Monday, September 27, 2010

POLITICS IN THE PARK - Community Council Lehigh Acres


Lehigh Acres, Florida, Monday, September 27, 2010 – The Community Council of Lehigh Acres will once again host Politics in the Park on Saturday, October 16, 2010 from 11 am to 2 pm at Veteran's Park Recreational Center at 55 Homestead Rd S, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936.  Candidates will have an opportunity to share their platform, distribute literature, and meet the voting public. 
Among those invited to appear are candidates for U.S. Representative, Governor, State Representative, State Senate, County Commission, Lee County Court Judge, School and Hospital Boards, Mosquito Control, ECWCD and Fire Commissioner.  All local, state, and federal level general election candidates are invited. Lehigh Acres is one of the growing areas in Southwest Florida with a population now at 77,000 and a strong voting tradition.
This event provides voters an opportunity to hear from the candidates before the election and to speak with them one-on-one during the event. There will be tables with campaign information and the opportunity to network with the candidates.  Hot dogs and drinks will be provided through the generous donations of our Friends of the Council and local businesses. For more information regarding the Candidate Forum contact Tami Baker at


Community Council of Lehigh Acres, Florida Inc.
The Voice of Lehigh
Our mission is to partner with the citizens and governing agencies within Lee County Florida to make Lehigh Acres a great place to live and work.

The Community Council of Lehigh Acres, Florida Inc. was formed in 1968 by 20 by concerned citizens as the organization in our community to advance the welfare of unincorporated Lehigh Acres.  The Community Council of Lehigh Acres is made up of 41 members (21 elected members from Lehigh Acres and 20 appointed members from various civic, social, industry and government agencies in the Lehigh Acres area). The Community Council meets monthly (3rd Monday @ 6:30 PM) at Living Waters Christian Fellowship Church at 500 N. Sunshine Blvd. (next to Doc's Collision north of Lee Blvd.) The public is welcome to attend and voice any concerns regarding issues affecting our community. Friends of the Council provide financial support.

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