”Economics of our Ecology: How Blue = Green” is the title of the SanCap Chamber business luncheon to be held Wednesday, July 10, at the Pink Shell Beach Resort in Fort Myers Beach from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Four guest panelists will speak from their point of view about current water-quality issues and how it is affecting the local economy.


Guest speakers include SCCF’s (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) James Evans, Captains For Clean Water’s Daniel Andrews, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Michele Arquette-Palermo, and Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of REALTORS’ Bill Robinson. The discussion will support the chamber’s new Preserving Paradise leadership program. Visit preservingparadise.org for more information.


The meeting will be held in collaboration with the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce. Preserving Paradise sponsors the luncheon.


The chamber business lunch is a monthly networking opportunity held at various member locations. The chamber strives to provide speakers to discuss business topics relevant to the membership. SanCap Chamber members receive meeting invitations by email. Cost for luncheon attendance is $35. Advanced registration is required to attend; walk-ins are not accepted.



The SanCap Chamber is dedicated to promoting the prosperity of its members and preserving the quality of life of our community. The Chamber plays a key role in facilitating communication and cooperation between business, residents, and government to enhance the economic health of the islands. Its website, sanibel-captiva.org, receives over 1.3 million visits per year. For more information about the chamber, visit sanibel-captiva.org or contact John Lai, president and CEO, at 239-472-2348 or [email protected].