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Happehatchee Center presents a weekend with Kat Epple and Nathan Dyke
Music of the Spirit – Friday Dec 2, 2016 through Sunday Dec 4, 2016
World renowned musicians Kat Epple and Nathan Dyke will be leading a world music weekend workshop at the Happehatchee Center in the historic Village of Estero. This is Happehatchee Center’s annual fundraiser.
Friday, December 2, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm: The “Music of the Spirit Weekend” begins with live music, dancing, wine, cheese and a birthday cake for founder Ellen Peterson. There will also be an introduction of the musical instruments participants will learn about over the course of the weekend.
Saturday December 3, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Kat and Nathan will offer a musical teaching experience with playing techniques, breathing, healing with music and finding one’s musical voice. Participants are invited to bring their own instruments for practice and group participation. Lunch included.
Sunday December 4, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Concert with Kat and Nathan at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers. Workshop participants come free of charge and some will be participating in the performance. The general public is invited.
Sunday Concert only: $25 per person or $15 for students and Happehatchee Members. Please present Student ID or Membership Card at door. Proceeds will go to fund the free Happe Eco-Summer Camp. $15 for Maya and Mixteco language speakers.
Tickets available for purchase online at: http://happehatchee.org/our-events/music-of-the-spirit-workshop/
About Kat Epple
Kat Epple is a Peabody, Edward R Murrow, and Emmy Award-winning composer and flautist who has released 33 music albums, composed film scores for National Geographic, Nova, Valentino Fashions, and has performed at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, United Nations, and Guggenheim Museums around the world. She also lectures about the power of music, and indigenous flutes which she has collected in her travels throughout the world. Her website is http://www.katepple.com/
About Nathan Dyke
Nathan’s musical inspiration flows from a connection to traditional aboriginal music from across the globe. He has been studying and teaching African, Latin, and Middle Eastern percussion for years, along with playing several native flutes, and the Australian Didgeridoo. Nathan has a passion for the energy of music and sound and its effects on the human and planetary vibrational field. Over the years Nathan has performed and recorded with several artists, always learning about new and ancient music.
About the Happehatchee Center
The Happehatchee Center is a sanctuary for peace and healing. A Park in the Heart of the Village of Estero, its mission is to preserve and honor the vibrant Land, as a way to make sacred connections with one’s self, each other, and Nature. The Eco-Spiritual Center provides environmental and healing arts education and sustains facilities for celebrations and ceremonies.
How to be visually appealing and effective online
By Monica Garcia Saenz
I’m so excited to invite you to this fun and very educational event! Tanya Torres from HerOffice Consulting & Networking Boutique has invited me to share my marketing expertise with a group of powerful and amazing #SWFL women. In this workshop I will be sharing what I’ve learned in my field over the last ten years. It’s a great honor and privilege to share my knowledge and help other business women understand today’s marketing and get the most out of their online presence.
October 18, 2016 from 9 am – 2 pm
Workshop & Networking Event
$25 Includes: Workshop, Networking Breaks and Lunch
Brought to you by: HerOffice Consulting & Networking Boutique
Register at www.HerOffice.org
Residence Inn at Gulf Coast Town Center
10054 Gulf Center Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33913
Mascara Marketing Workshop will Cover:
Websites Couture –
Your website is your 24 hour virtual salesperson and an online representation of your business, services and products. In this overview we will discuss the Top Ten Website Must Have’s as well as tips on how to grab your viewers’ attention and make them want to pick up the phone and call you. Q & A
Blush Blogging –
What is blogging and why should you be doing it? How often should you be blogging and why does it matter? Monica answers these blogging questions as well as going over the Top Ten Tips for Successful blogging as well as how to get more readers. Q & A
Matte Email Marketing –
With the ever changing world of cyber communications its often difficult to decipher what is proper email marketing and what isn’t. In this section of our presentation we will review Email Marketing Do’s and Don’ts, How to Create a Powerful eNewsletter and who should be on your email list. Q & A
Stylish Social Media Marketing –
With everyone always on their phone and surfing social media this is an important part of today’s online marketing. We will be covering the Top Social Media Marketing outlets, Best Practices for Business posting and how to make more online connections. Q & A
Fierceness – How to Tie it all Together –
The goal of online marketing is to create a strong online presence across the board with a branded image, make new connections and get your business noticed. In this section Monica will give a clear explanation of how blogging, email marketing and social media marketing all tie into driving traffic back to your website as well as making and keeping online connections with your clients and potential clients. Using all four of these sections will create a well-oiled machine that will take your marketing to the next level! Q & A
Monica Garcia Saenz is published author, an experienced translator, a creative graphic designer and a talented marketing consultant. Monica has over ten years of experience in the marketing field and brings her expertise into every job opportunity with MGS Designz & More. She is a very dedicated and motivated business professional who is passionate about helping others. She always strives to give 100% of herself to every project she commits to. Her greatest joy is assisting in the success of others and the satisfaction of her clients.
