Month: April 2021

Sheriff Carmine Marceno’s April Safety And Security Tip: Reducing The Likelihood Of Becoming A Victim Of Crime

Sheriff Carmine Marceno’s April Safety And Security Tip: Reducing The Likelihood Of Becoming A Victim Of Crime Safety & Security Tip - Lee County Sheriff's Office

Criminals are opportunistic.  An easy target, a lack of witnesses, a dimly-lit location, a distracted victim all dramatically improve a criminal’s ability to easily commit a crime. One’s best defense is to eliminate, or significantly reduce, one’s vulnerability! Criminals scout locations and conditions where the likelihood of being detected is low.  Dark and desolate parking […]

First-Of-Its-Kind Autism Support Center Opens In Southwest Florida

First-Of-Its-Kind Autism Support Center Opens In Southwest Florida

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — March 29, 2021 —The new Family Initiative Autism Support Center at 734 SW 4th Street in Cape Coral will mark the grand opening of its Lizbeth Benacquisto Building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by an invitation-only reception beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 8, 2021. The 3,900 square-foot facility is Southwest […]

Tips For Decorating Your Home On A Tight Budget

Tips For Decorating Your Home On A Tight Budget

By Kat McNabb We’ve all browsed through a department store catalog or furniture showroom, coming across a beautiful piece that would look great in our family room. It’s the right color, the right size, the right quality and the right style… but way out of our price range. It happens. A lot. April is National […]

The Preserve Welcomes Ryan Keller As Executive Director

The Preserve Welcomes Ryan Keller As Executive Director

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 25, 2021) —Ryan Keller, NHA, has been named the new Executive Director for The Preserve, a skilled nursing and assisted living community in Fort Myers. Keller is transferring from within the Volunteers of America organization after serving as the Associate Executive Director for Homestead at Anoka in Minnesota since 2012. With his […]

The 2021 Pollen-pocalypse: How To Stay Protected During Allergy Season In Southwest Florida

The 2021 Pollen-pocalypse: How To Stay Protected During Allergy Season In Southwest Florida

By Justin Ceravolo, PharmD, pharmacist at Cypress Pharmacy It’s that time of year again – the sniffling, sneezing and suffering of allergy season caused by the telltale yellow dust that blankets Southwest Florida for months.  With longer and warmer seasons each year, the spring and fall pollen is literally and figuratively growing worse. Right now, […]

Be On HIGH Alert For SCAMMERS

Be On HIGH Alert For SCAMMERS

Scammers always adapt to the ever-changing environment, and we want to remind you to be on high alert for some of the new ways these thieves are working to steal your information. It is important to be vigilant with your personal information year-round; however, with the recent economic stimulus packages and a busy tax season, […]

Half Cent Sales Tax Revenue Benefits Schools And Students

Half Cent Sales Tax Revenue Benefits Schools And Students

It has been two years since the School District of Lee County received its first disbursement from the half cent sales tax voters approved in November 2018.  The check was for $6.3 million.  Since taking effect, the School District has collected more than $163 million. “I can’t thank the community enough for their support,” says […]

LAFCRD Relaunches Youth Fire Cadet Program

LAFCRD Relaunches Youth Fire Cadet Program

The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District is relaunching Cadet Post 102, a youth-oriented program focusing on the vocational study of professional firefighting. The program was originally launched in March of 2020, but meetings were halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With safety precautions in place, the advisors are looking forward to welcoming cadets […]

Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association Hires Angela Foster As Director Of Professional Development

Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association Hires Angela Foster As Director Of Professional Development

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 23, 2021) – The Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association (RPCRA) has announced the hiring of Angela Foster as director of professional development. Foster brings more than 20 years of experience to her director role, where she will be responsible for creating and managing RPCRA’s professional development offerings that empower Realtor members to […]

Top Domestic Destinations For Summer 2021

Top Domestic Destinations For Summer 2021

By Stephen Myers COVID-19 thwarted summer vacation plans last year, but the 2021 summer travel season is poised for a significant rebound. Although tourist attractions and theme parks have reopened across much of the country, many leisure travelers are still avoiding crowded spaces. It is impossible to social distance in vacation hot-spots like Times Square […]

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