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Chapter News

Thursday, July 28, 2022

August 2022 Chapter News - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter

Florida Gulf Coast

Chapter Coordinator:  Diane Michael

(386) 538-1083

FSPAFloridaGulfCoast@FloridaPoolPro.com

www.FSPAGulfCoast.com

We had a blast at our Annual Member Appreciation Bowling Bash! Thanks to all who attended and especially to Callan Group Communications ($1,500), Lo-Chlor ($500) and HornerXpress ($500) for being our generous sponsors! We moved this event to Naples to attract those members. Thanks to all who came! View the pictures on our Facebook page.

We are thrilled to have our Tabletop and Auction finally this year! Thanks to all who have signed up. This will be in place of our normal monthly meeting. It is Wednesday August 10 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Elks Lodge - 3231 Coconut Rd, Bonita Springs. 

If you're planning on attending as a guest, please let Diane know. The more the merrier!

There's still time to be a vendor. We are bringing the Tabletop back! And what a great time to have our Annual Auction, too! The flyer has been sent to all members and supporters and more details will be emailed in our Chapter News. We are really excited about this event. We are also collecting auction items now. Let us know if you are able to donate again this year! We thank you so much.

Vendor set up is from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The event is from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and includes the Tabletop, food and drinks, networking, and an auction.  From 9:00 p.m. –
10:00 p.m. is vendor breakdown. Vendors pay $400 which includes a table, two admissions, recognition on social media, and food the night of the Tabletop.  Admission is a voluntary donation of $10 that will go towards our local Swim Lesson Donation Program.

Sponsorships for the Tabletop are available. Gold Sponsorship is $500 and includes being recognized on all media related to the Tabletop including emails, flyers, Florida Pool Prosm, social media and more; one tabletop in location of your choice; four admissions into the event; and recognition at the event and the ability to address the attendees. Silver Sponsorship is $250: Can’t make the event but want to be recognized the night of as a Swim Ambassador? We will donate 100% of your payment to benefit the Chapter’s local swim lesson program which will be submitted for matching grants. You will be recognized on all media related to the Tabletop including emails, flyers, Florida Pool Prosm, social media, and more.

Attendee admission is a voluntary $10 fee which will go toward our local Swim Lesson Donation Program. Admission includes dinner. We need to gain your RSVP for food count.

Please donate your item for our Annual Auction. If you can't make it, we can still offer it to all that night. Thank you.

Thank you so much to Mike Assad, ClearBlue Ionizer, for sponsoring the Chapter meeting on September 14. Please save the date to learn more about an Overview of Alternative Sanitizing Systems -
which systems are best for which situations to minimize chemicals and maintenance. This meeting will be held at Famous Dave’s in Fort Myers from 6:30 p.m. –
8:00 p.m.

Let your employees and other members know that Wednesday, November 9 at our Chapter Meeting, Dallas Thiessen from the State Office will be providing a CE - FBC Advanced Module: 2020 Swimming Pool Updates (CILB course #0613859, meets Advanced requirement, 1 hr., FPSA d/b/a FSPA providership #0000917). Please save the date and plan on being there to learn more. Non-members pay $25 for this class. More details are in the Chapter News email.

All monthly Chapter meetings are from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Famous Dave’s in Fort Myers unless otherwise stated. Please be sure to bring guest! Their first dinner is always free to check out our growing Chapter. We are already booking out the calendar for 2023 so let Diane know if you want to host a behind-the-scenes tour, Chapter meeting or something new!

We are back to the second Wednesday of the month for 2022. Please disregard all previous posts/mentions of the calendar. This is the updated 2022 calendar. Thank you for your understanding. All monthly meetings are from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Famous Dave’s in Fort Myers unless otherwise stated. Please be sure to bring guest! Their first dinner is always free to check out our growing Chapter.

December 14, 2022 will be the “Not So Silent Night” Holiday Party /Casino Night. Mark your calendars.

Follow us at Facebook.com/FSPAFLGulfCoast and Instagram.com/FSPAGulfCoast. We appreciate your continued support!