Dawn-Marie Driscoll, Sarah Owen, Terry Firth, Carol Powell, Jennifer Basey, Cindy Conley, Cindy Lopez, Robin Goldstone Garcia, Sherry Hynden amd Cheryl Admire

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 27, 2013) – The Southwest Florida Community Foundation hosted a Female Advisors and Brokers meeting on Thursday, March 21, at the foundation’s office located at 8771 College Parkway in Fort Myers.

FAB meets quarterly to develop relationships and provide higher education on unique topics.

Jennifer Basey of Edward Jones moderated the meeting and SWFLCF Board Chair Dawn-Marie Driscoll presented on a donor’s perspective on giving to Southwest Florida causes through the Community Foundation.

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation is celebrating its 36th year of supporting the communities of Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, and Hendry counties by connecting donors and their philanthropic aspirations with evolving community needs. With assets of more than $68 million, the Community Foundation has provided more than $54 million in grants and scholarships to the communities it serves. During its 2012 fiscal year, the SWFLCF granted more than $3 million to more than 100 different organizations supporting education, animal welfare, arts and human services.

For more information, call 239-274-5900 or visit www.floridacommunity.com

Sarah Owen and Cheryl Admire

Sherry Hynden and Dawn-Marie Driscoll

Jennifer Basey and Robin Garica

Cindy Lopez and Carol Powell