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5 Things To Do This Weekend

Amusements, baseball, beer, books, ice skating, music and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Report Card Night - Fort Myers Miracle Friday:  Report Card Night sponsored by Achieva Credit Union. FREE ENTRY to the Miracle Baseball game for all students to celebrate the end of the school year! The Ft. Myers Miracle v Dunedin Blue...

Dr. Trevor Elmquist of Elmquist Eye Group earns place on Castle Connolly list of ‘America’s Top Doctors’ for sixth consecutive year

Dr. Trevor Elmquist of Elmquist Eye Group once again has been honored as one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Castle Connolly is a research and publishing company created to help consumers identify the best healthcare providers. This is the sixth consecutive year that Elmquist has been included in Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctors” directory for ophthalmology. Castle...

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner Support BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE®

Firm gives time, items to nonprofit dedicated to helping young victims Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured is proud to affiliate and support the City of Palms chapter of BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE® (B.A.C.A.®), who volunteer their time and effort to empower children at their most difficult hour. “It’s a shame that it’s needed, but it is,” the...

Free legal assistance now available at Clerk’s Self-Help Center

Lee County Clerk of Court Linda Doggett has partnered with the Legal Aid Society to provide free attorney consultations at the Clerk’s Self-Help Center beginning June 5. Attorneys will be available to answer legal questions on Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. “Many of our citizens are in dire need of legal assistance, and this new service will provide them with the...

19th Annual Big Backpack Event set for July 29 at new location

Big Backpack Event to provide school supplies for students Free annual giveaway moves to NEW location at North Fort Myers High The largest back-to-school outreach program in Lee County is back for its 19th year. North Fort Myers High School will serve as the new venue for the Big Backpack Event, where thousands of kids will receive free backpacks and school...

GOLISANO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL RECOGNIZED AS ASTHMA-FRIENDLY

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida is the newest hospital and fourth in the state to be designated an Asthma-Friendly Hospital by the Florida Asthma Coalition. The statewide award recognizes hospitals that create a safe and healthy environment for patients with asthma. The hospital had to meet specific criteria that were designed to improve asthma care and outcomes for patients while reducing...

Prima Luce to help restore McCollum Hall

Prima Luce LLC will contribute $140,000 to the continued restoration of Fort Myers’ historic McCollum Hall. The restoration funds were presented to the Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) at McCollum Hall. The check presentation was also on the agenda for the monthly CRA meeting in the Oscar M. Corbin, Jr. City Council Chambers. Constructed in 1938 by Clifford “Buck” McCollum as...

Tax-Free Week Begins Today for Hurricane Supplies

Today begins the official hurricane season and now is the time to take advantage of tax-free opportunities to purchase supplies.   Goods ranging from generators to gas and kerosene containers are available tax-free from now until June 7th, but some pricing and other restrictions do apply.  The poster below from the Florida Department of Revenue provides a quick snapshot.  If you would like...