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December 2022 ECCL Monthly Meeting

December 2022 ECCL Monthly Meeting

Friday, December 9 at 10:00 Estero Park & Recreation Center9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero, FL 33928(239) 533-1470 MAPThe December 2022 meeting of the ECCL features Nancy Martin of Interfaith Charities, Troy Bolivar on FGCU Veterans Success, and updates on...

Estero West Broadway: A Tale of Resilience & Hope

Estero West Broadway: A Tale of Resilience & Hope

Estero West BroadwayA Tale of Resilience and HopeHurricane IanHurricane Ian's center hit Florida at 150 mph near Cayo Costa, a barrier island west of Fort Myers, shortly after 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. In greater Estero, the hurricane selectively...

November 2022 Meeting of the ECCL

November 2022 Meeting of the ECCL

Thursday, November 17 at 10:00 Estero Park & Recreation Center9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero, FL 33928(239) 533-1470 MAPThe meeting opened with a status report on the major issues facing the Greater Estero area, followed by current Hurricane Ian community...

Adopt a Park

Adopt a Park

Estero Park and Recreation Center Adopt a Park            The ECCL established one of the most successful volunteer programs in Estero history. The ECCL Adopt a Highway Program is staffed by Estero residents. Volunteers from over 30...

ECCL Chief Operating Officer Mark Novitski Retires

ECCL Chief Operating Officer Mark Novitski Retires

Mark NovitskiMark Novitski joined the Estero Council of Community Affairs (ECCL) in 2014 and recently retired from our executive management team. We are pleased to announce he is starting a new phase in his life, providing more time for himself and his wife, Ramona....

In memoriam: Frank Mann

In memoriam: Frank Mann

We are very saddened to hear of the passing of Lee County Commissioner Frank Mann. We send our sincere sympathy and condolences to his family, colleagues, and friends. Commissioner Frank Mann was a lifelong resident of Lee County. He served on the Lee County Board of...

June 2022 Meeting of the ECCL

June 2022 Meeting of the ECCL

June 10 at 10:00 Estero Park & Recreation Center9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero, FL 33928(239) 533-1470 MAPPlease note: the videotaping begins after Jim Gilmartin, ECCL's President, welcomed the attendees, followed by the "Pledge of Allegiance." Jim introduced...

In Memory: Larry Newell

In Memory: Larry Newell

Lawrence H. Newell, 88, passed away on May 22, 2022, after a long illness at home under the care of Hope Hospice and his loving family, wife of 65 years, Sharon, daughter Kimberly, and son John. Larry was an early member of the ECCL and had a vision for Estero to...

ECCL Chief Business Administrator

ECCL Chief Business Administrator

The ECCL would like to introduce Terry Flanagan as Chief Business Administrator for the ECCL. This role provides strategic focus and operational efficiency to ensure the ECCL makes the most of a limited and valuable resources: their time and talent. This senior...

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