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Club News – week of 032812

By Staff | Mar 28, 2012

Cape Coral Woman’s Connection

The Cape Coral Women’s Connection will hold its monthly luncheon on Monday, April 9, at the Palmetto Pine Country Club, 1940 S.W. 9th Court, Cape Coral.

The program will feature Heather Ellis from Curves in Cape Coral. She will talk about exercise and health.

Lauramae Ball, pianist, will provide the music. The inspirational speaker will be Betty Smith who will speak about “Life’s Curves: A Kaleidoscope of Hope.”

The doors will open at 10:15 a.m. for pre-luncheon social time; the meeting time is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The meeting is open to the public. Reservations are $16, inclusive and pre-paid. Makes checks to CCWC. Mail to Box 725, Alva, FL, 33920 by Tuesday, April 3. Cancelations no later than 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 4. Call Verlene, 694-5974, for more information.

Fraternal Order of Eagles

The Fraternal Order of Eagles #3957 is now open to the public for breakfast on Saturday mornings. While visiting the Farmers Market stop in for a delicious breakfast.

Entertainment this week includes Mike Glean on Wednesday, Bud Smith on Thursday and Friday and Jerry Ward on Saturday. Lunch is available Monday through Friday from 11:30 – 2:30 and dinner is served Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5 8 p.m..

Come join us for Bingo on Monday at 6 and again on Wednesday at 1. Our newest game, played on Saturdays at 2 p.m. is called “Show Me The Eagle.” It is a fast, easy game filled with a lot of fun. Just after the game at 4 we are now serving 50 cent wings.

The aerie is located in Club Square in downtown Cape Coral. For more information call 549-8477.

League of Women Voters

League of Women Voters of Lee County will meet Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 12601 University Drive, Fort Myers (corner of Summerlin and College Parkway.)

Nuclear Power as an Alternative Energy Source is the topic. Arthur Weissbach, Retired, National Institute of Health, will speak.

League members and the interested public may make reservations by e-mailing fishpatricia@yahoo.com or calling 239-466-8381.

Cost for lunch is $20. Lunch choices: New York strip steak, turkey wrap or vegetarian. Student rates are available.


American Merchant

Marine Veterans

The American Merchant Marine Veterans holds a luncheon meeting the third Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at Gulf Coast Village, 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral. The luncheon is $13.

For more information call 239-728-3169 or 239-543-4072.

Italian American Club

The Cape Coral Italian American Club, 4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral invites everyone to Pasta Night every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p. m. with live music this Wednesday till 8:30 p.m. with the music of Karlo for your dancing pleasure.Open to the public.

Join us for the annual Western Ho-Down on Friday, March 30, from 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. in the beautiful Elegante Room Put on your boots and western wear and dance to the music of Deb & Ray.

A western buffet will be searved.

Call (239) 542-6515 for Friday reservations.

Cape Coral Lions Club

The Cape Coral Lions Club meets at the Perkins on Cape Coral Parkway/Del Prado at 6 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month. They are always looking for interested people who want to help those in need in our community. Lions are the greatest service organization in the world. Come and join us.

To reach the membership chairman, call Lion Diana M. Pinto at 239-405-8124 or email her at dmp234@comcast.net.

Korean War Veterans

Korean War Veterans luncheon is held every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Mess Hal restaurant operated by the Veterans Foundation of Cape Coral, 4709 S.E. 11th Place. There is now a $3 charge per person. The lunch is open to all service members active or retired. For more information call 239-574-1119, Ext. 15

Cape Republican Club

The Cape Coral Republican Club meets the last Tuesday of each month at the Palmetto Pines Country Club, 1940 S.W. 9th Court.

The March 27 meeting will feature a “Meet the Candidates Night.” Candidates, with the races in which they are running, will include Brian Owens, U.S. Rep, 14th Congressional District; Sonny Haas, Lee County Commission, District 5; Charlie Whitehead, Lee County Commission, District 3; and Tim Fischer, Lee County Sheriff.

