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Pool Pros Inc to Sponsor Annual Golf Tournament for Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce



Pool Pros, Inc. co-presents the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 with Larue Pest Management.

Jake Taylor
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FORT MYERS, FLORIDA (October 28, 2014) - Pool Pros, Inc. co-presents with Larue Pest Management the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament. The annual event will be the first one held at the newly renovated Fort Myers Country Club – 3591 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33901 on Oct. 31, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. It’s one of the chamber’s most popular events and sells out every year.

Keith Ruebeling, Mike Spreckelmeier, & Joe Mitchell
Keith Ruebeling, Mike Spreckelmeier, & Joe Mitchell. Photo: FM Chamber of Commerce

This is the sixth year in a row that Pool Pros has sponsored the golf tournament, which is the primary fundraiser for Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce. The Education Chamber, as Pool Pros President Joe Mitchell calls it, has provided nearly $600,000 in grants to local school teachers, and this event helps keep the chamber moving forward. Mitchell has chaired the chamber’s education committee for three years. “I have 2 children in our public schools,” Mitchell said, “and I know what a challenge it is for our teachers. It sometimes becomes emotional when we get to hand deliver the grants to the teachers.”

Pool Pros has entered two competitive teams this year made up of employees, clients and friends, including a former professional golfer, Nolan Henke. In all, the tournament challenges 132 golfers playing a four-person scramble format.

The event starts early and the fun goes all day long. A local school’s ROTC present the flag, and a local student sings the National Anthem. “It’s now a great way to start the event while showcasing our local schools,” Mitchell said.

Participants get to enjoy samples from local restaurants including Jets Pizza, Bistro 4, The Edison Restaurant Bar & Banquet, Bahama Breeze and Square 1 Burgers & Bar, throughout the course during the 3rd Annual “Taste of the Chamber.” Life entertainment plays through the afternoon and at 6 p.m., participants have a chance to win $3,000 in the Helicopter Ball Drop!

Executive Director of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Colleen DePasquale says all of this energy stems from having two co-presenters. “They reinforce their faith in our Chamber and our event with their commitment. Joe has added his personality to the event...and each year we have a stronger program. This event would not be as unique if not for their involvement and support,” she said.

Non-golfers can also get involved in the action. There’s always room for volunteers on the day of the event, anyone can register to attend the reception, which is hosted by Outback Steakhouse, and chamber business members are encouraged to sponsor tee signs. For more information about participating in the golf tournament, please contact Nicole Stefanick at Nicole{at}fortmyers.org.

Pool Pros Inc is a Fort Myers based pool construction company that believes in promoting and participating in events that raise funds for education here in Southwest Florida. Owner Joe Mitchell has a passion to help children succeed. He is an an active member of Watch D.O.G.S (a school based father involvement program that works to support education and safety). His company installed a free patio for Riverdale High School and he has sponsored numerous education based-events including the Calusa 5K BUG Chase.

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