Category: Families

LAFCRD Announces Design For 2022 Breast Cancer Awareness Shirt; Website For Ordering Is Open

LAFCRD Announces Design For 2022 Breast Cancer Awareness Shirt; Website For Ordering Is Open

By Katie Heck  In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District is raising funds for Pink Heals by selling limited-edition shirts. This annual fundraiser, organized by Field Training Officer Sarah Gribbin, has raised almost $30,000 for the Pink Heals organization since 2017. This year’s shirt design features the […]

Back to Campus!

Back to Campus!

By Alina Gonzalez-Dockery, Esquire; Life Law Planning August is here which brings the excitement of wrapping up the summer vacation and preparing our newly graduated high school students and college co-eds for their next big adventure…College. I love walking around Target, Marshall’s, and Home Goods and seeing the amazing decorating ideas for the college dorms and […]

Celebrate the Fourth of July Safely

Celebrate the Fourth of July Safely

By Chief DiLallo Every Fourth of July, your local first responders encourage you to leave dangerous fireworks to the professionals. While most public firework displays canceled, our message on safety remains the same. Fireworks are dangerous, and the increase in small displays at home this holiday weekend could lead to more injuries. Even though we […]

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 […]

The Salvation Army: A Letter from Major Lane

The Salvation Army: A Letter from Major Lane

By Major Brenda Lane Dear Friends and Community Family, I hope this note finds each of you well and enjoying the Summer weather we are having, and yes, the rain, we need the rain. June brings us to the halfway mark for the year 2022!! Can you believe how fast it is passing with each […]

Summer Breakspot To Provide Free Breakfast And Lunch While School Is Out

Summer Breakspot To Provide Free Breakfast And Lunch While School Is Out

Submitted By Rob Spicker The School District of Lee County is partnering with the Florida’s Summer BreakSpot program to keep children healthy and well-nourished while school is out. The Summer BreakSpot Program allows the District’s Food and Nutrition Services Department to provide free meals to children who are 18 years and younger at no cost […]

2022 Sales Tax Holidays And Exemption Periods For The State Of Florida

2022 Sales Tax Holidays And Exemption Periods For The State Of Florida

Submitted By Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co., P.A Every year various states offer sales tax holidays and/or tax-free dates to help reduce the cost burden for its residents. The Florida Department of Revenue has released the 2022 sales tax holidays and exemptions for residents. We have compiled a list of the upcoming dates to […]

New Therapy Using Sand Helps Grieving Children At Valerie’s House

New Therapy Using Sand Helps Grieving Children At Valerie’s House

Submitted By: Susan Bennett Playing in the sand is no longer limited to the Southwest Florida beaches for children at Valerie’s House. The nonprofit that helps children grieve the death of a loved one is now specialized in a new kind of play therapy, called Sand Tray Therapy. The new approach to counseling for Valerie’s […]

February Programs at Lakes Regional Library

February Programs at Lakes Regional Library

Submitted By: Courtney Barr Next month’s roster of activities at Lakes Regional Library offers topics for all ages. The following activities are free to the public: Adult Crafternoon: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 – Create hand painted glasses in this fun craft program for adults. Seating is limited; registration required. Book Discussion | “Project Hail […]

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