Month: July 2017

Promoting the Virtue of Meaningful Work

Promoting the Virtue of Meaningful Work

The Freedom & Virtue Institute focuses on breaking the cycle of dependency by Don Long Twelve years ago, Ismael Hernandez returned to his birthplace in Puerto Rico for his father’s funeral. Draped over the casket was a red flag, the flag of Puerto Rico’s communist party, representing his father’s lifelong philosophy and a set of […]

Sign of a Growing District

Sign of a Growing District

by Christie Knudsen, Public Education Specialist South Trail Fire Department Residents of Gateway may have noticed the new sign on Gateway Boulevard and Fairway Lakes Drive announcing the future home of South Trail Fire & Rescue Station #65. The 6 in Station #65 is an identifier used for all South Trail fire stations and apparatus, […]

It’s All About the Food

It’s All About the Food

by Susan Barnett Patriotic Dessert This colorful sweet-satisfying dish is fun to make and simple enough to assemble for anyone ages 2 to 92. All you need is cake, whip cream or pudding, blueberries and either raspberries or strawberries. These ingredients can make mini cake flags, a parfait, or a trifle. You really can’t make […]

School Board Seeks Community Members for Advisory Committees

School Board Seeks Community Members for Advisory Committees

The School Board of Lee County is soliciting qualified members of the community to serve on the following School Board Advisory Committees, whose purpose will be to provide input, advice and support to the School Board on topics identified: Continuous Systemic Improvement Advisory Committee – Systematically review components of the District’s strategic plan for the […]

Students invited to explore Lee County with LeeTran this summer and be eligible for prizes

Students invited to explore Lee County with LeeTran this summer and be eligible for prizes This drive-thru safari park in Florida is still open during the coronavirus outbreak

  LeeTran invites students, age 18 and younger, to explore Lee County with a Summer Bus Bash Scavenger Hunt. Students are encouraged to ride the bus from July 10 through Aug. 6 to visit select businesses and be entered to win great prizes. During Summer Bus Bash students can pick up a scavenger hunt map […]

LIVING WELL | The Anatomy of Joint Pain

LIVING WELL | The Anatomy of Joint Pain

by Darin Stokke, DC Joint pain is one of the most common symptoms people experience. Remedies and treatments are as varied as the sources that promote them. Most common treatments only address the symptoms of pain without addressing the actual cause of the joint pain. We are conditioned to believe that all pain is something […]

Summer Diaper and Toy Drive

Summer Diaper and Toy Drive Interactive chart projects Florida’s coronavirus peak to be May 3

Donation drive to raise awareness and items for child victims of abuse in Southwest Florida Erickson’s Drying Systems invites the community to join their inaugural “Summer Diaper and Toy Drive” to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida (CAC), as well as Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (ACT). Through August, Erickson’s Drying Systems will […]

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