Philanthropic News

Fort Myers, FL–The Quality Life Center, known to many in the Dunbar community simply as “The Q”, is making advances in its $1.5 million campaign to fund its building expansion, staffing, and other expenses. The center’s existing building, at the corner of MLK Boulevard and Ford in the heart of Dunbar, was once a rundown […]

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Geoffrey Roepstorff, CEO of Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands and Robbie Roepstorff, president of Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands, have received a proclamation by the Lee County Board of Commissioners in recognition of being named “Bankers of the Year” by the Florida Bankers Association (FBA). “We appreciate the support and recognition of the […]

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Robbie Roepstorff, president and co-founder of Edison National Bank, has been re-appointed to a five-year term on the Board of Trustees for Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). The Florida Board of Governors re-appointed Roepstorff to the FGCU Board in a unanimous decision. Roepstorff has been a member of the FGCU Board since 2010 and has […]

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Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands recently received the 2015 Horizon Council Healthy Business Award in the Small Business category at the Lee County Wellness Summit. The bank was honored for its long-term comprehensive commitment to workplace wellness, which formally began in 2007. The company budgets up to $20,000 annually to fund incentives and opportunities […]

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Edison National Bank and Bank of the Islands’ officers and staff are committed to giving back to our community through service on non-profit boards, volunteerism and philanthropy. Edison National Bank and Bank of the Islands are proud contributors to the following organizations:
  • 21st Century C.A.R.E.S.
  • American Business Women’s Association
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • American Hibiscus Society
  • Animal Refuge Center (ARC)
  • Art League of Fort Myers
  • Arts for ACT
  • Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum
  • Bishop Verot High School
  • Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
  • Captiva Holiday Village
  • Charitable Foundation of the Islands
  • Children’s Advocacy Center
  • Children’s Center of the Islands
  • Classic Basketball “City of Palms”
  • Community Cooperative Ministries, Inc. (CCMI)
  • C.R.E.W.
  • CROW – Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife
  • Cypress Lake High School
  • Cypress Lake Middle School
  • J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Dress for Success
  • Early Learning Coalition
  • Earth Shine
  • Edison Festival of Lights
  • Edison Ford Winter Estates Foundation
  • Edison Park Elementary School
  • Fallen Officer Memorial Fund
  • FISH – Friends in Service Here
  • Fort Myers Christian School
  • Fort Myers Master’s Commission
  • Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Foundation for Lee County Public Schools
  • Gabriel House
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Gulf Coast Humane Society
  • Gulfshore Ballet
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hope Hospice
  • Horizon Council
  • Horizon Council Foundation
  • Junior Achievement
  • Kiwanis International
  • Kleist Health Education Center at FGCU
  • Lee Memorial Foundation
  • LMHS Mil-Support
  • March of Dimes
  • Multicultural Center of SWFL
  • Nephcure
  • PACE Center for Girls
  • P.A.W.S.
  • Rotary Club
  • Saint Michael’s Lutheran School
  • SalusCare
  • Sanibel Historical Museum & Village
  • Sanibel Public Library
  • Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation
  • Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club
  • Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club
  • Sanibel Community Association
  • Sanibel School
  • Schoolhouse Theater (BIG ARTS)
  • Southwest Florida Community Foundation
  • Special Equestrians
  • St. Jude Hospital
  • SWFL Museum of History
  • SWFL Symphony
  • Uncommon Friends Foundation
  • United Way
  • Voices for Kids
  • Zonta