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5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers

Boats, sand sculpting, comic books, music and more.   Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: 45th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show Thursday - Sunday:  The 45th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show will take place in the heart of the “River District” along the Caloosahatchee River in Downtown Fort Myers. Attractive displays will be set up...

Try your luck at Comrie Cancer Foundation’s Casino Night on Nov. 18

Spin the wheel and increase the odds for family, friends and neighbors Las Vegas-style action is a sure bet when the Comrie Cancer Foundation presents Casino Night on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 6-10 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Bell Tower in Fort Myers. Try your luck at blackjack, table games, poker and roulette. Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, raffle prizes, a silent...

Time for tea at Norman Love Confections’ McGregor Boulevard Chocolate and Dessert Salon

Afternoon tea with a Norman Love twist now offered exclusively at McGregor location A traditional afternoon tea with a Norman Love twist is now offered at Norman Love Confections’ McGregor Chocolate and Dessert Salon on Friday and Saturday afternoons by appointment. Guests may choose the Afternoon Tea Special. This features bottomless cups of Tea Forte and a three-tiered array of tea sandwiches and tea breads,...

Tides of Change raises more than $180k for PACE Center for Girls, Lee

Community supports academics, counseling and career preparation Through the overwhelming support of its sponsors, community partners and supporters, PACE Center for Girls, Lee raised an astounding $180,981 from its Tides of Change event on Nov. 3 at MarineMax in Fort Myers. The proceeds will support the year-round academics, counseling, and career preparation services for girls, ages 11-18, in Lee County. ...

BREMNERS TO UNDERWRITE COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION SEASON

The Fort Myers Community Concert Association Inc. board of directors announced that Alexandra Bremner and her mother Eunice Bremner have agreed to be the underwriters of the entire 2018 concert season. Alexandra and Eunice are the niece and sister, respectively, of the late Berne Davis, who was the series underwriter for many years prior to her death earlier this year. Eunice Bremner,...

Society now open at Bell Tower Shops

On the menu: Chef-inspired, modern American cuisine Society, a new modern American restaurant, is now open at Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers. They are introducing innovative, chef-inspired cuisine and craft cocktails made with the finest, freshest ingredients. A restaurant with strong culinary roots, Society features the award-winning talents of Executive Chef Todd Erickson. Todd is a champion of the hit...

Veterans get in Free to Edison & Ford Winter Estates on Veterans Day

United States veterans and their families will be admitted free on Veterans Day to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. This includes an audio tour of the historic homes, gardens, laboratory, and museum. Veterans will also receive a 10% discount on items purchased in the Museum Store, Ford Cottage Shoppe and Edison Ford Shoppe at Bell Tower Shops. Must present a...

EASTWOOD GOLF COURSE REOPENING TODAY

The City of Fort Myers will reopen of Eastwood Golf Course at 10 a.m. today with a ceremony. The reopening marks the completion of a renovation and rejuvenation of the front nine holes of the course. Eastwood Golf Course is located at 4600 Bruce Herd Lane in Fort Myers. Except for redoing the greens in 2007, the course had not seen a major renovation since its opening...

The Harry Chapin Food Bank receives funds for new mobile pantry truck

The Harry Chapin Food Bank has received $150,000 grant from Publix Super Market Charities to purchase a new refrigerated mobile pantry truck to support food distributions in under-served communities. The Harry Chapin Food Bank’s mobile food pantry program, called “Fulfill,” went into high gear in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, with the food bank holding 72 mobile pantries in one month, more than...