Category: Naples

SCCF & Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Partner In Hiring Water Analyst

SCCF & Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Partner In Hiring Water Analyst

To further a commitment to regional water quality and Everglades restoration through a unified front, SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida have partnered to hire a hydrological modeler. “We better fulfill our west coast mission by pooling our resources and streamlining our efforts,” said SCCF CEO Ryan Orgera, Ph.D. “Doing so, […]

FSW Tackles Textbook Affordability With Open Educational Resources

FSW Tackles Textbook Affordability With Open Educational Resources Florida SouthWestern Sate College

MARCH 9, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA – As the cost of earning a college degree continues to increase, many colleges, including Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW), have begun to embrace open educational resources (OERs). OERs are free, openly licensed online textbooks and other digital assets that can be used in place of physical textbooks in […]

Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Collects Six ADDY Awards

Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Collects Six ADDY Awards

Best of Show for excellence in print, digital campaigns NAPLES, Fla. (March 4, 2021) – The American Advertising Federation has again honored the Conservancy of Southwest Florida for its creative excellence in advertising and marketing for both print and digital campaigns. The Conservancy received seven ADDY Awards through AdFed’s Southwest Florida region, which covers agencies, […]

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 […]

Safety At The Gas Station

Safety At The Gas Station

By Sheriff Carmine Marceno Thefts at gas stations, across the United States, appear to be increasing. Like many other crimes of opportunity, an unlocked vehicle with personal items in sight makes for a quick and easy target. Whether you are simply distracted while pumping gas or inside paying, thieves wait for the opportunity to quickly […]

Feeding Lehigh Acres Children No Child Should Go Hungry In East Lee

Feeding Lehigh Acres Children No Child Should Go Hungry In East Lee

By Cecilia Arnold COVID-19 has been devastating for families in East Lee as it has for millions of people around the globe. Jobs have been terminated, businesses have closed, and lives have been lost. The result has been homelessness and hunger. Residents are scared and struggling to feed their families. For many, Blessings in a […]

Home Insurance Prices Were Stable For The Past Ten Years And Now They Are Spiking. What Happened And What Can I Do About It?

Home Insurance Prices Were Stable For The Past Ten Years And Now They Are Spiking. What Happened And What Can I Do About It?

By Butch Swank Odds are good that if the rate for your homeowner’s insurance has not gone up yet that you are in for a shock when the renewal arrives in the mail. There are three primary reasons why this is happening, and I’ll go into greater detail later in this article. I will also […]

Christ United Methodist Church To Hold Easter Egg Hunt

Christ United Methodist Church To Hold Easter Egg Hunt

By Alyssa Stoner Springtime is here in Southwest Florida! Christ United Methodist Church, sponsored by the East Lee County Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3, 2021 – Egg basket pickup opens at 10am. The event is broken up into different age groups and scheduled at a certain […]

Keep Lee County Beautiful 23rd Annual Great American Cleanup

Keep Lee County Beautiful 23rd Annual Great American Cleanup

Submitted By: Tisha Bayne The Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup is the nation’s largest community improvement program, which takes place in an estimated 20,000 communities nationwide. Here locally, Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) hosted their 23rd annual county-wide cleanup this past Saturday. The windy weather did not stop the over 500 volunteers at […]

Get Situated With Your Home Irrigation, Lighting, And Remodeling Before The Season Ends

Get Situated With Your Home Irrigation, Lighting, And Remodeling Before The Season Ends

By Alyssa Stoner The busy ‘season’ time is when permanent and seasonal residents enjoy the highlights of what Southwest Florida has to offer – Shopping deals, restaurant promotions, events, and of course, the beaches. To say the least, there are too many distractions in the area. Do you have time to think about the time-consuming […]

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