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Community Events

Crohn's & Colitis Walk 2017

On Sunday November 12, 2017 Barbara Cioffi, Madeline Pena, Nicole Roland, Jessica Scott, Michele Peters from Gastroenterology Associates volunteered their time to participate in the annual event held at Estero Community Park in Ft Myers , The "Take Steps" walk was filled with fun, prizes, music & food. The walk was a good turn out with good weather. We hope you will join us next year in support of this cause.  

Dunbar Health Fair 2017

On September 30, 2017 GI Associates staff members Barb Cioffi, Jessica Scott, Rosie Rivera, Karen Mikol, PA and Michele Peters volunteered their time to participate in the annual Dunbar Health Fair that was sponsored by Lee Memorial Health System. Free Screenings and literature were provided to the everyone who attended. Thank you to the staff who came out this year. Our office supports the community and events like this to ensure we reach as many people as we can to promote colon cancer awareness

Scope for Hope Walk 2017

On Saturday March 25, 2017 Dr. Koka, Brian Fritz ARNP, Steve May CRNA, Isabel Guerrero, Jessica Scott, Marisol Gonzalez and Michele Peters from Gastroenterology Associates & Barkley Surgicenter volunteered their time to participate in the annual event.   The event 3.5 mile run and 2 mile walk, congrats to metal winners Dr. Koka, Brian & Isabel, this event  was held at Hammond Stadium in Ft Myers at 8:00am. We hope you will join us next year in support of this cause.  

Harry Chapin Hunger Walk 2017

Crohns Colitis Walk 2016

"Take Steps - Walk to Cure"

On Sunday November 13, 2016 Several GI Associates staff members volunteered their time to participate in the Crohs & Colitis Take Steps walk. This event was held at the Estero Recreation Center in South Ft. Myers in efforts to raise awareness and money for the research for Crohn's Disease. Thank you to our checkout staff who took donations and for our patients who supported and gave donations. Our team received an award from the Crohns & Colitis foundation for being the top physician office to collect the most donations. Thank you to everyone who took the time to show up to this fun event for our community.  

Dunbar Health Fair 2016

On September 17, 2016 GI Associates staff members Barb Cioffi, Jessica Scott, and Michele Peters volunteered their time to participate in the annual Dunbar Health Fair that was sponsored by Lee Memorial Health System. Free Screenings and literature were provided to the everyone who attended. Thank you to the staff who came out this year.  Our office supports the community and events like this to ensure we reach as many people as we can to promote colon cancer awareness

"GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE"

On August 11th 2016, at our Ft Myers Office we had the Bloodmobile from Lee Blood Centers stationed to take donations. GI Associates staff members volunteered their time to participate in the blood donating event out goal was to get 16 units of blood donated. We want to thank the blood center and all the employee's and patients who took the time to make a blood donation to save a life for our community. If you have further questions about donating you can call 239-343-2333 for more details

Colon Cancer Run/Walk 2016

" Scope for Hope "

Colon Cancer Coalition,  our office supports the race against colon and rectal cancer. The 5k Run and 2m Walk was held at Hammond Stadium Ft. Myers Saturday morning at 8:00am. We even had to two medal winners from our surgery center staff, they were Isabel Guerrero and Jasmine Briones. Congratulations Ladies! 

100% of the funds for our 5th Annual Scope for Hope 5K Run, 2-Mile Walk and Kids' Fun Run in Fort Myers will remain in Southwest Florida. Scope for Hope funds have been used to provide financial assistance for 94 colon cancer patients, and we have screened 165 people for colorectal cancer; 165 lives potentially saved!

Harry Chapin Hunger Walk 2016

Hunger Busters Team "

On Saturday January 16, 2016 Dr. Weiss & Karen Weiss, Dr. Perez, Adam Medlin, Ana Rodriguez, and Michele Peters volunteered their time to participate in the 8th annual event sponsored by  Wink News  our office supports this event that helps feed families in our community. The 2m Walk was held at Miromar Outlet Mall in Estero on Saturday morning at 8:30am. 

Several staff from Barkley Surgery Center, the Cape Coral office, and the Ft Myers office made donations to the Harry Chapin Food Bank, we would like to thank them for their contributions. We hope to have your support again next year and to see you at the walk.  Fighting hunger, feeding hope and believing no child or no one should go hungry.

Crohn's Colitis Walk 2015

Dunbar Health Fair 2015

"GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY"

On September 12, 2015 GI Associates staff members Barb Cioffi, Jessica McDermott, Dr. Zavala and Mercedes Acosta, ARNP volunteered their time to participate in the annual Dunbar Health Fair that was sponsored by Lee Memorial Health System. Free Screenings and literature were provided to the everyone who attended. Thank you to the staff who participated this year.  Our office supports the community and events like this to ensure we reach as many people as we can to promote colon cancer awareness

"Take Steps - Walk to Cure"

On November 1, 2015 GI Associates staff members Barb Cioffi and Jessica Scott  volunteered their time to participate in the annual Crohn's & Colitis Take Steps walk. This event was held at the Estero Recreation Center in South Ft. Myers in efforts to raise awareness and money for the research for Crohn's Disease. Thank you  to our checkout staff who took donations and for our patients who supported and gave donations. 

Featured below is Jeff Butera from ABC news who hosted the event on Sunday. 

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