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THE RIVER - JANUARY 20, 2017
photos courtesy Hope Healthcare
Lake Kennedy Senior Center
Come to the Lake Kennedy Senior Center
for a Little Black Dress Party with Cahlua
and Cream on Friday, February 10. Doors
open at 6:30 p.m . and the event starts at 7 p.m .
The Little Black Dress Party will feature
local entertainers Cahlua and Cream, who will
share the sounds of Whitney Houston, Donna
Summers, Diana Ross, Tina Turner and more.
Enjoy an evening of dancing, friends and fabulous
entertainment. Come dressed to impress in your
“little black dress” or “bold black” attire. Delicious
appetizers, gluten free soup and beverages will be
Admission is $10 for members and $15 for
non-members. Pre-registration is preferred.
Lake Kennedy Senior Center is located at
400 Santa Barbara Boulevard in Cape Coral.
For more information, call 574-0575.
Hope Healthcare Announces
Five New Board Members
Five local community leaders have joined the board of directors for Hope Healthcare.
Joe Gammons, principal at Office Furniture & Design Concepts, serves on the
board of directors for Lee Health Foundation and the Florida Gulf Coast University
Foundation and is a member of the Fort Myers South Rotary and the Fort Myers, Naples
and Cape Coral chambers of commerce.
West McCann, market president and senior managing director of Northern Trust
Wealth Management’s Lee County offices, has served on the board of directors or as a
committee member for community organizations, including Audubon Florida, United Way
of Collier County, Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida, New Horizons of Southwest
Florida, and the Bonita Springs Community Fund of the Southwest Florida Community
Bob Simpson is president and CEO of LEESAR Regional Service Center and Co-
operative Services of Florida. A former chairperson of the The American Cancer Society
of Lee County Cattle Barron’s Ball and The American Heart Association Heart Ball,
Simpson has served on the board of directors for Hodges University in Fort Myers and
Fifth Third Bank South Florida Affiliate Board of directors.
Sandy Stilwell is owner and CEO of Stilwell Enterprises and Restaurant Group. She
serves as the immediate past board chair for the PACE Center for Girls and sits on the
board of trustees for Hodges University. A member of the advisory boards for Florida
Gulf Coast University’s Resort & Hospitality Management Program and Gulfshore Life
magazine, Stilwell serves on the Captiva Community Panel and the Healthy Lee Steering
Trudi K. Williams, CEO of TKW Consulting, served in the Florida House of
Representatives from 2004 to 2012. A founding member and trustee of the Babcock
Preservation Partnership, she is a member of the Chamber of Southwest Florida and
serves on the American Red Cross board of directors.
The new members join current board members Madlyn Dornaus, former senior vice
president and chief compliance officer for Radiation Therapy Services, who is a member
of the Medical Group Management Association and a certified healthcare compliance and
privacy officer; Noreen DiPlacido, a Florida licensed health care risk manager with nearly
25 years of experience in the medical field; Tom Giles, founder, president and CEO of
Avalon Engineering; Larry Hart, tax collector for the state of Florida; and Rev. Dr. Tim
Halverson, pastor and head of staff at Faith Presbyterian Church in Cape Coral.
The board’s leadership includes chairman Bo Turbeville, vice president of Accent
Business Products; vice-chair Jerry Nichols, a specialist for Employee Benefits Planning
with Brown & Brown Benefits and a Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative;
secretary Dick Ackert, former president and CEO of SouthTrust Bank, Southwest Florida;
treasurer Charles Idelson, principal founder of Investors’ Security Trust Company; and
past chair Sandy Robinson, former president of Northern Trust’s Fort Myers office.
For more information, call 482-4673 or visit www.HopeHCS.org.
Cahlua and Cream
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