Church celebrates Open House Oct. 2
New Image Ministries is celebrating its third annual Open House. This is a free community event open to the public. The event will be held on Saturday, ?October 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., located at 29 Homestead Rd., just before Veterans Park on the lefthand side in Lehigh Acres. ?It will be a fun day for the family. There will be a bounce house, face ?painting and popcorn. Barbeque lunch will served be at 1 p.m. This year ?there will be "Sunday's Best" singing contest and a baking contest. ?Visit their website for more details on the contests and event, ?www.new-image-ministries.org. For more information call the church at 239-369-9673.
Kreegel aide to be in Lehigh library
Rep. Paige V. Kreegel (D-72) will have a member of his staff at the East County Regional Library on Thursday, Oct. 28 to answer questions about any state related issues that local citizens may have. The hours are from 10 to 11 a.m. For more questions, call Cynthia Beckett at Kreegel's office at 941-575-5820. Do not call the library.
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 $15. 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.
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.
Women's Club holds annual luncheon in October
The General Women's Club of Lehigh Acres will hold its annual luncheon and card party and game day on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church's Sweatlock Hall at 705 Leeland Heights Blvd. in Lehigh. The admittance of $6 will benefit the General Women's Club Scholarship Fund. It is open to the public. For ticket information and reservations, call Loretta Mulligan at 303-2454 or Linda Saul at 368-6753.
Pharmacy to offer flu shots
Flu shots are available on two dates at the Medicine Shoppe at 57 Homestead Rd. N. on Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and again on Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 pm.
Abdel Aryan, who operates the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, said Lehigh residents can get their flu vaccinations at the Medicne Shoppe as they have done in years past. "It's the smart and healthy thing to do," he said. For more information, call them at 239-369-0141.