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Of Special Note (4/10/13)

April 10, 2013
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Beta Sigma Phi to meet

The Beta Sigma Phi, Laureate Delta Xi will meet today, April 10, at Janet Neitzke's residence. Officers will meet at 7:15 p.m. and members will meet at 7:30 p.m. Visiting Betas can contact Jan at (239) 694-9624.

'Inspirations' art show seeking submissions

The first annual "Inspirations" art show will be held April 14 from 3-6 p.m. at the Majestic Golf Course, at 350 Homestead Road S.

Sponsored by the Arts of the Inland, it is a judged art show with cash prizes and ribbons to be awarded for best of show and first, second and third place. Paintings will be available for purchase.

The event is free and open to the public. Entertainment provided by vocalist Christine Bronson and pianist Bobbee Cera.

For information, contact LaVon Koenig (239) 303-5849 or

Lee County Archers registering members

The Lee County Archers is registering new participants. The following events will take place at the Nalle Grade County Park Range in North Fort Myers:

- April 18: Open ranges from 2 to 8 p.m., including a 20-yard lighted covered pavilion, a 30- to 80-yard lighted outdoor range and a 28-target field range. Open to the public.

- April 21: 3D archery shoot. Sign up from 8 to 8:30 a.m.; shotgun start at 9 a.m. A $10 shooting fee applies.

- May 5: 900 round at 9 a.m.

For information, contact Ben Brown at (239) 369-6212 or P.O. Box 1437, Lehigh Acres, FL 33970.

General Woman's Club to award scholarships

The General Woman's Club of Lehigh Acres will award several $500 scholarships to single parents with minor children living at home.

Applicants must be a resident of Lehigh Acres and enrolled in continuing education classes at an accredited college, university or technical school.

There is no pre-printed application form. The guidelines are:

- Resident of Lehigh Acres: Send proof of residence, such as a utility bill or rent receipt.

- Provide street address and telephone number where you can be contacted; P.O Boxes will not be accepted.

- Single parent with minor children living at home.

- Name of college, university or technical school in which you are currently enrolled.

- Brief biography that includes your area of study.

Application must be received no later than April 20.

Mail application information to Diane A. Lashua, Scholarship Chairman, 123 Sebring Circle, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936.

The awards will be issued on May 17.

For information, contact (412) 708-0422 or

Bonsai Society of SW Florida to meet

The Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida will meet at 9 a.m. April 20 at Wigert's Bonsai Nursery, at 2930 South Road, North Fort Myers.

Ed Trout will demonstrate how to style a buttonwood tree. Admission is $10 and includes a raffle ticket for the demo tree.

For information, call (239) 543-2234.

Free legal advice at 'Law in the Mall'

The County Bar Association, with Florida Rural Legal Services and Lee County Legal Aid Society, will conduct its free annual "Law in the Mall" event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 in the Dillard's courtyard at the Edison Mall, at 4125 Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers.

Attorneys will be available to meet with individuals for free to answer legal questions on topics including, but not limited to, bankruptcy, civil, elder law, family law, landlord and tenant, criminal, real estate/condominium, and wills, probate and estate planning.

The public is advised to bring any relevant documents for meeting with an attorney.

Registration at 9:45 a.m.

Attorneys will also present four free one-hour seminars on legal topics impacting Lee County's citizens. Space is limited for each seminar to the first 30 people who register at the event desk that day.

Community Plan Workshop planned

A Lehigh Acres Community Plan Workshop is scheduled from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 4 at the East County Regional Library, at 881 Gunnery Road N. The topic is "Kickoff of the Lehigh Acres Planning and Design Study."

Mom's Morning Out program for families

Mom's Morning Out is May 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Alva Community Center, at 21471 N. River Road, Alva.

The program provides supervision for preschoolers ages 3-5 so mother can have a few hours to themselves. Participating children must be potty trained.

It includes inside games, play time, short movies, snack, playground, arts and crafts, and fun time with music.

Cost is $10 to register.

For information, call Sandra at (239) 728-2882 or visit:

Eagle to speak before Lee Republican women

The Lee Republican Women Federated will meet May 13 at the Hilton Garden Inn, at 12601 University Drive in Fort Myers. Social hour begins at 11:15 a.m., followed by lunch and a program.

The guest speaker will be Rep. Dane Eagle, of the Florida House of Representatives District 77.

The cost is $16 to attend.

For reservations, call (239) 432-9389 or e-mail

Bonsai Society to host annual picnic, auction

The Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida will hold its annual picnic and auction May 18 at the Fort Myers-Lee County Garden Council's Center, at 2166 Virginia Ave., Fort Myers.

Sidewalk sales and viewing of auction items will begin at 10 a.m., with the auction of trees and related materials beginning at 11 a.m. A lunch buffet will follow.

There is no admission fee, and parking and the lunch are free.

For information, call Greg Lignelli at (239) 560-3275.

Farmer's Market set

A free Farmer's Market is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the Majestic Golf Club, at 350 Homestead Rd.

The market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, crafts, music and food vendors.

For information on being a vendor, contact (954) 648-5458.



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