Month: July 2019

Success Through Effort

Success Through Effort

Submitted By: Bogginfin Farm FORT MYERS, FL – Discover Bogginfin Farm, a hidden gem for horse enthusiasts tucked away just outside of Gateway. There is something grand happening at Bogginfin Farm, located off Rod and Gun Club Road on the edge of Wild Turkey Strand Preserve. The state of the art equine facility features 30 […]

Is Your Badge of Courage Affecting Your Health?

Is Your Badge of Courage Affecting Your Health?

By Lauren Whitman What’s Your Badge of Courage? Everyone is known for something- it’s their “Badge of Courage” (BoC for short). People describe these people quickly like saying “She has a quick wit,” or “He’s very tall.” Maybe it’s something like my Aunt Mildred who always brought my father fig newton cookies until the day […]

County Commission Recess, No Rest!

County Commission Recess, No Rest!

By Cecil Pendergrass The Lee Board of County Commission is now in our July recess until we return for our next scheduled Board meeting on August 6. Even though there are no County Commission meetings during this time, my office has a busy schedule ahead. Is there a better way to start the summer than […]

Governor Signs Bill To Support Postsecondary Attainment

Governor Signs Bill To Support Postsecondary Attainment

By Melinda Isley, APR On June 24, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 7071 into law, which among its many provisions, sets in statute a postsecondary attainment goal for the State of Florida. The SAIL to 60 initiative sets the goal for at least 60 percent of working-age Florida adults to hold a high-value […]

Lehigh Acres Municipal District Prepares For The Future

Lehigh Acres Municipal District Prepares For The Future

By Katy Hoover In the last 30 years, Lehigh Acres has grown and changed in so many facets. If you are a long-time resident, you may remember the days when accessing the Lehigh Acres Community Park on Williams Ave. for a Little League or Pop Warner game, meant making a loop from Lee Blvd, to […]

Caring For Lehigh Acres’ Transportation And Infrastructure – Preparing For The Future!

Caring For Lehigh Acres’ Transportation And Infrastructure – Preparing For The Future!

By Mike Welch Most of us are aware of the extensive work that is taking place with the multi-laning of SR82. Imagine the engineering, the planning and the work that has been taking place to turn an old farm road built on and along massive muck pits well into Hendry County. Under the foundation of […]

Letters from Social Security NOT “Too Good to Be True”

Letters from Social Security NOT “Too Good to Be True”

Submitted By: Kirsten O’Donnell, MBA North Fort Myers, FL – Millions of Americans are receiving letters from the Social Security Administration about programs that could help pay their health care expenses, including 6,100 Lee County residents. Recipients of these letters are likely eligible for federal programs that can potentially cover the costs of prescriptions, copays, […]

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