MGS Designz & More is dedicated to growing your business and getting you noticed. We proudly serve happy clients nationwide, however we are based out of Cape Coral, FL. We have been in #SWFL for over ten years now providing awesome services such as marketing consulting, web design, graphic design, social media marketing, blogging, email marketing, SEO, creative writing, translation services, public relations and more!
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Today we are showcasing The Happehatchee Center‘s latest newsletter. If you haven’t been to Happehatchee in Estero you’re missing out on one of Southwest Florida’s greatest nature centers! I have had the pleasure of working with this amazing Non-profit for over a year now and I have to say I’m impressed! The newsletter below is filled with exciting and fun events coming up that you really don’t want to miss. Please click here to view his newsletter in a separate page.
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Save the Date – Come celebrate and enjoy with us!
We are very excited about our upcoming fall and winter programming! Here is a peek of what we are planning. Some of our Happehatchee Advisors have come together to offer four special Labyrinth Walks a year on the equinoxes and solstices in coordination with the World Labyrinth Society. They are also offering a series of Art and Soul Classes.
We have great and exciting events planned for the next year and beyond so please mark your calendars and save the Happe dates below! Please scroll down for event details and descriptions.
Art and Soul Dates:
- Sunday, September 25th 1-4 pm
- Sunday, October 30th, 1-4 pm
- Sunday, November 20th, 1-4 pm
- Thursday, September 22th, 6 pm
- Tuesday, December 20th, 6 pm
- Saturday, March 19th, 6 pm
- Wednesday, June 21st, 6 pm
- Saturday, May 6th, 1 pm *World Labyrinth Day*
- Saturday, October 15th 2016 9-4 pm
- Saturday February 11th 2017 9-4 pm
Members Day in the Park:
- November 6th, 2016
Journey to Empower Your Life with Power Animal Meditations
- January 12, 19, 26, 2017 – Thursdays: 7 pm – 9 pm
- February 2, 9, 16, 23, 2017 – Thursdays: 7 pm – 9 pm
Saturday, October 15 9 am-4 pm
A couple of times a year we open up the Happehatchee Eco Spiritual Center to the public with an Open House to introduce new people to all the exciting, fun and wonderful things we offer. Don’t miss our next upcoming Open House Day on Saturday, October 15 from 9 am to 4 pm.
Our yoga teachers, healers, naturalists, drummers, environmental educators, gardeners and Advisory Committee members will all be offering a taste of what we offer at Happehatchee. It will be a fun filled day with awesome people, food and music.
Click here to read more about Open House Days.
We are a community! This is a fabulous and Free event open to the public – come join us!
Members’ Day in the Park
Sunday, November 6, 2016
We love and appreciate our Happe member that we created a special day just for them! Our next Members’ Day in the Park is November 6, 2016.
Happehatchee will be open to members and people who wish to join us that day. There will be many fun activities, food and music will be offered. Both sides of the park will be open and folks will be able to cross the bridge, walk both labyrinths and relax in the Bamboo studio.
Click here to read more about Members Day. Your memberships help sustain Happehatchee Center.
Thursday, September 22, 6 pm
Come Walk with Us! Celebrate the Autumn Equinox on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at the Happehatchee Center with a beautiful Labyrinth Walk.
Welcome Fall and Harvest Energies and bring the season into being while enjoying the slowing of the Earth and the cycle of enjoying the fruits of our labor both materially and spiritually. The Evening will close with conversation, herbal tea and refreshments.
Click here to read more about our Labyrinth Walk Days at Happehatchee.
This year in December, we will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the founding of Happehatchee Center and our founder, Ellen Peterson’s Birthday. This will be a fundraiser and consciousness raising event with our dear friends Kat Epple and Nathan Dyke. They will be holding a world music workshop, The “Music of the Spirit Weekend”, on December 2 and 3 and will then perform a concert with participants for the weekend on December 4. Kat and Nathan played music at Ellen’s last birthday parties when she was alive, as well at our birthday celebrations the last few years since Ellen died. This is already a tradition! Click here to read more about that event and sign up now.
