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Safety Council

Engage Estero Safety Council is made of volunteers serving as a voice for the citizens of greater Estero on safety and transportation priorities and issues. We advocate for related solutions to Village, County, and State Government organizations.

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Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when?

Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when?

Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when?(Written by Mark Novitski, Consultant to Engage Estero)March 2024 Corkscrew Road UpdatesCorkscrew Road Widening – Jump to:Ben Hill Griffin to the East side of Bella TerraEast side of Bella Terra to Alico RoadThree Oaks Pkwy...

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Hurricane Safety in 2024

Hurricane Safety in 2024

Hurricane Safety in 2024Local Safety Improvements since Ian.Several hurricane shelters in Southwest Florida have received significant upgrades to increase their ability to handle Category 5 storms, the most dangerous and potentially catastrophic hurricanes. The...

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Environment Council

Engage Estero Environment Council is a volunteer group focusing on improving water and air quality and mitigating and eliminating the effects of climate warming in greater Estero.

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Health Council

Engage Estero Community Health Council comprises health* and safety-minded volunteers who think about community health comprehensively with a common desire to improve the overall health of the citizens of greater Estero.

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Loneliness and social isolation are problematic!

Loneliness and social isolation are problematic!

Loneliness and social isolation are problematic!By Mike Wasson, Engage Estero Board Member and Communications Team Member.“Loneliness causes people to feel empty, alone, and unwanted,” says Kendra Cherry, a Master of Science in Education, Author, Psychosocial...

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Education Council

Engage Estero mobilizes volunteers in our schools, sponsors scholarships, and promotes the involvement of the community through announcements and public forums.

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Estero High Cambridge Students Recognized

Estero High Cambridge Students Recognized

By Mike Wasson, Director, Engage Estero The Village of Estero Council issued a Proclamation its Meeting on Wednesday, March 6th honoring 39 Estero High School Students who were presented the Cambridge Outstanding Learners Awards. In his remarks, Jon McLain, Village of...

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Updates on Issues of Impact

Engage Estero believes the best way to get a community involved is to make sure they are aware of the issues impacting their future, and know how to impact those decisions before they are made. We conduct and publish original research and articles aimed at getting residents Engaged.

Allan BThe Estero Council of Community Leaders (ECCL) is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Allan Bowditch, Former CEO Martin Hamblin Healthcare, as its Chief Communications Officer.

In his role at Martin Hamblin Research’s Global Healthcare Division, he was the holder of several Lifetime Achievement Awards. He co-authored “The Use of Combined Conjoint Approaches to Improve Market Share Predictions” and “The Global Pharmaceutical Industry: Its Demise and the Path to Recovery.”

Allan began his career at Smith Kline and French in Welwyn Garden City in UK 1969-1973, and in 1973 joined the consulting company Martin Hamblin Research. He was appointed director in 1979. He developed

several innovative Marketing Research approaches in the healthcare industry and provided educational guidance/support at different industry organizations. He was also awarded a Lifetime Achievement for contribution to Market Research in Healthcare in Europe.

Following his work at Martin Hamblin Research, he was a Pharma Industry Market Research Consultant. A frequent speaker at international Market Research Conferences, he received the Jack Hayhurst Award for Best Conference Speaker and Contributor.

Allan is committed to supporting and advising the ECCL whose purpose is to enhance residents’ quality of life and well-being. He is an exceptional photographer and golfer and loves to travel. He enjoys watching his grandchildren grow and develop in Toronto and Melbourne.

ECCL’s president, Jim Gilmartin, said, “Allan will bring significant experience in marketing research to the role of Chief Communications Officer, and we welcome him as a member of our Executive Management Team.”