Elks Lodge hosting 'Sock Hop' on Sept. 18
The Lehigh Acres Elks Lodge will hold a Sock Hop on Saturday, Sept. 18 with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. The cost is $15 per person and members and the public are invited for a night of fun. Music will be provided by Le Deux. The Elks are asking that you dig out your 1950s attire and those special socks you wore and come to their event. The Lehigh Acres Elks Lodge No. 2602 is at 1050 Joel Blvd. in Lehigh. For more information and to make reservations call , contact Dolores D'Angelo at 239-368-7485.
Rummage sale to benefit church
A rummage sale will be held Saturday, September 25 from 7 to 11 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 1430 Homestead Road, Lehigh Acres (corner of Homestead Road and Lee Blvd).
Benefits to go to Crossroads Preschool which is an accredited VPK preschool program at the church. For more information call the church at 369-1433.
Smoked chicken dinner tickets now available
A smoked chicken dinner fundraiser at Christ United Methodist Church, 1430 Homestead Rd, Lehigh Acres (corner of Homestead Road and Lee Blvd will be
served from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18. Take-out will be available. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Menu is smoked chicken, baked beans, potato salad and dessert. Purchase your
tickets early at the church office Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or at the door as long as tickets are available. For more information,
call the church at 369-1433.
Bus to provide trip to Steelers game at Tampa Bay on Sept. 26
Fun Biz Charter in Lehigh is planning a bus ride from Majestic Golf Club on Sunday, Sept. 26 at 8:30 a.m.
"We going to the Steelers game at Tampa Bay," said Steve Baker, owner of the Fun Biz Charter bus.
Continental breakfast, tail gate party, drinks, snacks, ticket for the game with great seats, Baker says, and a fun bus party fide will be provide for $150 per seat and that includes tickets.
"We're taking you to the Steelers/Tampa Bay football game. You just have to step into the bus, take a seat and enjoy the 50-inch flat panel TV with surround sound, hardwood floor, wet bar, restroom, air ride, beverages, snacks and laughter with your friends. To sign up for this trip, call 239-789-7971.
Egyptian dinner dance set at the Elks
An Egyptian dinner dance with entertainment is planned for Saturday, Oct. 2 at the Lehigh Acres Elks Lodge at 1050 Joel Blvd. in Lehigh. Tickets may be purchased from the Lodge Lounge or by calling 369-2602. For more information call 368-3709 or 368-7485. Tickets are $20. There will be prizes given away, said Bobbie Slanker, a spokeswoman with the Lodge. Everyone who attends is encouraged to dress as an Egyptian, Slanker said.
Ave Marie Founders Club Dinner is Sept. 21 in Lehigh
The public is invited to the next Ave Maria University Fort Myers Founders Club Dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at St. Raphael's Parish, 2514 Lee Blvd., in Lehigh Acres. "Race with the Devil: My Conversion Story from Racial
Hatred to the Love of Christ" will be presented by AMU Writer in Residence and Associate Professor of Literature, Joseph Pearce.
He is the host of the EWTN series, The Quest for Shakespeare as well and the author of many books on Christian intellectuals as well as the co-editor of the St. Austin Review and editor in chief of Sapientia
The social and light supper will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall with the presentation to follow, said spokeswoman Peggy Stinnet. The cost is $10. RSVP at 239-348-4717 by Sept. 19 or visit www.avemaria.edu/fortmyers for more information.
Women's Club to meet Sept. 17
The General Women's Club of Lehigh Acres September meeting will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17 at the Faith Lutheran Church on Leeland Heights Blvd.
The program will be about the proposed Lehigh Acres free medical clinic and will be presented by Dr. Stephen Schroering.
The General Women's Club of Lehigh Acres will hold its annual luncheon card party and game day on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church at 705 Leeland Heights Blvd. in Lehigh.
Cost is $6 and will benefit the General Women's Club scholarship fund. For ticket information, call Loretta Milligan at 303-2454 or Linda Saul at 368-6753.
State beekeepers group to meets in October
The Beekeepers Association of Southwest has announced its 2010 Florida State Beekeepers Association Annual Convention will be held in Southwest Florida.
The Convention will be held at the Estero Community Park, Estero on Friday and Saturday October 29 and 30. Seminars and vendors will be in the Park Recreation Center and on the Park Grounds. For more details, see swfbees.com.