Fort Myers, FL, Feb. 6, 2020 – Local business and community professionals from throughout Lee County gathered on Friday, Jan. 31 to recognize outgoing Horizon Council board members, welcome new
officers to the council and Horizon Foundation and hear keynote speaker, Larry Burns, author, “Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car—And How It Will Reshape Our World.”
The annual event attracted over 350 people to Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers. Christopher Spiro was introduced as the 2020 Horizon Council Chair, succeeding Dan Eveloff, who now becomes the
2020 Horizon Foundation President. Outgoing Horizon Foundation President Wayne Kirkwood was honored for his three terms as president. Founding Horizon Council members, past Horizon Council Chairs and Lee County Economic Development Director John Talmage were all recognized during the event for their service to Lee County.
The Horizon Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization established as a fundraising vehicle enabling individuals and businesses to actively support the program of work of the Horizon Council and the Lee County Economic Development Office. For more information, visit www.leecountybusiness.com or call 239-533-6800.