahead of Schedule Pathways of Immokalee welcomes Ohio State Buckeye Volunteers Submitted photo Pictured from left to right are Alli Wigham, Julia Tiell, Cai Higley, Fariha Farjana, Alina Zayas, Katie Boomhower, Sarah Palocko and Lexi Fisher. LaBelle March 27, 2018 At a meeting of the State Board of Education, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart named Collier County Superintendent Dr. Kamela Patton the 2017 Lavan Dukes District Data Leader of the Year. As a result of Dr. Pattons leadership over the last six years, Collier County Public Schools has made tremendous progress through a data-driven focus on continuous improvement. Dr. Kamela Pattons techniques are a great example of the way data can be used to help teachers and administrators provide students with the best education experience possible, and Collier County students are benetting greatly, said Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart. What I appreciate most is the fact that she has opened her doors and offered other districts the opportunity to learn about the student-focused strategies that have worked in Collier County so they too can help students reach their full potential. It is truly an honor to recognize Dr. Patton today, and I look forward to witnessing her ongoing success. Of the 67 school districts, Colliers district grades ranking has risen to 5th in 2017 from 33rd in 2011. Through strategic and system atic monitoring to ensure students needs are met, the A-rated district has also experienced a 15.7 percent increase in its high school graduation rate, from 72.5 percent in 2010-11 to 88.2 percent in 2016-17. Upon her arrival, Dr. Patton introduced Data Dialogues, which are collaborative and targeted conversations between school and district leaders that have resulted in tremendous gains. Three times per year, following state and local benchmark as sessments, school leaders analyze and re ect upon data. This allows school leaders, teachers, students and parents to review the data and determine the best approaches to maximize student impact. During her tenure, Dr. Patton has imple mented the Naviance College and Career Readiness platform for grades 6-12, which includes a Family Connection platform that helps students research colleges, scholar ships, careers and more. In addition, she has implemented recruitment, retention and professional development systems to create a strong administrator pool for those aspir Collier County Superintendent of schools honored at meeting See Volunteers Page 2 See Award Page 2


3 Immokalee Bulletin March 29, 2018 Submitted photo/Jo CoombsComing soon to the Firehouse TheatreRehearsals sometimes can be grueling work, but with some particular songs, they can actually be a lot of fun! Such a moment is when Barbara Dinsmore and Sue Wall rehearse their duet. These two ladies really get into their song while Carolyn White, Cindy Shough and Bill Bower watch the two of them go at each other! So come on down to the Firehouse Community Theatre where the Firehouse Singers will be presenting a musical review called Looking Back and Forward in celebration of the Theatres 25th Anniversary. Perfor mances will be April 6-8 and 12-15. Get your tickets by calling our ticket hotline at (863) 675-3066 or online at Tickets are $14 in advance and $16 at the door. The Firehouse Community Theatre is located at 241 N. Bridge Street in LaBelle. Smoky conditions are occurring in parts of Collier County from current wildres. The Florida Department of Health in Col lier County cautions citizens that wildre smoke is a respiratory irritant that can cause scratchy throat, coughing, headaches or ir ritated eyes and nose. Smoke can worsen asthma, and other chronic lung or heart conditions. Dust generated from increased wildre response activity on dirt roads may also worsen these conditions. Protect your family from smoke: Pay attention to news coverage or health warnings related to the wildres and the associated smoke. Avoid prolonged outdoor activities. This is especially important for children and persons with pre-existing medical condi tions. Pay attention to visibility and how you feel. Stay indoors and run your air conditioner if you have one. Keep the fresh air intake closed and the lter clean to prevent bring ing additional smoke inside. For best results, run the air conditioning with recirculated air. If you do not have an air conditioner, staying inside with the windows closed may be dan gerous in extremely hot weather. In these cases, seek alternative shelter with family or friends. Help keep particle levels lower inside. When smoke levels are high, try to avoid using anything that burns, such as wood replaces, gas logs, gas stoves and candles. Do not vacuum, which stirs up particles already inside your home. Do not smoke. Follow your doctors advice about taking medicines and following your asthma management plan if you have asthma or another lung disease. Call your doctor if your symptoms worsen. Persons should contact their doctor if they feel they have difculty breathing due to the smoke. Persons with underlying medical conditions such as allergies, sinus problems, asthma and chronic lung diseases should contact their medical provider if they have concerns about their condition. Wildre activity is being monitored by the Florida Forest Service, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). A