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A Call To “Action”

October 4, 2023

By: Alex Moffett My daughter has a saying that always makes me laugh, “Don’t talk about it, be about it.”...

Southwest Florida Children’s Charities Recognized As The Top Donor To Lee Health And Golisano Children’s Hospital

September 8, 2022

By: Holly Boldrin Southwest Florida Children’s Charities (SWFLCC) presented checks totaling $1.7 million to Lee Health Foundation Aug. 18, making...

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

August 2, 2022

By Katie Heck  In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District is raising...

Is Pain-Free Living Possible?

April 6, 2022

By: Dr. Darin Stokke, DC There is a simple key to enjoying a lifetime of pain-free living and that starts...

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Toothache In The Leg?

March 2, 2022

By: Dr. Darin Stokke, DC Bill was miserable after swinging a little too hard to hit a golf ball out of a sand trap on the 8th hole.  He was limping and his leg hurt.  He said it felt like a toothache in his leg.  In fact, his low back...

Learn The Sounds Of Fire Safety

November 3, 2021

What is your alarm telling you? SMOKE ALARMS• A continued set of three loud beeps—beep, beep, beep—means smoke or fire. Get out, call 9-1-1, and stay out.• A single “chirp” every 30 or 60 seconds means the battery is low and must be changed.• All smoke alarms must be replaced...

Fall Pet Safety

November 3, 2021

It’s officially Fall. The leaves are changing color, the weather is more pleasant, and the holiday season is upon us. We love this time of year and so do our pets. It can be difficult protecting our pets from hidden dangers of this season. Below are some tips to help...

Continental Women’s Club

November 3, 2021

Please join us on Thursday, November 4th at 11:30 am when our program will feature Jennifer Benton, CEO of Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (ACT). ACT’s mission is to protect, support, educate and empower victims of domestic violence and their children, survivors of sexual assault and human trafficking in Lee,...

Heat-Related Illness Prevention

August 31, 2021

By: Katie Heck It’s still hot! Even as we begin the school year it’s important to keep heat-related illnesses in mind. Heat-related illnesses happen when the body is not able to properly cool itself. This can cause damage to the brain and other vital organs. The CDC breaks down tips...

COVID-19 Safety And Preparation

August 31, 2021

By: Peter Servente Here at East Lee County News, we aim to funnel the best resources your way in efforts to combat COVID-19. From Lee Health: It is important to note that when trying to get a COVID test, do NOT VISIT THE EMERGENCY ROOM. This will only result in...

Vibe Yoga offers Free Trauma-Informed Yoga Classes for Military and First Responders and Free Meditation Classes

August 6, 2021

Yoga classes for seniors, children, teenagers, and Stand-Up Paddle Board are offered in addition to traditional yoga classes at the studio that opened in May Fort Myers, Fla. (July 26, 2021) – Recognizing the healing she experienced from yoga for her own trauma, Lindsay Smith has opened Vibe Yoga at...

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

July 15, 2021

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...

Editors Choice

Lehigh Acres Deserves A Local School

By: Denise Eberle Lee County School District is doing a disservice to the children and families of Lehigh Acres. Unfortunately, the school district has not

Authority And Responsibility

By: Butch Swank – butch@goodladandswank.com My nickname is Butch. I much prefer that to my real name, Ralph, but like most things in life, there’s

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