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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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Gorbachev Tickets Available to Local Community on January 26

FORT MYERS, FL - The University Lecture Series at FGCU is honored to present former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev at Alico Arena on March 28 at 6 p.m. Tickets for his lecture, "Peace in the 21st Century," are available to the general public on Thursday, January 26 beginning at 10 a.m.

Due to the magnitude of this event, all guests who wish to obtain tickets must visit the Alico Arena box office between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, from January 26 through February 3. Normal box office hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. will resume on Monday, February 6. There will be no orders taken via the phone or internet. All guests are limited to two (2) tickets per person with no exceptions. Tickets will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. For information on the University Lecture Series, please visit .

The Gorbachev lecture is sponsored by MacDonald Financial Group.

The FGCU University Lecture Series, spearheaded by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Bonnie Yegidis, expands the world of ideas and creative expression for its students and the broader community. By inviting distinguished speakers of national and international acclaim to visit campus and speak on a range topics that inspire and stimulate dialogue among the community, the University Lecture Series advances the University's mission to serve as the intellectual and cultural center of Southwest Florida.

For information about the event, please call the Alico Arena box office at (239)590-7145.

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