Upcoming Events

  • Mon
    15
    May
    2017
    5:30 pmKeiser University 9100 Forum Corporate Pkwy Ft. Myers, FL, 33905

    Honoring our 2017 High School & College Graduates and recognition of the Young Gentlemen’s Club of Franklin Park Elementary, and From Boys to Men, Real Men’s Club & A Better You Girls Club of Oak Hammock Middle School

    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Amy Desamours,
    Chief Finance Officer, Lee County School District

  • Sun
    21
    May
    2017
    4:00 pmStarlink Realty. Address - 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907

    Main agenda items:

    1. Discussion of forthcoming Graduate Recognition ceremony on May 15th - Melissa Giovanelli, committee chair
    2. Opportunities in Lee County School District - Mr. William Law, Chief Operations Officer, LCSD
    3. Opportunities in Real Estate and Solar Energy - Ernesto Rijavek, Broker, Starlink Realty
  • Sun
    21
    May
    2017
    5:30 - 6:30 PMStarlink Realty Offices, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907

    In the last African Network general meeting, Ernesto Rijavec the broker of Starlink Realty made an exciting presentation about solar energy. Many people have asked how they can learn more about this topic. Ernesto and Powur, the solar company have scheduled three information meetings for those interested in learning more about how installing solar panels in their homes will save you money, increase the value of your home and protect our fragile environment. He will also explain how one can make money by joining Powur.

    The dates of the information meetings are May 31st, June 7th and June 21st. All meetings are from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. The venue is Starlink Realty Offices, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907. Please let Ernesto know the session that you would like to attend. Please attend only one meeting. The information is the same in all the sessions.
    Here is a preview of Powur.  
  • Wed
    31
    May
    2017
    5:30 - 6:30 PMStarlink Realty Offices, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907

    In the last African Network general meeting, Ernesto Rijavec the broker of Starlink Realty made an exciting presentation about solar energy. Many people have asked how they can learn more about this topic. Ernesto and Powur, the solar company have scheduled three information meetings for those interested in learning more about how installing solar panels in their homes will save you money, increase the value of your home and protect our fragile environment. He will also explain how one can make money by joining Powur.

    The dates of the information meetings are May 31st, June 7th and June 21st. All meetings are from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. The venue is Starlink Realty Offices, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907. Please let Ernesto know the session that you would like to attend. Please attend only one meeting. The information is the same in all the sessions.
    Here is a preview of Powur.  
  • Thu
    01
    Jun
    2017
    5:30 - 7:30 pmBayside Seafood Grill, Venetian Bay, Naples

    No cost, please RSVP Mike Barry at michaelpfhs@hotmail.com

  • Wed
    07
    Jun
    2017
    5:30 - 6:30 PMStarlink Realty Offices, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907

    In the last African Network general meeting, Ernesto Rijavec the broker of Starlink Realty made an exciting presentation about solar energy. Many people have asked how they can learn more about this topic. Ernesto and Powur, the solar company have scheduled three information meetings for those interested in learning more about how installing solar panels in their homes will save you money, increase the value of your home and protect our fragile environment. He will also explain how one can make money by joining Powur.

    The dates of the information meetings are May 31st, June 7th and June 21st. All meetings are from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. The venue is Starlink Realty Offices, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907. Please let Ernesto know the session that you would like to attend. Please attend only one meeting. The information is the same in all the sessions.
    Here is a preview of Powur.  
  • Wed
    21
    Jun
    2017
    5:30PM - 6:30PMStarlink Realty Office, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907
  • Sun
    25
    Jun
    2017
    6:00PM - 8:00PM3582 Central Avenue Fort Myers, FL 33901

    "Come, let us tell of the LORD'S greatness; let us exalt His name together" (Psalm 34:3). Bring your prayer requests. "Together we win" (Matt 18: 18-20)

    Presiding: Pastor Kris Odili, Cultural Director, African Network of SW Florida

    All are welcome - not just Christians.

  • Thu
    29
    Jun
    2017
    5:30PM - 7:00PMStarlink Realty Office, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907

    All Board members are reminded of this important meeting. Prompt attendance is requested.

  • Sun
    23
    Jul
    2017
    4:00 PM - 6:00PMStarlink Realty. Address - 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907

    Meeting Agenda:

    1. Call to Order
    2. Introductions
    3. Developments since last meeting
    4. Minutes of last meeting and matters arising
    5. Membership
    6. Featured Event
    7. Economic Forum
    8. November 11th, Gala
    9. Committee Reports
    10. Any other business
  • Sat
    19
    Aug
    2017
    9:00AM - 12:00NoonKeiser University, 9100 Forum Corporte Way, Fort Myers, FL 33905

    ECONOMIC EXPO

    SAVE THE DATE

    for this enlightening entrepreneurial event

         …showcasing entrepreneurial spirit

     ENTREPRENEURSHIP:

      ENGINE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

              SATURDAY AUGUST 19, 2017

    9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

     KEISER UNIVERSITY

    9100 FORUM CORPORATE PARKWAY

    FORT MYERS, FL  33905

     Guest Speaker:

    Dr. Nicole King-Smith

    Management Consultant

    NK Enterprise Consulting, LLC

    Presentation: “Your Network is your Networth”

             Public: Free

    Vendor Fee: $25 (limited space)

    For More Info, call (239) 464-9925 or email: ydhill2424@yahoo.com

    Event Coordinators:

    Yvonne Hill (Economic Committee Chair) &  Kobena Anaky (Public Relations Director)

     

  • Sun
    24
    Sep
    2017
    4:00 pmStarlink Realty. Address - 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907

    Main agenda items to be sent via email.