Happehatchee is inspiring you to develop and enjoy your creative side with our fabulous new Art and Soul Days. Explore different mediums for use in the Art Journaling Phenomenon. An Art Journal can use papers, paint, clippings etc. Samples provided. An Art Journal can allow as much writing or drawing as its creator desires.
Light refreshments will be served, and a centering meditation before we begin.
Click here to read more about Art and Soul Days at Happehatchee!
Journey to Empower Your Life with Power Animal Meditations
January 12, 19, 26. February 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2017. Thursdays: 7 pm – 9 pm
Come join shamanic healer, Denise Exler as she shares Journey to Empower Your Life with Power Animal Meditations starting in January, every Thursday Night at 7:00 pm. At each circle, a different power animal will come forward with sacred life teachings. Power animals are spirit guides that appear in animal form and assist us in life in many ways.
The suggested $15 donation will be donated to the Happehatchee Center. Denise can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Happehatchee Eco Spiritual Center
Happehatchee Center is a sanctuary for peace and healing. A Park in the Heart of Estero Village. Our mission is to sustain the Happehatchee Eco-spiritual Center as it provides environmental and healing arts education. We preserve and honor Happehatchee’s vibrant land as a way to make sacred connections with our selves, each other, and Nature. The Happehatchee Center is a Founding Member of the Estero Historic Preservation Citizens Committee. Happehatchee Center would greatly appreciate your support in order to continue to provide and offer everything we do as we continue to grow and offer our community even more!
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MGS Designz is all about showing off our clients not only because we love what we do to make them look and sound good but because we really admire everything they offer!
Today we are showcasing Lisa Doyle-Mitchell with Your Walking Billboard and Social Cents Club. If you aren’t familiar with Lisa please take a minute to visit her website and give her a call to find out more about how she can help you get more exposure in the #SWFL area. Please click here to view her email blast in a separate page.
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Help Spread the Word and Promote Peace!
THIS SATURDAY NIGHT! July 2, 2016
You know I love sharing the good stuff – Please share and invite friends. The film is narrated by Peter Coyote. My good friend Holley Rauen from Happehatchee is in it as well as interviews with Alice Walker, Martin Sheen, Phil Donahue, Cindy Sheen, Daniel Ellsberg, Chelsea Manning, Col. Ann Wright, Medea Benjamin, Pres Daniel Ortega and Camilo Mejia. Holley will be speaking briefly before the film and is happy to answer questions after. This is HUGE for Holley and for us all. If we want Peace we need to be willing to WORK for Justice. This is an important documentary and we are lucky to get to see it premiere in SW Florida! Please join us and help us spread the word!
Paying the Price for Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson. The film tells the story of S. Brian Willson’s courageous attempts to promote peace through nonviolent actions, as well as the struggles and activism of other American veterans and civilians.
Here is the Press release that the UU Church sent out:
PAYING THE PRICE FOR PEACE
LOCAL CHURCH HOSTS MOVIE HONORING
VETERANS AND ACTIVISTS WHO WORK FOR PEACE
FORT MYERS, Fla.— S. Brian Willson lost both of his legs protesting against arm shipments to Central America in 1987. Holley Rauen, member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers, co-organized this blockade with him. “Paying the Price for Peace,” a full-length documentary that includes stories about Brian Willson’s life, premiered in Hanoi, Vietnam, about a month ago. It is making it through the film festival circuit and also being shown in Unitarian Universalist congregations and Veterans for Peace Centers around the country.
This documentary is an integral chapter in Holley Rauen’s story. The film features many veterans of foreign wars, including Holley’s former husband, Vietnam Veteran, S. Brian Willson. Holley married Brian in 1987, only 10 days before he was run over by a weapons train. Her 14 year old son, Gabriel was also present at the assault on the train tracks. It is part of Holley’s story and what brought her to UUCFM as a peace and social justice activist.
Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the United States government’s defiance of international law through waging endless illegal wars.
Paying the Price for Peace exposes the truth about our country’s addiction to war, and the lies it perpetuates in order to wage ongoing violence, through the life and times of Air Force veteran S. Brian Willson and others. (Official Website) Click here to Like their page on Facebook.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers’ (UUCFM) Social Justice Committee will be sponsoring the premiere of the full-length documentary, “Paying the Price for Peace” on Saturday, July 2 at 6:00 p.m. in the Miller Sanctuary.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers (UUCFM) has been in the heart of South Fort Myers since 1961. We are a generous and inclusive faith community that compassionately leads the way in creating connections to build a just, sustainable world. We worship, work and play together, deepening our faith to offer spiritual support to one another in times of need & joy.
