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December 5, 2012
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Diamonds performance for Dec. 8 canceled

The Diamonds Concert, sponsored by the Greater Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce, for Dec. 8 has been canceled. It was supposed to be held at the Lehigh Senior High School auditorium.

Tickets will be refunded by calling the chamber at 369-3322, according to Inke Baker, the chamber's assistant executive director.

Cookies with Mr. Kris at Alva Community Center

Cookies with Mr. Kris from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 8 at the Alva Community Center. All ages welcome. Come and enjoy hot cocoa and cookies with friends. Mr. Kris will be in from 10:30-11:30 am. Bring a camera and take photos with Mr. Kris. Event is free. For information, call 728-2882.

Libertarian Party of Lee County to meet

The Libertarian Party of Lee County will hold its next meeting from 7-8:45 p.m. today, Dec. 5, in the Judge Landis room of Shoeless Joe's at Bell Tower.

Dinner is from 7-7:45 and is self-pay. The program, a business meeting and group discussion on "Advancing Liberty in Our Community" follows at 7:45 p.m.

The club welcomes liberty-minded individuals of all party affiliations. For information, call (239) 245-9267 or visit:

Artistic reception at Captain Hendry House

The Arts of the Inland cordially invites the public to a reception from 4-7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Captain Hendry House, at 512 Fraser Ave. in LaBelle.

The old Florida style house was built by Capt. Francis Henry, Labelle's founder and county namesake, and is decked out in lights and decorations for the holidays. It is the only surviving building associated with Henry.

Member artists will be available on the wrap-around porch, where attendees can view or buy their work. Inside the house will be live entertainment by vocalist Ralph Boettger and others, hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.

The reception is free and open to the public. For information, contact president LaVon Koenig at (239) 303-5849.

Lee County Community Band to perform

The Lee County Community Band will perform Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10 and April 7 at Cape Coral High School, at 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd. The events are free of charge, though donations are accepted.

Band members are musicians from all walks of life - career musicians, amateurs and folks renewing skills from years past - who reside in Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties. The band rehearses from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at St. Michael's Lutheran School in Fort Myers; new members are welcome.

For more information, visit: or contact Norman Jones at 995-2097.

Lee Republican Women's Club to host speaker

The Lee Republican Women's Club will hold a dinner meeting Dec. 11 at the Crowne Plaza Holiday Inn, at 13051 Bell Tower Drive, in Fort Myers. Social hour begins at 6 p.m., with dinner and the program at 6:30 p.m.

The Honorable Gary Lee, chairman of the Lee County Republican Committee, will be the featured speaker. He will focus on the Electoral College.

The public and guests are welcome to attend. The cost of the dinner is $20. For reservations or information, call 574-2571.

Christmas Dinner Dance, meeting planned

The General Women's Club of Lehigh Acres will meet at noon Dec. 7 at the Faith Lutheran Church on Leeland Heights Boulevard. Members of the senior center will present a Christmas show. It is also the holiday luncheon; attendees are asked to bring something to share.

The General Women's Club will host its Annual Christmas Dinner Dance from 6-10 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers. Music will be provided by Jerry Ward. The tickets cost $40 per person. For information and tickets, contact Daphne Hopkinson at 369-5063 or Marjorie Hill at 368-6509.



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