Month: January 2021

United Way To Take Applications From Non Profit Organizations For Emergency Food And Shelter Funding

United Way To Take Applications From Non Profit Organizations For Emergency Food And Shelter Funding

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 12, 2021)— The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee has announced that it will accept applications from nonprofit organizations for funds to supplement and expand emergency food and shelter programs in Lee and Hendry Counties through February 1, 2021 (5:00 p.m.) Lee and Hendry Counties have been awarded federal funds totaling […]

“Crown Jewel of Fort Myers Beach!” McKeown Authors First-Ever Mound House Book

“Crown Jewel of Fort Myers Beach!” McKeown Authors First-Ever Mound House Book

By Gary Mooneythewritestuff25@gmail.com While the iconic Mound House on Fort Myers Beach traces its history back over 2,000 years to the ancient Calusa Indians, the first-ever publication about the museum complex is brand new! Noted author Patrick McKeown recently released “The Mound House: The Crown Jewel of Fort Myers Beach!” McKeown is Professor Emeritus in […]

Players Circle Performing Art Center Announces Winter Nightclub Season

Players Circle Performing Art Center Announces Winter Nightclub Season

Music, Comedy, Cabaret, and Burlesque To Be Featured during February and March The Players Circle Performing Arts Center, located at the Shell Factory and Nature Park in North Fort Myers, announces its 2021 winter nightclub season of music, comedy, cabaret shows, and burlesque.  Shows will run from February 4 through April 1.  The venue has […]

Community Concert Association Cancels 2021 Season; Impact Of COVID-19 Cited

Community Concert Association Cancels 2021 Season; Impact Of COVID-19 Cited

FORT MYERS, FLA., January 8, 2021 – The Fort Myers Community Concert Association has canceled the five performances of the 2021 season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Board President Mary Lee Mann announced Friday. It is the first time in the 72-year history of the Fort Myers Community Concert Association that an entire season […]

School District Sees Record Graduation Rate In 2020

School District Sees Record Graduation Rate In 2020

The School District of Lee County is proud to announce that our high school students have set yet another record high. The Florida Department of Education just released the 2019-2020 graduation rates and Lee County’s graduation rate increased 4.8% over the year before to 88.5%.  That is the largest increase for the district in 15 […]

FPRA Southwest Florida Chapter Announces Call For Entries For ‘Local Image Awards’

FPRA Southwest Florida Chapter Announces Call For Entries For ‘Local Image Awards’

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2021) – The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (SWFL-FPRA) announces a call for entries for its annual “Local Image Awards” competition, which recognizes outstanding communications programs, presentations and campaigns. Entries are open to marketers, communicators, graphic designers, advertising gurus and public relations professionals. “The Image Awards are for any […]

St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center And Community Eye Center Join Quigley Eye Specialists

St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center And Community Eye Center Join Quigley Eye Specialists

Dr. Joseph W. Spadafora, D.O. FORT MYERS, FL., January 7, 2021 — Quigley Eye Specialists, which is a Southwest Florida leader in the diagnosis and treatment of vision disorders, is pleased to announce that St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center and Community Eye Center have merged with Quigley Eye Specialists.  St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center and Community […]

Protect Yourself Against COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

Protect Yourself Against COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

As COVID-19 vaccine distribution begins, Sheriff Carmine Marceno wants you to be aware of emerging fraud schemes: You are asked to pay out of pocket to get the vaccine. You are asked to pay to put your name on a vaccine waiting list or to get early access. Advertisements for vaccines through social media platforms, […]

New Constitutional Officers Sworn-in, Branning And Caldwell Take Office In Lee County

New Constitutional Officers Sworn-in, Branning And Caldwell Take Office In Lee County

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 5, 2021) – There is a changing of the guard at two Lee County government offices. This morning, Noelle Branning was sworn-in as the new Lee County Tax Collector, replacing Larry Hart, while Matt Caldwell took office as Property Appraiser, replacing Ken Wilkinson. Both Hart and Wilkinson announced their retirements last year. […]

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