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Project Detect

4250 Riverwood Drive

Port Charlotte, FL  33953    


Project Detect is a private 501(c)3 nonprofit organization registered with the State of Florida # 45-4004744        



Project Detect was initiated in 2005 by the Riverwood Ladies Golf Association (RLGA) with the goal of helping local uninsured and underinsured women receive mammograms.  Since its inception, Project Detect has raised over $292,000.00.

100% of the funds donated were used to provide mammograms and diagnostics for uninsured and underinsured women and men in our local community.  

In the past several years, Project Detect  has provided approximately 300 mammograms a year, with further testing performed for each abnormal result.  Those who had a positive diagnosis were referred for further treatment.

Our goal is to expand our focus to include early detection screenings for other types of cancer as well. 

Project Detect is funded by donations from the Riverwood Community of Port Charlotte and is facilitated by the Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic.  100% of your donations are used for patient services. 

In the past four years, Project Detect has donated $130,000 to the clinic to support their work.  Contributions to Project Detect have unquestionably made a difference in Charlotte County! 


The Project Detect "60's Dance Party", February 20th, 2016

The Project Detect Golf Scramble, February 11th, 2016 

Riverwood Golf Club, Port Charlotte, FL


M. Suzanne Roberts , CEO, Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic shows her excitement upon receiving the $40,500 check from 2015 Project Detect fundraising events.  

April 9th, 2015

Project Detect at "Opening Night" at the Charlotte Stone Crabs

(L-R) Betsy Bonde, Linda Thurston, Joyce Krasner, Nancy Tiernan, Doug Campbell

Mike Burton, General Manager, Riverwood Golf Club, Doug Campbell Representing "Project Detect" with "Stoney", Charlotte Stone Crabs Mascot. 

Doug Campbell Sings The National Anthem


Mike Burton, Riverwood Golf Club General Manager throws out the First Pitch!


The Project Detect "Island Dinner Dance" 

A Special Presentation

Project Detect has donated $3,000 to the Englewood Community Care Clinic to be used for early detection of all types of cancer.  Linda Thurston, Char Minich, and Rita Anderson presented the check to Beth Harrison who is the part time executive director of the clinic. 

For more information please visit: www.englewoodclinic.org 





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March 25th, 2017

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