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Boston Red Sox offers free tickets to first responders, holds ongoing hurricane relief fund

In conjunction with its Hats Off to Heroes program presented by John Hancock, the Boston Red Sox will offer select complimentary tickets to the opening single-admission doubleheader of its spring training season against the Northeastern University Huskies followed by a matchup against the Boston College Eagles. The game will take place at 1:05 p.m. on Feb. 22 at JetBlue Park at Fenway South. All...

JENNIFER’S RELOCATES

Jennifer’s women’s boutique has relocated to The Design Center on McGregor Boulevard after 35 years in the previous location. The upscale boutique has monthly in-store events and owner Jennifer Williams plans to work with other shops to create events that all of the businesses in The Design Center can participate in. For more information, call (239) 481-8582 or visitwww.jennifersfortmyers.com.

FORT MYERS BEACH TRAM LAUNCHES TODAY

Lee County Transit, LeeTran, will launch the Fort Myers Beach Tram Pilot Program today to provide additional public transportation options to the residents and visitors of Lee County. The tram, which replaces the trolley on the north end of the island, runs from Bowditch Point Park to Matanzas Pass Preserve. It will turn around near Matanzas Pass Preserve by looping...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers

Pets, art, music, boats, students and more.   Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Yappy Hour! Fall in Love with a Rescue! Friday:  Bell Tower Shops is partnering with the Gulf Coast Humane Society to host a Valentine’s Day-themed Yappy Hour block party from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Court. Held on the second Friday...

EDISON & FORD WINTER ESTATES NAMES CEO

The Edison & Ford Winter Estates board of trustees and executive search committee has selected Michael A. Flanders as the organization’s new president and CEO. Flanders has a long history with Edison Ford and has strategic planning and historic preservation experience. He will officially start his new position on Feb. 12.  Flanders has 30 years of master site planning experience and assisted...

Tickets available for Grande Dames Tea

Tickets are now on sale for the 10th annual Grande Dames Tea presented by the PACE Center for Girls of Lee County. The Grande Dames Tea honoring Dena Geraghty of Fort Myers, Elizabeth (Betty) Sanders of Fort Myers, Barbara Jean Yeomans of Fort Myers, and honorary Grande Dame Eunice Bremner will be held from 1-3 p.m. on March 13 at the Broadway Palm in Fort Myers. Seats for...

LEE CLERK OF COURT – EXTENDED HOURS TO ACCEPT PASSPORT APPLICATIONS

The Clerk of Court’s Recording Office accepts and verifies passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. It is the responsibility of our office to review the passport application, collect the correct fees, and make sure that all required documentation is included prior to it being sent.  We can even take your passport photo for an additional fee. For...

Builders Care launches online garage sale

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has launched an online garage sale through its Facebook page to help raise money for its program. All funds raised will help support Builders Care’s mission of helping elderly and disabled homeowners in Lee County with emergency repairs. The new online garage sale will be a continuous...

Annual Cracker Dinner slated for Feb. 19

Entertainment legends who performed in Fort Myers will be the focus of the Southwest Florida Historical Society’s annual Cracker Dinner on Feb. 19, at the Broadway Palm, 1380 Colonial Blvd. Liberace, Red Skelton, Debbie Reynolds, Carol Burnett, Minnie Pearl, Rudy Vallee, Yvonne DeCarlo and others performed in Lee County venues.  Local performers will re-enact these legends on the Broadway Palm stage. The re-enactors include Cathy Pcolar, Beverly...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers

Art, music, food, antique cars and more.   Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Fort Myers Art Fest! Friday - Sunday:  ArtFest Fort Myers is best known for its annual juried fine art which features a diverse variety of original art by more than 200 artists. At ArtFest, you’ll discover high-quality, Made-in-USA art. Whether you’re...

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