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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 […]

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, […]

Salvation Army Call For Christmas Helpers

Salvation Army Call For Christmas Helpers

By: Brenda Lane Christmas is just around the corner!! The Salvation Army needs your help. We will begin our Red Kettle bell ringing the day after Thanksgiving. We are ready to hire bell ringers. If you or someone you know is interested in making a few dollars while also helping the people of your community, […]

Veterans Day Giveaway

Veterans Day Giveaway

By: Chelsey Katz Here at Blind Date Fishing Charters, we love our Veterans! We are a locally owned and operated charter company departing from Fort Myers and Sanibel daily. Our experienced Captain Tom provides guests with lasting memories from fishing nearshore smaller wrecks to cruising way offshore. We want to provide a veteran with an […]

FALL EVENTS: Networking, Job Fair, Trade Show…OH MY!

FALL EVENTS: Networking, Job Fair, Trade Show…OH MY!

By: Katrina Salokar We recently met with Angeli Chin, Marketing Director with the Edison Mall, located at 4125 Cleveland Avenue.  This year has been an impactful one for the Edison Mall. Holding the first-ever SWFL Black Expo, building community partnerships, and rebounding from a year of shutdowns and COVID, the Edison Mall is changing the […]

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 […]

Veterans Love Helping Active Military

Veterans Love Helping Active Military

By: Robin Perkins Matthews This last month the Veterans Club of America, Post #1, out of Fort Myers, had a month-long campaign to collect various items to send to the active military members overseas. We wanted to show our appreciation and love to those who are fighting for freedom in the world. These members are […]

Veterans Club of America Post #1 meets a Gold Star Mother

Veterans Club of America Post #1 meets a Gold Star Mother

By: Robin Perkins Matthews At a recent general meeting, we had a special guest visit to explain her story and mission. Beth is a resident of Fort Myers Florida. She is also a member of the SWFL American Gold Star Mothers Inc., which started back in 1928 as a non-profitable and non-political organization composed of […]

Things Are Looking Bright for Lehigh

Things Are Looking Bright for Lehigh

By: Butch Swank Last month I wrote an article about a group I’m forming with two other people, Katrina Salokar, the East Lee Roar owner, and Jesse Nadell, a financial professional with Prudential. Our announcement generated wildly more interest than I ever allowed myself to imagine. The consistent theme of the conversations we’ve had is […]

School Zones: A Message From Sheriff Carmine Marceno

School Zones: A Message From Sheriff Carmine Marceno

By: Sheriff Carmine Marceno As school begins, traffic violations become exponentially disconcerting to parents and guardians, to school staff, and, of course, to law enforcement. At the start of the school year, we remind drivers of the increased presence of children and our concerns regarding speeding, distracted driving, and the passing of stopped school buses. […]

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