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Sanibel Captiva Trust Co. hosts first WOW presentation of the season

By Staff | Jan 21, 2015

(L to R) WOW attendees Ginny Fleming (SCTC Board Member and WOW founder), Robin L. Cook, Janet M. Strickland (estate planning attorney on Sanibel), and Cheryl Giattini (SCTC Board Member). PHOTO PROVIDED

The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company hosted its first WOW presentation of the season this week with 50 local women in attendance.

Entitled “Leaving a Legacy,” the event featured speakers Attorney Janet M. Strickland and Cheryl Giattini, board member of The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company.

Strickland spoke about estate planning, trust structures and charitable trusts and Cheryl reviewed how to select charities, utilize online research nonprofit rating tools, and work with family and local foundations.

The 2015 WOW Women’s Series is intended to empower women to be better informed and prepared to handle their lives independently and dynamically. WOW (Women. Opportunity. Wealth.) will include two additional sessions:

Tuesday, February 3 – “You’re In Charge Now – Make Your Nest Egg Last (Investing Strategies)” – speaker is Timothy P. Vick, Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, The Naples Trust Company.

Wednesday, March 11 – “Strategies To Protect Your Assets (Identity Theft & Insurance, Home, Liability, Etc.)” – speakers are Gerald J. McNulty from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office – West District and Kim Kovacs from Heidrick & Company Insurance.

Interested WOW attendees should contact Frances Steger at The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company at (239) 472-8300 or FSteger@sancaptrustco.com.

All events begin at 9:30 am at The Sanctuary and seating is limited.