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Ruane to speak at CCCIA dinner meeting May 9 at Cape Cabaret

The Cape Coral Construction Industry Association will hold a dinner meeting Thursday, May 9, at the Cape Cabaret at 4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral.

The guest speaker for the event will be Lee County Commissioner for District 1, Kevin Ruane, who will provide a Resilient Lee Plan update and discuss insurance in Florida and funding and the local economy.

The evening will begin with a mix and mingle at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 and Ruane’s presentation at 6:45.

The cost is $40 for members and $50 for potential members.

Register for the dinner at Members.cccia.org/events​.

Pop-Up Market coming to Mercola Market next Saturday

Mercola Market of Cape Coral will partner with Shopping Shenanigans to host another Mid-Cape Pop-Up Market Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This market features a curated selection of local vendors offering one-of-a-kind art, crafts, gifts, food and more.

“We’re thrilled to team up with Shopping Shenanigans to unveil an array of local treasures, perfect for those seeking unique, last-minute Mother’s Day gifts,” said Patrick Rossi, campus operations manager at Mercola Market. “Let’s continue bringing back the idea and importance of shopping local.”

Interested vendors for this event or any future Pop-Up Markets may register at ShoppingShenanigans.com. The fee to participate is $40 per vendor.

Located at 125 S.W. 3rd Place, Mercola Market of Cape Coral hosts a number of gatherings all year long, including seasonal festivals, monthly trivia and video game competitions.

For a complete list of events, visit MercolaMarketcc.com.

For more information or a complete list of upcoming events and updates, visit MercolaMarketcc.com. 

Super Suds Boat Detailing closes

Super Suds Boat Detailing is no longer in business due to illness, and the staff is no longer detailing boats.

According to one of the owners and operators, Jim Sweigert, the local business has been in operation for 22 years, but has been forced to shut down.

Horizon Council to host Business Continuity Planning Workshop May 10

The Horizon Council Business Issues Committee will host a Business Continuity Planning Workshop to help Lee County business owners and managers plan and prepare to maintain business operations in a crisis.

The Friday, May 10, session will offer tips for business leaders to assess risk, develop recovery strategies, organize teams, create a crisis communication plan and increase resiliency for a stronger response and recovery.

Some of the questions posed at the workshop will include the following:

• Does your business insurance cover structural or fiscal damages caused by hurricanes and other disasters?

• Can your business operate remotely?

• What are your expectations for employees returning to work?

• How does your business protect important data and documents?

The Business Continuity Planning Workshop will be held from 9-11 a.m. on May 10 at the Lee County Administration Building, 2201 Second St., #118, in Fort Myers.

The workshop is free, but registration is required no later than Monday, May 6, by contacting Amanda Kent at AKent@leegov.com or calling 239-533-6807.

For information, please visit HorizonCouncilFoundation.com, or call 239-533-6800.

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