Month: February 2022

The Lee County Government Never Stops Working For You

The Lee County Government Never Stops Working For You

By: Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass Happy New Year! Although this past year brought some challenges, we have had many more successes and I have no doubt 2022 will be a great year for Lee County! I was recently selected by my fellow County Commissioners to serve as Chair for the upcoming year. Lee County government never […]

Rising In The East: A Message From Sheriff Carmine Marceno

Rising In The East: A Message From Sheriff Carmine Marceno

By: Sheriff Carmine Marceno Nationwide, law enforcement is receiving a growing number of reports regarding stolen catalytic converters. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office East District has, similarly, been receiving an increased number of calls for service regarding these thefts. The catalytic converter is a component of a vehicle exhaust system designed to reduce pollutants released […]

Celebrating The Stars In Our Community! Chamber Gala March 19th

Celebrating The Stars In Our Community! Chamber Gala March 19th

By: Mike Welch This year the Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating its 59th year and it will be celebrating those who serve our community in various capacities including our teachers, law enforcement, emergency care and fire fighters and our health care professionals. A copy of the invitation is included in this issue. Please call […]

Free Federal Tax Return Preparation Service Offered By United Way Vita Program Volunteers

Free Federal Tax Return Preparation Service Offered By United Way Vita Program Volunteers

Submitted By: Patrice Cunningham Tax Season has officially opened, and United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades’ free tax filing assistance program is ready to assist Lehigh Acres residents keep more of their hard-earned money. The United Way VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program provides free federal tax filing services, at both Lehigh Community Services […]

February Programs at Lakes Regional Library

February Programs at Lakes Regional Library

Submitted 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: Adult Crafternoon: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 – Create hand painted glasses in this fun craft program for adults. Seating is limited; registration required. Book Discussion | “Project Hail […]

Itech Center For Manufacturing Offers Tour And Discussion On Skilled Workforce In Today’s Economy

Itech Center For Manufacturing Offers Tour And Discussion On Skilled Workforce In Today’s Economy

Local Tech College Offers Pipeline To Skilled Labor For Manufacturers Submitted By: Josh Milton It doesn’t seem today’s labor issues are going away anytime soon. Manufacturing companies need to think differently about how to obtain a skilled workforce. iTECH and their Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME), are a great Southwest Florida resource, offering a pipeline […]

Family Initiative Receives $14,680 Donation In Support Of Autism Acceptance

Family Initiative Receives $14,680 Donation In Support Of Autism Acceptance

Submitted By: Jessica Wisdom Family Initiative, an autism and child welfare community services organization based in Cape Coral, Florida received a $14,680 donation from Reliabilityweb.com’s annual International Maintenance Conference. Reliabilityweb.com, based in Fort Myers, is committed to discovering effective approaches to making asset managers, reliability leaders and maintenance professionals safer, more successful, and more sustainable. […]

Good Grief! What is Going On With The Price Of Homeowners Insurance?

Good Grief! What is Going On With The Price Of Homeowners Insurance?

By: Butch Swank Last year I wrote an article explaining why our home insurance market was so broken. Guess what? It’s still pretty banged up. My agency gets calls daily from frantic people wanting help because they’re either getting dropped by their insurance carrier or their rate skyrocketed. The odds are good that you’ve always […]

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