LARC TO PRESENT EXCEPTIONAL EMPLOYERS OF SWFL

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Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) is hosting the inaugural Exceptional Employers of Southwest Florida event from 7:30-10 a.m. on Sept. 12 at The Southwest Florida Community Foundation’s Collaboratory in downtown Fort Myers.

The purpose of the event is to recognize exceptional employers in the community who have hired individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The event will include a light breakfast, networking and a panel discussion with local business owners and executives discussing best practices for employing individuals with disabilities.

Panelists include Brian West, media and communications manager, Publix Super Markets; Pat Carroll, co-founder, Carroll Properties Investments; and David Mulicka, owner, Destruction.

The event is free and open to the public. Businesses that employ people with differing abilities are encouraged to register in advance so they can be recognized at the event. To register, visit www.larcleecounty.org/events.

Event sponsorships are available. For more information, contact Angela Katz at (239) 334-6285 x229 or angelakatz@larcleecounty.org