In honor of the start of the 2016-2017 school year, Pure Florida invites the Southwest Florida community to join in supporting Lee County public schools during the month of August by donating a portion of the proceeds from any cruise or activity at its Fort Myers location to The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools. Pure Florida’s contribution will assist the foundation in funding tools and resources for teachers and students. Cruises depart from Pure Florida’s Fort Myers location Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and one hour before sunset.
“We are excited to support The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools as we enter into a new school year, and hope that the community will join us in making a positive impact on Lee County students,” said Lance H. Julian, co-founder of Pure Florida. “The funds raised during the month of August will support our mission to provide local schools and teachers with the resources they need to continue providing high quality educational experiences for our students.” “Pure Florida is another great community partner that understands the importance of supporting education throughout Lee County and our greatest asset: students,” said Marshall T. Bower, Esq., President and CEO, The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools.
Pure Florida offers a variety of marine experiences that showcase the natural beauty of Southwest Florida including sightseeing, river and sunset cruises, popular with passengers of all ages. Tours are guided by Coast Guard-certified captains, also master naturalists, highlighting Southwest Florida and the unique sights and wildlife native to this region. In addition to its cruises, Pure Florida offers eco-shelling-dolphin tours, fishing trips and charters, jet boat thrill rides, boat rentals, and Jet Ski rentals and tours. The M/V Edison Explorer departs from The Marina at Edison Ford, located at 2360 W. First St. in Fort Myers.
The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools is a private 501(c)(3) organization established in 1986. Its mission is to enhance and enrich the quality of public education in Lee County for students and educators through programs, resources and experiences made possible through corporate, individual and educational partnerships. For more information on The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, visit www.LeeSchoolFoundation.org.
For more information or to book your ticket in Fort Myers, call 239-919-2965.