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Business Notes (7/26/17)

July 26, 2017
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Author publishes book

Lehigh Acres author Rachel E. Davis recently released her new book, "Daddy, Son Day!"

Published by the Dorrance Publishing Co., it highlights the special bond between father and son and shows some of the magical experiences to be found when families spend the day together.

The 30-page book is $19.

Kindle and paperback versions are available on Amazon and at:

EDO to hold government contracting event

The second annual Southwest Florida Government Contracting Symposium and Expo will be held on July 27 from 9 a.m. to noon in Building U at the Florida SouthWestern State College, at 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers.

Organized by the Lee County Economic Development Office and Small Business Development Center, attendees will learn about the opportunities in contracting with the local, state and federal governments.

It is designed to help business leaders gain insight into the government market, identify resources and get started in marketing their business to governmental entities. Over 20 exhibitors will be available for networking.

In addition, presentations and panel discussions on various topics will be held.

To register, call Lee County Economic Development at 239-533-6800 or email Tiffany Grint at

Chamber to host expo

The Greater Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce will host The Expo on Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lehigh Acres Senior Citizens Center, at 219 Plaza Drive.

In addition to vendors, the business showcase and job fair will feature prizes from area businesses.

For those seeking employment, bring your resume and dress for success. Area businesses are gearing up for season and are looking for new talent to hire.

Food and beverages will be available, with the proceeds benefitting the center.

Booth space reservations are being accepted by the GLACC office; each space will include one 6-foot table and two chairs.

There is a special available for chamber members for $50; non-members can participate with a registration fee of $85. Electricity is available on a first come first serve basis for an additional $10 fee.

For additional information, contact 239-369-3322 or email



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