Category: Families

Rockstar Harley-Davidson Donates $50,000 To Local Children’s Charities

Rockstar Harley-Davidson Donates $50,000 To Local Children’s Charities Rockstar Harley-Davidson donates $50K to support local children’s charities in SWFL that are the beneficiaries of the annual Slaw Dog golf tournament. (left to right: Stephanie Hoffman, Lisa Sands, Charlyn Veracka, David Veracka, Lee Knapp and Cecilia St. Arnold.)

(left to right: Stephanie Hoffman, Lisa Sands, Charlyn Veracka, David Veracka, Lee Knapp and Cecilia St. Arnold.) Owners David and Charlyn Veracka have a heart for kids, SWFL community FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2020) – On December 12, 2020, David and Charlyn Veracka representing the entire Rockstar Harley-Davidson family, presented a check for $50,000 to local […]

Literacy Parade Brings Books, Academic Growth To Students At The Children’s Learning Center

Literacy Parade Brings Books, Academic Growth To Students At The Children’s Learning Center

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2020) – Students at The Children’s Learning Center in Fort Myers waved and cheered as Fancy Nancy, Thing 1 and other Dr. Suess characters circled the entrance before delivering a crate full of new books to the early learning center. The unique, socially distanced Children’s Literacy Parade was the result […]

Blessings In A Backpack SWFL Strengthens Its Presence In The Community With Advisory Board Additions

Blessings In A Backpack SWFL Strengthens Its Presence In The Community With Advisory Board Additions Blessings In A Backpack - Who will feed the kids?

Local chapter of national group works to feed hungry children, fill gaps in system FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 16, 2020) – As the need to fight childhood hunger grows in our community due to hardships brought on by COVID-19, Blessings in a Backpack SWFL recently strengthened its base by adding several key community leaders to its […]

Midwest Food Bank, Florida Donates Wish List Items To Cape Coral Animal Shelter

Midwest Food Bank, Florida Donates Wish List Items To Cape Coral Animal Shelter

FORT MYERS, FLORIDA, December 8, 2020 – Inspired by a recent presentation given by Cape Coral Animal Shelter CEO Liz McCauley, MFB-Florida sourced in, and donated specific, much needed items from the shelters Christmas shopping Wish List. CEO Liz and volunteer Randall visited our Fort Myers warehouse to pick up their donation which included items […]

Education Prepares Children For A Lifetime Of Success

Education Prepares Children For A Lifetime Of Success

By Chris Hansen Every child deserves a chance. Research has long proven that a high-quality early childhood education program can make lifechanging differences for children. During the first five years of a child’s life, his or her brain develops by 90%. This period before they enter kindergarten is crucial in their overall development. It’s when […]

Safety Tips For Sports On Wheels

Safety Tips For Sports On Wheels Man on bicycle

Southwest Florida’s weather is beautiful, especially during the winter months.  It’s a good time for everyone to enjoy outdoor sports, especially those on wheels.  Every hour nearly 50 children visit an emergency department with an injury related to activities on wheels. If individuals received a Christmas gift of a sports wheel, such as a bike, […]

Phony Tax Man Calls The Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Phony Tax Man Calls The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Carmine Marceno

By Sheriff Carmine Marceno The IRS phone scam is a con that has cost American taxpayers more than $20 million in financial losses and does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. Once again, Lehigh residents and snowbirds will be targeted in this widespread scheme. Even Deputies and Public Officials are victim to […]

Controlling Fleas In Florida

Controlling Fleas In Florida Hand drawn flea

By Dr. Veja Tillman, DVM There are over 2,000 species of fleas, but the cat flea is the one most likely causing problems for your pet (cat or dog) and in your home. They generally cause allergy and dermatological problems for pets and humans and rarely transmit disease. Fleas are most active around sunset, and […]

FPRA Southwest Florida Chapter Collects Hundreds Of Toys For Children

FPRA Southwest Florida Chapter Collects Hundreds Of Toys For Children

Toys donated to support Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2020) – The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association announced that the organization collected over 200 toys and gift cards to benefit Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida as part of a holiday gift drive honoring a late member. […]

School District Selects Principal Of The Year And Assistant Principal Of The Year

School District Selects Principal Of The Year And Assistant Principal Of The Year

Rob Cooper, Principal at Bonita Springs Elementary School, is the Lee County Principal of the year. The School District of Lee County is proud to announce Rob Cooper, Principal at Bonita Springs Elementary School, is the Lee County Principal of the year.  The District is also proud to announce Forrest Walker Jr., Assistant Principal at […]

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