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5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (July 19-22)

Food, kids, music, sports, weddings and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Fort Myers Music Walk Friday:  Enjoy great sounds during a casual evening in the Downtown Fort Myers River District! Music Walk is FREE to Attend.  Fun for the whole family!  Starts at 6 pm each month. Meet Nature Cat at Bass...

Jennifer’s Boutique Collects 1,000 Pounds of Food for Community Cooperative

Jennifer’s women’s boutique collected canned goods for Community Cooperative’s “Summer Drive for Hunger” throughout the month of June.  Jennifer’s customers donated 1,000 pounds of canned foods and non-perishable food items. “We host food drives for Community Cooperative every summer,” said Jennifer Williams, owner of Jennifer’s.  “We are proud that our customers are so generous in their contributions.” “Child hunger doesn’t stop...

Lee County Tax Collector to unveil two Tree of Life murals

Ceremonies to honor two young organ donors Just over two years ago, after the sudden death of fifteen-year-old Alexis Bonadies, her parents found hope in the darkness of tragedy - an opportunity for Alexis’s legacy to live on through organ donation. Alexis had registered as an organ and tissue donor while getting her driver license in Lee County only months prior...

The Heights Foundation Seeks Donations and Volunteers for School Supply Outreach

The Heights Foundation/The Heights Center is seeking individuals, businesses, churches, and organizations to provide school supplies and volunteer for The Heights Center’s annual outreach program.  The July 28 event will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at The Heights Center and provides backpacks and school supplies for nearly 500 low-income children living in the Harlem Heights neighborhood. “Our goal is to ensure that...

Elmquist Eye Group announces plans to relocate Fort Myers operations

Renovation of future office to commence in July Elmquist Eye Group has announced that the practice will relocate its Fort Myers operations in January 2019. Plans will commence on renovations to its future Fort Myers medical office in late-July 2018. Conveniently positioned near the intersection of Cypress Lake Drive and Summerlin Road, the new 7,000-square-foot office is located at 7970 Summerlin...

Lee County Tax Collector benefits Senior Paws Sanctuary

Fundraiser helps local animal rescue that serves older dogs Old dogs may not be able to learn new tricks, but they can get a new lease on life. The Lee County Tax Collector’s Lehigh Acres service center supports the Senior Paws Sanctuary. This is a Lehigh Acres-based nonprofit organization that provides urgent care and foster homes for older dogs and...

Finalists Announced for the 2018 Law & Order Ball

Five local officers have been announced as finalists for the Officer of the Year award to be given at the fifth annual 2018 Law & Order Ball, hosted by the Rotary Club of Fort Myers South on September 15th at Germain Arena. The five officers have demonstrated exemplary conduct and achievements and had a significant impact on their agency...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (July 12-15)

Back to school, dueling pianos, mystery, quarter auction fundraiser, yappy hour and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Quarter Auction to Benefit The Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary Thursday:  This is part of the Rebel Riders RC's ongoing fundraising effort to support the Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary, home to abused, abandoned, and neglected wildlife. This event...

Shy Wolf Sanctuary expands Healing Hearts program

Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education and Experience Center has added two new partners to its Healing Hearts program, Youth Haven and PACE Center for Girls. The Healing Hearts program forms partnerships with area organizations for an educational encounter with its resident animals. Healing Hearts program guests visit Shy Wolf Sanctuary and encounter some of the resident animals. After the visit, guests work on...