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Love That Dress! shopping event raises $65,000 for Pace Center for Girls

Love That Dress! shopping event raises $65,000 for Pace Center for Girls

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Pace Center for Girls, Lee’s popular fundraising event, Love That Dress!, has raised $65,000 to support Pace Lee programs. “We’re thankful for all who came out to this year’s Love That Dress!, joining our efforts to empower Pace girls in finding their voice and achieving their full potential,” said Jennifer Cellitti, […]

Fort Myers attorneys J. Jeffrey Rice, John B. Cechman and Richard L. Purtz named to the 2021 Florida ‘Super Lawyers’ list

Fort Myers attorneys J. Jeffrey Rice, John B. Cechman and Richard L. Purtz named to the 2021 Florida ‘Super Lawyers’ list

J. Jeffrey Rice was also named to the ‘Best Lawyers’ list and 2022 ‘Lawyers of the Year’ list for construction law FORT MYERS, Fla. – Accomplished Fort Myers attorneys J. Jeffrey Rice, John B. Cechman and Richard L. Purtz, all partners at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, have been named to the prestigious 2021 Florida […]

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 […]

Heat-Related Illness Prevention

Heat-Related Illness Prevention

By: Katie Heck It’s still hot! Even as we begin the school year it’s important to keep heat-related illnesses in mind. Heat-related illnesses happen when the body is not able to properly cool itself. This can cause damage to the brain and other vital organs. The CDC breaks down tips for preventing heat-related illness into […]

New High School Graduates Can Get Two Free Classes This Fall at FSW!

New High School Graduates Can Get Two Free Classes This Fall at FSW! Florida SouthWestern Sate College

New Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) students may be eligible to receive two free classes during the Fall 2021 semester through FSW’s “Now. Not Tomorrow.” scholarship. To be considered for the “Now. Not Tomorrow.” scholarship, students must have graduated from a Florida high school in 2020 or 2021 and should not have earned credits from […]

A 40% Win For Homeowners Insurance Clients In Florida

A 40% Win For Homeowners Insurance Clients In Florida

By Butch Swank By nature, I am a numbers guy. They help me to paint a picture in my mind and better understand things. Let me share some numbers with you. In 2019, Florida accounted for roughly 8% of all homeowners’ claims in the United States. Here’s where the story gets a twist: 76% of […]

LAFCRD Asks Community To Dispose Of Mylar Balloons Properly

LAFCRD Asks Community To Dispose Of Mylar Balloons Properly

Submitted By Katie Heck Mylar balloons (balloons with a foil interior) are a common sight at celebrations. Oftentimes, the negative environmental effects are discussed to discourage people from releasing these balloons into the sky. Following a small brush fire near a home on Haviland Ave, the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District is reminding […]

East Lee/Lehigh Acres Welcomes Spring 2021 – Happy Passover! Happy Easter!

East Lee/Lehigh Acres Welcomes Spring 2021 – Happy Passover! Happy Easter!

By Mike Welch With Spring dawning on Lehigh Acres and East Lee County, our communities are opening up cautiously after a long year of pandemic and social and economic stress. As each day passes more sites and opportunities are opening up for citizens to get their COVID-19 vaccine. For more information please see www.MyVaccineFL.gov or […]

The Salvation Army Lehigh Service Center To Assist Lehigh Residents With Electric Bills

The Salvation Army Lehigh Service Center To Assist Lehigh Residents With Electric Bills

By Brenda Lane The Salvation Army Lehigh Service Center would like to let the community know that we currently have funds to assist with electric bills. There are some guidelines that we are required to follow in order to assist. You are welcome to call our office for further information on electric assistance. Our office […]

Lee County Preparing For The Future

Lee County Preparing For The Future Brian Hamman

By Commissioner Brian Hamman One million full-time residents. It’s a reality that will happen in Lee County in the not too distant future. Census projections have us reaching this milestone around the year 2040, however it is likely to occur sooner than that. The good news is that your County Commissioners are planning for this […]

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