2017 Citizen of the Year
Cape Coral pioneer Gloria Raso Tate has served her community in every facet of her life. She is a past member of the Cape Coral City Council and the Lee County Tourist Development Council. She was a driving force in bringing the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life to Cape Coral and created the Toast to Hope event for Hope Hospice.

She has been honored in professional circles by several Realtor associations.

This past year, she rallied her community to support families who needed help following Hurricane Irma, including locating affordable rentals.