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DEP, FGCU to Co-host Earth Day Economic Development Program

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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Gulf Coast University Small Business Development Center are co-hosting a free Earth Day program at FGCU on April 19, 2012 for the business community, citizens and government representatives.

The program will include two panel groups that will discuss the following:
1. “Economic Growth and Florida Environment Can Coexist”
2. “Future of Green Building in Southwest Florida”

After lunch (on your own) there will be a tour of the Solar Panel Fields of FGCU.

The program will be from 8:30 a.m. until noon at FGCU's Cohen Center (Student Union Room 214), 10501 FGCU Blvd., in Fort Myers. Register online at www.sbdcseminars.org. For further information, email Trish Leonard, SBDC marketing director or call (239) 745-3706.

Click here for event flyer with list of featured panelists. Photo: FGCU Solar Panel Fields