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Lee Health Provides $25,000 Grant to Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from Lee Health to support LARC’s Wellness LAB (Learn, Achieve, Become). LAB will offer an experiential learning environment for hundreds of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) that transforms traditional program areas into spaces for innovation, vocation,

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LARC’S JOB-A-PALOOZA CAREER FAIR PHOTO GALLERY

LARC’s (Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens)  2nd Annual Job-A-Palooza, the ultimate ‘speed-jobbing’ experience, was held on Saturday, January 18th. Students ages 14 to 21 with disabilities discovered their superpowers and met local employers while peer-mentors assisted them in navigating this exciting job fair experience. Students explored job skill stations from

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LARC Receives Rotary Grant to Purchase Van

Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens (LARC) has received a grant to purchase a new van through the Rotary Clubs of Fort Myers, Fort Myers South, Fort Myers Sunrise and a matching grant from Rotary District 6960, Southwest Florida. The goal of Rotary grants is to fund specific projects and equipment

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LARC’s Job-A-Palooza Career Fair for Students with Disabilities

Calling all superheroes! Students, mentors and businesses are wanted! Join LARC (Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens) for the 2nd Annual Job-A-Palooza, the ultimate ‘speed-jobbing’ experience! Job-A-Palooza will be held at Crowne Plaza Fort Myers Bell Tower, 13051 Bell Tower Dr., Fort Myers, FL 33907, on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 from

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LARC to Host 1920s Mystery Fundraiser

LARC (Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens) will host a glorious evening of delicious food, fine wines, fun and intrigue on Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the historic riverfront home of Fran Fenning in Fort Myers.  Guests will step back in time to the 1920s where an elaborate party

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LARC Awarded $5,000 Grant from Autism License Plate Proceeds

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) received a $5,000 grant from funds generated through the sale of the Florida “Support Autism Programs” specialty license plates. The grant will support art therapy programs for teens and adults with developmental disabilities at LARC. The Autism Services Grants Council awarded a total of

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Golisano Foundation Provides $120,000 Grant to Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the Golisano Foundation to support the expansion of LAB: Learn, Achieve, Become. LAB will offer an experiential learning environment for hundreds of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) that transforms traditional program areas into spaces for

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LARC Presents Exceptional Employers of Southwest Florida

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) is hosting the inaugural Exceptional Employers of Southwest Florida event on Thursday, September 12 from 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at The Southwest Florida Community Foundation’s Collaboratory, 2031 Jackson St, Fort Myers, 33901. The event is free and open to the public. Advance registration

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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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