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Is Your Air Conditioner Ready For Summer?

March 2, 2021

By Angie Voit Summer is quickly approaching and for most of us that means the house is closed up and...

Entering 2021 With Healing And Hope – Lehigh Acres/East Lee County Looks To Turn The Corner On Covid-19

December 31, 2020

By Mike Welch At this writing there are two strands of hope and caution. The first is that vaccines are...

Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! A Happy And Healthy New Year’s Lehigh Acres And East Lee County!

December 2, 2020

By Mike Welch At this writing the news is grim around our community, state and country as more of our...

Protect Yourself From Porch Pirates This Holiday Season

December 2, 2020

By Sheriff Carmine Marceno The holidays are quickly approaching and that means you will likely be purchasing gifts online. Although...

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Why Use Regenerative Medicine?

June 2, 2020

By Dr. Darin Stokke, DC You might be wondering why a person might consider using regenerative medicine. Most people use regenerative Medicine as a treatment option for joint pain. Traditional treatment options for joint pain and degeneration has mainly focused on conservative options including chiropractic and physical therapy on one...

The Annual Big Backpack Event Set For July 26, 2020

June 2, 2020

New Drive-By Curbside Pickup Of Backpacks, School Supplies And More Submitter By Josh Milton With the need as great as ever in these unprecedented times, The Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida is proud to announce that the 21st annual Big Backpack Event for Lee County school children will be held...

Hurricane Season Is Here – Are You Prepared?

June 2, 2020

By Brian Raimondo Are you prepared for this year’s hurricane season, which began June 1 and will continue until November 30th. Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms and people in hurricane prone areas need to be prepared. If you’ve been here during a hurricane you know most of...

Golfers Chip In To Provide Food For SWFL Families In Need

June 2, 2020

By Jon Pazdera Golf was considered an “essential activity” under Florida’s Safer at Home order, a declaration that allowed dozens of courses in Southwest Florida to remain open, hundreds of workers to remain employed and thousands of golfers to continue playing a sport they love. It also allowed a group...

Are Your Pets Emergency Ready?

June 2, 2020

By Dr. Veja Tillman, DVM Whether it is the next hurricane or other natural disaster, or it is man-made, having a plan for your pets must be included with your family’s emergency plan. But where do you start? The lists below will give you a basic idea of what to...

See A Potential Car Burglary? – What To Do.

May 6, 2020

By Sheriff Marceno What would you do if you saw a stranger in your neighborhood looking into windows of parked cars? Would you recognize this as suspicious activity and call police, or would you assume someone else already called? Perhaps, you would hesitate to call and report your suspicions for...

“I Count” Parade

May 6, 2020

The EastLeeCounts.org “I Count” Parade was a hit! Thank you all for coming out and celebrating the Census with us. We had a great time rolling through the Census Tracts that were undercounted in 2010 and that are falling behind this time. If you haven’t already, please take the time...

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May Is Bike Month

May 6, 2020

By Jody Van Cooney Bicycling is more essential to our lives than ever according to the League of American Bicyclists. Their guiding principle is “when more people ride bicycles, life is better for everyone. This is why they are celebrating May as National Bike Month. The league’s focus this year...

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ATVs in Florida

May 6, 2020

Florida defines an ATV as any motorized off-highway vehicle, that is 50 inches or less in width and under 1,500 pounds in weight, that travels on three or more nonhighway tires and is designed for recreational use by a single operator and no passenger. There is also a two-rider ATV...

Cathleen Morgan

Lee County Schools: We Are In It Together

May 6, 2020

By Cathleen Morgan Just over a month ago, our educational world went topsy-turvy. The COVID-19 related decision to move to virtual learning for the foreseeable future precipitated one of the greatest challenges ever faced by the School District of Lee County. One day we were teaching and learning mostly in...

Representative Ray Rodrigues

COVID-19 Pandemic: Lehigh Acres Update

May 6, 2020

By: Representative Ray Rodrigues This Covid-19 pandemic is unlike anything seen in our lifetime. I want to provide an update to you. First, social distancing is working. The number of new reported cases over the previous ten days shows no signs of a significant increase. This means that Florida has...

Lehigh Regional Medical Center Building

Lehigh Regional Medical Center Receives Patient Safety Excellence Award

May 6, 2020

By Jacqueline Wilson Lehigh Regional Medical Center is proud to announce that they are once again recipients of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award . Lehigh Regional Medical Center previously received this honor in 2019. The Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award honors medical centers that are considered top in...

Mike Welch

Our Lives Together During This Time of National and Community Crisis – Lehigh Acres Pulls Together!

May 6, 2020

By Mike Welch At this writing we are all feeling the devastation of COVID19 as it ravages our nation and the globe. I have lived in Lehigh for 22 years and I have always been proud to live in a good, working class community made up of talented people who...

Mike Welch

Lehigh Acres! We’re All In This Together! Lehigh Pulls Together To Combat COVID-19

April 6, 2020

By Mike Welch At this writing what is said may no longer be the case in a national/worldwide crisis that very few have ever seen in their lifetime. Yet with all the dark news and developments that comes in almost hourly – remember, we all have each other, and we...

Lobster Fest Gallery

March 6, 2020

Lehigh Community Services hosted their 8th annual Lobster Fest on   February 26th. The festival is a fundraiser that benefits the programs  offered through Lehigh Community Services. Executive Director Carolyn  Peplow said Lobster Fest is one of the organization’s main fundraisers every  year.

Commissioner Kruse Speaks on Behalf of the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District Board of Commissioners

March 6, 2020

By Commissioner Cathy Kruse   Happy New Year! This last year brought many changes to the Lehigh Acres  Fire Control and Rescue District and as we move into the first months of a  busy 2020, we would be remiss not to recognize our community members and hard-working staff that make...

One Set of Rules For Elected Officials…Another For You?

March 6, 2020

By State Representative Spencer Roach   Last week I was the only Republican on the Criminal Justice Subcommittee to vote no on HB 183, which permits elected officials to carry concealed weapons in public meetings over which they preside, such as city council  and county commission meetings. I applaud the...

Majestic Golf Club: Exciting Times For Lehigh Acres

March 6, 2020

By Jan Steuber   Majestic Golf Club is an 18-hole semiprivate golf club located at 350  Homestead Rd S. in Lehigh Acres. It boasts a community of 104 homes and  96 condominiums with opportunities for expansion. The golf course has a  Membership, providing certain benefits to Membership, but is also...

Lehigh Enjoys The Height Of The Season – Community Growing Pains In 2020

March 6, 2020

By Mike Welch Let us hear from you! Contact us at: voicesoflehigh@gmail.com At this writing a main concern for residents and business owners is the homestead Road Reconstruction Project. Groundbreaking for the project was in March of 2017 and at this point has been going painfully slow. As Chairman of...

Chef Raises $120,000 and Chef Asif Syed Wins Inaugural Culinary CHEF Showdown

February 8, 2020

Submitted By: Beth Oliver Photo credit: Ivan Seligman February 4, 2020 (Naples, Fla.) – The Culinary & Hospitality Education Foundation of Southwest Florida (CHEF) Board President Taryn Cafiero announced that, “due to the amazing commitment of CHEF Board Members, generous community supporters and donors, the organization’s signature fundraising event held...

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