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Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! A Happy And Healthy New Year’s Lehigh Acres And East Lee County!

Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! A Happy And Healthy New Year’s Lehigh Acres And East Lee County!

By Mike Welch At this writing the news is grim around our community, state and country as more of our citizens are falling ill to COVID19. These months leading up to a hopeful vaccine means that we as a community need to follow the CDC Guidelines, social distance, wear a mask for God sakes and […]

Protect Yourself From Porch Pirates This Holiday Season

Protect Yourself From Porch Pirates This Holiday Season

By Sheriff Carmine Marceno The holidays are quickly approaching and that means you will likely be purchasing gifts online. Although it is convenient to buy products online and have them shipped directly to your front door, there is always the possibility your purchases could be stolen by “porch pirates” if left unattended outside your home. […]

Happy Holidays And A Look Back At 2020

Happy Holidays And A Look Back At 2020

By Commissioner Ray Sandelli As we head into the holiday season we typically think about the many events of the past year and start to anticipate what the New Year will bring. Fact is, almost nothing about 2020 was ‘typical’! The events of the year posed many challenges and answers seemed elusive at best. What […]

East Lee County Chamber’s 1st Annual Count Your Blessings Lehigh Event

East Lee County Chamber’s 1st Annual Count Your Blessings Lehigh Event

By Katrina Salokar Twenty-one members of our Community in East Lee County, Lehigh Acres, Florida, gathered Thursday, November 19th, 2020, for the first annual Count Your Blessings Lehigh, Business Luncheon presented by City Green Environmental Fertilization, Lawn and Pest Control Services represented by Katherine and Sabrina Osborne. Speakers included Michael Thompson of the SWFL Heroes […]

Donna J. Beasley Technical Academy (DJB): Best Hidden Secret In Lee County

Donna J. Beasley Technical Academy (DJB): Best Hidden Secret In Lee County

By Dr. Joseph Torregrassa About 9 years ago, a woman named Donna Beasley had a vision to open a school to offer a second chance to high school students. Ms. Beasley was the Executive Director of Tri-County Apprenticeship Academy (TCAA), an evening school where local trade companies send their employees for national certification. She wanted […]

Holiday Safety Tips: End 2020 On A Safe Note

Holiday Safety Tips: End 2020 On A Safe Note

Submitted By Jody Van Cooney Making the year 2020 end on a happy note can be easy if the following safety tips, offered by the Injury Prevention Coalition of Lee County, are followed. Traveling. If you are planning a trip by car, make sure it’s ready for the trip. If you’re heading up north, prepare […]

Winter Holiday Safety For Pets

Winter Holiday Safety For Pets

By Dr. Veja Tillman, DVM The Winter Holidays can be a joyous time for the family. But it can be an extremely dangerous time for your pets. Cats with their curious nature and dogs with their strong sense of smell, cause them both to get into holiday decorations, food, drinks and other folly. Nothing spoils […]

Pizza Shop Continues To Shine, Despite COVID-19 Drawbacks

Pizza Shop Continues To Shine, Despite COVID-19 Drawbacks

Gateway’s Own Fine Folk Pizza Launches Holiday InitiativeBy David Piro The brains are back at it again. With 2020 being a long year for all, the team knew it was time to bring Fort Myers some good old fashion cheer! Fine Folk Pizza is excited to announce that the 2020 Pizza Santagram is back. Enter, […]

East Lee County Chamber’s 1st Annual Count Your Blessing Lehigh Event

East Lee County Chamber’s 1st Annual Count Your Blessing Lehigh Event

Twenty-one members of our Community in East Lee County, Lehigh Acres, Florida, gathered Thursday, November 19th, 2020, for the first annual Count Your Blessings Lehigh, Business Luncheon presented by City Green Environmental Fertilization, Lawn and Pest Control Services represented by Katherine and Sabrina Osborne. Speakers included Michael Thompson of the SWFL Heroes Foundation, George Acosta […]

The Election Of 2020 Has Been Cast – Lehigh/East Lee County Looks Forward To The Holidays And Mindful Of Covid19

The Election Of 2020 Has Been Cast – Lehigh/East Lee County Looks Forward To The Holidays And Mindful Of Covid19

By Mike Welch As we approach the close of the year we look back and reflect upon a pandemic that continues with few signs of containment around our nation. Amidst all the challenges and heartache SOLIDARITY and all that it means must be a universal observance for our times. Here are a few happenings: The […]

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