Month: January 2022

Congressman Byron Donalds and Mayor Kevin Anderson to attend Dreams and Inspirations at Edison Mall

Congressman Byron Donalds and Mayor Kevin Anderson to attend Dreams and Inspirations at Edison Mall

Second Annual Dreams & Inspirations Event at Edison Mall WHAT: Edison Mall is kicking off the new year with our second annual Dreams & Inspirations event on Saturday, January 15, 2022 from noon – 4 p.m.  The Dreams & Inspirations event, celebrating Dr. King’s birthday, will be held in the Edison Mall parking lot between JCPenney and […]

Edison Mall – 2nd Annual Dream & Inspirations Event To Honor Dr. King

Edison Mall – 2nd Annual Dream & Inspirations Event To Honor Dr. King

Edison Mall is kicking off the new year with our second annual Dreams & Inspirations event on Saturday, January 15, 2022 from noon – 4 p.m.  The Dreams & Inspirations event, celebrating Dr. King’s birthday, will be held in the Edison Mall parking lot between JCPenney and Monarcas.  Dreams & Inspirations will highlight locally owned businesses, artisans, […]

Another Amazing Year On The Horizon For East Lee County

Another Amazing Year On The Horizon For East Lee County

By Commissioner Brian Hamman As January brings the past year to a close, we look forward to the blessings and opportunities that 2022 will bring for our communities in Lee County. The economic future is bright in both Lehigh Acres and East Lee County.  Through the leadership of your state and local leaders, our economy […]

Representative Roach Files Bill To Eliminate Child Care Costs For Foster Parents

Representative Roach Files Bill To Eliminate Child Care Costs For Foster Parents

By Representative Spencer Roach Today, Representative Spencer Roach filed HB 945 to eliminate the skyrocketing out-of-pocket costs for childcare currently shouldered by foster parents in the state of Florida.  Despite state vouchers that cover a portion of the cost for early learning, there is often a significant difference between what the voucher pays and what […]

East Lee County Chamber Annual Gala Set For March 19th – Plantation Golf And Country Club

East Lee County Chamber Annual Gala Set For March 19th – Plantation Golf And Country Club

By Mike Welch The first quarter of the New Year will see the Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Gala with new additions to the program. THE SHINING STARS AWARDS  In addition to honoring our area teachers as our community’s shining stars, the Chamber also honors our firefighters/EMS personnel as well as member so law enforcement of […]

Valerie’s House Receives $500,000 Challenge Grant To Kick Off Capital Campaign

Valerie’s House Receives $500,000 Challenge Grant To Kick Off Capital Campaign

By Susan Bennett A $500,000 challenge grant has been awarded to Valerie’s House as the cornerstone of a $3 million capital campaign to help the non-profit organization build a permanent home and expand grief support services for children. The challenge grant was awarded by philanthropists David and Linda Lucas, who have been long-time supporters of […]

Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Nature Center Reopens With New, Interactive Experiences

Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Nature Center Reopens With New, Interactive Experiences

By Holly Boldrin Members and visitors of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center will get a fresh interactive experience with the newly renovated Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center, now open to the public. The Dalton Discovery Center, which originally opened in 2012, is an interactive learning center featuring live animals and exhibits that […]

January Programs At Lakes Regional Library

January Programs At Lakes Regional Library

By Courtney Barr Next month’s roster of activities at Lakes Regional Library offers topics for all ages. The following activities are free to the public: English Café: 6p.m. Mondays, Jan. 10, 24, 31. Free informal, conversation sessions for adult ESOL/ESL students. Elvis Presley’s 87th Birthday Bash: 2p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 Join performer Dave Deluca for […]

SWFL Tech appoints 2022 Board of Directors

SWFL Tech appoints 2022 Board of Directors

By Colleen Jorgensen The board of directors of SWFL Tech (SWFRTP) has selected new officers. Wendi Fowler with Beacon Life Tech is president; Terry Dirr with Data2Logistics is treasurer; and Colleen Jorgensen, AT&T is secretary. Chairperson of Technology Leadership is Warren Baucom with Economic Development Office of Lee County. Additional board members include Dr. Huzefa […]

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