Month: June 2021

LAFCRD Promotes Heat-Related Illness Prevention

LAFCRD Promotes Heat-Related Illness Prevention

Heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion or heat stroke, happen when the body is not able to properly cool itself. While the body normally cools itself by sweating, during extreme heat, this might not be enough. In these cases, a person’s body temperature rises faster than it can cool itself down. This can cause damage to […]

Zane Lamprey’s ‘Laughs & Drafts Brewery Tour’ comes to Fort Myers Brewing June 30

Zane Lamprey’s ‘Laughs & Drafts Brewery Tour’ comes to Fort Myers Brewing June 30

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 18, 2021) – Fort Myers Brewing Company will host award-winning travel show host and comedian Zane Lamprey for a night of stand-up comedy and craft beer on Wednesday, June 30. A popular TV travel host for numerous shows, including Three Sheets and Drinking Made Easy, Lamprey has been seen touring the […]

9TH ANNUAL RED, WHITE & BREW TROLLEY EVENT HOSTED JUNE 26TH

9TH ANNUAL RED, WHITE & BREW TROLLEY EVENT HOSTED JUNE 26TH

Annual Bar Crawl Features American-made Beer, Tasty Apps, and an Evening of Patriotic Fun! CAPE CORAL, FL – The South Cape Hospitality & Entertainment Association (SCHEA) announces the 9th Annual South Cape Red, White & Brew Trolley Event on Saturday, June 26th, from 7 pm to 11 pm. This 21+ nightlife event takes guests to […]

Summer BreakSpot to Provide Free Breakfast and Lunch While School is Out

Summer BreakSpot to Provide Free Breakfast and Lunch While School is Out

The School District of Lee County is partnering with the Florida’s Summer BreakSpot program to keep children healthy and well nourished while school is out. The Summer BreakSpot Program allows the District’s Food and Nutrition Services Department to provide free meals to children who are 18 years and younger at no cost to them while school is […]

United Way VITA Program Concludes Extended Tax Season

United Way VITA Program Concludes Extended Tax Season

Providing a $12 Million Impact on Local Economy Fort Myers, FL  (June 16, 2021) – United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has concluded the extended 2021 tax season with tremendous results! United Way’s VITA volunteers provided free tax preparation services to over 6,700 individuals and families who received approximately $9.7 […]

Red, White, & Boom! Mighty Mussels Host Fireworks July 2nd to 4th

Red, White, & Boom! Mighty Mussels Host Fireworks July 2nd to 4th

Some images just scream The United States of America, such as baseball, hot dogs, and fireworks! Experience all of these on three consecutive nights during the upcoming Fourth of July Holiday Weekend, as well as every Friday evening this summer, with a trip to Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex to see the Fort […]

MIDWEST FOOD BANK FLORIDA DONATES MONTHLY FOOD SUPPLIES TO LOCAL SJC BOXING YOUTH MENTOR PROGRAM

MIDWEST FOOD BANK FLORIDA DONATES MONTHLY FOOD SUPPLIES TO LOCAL SJC BOXING YOUTH MENTOR PROGRAM

Fort Myers, FL, June 15, 2021 – Midwest Food Bank of Florida – a volunteer-driven, faith-based organization dedicated to alleviating hunger, and providing disaster relief, partners with local Fort Myers SJC Boxing gym and their Youth Mentor Program. This recently launched SJC Boxing Mentor Program is open to middle and high school students, Monday thru […]

Child Care of Southwest Florida to host teacher workshop on June 19

Child Care of Southwest Florida to host teacher workshop on June 19

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 14, 2021) – Child Care of Southwest Florida is hosting a free continuing education workshop on June 19 to help early childhood education teachers sharpen their classroom leadership skills. “Diving Deeper into Instructional Support” is a three-hour course that will help teachers become better facilitators in the classroom and encourage children […]

Johnson Eyecare in Fort Myers joins US Eye

Johnson Eyecare in Fort Myers joins US Eye

Practice becomes US Eye’s 18th location in Southwest Florida FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 14, 2021) – Johnson Eyecare in Fort Myers is integrating its practice with the US Eye model to enrich patient care and expand service offerings. The new partnership provides Johnson Eyecare patients with direct access to world-renowned surgeons, cutting-edge technology and additional service […]

What dads want for Father’s Day: Grills, drills and thrills

What dads want for Father’s Day: Grills, drills and thrills

By Scott Hamblen Father’s Day arrives each year as temperatures rise and summer takes shape. Between schools letting out and vacation planning, though, Father’s Day often catches people off guard. Besides, dads aren’t the best when it comes to dropping hints about Father’s Day gifts. However, knowing what activities dad likes is the key to […]

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