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    Panther Hollow Dental Lodge believes in supporting our local community and helping make a difference in the lives around us.

    Our practice is a proud member of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce, North Port Chamber of Commerce, and the Rain Makers Chapter of BNI.

    Panther Hollow also supports the Charlotte Symphony, Boys and Girls Club of Charlotte County, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast, Do the Right Thing of Charlotte County, the Fred Lang Foundation, Charlotte Local Education Foundation, United Way of Charlotte County, Empty Bowls, and the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County.

    Our staff also finds time to volunteer with Give Kids a Smile, Kiwanis Shoes for Kids Project, Charlotte County Homeless Coalition, C.A.R.E. Auxiliary, Relay for Life and the Animal Welfare League.

    July 11, 2016

    Panther Hollow Dental Lodge is once again a collection site for the Sunrise Kiwanis’ Shoes for Kids project.  We are collecting new tennis shoes for children ages pre-K through high school in the Charlotte County Public School system.  The goal for this year’s program is 5000 new pairs of tennis shoes! Please feel free to […]

    July 11, 2016

    June marked the start of our summer volunteer project with the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition.  The Charlotte County Homeless Coalition provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, homeless prevention, hunger prevention, and continuum of care.  They have a food pantry that distributes a three day supply of meals, as well as a hot meal program 365 days […]

    March 7, 2016

    PHDL attended the 8th Annual Dancing with the Charlotte Stars event on Friday, March 4th.  This event supports The Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County and is a fun filled evening of socializing, food and dancing. There were guest performances by several dance studios, as well as 8 local “stars” competing for the prestigious Judge’s […]

    November 16, 2015

    Supporting the Animal Welfare League at The Captain’s Ball Our staff and doctors enjoyed a fun night at The Captain’s Ball benefiting the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County on November 7th. The proceeds from this event go towards their mission to care for the thousands of unwanted, abused and neglected animals of our very […]

    November 13, 2015

    Don’t forget about those in need this Thanksgiving! This afternoon we loaded up a cart full of turkeys and all the fixings- stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans & corn, for our friends at the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition. We have enjoyed volunteering at the shelter the last few months and wanted to keep them in mind during […]

    November 13, 2015

    Our staff once again attended the Annual Empty Bowls Event on November 5th. Here’s a little background information about the event…. A high school teacher in Michigan began Empty Bowls as a community service project in 1990.  The teacher and his students were searching for a way to raise funds to support a food drive.  […]

    November 12, 2015

    2015 Fred Lang Summer Ball We attended the 12th Annual Summer Ball earlier this summer. This event benefits Charlotte Behavioral Health Care and The Fred Lang Foundation. More than 11,000 Charlotte County residents are treated annually for mental illnesses, behavioral disorders or additions at Charlotte Behavioral Health Care.  Over 3,000 of these are children. The […]

    November 11, 2015

    Thank you Veterans for your service! A little throwback to Dr. Bender’s dad in WWII.  Happy Veterans Day, and thank you to all of those that have served or are currently serving! We couldn’t live like we do with out each of you.

    October 7, 2015

    We are so proud to announce Dr. Bender received the Charlotte Sun Readers’ Choice Award for Best Dentist.  This is Dr. Bender’s 7th year as the recipient! Dr. Bender has been practicing dentistry for over 33 years here in Charlotte County. He is thankful for all of his faithful, long time patients, in addition to […]

    September 17, 2015

    The United Way of Charlotte County kicked off their 50th year with their annual Day of Caring yesterday.   This year’s theme is “We have a birthday wish… a Community without Poverty”.  Over 40% of households in Charlotte County are walking a financial tightrope.    The United Way works with a wide range of partners to make […]

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