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LARC LAB for Living Grand Opening Thursday, July 25

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) is hosting the grand opening for phase one of their newest program – LAB: Learn, Achieve, Become on Thursday, July 25 from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at LARC’s Fort Myers campus. LAB for Living is the first of five labs that will focus

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LARC Aiming for Ability Clay Shooting Tournament Raises $14,000

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) hosted the inaugural “Aiming for Ability” Clay Shooting Tournament on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Sarasota Trap Skeet & Clays. The event raised $14,000 for LARC’s newest program – LAB: Learn, Achieve, Become. Plaques were awarded to the first, second and third place teams.

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LARC, Inc. Giving Challenge Raises $45,466

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) celebrated their 65th anniversary in Southwest Florida in March with a campaign to support an innovative educational program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Two anonymous $10,000 donors issued a giving challenge to support LARC’s newest program – LAB: Learn, Achieve, Become. LAB

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LARC Aiming for Ability Clay Shooting Tournament Friday, May 17, 2019

Get ready to take aim, Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) will host the inaugural “Aiming for Ability” Clay Shooting Tournament on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Sarasota Trap Skeet & Clays, 3445 Rustic Road, Nokomis. All proceeds will benefit LARC’s newest program – LAB: Learn, Achieve, Become. Registration begins

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LARC Receives $12,150 Grant from The Southwest Florida Community Foundation

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) received a $12,150 Community Impact grant from The Southwest Florida Community Foundation to purchase iPads, cases and apps for individuals in LARC’s Bonita Springs Adult Training program. LARC’s Adult Day Training program is designed to enhance abilities and help individuals with intellectual and developmental

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NBC-2: 65 years later, one of LARC’s original students still learning

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019, by Sean Martinelli, NBC-2 Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens member Joe Raby might be 76-years-old, but is still ready to learn something new. FORT MYERS, Fla. – Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens member Joe Raby might be 76-years-old, but is still ready to learn something new.

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Aztec Plumbing and Lowe’s Donate Services for LARC’s New Learning Program

Aztec Plumbing and Lowe’s Home Improvement have donated plumbing and construction services and materials for Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens’ (LARC’s) new Lab for Living. Learn, Achieve, Become (LAB) is an experiential learning environment located on LARC’s main campus in Fort Myers that transforms traditional program areas into spaces for

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The News-Press: Disabled Southwest Floridians wait years for Medicaid’s support services to achieve their dreams

Patricia Borns, Fort Myers News-Press Published March 28, 2019  Mouth-watering smells wafted from the oven as Eddie Clemons basted a roasting chicken while his wife Martha knitted at the dining room table. In their 60s, from hard beginnings, the Clemonses lucked into a lifetime of paid employment, a happy marriage,

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