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THE RIVER - JANUARY 6, 2017
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during spring training, are available now at ww w.redsox.com/springdestinations.
Pitchers and catchers hold their first workout on February 14. The first full
squad workout will take place on February 17. Workouts are free and open to the
The Red Sox play their first exhibition game on Thursday, February 23 at 1:05
p.m . against the Northeastern University Huskies.
The Grapefruit League schedule launches at home at JetBlue Park on Friday,
February 24 against the New York Mets. The matchup is one of two contests
against the Mets with the Red Sox traveling to Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie on
March 8 for a 1:10 p.m . game.
The Red Sox will host their American League East rival New York Yankees on
Tuesday, February 28 at JetBlue Park, and will then visit them on Tuesday, March
21 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. Other division matchups include
four games versus the Baltimore Orioles, five against the Tampa Bay Rays, and
three against the Toronto Blue Jays.
The club will once again hold an open house at JetBlue Park on Saturday,
February 18. The free event, open to the public, welcomes fans to walk around the
park and the grounds while enjoying concessions and entertainment on Fenway
The Red Sox’ equipment truck will depart from Fenway Park on Monday,
February 6. Truck Day is presented by JetBlue.
The 2017 season is the Red Sox’ sixth at JetBlue Park at Fenway South.
The Southwest Florida Symphony
Endowment Foundation distributed
$105,000 from its general fund
to the Southwest Florida Symphony
for fiscal year 2016-17. Each year, the
foundation makes an annual distribution
of four to five percent of total assets to
the symphony in accordance with their
“We are pleased to make this
contribution to the Southwest Florida
Symphony,” said David Hall, president
of the Southwest Florida Symphony
Endowment Foundation board of
trustees and executive vice president,
chief financial officer and chief
operating officer of Sanibel Captiva
Community Bank. “These funds will
go a long way toward supporting our
As of November 30, 2016,
the foundation had total assets of
$2,418,000, including $2,152,000 in
the general fund, $153,000 in the Van
Sickle fund and $113,000 of symphony
funds. The board’s goal is to increase
the endowment to $5 million by 2020.
The foundation was established in
2002 to build assets for the long-term
financial support of the Southwest
Florida Symphony, Lee County’s only
professional orchestra. Since then,
the endowment has grown to more
than $2.75 million. The foundation is
managed by an independent board of
trustees and receives gifts, provides
appropriate investment stewardship
and makes regular disbursements of
earnings to the symphony.
In addition to Hall, the Southwest
Florida Symphony Endowment
Foundation board of trustees includes
vice president Thomas Kracmer, owner
of Cadence Music and Southwest
Florida Symphony principal tuba player;
secretary Scott Gregory, vice president
and business insurance agent, BB&T-
Oswald Trippe & Company; treasurer
Corey Vertich, a principal with Uhler
and Vertich Financial Planners; Doris
Colgate, president and CEO of Offshore
Sailing School; Robert Diefenbach; and
For more information about the
Southwest Florida Symphony and its
Endowment Foundation, visit w ww.
SWFLSO.org or call 210-2345.
Would you like to learn how to
better manage chronic pain
conditions such as arthritis,
fibromyalgia, back pain, headaches and
Lee Health is pleased to announce
a free six-week workshop, entitled
Chronic Pain Self-Management, a
research-based program developed by
Stanford University. The sessions begin
Information presented in the
workshop can help you become
empowered to improve your quality of
life. Learn how to more easily manage
your medications; understand the
benefits of exercise; manage symptoms
of stress, pain and fatigue; and make
smarter decisions related to health
eating. Participants will also receive a
copy of the book, Living a Healthy Life
with Chronic Pain.
Sessions will be held at two locations
• Fridays, beginning January 6 at
The Sanctuary, 8960 Colonial Center
Drive in Fort Myers
• Tuesdays, beginning January 10
at the American House Coconut Point,
8460 Murano Del Lago Drive in Estero
Seating is limited and registration
is required. Call 343-9264 for more
Cape Coral To Host Art Festival
The Cape Coral Festival of the Arts,
hosted annually by the Rotary Club of
Cape Coral, will return to Downtown
Cape Coral for its 32nd year. The festival
will take place on Saturday and Sunday,
January 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
on Cape Coral Parkway in downtown Cape
Coral, located between Del Prado Boulevard
and Vincennes Street. Admission and
parking are free for festival attendees.
As one of Southwest Florida’s largest
art shows, this annual art event brings
together the works of more than 300 juried
artists and artisans from across the country.
Exhibitors will showcase their fine art,
sculpture, pottery, jewelry, photography,
metal works, mixed media and much more.
Free festival admission and parking will be
provided along with area’s largest collection
of art, food, and fun for all ages.
This year’s official event poster artist
is Doug Lehnhardt. Lehnhardt, who has
been painting for more than 40 years,
is best known for his acrylic paintings of
wildlife which employ a technique he developed from egg tempera and watercolor. His
other notable paintings feature landscape scenes and fantasy themes, though he has
also specialized in human and pet portraits for more than 35 years. Lehnhardt’s art
extends beyond canvas, as he also provides advertising layouts, website design, and other
specialty artwork. Festival attendees are encouraged to stop by his booth at the festival.
His work can be viewed by visiting www.DougsArt.net.
The 2017 Cape Coral Festival of the Arts event sponsors include Wonderland
Realty, Experience Real Estate Group, Geico, The Beaches of Fort-Myers and Sanibel,
Downtowner Car Wash, Intergraphic 2.0, Waste Pro, Destination Boat Clubs,
Happenings Magazine, NBC-2, The News-Press, CapeCoral.com, Premier Wellness
Group, Lamar Advertising, Direct Impressions and the South Cape Community
Volunteers are needed and sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more
information about or to participate in the Cape Coral Festival of the Arts, call 699-7942
or visit CapeCoralFestival.comP.
Mama Cardinal by Doug Lehnhardt
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