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Community Foundation donates to local efforts

May 16, 2018
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer

On Wednesday, May 9 the Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation distributed $28,000 to both scholarship recipients and organizations in need that serve the Beach community. The Foundation raises monies through a number of fund raising initiatives that are highly supported by members, beach residents and season visitors.The foundation would like to thank all those who made this great year of giving possible.

Scholarship recipients are:

Jordan Wallace

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The Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation made donations to 10 local organizations.

Annie Salyers

Madison Tezak

Sydney Wallace

Austin Tezak

Alexis Gore

Sarah Swierze

In addition, the following organizations were also supported with monetary donations:

A.C.T. --Abuse Counseling Treatment Center

Beach Baptist Church -After School Program

Fort Myers Beach Elementary -The Arts Program

Choice Market

Friends of Lovers Key

The Presbyterian Church/God's Table Program

KLCB- Keep Lee County Beautiful

Ostego Bay Foundation

Society of St. Vincent DePaul

The Mound House

The Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation, dedicated to working cooperatively to improve the quality of life in Fort Myers Beach and surrounding communities, meets the 3rd Wednesday night of every month from October - May. Anyone interested in obtaining more information or joining the Foundation can contact Jan Falkum at or visit the website at



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