Published: Nov 01, 2012 10:54 AM EDT
Updated: Nov 01, 2012 11:54 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Former President, Bill Clinton will be speaking at the Harborside Convention Center Friday afternoon.  He's rallying support for President Obama's reelection bid.

His stop here in Fort Myers comes between a visit in the Palm Beach area and another in St. Petersburg.

Doors will open at 2 p.m. for the public and the ewvent is free.  You do not need a ticket to enter.

News of the former President's visit came Thursday afternoon and that led to last minute preparations for volunteers with the Obama campaign.

WINK News was at Harborside Thursday night as people set up stage, bleachers and barricades.

WINK News will be at Friday's event and we'll have complete coverage of former President Clinton's stop in Southwest Florida.