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Cell Phones for Soldiers drive

Action Automatic Door & Gate has partnered with Cell Phones for Soldiers Inc., a national nonprofit that has provided more than 300 million minutes of talk time to troops and veterans around the world, to collect gently used cellphones and other mobile devices in commemoration of Earth Day. Through the month of April, Southwest Floridians can donate their smartphone, cellphone...

American Idol heartthrob Taylor Hicks to perform in Fort Myers Friday, May 5

American Idol winner Taylor Hicks to perform at Champions 4 Children Southwest Florida charity event   Taylor Hicks, American Idol winner of season five, will perform an intimate poolside concert on May 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa as part of the Champions 4 Children’s Southwest Florida charity weekend to benefit Blessings in...

Madisen’s Match raises record amount for brain cancer research in Southwest Florida

The ninth annual world-class celebrity tennis experience Madisen’s Match took place on March 31 and April 1 at The Landings Yacht, Golf and Tennis Club in Fort Myers raising nearly $150,000 for brain tumor related programs here in Southwest Florida. Event attendees had the chance to play tennis alongside some of the game's greats including:  Mardy Fish, Robby Ginepri, Tom...

Private party packages now available at Matanzas on the Bay

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is now offering private party packages for special events. Serving as an intimate waterfront setting for weddings, special dinners, showers, barbecues, holiday parties and more, Matanzas on the Bay’s newly built outdoor bayside special event area is located between the Matanzas on the Bay restaurant and Matanzas Bayside Inn. Six private...


The 2017 Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida Award will be presented at the annual awards dinner from 6-9 p.m. on May 10 at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs.  The 2017 nominees include many of our local Cape Coral businesses:  Tanya Veit, AAE Glass LLC;  Jeanne Sweeney, Above Board Chamber of Florida;  Jeff Poirier, AXI International; Louis Bruno, Bruno Air Conditioning;  Jenn Zella,...

Ribbon Cutting at the new Golisano Children’s Hospital of SW FL

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Grand opening celebration of Red Wing Shoes in Fort Myers April 7 and 8

The public is invited to attend a grand opening celebration of Fort Myers’ first Red Wing store at 11150 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, Fla. on Friday and Saturday, April 7 and 8.  Enjoy exclusive savings on the largest selection of work footwear in Lee County during the two-day event at this local veteran-owned business. Customers who shop at the...

Thank You For Participating in the #MillionMileMovement!

Thank You For Participating in the #MillionMileMovement!  More than 6,000 people registered to take the steps to a healthier lifestyle by participating in Healthy Lee's Million Mile Movement! Individuals and teams from all areas of Lee County walked, biked, danced, and swam for 90 days of movement.Together, Lee County moved 726,552 miles!  Congratulations Winners The Million Mile Movement is a non-competitive wellness...

Bobby Nichols Foundation donates $116k to Blessings in a Backpack

The Bobby Nichols Charity Foundation recently presented $116,000 to Blessings in a Backpack of Southwest Florida to support its mission of making hunger-free weekends a reality for food-insecure children in Lee and Collier counties. Proceeds from the 15th annual Nichols Cup Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament were earmarked for several not-for-profit organizations who serve vulnerable children. In Lee and Collier counties,...

2nd Annual Poker Run for Ronald McDonald House

2nd Annual Poker Run & Car/Truck/Bike Show for Ronald McDonald House. April 8th 1:30 to 5PM After Party at Chicago Boys Bar and Grill then head over to Cape Coral Bike Night.... 2245 Winkler Ave, Fort Myers Help out a great cause..

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