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DE-STRESS FOR FREE AT LEE WELLNESS CENTERS

The Lee Health Wellness Centers invite the community for a complimentary week. Visit one of its campuses to de-stress and enjoy some time taking care of you.         Its facilities offer strength and cardio equipment as well as group exercise classes. The Cape Coral Wellness Center also offers two heated swimming pools and steam rooms. You can also try their new Mind...

Rotary Club of Fort Myers South presents $60K to local law enforcement youth programs

Money was raised at 2016 Law & Order Ball The Rotary Club of Fort Myers South recently presented checks totaling $60,000 to local law enforcement youth programs.  The money was raised at the 2016 Law & Order Ball, which is hosted each fall by the club. Seven local law enforcement agencies received checks, including: $16,720 for the Lee County Sheriff’s Office,...

Haven of Hope presents an Everblades “Season Opener for Hope & Hockey”

Event kicks off support drive for Heart of Florida Youth Ranch construction Alice Skaff, executive director for Haven of Hope International (HOHI), invites the public to attend a “Season Opener for Hope & Hockey,” 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13 at Germain Arena. You will enjoy a pre-game gathering with food and drinks. There will also be a meet-and-greet with former Everblades star...

Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest

This weekend, during the annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, hit songwriter Dave Gibson will be paying homage to our veterans by performing two new songs about military life. The first song, "Save Another Patriot" was inspired by a young man who went off to war, came home, and had trouble re-adjusting to civilian life. This...

Rotary Club of Fort Myers bringing fun and excitement to the inaugural Backyard Family Bash on Oct. 22

Local musical favorites Strange Arrangement, The Juice, MFYF and more set to take the stage Food, music and plenty of fun are on tap for the inaugural Backyard Family Bash, presented by Rotary Club of Fort Myers, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22 at Alliance for the Arts. The Backyard Family Bash will have a variety of local foods and entertainment for the whole...

“BECOMING COSMOPOLITAN” EVENT CANCELED BECAUSE OF IRMA

Community Cooperative has canceled the upcoming Becoming Cosmopolitan event scheduled for Oct. 5 in downtown Fort Myers. Community Cooperative’s focus post-storm has been ensuring that the community has the resources it needs. They want to help the community recover as quickly and efficiently as possible. That’s where the focus needs to remain for the coming months. Becoming Cosmopolitan sponsors told Community Cooperative that,...

MILLENNIAL BREWING TO HOST OKTOBERFEST IN FORT MYERS

Millennial Brewing Company will host Fort Myers’ only Oktoberfest event from Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. until Oct. 15 at 8 p.m.    The four-day festival will include an authentic brewery and beer pavilion tent, as well as another Bavarian-inspired décor, beer, food, music, merchandise, camaraderie and games for people of all ages, along with their pets.   Additionally, a portion of the weekend proceeds will...

2018 RUN FOR THE FALLEN — Sergeant Sammy Gonzalez’s Ultra-Marathon Run from Fort Myers to Tallahassee

  On April 26, 2018, Sergeant Sammy Gonzalez with the Lee County Sheriff's Office will depart the Sheriff's Office Headquarters in Fort Myers and travel on foot to the state capital of Tallahassee in an effort to raise money for families of fallen law enforcement officers. This 390-mile trek will lead him to Tallahassee in time for the annual Florida Sheriff's...

Lee Health Wellness Centers Offer Stress Relief

The Lee Health Wellness Centers is inviting the community for a complimentary week to visit one of their campuses to de-stress and enjoy some time for self-care. Their facilities offer strength and cardio equipment as well as group exercise classes. But not only that, the Cape Coral Wellness Center also offers two heated swimming pools, steam rooms and a new...

Proposed School District of Lee County Calendar Changes due to Hurricane Irma

Due to recent school closures as a result of local flooding in August, and Hurricane Irma, it has become necessary to make adjustments to the instructional calendar. In order to best balance our students' instructional needs with the disruption that came from these natural disasters, the District is proposing returning 6 days to the 2017-18 calendar. These changes are subject to...

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