map of the wildres and the latest Information on the status of Florida wildres can be obtained at the Florida Fire Service website at Frequently asked questions about wildre smoke and health can be found at http:// /2018faqwildre.html. For more information about this press release contact Andrea McKinney at 239-2528049 or FDoH-Collier County warns of the risk from wildre smoke Today I was over the moon to have the opportunity to visit the Downton Abbey Exhibit in New York City. I am a huge Downton fan and the entire experience was absolutely incredible. As we entered the enormous and gilded double doors the docent pulled the trio of DA fans of which I was one third off to the side and said to us, I just want to thank you for being here today because your energy is so great that it has made my day to have you in my line! What a great compliment to get from someone who literally encoun ters thousands of people in the course of a day. But, the truth is that it doesnt surprise me. Now I dont say this to sound haughty or arrogant in any way; but I do put a LOT of work into maintaining a high vibe. All of the things that I practice daily, like prayer and meditation, yoga, reading good personal development books, and making mindfulness a priority are things that I do specically to keep my energy high-vibing! And so, when someone says that I made their day with my great energy its just a testament that all of my dedicated work has paid off! Why am I telling you this, you may ask? Because our energy has the power to affect other people. You literally have the ability to change the course of someones day just by being in a great mood, isnt that amazing? Conversely, have you ever held the door for someone who grumpily trots right past you without so much as a thank you? It doesnt feel good and it probably altered your mood in a negative way. This week, try to set an intention to choose good feeling thoughts. When we choose good feeling thoughts, we make good feeling decisions, when we set ourselves up to have a good feeling day we make everyone around us feel good too! Can you imagine living in a world where everyone was a little bit happier? Lets give it a try. Our energy has the power to affect other people


The Immokalee Foundation has collabo rated with Young Audiences of Southwest Florida Arts for Learning to bring a variety of arts programs into Immokalee Middle School this year. Along with the local nonprot arts pro gram, the foundation is encouraging kids to think creatively and express themselves with condence and likely is widening the range of careers that students can imagine themselves pursuing one day. This school year, Immokalee Middle School students experienced opera singing, puppeteering, acting, and stage and prop design in this after-school program that brings instruction in ne, performing and media arts to schools. Young Audiences is a 60-year-old national nonprot that introduces children to artists and their work, either as part of the school curriculum or as a supplement. The inclusion of an arts component into the curriculum makes it more fun to learn, and more approachable to kids, said Cyn thia Arnold, executive director of the local afliate. Children need to be engaged in learning and to learn in ways that can hold their attention, the way social media and in ternet sites like YouTube do. The easiest way to do this is to make it fun and interesting. The inclusion of arts does this, for a wider range of children. One of our big goals has been to increase our students condence, said Am ber Barr, after-school program coordinator for The Immokalee Foundation. Especially for our middle school students, this type of program is a great benet when they are speaking in front of a class or in public. In its pilot year in Immokalee, Arts for Learning reached 26 students in grades six through eight who voluntarily participated; each student is a member of The Immokalee Foundations Junior Academy program. Students must apply and be interviewed for the Junior Academy, where they obtain homework help, extension lessons on world affairs and STEM subjects, and supplementary lessons in technology and leadership. Recently, puppeteers with The Naples Players visited Immokalee Middle School to present a session that involved children making puppets according to characters in a script they read. We learned how to make puppets and show emotions with the puppets, said Emili Carmona, who is 11. We presented puppets to the class. I made a cyclops. Emilis twin sister, Abigail, made a unicorn. The girls and their classmates also learned to make props. The Immokalee Foundation provides a range of education programs that focus on building pathways to professional careers through college and post-secondary preparation and support, mentoring and tutoring, opportunities for broadening experiences, and life skills development leading to eco nomic independence. To learn more about The Immokalee Foundation, volunteering as a career panel speaker or host, becoming a mentor, making a donation, including the foundation in your estate plans, or for additional information, call 239-430-9122 or visit HELLO Immokalee! My Business Is... ...Introduce yourself to new customers in our next local shopping guide! Its a great way to showcase your products and services to consumers who care about keeping our community