Holiday Bear Hug Event cheers up Southwest Florida

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FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport at Town Center has once again been overtaken by teddy bears but all for a great cause. The annual Holiday Bear Hug Event provides teddy bears to the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.

Businesses, including WINK News and people from across the country and Florida, have donated dressed up bears to the Holiday Inn. The bears will later be distributed to children spending the holidays in the hospital. Wednesday, December 9th you can view the bears on display at the hotel and celebrity judges, including WINK News This Morning Reporter Stephanie Susskind, will present awards for the most original, most huggable, and most inspiring bio.

The event is free and open to the public from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar, a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Lee Memorial Foundation. The Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport at Town Center is located at 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive in Fort Myers.

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