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Rotary Club of Lehigh Acres hosts haunted walk

The fall season is in full swing and so are the countless Halloween-themed events that cater to both the fright seekers and the candy enthusiasts in every community. And what better way to celebrate this warm, spooky season than with a haunted walk that benefits the community?

The Rotary Club of Lehigh Acres will be holding its second annual Scream on the Green event, a haunted walk. The two-weekend event will be held Oct. 22 to 24 and Oct. 30 to 31 at the Copperhead Golf Course.

The course will be open to the public 7 to 10 p.m. both weekends.

The golf course will be transformed into a haunted walk where guests will be spooked thoroughly. In addition to the walk, the event also doubles as a charity event to benefit Lehigh Community Services.

Admission to Scream on the Green is $3, but guests who bring a canned-food item will save $1 per entry.

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“The inaugural Scream on the Green event collected more than 900 pounds of food for Lehigh Community Services and saw more than 2500 guests,” said Fred Elliot, the president of the Lehigh Acres Rotary Club. “We are hopeful that this family-friendly event will be even more successful this year.”

The Rotary Club of Lehigh Acres has been involved in the community for 40 years, and it hopes to expand its turnout for this annual Halloween event. All ages are welcome for both the Scream on the Green and Trunk- or-Treat event. Last year, the Kiwanis-led volunteers were from Lehigh Senior High School’s Key Club. This year, the organizations will also run with the support of volunteers from East Lee County High School Interact Club, JROTC and Boy Scout Troop.

Copperhead Golf Club is located off Homestead Road at the end of Beth Stacey Boulevard. at 20910 Copperhead Drive, Lehigh Acres. Parking is free.

For more information on the event and how to get involved, visit www.facebook.com/LehighRotary or contact Fred Elliott at 239-369-6161.

In addition to the Scream on the Green event, the Rotary Club has teamed up with the Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres to host Trunk or Treat — a free trick- or-treat event for kids. This event will take place Halloween night at the Copperhead Golf Course from 6 to 8 p.m.

Both events are sponsored by notable organizations in the area, including J.P. Murphy, Inc., Lee County

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Luke Janke

Luke Janke is a super senior studying journalism at FGCU. When he’s not listening to podcasts, he’s busy producing his own podcast, Full Pulp. Concerts and music are at the forefront of his horizon, and when there’s an ounce of free time you’ll find him in his home studio laying down tracks for his music project, Bull Moose Party. As a self-proclaimed nihilist, his affinity for death is emphasized by the authentic squirrel skull found on his desk in the newsroom.

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