vibrant and strong by supporting local businesses like yours,Ads are just $35Call John at 239.657.6000 today, and let us start spreading the word about your business. Give Me a Call to advertise your business here! 239-657-6000 4 Immokalee Bulletin March 29, 2018 TIF brings arts program to Immokalee Middle School Submitted photoHailey Turner works with an instructor during the after-school theater program. SR 29 from South 7th Street to South 2n d Street: Maintenance contract project: Motorists should expect intermittent east bound lane closures during daytime hours, while crews make water main connections, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway. I-75/Alligator Alley Rest Area (mile marker 63): Construction project: Work is under way to build a new rest area and water treat ment plant on the north side of the roadway. Estimated project completion is spring 2018. The contractor is West Construction, Inc. US 41 from Pine Ridge Road to Sandpine Drive: Construction project: Crews will be placing sidewalk, drainage structures and lighting on the east side of US 41. Crews will also resurface the intersection of US 41 and Pelican Bay Boulevard. Work occurs during daytime and nighttime hours. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures through the duration of the project during nighttime/overnight hours from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Drivers should use caution traveling in this area. Estimated completion is summer 2018. The contractor is American Lighting & Signalization, Inc. Collier County Road Watch


The Immokalee Chamber of Commerce(ICOC) has always been behind one of Jimmy Garvins dreams, to make a documentary movie of himself, growing up in his hometown where it all started. Jimmy, a graduate of Immokalee High School who is living out his dreams. Jimmy is consider to be a very innovative business leader and a golf specialist with lots of expertise in all phrases of the golf industry. Jimmy is rst married to his loving wife Lona, his kids and family members and to a host of committed friends. In completing his documentary movie, Jimmy, his camera staff and screen writers came to Immokalee recently to cover three areas of his movie, to complete photo shoots of a soft ball eld in which Jimmy played on while growing up in Immokalee, to photo Ave Maries Driving Range which was not in this area when he was growing up and to get personal photo shots of Mother Florence Jelks Estate. Ms. Jelks was Jimmys second mom and she passed away this year The Immokalee Chamber of Commere President/Danny Gonzalez volunteered to help Jimmy out with his request. Some of Jimmy s accomplishments are, he is a well known manager of the Langston Golf Course in Maryland and is President and General Manager. In May of 2006, Jimmy was inducted into the African American Golfers Hall of Fame. In October 2012, Jimmy was inducted into the United States Golf Teachers Hall of Fame and many more accomplishments. Jimmy is most proud of the day he was selected to deliver the commencement address to the 2010 class of The Heritage Institute in Fort Myers. Just in case the community does not know this factJimmy has authored a book entitled, Legacy of a Common Man. Everyone needs to read his book its very rewarding. Jimmy personal motto is Golf is THE Carrot, BUT Education is the Key to his success! Immokalee is very proud of James Jimmy Garvin. In 2016 ICOCs President Danny Gonzalez declared James Jimmy Garvin to be the Grand Parade Marshal of our last Harvest Festival Event in Immokalee. Immokaleans are 100 percent behind James JimmyGarvins conquer... ALL THE WAY!! ATTENTION HARVESTERS AND CREW LEADERS EXCLUSIVE NEW FARM LABOR BUS PROGRAM THROUGH PROGRESSIVE(CAN WRITE OUT OF STATE TRAVEL) 6 MONTHS OR 1 YEAR POLICIES AS LOW AS $1500/YR CALL OR STOP BY AND SEE MARIA, PERLA, RACHEL OR KAREN (239) 657-3614 711 W MAIN ST IMMOKALEE, FL 34142 SoUtHeRn GrOwNSuPpOrTiNg O uR R oOt S 5 Immokalee Bulletin March 29, 2018 Jimmy Garvin returns to Immokalee to complete a documentary The FutureMakers Coalition, a regional collective impact initiative, announces a strategic project co-designed by Immokalee Technical College (iTech), Fort Myers Technical College (FMTC) and the Hendry County School District to reach its goal of increasing the percent of college graduates and residents with advanced certi cations in Southwest Florida (55 percent by the year 2025). The partnership, titled the Technical and Adult Education Completion program, aims to improve access to information, awareness and perception of regional educational opportunities among historically underserved or un-/underemployed adults in Immokalee, Hendry County and Fort Myers. Further, the initiative aims to ensure students complete their degree and/or certi cate programs so they can join the workforce in their desired industry. In Southwest Florida, students of color are less likely to complete a degree or technical education program than their white counterparts. This points to a systems-level problem, says Tessa LeSage, Director of Social Innovation and Sustainability for the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, backbone organization for the FutureMakers Coalition. By working together, we can begin to remove barriers that produce such inequalities and create the skilled workforce local employers need. Due to its