Category: Community

Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! A Happy And Healthy New Year’s Lehigh Acres And East Lee County!

Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! A Happy And Healthy New Year’s Lehigh Acres And East Lee County!

By Mike Welch At this writing the news is grim around our community, state and country as more of our citizens are falling ill to COVID19. These months leading up to a hopeful vaccine means that we as a community need to follow the CDC Guidelines, social distance, wear a mask for God sakes and […]

Happy Holidays And A Look Back At 2020

Happy Holidays And A Look Back At 2020

By Commissioner Ray Sandelli As we head into the holiday season we typically think about the many events of the past year and start to anticipate what the New Year will bring. Fact is, almost nothing about 2020 was ‘typical’! The events of the year posed many challenges and answers seemed elusive at best. What […]

East Lee County Chamber’s 1st Annual Count Your Blessings Lehigh Event

East Lee County Chamber’s 1st Annual Count Your Blessings Lehigh Event

By Katrina Salokar Twenty-one members of our Community in East Lee County, Lehigh Acres, Florida, gathered Thursday, November 19th, 2020, for the first annual Count Your Blessings Lehigh, Business Luncheon presented by City Green Environmental Fertilization, Lawn and Pest Control Services represented by Katherine and Sabrina Osborne. Speakers included Michael Thompson of the SWFL Heroes […]

From Hope To Opportunity: Early Childhood Education Brings Optimism To Immokalee

From Hope To Opportunity: Early Childhood Education Brings Optimism To Immokalee

By Dawn Montecalvo Guadalupe Center recently broke ground on an additional education campus, the second such ceremonial event in as many years. The Van Otterloo Family Campus for Learning will open in early 2022 and will accommodate up to 154 students in the Early Childhood Education Program, as well as 125 high school students in […]

Sullivan State Farm Agencies Support Student Drivers In Lee County

Sullivan State Farm Agencies Support Student Drivers In Lee County

Cape Coral insurance agents provide driving challenge scholarships CAPE CORAL, Fla. (November 19, 2020) – The Sullivan State Farm Agencies recognize the importance of teaching teens to be safe drivers. Cape Coral agents Dawn and Mike Sullivan are proud to announce their support of the Rock the Road Challenge, a first-time driver competition presented by the […]

Is Your Medicare Plan Changing? Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period Ends December 7

Is Your Medicare Plan Changing? Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period Ends December 7

SHINE counselors are available to help review and compare plans Fort Myers, FL (November 18, 2020)— Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period will end on December 7 – will you be one of the millions of Medicare beneficiaries who leave money on the table by not reviewing your plan? The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida’s SHINE […]

Keep Lee County Beautiful Art Contest Now Open

Keep Lee County Beautiful Art Contest Now Open

[Fort Myers, FL] (November 18, 2020) The 32nd annual Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) art contest for the 2022 “Leave The Scene Clean” calendar is now open. The full-size color calendar features the winning environmental artwork from Lee County students.  The art contest is open to all public, private, virtual and home-schooled students.  The students are invited […]

Making Beautiful Music Together

Making Beautiful Music Together

From the Southwest Florida Symphony Second Horn Jennifer French won her permanent position in 2000 after starting as a sub in 1999. Raised in central Florida, she covered her collegiate bases by attending FSU and then finishing both a Bachelor and Master of Music from UF. She is also a founding member of the Southwest […]

First-Time Drivers To Compete For Scholarships In Rock The Road Challenge

First-Time Drivers To Compete For Scholarships In Rock The Road Challenge

Applications now open for Lee County Tax Collector’s driving skills contest FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 9, 2020) — For most teenagers, earning a learner’s permit and getting behind the wheel for the first time is a momentous occasion. The Lee County Tax Collector is making that milestone even more exciting in 2021. The Rock the Road […]

Dress For Success SW Florida Raises Over $90,000

Dress For Success SW Florida Raises Over $90,000

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 4, 2020) – Dress for Success SW Florida raised over $90,000 at its virtual fundraiser, “A REcycled Night in Black & White,” on Oct. 15. The event streamed live from Opulent Lighting and Design, and over 1,200 supporters tuned in to watch from the comfort of their home, some as far away […]

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