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Our Real Estate Market Is Changing

June 28, 2022

By Amy Admire Have you ever noticed that real estate has always...

Bringing The Community Together With Love Lehigh

June 28, 2022

By Charlene Golden Last year’s Easter Egg Hunt at Christ United Methodist...

Lehigh Acres 2nd Annual 4th of July Freedom Fest

June 28, 2022

By Amanda Mitrani At Victory, there’s always something to do, eat, and...

What Constitutes a Pet Emergency?

June 28, 2022

Almost every pet will experience a veterinary emergency in its lifetime. These...

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East Lee Remembers Commissioner Frank Mann (1941–2022)

June 28, 2022

By Mike Welch Lee County Commissioner Frank Mann passed away on Tuesday, June 21,2022 at his home in Alva after a battle with pancreatic cancer. All who met Frank knew him for his gregarious personality. Our condolences go out to his wife of 61 years Mary Lee and his family....

2022 Sales Tax Holidays And Exemption Periods For The State Of Florida

June 8, 2022

Submitted By Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co., P.A Every year various states offer sales tax holidays and/or tax-free dates to help reduce the cost burden for its residents. The Florida Department of Revenue has released the 2022 sales tax holidays and exemptions for residents. We have compiled a list...

Scott Fischer Charities Presents $30,000 To Blessings In A Backpack Of Southwest Florida To Feed Children

May 3, 2022

Funds Were Raised At The 25th Annual Paul Sands Memorial Slaw Dog Invitational Submitted By: Josh Milton Scott Fischer Charities is proud to present Blessings in a Backpack of Southwest Florida with a check for $30,000 to feed children every weekend during the school year when kids often go without...

Montage Women’s Club

May 3, 2022

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)....

Animal Refuge Center To Officially Open The Sharon Bodenhafer Critter Clinic

May 3, 2022

Submitted By:  Wayne Leinen The Animal Refuge Center is excited to hold a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the Sharon Bodenhafer Critter Clinic on Saturday, May 14th.  The Critter Clinic is a state-of-the-art medical center that will benefit all the dogs and cats ARC takes in, who through no...

Mixing & Dancing At Aki’s Dance Studio

April 6, 2022

By: Karen Debitetto Come join us for a late afternoon of mixing and dancing! Yes, we said dancing!… SWFL Business Network introduces Aki’s Dance Studio to the family of participating businesses. Save the date for a unique event, Monday, May 2nd from 4:30- 6:30. Snacks and beverages provided. Aki’s is...

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 close, we look forward to the blessings and opportunities that 2022 will bring for our communities in Lee County. The economic future is bright in both Lehigh Acres and East Lee County.  Through the leadership of your state...

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 a calendar packed full of fun family-friendly events for you to enjoy through the joyful holiday season. In December is our annual One Starry Night Bethlehem experience being held December 10th/11th from 5pm to 8pm. Experience the original...

Ambitrans Looking From Emt’s And Paramedics

December 9, 2021

By Toni Wampler Ambitrans Ambulance is the largest provider of private ambulance transportation in Southwest Florida. Our company began in 1983 as a small company and has grown exponentially in almost 40 years. Today we serve the needs of five counties from Collier County to Manatee County. Ambitrans corporate office...

Montage Women’s Club

November 3, 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 (community entry off McGregor Blvd between Cypress Lake Drive and College Pkwy). Meetings begin at...

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...

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