Lehigh Acres/East Lee Prepares For The Season!

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. Fingers crossed!


With the holidays around the corner, the Salvation Army will once again begin its Red Kettle Campaign. The Red Kettle Campaign helps to fund much-needed services for our neighbors in need. On Thursday, October 28th at 10:00 a.m. there will be a hiring event for bell ringers at the Salvation Army Office located at the Lehigh Towne Centre, 25 Homestead Road North Unit 42 behind the Chamber of Commerce Offices. These are PAID positions. Give Major Brenda a call at 239-491-6071 and visit her announcement in this current issue.


The East Lee County Chamber of Commerce will keep up a holiday tradition with a Town Hall Reception with our residents and community/government leaders. It will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2021, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Chamber Offices located at the Lehigh Towne Centre, 25 Homestead Road. Lighted tents with lighted trees as well as a band (yes, Holiday music!) are part of the features. Bratwursts, hotdogs, and light buffet items will be served. There is no cost. Contact the Chamber office at 239-369-3322 or make your reservations at info@elccoc.org


Lee County Commissioner Brian Hamman who is no stranger to Lehigh/East Lee County offers us an insightful article on the work of the Lee County Government with various infrastructure projects around our county. In addition, tough issues as environmental pollution as well as population growth are being tackles. Give Brian a call at 239-533-2226 or email at dist4@leegov.com

Sheriff Carmine Marceno addresses a much-discussed problem in our community – driver behavior on our roads in Lehigh/East Lee County. He addresses hit and runs lack of insurance, licensing, and other devastation forms of behavior. Need we say more?

Wishing you a great beginning of the Season!

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