Category: Sanibel

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 […]

Sheriff Carmine Marceno’s April Safety And Security Tip: Reducing The Likelihood Of Becoming A Victim Of Crime

Sheriff Carmine Marceno’s April Safety And Security Tip: Reducing The Likelihood Of Becoming A Victim Of Crime Safety & Security Tip - Lee County Sheriff's Office

Criminals are opportunistic.  An easy target, a lack of witnesses, a dimly-lit location, a distracted victim all dramatically improve a criminal’s ability to easily commit a crime. One’s best defense is to eliminate, or significantly reduce, one’s vulnerability! Criminals scout locations and conditions where the likelihood of being detected is low.  Dark and desolate parking […]

Be On HIGH Alert For SCAMMERS

Be On HIGH Alert For SCAMMERS

Scammers always adapt to the ever-changing environment, and we want to remind you to be on high alert for some of the new ways these thieves are working to steal your information. It is important to be vigilant with your personal information year-round; however, with the recent economic stimulus packages and a busy tax season, […]

Half Cent Sales Tax Revenue Benefits Schools And Students

Half Cent Sales Tax Revenue Benefits Schools And Students

It has been two years since the School District of Lee County received its first disbursement from the half cent sales tax voters approved in November 2018.  The check was for $6.3 million.  Since taking effect, the School District has collected more than $163 million. “I can’t thank the community enough for their support,” says […]

Top Domestic Destinations For Summer 2021

Top Domestic Destinations For Summer 2021

By Stephen Myers COVID-19 thwarted summer vacation plans last year, but the 2021 summer travel season is poised for a significant rebound. Although tourist attractions and theme parks have reopened across much of the country, many leisure travelers are still avoiding crowded spaces. It is impossible to social distance in vacation hot-spots like Times Square […]

Tax Deadline Update for Individuals: Tax Deadline Extended

Tax Deadline Update for Individuals: Tax Deadline Extended

With the recent passing of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), a decision was made by the IRS to extend the 2020 filing tax deadline only for individuals to May 17, 2021. This provides an extension of time to pay 2020 income taxes, otherwise due on April 15, 2021. This extension does not apply to individual states at this […]

Blessings In A Backpack Raises $20,000 At Inaugural ‘Brews For Blessings’ Event

Blessings In A Backpack Raises $20,000 At Inaugural ‘Brews For Blessings’ Event

Katie Bohannon, Cecilia St. Arnold and Connie Ramos-Williams In addition to offering food and fun, ‘Brews for Blessings’ helped educate families in our community about Blessings in a Backpack and allowed them an opportunity to help feed a child for a school year. A donation of only $115 will provide meals for 36 weekends for […]

Make A Difference: Sign Up As A Volunteer At Your Local MFBFL

Make A Difference: Sign Up As A Volunteer At Your Local MFBFL

Fort Myers, FL, March 17, 2021 – Midwest Food Bank of Florida – a volunteer-driven, faith-based organization dedicated to alleviating hunger, malnutrition and providing disaster relief locally, and throughout the world would like to encourage volunteer sign up at their 5601Division Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33905 warehouse. During 2020 over 800 dedicated, local volunteers put […]

29 Students Honored As Carson Scholars

29 Students Honored As Carson Scholars

The School District of Lee County is excited to announce 29 students have been honored as 2021 Carson Scholars.  The Carson Scholars Fund will provide each student with a $1,000 College Scholarship. The Carson Scholars Fund awards $1,000 college scholarships to students in grades 4-11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Each school is […]

Hole Montes Completes Tribby Arts Center At Shell Point

Hole Montes Completes Tribby Arts Center At Shell Point

NAPLES, Fla. (March 15, 2021) – Hole Montes has completed site planning and utilities work for the newly opened Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point Retirement Community. The two-story, 44,000-square-foot Tribby Arts Center is a performing arts center dedicated to visual and performing arts, as well as educational programming. The building includes a grand entrance […]

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