Metro-McGregor Kiwanis Adds Four New Members

February 27, 2019 Services

The Fort Myers Metro-McGregor Kiwanis has added four new members to the club roster –Shana Del Castillo, Connie Prevatt, the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida as a corporate member represented by Susan Block and the Gulf Coast Symphony as a corporate member represented by Dr. Andrew Kurtz. By adding the new members to the roster, the club is ranked twelfth in the Florida district in membership net growth out of 239 clubs.

Del Castillo, a Fort Myers resident, is The Growing Room Child Development Center General Manager. Prevatt, a Fort Myers resident, is retired from the wholesale building products industry. Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida exists to enhance the quality of children’s lives by providing families, early childhood educators, caregivers and community partners in Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties, with opportunities to positively impact the future. Block, a Fort Myers resident, is the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida Chief Executive Officer. Founded in 1996 by its current music director and conductor, Dr. Andrew Kurtz, the Gulf Coast Symphony is the premier community orchestra of Southwest Florida and one of the most dynamic orchestras in the United States.

As a former high school volunteer and club president with Key Club, Del Castillo is excited to be volunteering again with the K-Family. Prevatt joined to be able to be active and give back to the community. Block joined the club to continue her service to area children. The Gulf Coast Symphony joined to connect with the community.

The Metro-McGregor Kiwanis Club is looking for more service-minded individuals and business professionals who would like to make a direct impact on the community through volunteering. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. in Fort Myers. For details on joining the Metro-McGregor Kiwanis Club, please call membership chair Stewart Ross at (507) 304-1624. Interested individuals or businesses can also email [email protected]. The Metro-McGregor Kiwanis Club can be found on Facebook or online at