FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 19, 2019) – Lee Association of Remarkable Citizens (LARC) has appointed Stephanie Wardein to its board of directors.
Wardein is the System Director of Community Affairs for Lee Health. She is responsible for all community relations activities, community health strategies, outreach, education and collaboration with other community organizations to develop working solutions to address local health-related needs. Wardein has been with Lee Health since 2012. In 2018, she was named one of Southwest Florida’s “40 under 40” by Gulfshore Business magazine. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts – Theology from Franciscan University and a master’s degree in Theological Studies from the Institute for Pastoral Theology at Madonna University. Wardein is an active leader and volunteer in a number of local organizations.
“Our board of directors help guide the work of LARC, to empower and support individuals with disabilities and their families to reach their full potential,” said Kevin Lewis, LARC Executive Director. “Stephanie’s passion for collaborating for impact and equitable health care for all makes her an invaluable addition to our board.”
To learn more about LARC visit www.larcleecounty.org or contact Angela Katz at 239-334-6285 x229.
Established in 1954, LARC Inc.’s mission is to empower and support individuals with disabilities and their families to reach their full potential. LARC is a 501(c)3 that provides programs and services for approximately 300 local men and women annually. The nonprofit offers youth programs, vocational training, community residential services, and a vast array of other state-of-the-art community inclusion services on a full-time, year-round basis. LARC’s main campus is located at 2570 Hanson Street, Fort Myers, and has a satellite campus in Bonita Springs. LARC also operates two Residential Group Homes located in Cape Coral and North Fort Myers.