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By Staff | Mar 17, 2020

Beth Weigel

Weigel promoted at SanCap Trust

The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company recently announces the promotion of Beth Weigel to chief operations officer.

She leads the client services team corporate-wide and supports the administration operation for the company and its divisions of The Naples Trust Company and The Tampa Bay Trust Company.

Weigel has 25-plus years of accounting and small business management experience. Earlier in her career, she worked in public accounting as a senior staff accountant and earned her CPA. Weigel also served as the controller of a family-owned business,

She earned her Bachelor of Science in accounting from Clarkson University and completed her accreditation through the Florida Bankers Association Trust School. She serves on the Sanibel Community Association’s Finance Committee and volunteers at Fort Myers High School.

Robbie Roepstorff

Rec center adds to Hall of Sponsors

Sanibel Baptist Church, of Sanibel, has joined the Sanibel Recreation Center’s Hall of Sponsors as a new sponsor.

Proceeds from the purchase of the sponsor sign are applied to the center’s Financial Assistance Program. It assists parents, grandparents and legal custodians who financially qualify for their children to attend the after-school program, summer day and holiday camps, fun days, babysitter training camp, basketball league, volleyball camp and the C.I.T. program at the center.

A printout of all the sponsors can also be obtained at the center’s reception counter.

For more information, call volunteer sponsor Chairperson Barry Alan Roth at 239-313-9591 or Sanibel Recreation Center Director Trish Phillips at 239-472-0345.

Timbers to take part in Love Your Neighbor

Some of the area’s most well-known restaurants will participate in The Heights Foundation/The Heights Center’s Love Your Neighbor on March 24 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the riverfront home of Clinton and Cynthia Winter in Gulf Harbour.

The 12th annual event will include live music, fine wine and spirits, and culinary creations. Among the participating restaurants are Timbers Restaurant and Seafood Market and Norman Love Confections.

In addition, live and silent auction items will be offered.

All proceeds will benefit educational programs for at-risk children in the Harlem Heights neighborhood. More than $300,000 was raised at last year’s event.

Tickets are on sale for $200 each and space is limited.

For more information or tickets, visit “http://www.heightsfoundation.org/lyn”>www.heightsfoundation.org/lyn or contact Karen Lesza at 239-482-7706.

Roepstorff elected chair of advisory committee

The Lee County Port Authority’s Airports Special Management Committee recently elected Robbie Roepstorff, president of Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands, as its chair.

Other members of the committee include Vice Chair Noel Andress, John Goodrich, Randy Krise and Fran Myers, along with regional members R. Scott Cameron and Dana Carr, who represent the interests of neighboring Collier and Charlotte counties.

The committee advises the Board of Port Commissioners on policy matters pertaining to

Southwest Florida International Airport and Page Field. Each port commissioner appoints one committee member, all of whom serve without compensation.

Lee Health names board of directors

Lee Health recently announce the newly elected officers of its board of directors for 2020.

The officers are as follows: David F. Collins, chairman; Therese Everly, vice chairman; Donna Clarke, treasurer; and Diane Champion, secretary.

In addition, other board members include: Stephen R. Brown, Sanford Cohen, Jessica Carter Peer, Chris Hansen, Nancy McGovern and Stephanie Meyer.