  • Sat
    11
    Nov
    2017
    Reception - 5:00 PMCrowne Plaza Hotel. Address - 13051 Bell Tower Dr Fort Myers, FL 33907

    Our exciting annual gala is on the way.  Planning is underway. The confirmed facts include:

    Expected number of guests - 3oo

    Date & Time - Saturday November 11th, 2017. The reception will be from 5:00PM  and the main event will begin at 6:00PM.

    Theme -  Showcasing the Majestic African Women.

    Venue - Crowne Plaza Hotel, 13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers FL 33907

    Keynote Speaker: Rep. Ilhan Omar, Minnesota State House of Representatives. Also deputy Minority Leader

    See Ilhan Omar in Daily Show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKo7osNyyDY

    MC: Yemisi Oloruntola-Coates, Diversity Director, Lee Health

    Donation: $100.00 per person; $800.00 per table of 10. Sponsorship package available. Proceeds go towards our scholarship fund and the humanitarian African and SW Florida projects

    Attire: African or business. Contact Mary Adebayo (4053610555) for your African attire

    Organizing Committee: Yvonne Roberts (Chair), Dr. Kem Amadi (member), & Mrs. Priscilla Ndiang'ui (member)

    For more details, contact Gala Committee Chair, Yvonne Roberts (roberyvonne@gmail.com) or ANSWFL President, Dr. Peter Ndiang'ui (pndiangui3@aol.com - Tel 404 759 3604) or any of the committee members

     

  • Sun
    12
    Nov
    2017
    10:30AM - 12:30PMRene's Restaurant on Winkler

    Event:
    What: Brunch with Ilhan Omar
    When: Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Venue: Rene’s on Winkler. Address: 7050 Winkler Rd. Fort Myers FL 33919
    Event Information
    After the African Network Gala on Saturday 11th, you will have a Brunch with Ilhan Omar. You will get a chance to hear more from our honored guest and possibly interact with Ilhan in a smaller crowd.
    Donation: $25 per person. Proceeds go towards a project for African women and girls. Tickets may be ordered online at www.Africannetworkofswflorida.org/store. Brunch with Ilhan tickets.
    Expected number of guests: 50+
    Organizing Groups:
    African Network of SW Florida
    Ft. Myers/Naples chapter of National Organization for Women
    Democratic Women’s Club of Lee County
    Women United for Women
    Rotary Club of Estero
    Crowning Daughter for Success
    Book signing: Ilhan Omar is one of 45 women featured in the new book from Time magazine, Firsts – Women Who Are Changing the World. We’ll be selling copies at the brunch for Ilhan to sign.
    Attire: Business
    For more details, contact Committee members Kathy Mayo-239-565-7988 - (mayokathleen@gmail.com) or Yvonne Roberts - 917-592-9674 - (roberyvonne@gmail.com).

  • Mon
    15
    Jan
    2018
    6:00 pmSt Michael's Sanibel
  • Wed
    17
    Jan
    2018
  • Sun
    21
    Jan
    2018
  • Sun
    11
    Feb
    2018
  • Sun
    11
    Mar
    2018
  • Tue
    20
    Mar
    2018
    6:00 pmFlorida Gulf Coast University
  • Sun
    15
    Apr
    2018
    4:00 pmStarlink Realty Office, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907
  • Sun
    15
    Apr
    2018
    7:30 pmOxford House - 3582 Central Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901

    Pastor Kris will be leading this event.

  • Tue
    01
    May
    2018
    5:00 pmKeiser University, 9100 Forum Corporate Pkwy, Fort Myers FL 33905

    Please join us as we recognize our graduates. In addition, we will be recognizing school groups that have made incredible achievements in the last one year.
    Committee Chair: Melisa Giovanelli, Lee County School District Board member.

  • Sun
    13
    May
    2018
  • Sun
    10
    Jun
    2018
  • Sun
    12
    Aug
    2018
    4:00 PM - 6:00PMStarlink Realty Office, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907
  • Sat
    18
    Aug
    2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pmKeiser University - 9100 FORUM CORPORATE PARKWAY FORT MYERS, FL 33905

    ANSWFL Flyer 8-18-18 (1) (1) (1)

     

    4TH ANNUAL ECONOMIC EXPO

     

    Guest Speakers:

    Peter Lovley

    Partner

    New York Life Insurance Company – SWFL

    Topic: Blueprint For Financial Success

     

    Rebekah MacFarlane

    Chief Operating Officer

    MacFarlane Barney Development

    Topic: Building Wealth Through Home Ownership

     

    AUGUST 18, 2018

    9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

     

    KEISER UNIVERSITY

    9100 FORUM CORPORATE PARKWAY

    FORT MYERS, FL  33905

    Public: Free

    Vendors – Refreshments - Networking

  • Sun
    09
    Sep
    2018
    4:00 pmStarlink Realty Office, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907
  • Sun
    14
    Oct
    2018
    4:00 pmStarlink Realty Office, 1567 Hayley Lane # 205, Fort Myers, FL 33907
  • Sat
    17
    Nov
    2018
    5:00 pmCrowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower Shops, 13051 Bell Tower Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33907

    Theme: Embracing Our Diversity
    Keynote Speaker: Derreck Kayongo
    CEO, Center for Civil Rights, Atlanta GA

    Reception: 5:00PM
    Main Event: 6:00PM - 10:00PM

     

    ANSWFL 2018 Gala Flyer

See details in:

www.PopeFrancisHomeGhana.org

or reach Mike Barry at: MichaelPFHS@Hotmail.com