The Leadership Collier Foundation, with the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, has announced the Growing Associates In Naples class of 2013.
Each spring, the foundation accepts about 30 area professionals for the program, which is specifically designed for emerging leaders and professionals in Collier County.
Participants will undergo an eight-session series of workshops and facilitated networking programs focused on key issues affecting the community.
Members of the GAIN Class of 2013 are: Benjamin Babcock, Blake Becker, Robert Breitbard, Caroline Cilek, Helen Conroy, Alexander Daane, Michele Diaz, Heather Dill, Brian Dixon, April Donahue, Drew Dunn, Catherine Elkins, Stephanie Feightner, Ashley Frantz, Sean Friend, Victoria Gabriel, Chris Gonzalez. Corey Grant, Clara Guevara, Jared Hamilton, Sarah Hilbert, Ashley Lawrence, Stephen Macera, Amanda Maurizi, Juliana Meek, Jilberto Nieto, Matt Reedy, Yasmin Saad, Kristine Smale. Emily Sousa, Rebecca Vaccariello and Charles Whittington.
Business luncheon is March 8
The next business resource meeting and luncheon for the Bonita Springs-Estero Chapter of Women’s Council of Realtors will be March 8 at the Bonita Bay Club, 26660 Country Club Drive, Bonita Springs.
Mary Saunders of Downing-Frye Realty Inc.-The Saunders Group, will discuss short sales and foreclosures.
Cost is $20 for members in advance, $25 for members at the door and $30 for guests. Register to attend at www.WCRbonitaestero.com.
Leppo to speak at workshop
Larry E. Leppo of the Leppo Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors has been asked to speak about “The Impact of Rising Dividends” at a free workshop Monday at Naples Estates, 400 Palm Haven Blvd.
The workshop begins at 9:30 a.m. Information: www.wellsfargoadvisors.com
Bonita Chamber hosts TechXPO
The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce will host the seventh annual TechXPO/Business After Hours event from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 21 at the Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport at Town Center, 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive.
The event showcases companies using technology in business. Participating companies will have interactive displays and live demonstrations of products or services. Exhibitor tables and sponsorships are available from $195. Information: www.bonitaspringschamber.com.
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