Category: Community

Goodwill’s MicroEnterprise Program Receives $3,250 Grant From Zonta Foundation Of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Goodwill’s MicroEnterprise Program Receives $3,250 Grant From Zonta Foundation Of Southwest Florida, Inc. Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida

Helping women-owned business with start-up funds Ft. Myers, FL – Goodwill’s MicroEnterprise Institute received a grant from the Zonta Foundation of Southwest Florida, Inc. for women who graduate from the program and complete their feasibility plan demonstrating a viable business idea. This is the fourth year that the Zonta Foundation of Southwest Florida has awarded the program […]

Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Elects Four New Board Members At Annual Meeting

Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Elects Four New Board Members At Annual Meeting Retired U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney honored

Retired U.S. Rep Francis Rooney honored NAPLES, Fla. (Jan. 21, 2021) – The Conservancy of Southwest Florida members elected four new directors for four-year terms on the board of directors. Nancy Anthony, Pam Brown, Leslie Frécon and Tom Watkins were elected at the organization’s 57th Annual Members’ Meeting on Jan. 19, held virtually. During the meeting, […]

Keep Lee County Beautiful “Leave The Scene Clean” Calendar Sponsorship

Keep Lee County Beautiful “Leave The Scene Clean” Calendar Sponsorship

[Fort Myers, FL] (January 19, 2021) For over 30 years, Keep Lee County Beautiful has been producing an environmental art calendar featuring winning artwork from students across Lee County.  The calendar, which is used as an educational tool, is distributed throughout the school system and during KLCB events.  KLCB donates calendars to schools to serve as a source of […]

Lee Health Foundation Announces Board Of Trustees

Lee Health Foundation Announces Board Of Trustees

J. Pason Gaddis / Chairperson, Lee Health Foundation FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 18, 2021) – Lee Health Foundation has announced its 2021 board of trustees, with J. Pason Gaddis returning as chairperson. Trustees help guide philanthropic initiatives for Lee Health Foundation, which is celebrating 25 years of supporting lifesaving health and wellness programs in Southwest Florida. […]

Growing Climate Solutions Announces New ‘SWFL Climate Compass Series’

Growing Climate Solutions Announces New ‘SWFL Climate Compass Series’

NAPLES, Fla. (Jan. 15, 2021) – Growing Climate Solutions: Path to Positive Southwest Florida has announced a new speaker series to address the changing climate and its impact on the region. The SWFL Climate Compass Series will feature prominent national speakers discussing critical aspects of the changing climate, including politics, maritime activity and real estate. […]

This Is What Happens When A Business And Its Customers Come Together To Support A Charitable Cause

This Is What Happens When A Business And Its Customers Come Together To Support A Charitable Cause

By Michael Wynn Sunshine Ace Hardware has long maintained a core value of “Care for your Neighbor.” Meanwhile, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida promotes a tagline that states “Caring people caring for our little people.” A partnership between our two caring entities is a natural fit. For years, Sunshine Ace has supported dozens of […]

Lehigh Acres Fire Control And Rescue District Officially Breaks Ground For Station 106

Lehigh Acres Fire Control And Rescue District Officially Breaks Ground For Station 106

The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District (LAFCRD) officially broke ground at the site for Station 106 this morning. LAFCRD Chief Officers, Commissioners, and firefighters joined members of Wright Construction for the celebratory groundbreaking at the site. Station 106 is positioned in the Northwest section of the District on Sunshine Blvd, between 48th and 49th Street […]

Family Movie Night: On The Lawn And On The Big Screen!

Family Movie Night: On The Lawn And On The Big Screen!

The Princess Bride on the Outdoor GreenMarket Lawn Saturday, February 27 • A delightfully postmodern fairy tale and family fun treat, The Princess Bride is a clever, intelligent mix of swashbuckling, romance and comedy that takes an age-old damsel-in-distress story and makes it fresh and fun. Seating is limited and attendees will purchase a pass for a 6×6 […]

East Lee Heads Into A Challenging Period As Communities And The Country Confront Post Holiday Pandemic Surges

East Lee Heads Into A Challenging Period As Communities And The Country Confront Post Holiday Pandemic Surges Mike Welch

By Mike Welch Well… We were warned that there would be a surge upon surge of the pandemic due to holiday activities. As we prepare for the development of community vaccination outreach programs to inoculate our seniors and vulnerable persons first – we are all encouraged to “mask-up”. Public health is not a singular situation. […]

Lehigh Community Services: 2021 Events and Aid

Lehigh Community Services: 2021 Events and Aid Carolyn Peplow

By Carolyn Peplow 2021 has arrived, Lehigh Community Services would like to wish each of you and your families a year of happiness and good health.  FREE tax preparation is available now at Lehigh Community Services, 201 Plaza Dr. Suite #3. The VITA program (voluntary income tax assistance) has volunteer preparers certified by the IRS. […]

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