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Where Are We?

September 18, 2023

By: Butch Swank If someone asks where you live and they’re not very familiar with Florida, you say Fort Myers,...

Blessings In A Backpack Currently Feeding 7,300 SWFL Students

September 7, 2023

Submitted By: Courtney Barr This month’s roster of activities at East County Regional Library offers topics for all ages. The...

It’s Not An Illusion: Kids Can Have Fun Without A Phone

April 14, 2023

By Denise Gergley When Leon Etienne arrives for a magic workshop, he usually finds a few children playing video games....

Florida Universities Ban Tik Tok Across Entire State System’s

April 7, 2023

The Florida Board of Governors have decided to ban Tik Tok and other “unsafe” applications that pose state and national...

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Are The Black And Brown Children In East Lee And Lehigh Receiving A Free And Appropriate Education?

December 9, 2021

By Denise Nystrom According to federal law every child is to receive FAPE, a free and appropriate education. If not for being an educational expert who ran the human resource departments for school districts, I may not have known when I started attending the Lee County School Board Meetings that...

Tommy Bohanon Foundation Awards $30,000 To Athletic Programs At Five Southwest Florida High Schools

November 3, 2021

The Tommy Bohanon Foundation continues to change the lives of Southwest Florida youth by awarding $30,000 to five local high schools’ athletic programs through the Tommy Bohanon Foundation Sports Equipment Grant. This year the funds will be dispersed between North Fort Myers High School, South Fort Myers High School, Dunbar...

Autumn Brings Many Events To Southwest Florida

November 3, 2021

I have several exciting bits of news to share with you. First, I’d like to update you on the results of the first Southwest Florida Business Alliance luncheon we held a few weeks back. I’ve had a ton of positive phone calls and meetings since then. The word got out,...

Fun with Pet Zodiac Signs

October 5, 2021

Dr. Veja Tillman, DVM Chances are, you probably know your own zodiac sign, but do you know your pet’s zodiac sign? Using charted astrology signs can provide insights into what makes your pet tick and knowing more about your pet’s personality can help you better care for them. Pets fall...

Kindergarten Pre-Registration Opens September 27th

October 5, 2021

By: Rob Spicker The School District of Lee County opened pre-registration today for students who will start kindergarten in August 2022. Pre-registration is available until November 30th. Signing up early allows parents to avoid the lengthy wait times often experienced during the traditional student enrollment period. “Last year we had...

Lehigh Acres/East Lee Prepares For The Season!

October 5, 2021

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....

Local Realtor® Attends Florida’s Largest Real Estate Event Of The Year

October 5, 2021

By: Nancy Williamson Nancy Williamson, Realtor®, Realty World C Bagans First located in Lehigh Acres, attended this year’s annual Florida Realtors® Convention & Trade Expo held August 25-28 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. Realtors® from around the state came to the convention to discuss key issues...

Physicians’ Primary Care Of Southwest Florida Earns National Recognition For Patient-Centered Care

October 5, 2021

By: Susan Bennett The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida has once again received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida...

Editors Choice

Hanlon’s Razor

By: Butch Swank – butch@goodladandswank.com I imagine you’ve heard of Occam’s Razor (not a typo, hang in there with me), but if not, here goes:

John Brady Photography Exhibition

December 9th, from 10am-2pm, The Alva Museum will be hosting an exhibition of John Brady’s outstanding Florida imagery.   John’s work documents and preserves a

General Women’s Club

By:  Connie Puzevic The General Woman’s Club of Lehigh Acres, FL will hold their monthy meeting on Friday, December 8th, 2023 at 1:00 pm at

The Holidays Are Upon Us!!!

By: Major Brenda Lane CHRISTMAS There, I said it!! We are already into the Christmas mode here at The Salvation Army in Lehigh. As we

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