Kiwanis Club Continues Support of FISH Race, Music Festival

David Lowden, left, Chip Roach, Les Boyle, Emily Ankerson, Club President Jeff Blackman, Tom Uhler, Susan McCabe, Dave Bunch, Nicole McHale, Unknown, Lara McKeever, and Savannah Miller-Berg

“The Sanibel Captiva Kiwanis Club is thrilled to sponsor the 2023 FISH 10K/5K race. FISH is a vital part of our community, and we are delighted to support their important fundraiser of the year,” quote from Jeff Blackman, President of the Kiwanis Club of Sanibel & Captiva. Blackman notes The Kiwanis Club is a longtime supporter of FISH.

The 2023 10K/5K and Music Festival is scheduled for Sat., Dec. 2, 2023 to support the local nonprofit organization. Register online here. Tickets for the music festival tickets are on sale now here.

The race event will begin and end at the Sanibel Community House on Dec. 2, 7:30am, offering two lengths, a 10K and a 5K. The FISH Sound+Waves music festival, hosted by partner ‘Tween Waters, will begin at 5pm on Dec. 2. The concert will be performed on the beach, followed by fireworks. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.

In addition to their traditional four pillar programs – Food, Island Based Education, Social and Senior Services, and Helping Hands — the FISH is focusing on their long-term recovery program including mental health counseling and resources for Hurricane Ian survivors. For more information about FISH, please contact Maria Espinoza, Executive Director at 239-472-4775 or visit their website at

Sponsorship opportunities can be found on the organization’s website, For additional information on sponsorship, please contact Diane Cortese at or Leah Winkler at

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