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United Way Is Your Badge of Letters from Social Security Seeking Reading Courage Affecting NOT “Too Good to Be True” Pals Volunteers Your Health? 2 3 4 PRSRT STD US Postage PAID Ft. Myers, FL Permit No. 478 POSTAL CUSTOMER OR RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER SEPTEMBER VOLUME 22 // ISSUE 09 1 Record-Breaking Impact Commemorates Junior Achievement’s 25th Year of Service Submitted By: Kathy Becker With the job world becoming increas- to grow in Southwest Florida through Springs High School and Dunbar High financially and didn’t speak English. ingly more competitive, it’s critical that strong support from our community School. students leave school with more than partners and the never-ending commit- “I know what these kids are going just an education. Closing the 2018-19 ment from our loyal volunteers,” said An- A summer job shadow experience through, and I wanted to stress to them academic year with record numbers and gela Fisher, president and CEO of Junior with Youth Haven, an emergency and they don’t have to settle for manual la- providing additional summer programs Achievement of Southwest Florida. “Our residential shelter for children ages 6 to bor,” he said. “There is always more.” through partnerships with human ser- goal was to reach more students than 18 that have been abused, abandoned or vice and other organizations, Junior ever this year, delivering valuable lessons are homeless, visited Progress Rail, a local Junior Achievement of Southwest Achievement of Southwest Florida has on financial literacy, work readiness and manufacturer of steel pumps for trains. Florida is part of a national network helped more students than ever get ready entrepreneurship at both public and pri- The two-hour program showcased op- dedicated to preparing young people for for business. In 2018-19, Junior Achieve- vate schools, as well as after school pro- portunities available in the manufactur- the workforce. Junior Achievement USA, ment of Southwest Florida’s kindergar- grams and special at-risk groups across ing industry, explored what education is which is celebrating its 100th anniversa- ten-12th grade programs used experien- the region.” needed, and opened participants’ eyes to ry this year, honored Junior Achievement tial learning to inspire 12,498 students opportunities they can pursue with and of Southwest Florida with its prestigious in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties, up Participation in Lee County was up without formal college education. five-star rating. One of 45 Junior Achieve- 7% from the 2017-18 school year. The 12% to 7,748 students. Collier County ment areas selected nationally and one of increase was a fitting way to celebrate Ju- had an 11% increase in participation “We are so thankful for our communi- just three in Florida, Junior Achievement nior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s with a total of 4,509 students served. A ty partnerships with organizations such of Southwest Florida was recognized for 25th anniversary of dedication to giving total of 70,196 instructional hours were as Junior Achievement,” said Jinx Liggett, meeting Junior Achievement’s standards young people the knowledge and skills provided throughout the tri-county area. Youth Haven’s executive director. “With for compliance, student impact, opera- they need to own their own economic their support, our teens were exposed to tional efficiency, financial stability and success, plan and make smart academic In addition to impactful programs new opportunities with the potential for sustainability. and economic choices. and learning opportunities provided future growth. Our teens deserve to grow “Junior Achievement has continued during the school year, Junior Achieve- up to have successful lives and we’re so “These Five Star Award winners rep- ment also reaches students during the appreciative of Junior Achievement for resent the best Junior Achievement has summer through partnerships with or- all they do to better the community and to offer,” said Jack E. Kosakowski, pres- ganizations that provide similar services, our youth.” ident and CEO of Junior Achievement supplementing programming and help- USA. “They set the standard by which Ju- ing to fill gaps. Junior Achievement relies on volun- nior Achievement’s success is measured teers from the business community and at the local level. Their commitment and This year, Junior Achievement also sponsors to carry out its programs. This dedication to young people is reflected in delivered programs on financial litera- school year a total of 273 volunteers their achieving this honor.” cy, career readiness and business skills participated, up 92% from the previous to hundreds of young people at Boys & school year. Jonathan Marquez, owner With a new school year underway, Ju- Girls Club of Collier County, Collier Juve- of Champion Roofing, volunteered for nior Achievement of Southwest Florida nile Detention Center, Grace Place Com- the first time this summer to teach ESOL is poised and ready to give students the munity Center, Lee Adolescent Mothers students about financial planning and tools to succeed and grow the organiza- Program (LAMP), Pace Center for Girls employment. As a second-generation tion’s next 25 years of programming. To Photo: JA volunteer LaRae Davenport in Immokalee and Youth Haven, as well Mexican American, he said he really con- learn more about Junior Achievement of at Villas Elementary as ESOL (English Speakers of Other Lan- nected with the students, having come Southwest Florida and its programs, visit Photo Courtesy: Kathy Becker guages) summer programs in Bonita from a home where his parents struggled Water Treatment Inc. Serving Lee County For 25 Years! HARD WATER, CHLORINE TASTE & ODOR?? We’ve got you covered! $ 100 OFF Drinking Water System 239-369-8943 Water Treatment Inc. $ 200 OFF Whole House System FREE ESTIMATE & WATER TEST Certain conditions & restrictions apply. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. 