Our club meets every Tuesday at 11:30 AM (attendees are encouraged to arrive a few minutes early to socialize). Meetings adjourn no later than 12:30 PM.



We meet at:

Sholess Joe's Restaurant
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33907

Located at the Crowne Plaza hotel,
just behind Fort Myers' beautiful Bell Tower Shops.
Use the map below for direction.

Click here for map and directions


Our meetings are open to the public. If you are bringing 4 or more people, please contact us so we can set up in advance. Lunch cost is $14.00. We accept cash or checks (sorry, no credit cards).
Receipts are available.

Kiwanians wanting to interclub with us should contact our Interclub Chair

Persons interested in possibly joining our club should contact our Membership Chair for an invitation to be our guest for lunch.

Last Meeting (May 30th)

Today's program: Joe Turner,
Florida Southwestern College Foundation

Today we heard from Joe Turner, Coordinator, Alumni Relations at Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation.

College is celebrating 55 years. No tuition hike in 5 years.

Trying to keep student debt load from becoming onerous upon graduation. Graduates are in high demand. School of Health Profession has almost 100% job placement. They are excited about their new arena, will be adding volleyball next year to their sports program. One of their baseball players was draft by the Baltimore Orioles in June 2016. To reach Joe; 239-489-9015 or

Click Here for full Newsletter report


Defining Statement

"Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time."


We have interesting and informative speakers at each of our luncheon meetings.

Please contact us if you are interested in making a presentation to our club.

(Note that it is Club policy to not offer honorariums or pay any fees to speakers. We also do not permit sales or investment presentations. No items are to be offered for sale with the exception that the sale of a speaker's book is often permitted)

Speaking Date
Request Form
(Click here)

Upcoming Speakers

• June 6
  Daniel Veale
 Eagle Scout
  "Littleton Elementary 'Nature Place' Project"
• June 13
  Linda Onorevole
  Gulf Coast Symphony
  "Music Works Program"
• June 20
  Mike Foley
  Hughes Exterminators
  "How To Keep Your House Pest Free Over The Summer"
• June 27
  Kevin Hunter
  Southeastern University
  "Project Seed"

Past Speakers

•  Joe Turner, Florida Southwestern College Foundation
•  David Ross, Baroque and period flutes
•  Tim Goodman and Barbara Ramos,
Goodwill High School High Tech Program
•  John Kuhn and Andrew Seymour, Fort Myers Miracle Baseball
•  Tamara Pigott, Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau
•  Joyce Jacobs, Harry Chapin Food Bank
•  Jack Levine, 4Generations Institute
•  Krisit Moore-Burge, AMI Kids of SW Florida
•  Harris Segel, Flortida Kiwanis Division 19
•  Joanne Semmer, Ostego Bay Marine Science Foundation
•  Angela Katz, LARC
•  Amy Snyder, The Holocaust Museum of SWFL
Joanne Semmer, Ostego Bay Foundation Marine Science Center
Agela Katz, L.A.R.C.
Ian & Nancy Nelson, Luvy Bear Quilts
Leslie Robinson, Street Chicks in Recovery
  Drug Prevention Education
Tim Jones, Ft Myers Kiwanis
  Kiwanis Science Fair
Alex Garcia, Catholic Charities
Brian Simon, Attorney
  Human Trafficking
Bill Courtwright, Ft Myers Kiwanis
  The Life and Music of Phil Ochs
Brian Simon, Attorney
  Civility In Politics
Governor Gary Frechette
  Florida District of Kiwanis Governor
  This Year In Kiwanis
Phil Flood
  SWFL Water Management
Lysa Kennedy
  Junior Achievement
Haley Turner & Rachel Toomey
  NICU Family Support Group
Dr. Elizabeth Elliot
Florida Gulf Coast University
  Early Childhood Development
Stewart Ross

 Kiwanis Division 19 Lt Governor
  Reading Oasis Project
Harris Segel
  Club President
  Goals For 2016-17

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