Tuesday, June 26, 2007

FPL Giving Money To Glades Students

Larry Luckey To Receive Check For Students

MOORE HAVEN, FL. -- The Southwest Florida Leadership Foundation and Florida Power and Light are providing a $30,000 gift to high school students in Glades County at the upcoming luncheon with leaders from four institutions of higher learning.  Representatives of the Southwest Florida Leadership Foundation and FPL will present the check to Larry Luckey, Director for the Moore Haven High School Scholarship Foundation.  The Moore Haven Foundation will distribute the funds to student applicants in the Glades County Community.

The Southwest Florida Leadership Foundation is a public charity founded by leaders of the regional chamber of commerce and graduates of its leadership programs. Steve Tirey, President of The Chamber of Southwest Florida stated, "Without the generosity of FPL and the new Southwest Florida Leadership Foundation, we would not be able to provide this gift."

Four university and college Presidents will be the guest speakers for a luncheon with regional business leaders on Wednesday, June 27th in Fort Myers. Ave Maria University, Hodges University, Edison College, and Florida Gulf Coast University will each participate in the roundtable forum and discussion.  The ""ssues and Barbeque" luncheon is hosted by Hodges University and Wright Construction.

Those confirmed to attend include: Joe Shepard, FGCU, Terry McMahan, Hodges University, Robert R. Jones, Edison College and Nick Healy from Ave Maria University.  Steve Calabro of Southwest Florida College will moderate the session.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous6:22 PM

    Looks like FPL is buying Glades county like US Sugar bought Clewiston like the drug dealers bought Hendry county- nothing ever changes.