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Child Care of Southwest Florida elevates STEAM instruction through grant

Child Care of Southwest Florida elevates STEAM instruction through grant

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 8, 2021) – Child Care of Southwest Florida introduced additional STEAM instruction – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math – to students through a generous grant from the Cape Coral Community Foundation. The STEAM initiative brought hands-on learning opportunities to students in the nonprofit’s pre-Kindergarten program, as well as new curriculum […]

Energy Harness and Florida Gulf Coast University partner to test virus-killing device

Energy Harness and Florida Gulf Coast University partner to test virus-killing device

Energy Harness Corporation’s Active Airflow UV-C fixture is 99.998% effective in eliminating COVID, E. coli, and other deadly pathogens CAPE CORAL, Fla. (July 7, 2021) – A Southwest Florida company, Energy Harness Corporation, is making serious waves in the fight against COVID-19 and other airborne pathogens. Thanks to the assistance of graduates and students at nearby […]

SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S JULY SAFETY & SECURITY TIP: PROTECTING YOUR CHILD DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS

SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S JULY SAFETY & SECURITY TIP: PROTECTING YOUR CHILD DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS

While most adults are able to assess risk, young children often lack the wherewithal to protect themselves and to avoid dangerous locations and situations. In addition to keeping our children safe, it is our obligation, as guardians, to teach our children to make safe choices and to avoid potentially perilous locations.  The world is moving […]

Pace Center for Girls brings back Love That Dress! shopping event Aug. 19-21

Pace Center for Girls brings back Love That Dress! shopping event Aug. 19-21

FORT MYERS, Fla., (June 30, 2021) – Pace Center for Girls, Lee County is bringing back its popular fundraising event, Love That Dress! with a new twist. This year, the event will be three fun-filled days of shopping Thursday, Aug. 19 through Saturday, Aug. 21 at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Estero. Described as the […]

Popular Big Backpack Event returns to the Skatium on July 25, 2021

Popular Big Backpack Event returns to the Skatium on July 25, 2021

Drive-thru curbside distribution of backpacks, school supplies, and food FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 29, 2021) – The Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida is proud to announce that it will be hosting its popular Big Backpack Event for the 22nd year on Sunday, July 25, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fort Myers Skatium […]

Dress for Success SW Florida announces signature fundraiser ‘A REcycled Night Through the Decades’

Dress for Success SW Florida announces signature fundraiser ‘A REcycled Night Through the Decades’

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 28, 2021) – Dress for Success SW Florida announces its signature fundraiser, A REcycled Night Through the Decades, on Friday, Aug. 27 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs.  A REcycled Night Through the Decades is a one-of-a-kind experience where 17 […]

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 […]

The Healthy ‘Dad Bod’:5 Essential Habits for Every Age, Shape, and Size

The Healthy ‘Dad Bod’:5 Essential Habits for Every Age, Shape, and Size

By: Dr. Stan Headley In the last decade, body positivity has been a hot topic – yes, even among men. This newer era is responsible for coining the comical phrase, “dad bod.” A popular term used for the less-sculpted physique of a man who still practices a moderately active lifestyle. A national survey found that […]

SWFL SteamCon: A Steampunk & Fantasy Convention

SWFL SteamCon: A Steampunk & Fantasy Convention

Submitted By: M. Wassall This indoor event based in Fort Myers, FL features authors, craft makers, artists & steampunk-themed activities like Tea Dueling, Parasol Dueling, The Splendid Teapot Race, Hamster Wars, Costume Contests, and live music! Rain or shine with air conditioning, on site bar, tea & food for sale. Fun for all ages! Come […]

Summer Is Upon Us & It’s Going To Be HOOOTTT!!!

Summer Is Upon Us & It’s Going To Be HOOOTTT!!!

By: Major Brenda Lane We at The Salvation Army Lehigh Service Center are concerned for the older population and families with young children in our community. We all know how terribly hot it is during the summer months. There are many of those we mentioned, living without Air Conditioning. The extreme heat that we experience […]

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