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BB&T Bus at The Heights Center Tuesday, May 29

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Harlem Hawks Visit IMAG History and Science Center

Our Harlem Hawks soared over to the IMAG History & Science Center and had a blast encountering animals, making slime, and learning a lot about history and science during many other fun, hands-on activities! Thank you to the Imaginarium staff for such a great day. … [Read more...]

The Richard M. Schulze Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to The Heights Foundation

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation has granted $50,000 to The Heights Foundation to support School Success Programs for at-risk kids in the Harlem Heights neighborhood. Harlem Heights was originally settled as a rural agricultural community. Approximately 780 children live in a mixture of … [Read more...]

4th Annual “Blues by the Bay” Raises $133,000 for Area Children

The Heights Foundation’s 4th Annual “Blues By the Bay” event raised $133,000 for School Success programs for at-risk children in the Harlem Heights neighborhood in Fort Myers.   Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands was the presenting sponsor.   Additional sponsors included Golisano Children’s … [Read more...]

Blues By The Bay 2018 Live Auction Highlights

The Fabulous Four ~ The Ultimate Summer for 4! Four special-section “Corona Beach Club” tickets to the June 17th Maroon 5 concert at the BB&T Center in Plantation, FL. Includes: beer, wine, food, parking & overnight hotel accommodations (2 rooms) at the Marriott Renaissance … [Read more...]

The Heights Center Receives Community Impact Grant for Visual and Performing Arts Classes

The Heights Center has received an Arts, Community and Culture Community Impact Grant from The Southwest Florida Community Foundation. The grant will allow The Center to develop programs for children and adults to promote opportunities for family and community development by providing various music, … [Read more...]

Mark Loren Designs Char-ish Event Benefits The Heights Foundation

Mark Loren Designs held a Char-ish (Charity and Sharing) party in December at the Fort Myers gallery.  Guests had the opportunity to shop at the gallery and benefit local charities. Five local women of influence were invited and asked to invite 15-20 of their friends to celebrate the holiday with … [Read more...]

Blues By The Bay

VIP Sponsors to Date: Mark & Gretchen Banks Denise Baumert Chuck Bergstrom Timi Coleman Bro & Dede D'Arcy Michael & Coleen Frye Chris W. and Joni Q. Hall Foundation Rich & Sandy Heinrich Richard & Vicki Pitbladdo Carl and Dana Schultz Wayne and Maria … [Read more...]

Tenth Annual “Love Your Neighbor” Raises Record $443,000 for The Heights Foundation and The Heights Center

Love Your Neighbor Video By Bill Rogers Productions “Love Your Neighbor”, the 10th annual event benefiting The Heights Foundation, raised a record $443,000 for educational programs for at-risk kids in Harlem Heights. The event was held at the Gulf Harbour home of Mary Jo Little. The VIP Pre Party … [Read more...]

Love your Neighbor Live Auction Preview

Love Your Neighbor is Wednesday, February 21.  Here's a preview of our live auction.  Wine & Culinary Cruise for Eight Aboard the 101-foot M/Y Tò-Kalòn with Cheryl and Dave Copham Eight guests will enjoy a one hour cruise featuring champagne and hors d'oeuvres.  You'll … [Read more...]