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Halloween Safety Reminder from your Police Department

The Police Department reminds drivers to be extra careful while out and about this Halloween night. Drivers should be vigilant - remember that kids will be out late trying to get that one last piece of candy.  Slow down- This is generally good advice, but especially in the early evening and dusk hours.  Visibility is dramatically reduced in the dusk...

BLUE CHIP KEYNOTE SPEAKER TO VISIT SCHOOLS

Motivational speaker Travis Roy will deliver his story and message on perseverance to two local high schools on Wednesday: Cape Coral High School and PACE Center for Girls. Roy will then present as the keynote speaker on Nov. 2 at the BB&T–Oswald Trippe and Co. annual Blue Chip Community Business Awards. This awards ceremony honors local businesses that have overcome adversity to achieve success. Roy, an aspiring athlete in...

Habitat celebrates Major Milestone of 1,500 homes

On Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties celebrated their 1,500th home. This major milestone was commemorated by a special dedication ceremony for the Habitat home buyer. Included were home sponsor Chico’s FAS, Inc., Habitat Board Members, donors, and volunteers. Habitat’s 1,500th home is significant as it symbolizes that 1,500 families have partnered with...

Military Appreciation Day

Veterans and current members of the military and their families can get a haircut and apply for a job at the sixth annual Military Appreciation Day. In honor of our military troops and their families, Lee Health’s Military Support Program will again take part in the annual event set for Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Christian Church, 2061 McGregor Blvd.,...

Florida SouthWestern State College Hosts Pop-Up Adventure Play on Nov. 4

Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) School of Education will hold a Pop-Up Adventure Play from 1-4 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Practice Field (across from the Lockmiller Child Care Center) Thomas Edison Campus, Fort Myers. Pop-up Adventure Play is free and open to children of all ages. Pop-Up Adventure Playgrounds are free, public celebrations of child-directed play, stocked with...

CAPTAIN REEVES HONORED AS ‘OFFICER OF THE YEAR’

Captain Christopher Reeves of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office was honored as “Officer of the Year” at the Rotary Club of Fort Myers South’s fourth annual Law & Order Ball on Oct. 21 at Germain Arena. This event raises funds to support local law enforcement youth programs, Fort Myers Rotary South Foundation and Fund-A-Need Initiative. Reeves, the North District commander, has been with...

5 Things to Do in Fort Myers This Weekend

Halloween events, Toga parties, and more.  Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Halloween At Bass Pro Shops Friday thru Tuesday:  Charlie Brown and his friends are back for another Halloween event at Bass Pro Shops in Gulf Coast Town Center! Come get a free 4x6 photo taken of you in your Halloween costume! There will...

Full Plates Project with Community Cooperative wants to deliver Thanksgiving dinners

Community Cooperative is calling upon Southwest Florida individuals, businesses and community groups to help collect the more than 2,000 turkeys needed to fulfill the need for this year’s Full Plates Project.  The annual project provides prepared Thanksgiving meals for those who cannot cook and Thanksgiving dinner kits for those who have the ability to cook but are unable to afford...

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