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Our Real Estate Market Is Changing

June 28, 2022

By Amy Admire Have you ever noticed that real estate has always been a big topic of conversation? It really...

Bringing The Community Together With Love Lehigh

June 28, 2022

By Charlene Golden Last year’s Easter Egg Hunt at Christ United Methodist Church sparked the formation of a whole new...

The Lehigh Acres Senior Center Offers So Much For Our Seniors Every Month!

June 28, 2022

By Lehigh Acres Senior Center We are offering several dance and fitness programs ranging from beginner to intermediate. Dancercise is...

Yay! He’s talking about insurance again!

June 9, 2022

Listen, I know not everyone is passionate about insurance like I am but everybody, and I mean everybody, likes saving...

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Peggie’s Place Cafe

June 8, 2022

Submitted By Lehigh Acres Senior Center Peggie’s Place Cafe’ is open from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. They serve soups, sandwiches and other snacks, along with bi-weekly meals on Mondays. Rose Ann Marr is the Kitchen Manager as well as the President of the Board of Directors...

Lehigh Acres Senior Center Gift Shop Has An eBay Store

June 8, 2022

Submitted By Lehigh Acres Senior Center The Golden Shell is located within the Lehigh Acres Senior Center at 219 Plaza Dr. Lehigh Acres, FL 33936. The Golden Shell store is run by volunteer Linda Dillon who is also a board member of the Lehigh Acres Senior Citizens Center, Inc. (LASCC)...

Coldwell Banker Hosting Networking & Ribbon Cutting Events

June 8, 2022

By Amanda Mitrani Amy Admire & Catherine Van Til with the Southwest Florida Homes Team of Coldwell Banker are happy to announce their membership in the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, and they would like to invite you to celebrate with them. Join the team at their special ribbon-cutting...

Planning For Your Final Curtain Call

June 8, 2022

By Alina Gonzalez-Dockery Do you believe to make a will is depressing or a sure ticket to planning one’s death? What if drafting your will or trust is the most certain way of living in the moment? This subject was part of the theme of season 3 finale of 9-1-1...

Buy A Blanket, Save A Life

June 8, 2022

By Kathryn Sisson Fine Folk Pizza has a new product on their menu, but not one that goes in your stomach. They are selling pizza themed blankets. 100% of the proceeds will go to the Because of Zane organization and scholarship fund. Because of Zane is an organization whose mission...

2022 Sales Tax Holidays And Exemption Periods For The State Of Florida

June 8, 2022

Submitted By Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co., P.A Every year various states offer sales tax holidays and/or tax-free dates to help reduce the cost burden for its residents. The Florida Department of Revenue has released the 2022 sales tax holidays and exemptions for residents. We have compiled a list...

Yay! He’s Talking About Insurance Again!

June 8, 2022

By Butch Swank Listen, I know not everyone is passionate about insurance like I am but everybody, and I mean everybody, likes saving money. Well, in the homeowner’s insurance world everything has been going the wrong direction regarding dollar bills, so, in my mind, that means everybody will be interested...

Meet Alina Maria Gonzalez-Dockery, Recently Honored As A 2021 Top Latina Lider In Florida

April 6, 2022

Submitted By: Katrina Salokar Latin Times Media and Magazine honored Florida’s Top Latino Leaders at the 3rd Annual Ford Taste of Latino Festival. The event occurred recently in Historic Ybor City at the famed Centro Asturiano, a site listed in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The following excerpts...

Rainbow Bridge

January 5, 2022

By Dr. Veja Tillman, DVM There is a bridge connecting Heaven and Earth. It is called the Rainbow Bridge because of all its beautiful colors. Just this side of the Rainbow Bridge there is a land of meadows, hills and valleys with lush green grass. When a beloved pet dies,...

Ambitrans Looking From Emt’s And Paramedics

December 9, 2021

By Toni Wampler Ambitrans Ambulance is the largest provider of private ambulance transportation in Southwest Florida. Our company began in 1983 as a small company and has grown exponentially in almost 40 years. Today we serve the needs of five counties from Collier County to Manatee County. Ambitrans corporate office...

The Santagram Returns! Order Yours Today!
Gateway’s Own Fine Folk Pizza Launches Holiday Initiative

December 9, 2021

By Josh Soto The brains are back at it again. With 2021 being a long year for all, the team knew it was time to bring Fort Myers some good old fashion cheer! Fine Folk Pizza is excited to announce that the 2021 Pizza Santagram is back. Enter, the PIZZA...

Holiday Bags For Local Kids In Foster Care

December 9, 2021

By Alyssa Stoner Katz Counseling and Educational Psychology is showing our Christmas spirit this year with our involvement in ‘Holiday Hope Cases’, a successful drive to help children in the foster care system. We want to give our community a chance to proudly participate by stuffing a bag then either...

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The Big I

December 9, 2021

By Butch Swank I have lived in Lehigh Acres since 2004. Many have lived here much longer than me, and we’re so very lucky to have thousands that are brand new to our community. One unique aspect of Lehigh is that it’s a huge area. It was originally planned in...

SWFL Business Network Report From The Field

November 3, 2021

There have been a few FIRSTS for our very active group of networkers this Fall: Friday Night Alive happened in the Edison Mall, where 15 members and guests came together to network one Friday night and attend the after-party at the Twisted Crab for amazing seafood. The first-ever SWFL Business...

Representative Roach Files Bill To Require Disclosure Of Financial Interests For Municipal Officials

November 3, 2021

Representative Spencer Roach filed HB 301 to increase transparency in local government by requiring municipal elected officials to publicly disclose their financial interests and assets. Currently, mayors and city council members are not required to file a full and public disclosure of financial interests. Instead, they file a statement with...

Camera Club Resumes Bi-Monthly Meetings

November 3, 2021

Photographers at all levels of ability are invited to the regular bi-monthly meetings of the Fort Myers Camera Club. Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month (from November 3 to April 6) from 7-9 p.m. Meetings are held at the United Methodist Church, 8570 Cypress Lake Dr.,...

SWFL Business Alliance Hosted Successful Inaugural Luncheon

October 5, 2021

By: Butch Swank The SWFL Business Alliance is happy to announce that our inaugural luncheon was a resounding success! The original intent of the get-together was for local businesses to re-acquaint themselves and support one another while working together to address and solve issues that we face as a community....

Women in Business moves 2021 APEX Awards to Nov. 12

September 7, 2021

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee has announced a new date for its APEX Awards luncheon. The ceremony will now be held on Friday, Nov. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village in Cape Coral. Presented...

MY Shower Door recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in the nation

September 6, 2021

For the sixth time in seven years, MY Shower Door has been recognized among Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing and most successful independent businesses in the country. MY Shower Door ranks 4,878 on the 2021 list, thanks in large part to the company’s tremendous growth in the Tampa/St....

Things Are Looking Bright for Lehigh

September 1, 2021

By: Butch Swank Last month I wrote an article about a group I’m forming with two other people, Katrina Salokar, the East Lee Roar owner, and Jesse Nadell, a financial professional with Prudential. Our announcement generated wildly more interest than I ever allowed myself to imagine. The consistent theme of...

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Buy A Blanket, Save A Life

By Kathryn Sisson Fine Folk Pizza has a new product on their menu, but not one that goes in your stomach. They are selling pizza

Planning For Your Final Curtain Call

By Alina Gonzalez-Dockery Do you believe to make a will is depressing or a sure ticket to planning one’s death? What if drafting your will

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