Edison Ford Shoppe Ribbon Cutting, May 7

05/03/2013

Media Release - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Chris Pendleton, President & CEO
Lisa Sbuttoni, PR/Marketing Director
239-334-7419

Photos: Edison Ford Shoppe at Bell Tower is open regular mall hours, photos by Mike Shapiro


Edison Ford Shoppe at Bell Tower
Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, May 7

Fort Myers, FL(May 2, 2013) Join the Edison & Ford Winter Estates and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon-cutting for the new Edison Ford Shoppe at Bell Tower Shops on May 7, 2013. The ceremony is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. with refreshments, tours, shopping and social networking to follow. Edison Ford members and the public are invited to join in the activities.

Edison Ford has been a member of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce for many years. It has been estimated that Edison Ford brings more than $90 million in economic impact to Lee County with its more than 200,000 visitors, 65 paid employees, and active participation in the tourism and business community. The new Edison Ford Shoppe is a combination welcome center for information about the Edison Ford main site, tickets, membership and activities, as well as a retail sales and program location.

Refreshments for the ribbon-cutting will be provided by Blue Pointe Oyster Bar & Seafood Grille which is located in the Bell Tower Shops and a member of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce.

The Edison Ford is open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The Edison Ford is the winner of the 2009 National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is an official project of “Save America’s Treasures” at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. For additional information call 239-334-7419 or visit the web site at www.edisonfordwinterestates.org.

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