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Annual Law & Order Ball scheduled for September

Registration is now open for the fifth annual Law & Order Ball, held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 15 at Germain Arena in Estero. Presented by Creighton Construction and Development and hosted annually by the Rotary Club of Fort Myers South, the event pays tribute to seven of Lee County’s local law enforcement agencies for their commitment to public safety.  The gala...

HAYDEN JOINS VALERIE’S HOUSE

Valerie’s House has hired Joanne Hayden as operations director. Hayden helps the various moving parts of Valerie’s House. These include overseeing the property needs as well as the business side of Valerie’s House. She helps build awareness for Valerie’s House in the community. Hayden comes to Valerie’s House after working for 23 years in office management and leadership positions within the Lee County...

Habitat and Lee County EMS Offer Hurricane Preparedness Seminar

Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties will be hosting a seminar about planning and preparing for hurricane season from Lee County Emergency Management on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 beginning at 6:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Individuals and families, along with nonprofits and service agencies in Lee County, are invited to attend this informational meeting at...

Jennifer’s Boutique Supports HTAP

Jennifer’s women’s boutique is supporting Human Trafficking and Awareness Partnerships (HTAP) June 18-22.  The boutique will be previewing famed Florida artist Myra Roberts’ “Spokeswoman.”  Roberts donated the 30” x 40” giclee limited edition print to HTAP. Sealed bids will be accepted at Jennifer’s.  The winner will be announced at the “Rock and Role Models” fundraiser on June 28.  Signed and numbered...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers

Bootcamp, brews, kids theater, music, public safety, trains and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: All Aboard the "Liberty Express" at Lakes Park Thursday thru July 4th:  Starting on Flag Day, June 14th - July 4th, stop by Lakes Park to celebrate America, at the Railroad Museum of South Florida! Hop aboard the "Liberty...

‘Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club’ raises $35,588 for PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County recently raised more than $35,500 during its ‘Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club’ Love That Dress! collection event. It was held on June 5 and was hosted by Sandy Stilwell-Youngquist and St. Charles Yacht Club in Fort Myers. A collection event for PACE Lee’s 10th season of Love That Dress!, the event was emceed by...

HARRY CHAPIN FOOD BANK REMAINS TOP-RATED

The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida has earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog organization, for the ninth consecutive time. Only 2 percent of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received at least nine consecutive four-star ratings. The Harry Chapin Food Bank’s overall rating is 92.53 out of 100. This includes a perfect scored...

Community invited to Town Hall meetings regarding rezoning of the Troyer Brothers property on SR82 for mining

NoMineon82 opposes rezoning, citing concerns for traffic safety, noise, and environmental concerns Concerned residents and businesses are invited to attend Town Hall meetings regarding the proposed rezoning of the 1,790-acre Troyer Brothers property on SR82 near Homestead Road in Lee County for limerock mining. The free community meetings will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, at Gateway Golf and Country Club,...

Important information and tips for hurricane season

Going into rainy season and hurricane season, here is a short video from Lee County regarding evacuation zones, flood zones and flood mitigation. Click here to watch.   To learn more about Lee County, follow the link below. www.LeeGov.com Lee County Emergency Management wants you to be prepared and you can click here for 2018 All Hazards Guide. To learn more about Lee County, folloTo learn more about...

Island Storage Suites 75% Percent Sold

MCS One, LLC, and Allan Development Group LLC are pleased to announce that Phase One of Island Storage Suites, its customizable, temperature, and humidity controlled man caves, is more than 75% percent sold with the completion of Phase One expected in August of this year. Located at 10950 Old South Way, Fort Myers, FL 33908, the pricing for the man...