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The ECCL builds community by giving residents a way to speak with one voice, air concerns, learn from each other and improve the greater Estero area.

Our Mission

To develop and manage an information-sharing process, including comprehensive and consistent communications and market research initiatives, to heighten awareness of the ECCL and its programs, by government officials, Members and other residents of the greater Estero area.

What we’re doing…

The ECCL builds community through monthly member meetings, unique research and reporting, utilizing a robust mailing list and social media, and by participating in community events and meetings.

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Estero Development Report
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Community Reports
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Estero Development Report
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Estero Area Excellence in Education Celebration 2019

Estero Area Excellence in Education Celebration 2019

Thanks to Master of Ceremonies Clay Miller, NBC2 Morning Anchor and co-sponsors The Club at Grandezza and Lee Health Coconut Point, the ECCL Education Council hosted its 2nd annual “Estero Excellence in Education” celebration at The Club at Grandezza on December 3,...

4th Annual “An Evening Under the Shadow Wood”

4th Annual “An Evening Under the Shadow Wood”

Monday DECEMBER 16, 2019 6:00pm Shadow Wood Country Club 22801 Oakwilde Blvd (map) The much anticipated 4th Annual “An Evening Under the Shadow Wood” tickets are now available for purchase.  One of the premiere fundraising events in Estero is back to benefit the Arts...

BE the Difference in a Kid’s Life

BE the Difference in a Kid’s Life

The Estero Education Initiative and ECCL Education Council have partnered with Three Oaks Middle School to mentor academically "at-risk" students. We are seeking volunteers who would like to help a child and invest in the future of our Estero youth. This is not a...

Call for School Volunteers

Call for School Volunteers

The Estero Education Initiative is looking for adult volunteers to serve immediately at Three Oaks Middle School with 7th and 8th-grade students.  The students are part of the AVID program that promotes being college and career ready.  AVID’s mission is to close the...

2-5-8 Program featured in Estero Life Magazine

2-5-8 Program featured in Estero Life Magazine

Estero Life Magazine featured the Estero volunteer efforts of the Education Council in their magazine on August 2, 2019. "Have you taught your middle schooler how to balance a checkbook yet? Or explained to your 7 year old what taxes are? Thanks to the Estero...

Breaking Par at Grandezza

Breaking Par at Grandezza

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