The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the graduation of its 20th Leadership Bonita class. The 2019 class graduated on February 1 at a ceremony hosted by The Terraces at Bonita Springs.
Leadership Bonita is an immersive, nine-month program that gives participants an in-depth look at the operations of Bonita Springs and the surrounding region. Day-long discovery trips focus on the following topics: the arts, crime and justice, economic development, education and the workforce, environment, government, healthcare, infrastructure, media, social issues and tourism. Graduates of the program have a firm understanding of how this region operates and how local organizations are connected.
Congratulations to the Leadership Bonita Class of 2019 graduates:
Teresa Araque Hodges University
Maryann Batlle Naples Daily News/The Banner
Grant Billings Steinway Piano Gallery
Carrie Bloemers Lee Health
Dawn Brewer Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce
Brandy Cartaino Premier Commercial
Dana Eikenberg The Terraces at Bonita Springs
Bev Gervasi Bonita Springs Fire Control & Rescue District
Trisha Goff Jacobs Engineering
Angela Griffith Downing Frye Realty-The Griffith Group
Yvette Grondin Bonita Community Health Center
Rich Leon Massage Envy Coconut Point
Wendell McClurg NCH Healthcare System
Lisa O’Neil Lee Health
Carol Osterhout FineMark National Bank & Trust
Martin Pahnke SWFL Marketing Group
Elissa Power Arthrex
Marci Seamples Naples Zoo
Falon Tabares Modern Woodmen of America
2019 program sponsors included: Bonita Community Health Center, Jan Kantor Success Systems, The Law Offices of John D. Spear, Platinum Media Services of SW Florida, Costco and The Terraces at Bonita Springs.
Applications to join the 21st class of Leadership Bonita will be available by the end of February at BonitaSpringsChamber.com and by request from Cindy Burgess at Cindy@BonitaSpringsChamber.com.
ABOUT THE BONITA SPRINGS AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Five-Star Nationally Accredited Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce strives to serve members, promote a region where business can grow and prosper, and enhance the quality of life of the Bonita Springs area. The Chamber is thankful for support from its annual partners: Digital Marketing Agency, Lee Health, Naples Daily News / The Banner, NCH Healthcare System, Physicians Regional Healthcare System and The News-Press Media Group. The Chamber operates a Visitor Center at 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive in Bonita Springs, Florida Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call (239) 992-2943 or visit BonitaSpringsChamber.com.