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Michael J. Gavala III Joins LARC Board of Directors

Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens (LARC) announces Michael J. Gavala III has joined its board of directors. Established in 1954, LARC’s mission is to empower and support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to reach their full potential. Chef Gavala has more than 40 years of restaurant

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Jenn Robinson Joins LARC Board of Directors

Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens (LARC) announces Jenn Robinson has joined its board of directors. Established in 1954, LARC’s mission is to empower and support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to reach their full potential. “We are excited to have Jenn join our board of directors,”

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LARC Receives Personal Protective Equipment Donation from Bank of America

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC), an organization serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, received a donation of 10,000 masks and 14,000 gloves from Bank of America. “Since the start of the coronavirus, personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies have been low, and costs have been high,” said Angela Katz,

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Duffy’s Foundation Awards $5,000 to LARC

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) has been awarded $5,000 from Duffy’s Foundation. The donation was a part of Duffy’s Estero location grand re-opening. The grant will help LARC, an organization serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, provide programs and services that help individuals with disabilities achieve. The Duffy’s

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Angela Katz Named LARC Executive Director

Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens (LARC) announces Angela Katz has been named executive director. Established in 1954, LARC Inc. is a training center for success that provides support services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Katz was named interim executive director in March 2021. A highly-accomplished

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“Butterfly Kisses – A Night of Pouring Generosity” Raises $214,000 for LARC’s Lori Carroll-Collins Scholarship Fund

LARC’s (Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens) inaugural fundraiser benefiting The Lori Carroll-Collins Scholarship Fund raised $214,000. The event was held at Misty Morning Barn at Clutch Farms. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment on the lawn that culminated with a butterfly release honoring Lori. Celebrated local chefs Mike and

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LARC’s 3rd Annual Aiming for Ability Clay Shooting Tournament Friday, May 7, 2021

Get ready to take aim. Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) will host the third annual “Aiming for Ability” Clay Shooting Tournament on Friday, May 7, 2021, outdoors at Sarasota Trap Skeet & Clays, 3445 Rustic Road, Nokomis. All proceeds will benefit LARC’s programs and services that help individuals with

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Brian Bradley Joins LARC Board of Directors

Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens (LARC) announces that Brian Bradley has joined its board of directors.  Established in 1954, LARC’s mission is to empower and support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to reach their full potential. Bradley attended the Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated from

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LARC Announces Retirement of Executive Director Kevin Lewis

Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens (LARC) announces the retirement of Executive Director Kevin Lewis. Angela Katz, LARC’s Director of Development and Communications, has been named Interim Executive Director. Established in 1954, LARC’s mission is to empower and support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to reach their

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Lori Carroll-Collins Scholarship Fund Established at LARC

The family of Lori Carroll-Collins has established The Lori Carroll-Collins Scholarship Fund at Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC). A resident of Fort Myers for 35 years, Carroll-Collins cared deeply for her community and people in need and led her life by example, when it came to generosity and philanthropy.

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