Category: Community

Keep Lee County Beautiful nets 540 pounds of litter during cleanup

Keep Lee County Beautiful nets 540 pounds of litter during cleanup

Local nonprofit collects debris from three sections of Manuel’s Branch [Fort Myers, FL] – Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) partnered with Gutteridge Haskins & Davey (GHD) and the City of Fort Myers on Public Lands Day, September 25, to clean up Manuel’s Branch Neighborhood Park and a section of the 3.5-mile stream that is […]

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner helps feed busy healthcare workers at Gulf Coast Medical Center

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner helps feed busy healthcare workers at Gulf Coast Medical Center

FORT MYERS, Fla. – As we have begun to resume some semblance of normal life, we must not forget the burden and sacrifice that continues to be borne by our local healthcare heroes. Exhausting 12-hour shifts filled with full wards of very sick patients, strict safety measures, and a constant feeling of fear or grief have become the norm […]

Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs is looking for volunteers

Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs is looking for volunteers

Volunteers can work as gardeners, animal caretakers, educational tour guides, and special events, operations, and office support BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – The Wonder Gardens is looking for volunteers in a variety of areas at the 85-year-old attraction in Bonita Springs. Opportunities are available indoors and outdoors for high school, college students, and adults. Teenagers under […]

Love That Dress! shopping event raises $65,000 for Pace Center for Girls

Love That Dress! shopping event raises $65,000 for Pace Center for Girls

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Pace Center for Girls, Lee’s popular fundraising event, Love That Dress!, has raised $65,000 to support Pace Lee programs. “We’re thankful for all who came out to this year’s Love That Dress!, joining our efforts to empower Pace girls in finding their voice and achieving their full potential,” said Jennifer Cellitti, […]

Continental Women’s Club

Continental Women’s Club

By: Liz Paul Please join us on Thursday, October 7th at 11:30 am when our program will feature Tamara Pigott, Executive Director of Lee County Visitor and Convention Bureau. Learn how our area is currently being promoted and marketed to the travel and tourism industry. Continental Women’s Club meetings are held on the first Thursday […]

County Commissioners Cut Taxes, Lower Debt & Improve Roadways

County Commissioners Cut Taxes, Lower Debt & Improve Roadways

By: Commissioner Brian Hamman Throughout the past several months we’ve all been warned about higher inflation and now because of the failed economic policies at the national level, we’re seeing it first hand with higher prices at the gas pumps and grocery stores. Fortunately, here at home, your Board of County Commissioners has remained steadfast […]

Get Hired SWFL! Career & Job Fair Coming to Edison Mall Oct. 22

Get Hired SWFL! Career & Job Fair Coming to Edison Mall Oct. 22

SWFL Business Network Brings Opportunities For Businesses & Community Members By: Taylor Wilson The Southwest Florida Business Network and the Southwest Florida Business Alliance will host a job fair at the Edison Mall on October 22, 2021, from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. The job fair will showcase employment opportunities from across Lee county and […]

Kindergarten Pre-Registration Opens September 27th

Kindergarten Pre-Registration Opens September 27th

By: Rob Spicker The School District of Lee County opened pre-registration today for students who will start kindergarten in August 2022. Pre-registration is available until November 30th. Signing up early allows parents to avoid the lengthy wait times often experienced during the traditional student enrollment period. “Last year we had 2,500 new kindergarten students who […]

Lehigh Acres/East Lee Prepares For The Season!

Lehigh Acres/East Lee Prepares For The Season!

By: Mike Welch As the slight feeling that the weather is turning a little cooler with a slight drop in the humidity – the “Season” is upon us. At this writing so far, we have been fortunate during this storm season that officially ends at the end of next month. Fingers crossed! THE SALVATION ARMY […]

Lehigh Community Services Announce Thanksgiving Registration Dates

Lehigh Community Services Announce Thanksgiving Registration Dates

By: Carolyn Peplow Thanksgiving Baskets will be distributed the week before Thanksgiving to families in Lehigh Acres, preregistration is required. Registration for 2021 – 2 days only Friday, October 29, and Saturday, October 30. Register at Christ United Methodist Church at 1430 Homestead Rd N; 9 am – 3 pm either day. Please bring a […]

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