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Five Child Care of Southwest Florida locations earn five-star ratings from Early Learning Coalition

Child Care of Southwest Florida has announced that five of its learning centers have earned five-star ratings, the highest classification, from the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida. The top rating indicates that Child Care of Southwest Florida (CCSWFL) is offering a safe, high-quality educational environment for the children it serves. “We gladly welcome the Coalition’s ratings team into our learning...

The Informed Citizen, Amendments 1 – 5

By Dane Eagle, Florida House of Representatives, District 77 and Majority Whip We recently discussed the magnitude of the upcoming elections. This is not necessarily because of the offices on the ballot, but because of the issues on the ballot. On November 6th, you will see thirteen proposed Constitutional Amendments, as well as local referendums. Now we need to discuss the...

UNITED WAY ADDS FOUR PARTNER AGENCIES

The United Way of Lee County has announced that four new Partner Agencies will receive funding from United Way. Cancer Alliance of Naples serving Lee County, Cape Coral Caring Center, Gulf Coast Humane Society, and Midwest Food Bank will all receive funding. The addition of the new agencies brings the total number of Lee County agencies to 80. The partner...

FOX NOMINATED AS PROSECUTOR OF THE YEAR

The Southwest Florida Women’s Foundation Inc. has nominated Amira Fox as Prosecutor of the Year for her work combating and preventing human trafficking. Fox and her State Attorney’s Office (SAO), 20th Judicial Circuit, focus on the broad view of the realities of human trafficking from investigation to prosecution, with victim support as a top priority. The Southwest Florida Human Trafficking Task Force is...

Fort Myers Financial Advisor selected as 40-under-40 honoree

Al Rich, CRPC® never stops looking out for people. Whether it’s focusing on helping his clients succeed in his role as a Financial Advisor for the Nolte Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, or serving his community through a litany of projects and initiatives, the former law enforcement officer is committed to making Lee County a better place.  Gulfshore...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (Sept 6-9)

Art, beer, fashion, fishing, fundraisers, wine and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: COACH Fundraiser at Millennial Friday:  The Community Outreach Against Child Hunger Fundraiser will raise funds to support feeding families at Franklin Park Magnet School in Fort Myers. Coordinated by the Fort Myers Police Department and hosted by Millennial Brewing Co. From 6 - 10 pm. Art Walk Friday:  Downtown...