Category: Education

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 […]

Local Realtor® Attends Florida’s Largest Real Estate Event Of The Year

Local Realtor® Attends Florida’s Largest Real Estate Event Of The Year

By: Nancy Williamson Nancy Williamson, Realtor®, Realty World C Bagans First located in Lehigh Acres, attended this year’s annual Florida Realtors® Convention & Trade Expo held August 25-28 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. Realtors® from around the state came to the convention to discuss key issues that shape their profession. Members […]

Physicians’ Primary Care Of Southwest Florida Earns National Recognition For Patient-Centered Care

Physicians’ Primary Care Of Southwest Florida Earns National Recognition For Patient-Centered Care

By: Susan Bennett The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida has once again received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida has been recognized as a […]

Publix Super Market Charities Donates Towards 53 Foot Trailer For Midwest Food Bank Florida

Publix Super Market Charities Donates Towards 53 Foot Trailer For Midwest Food Bank Florida

By: Midwest Food Bank Midwest Food Bank of Florida – a volunteer-driven, faith-based organization dedicated to alleviating hunger, malnutrition and providing disaster relief locally receives generous contribution towards essential fleet trailers from Publix Super Market Charities. In 2020, the Midwest Food Bank Florida truck drove over 170,000 miles, rescuing over $52 million worth of food, […]

Rising In The East: A Message From Sheriff Marceno

Rising In The East: A Message From Sheriff Marceno

By: Sheriff Carmine Marceno At times, I believe that people forget that driving a motor vehicle is a privilege…not a right granted by the Constitution. As a privilege granted to those who demonstrate the skills and abilities necessary to operate a multi-ton piece of machinery, this privilege comes with a significant amount of responsibility. Drivers […]

Edison Mall Gives Thanks to Local Teachers

Edison Mall Gives Thanks to Local Teachers

Honoring Our Educational Frontline Workers With A Day Of Appreciation By: Angeli Chin The start of a new school year can bring about excitement, whether through reconnecting with friends or preparing for a year full of new things to learn. Whether students and teachers are reentering the classroom for the first time, continuing to learn […]

Lee County School District Earns 2021 Aetna Workplace Well-Being Award

Lee County School District Earns 2021 Aetna Workplace Well-Being Award

Submitted By: Rob Spicker The School District of Lee County is proud to announce it has received an Above and Beyond Silver level Aetna Workplace Well-being Award. The District has a strong commitment to improving employee health and features a comprehensive well-being strategy that employees are passionate about. The award is the culmination of the […]

Child Care of Southwest Florida elevates STEAM instruction through grant

Child Care of Southwest Florida elevates STEAM instruction through grant

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 8, 2021) – Child Care of Southwest Florida introduced additional STEAM instruction – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math – to students through a generous grant from the Cape Coral Community Foundation. The STEAM initiative brought hands-on learning opportunities to students in the nonprofit’s pre-Kindergarten program, as well as new curriculum […]

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