S. Brian Willson, is a former Air Force Vietnam Veteran turned Peace Activist, who lost both of his legs during a peaceful demonstration when he was struck by a munitions train that was speeding 3 times over the legal limit toward the protesters at the Concord Naval Weapons Station, California. Consequently, thousands of antiwar demonstrators converged at the site and ripped up the railroad tracksblocking all trains for the following 865 days in protest of all munitions shipments to the US government backed wars in Nicaragua or El Salvador. Congress had subsequently passed legislation that prohibited funding the covert US backed wars to overthrow democratically elected governments in Central American countriesespecially Nicaragua. But even then, the Reagan administration illegally continued to support the Contra war. The film also depicts actions and other spokespersons of today’s peace movement, the ongoing – U.S. wars of aggression in multiple countries. The film shows why current antiwar activists challenge a perpetual war profiteering economy calling for an end to supporting America’s illegal wars.
Holley Rauen, Vice President of Happehatchee
Holley Rauen, RN is a retired public health nurse, midwife and a seasoned social justice activist. She serves Happehatchee by working as Communications Coordinator and newsletter editor. Holley’s activism has included organizing and/or participating in movements for Peace, Reproductive Rights, Fair Trade, LGBT rights and the Environment. She is a very active member of the Unitarian Universalist Church and enjoys singing in the chorus and contributing as Worship Associate in the Sunday Services..
Holley served on the board of directors of EPEC (Environmental and Peace Education Center) in Fort Myers for five years. She served for many years on the board of the California Association of Midwives and helped write protocols, policies and procedures for non-nurse midwives and co authored the legislation for midwifery certification in California. She co-founded The Veterans Peace Action Teams with Viet Nam Veteran peace activist S. Brian Willson and assisted with peace walks and restoration projects in Central America.
Holley has also assisted in organizing and teaching women’s health and anti-human trafficking with the Lee County Health Department and the GRACE project.
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MGS Designz is all about showing off our clients not only because we love what we do to make them look and sound good but because we really admire everything they offer! Today we are showcasing Happehatchee Eco Spiritual Center. If you haven’t been to Happehatchee in Estero you’re missing out on one of Southwest Florida’s greatest nature centers! Happehatchee Center is a sanctuary for peace and healing where you can enjoy Yoga in Nature, healing circles, and many other programs for teens and children. Please click here to view his newsletter in a separate page.
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MGS Designz is all about showing off our clients not only because we love what we do to make them look and sound good but because we really admire everything they offer! Today we are showcasing Bob Ashworth, RE/MAX Realty Team… Your Real Estate Solutions Provider. If you haven’t met Bob Ashworth you’re missing out on one of Southwest Florida’s greatest realtors! He’s the expert you need when looking to buy or sell a home, condo or lot in Southwest Florida! Please click here to view his newsletter in a separate page.
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Carlson’s Flooring America in Fort Myers loves their social media followers so much they will be giving away a brand new Weber Grill on July 1st just to show their appreciation!
There’s no purchase necessary to enter, just click on the images below and connect to us now!
Grill Give-A-Way Terms and Conditions:
- Like BOTH our Facebook Fanpage and Follow us on Instagram to qualify for a drawing entry.
- Only one entry per person.
- Drawing will be held on July 1st and the Winner will be announced via both Facebook and Instagram.
- Prize: Weber Spirit E-210 2-Burner Propane Gas Grill Model # 46113101 from Home Depot.
- The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prize is not transferable.
- Winner must call store (239)-768-1967 to claim prize and present proper state or legal ID to prove identity.
- Local SWFL residents can pick up grill at our location: 11721 Metro Pkwy, Ft. Myers, FL 33966.
- Non SWFL resident winner will receive a Home Depot gift card in the amount of grill purchase price.
- No purchase necessary to enter contest.
- Last day to enter is July 1st
- The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry.
- This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or any other Social Network.
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Carlson’s Flooring America has been proudly serving the Southwest Florida area since 1977 and is a 4th generation family owned and operated local business. With almost 40 years in Florida, their certified sales staff has over 4 generations of flooring knowledge to best service their customers. Stop in and see us soon!
Travis W. Carlson
Carlson’s Flooring America
11721 Metro Pkwy
Ft. Myers, FL 33966
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