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FGCU's Florida Small Business Development Center announces 15th Annual Entrepreneur's Law School to be held Jan. 25

Guest Speakers include Fla. State Rep. Ray Rodrigues and President/CEO Jim Nathan of Lee Memorial Health System

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The 15th Annual Entrepreneur's Law School (ELS) is set for Saturday, Jan. 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the FGCU Cohen Center. The event is sponsored by Florida Small Business Development Center (FSBDC) at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). Cost to attend the all-day event is $99, which includes breakfast and lunch.

Fla. State Rep. Ray Rodrigues and Jim Nathan, president and CEO of Lee Memorial Health System are the guest speakers for the event.

In addition, a Health Care panel featuring local healthcare professionals will provide an update regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The panel includes Janette L'Heureux, Leading Edge Benefit Advisors; Althea Harris, Small Business Administration; and Neil Shnider, The Shnider Group. The panel will discuss and answer questions and issues pertaining to the law's implementation.

This year's ELS sponsors include Pavese Law Firm (title sponsor), Robert's Advertising, Florida Weekly, LeeSar (breakfast sponsor), BankUnited (lunch sponsor), Holiday Inn-Airport, Lee Memorial Health System, All-American Printing, Signarama, and the Small Business Resource Network (SBRN).

Registration is now open and seating is limited; for more information and registration visit or call (239)745-3700.

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