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January, 2016 Commentator

“Meet me at the Nature Park”
Cover Photo and Design by: JOHN MAGNIN

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In the Know - AMIKids

Monday, June 20, 10:30 a.m.
PGICA Auditorium


What is AMIKids-Crossroads? Could you tell someone if they asked? Be sure to join us as we learn about this special place tucked in Eastern Charlotte County.
These kids are in need of guidance, support and love – and they find this at Crossroads.

Come and meet some of the residents and see for yourself why AMIKids recently received $9,000 from PGICA's Beyond Ourselves Club.

Vigil for Orlando

Monday, June 20, 5 to 7 p.m.
Kays Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home 
635 E Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda

In conjunction with Kays Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, the Board of Directors and Staff of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce invite you to a special vigil service on Monday, June 20 from 5-7 p.m. to share our community support for all of the victims, their families, friends and the first responders who have been forced to deal with the tragic events that took place in Orlando last Sunday morning. 

We'll be selling vigil candles for $5.00 with the entire proceeds going to the victims' families.

Everyone is welcome to attend to show their support. Refreshments courtesy of Kay Ponger & Uselton will be provided.

Kindly RSVP to 941-639-3720 or by email to reception@puntagorda-chamber.com  before noon on Monday so we can accommodate for the number of people attending.

Hip & Knee Pain?
Mark Davis, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon

Tuesday, June 21, 11:30 to 1 p.m.
PGICA Auditorium

Have your questions answered one-on-one for all your hip and knee ailments. Sandwich Seminar is open to the public and is sponsored by Bayfront Healthcare Punta Gorda. Lunch is provided at no cost to attendees . Be sure to register for this free event by Noon on Monday, call 941-637-2497. 

June 24, 6 p.m. at Gilchrist Park.Gilchrist Rocks

The Giving Challenge/ Busting at the Seams
Status Report   

John Miller
Planning & Development Director

Last fall many of you generously donated to our fundraiser to pay for improvements to our facility.  Through the Community Foundation of Sarasota and their Giving Challenge Program, your donations allowed us to raise $84,000 to use towards PGICA’s “Busting at the Seams” project. For a summary of the many improvements we were able to make with these funds. 

Shop Punta Gorda & Save Big grafic

The “Shop Punta Gorda” program offers PGICA members discounts on products and services. Currently there are 72 businesses participating.

Show your PGICA Membership card & Save $$

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Our Mission

“To enhance the quality of life in
Punta Gorda Isles as a vibrant
and unique waterfront community.”

We invite you to investigate our web site to learn about the many activities, events, groups, clubs and educational programs offered by the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association.

We are confident you'll fall in love with Punta Gorda Isles and want to join PGICA.

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Educational Opportunities
at PGICA

All classes offered at the Punta Gorda Civic Association require students to pre-register and pre-pay fees one week prior to the beginning of the class (some exceptions apply.)
For info on courses offered

Register at the PGICA office or
call 637-1655


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Broadcast Email Notification

PGICA has an established
Broadcast E-MAIL system to send time sensitive notices to PGICA members
To sign Up or update Your Information


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Making a Difference
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PGICA Executive Director

Beth Magnin - 637-1655 or
email  BethMagnin@pgica.org
Business Hours
Monday through Friday
8:30 am– 4:30 pm