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The Bryan Brothers Band to perform at Madisen’s Match Gala and Auction

Renowned tennis duo to take musical turn in poolside performance See -- and hear -- the Bryan Brothers like never before. The legendary doubles-playing brothers will make a different kind of string music at the 10th annual Madisen’s Match Gala and Auction. The Bryan Brothers Band will rock and roll for guests during the March 18 event in the clubhouse at the...

Yachts of Hope

Yachts of Hope—a fundraiser for Hope Hospice at Gulf Harbor Yacht and Country Club—raised more than $500,000. The event marked the start of Hope Hospice’s capital campaign.  The goal is to build a new hospice house and senior care facility at the corner of Six Mile Cypress and Metro Parkway. The evening was hosted by Sandy Stilwell Youngquist, Sonya Sawyer and Lizbeth Benacquisto,...

Crime, romance, nonfiction and new location coming to the Southwest Florida Reading Festival

More than a dozen acclaimed and best-selling authors are coming to Fort Myers to meet fans and talk about their books at the 19th annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival on Saturday, March 3, at the Fort Myers Regional Library, 2450 First St., downtown Fort Myers. The Reading Festival attracts popular authors for adults and children from across the country. The festival this...

LEE BIA BUILDERS CARE ANNOUNCES BOARD

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), announced its 2018 board of directors: President Dan Beiter, Vice President Michael Reitmann, Secretary Butch Ritter and Treasurer Annette Nilles.  Other members selected to this year’s board include: P.J. Anzalone, Bob Bassett, Wendi Carroll, Richard Durling, Phillip Ford, Teri Hansen, Nathan Ritter, Jimmy Rodgers, Randy...

D.R. Horton acquires Rails End property

Intimate luxury property offers waterfront sites in historic Fort Myers D.R. Horton’s Southwest Florida division proudly announces the acquisition of the Rails End estate home community situated along the Caloosahatchee River in historic Fort Myers. The waterside land is planned for 15 single-family homesites, two of which offer breathtaking water views. The 6.8-acre upscale gated community will offer the opulent Emerald Homes...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers

Mysteries, craft beer, music, art, motorcycles and more.   Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Mystery Walk Friday:  Mystery Walk is a family friendly event that invites you to search the clues throughout the downtown river district and enter for a chance to win prizes! It's a great way to explore downtown and have...

Portrait of Lee County trailblazer to be unveiled

Picture of namesake to grace Melvin Morgan Constitutional Complex in Fort Myers One of the faces of Lee County history will soon appear in the building named in her honor. Administrators of the Melvin Morgan Constitutional Complex, along with Lee County Commissioner Frank Mann, will unveil a portrait of Melvin Morgan during a public ceremony at noon Friday, Jan. 12 on the third...

Garramone Plastic Surgery Expanding Aesthetic Services and Procedures at Fort Myers location

Garramone Plastic Surgery is expanding its aesthetic and cosmetic services to accommodate its rapidly growing patient base in the greater Fort Myers and Cape Coral market. The practice is responding to this demand in several ways. For the first time, evening hours will be added to the weekday schedule to accommodate those in need of after-hours services and surgical consults....

10TH ANNUAL GRANDE DAMES TEA SET

PACE Center for Girls of Lee County will host the 10th annual Grande Dames Tea from 1-3 p.m. on March 13 at the Broadway Palm, recognizing three women from the community and, for the first time, an honorary Grande Dame. This year’s honorees are: Dena Geraghty, a registered nurse who once served as coordinator of Lee County juvenile and dependency drug courts and PACE Center. She...