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Women in Business to highlight personal safety, active shooter training at Jan. 8 networking event

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host its January networking meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at Zoomers, 17455 Summerlin Road in Fort Myers. This month’s topic will cover personal safety and awareness when in public locations.

Attendees of the January Women in Business program will have the opportunity to learn from Peggy Lince, a crime prevention specialist from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office about what to do in an active shooter situation. After the program, Zoomers invites attendees to experience the fun of its 18-acre destination, offering a game card or go-kart wristband for guests to enjoy.

Each month, Women in Business features a nonprofit spotlight and in January, AMIkids Southwest Florida will be highlighted. AMIkids is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping youth develop into responsible and productive citizens. AMIkids’ mission is to protect public safety and positively impact as many youth as possible through the efforts of a diverse and innovative staff. AMIkids works in partnership with youth agencies, local communities and families.

Admission for the January Women in Business meeting is $10 for Chamber members and $20 for future members, and includes one complimentary drink and light appetizers. To register, call 239-332-3624 or visit www.fortmyers.org.

About the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce:
Serving Lee County and surrounding areas since 1989, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a business organization of professionals who support and promote a progressive, sustainable community. The Chamber represents nearly 800 businesses, professionals, and individuals throughout Lee County, providing opportunities for members to participate in a variety of meaningful networking, educational and community- and business-focused programs and events. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is located at 2310 Edwards Drive in downtown Fort Myers. For additional information regarding membership opportunities or events please call 239-332-2930 or visit www.fortmyers.org. For the latest news and updates, follow the Chamber on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gfmcc or Twitter at @FtMyersChamber.

About Women in Business:

Part of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, the Women in Business committee is dedicated to helping women achieve their fullest professional and personal potential. A variety of networking and educational programs are offered throughout the year, typically the first Wednesday of every month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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