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Fort Myers Beach offering memorial benches

Benches can be purchased in memoriam of loved ones

By Staff - | Mar 26, 2021

The town of Fort Myers Beach is offering residents the opportunity to name a bench after a loved one with a donation to the town. The names of the deceased and a special saying can be put on a stationary bench in a public area of Town.

Spots are available at Bay Oaks Recreational Campus and the Fort Myers Beach Community Pool. A few spots are available on Old San Carlos Boulevard.

The cost of the bench is $564 and includes installation. The inscription cost must also be paid at $4 per letter. Town staff secure a location, order, and install after receiving the application and payment. Applications can be found on the Town’s website: https://www.fortmyersbeachfl.gov/1098/Memorial-Bench-Program. Completed applications can be returned by email or by calling Town Hall at 239-765-0202 to schedule an appointment for drop off. The Town Hall is closed to the public to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The town has the right of final decision of location. The Town does not have a responsibility to replace a bench if it is damaged or worn.

Questions can be addressed to the Public Works Department at 239-765-0202, ext. 1700, or RandyP@fmbgov.com.