Month: July 2018

Degeneration…There Is Hope!

Degeneration…There Is Hope!

Degeneration…it’s that ugly, hopeless word we hate to hear when it’s applied to our health.  It makes us feel old, like we’re breaking down and wearing out way too soon. The word degeneration is defined as a state or process of being or becoming degenerate; decline or deterioration.  As healthcare providers, we can see degeneration […]

Rising Stars

Rising Stars

Local Record Label Targets Emerging Artists with Talent Search Move over American Idol, Fort Myers-based record label Creative Minds Records is hosting a talent search open to vocalists and vocal groups of all ages. In hopes of discovering Southwest Florida’s rising stars, the indie record label presents The CMR Talent Search, coming to The Broadway […]

SUMMER VEGETABLES

SUMMER VEGETABLES

Florida gardens are unique in that many growers have their off-season in the summer. Florida’s summer sun takes a toll on traditional crops familiar in more northern gardens. Some of following crops, however, can withstand the heat and keep your vegetable garden productive. VEGETABLES For summer gardens to be successful, crops need a good start […]

Autism Speaks Walk

Autism Speaks Walk

The Autism Speaks Walk is our largest fundraising event, powered by the love of our families, friends and community. Each year, 1 in 59 children in the U.S is diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. We walk to raise awareness, but also to provide funds for research, resources and support to help improve the lives of these individuals and families. We […]

TOWN HALL ON OUR WATER: FIGHTING A LEGACY OF NEGLECT

TOWN HALL ON OUR WATER: FIGHTING A LEGACY OF NEGLECT

Local Scientists Concerned about Water Quality Host Free Public Forum on Health and Toxic Algae Fort Myers, Florida – Physician, Dr. Parisima Taeb, Microbiologist, Dr. Jennifer Boddicker, and Wildlife Ecologist, Annisa Karim are hosting a town-hall forum on August 6th, 2018 at Broadway Palm Theater, from 6 to 8 pm. “Once again, our rivers and […]

Who will make your future?

Who will make your future?

It’s becoming widely recognized that our growing economy is a mixed blessing.  It can create thousands of jobs for which there doesn’t appear to be enough skilled workers. It’s a national problem, as evidenced by the recent Presidential Executive Order which committed companies and trade groups to offer millions of occupational training programs. Locally, it’s […]

Being a Floridian helps Insurer Cover Floridians

Being a Floridian helps Insurer Cover Floridians

When it comes to insurance no one likes surprises. With the local team at Craig Family Insurance LLC, an affiliate of Pacific Crest Insurance Alliance, upfront detailed information and quick, accurate quotes are the norm, not the exception. The idea of “People over profits” is what makes Pacific Crest and its members such a success. […]

Fight for your Country, not a VA Loan

Fight for your Country, not a VA Loan

As we celebrate our nation’s independence, we also honor the courageous men and women dedicated to preserving our nation’s freedom. With interest rates on the rise, there is no better time to purchase a home and take advantage of the new and improved benefits of current VA loan offerings. Veterans Affairs mortgages, also known as […]

Every Year We Have Students Who Stand Out at Fort Myers Christian School, But This Year, One Student Really Stood Out

Every Year We Have Students Who Stand Out at Fort Myers Christian School, But This Year, One Student Really Stood Out

This year, one student really stood out in my mind. Every year around this time, Fort Myers Christian School (FMCS) reviews applications for the “Grandma Betty Scholarship. It is $1,200 tuition scholarship provided by the Reese family in honor of grandmother, Elizabeth DeFebio. Teacher choose the finalists and the students must complete a questionnaire that […]

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