Month: August 2021

LAFCRD Supports Clips For Cancer Event; Competes For Top Fundraiser

LAFCRD Supports Clips For Cancer Event; Competes For Top Fundraiser

By: Katie Heck The battle is on! On September 10, firefighters from across Southwest Florida will have their heads shaved by Golisano Children’s Hospital patients battling cancer, all while engaging in a friendly competition to see who can raise the most funds for the cause. Support the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District’s fundraising […]

It is Hottt! We Have Fans!!!

It is Hottt! We Have Fans!!!

By: Major Brenda Lane We at The Salvation Army Lehigh Service Center are concerned for the older population and families with young children in our community. We all know how terribly hot it is during these months. There are many of those we mentioned, living without Air Conditioning. The extreme heat that we experience here […]

Heat-Related Illness Prevention

Heat-Related Illness Prevention

By: Katie Heck It’s still hot! Even as we begin the school year it’s important to keep heat-related illnesses in mind. Heat-related illnesses happen when the body is not able to properly cool itself. This can cause damage to the brain and other vital organs. The CDC breaks down tips for preventing heat-related illness into […]

Fraud Alert: Charity Scams

Fraud Alert: Charity Scams

By: Sheriff Carmine Marceno Regrettably, the United States and nearby nations are struggling with catastrophic fires, earthquakes, and illness. Twelve U.S. states are battling 104 large fires that have already burned 2.4 million acres. A 7.2 magnitude earthquake has taken the lives of thousands of our neighbors in Haiti and well over one million island residents […]

Continental Women’s Club

Continental Women’s Club

By: Liz Paul Please join us on Thursday, September 2nd at 11:30 am when our program will feature Angela Katz, Director of Development and Communications for the Lee Association Remarkable Citizens (LARC). Established in 1954, LARC is a training center for success for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Continental Women’s Club meetings are held […]

A New Type of Comic Con Comes to Fort Myers

A New Type of Comic Con Comes to Fort Myers

By: Amanda Mitrani Southwest Florida has become a new home base for Comic Cons and conventions in general. With conventions like SW Florida Con, Space Con, and Caloosa Con breathing a new life into Fort Myers, communities of “nerdy fandoms” like sci-fi, anime, and superheroes have rejoiced in these new opportunities to connect with people […]

Vibe Yoga offers Free Trauma-Informed Yoga Classes for Military and First Responders and Free Meditation Classes

Vibe Yoga offers Free Trauma-Informed Yoga Classes for Military and First Responders and Free Meditation Classes

Yoga classes for seniors, children, teenagers, and Stand-Up Paddle Board are offered in addition to traditional yoga classes at the studio that opened in May Fort Myers, Fla. (July 26, 2021) – Recognizing the healing she experienced from yoga for her own trauma, Lindsay Smith has opened Vibe Yoga at 13461 Parker Commons Blvd., Fort […]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to Explore Unique Ways Companies to Help Their Community at Aug. 18 Luncheon

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to Explore Unique Ways Companies to Help Their Community at Aug. 18 Luncheon

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 19, 2021) – The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 18 will explore the unique ways companies are helping their communities in Southwest Florida. Attendees of the Chamber luncheon will hear from a dynamic panel of local business professionals, who have implemented creative ways to serve […]

Hit Singer-Songwriters Jimmie Allen and Michael Ray Headline Island Hopper Songwriter Fest

Hit Singer-Songwriters Jimmie Allen and Michael Ray Headline Island Hopper Songwriter Fest

Download the free festival app for tickets   LEE COUNTY, Fla. – Island Hopper Songwriter Fest kicks off its seventh year with an impressive lineup of talented singer-songwriters including Jimmie Allen and Michael Ray. Allen, who won this year’s Academy of Country Music Award for New Male Artist of the Year, will perform at the highly anticipated pool […]

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