The Rotary Club of Fort Myers announced its officers and Board of Directors for the 2012-2013 year at the Changing of Guard Ceremony at Royal Palm Yacht Club on June 26, 2012.

 

The Rotary Club of Fort Myers has proudly served the community for 90 years. It is the oldest Rotary Club in Southwest Florida and its membership, some 175 members, includes many of the area’s leading business professionals. Today, it is a diverse club of men and women from every sector of the community. The club has a rich history of service from its first outreach project in 1922 the planting of Royal Palms on McGregor Boulevard to the recent support of PACE Center for Girls.

The Rotary Club of Fort Myers, through its local Trust Fund, distributed over $130,000 to area nonprofits through its grant giving process in the 11/12 fiscal year. The Club played a significant role in relief for Haiti and contributed over $20,000 towards the Shelter Box program which has become the largest project in Rotary International history.

 

12/13 Officers include: President, Steve Bowen, Stephen R. Bowen Construction; Past President, Bob Sheehan, HOPE Hospice; President Elect, Kevin Lewis, SWFAS or Southwest Florida Addiction Services; Treasurer, Josh Dorcey, The Dorcey Law Firm, PLC; Secretary, Anne Rose, Lee Memorial Health Care System; and Sergeant of Arms, David Kennedy, Olin Hill & Associates.

 

Rotary Board of Directors include Lydia A. Black, Alliance for the Arts; Dan Detrick, Copy Lady; Tom Feurig, Goodwill Industries of SWFL; Leah Kirby, Edison National Bank; Don Molloy, Riverside Realty; and Scott White, Scott White Advisors.

 

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