Month: March 2022

Spring Fling Event At The Edison Mall – March 12th

Spring Fling Event At The Edison Mall – March 12th

Edison Mall welcomes spring in a family friendly community event featuring Arts and Crafts Food Trucks Eco Friendly Activities Artistic Performances Tantalizing treats for the ears, eyes and mouth Selfie Stations and Memory Makers KidX activity Pop Up Shops and so much more! March 12th, from 12 – 4 PM, we will be hosting our […]

The Excitement in Lehigh Acres

The Excitement in Lehigh Acres

By: Butch Swank Fun, fun, and fun! One of the things I like best about writing these articles is highlighting some of the great things going on in Lehigh Acres. For instance, did you know Lehigh just hosted the 6th Annual Powerlifting America Southwest Florida Open Championships? It’s true. Really! My friend David Deetscreek and […]

Listening To Those Who Are Smarter Than Us

Listening To Those Who Are Smarter Than Us

By: Jesse Nadell I have never introduced myself in this forum, but my name is Jesse Nadell and I am founding member and member of the executive committee of the Southwest Florida Business Alliance and also a local Advisor, licensed registered representative, and retirement income specialist.  I am often asked questions about what I think […]

Rising In The East: A Message From Sheriff Carmine Marceno

Rising In The East: A Message From Sheriff Carmine Marceno

By: Sheriff Carmine Marceno The SW Florida senior population is substantial and growing.  While many seniors live on their own, a good number of them are not security-savvy and could use a bit of help from others. Many seniors have come here from rural and/or sparsely populated areas and grew up during a time when […]

Annual Strategic Planning Session 2022

Annual Strategic Planning Session 2022

By: Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass The Lee Board of County Commissioners held our Annual Strategic Planning Session last month. This was an informal meeting with my fellow commissioners and County Management staff to discuss the progress we’ve made as a County during this past year, and to look ahead at challenges facing us in the future. […]

East Lee County Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Annual Gala and Awards Presentations – March 19th

East Lee County Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Annual Gala and Awards Presentations – March 19th

By: Mike Welch At this writing, the local Chamber of Commerce is busy at work with preparations for its Annual Gala and with the honoring of those in service to our community in the fields of education, fire and public safety and healthcare.  These past two years have heightened awareness of the men and women […]

Tommy Bohanon Foundation Raises Over $170,000 in 2021

Tommy Bohanon Foundation Raises Over $170,000 in 2021

Submitted by Josh Milton The Tommy Bohanon Foundation is on a mission to support local youth on and off the playing field, and thanks to the generous support of the Southwest Florida community, the organization raised over $170,000 in 2021. Every dollar donated to the Tommy Bohanon Foundation goes directly towards supporting the organization’s mission. […]

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