East Lee News

Fort Myers Brewing’s Chocolate Stout Earns Gold At Nation’s Largest Beer Competition

Fort Myers Brewing’s Chocolate Stout Earns Gold At Nation’s Largest Beer Competition

Submitted By: Emily Golden Fort Myers Brewing Company’s signature Chocolate Stout earned national acclaim with a gold medal at the 2022 Great American Beer Festival competition. Presented by the Brewers Association, the Great American Beer Festival is the nation’s largest commercial beer competition and recognizes the most outstanding beers produced in the United States. Fort […]

Home Insurance Has Fallen And Can’t Get Back Up

Home Insurance Has Fallen And Can’t Get Back Up

By: Butch Swank I’d like to take a departure from my recent articles that have mostly not been business related. There are some important changes coming up for the home insurance marketplace that I want to share. After the November elections our governor, Ron Desantis, has informed the Florida state legislature that he is setting […]

Norman Love Confections Creates #SWFLStrong Florida Box, A Limited-Edition Chocolate Collection To Benefit Hurricane Ian Survivors Through Better Together

Norman Love Confections Creates #SWFLStrong Florida Box, A Limited-Edition Chocolate Collection To Benefit Hurricane Ian Survivors Through Better Together

Submitted By: Holly Boldrin To support Hurricane Ian relief efforts, Norman Love Confections has created the #SWFLStrong Florida Box, with 50% of every purchase through early November going to Better Together, a local nonprofit dedicated to serving families and children. “While Hurricane Ian has devastated parts of Southwest Florida, the people of our community are […]

Grumpy Goat Coffee Launches SWFL STRONG Coffee To Raise Funds For Hurricane Recovery

Grumpy Goat Coffee Launches SWFL STRONG Coffee To Raise Funds For Hurricane Recovery

Submitted By: Randy Mitchelson Grumpy Goat Coffee roastery in Bonita Springs has launched SWFL STRONG coffee. Profits from sales of SWFL STRONG coffee will be donated to Hurricane Ian recovery efforts. The specialty grade, single origin, high altitude coffee is fully traceable and features tasting notes including chocolate, coffee cherry and cocoa flavors and finishes […]

The Craftie Ladies Craft Fair: New Dates

The Craftie Ladies Craft Fair: New Dates

Submitted By: The Craftie Ladies of St. John XXIII Catholic Church If you’ve been to one of our fairs before, you know we have a large variety of top quality, homemade items for sale. In addition to our well-known, exquisite quilts, afghans and hand-knit and crocheted items, there will be pillows, table runners, placemats/napkins, jewelry, […]

Aggressive Driving

Aggressive Driving

By: Sheriff Carmine Marceno In a short time, the county population will swell as visitors from the North migrate to sunny Southwest Florida for the winter months. This influx of visitors and their vehicles make already congested roads a bit more problematic. Aggressive driving makes traveling difficult and dangerous for us all. While patience isn’t […]

A Message From A Lee County School Board Member

A Message From A Lee County School Board Member

By: Cathleen O’Daniel Morgan As we enter our third week post Hurricane Ian, the School Board continue to acknowledge the significant loss and suffering experienced by many in the School District of Lee County community. District and school leaders, staff, students, families, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and the entire community, all were disproportionately impacted by […]

LAFCRD Youth Fire Cadet Program Prepares Young Adults for Future Careers; Former Cadet Shares Positive Impact

LAFCRD Youth Fire Cadet Program Prepares Young Adults for Future Careers; Former Cadet Shares Positive Impact

Submitted By: Katie Heck The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District’s Cadet Post 102 is focused on preparing young adults for a successful future in –and out – of professional firefighting. However, the Post Advisors do have a special focus; encouraging future professional firefighters to stay local and serve their hometown. Now, almost two […]

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