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NFM Civic Association: Come out to the ballpark Saturday night

By Staff | Apr 24, 2019

The North Fort Myers Civic Association will hold its second annual North Fort Myers Community Night at the Ballpark this Saturday night, April 27, at the Century Link Sports Complex.

The West Palm Beach Cardinals take on the Fort Myers Miracle.

Gates open at 5 p.m. The event begins at 6 p.m.

Tickets for the North Fort Myers Community Night can be obtained through our website at NFMCIVIC.COM or on game night at the Fort Myers Miracle ticket window simply by saying “North Fort Myers.”

Tickets will be offered at a special reduced price of only $7 dollars for general admission with a portion of the ticket price benefiting the North Fort Myers Civic Association.

This ticket price is available for everyone and you do not have to live in North Fort Myers to take advantage of this special pricing.

The AMVETS post 81 Honor Guard of North Fort Myers will also present the colors for the National Anthem during the pre-game ceremonies.

North Fort Myers basketball legend Brad Branson, formerly of the Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Indian Pacers and now currently a teacher and coach at North Fort Myers High School, will throw out a first pitch at the game on behalf of the North Fort Myers community.

Also, to be honored at the game will be World War II and 92- year-old North Fort Myers Veteran Stan Pavlock, an AMVETS Post 81 member as our special veteran of the game.

This is an evening you do not want to miss, and the weather should be great.

We invite everyone to join us and have a great night at the ballpark.

The North Fort Myers Civic Association also will be hosting a Hurricane Seminar on Wednesday, May 15, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center. Our featured guest will be NBC-2 Meteorologist Rob Duns who will discuss the upcoming 2019 Hurricane season which officially begins on June 1. We will also have representatives from the Lee County Sheriffs Department, North Fort Myers Fire Department and Cert Team, Red Cross, along with other informative presenters to help our community be prepared for hurricane season. There will also be information tables at the event.

The North Fort Myers Civic Association would also like to give a very special shout out and thank you to the Benches For Our Babes school bus stop safety project for North Fort Myers. North Fort Myers resident Jessica Fennell and her group has led the drive to secure picnic bench seating at school bus stops in the North Fort Myers area for the safety of our children. The North Fort Myers Civic Association has proudly purchased one of these benches to help in this very special cause.

If you would like more information on how to take part in this truly wonderful cause like them on Facebook at “Benches For Our Babes.”

The North Fort Myers Civic Association continues to work for the betterment of North Fort Myers, and we always encourage the residents and business owners of our community to come and join us. This is a great time to become involved with the North Fort Myers Civic Association as a lot of promising things are on the horizon for our community. So please come and join us at our next NFM Civic Association meeting on Tuesday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center.

You can also like us on Facebook at North Fort Myers Civic Association to keep up with the very latest on happenings in North Fort Myers.

Check out our website at NFMCIVIC.com to contact us or to also become a member.

– Doug Dailey is the president of the North Fort Myers Civic Association