Southwest Florida | December alumni luncheon event

Naples, FL
Brent Batten will be our speaker at Bay Colony Golf Club (Pelican Marsh) on Thursday, December 07, 2017 at 11:30am. Batten joined the Naples Daily News in 1985 as the police reporter. He has also served as the paper’s court reporter, Lee County bureau chief and city editor. Batten began writing a regular column for the newspaper in 1997. He has received awards from the Florida Press Club, the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors and the Society of Professional Journalists. He was named best newspaper columnist by Gulfshore Life magazine in 2002 and in 2009 was recognized in the Best of Scripps competition. He was a finalist for the 2012 Bastiat Prize for Journalism sponsored by Reason Foundation. His keen local insight promises to be very illuminating. Tickets are $35 per person (credit card online payments accepted). For those who prefer to pay by check, please email barbl127@gmail.com for further info.