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Another Amazing Year On The Horizon For East Lee County

January 5, 2022

By Commissioner Brian Hamman As January brings the past year to a...

Christ United Methodist Church Welcomes The Holidays With Festive Events

December 9, 2021

By Pastor Patricia Peña ‘Tis the season! Christ United Methodist Church has...

Ambitrans Looking From Emt’s And Paramedics

December 9, 2021

By Toni Wampler Ambitrans Ambulance is the largest provider of private ambulance...

Montage Women’s Club

November 3, 2021

The Montage Women’s Club is a social and philanthropic club open to...

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Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner helps feed busy healthcare workers at Gulf Coast Medical Center

October 15, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. – As we have begun to resume some semblance of normal life, we must not forget the burden and sacrifice that continues to be borne by our local healthcare heroes. Exhausting 12-hour shifts filled with full wards of very sick patients, strict safety measures, and a constant feeling of fear or...

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TERMINAL EXPANSION PROJECT SET TO START OCTOBER 2021

October 15, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Lee County Board of Port Commissioners authorized the construction and total budget for the Terminal Expansion Project at Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) at a Board meeting held on Sept. 21, 2021. The $331-million project focuses on improving the airport’s efficiency by consolidating and streamlining...

Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs is looking for volunteers

October 15, 2021

Volunteers can work as gardeners, animal caretakers, educational tour guides, and special events, operations, and office support BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – The Wonder Gardens is looking for volunteers in a variety of areas at the 85-year-old attraction in Bonita Springs. Opportunities are available indoors and outdoors for high school, college...

Edison Mall Invites Guests To Eat, Drink And Be Scary!

October 5, 2021

Boo & Brew Offers Family-Friendly Fall Fun By: Angeli Chin Edison Mall will put the ‘boo’ in ‘booze’ during the upcoming fall celebration, Boo ‘n Brew. On Saturday, October 23rd from 3 pm to 8 pm Edison Mall will offer a family-friendly Halloween-themed event featuring a diverse beer selection and...

Get Hired SWFL! Career & Job Fair Coming to Edison Mall Oct. 22

October 5, 2021

SWFL Business Network Brings Opportunities For Businesses & Community Members By: Taylor Wilson The Southwest Florida Business Network and the Southwest Florida Business Alliance will host a job fair at the Edison Mall on October 22, 2021, from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. The job fair will showcase employment opportunities...

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....

Lehigh Community Services Announce Thanksgiving Registration Dates

October 5, 2021

By: Carolyn Peplow Thanksgiving Baskets will be distributed the week before Thanksgiving to families in Lehigh Acres, preregistration is required. Registration for 2021 – 2 days only Friday, October 29, and Saturday, October 30. Register at Christ United Methodist Church at 1430 Homestead Rd N; 9 am – 3 pm...

Montage Women’s Club

October 5, 2021

By: Rita Artwohl 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. Meetings begin at 11:30 a.m. with a short social period followed by...

Rising In The East: A Message From Sheriff Marceno

October 5, 2021

By: Sheriff Carmine Marceno At times, I believe that people forget that driving a motor vehicle is a privilege…not a right granted by the Constitution. As a privilege granted to those who demonstrate the skills and abilities necessary to operate a multi-ton piece of machinery, this privilege comes with a...

Salvation Army Call For Christmas Helpers

October 5, 2021

By: Brenda Lane Christmas is just around the corner!! The Salvation Army needs your help. We will begin our Red Kettle bell ringing the day after Thanksgiving. We are ready to hire bell ringers. If you or someone you know is interested in making a few dollars while also helping...

Montage Women’s Club

September 1, 2021

By: Rita Artwohl 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).  ...

Lee County School District Earns 2021 Aetna Workplace Well-Being Award

September 1, 2021

Submitted By: Rob Spicker The School District of Lee County is proud to announce it has received an Above and Beyond Silver level Aetna Workplace Well-being Award. The District has a strong commitment to improving employee health and features a comprehensive well-being strategy that employees are passionate about. The award...

It is Hottt! We Have Fans!!!

August 31, 2021

By: Major Brenda Lane We at The Salvation Army Lehigh Service Center are concerned for the older population and families with young children in our community. We all know how terribly hot it is during these months. There are many of those we mentioned, living without Air Conditioning. The extreme...

Sponsors needed for annual ‘Clips for Cancer’ Event to Help Children with Cancer

August 6, 2021

The event raises money to ensure that no local child with cancer is denied access to care FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 15, 2021) – Sponsors are needed for Clips for Cancer, a month-long event in September that raises the funds necessary to ensure that programs and services are available for the...

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner helping teen mothers thrive with assistance at Lee Adolescent Mothers Program (LAMP)

August 6, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 15, 2021) – Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, is proud to have joined forces with several local organizations to provide clothing, supplies, and words of inspiration to teen mothers in our community. A donation drive was held across the firm and the community...

What Constitutes a Pet Emergency?

August 4, 2021

Almost every pet will experience a veterinary emergency in its lifetime. These can range from simple illnesses to more critical conditions. These situations can be overwhelming for you and your pet. When faced with these situations, the typical response would be to run to your cell phone or a computer...

SWFL SteamCon: A Steampunk & Fantasy Convention

August 4, 2021

This indoor event based in Fort Myers, FL features authors, craft makers, artists & steampunk-themed activities like Tea Duelling, Parasol Duelling, The Splendid Teapot Race, Hamster Wars, Costume Contests, and live music! Rain or shine with air conditioning, on-site bar, tea & food for sale. Fun for all ages! Come...

Summer Recap

August 4, 2021

Submitted By: Commissioner Cecil L. Pendergrass Greetings! First and foremost, I know we are all relieved that Tropical Storm Elsa did not intensify to a category hurricane in our area. With that said, we are still in hurricane season and Lee County remains steadfast in monitoring the weather and keeping...

Montage Women’s Club

August 4, 2021

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 (off McGregor Blvd between Cypress Lake Drive and College Pkwy).   Meetings begin at 11:30 a.m....

Lehigh Regional Medical Center has been named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® List

August 4, 2021

Lehigh Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, has been named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® list. This is the first time Lehigh Regional Medical Center has been recognized with this honor as one of the top-performing Hospitals in the U.S. The annual list was published...

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