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April 11, 2012
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Holy Core Hip/Hop Show set April 20

The number one rap artist in Fort Myers through Reverbnation will put on a Holy Core Hip/Hop Show at Faith Lutheran church at 705 Leeland heights Lehigh Acres on April 20 at 7 p.m. The show is to benefit the Lehigh Acres Community Services. Agency Director Rae Nicely will be there to accept the food donations. Please bring at least two can foods.

Pole Walking - the new corrective exercise

Pole walking is the new "corrective exercise." Improve your posture, burn calories, build bone density and increase your cardio stamina. These are the many benefits of walking with specialized poles. Lee County Parks & Recreation is now offering Pole Walking at Veterans Park Recreation Center located at 55 Homestead Road South. Morning classes began April 4 and continue through May.

Each session offers four classes for $40 which covers instruction and use of loaner poles. All fitness levels are welcome to sign up. Class will meet outside recreation building main front doors.

Local resident Lindy Smith, trained walking instructor for 10 years will teach you everything you need to know to become and "upright citizen." With a pair of walking poles in your hands, a basic stroll becomes a surprisingly easy full body workout. Wear comfortable clothing, closed toe shoes, and bring a water bottle. Walking poles are provided for each class.

For questions regarding April/May Pole Walking classes, contact Christine Susterich at (239)369-1521 or email To register for classes visit or call (239)369-1521.

- April 4 April 25 (four classes) Wednesday 8:30-9:30 a.m., $40

- May 1 May 22 (four classes) Tuesdays 8:30-9:30 a.m., $40.

ABWA meets on second Thursdays

The Lehigh Acres chapter of the American Business Women's Association meets the second Thursday of the month at Bistro Rudy's at 1251 Taylor Lane at 6 p.m. Bring your business cards for networking from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Dinner is $15 and includes a speaker presentation on many exciting topics affecting small businesses throughout the year. Meetings are open to the public and the club welcomes you to join them in supporting local community businesses and gain knowledge and support from other business owners. Call Maralyn Waline, their hospitality chair for the menu and reservations at 239-368-4222.

Land Use Plan workshop rescheduled

The March 10 workshop for the Lehigh Acres Land Use Plan has been rescheduled for April 14 and will be held at Veterans Park Recreational Center starting at 9:30 a.m. Previously, it had been scheduled at the East Regional Library, said Janet Miller, an administrative assistant in the DCD Administration of county government.

Festival in Immokalee planned

The Seminole Casino Immokalee in conjunction with the Arts of the Inland will hold a Balloons Over Paradise festival at the Immokalee Regional Airport, 165 Airport Blvd., Immokalee, during the weekend of April 13 through 15.

Charleston Park Day activities planned

Charleston Park Day is fast approaching. It comes once a year in Charleston Park. So plan your Schedule to include a ride out for lots of history, fun and festivities on Saturday, April 28, 2012, says Alice Washington, one of the organizers of Charleston Park Day activities.

For more information about booth setup or anything, call Washington at (239) 728 2287.



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