Category: East Lee Corridor

Lehigh Regional Medical Center And Lehigh Medical Group Are Participating In The Galenus Group’s Biggest Health Fair

Lehigh Regional Medical Center And Lehigh Medical Group Are Participating In The Galenus Group’s Biggest Health Fair

By: Julie Lawrence Lehigh Regional Medical Center and Lehigh Medical Group are proud to be among local health care providers in participation at the Biggest Health Fair in Lehigh Acres, brought to the community by The Galenus Group. The community event will be held Saturday, October 8 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at 1530 Lee Blvd. […]

Bringing The Community Together With Love Lehigh

Bringing The Community Together With Love Lehigh

By Charlene Golden Last year’s Easter Egg Hunt at Christ United Methodist Church sparked the formation of a whole new organization for the people and groups of Lehigh Acres. Love Lehigh is now an organization for groups in the area to come together and share information on their events and programs, and even build off […]

East Lee Remembers Commissioner Frank Mann (1941–2022)

East Lee Remembers Commissioner Frank Mann (1941–2022)

By Mike Welch Lee County Commissioner Frank Mann passed away on Tuesday, June 21,2022 at his home in Alva after a battle with pancreatic cancer. All who met Frank knew him for his gregarious personality. Our condolences go out to his wife of 61 years Mary Lee and his family. A lifelong resident of Lee […]

Ongoing Construction-Site Theft

Ongoing Construction-Site Theft

By Sheriff Carmine Marceno Last August, I reached out to a number of areas in our county regarding the theft of materials, tools and appliances from new construction sites. In response to this growing nationwide issue, I formed the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Construction Theft Unit and dedicated significant resources in an effort to proactively […]

Lehigh Acres Update From District 2

Lehigh Acres Update From District 2

By Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass Another busy season has come and gone, but it’s clear that Lee County is a year round destination. Our SWFL International Airport had a record breaking month this past March with more than 1.5 million passengers in its 39 year history The tourism industry continues to be a vital resource for […]

Congratulations To Our High School Graduates – Lehigh/East Lee Finishes The “Season”

Congratulations To Our High School Graduates – Lehigh/East Lee Finishes The “Season”

By Mike Welch As we move into the summer months our communities will adapt to a little less congestion on the roadways, the end of the school year and an ever-watchful eye on the tropics. Lee County Commissioner aptly points out that the County Government is moving into hurricane preparations and strongly suggests that you […]

Aggressive Driving, Road Rage On The Rise

Aggressive Driving, Road Rage On The Rise

By: Sheriff Carmine Marceno The growth of population and the increased traffic that accompanies such growth appears to generate a rise in patterns of driver frustration. Sprinkle in the additional stressors of a pandemic, inflation and the other tensions that most of us experience and you have a recipe for “road rage.” Some drivers engage […]

Awards Gala 2022

Awards Gala 2022

By: Mike Welch The East Lee County Chamber of Commerce had its Annual Awards Gala at the Plantation Golf & Country Club on March 19th with close to 230 guests in attendance.  Lee County Commissioner and Vice-Chair Ray Sandelli kicked off the event with expressions of thanks to the Chamber and our community servants:  teachers, […]

Spring Fling Event At The Edison Mall – March 12th

Spring Fling Event At The Edison Mall – March 12th

Edison Mall welcomes spring in a family friendly community event featuring Arts and Crafts Food Trucks Eco Friendly Activities Artistic Performances Tantalizing treats for the ears, eyes and mouth Selfie Stations and Memory Makers KidX activity Pop Up Shops and so much more! March 12th, from 12 – 4 PM, we will be hosting our […]

Annual Strategic Planning Session 2022

Annual Strategic Planning Session 2022

By: Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass The Lee Board of County Commissioners held our Annual Strategic Planning Session last month. This was an informal meeting with my fellow commissioners and County Management staff to discuss the progress we’ve made as a County during this past year, and to look ahead at challenges facing us in the future. […]

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