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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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Stephanie Wardein Joins LARC Board of Directors

Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens (LARC) has appointed Stephanie Wardein to its board of directors. Wardein is the System Director of Community Affairs for Lee Health.  She is responsible for all community relations activities, community health strategies, outreach, education and collaboration with other community organizations to develop working solutions to

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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, 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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