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Rise & Shine Estero

Start your day by joining us for networking with area professionals, door prizes and
Continental breakfast. Scheduled on the 1st Thursday of the month from 8:00am-9:30am.

Barbara Bell, Rise & Shine Events Chair


For questions about this event or to sponsor a Rise and Shine event, please contact:

Barbara Bell, Rise & Shine Events Chair
Phone: 239-440-6618

Barbara Bell, Rise & Shine Events Chair
Bio Coming soon!

Lunch & Learn

A series of many great educational lunches take place on the 2nd Wednesday of every month (except June) from 11:30am-1:00pm. Learn while you lunch!

The Estero Chamber offers an opportunity to any member to sponsor a Lunch & Learn event. A sponsorship entitles you to the following benefits:

  1. Company logo on the web site as the sponsor for the “Lunch & Learn Estero” month of …
  2. A table beside the registration table to welcome all attendees and the opportunity to meet EVERYONE!
  3. The privilege of placing your business card or a sell sheet at every place setting!
  4. Five precious minutes to speak about your product or service!

***All for the Nominal Fee of $75.00***

Barbara Saxton, Lunch & Learn Events Chair


For questions about this event or to sponsor a Lunch & Learn event, please contact:

Barbara Saxton, Lunch & Learn Events Chair
Phone: 860-685-1147

Barbara Saxton, Lunch & Learn Events Chair

Barbara Saxton, CWC
Strategic Business Consultant
Smart Choices
A division of Saxton Group LLC

Barbara Saxton, Strategic Business Consultant and founder of Smart Choices Healthcare a unique company that offers programs to employers and employees that save on healthcare costs. She is a member of the Blue Zones SWFL Steering committee and the Bonita Estero Work site Chair for the national project.  Barbara serves on the American Heart Association Executive Leadership Committee and is Chair of The Friends of River Oaks Park.  Barbara and her husband Doug co-host the lifestyle blog Plant Slant Journey and have a passion for helping others to live healthy longer.

Business After Hours

Join us for hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, networking and after hours socializing on the 4th Thursday of every month from 5:30pm-7:30pm (Nov and Dec are discretionary, due to holidays observed and annual Christmas Party).

An opportunity is available to any Estero Chamber Member to host one of our
“Business After Hours” events.


  1. Use of your business place where members can gather.
  2. A table provided where members can register, pay and given their drink coupons.
  3. Some like to have door prize(s), so need a basket for members to drop their business card.
  4. Host member expected to provide hors d’oeuvres and refreshments (soft drinks, beer, and wine).

The chamber will arrange for the guest speaker.

The benefit to being a Host Sponsor is:

  1. Your business designated, as the Host Sponsor on our web-site.
  2. The opportunity to speak for five minutes about your business.

Gail Langner, Business After Hours Events Chair


For questions about this event or to sponsor a Business After Hours event, please contact:

Gail Langner, Business After Hours Event Chair
Phone: 239-567-9992

Gail Langner, Business After Hours Events Chair

Gail Langner, Agency Relations
State Insurance USA, LLC

Gail has worked in sales, marketing, and public relations her entire career and she is proud to represent State Insurance USA, LLC.  Gail was born and raised in Michigan, but has also lived in Pennsylvania and Minnesota.  She has three children, seven grandchildren, and a Bichon named Devon.  Gail loves to cook, entertain, sing, and travel.

Special Events


Ribbon Cuttings

Get your business recognized in the community with an Estero Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Event! These events can be scheduled at the members’ request. Date and time must be approved by board members for attendance before confirming. To request your ribbon cutting event, Email Us!


Annual Luncheon & Awards Recognition

Our annual awards luncheon takes place every June!


Annual Golf Tournament

Our Annual Golf Tournament takes place every October!