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The fund- because of the support our partners raiser blew past its goal and ended provide. We thank the Tim Tebow up raising more than $123,000, of Foundation for their investment in which 100% went straight to the God’s Kingdom and for their heart Tebow CURE Hospital to help pro- of service for the children we get to vide care for children who otherwise see on a daily basis. These children wouldn’t be able to afford it. have lives transformed, physically and spiritually, because of the com- Tim and the Tim Tebow Founda- mitment and partnership of the Tim tion have decided to up the ante in Tebow Foundation,” shared Michael 2019. Hulland, Executive Director of CURE International “Without us, these kids in the Philippines wouldn’t be helped, and Children arrive at the Tebow wouldn’t receive the life-changing CURE Hospital, which specializes in HUNTER care they need,” shared Tim Tebow, orthopedic surgeries, with condi- JUMPER Founder & Chairman of the Tim Te- tions like cleft lip, clubfoot, bowed bow Foundation. “I would love to legs, untreated burns, and hydro- EQUITATION celebrate 32 years of life by helping cephalus and they leave healed not kids in their darkest hour of need. only physically, but spiritually as well. DRESSAGE That is a true celebration! 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Our Bonita Springs home on Friday, Aug. homebuyers have contributed $5.9 16 by Joseph Elwell, Assistant Gener- million in local property taxes since al Manager of the Bonita Bay Club. 2001 and in most cases pay off their mortgages in 20 or 30 years. Habi- Before reaching out to Habitat tat’s annual mortgage default rate is for Humanity of Lee and Hendry less than one percent. Counties, the couple was spending 57 percent of their income on a rental The benefits of affordable hous- property they’d never own. ing for local communities are con- siderable, from boosts in physical Federico first moved to Bonita and mental health to improvement in Springs in 1986 to harvest fruits and educational outcomes. With a stable vegetables in the local farming indus- home to live in, Federico and Juana’s try, while Juana stayed in Mexico with children will be 116 percent more their daughters. Over three decades likely to graduate from college. Above: Joseph Elwell, Assistant General Manager of the Bonita Bay Club, he contributed to the Southwest Flor- presents keys to Habitat homebuyers Juana Espinoza de Rivera and Federico Lopez Rivera. ida economy, earned his citizenship Learn more about how Habi- Photo Courtesy: Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties and saved enough money to move his tat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry family to the United States. Counties brings affordable housing up have partnered with Habitat Lee empower. To learn more, visit www. to local communities at habitat4hu- and Hendry to build or improve their With family by his side Federico home. Habitat homeowners, along- Right: Habitat was ready to achieve the next step side volunteers, help build their own for Humanity of his American Dream – owning a About Habitat for Humanity of home and pay an affordable mort- for Lee and home. Although employed at the Fort Lee and Hendry Counties gage. 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If a joint is injured, the body automatically shifts our weight or distributes stresses to other joints to protect the injured joint from further trauma. Pain is an important part of that protective feedback sys- tem that indicates that something is wrong. Without pain signals we risk the possibility of causing permanent damage to the unstable injured joint. For more about Lifestyles Healthcare Group visit Photo Courtesy: Freepik Repetitive muscle and ligament inju- Darin W. Stokke, DC, currently of ries eventually leads to adhesions or to be maintained with sufficient carti- patterns. Without re-training the scar tissue formation which further lage and joint capsule tissues. Second, muscles, the body will not hold the Lifestyles Healthcare Group originally found personal pain relief from chiro- practic adjustments after a high school restricts motion and causes more the joint needs to be aligned so it can re-aligned joint and will continue to football game left him injured with pain. This injury cycle continues with move smoothly through a full range cause a problem that will keep coming neck pain and severe headaches. each new injury until the body can no of motion. Finally, joints are made back. If the same problem keeps com- Photo Courtesy: Dr. Darin Stokke longer adapt or compensate properly. for movement so strength of the joint ing back year after year, something in stabilizing muscles are necessary for the treatment is most likely not work- Joint pain is one of the most com- mon symptoms people experience. When we stand or move our healthy movement to occur and for ing. Problems don’t need to keep Remedies and treatments are as var- muscles absorb most of the shock of nutrients to be brought into the joint coming back if addressed properly. ied as the sources that promote them. weight bearing. After an injury to a structure. Whether an acute injury Most of the common treatments only joint, the body compensates by in- or a chronic condition of any joint, As always, make the choice today hibiting supporting muscles to cause all three areas must be addressed for to correct the problem rather than address the symptoms of pain with- a sort of splinting to occur to restrict optimal joint healing to occur, to pre- simply covering up the symptoms and out addressing the actual cause of the movement. This inhibition of mus- vent further damage of the joint, and get back to enjoying life again! joint pain. We are conditioned to be- cle activity is necessary and helpful to decrease the chanc- lieve that all pain is something to be in the short term. However, when es of re-injuring the PAINTING BY avoided at all costs rather than some- thing to be valued. As a result, we look muscles become inhibited, they lose joint. 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