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10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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Small Business Resource Network to Host Golf Tournament at Raptor Bay Golf Club, Sept. 23

FORT MYERS, FL - The Southwest Florida Small Business Resource Network (SBRN), an extended resource of Florida Gulf Coast University Small Business Development Center (SBDC), will host a four-person scramble golf tournament at Raptor Bay Golf Club, located on the property of the Hyatt Coconut Point on Friday, Sept. 23.

Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. with tee-off at 8:30 a.m. Cost to play is $100 per player and includes 18 holes of golf with cart, buffet lunch, door prizes and silent auction.

Sponsorship opportunities are available including Executive Foursome for ($550), which includes the above mentioned, along with a certificate of appreciation and recognition the day of the tournament.

"We are very excited to take part in this golf tournament partnership with the Small Business Resource Network," said Dan Regelski, director of the SBDC. "The SBRN members are a group of qualified professional who are experts in their field of banking, law, accounting, insurance, commercial real estate, continuing and other professions who are our extended resource for the small business community, and we are happy to support them."

Following the golf tournament is a buffet lunch and live auction. Auction items were donated by area businesses, such as weekend stay packages at Hilton Hotel in Naples, a $100 gift certificate to Shula's, a four-day, three-night stay at the Hyatt in Key West, a golf package in Scottsdale, Ariz., a hot air balloon ride and much more.

"We are going to have a great tournament with several teams already forming, including FGCU Foundation, Lutgert College of Business and two SBDC teams. We welcome anyone to join us."

To enter the tournament or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, visit, or call (239) 745-3700.

For more information, contact Lorna Kibbey, coordinator for the Small Business Development Center at (239) 745-3700, or email

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