Month: March 2021

East Lee/Lehigh Acres Welcomes Spring 2021 – Happy Passover! Happy Easter!

East Lee/Lehigh Acres Welcomes Spring 2021 – Happy Passover! Happy Easter!

By Mike Welch With Spring dawning on Lehigh Acres and East Lee County, our communities are opening up cautiously after a long year of pandemic and social and economic stress. As each day passes more sites and opportunities are opening up for citizens to get their COVID-19 vaccine. For more information please see www.MyVaccineFL.gov or […]

The Salvation Army Lehigh Service Center To Assist Lehigh Residents With Electric Bills

The Salvation Army Lehigh Service Center To Assist Lehigh Residents With Electric Bills

By Brenda Lane The Salvation Army Lehigh Service Center would like to let the community know that we currently have funds to assist with electric bills. There are some guidelines that we are required to follow in order to assist. You are welcome to call our office for further information on electric assistance. Our office […]

Lee County Preparing For The Future

Lee County Preparing For The Future Brian Hamman

By Commissioner Brian Hamman One million full-time residents. It’s a reality that will happen in Lee County in the not too distant future. Census projections have us reaching this milestone around the year 2040, however it is likely to occur sooner than that. The good news is that your County Commissioners are planning for this […]

Safety At The Gas Station

Safety At The Gas Station

By Sheriff Carmine Marceno Thefts at gas stations, across the United States, appear to be increasing. Like many other crimes of opportunity, an unlocked vehicle with personal items in sight makes for a quick and easy target. Whether you are simply distracted while pumping gas or inside paying, thieves wait for the opportunity to quickly […]

Feeding Lehigh Acres Children No Child Should Go Hungry In East Lee

Feeding Lehigh Acres Children No Child Should Go Hungry In East Lee

By Cecilia Arnold COVID-19 has been devastating for families in East Lee as it has for millions of people around the globe. Jobs have been terminated, businesses have closed, and lives have been lost. The result has been homelessness and hunger. Residents are scared and struggling to feed their families. For many, Blessings in a […]

Home Insurance Prices Were Stable For The Past Ten Years And Now They Are Spiking. What Happened And What Can I Do About It?

Home Insurance Prices Were Stable For The Past Ten Years And Now They Are Spiking. What Happened And What Can I Do About It?

By Butch Swank Odds are good that if the rate for your homeowner’s insurance has not gone up yet that you are in for a shock when the renewal arrives in the mail. There are three primary reasons why this is happening, and I’ll go into greater detail later in this article. I will also […]

Christ United Methodist Church To Hold Easter Egg Hunt

Christ United Methodist Church To Hold Easter Egg Hunt

By Alyssa Stoner Springtime is here in Southwest Florida! Christ United Methodist Church, sponsored by the East Lee County Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3, 2021 – Egg basket pickup opens at 10am. The event is broken up into different age groups and scheduled at a certain […]

Keep Lee County Beautiful 23rd Annual Great American Cleanup

Keep Lee County Beautiful 23rd Annual Great American Cleanup

Submitted By: Tisha Bayne The Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup is the nation’s largest community improvement program, which takes place in an estimated 20,000 communities nationwide. Here locally, Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) hosted their 23rd annual county-wide cleanup this past Saturday. The windy weather did not stop the over 500 volunteers at […]

Get Situated With Your Home Irrigation, Lighting, And Remodeling Before The Season Ends

Get Situated With Your Home Irrigation, Lighting, And Remodeling Before The Season Ends

By Alyssa Stoner The busy ‘season’ time is when permanent and seasonal residents enjoy the highlights of what Southwest Florida has to offer – Shopping deals, restaurant promotions, events, and of course, the beaches. To say the least, there are too many distractions in the area. Do you have time to think about the time-consuming […]

The ‘Heart Of The Home’ Can Be Biggest Fire Cause

The ‘Heart Of The Home’ Can Be Biggest Fire Cause

Submitted By Jody Van Cooney Family and friends like to gather in the kitchen during holidays as this is the “heart of the home” where home-cooked meals are created with love. The kitchen is being utilized more than ever because of Covid-19. The kitchen—and cooking—can come with risks. Cooking fires are the #1 cause of […]

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