collaborative approach involving three separate institutions, the initiative is unlike any other. By combining efforts, the institutions will have a greater impact and be able to better support the individuals involved. The program will involve multiple approaches to increase access to training and removing barriers to completion, including grassroots, one-on-one outreach, digital marketing, public relations, community relations as well as the use of predictive analytics to help understand where students are falling through the cracks and increased support once students enter into the programs. Programs at each institution vary, but industries of study include health science, human services, business administration, information technology, cybersecurity, mechanics, manufacturing, machining, digital media design, culinary arts, education and more. General Educational Development (GED) and English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses are also available. Prospective students can learn more about the programs at each college by visiting their respective websites: for Hendry County for Immokalee AdultLearningProgram.FortMyersTech. edu for Fort Myers FutureMakers Coalition partners launch joint effort


Public Event planned Public Community Event to celebrate the award of a $13 Million U.S. Department of Transportation TIGER Grant on March 29 starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Immokalee Li brary, 417 North First Street, Immokalee.Eggstravaganza The Eggstravaganza will be held on March 31 starting at 11:00 a.m. and going until 2:00 p.m. at the Immokalee Commu nity Park 321 North 1st Street, Immokalee.Master Plan Meeting scheduled The Immokalee Area Master Plan guides the future growth in your community how land uses are arranged for housing, busi nesses, and civic uses; how these are sup ported and connected by the transportation network, and with the protection of impor tant environmental areas. The next round of Public Workshops will be on April 25. The Morning Workshop will be from 8:30 10:30 a.m. at CareerSource 750 South 5th St. Im mokalee, FL 34142 OR Evening Workshop 5:30 7:30 p.m. Immokalee Community Park 321 North 1st St. Immokalee, FL 34142. For more information call Anita Jenkins, AICP Collier County Community Planning (239) 252-8288 and support groupThis support group is for families of children with special needs of any kind. It pro vides the ability for parent training and for families to connect and establish supportive relationships. When: The last Wednesday of every month from 9 a. m.-11 a.m. Where: Florida State University College of Medicine, Immokalee Health Education Site, 1441 Heritage Boulevard, Immokalee. Cost: Free to families. Snacks and beverages will be provided for free. For more information or to register to attend, call Tara Tallaksen at (239) 254-4279 or Rosa Martinez (239) 658-3129. Este grupo de apoyo es para familias de nios con necesidades especiales de cualquier tipo. Proporciona la capacidad para el entrenamiento de los padres y para que las familias se conecten y establezcan relacio nes de apoyo. Cundo: El ltimo mircoles de cada mes de 9 a. m.-11 a.m. Dnde: Co legio de Medicina de la Universidad Estatal de Florida, Sitio de Educacin de Salud de Immokalee, 1441 Heritage Boulevard, Immokalee. Costo: Gratuito para familias. Se ofrecern refrigerios y bebidas gratis. Para ms informacin o para inscribirse para asistir, llame a Tara Tallaksen al (239) 2544279 o Rosa Martnez (239) 658-3129.Looking for volunteersOne of the best investments we can make in the life of a child is in their early education experiences. We are looking for volunteers. The goal of the Literacy Buddy Program is to put books into the hands of 3, 4 and 5-year old children. Once you volunteer, you are matched with a child in a preschool contracted by the coalition. Your child writes to you and tells you what they are interested in and then you write back and include a book about those interests. These exchanges happen three times during the school year. Its a great way to start a young child on the path to literacy and the love of learning. For more information visit and click on the Big Buddy Button.Emergency Preparedness & Planning: Collier County Emergency Management invites you to participate in Emergency Preparedness & Planning: A Workshop for the Immokalee Unmet Needs Coalition. The event will be on Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 8075 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples, FL 34113 in the Collier County Emergency Operations Center (EOC)on the third oor. Learn how to further assist Immokalee before, during and after an emergency -Participate in an Immokalee-designed Table Top Exercise (TTX) -Take a tour of the Emergency Operations Center -Earn a certicate for this free training! -Registration is limited! To register, please contact Lauren D. Bonica, Human Services Program Manager, Collier County Emergency Management, Lauren.Bonica@CollierCountyFL.Gov or 239-252-3608Baby Shower PlannedThe 3rd Annual Immokalee Community Baby Shower is being planned for May 3 for the low income and Migrant farm working pregnant women of Immokalee. Healthy Start of Southwest Florida and FSU College of Medicine partner together to host a community baby shower for these women that may not have anything for their babies, and whom may never have