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Flu Facts

Flu Facts

About one of every twelve Americans were sick from the flu last flu season Almost 80,000 died Close to one million hospitalizations And, 22.7 million medical visits The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like...

Become an Estero Education Ambassador

Become an Estero Education Ambassador

The ECCL invites you to be an "Estero Education Ambassador" Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Inc. "2 - 5 - 8 Graduate" "Inside the Classroom 11 Thursday, September 26 I4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Village of Estero Chambers 9401 Corkscrew Palms Circle, Estero, FL 33928...

Jim Gilmartin, New ECCL President

Jim Gilmartin, New ECCL President

The ECCL Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Gilmartin as the ECCL president. Jim and his wife Bettie have lived in Lighthouse Bay at the Brooks since 2004. In August 2019 with the untimely and unfortunate passing of recently appointed...

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...

Help Wanted – Finance Committee

Help Wanted – Finance Committee

HELP  WANTED Are you interested in the long – term sustainability of ECCL? Then you should consider becoming part of the Finance Committee. Financial background is a plus but not a requirement. You will not be overwhelmed with meetings and responsibilities; just...

H.R. 3502 Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act

H.R. 3502 Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act

H.R. 3502: To amend the Public Health Service Act and title XI of the Social Security Act to protect health care consumers from surprise billing practices, and for other purposes. This bi-partisan bill is now before the U.S. Congress. The bill's general idea is to...

Estero Council of Community Leaders (ECCL)  Reorganizes

Estero Council of Community Leaders (ECCL) Reorganizes

August 27, 2019: Don Eslick, Chairman of the ECCL has been the driving force behind the organization’s effectiveness for more than 19 years. In April 2019, Don announced his retirement scheduled for the fall of this year. Over two decades Don’s many accomplishments...

Orthopedic Services at Lee Health Coconut Point

Orthopedic Services at Lee Health Coconut Point

Get back in the game of life with increased mobility and reduced pain. From a simple hand condition to a total knee or hip replacement, the orthopedic specialists at Lee Health Coconut Point treat ailments with a focused plan and advanced rehabilitation that ignite a...

A Tribute to Bob King

A Tribute to Bob King

On August 14, 2019, Bob King, President of the Estero Council of Community Leaders (ECCL) peacefully passed on August 14, 2019, at the Hope Hospice, Lee Health Park. The ECCL lost one of its most important, highly respected, and significant advocates for improving the...

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