Category: Social

East Lee County Chamber Donations Made Art Themed Summer Camps Possible For Middle School Students

East Lee County Chamber Donations Made Art Themed Summer Camps Possible For Middle School Students

By Dr. Joe Restino, Vice – Principal – Harns Marsh  Middle School Through a generous set of donations from the East Lee County Chamber of Commerce, Harns Marsh Middle was able to give Arts themed lessons to students over the summer.  Student participated in either culinary arts, band, orchestra and other arts themed camps over […]

Hire And Retain – Eliminate The Pain

Hire And Retain – Eliminate The Pain

By Gregg Goodmanson What’s the cost of a bad hire? Each company I work with quantifies that differently. I would encourage you to calculate this for your company. Some studies suggest the certain positions cost anywhere from 1 – 1.5 times the annual salary. That’s painful. Having a good hiring and onboarding/retention process won’t eliminate […]

LAFCRD Announces Design For 2022 Breast Cancer Awareness Shirt; Website For Ordering Is Open

LAFCRD Announces Design For 2022 Breast Cancer Awareness Shirt; Website For Ordering Is Open

By Katie Heck  In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District is raising funds for Pink Heals by selling limited-edition shirts. This annual fundraiser, organized by Field Training Officer Sarah Gribbin, has raised almost $30,000 for the Pink Heals organization since 2017. This year’s shirt design features the […]

Bringing The Community Together With Love Lehigh

Bringing The Community Together With Love Lehigh

By Charlene Golden Last year’s Easter Egg Hunt at Christ United Methodist Church sparked the formation of a whole new organization for the people and groups of Lehigh Acres. Love Lehigh is now an organization for groups in the area to come together and share information on their events and programs, and even build off […]

Lehigh/East Lee County Celebrating the Holidays!

Lehigh/East Lee County Celebrating the Holidays!

By Mike Welch Lehigh Acres Street Lighting District Street lighting is an important resource for our community with such a large land area. It is important for safety. Lee County Government continues to add over 3,000 street lights that will include dead end streets. Homeowners can also request to have lighting placed near their homes […]

Veterans Day 2021 – Freedom Isn’t Free

Veterans Day 2021 – Freedom Isn’t Free

Thank You All For Your Service And Sacrifices SWFL is home to many veteran heroes. Blind Date Charters has choosen to honor Geoff Mitton with a complimentary day on the water. Geoff is a Marine veteran, a father of 8, a local business owner (G & M Mechinical Cooling) and we thank him for his […]

SWFL Business Network Report From The Field

SWFL Business Network Report From The Field

There have been a few FIRSTS for our very active group of networkers this Fall: Friday Night Alive happened in the Edison Mall, where 15 members and guests came together to network one Friday night and attend the after-party at the Twisted Crab for amazing seafood. The first-ever SWFL Business Network and SWFL Business Alliance […]

Support Operation Santa Providing Gifts For Local Children In The Foster care System

Support Operation Santa Providing Gifts For Local Children In The Foster care System

Katz Counseling and Educational Psychology is proud to announce the continuation of Holiday Hope Cases, a holiday drive to support children in the foster care system. We would like to extend the invitation for the community to participate by stuffing a bag then either mailing it to us or bringing it to the office. For […]

Montage Women’s Club

Montage Women’s Club

The Montage Women’s Club is a social and philanthropic club open to all women residing in Lee County. We meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at The Landings Yacht, Golf, and Tennis Club (community entry off McGregor Blvd between Cypress Lake Drive and College Pkwy). Meetings begin at 11:30 a.m. with a short […]

Handbag Happy Hour Returns; Handbags Sought For November 18 Event

Handbag Happy Hour Returns; Handbags Sought For November 18 Event

Handbag Happy Hour is returning to Fort Myers Thursday November 18, with celebrity handbags and lots more to be auctioned to benefit Valerie’s House and The Nature Park Environmental Education Foundation at The Shell Factory. “We are so excited to bring this fabulous event back after a 15-year hiatus,” said Pam Cronin, event chair and […]

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