a baby shower of their own. There will be a morning of games, food, gifts, rafes and education. They would like to invite community part ners to come and set up tables with services and information, and an educational pre sentation by one of the FSUPsychologist. The organization is asking for any one or any agency/organization interested in being a sponsor for this event to please contact me: Rosa Martinez -239-658-3129 or Estela Aguilar239-425-6922.5th Annual Leadership Day Highlands Elementary School, 1101 Lake Trafford RdImmokalee, FL 34142 will cel ebrate their 5th Annual Leadership Day on Friday, May 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. We encourage you to join us as we celebrate our recently achieved Lighthouse status! Our Student Leadership Teams will spotlight the 7 Habits through an array of approaches in order to provide guests with a rst hand look at the important role of each habit! With our theme of Lighting the Wayour young leaders are eager to showcase their accomplishments through leadership! Please RSVP so that we may plan according ly. Send name(s) of each person attending along with their physical mailing address. Formal invitations will be mailed out prior to the event. Please feel free to contact the school with any questions @ 239.377.7100. RSVP to 7 Immokalee Bulletin March 29, 2018 Campers/RVs Wanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 954-789-7530 NOTICE OF PUBLICATION To Whom It May Concern: Notice is hereby given of intention to apply to the 2018 session of the Florida Legislature for passage (Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida). Hence 768.28 F.S. of an act for Relief of Claimant(s): Peggy Bryan Dupree, Betty R. Gosnell, Karen J. Section 10 of the Constitution. Article X Section 13 Florida Constitution. A BILL TO BE ENTITLED: WHEREAS, Peggy Bryan Dupree & Kenneth Lee Bryan in Collier County Florida. Nature of Injuries: Arising out of Gross Negligence (Torture, Premeditated Attempted Murder, Brain Injuries, Other Health Illness & Irrevocable Physiological Damages). Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice. Property Damages: Incident(s): 10/12/2015, 10/16/2015, 10/19/2015, 10/29/2015, 03/09/2016, 04/14/2016, 05/01/2016 & other dates unknown. WHEREAS, Betty R. Gosnell & Jamie L. Curtis. Nature of Injuries: Arising out of Gross Negligence (Torture, Premeditated Attempted Murder, Possible Death & Irrevocable Psychological Damages), Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Property Damages. Incident(s): 07/07/2016, 09/16/2016, 04/19/2017 to present. WHEREAS, Karen J. Federighi. Natures of Injuries: Arising out of Gross Negligence (Torture & Premeditated Murder), Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Property Damages. Incident(s): 01/14/2016, 01/22/2016 to present. Respondent(s) Caused Claimant(s) Injuries: Lee County Sheriff (Mike Scott) sons With Disabilities Director (Barbara Palmer). David Lawrence Center Director/President (Darcy Taylor, Scott Burgess). Department of Children & Families Director/Secretary (Mike Carroll), Collier County Clerk of Court Chief Judge McHugh. Lauren L. Brodie. James Shenko. Christine Greider. Larry Pivacek, Patrick Charles Weber. Claimant Peggy Bryan Dupree: Claim Amount $166,666,666.00 against sons With Disabilities. David Lawrence Center. Department of Children & Families & Protective Services. Collier County Clerk of Court. Larry Pivacek. Claimant Betty R. Gosnell: Claim Amount $166,666,666.00 against State of Department of Children & Families & Protective Services. Collier County Clerk of Court. Claimant Karen J. Federighi: Claim Amount $166,666,666.00 against State Court. Patrick Charles Weber. Larry Pivacek. 485000 IB 3/15,22,29;4/5,12/2018 READING A NEWSPAPER MAKES YOU A MORE INFORMED AND INTERESTING PERSON. No wonder newspaper readers are more popular! Community Briefs Spring is in the air and so is music! The Florida SouthWestern State College Orchestra and Choir will be performing a special memorial concert to honor the legacy and memory of the colleges second president, Dr. David Robinson. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW. While the concert is free and open to the public, attendees are welcome to make contributions to the Robinson Scholarship Fund, which supports FSW music students. Entitled the Dr. David Robinson Memo rial Concert, this performance honors the colleges late second president, who led the college from 1965 to his retirement in 1991. He passed away in 2016. Joe Kramp, senior development director, FSW Foundation, said Dr. Robinson was a huge fan of the arts. Its a great way to continue his legacy for generations to come. For more information about the Robinson Scholarship Fund, please call 239-4326778. Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Floridas largest and one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationallyranked, career-focused academic programs with twoand four-year degrees, and professional certications. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their inter ests. FSW debuted its intercollegiate athlet ics program in the fall 2015. Visit www.FSW. edu for more information. FSW Concert Series Launches with Memorial Concert Submitted photo The FSW Orchestra and Choir will be perfroming a special memorial concert.


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