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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Time Is Running Out!

ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT FOR YOU TO HELP! There’s just one week left to register and donate a “picnic with a purpose” to help ensure that no neighbor in need goes hungry. If you have not yet signed up, we encourage you to do so and give what you can in our give-from-home event: Click the button below to register today!...

Registration Open for 11th Annual Cops & Joggers

The nighttime course along and over the Caloosahatchee River will be illuminated with red and blue lights. Police cruisers, motorcycles, firetrucks and more help the Fort Myers Police Department celebrate the 11th annual Cops & Joggers 5K Run and Family Fun Night. This year’s race is dedicated to fallen FMPD officer Adam Jobbers-Miller and Highlands County Deputy William Gentry. The...

Golf Tournament Supports The Heights Foundation’s Programs for Kids

The Heights Foundation 3rd annual benefit golf tournament will take place on Friday, September 28 at Heritage Palms Golf and Country Club in Fort Myers.  The proceeds of the event support The Heights Center’s programs that work to build strong, self-sufficient families in the Harlem Heights neighborhood of Fort Myers.  Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., there will be a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. and...

DR. ASHLEY M. CLARK JOINS PHYSICIANS’ PRIMARY CARE OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

Dr. Ashley M. Clark has joined Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida as a family medicine physician. Dr. Clark earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa. Her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistryand molecular biology was earned from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio. Her residency was completed at the Florida State...

Tenth annual Love That Dress! fundraising event raises $157,000 for PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

Photos courtesy of Red Door Photography More than 450 fashionistas and community supporters recently came together for the 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event, raising $157,000 and climbing in support of PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. The ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year featured shopping, music, silent auctions and cocktails. The event was held at Embassy Suites by Hilton...

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High school volunteers donate time, make friendships at Gulf Coast Village

Forty Southwest Florida teenagers spent a portion of their summer break volunteering at Gulf Coast Village. They gave a valuable helping hand to staff while forming intergenerational friendships with residents. Collectively, the high school students tallied more than 1,000 volunteer hours in Gulf Coast Village’s Life Enrichment activities program, helping lead interactive, enjoyable activities like arts and crafts, bingo and...

Parade for Heroes in Cape Coral to Honor Area First Responders & Veterans

Cape Coral and the surrounding area will have an opportunity to pay tribute to local first responders and to the heroes of 9/11 and the war on terror. The Southwest Florida Military Museum & Library, along with area sponsors, present the 4th Annual Parade for Heroes on September 8. The tribute coincides with the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on our nation. The...

HASHTAG LAUNCHED IN RESPONSE TO WATER QUALITY

Marketing and public relations professionals in Southwest Florida have launched an effort. The goal is to share positive aspects of the region on social media in response to water quality issues.   Employees of firms including iPartnerMedia, CONRIC PR & Marketing, M&M Multimedia, Pushing the Envelope, SEO Mechanic, Testimonial Tree, TLC Marketing & Creative Services, Veer90 and others are sharing video...