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By Staff | Jun 23, 2020

PHOTO PROVIDED U.S. Rep. Brian Mast

Chamber to host Power Hour meeting on water quality

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce will host a meeting on July 1 at noon.

U.S. Congressman Brian Mast, who represents District 18 on the east coast of Florida, will speak about the importance of the business community’s engagement in the fight for water quality.

The meeting is sponsored by Captains for Clean Water.

The chamber has sent members a Zoom invitation to register for the virtual event. When members RSVP, they will receive a link to the Zoom meeting in advance. They can send questions beforehand to Ashley Pignato at ashley@sanibel-captiva.org or submit them at the meeting using the chat feature.

Lee Health named Business Partner of the Year

The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools announced Lee Health as a 2020 Business Partner of Year at the 29th Partners in Education – State of Our Schools event held virtually on May 29.

The award recognizes the work and support Lee Health has dedicated to the foundation and School District of Lee County for over 30 years.

Lee Health dedicates its time, talent and treasure to many programs. It supports the foundation’s College and Career Initiatives, such as STEM@Work, and hosted the STEM@Work Kick-Off this year. It is major sponsors of the Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program and is involved with the Take Stock in Children Scholarships/Mentoring program. Lee Health also provides internship programs for school district students, supports teachers by donating supplies and more.