Social time begins at 6:30 p.m.; meeting at 7 p.m. All Republicans are welcome. For further information call 540-7725. Email capecoralrepublicanclub.com

Cape Coral

Sailing Club

The Cape Coral Sailing Club welcomes all boaters, both sail and power to their monthly meetings at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Parkway.

Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. except for November when it is the fifth Wednesday and December when there is no meeting.

For more information visit: capecoralsailingclub.org

U.S. Submarine Veterans

The monthly meetings of U.S. Submarine Veterans (BarbBase) are held on the first Tuesday of each month at the Cape Coral Elks Lodge on S.E. 46th Lane, corner of S.E. 10th Place (Club Square), at 7 p.m.

For more information, call 542-3038 or 458-1136.

Friends of the NW

Regional Library

The Friends of the NW Regional Library hold meetings on the first Tuesday of every month.

Annual membership is $10 for individuals, $15 for families. Contact friendsnwlibrary@ya-hoo.com for more information on how you can support your local library and its ongoing programs and events.

Kiwanis Club

of Cape Coral

The Kiwanis Club of Cape Coral meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Kiwanis Hall, 360 Santa Barbara Blvd. For more information, call 471-9956 or 471-7572.

Democratic Club

The Democratic club of Cape Coral meets the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at 814 S.E. 46th Lane. For more info call 823-6258; www.capecoraldemocrats.com.

Southwest Florida

10-13 Club

The Southwest Florida 10-13 Club, Inc. is an association of retired New York City police officers. The club also welcomes other retired police officers of other cities and state to join.

Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at the Elks Cape Coral Lodge, 4431 S.E. 10th Place (Club Square). For additional info call Neil O’Connor, president 239-540-7232.


AARP Cape Coral Chapter 188 meets 1 p.m. the third Friday at Lake Kennedy Senior Center, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd. Call 458-0834 or 574-2463.

Friends of

the Cape Library

The Friends of the Cape Coral Library meet on the third Saturday during the months of January, March, May, September and November. Join us at 9:30 a.m. for a coffee, social and interesting informative programs.

The Cape Coral Library is at 921 S.W. 39th Street. For more info, check capefriends.org or call 239-349-2572.

Harney Point fish fry

Harney Point VFW Post 8463 located at 4709 S.E. 11th Place, Cape Coral, will hold a Friday night fish fry from 5 to 7:30 p.m Cost $7 per plate.

The public is invited to dine in the hall, carry out available.

For more information, contact Gina for reservations, 239-839-3831.

Dulcimer Club

Southwest Florida Dulcimer Club meet every Tuesday night (year round) at 7 p.m. at Gulf Coast Village, 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd.

For additional information email: vicdonmagg@aol.com or call 652-4214.


The Calusa chapter of the Military Officers Association of America normally meets the second Saturday of each month from September through May at the Wine and Roses restaurant at 1404 Cape Coral Parkway in Cape Coral.

The meeting starts at 9 a.m. with a buffet breakfast followed by an entertaining presentation, usually a noted speaker. A short business meeting then follows.

All members, spouses, and prospective members are welcome. Please call Dixie Buick at 239-945-5030 for reservations.

For additional information about the organization, contact Timothy Cook, the Membership Chair, at 239-945-9155. The MOAA exists to enhance and protect the rights and benefits of all military officers and their families.

Exceptional Living Women’s Group

The Exceptional Living Women’s Group meets first and third Friday of each month at 1939 Park Meadows Drive, Suite 1, Fort Myers. Cost is $5.

The Exceptional Living Women’s Group, lead by certified master life coach Mir Lynne Pietrzyk, teaches women how to look within themselves and find more peace, joy and happiness. The group is a safe place for women to meet and discuss life’s ups and downs.

RSVP at Lynne@shiftandwakeup.com.

For additional information, contact Mir Lynne Pietrzyk at Lynne@shiftandwakeup.com or 253-2884.


ABWA Cape Coral Caloosa Chapter meets the third Wednesday of every month at the Gulf Coast Village at 6 p.m for networking. Calling all professional business women who wants to get involved in the community.

For dinner reservations call, 239-549-1199.