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Top Rocker Events introduces inaugural Morgan & Morgan Signature Series for charity

As the festival season approaches, Southwest Floridians can look forward to Top Rocker Events' brand-new Morgan & Morgan Signature Series. Top Rocker Field at Six Bends will play host to the SWFL Hunger Games on Saturday, October 7, Salute to the Brave: HERO PROJECT on Saturday, November 11 and the Biggest Baddest Beer Bash on Saturday, December 2. Proceeds from each event will benefit a...

Big Backpack Event gets Lee County kids ready for school

Lee County kids got prepared for the upcoming school year at the Big Backpack Event.  More than 2,000 students received free backpacks, school supplies and haircuts. A special thanks to the dignitaries who attended the event today to volunteer and meet the community in attendance.  Representatives from the city of Fort Myers, Lee County school board, Sheriff's office and fire department...

Is a comprehensive eye exam part of your child’s back to school routine?

Changes in vision are a natural part of your child’s varying stages of development. However, children often don’t realize that their vision is causing them trouble. They simply haven’t experienced the clarity of what “normal” eyesight should look like. That’s why comprehensive eye exams are key to monitoring children’s vision development. They should be used as a tool to...

Take the 5210 Pledge update

Healthy Lee 5210 Pledge News: July  Thanks for participating in Healthy Lee's 5210 Pledge! This week, the 5210 Pledge continues to focus on getting one hour or more of physical activity every day. As this month comes to an end, we encourage you to get a head start on the August challenge of drinking no sugar-sweetened drinks and drink more water instead!  Don’t...

ACE HARDWARE TO OPEN LOCAL CUSTOMER CARE CENTER

Ace Hardware Corp. announced the opening of a customer care center in Fort Myers. The new office facility is at 4700 Terminal Drive at Page Field. The facility is part of a strategic three-year plan to grow and transform the Customer Care division. Once fully staffed, the 10,000 square-foot, fully renovated space will employ approximately 110 Ace corporate team members. The Customer Care...

NICKEL RIDE SERVICE TO OFFER FREE RIDES IN RIVER DISTRICT

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...

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