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CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL EARNS TOP HONOR

Lee Health’s Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida has been named a Top Children’s Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, for the second year in a row. Only 10 children’s hospitals in the country earned the distinction. This highlights each hospital’s highest commitment to safety and quality care of children. Hospitals are selected based on the results of the 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. The...

The V Foundation Teams up with the Miami Dolphins, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and ESPN for Victory Over Cancer

Dolphins to Collaborate with the V Foundation to Raise Funds for Cancer Research The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity founded by ESPN and Jim Valvano, is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Miami Dolphins, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami and ESPN to support important cancer research. “Much of our support at...

Christmas Carol Sing

The Christmas Carol Sing at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Myers on Dec. 5 collected about 6,000 pounds of canned goods. This will help The Soup Kitchen of Community Cooperative feed the hungry in Southwest Florida. The food was donated at the 27th annual Christmas Carol Sing, which was sponsored and organized by the Galloway Family of Dealerships.  The canned goods will be...

Fort Myers Police Foundation to host appreciation dinner

The Fort Myers Police Foundation will host the “Men & Women in Blue of the Year” appreciation dinner on Jan. 20 at Colonial Country Club, 9181 Independence Way in Fort Myers.   The appreciation dinner honors the outstanding public service of the brightest stars of the Fort Myers Police Department and other local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. FMPD retirements for 2017 will also be recognized....

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers

Christmas, Santa, decorations, lighting the tree, movies and more.   Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Christmas in the Park Friday:  The Fort Myers Recreation Division invites you to take a break from Holiday shopping for "Christmas in the Park." Beginning at 4:00 pm in Centennial Park, children will be able to enjoy bounce houses, an...

Update from Lee County Regarding Flood Mitigation Efforts

 New Update from Lee County  Lee County continues its flood mitigation efforts post-Hurricane Irma UPDATES: Lee County Department of Transportation is re-checking ancillary ditches and pipes to known hot-spot areas. Nine DOT crews are working on ditch maintenance. Stakeholder meetings have occurred for the Initial Flood Assessment Projects, including Villages at County Creek, Citrus Park, City of Bonita Springs, Fort Myers...

The Devastating Effects Drug Overdoses are Having on the Children in our Community

WINK News aired a story this week that showed the devastating effects drug overdoses are having on the children in our community. Please watch this video and share with your friends and those you know. For anyone who has ever thought about trying drugs, please think about the impact your death could have on your children.   Valerie's House is seeing an increasing number...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers

Christmas music, Santa, lighting the tree, boat parade and more.   Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: 27th Annual Christmas Keyboard Festival Friday - Sunday:  Friday @ 7 PM, Saturday @ 3 PM & 7 PM, Sunday @ 3 PM & 7 PM.  Don't miss the 27th Annual Christmas Keyboard Festival, an exciting musical celebration for the whole...

The 2017 American Sand Sculpting Championship

The white sand of Ft. Myers Beach is home to Florida’s largest sand sculpting contest. Each November, sculptors from around the world gather at the Wyndham Hotel to create their masterpieces in what USA Today and CNN Travel have named a “Must See,” and one of the “10 Best sand sculpting competitions in the world.” The 2017 American Sand...

Special Delivery for Kids at Golisano Children’s Hospital of SWFL, #GivingTuesday

Red Bull and Walmart Deliver Toys to Golisano Children’s Hospital Patients Part of the Worldwide Giving Tuesday Movement, Nov. 28 Representatives from Red Bull and Walmart will be on hand at 3:30 pm with patients of Golisano Children’s Hospital for delivery of 7 red wagons full of toys for the hospitalized children. This is in conjunction with #GivingTuesday, which supports the children’s hospital’s Little Red...