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Mack to speak about oil spill Monday at Sanibel Fishing Pier

By Staff | Jun 11, 2010

On Monday, June 14, Congressman Connie Mack (FL-14) will host a press conference with local officials and business owners on Sanibel to address the oil spill and local preparedness efforts.


The press conference will take place at 10 a.m. at the Sanibel Fishing Pier at Lighthouse  Beach, located at 1 Lighthouse Way on Sanibel.


Among the local officials and business owners participating in the press conference are:


    •     Sanibel City  Councilman Marty Harrity

    •     Sanibel City  Councilman Jim Jennings

    •     Kim Dickerson,  Deputy Director of Lee County Public Safety, Emergency Operations  Center

    •     Chief Danny Duncan,  Sanibel Fire Department

    •     Captain Matt  LeClair, Lee County Sheriff’s Office; District Commander for Sanibel  and Fort Myers  Beach

    •     Mike and Maureen  Valiquette and Emilie Alfino of PURRE (People United to Restore Our Rivers  and Estuaries)Water Coalition Foundation

    •     Sam Bailey, owner of  Bailey General Store in Sanibel and board member of PURRE

    •     Robbie and Geoff  Roepstorff of Edison National Bank and Bank of the Islands