Tickets and opportunities to “Fund-A-Cop” to attend are now available
Rotary Club of Fort Myers South is proud to announce the nominations for Officer of the Year, to be announced at the annual Law and Order Ball at 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, at Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers. This gala awards dinner recognizes local law enforcement and celebrates their dedication and commitment to our community, with six agencies nominating those among their ranks who go above and beyond the call of duty.
The Officer of the Year will be chosen from the following nominees:
Cape Coral Police Department
Officer Michael Masiero
Sergeant Jon Kulko
Officer Gerald Moll
Detective Patricia Enterline
Florida Gulf Coast University Police Department
Officer Sean Myles Kittleson
Fort Myers Police Department
Officer Constant “Eddie” Brown
Officer David Conticelli
Officer Cassie McHale
Officer Nicholas (Nick) Toma
Officer Walter Mickey
Lee County Port Authority
Sergeant Katie Blizzard
Master Officer Joseph Macrina
Master Police Officer John Rodriguez
Officer Terry Targia
Lee County Sheriff’s Office
Staff Officer Darryl Aubuchon
Deputy Michael Zazwirsky
Deputy Chris Meyer
Sanibel Police Department
Officer/Detective Mark Thomas Steele
The Officer of the Year will receive a custom designed piece by Rotarian Mark Loren of Mark Loren Designs. So that all local law enforcement officers who wish to attend are able to do so, Rotary Club of Fort Myers South is proud to offer the new Fund-A-Cop program. To underwrite the cost of a ticket for a member of Lee County law enforcement, visit www.lawandorderball.org.
Regular ticket sales are also available at that website, at a cost of $150 per person and $1,200 for a table of eight. The evening includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a sumptuous dinner, a silent and live auction, entertainment and some very special surprises. All proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of Fort Myers South Foundation and Lee County law enforcement youth programs.
Many levels of sponsorship opportunities are available, with major sponsors being honored at a special VIP reception. Donations of auction items are also currently being accepted.
Creighton Construction & Development along with Ada’s Natural Market graciously returns as the Title Sponsor for the Law and Order Ball. The inaugural event, held in October of 2014, drew more than 400 local dignitaries, law enforcement representatives, business owners and residents, and raised $84,000.
Rotary Club of Fort Myers South is also grateful to these generous sponsors: LeeSar, Survival Armor, The Fort Myers News-Press, Edison National Bank, CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing, The Eventful Company, Enterprise Holdings, NBC-2, Siesta Pebble Inc., Haven, CFS Roofing, FineMark Bank, Florida Gulf Coast University, HBKS Wealth Advisors, The Huff Insurance Agency, Jason’s Deli, Kagan Law Firm, Mark Loren Designs, Rapid Print, Southern Wine and Spirits, and UBS.
Rotary Club of Fort Myers South
Rotary Club of Fort Myers South has more than 140 members who are among the 1.3 million Rotarians worldwide. Service Above Self is the motto of Rotary International, which has contributed more than $1.2 billion and tens of thousands of volunteer hours toward polio eradication in addition to projects such as water quality, world peace and literacy. Meetings are held each Monday at 12:00 PM at the Crowne Plaza, 13051 Bell Tower Drive. For more information, visit www.rotarysouth.org.