Gail Doxie of RE/MAX Realty Group of Fort Myers is one of 10 nominees recognized by The National Association of Realtors as a finalist for REALTOR Magazine’s 2014 Good Neighbor Awards. This award honors Realtors who help build communities, often supporting causes that enrich and improve neighborhoods and volunteering their time to better the lives and homes of community members.
In 2007, with her husband, Keith, Doxie co-founded the Miles of Smiles Foundation, which offers equine-assisted therapy for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Doxie, who went back to school to earn a Master’s degree in mental health counseling, helps veterans work with the horses to rebuild the trust and confidence that are keys to rebuilding their lives. She recruited volunteers to build a barn and fences on a 20-acre ranch and also lectures on the importance of helping veterans and their families deal with PTSD. The program can only exist through the generous donations from the general public received through the foundation website.
This year marks the 15th year the Good Neighbor Awards program has recognized Realtor volunteers. The Realtors being recognized have donated time, money and energy to address the needs of the people and neighborhoods of …read more
Source:: SW Florida Business Today