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The Nickel Ride will begin providing free transportation on Aug. 1 between The Edison & Ford Winter Estates to the intersection of Seaboard Street and Palm Beach Boulevard and down as far south as Edison Avenue.   To keep the service free, every vehicle in the fleet is a host for local advertisers and business owners. They also has a free app.   Convenient to use, The...

IMAG History & Science Center Celebrates Birthday with a Present for the First 250 Children

Buy-One-Get-One Admission and Hands-on Activities at IMAG Birthday IMAG History & Science Center is celebrating its facility’s 22nd birthday on Saturday, August 12 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. within its regularly scheduled operating hours. Festivities include food trucks, interactive STEM and history stations. There will also be buy-one-get-one admissions, a gift for the first 250 children, as well as a preview of a one-of-a-kind virtual reality...

Leadership NEXT goes behind bars at the Lee County jail

Lee County Sheriff’s Office to present the high-level operations to run the correctional facility and give guests an exclusive tour Leadership NEXT is a professional organization for advancing business leaders in Southwest Florida. It is brought to you by the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce.  They will host their next program on Aug. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the...

‘Over The Edge’ kickoff event slated

The Heights Foundation is hosting an “Over The Edge” kickoff happy hour from 5:30–7 p.m. on July 27 at Bahama Breeze Island Grille in Fort Myers.   Guests will enjoy a complimentary cocktail, appetizers, have opportunities to win prizes and learn how they can go Over The Edge of the 19-story Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village to benefit The Heights Foundation.   The fundraiser will...

StarShine in the 239 Talent Showcase

The event committee for AMIkids Southwest Florida has announced that the inaugural StarShine in the 239 Talent Showcase to benefit local teens will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 6 at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre.   The six-act dinner event will be co-chaired by Michelle Graham and Larry Hart. It will be emceed by Stephanie Davis and Marc Collins. Featuring local...

Garage and bake sale benefit

Norman Love Confections will hold a garage and bake sale, featuring a wide variety of home goods, furnishings, clothing and more as well as delectable baked goods from Norman Love Confections.   The sale will benefit 7-year-old Cole Williams. Cole is the young son of Gary Williams, a chef at Artisan Gelato by Norman Love Confections.   The garage and bake sale will take...

Bingo & Boots to benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida will be hosting a Bingo & Boots event on Saturday, July 22 from 4 to 7 pm at the Dixie Roadhouse, located at 1023 SE 47th Terrace in Cape Coral. The fundraising event will include bingo, a dinner buffet, and a silent auction.  All Make-A-Wish® guests who attend the Bingo & Boots event may stay and enjoy the evening at Dixie Roadhouse free of normal cover charge. Guests...

Pop Up Shop event

Women in Southwest Florida are invited to shop and support the local affiliate of Dress for Success at a special Pop Up Shop event on July 29, 2017. The event will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dress for Success SW Florida, located at 12995 S. Cleveland Ave., Suite 153, in Fort Myers. The event is free...

Benefit motorcycle run to benefit Abuse Counseling & Treatment

Abuse Counseling and Treatment Inc. (ACT) will hold the David Barbur benefit motorcycle run and brunch, which will start at Six Bends Harley-Davidson and conclude at Keylime Bistro on Aug. 13.   All proceeds from this event will go towards ACT’s safe, free and confidential programs for victims of domestic violence and their children, survivors of sexual assault, and human trafficking in...


In 2016, the Lee County Hawks U6 football team won the Football University (FBU) State Championship played in Naples. The Hawks are part of the Southwest Florida Youth Football League (SWFYFL.) There are 8 teams who make up the Southwest Florida Youth Football League (swflyouthfootball.com) including 3 from Lee County:  Cape Coral's Lee County Hawks, the Cypress Lake Hornets and the...

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