Rotary Club of Fort Myers South brings ‘Josh the Otter’ to SWFL students

The Rotary Club of Fort Myers South is working to solve a deadly problem that affects more children in Florida than in any other state. Club members are bringing the Josh the Otter Water Safety and Literacy Project to local kindergarten students in an effort to educate children with a simple message: Stay away from [ Read more → ]

Magnolia Landing event offers glance at attractively priced paradise

Homebuyers will have a golden opportunity to check out an enticing community with a growing list of amenities. D.R. Horton Southwest Florida is celebrating the grand opening of three model homes at Magnolia Landing on Saturday, July 28, from noon to 2 p.m. Visitors can tour the 1,828-square-foot Cali model home and the 1,519-square-foot Cambridge [ Read more → ]

Karen Pickrum represented Preferred Travel of Naples At Belmond Bellini Club Meeting in Mexico

Karen Pickrum, Director of Marketing for Preferred Travel of Naples, recently attended a Belmond Bellini Club meeting/conference in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Currently there are only 220 Bellini Club members (travel agencies) worldwide. Preferred Travel of Naples was invited to the special meeting for an overview of new information on Belmond, including updates on acquisitions, hotel [ Read more → ]

Rotary Club of Fort Myers South bestows Four-Way Test Awards

Rotary Club of Fort Myers South is pleased to announce Aaron Nash and Tracie Bagans have each been awarded the Rotary International Four-Way Test Award. Nash is the owner of Platinum Fitness and was awarded as the club’s non-Rotarian Community Winner. Bagans is the regional field services manager at Florida Power and Light and was [ Read more → ]

Our Voices Together hosts first meeting in Fort Myers

Floridians are making a collaborative effort to develop a voice for people with disabilities. Our VoicesTogether gathered for the first time on Monday, July 9 at the Fort Myers Talking Books Library to establish a coalition that takes a coordinated approach to speaking up on public policy that affects people with disabilities. A crowd of [ Read more → ]

Dress for Success SW Florida presents Entrepreneurial Spirit Program

Southwest Florida women striving to start their own business will get the support they need to prosper in work and in life. Nickole Hendra, Executive Director of Dress for Success SW Florida, is pleased to announce the Entrepreneurial Spirit Program (E$P) will be held on Saturday, August 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at [ Read more → ]

Reservations now being taken for the 9th Annual “Thinking Outside the Box” Seminar for Non-Profits

Non-profit organizations in Collier County are encouraged to register now for the ninth annual “Thinking Outside the Box” seminar to be held on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Naples Daily News Community Room located at 1100 Immokalee Road in Naples. This year’s theme is The Nine Lives of a [ Read more → ]

Spacious new homes going fast in gated Naples community

To John and Elise Herendeen, the difference is obvious. The couple is thrilled with their home in Mockingbird Crossing off Vanderbilt Beach Road after moving there from a three-bedroom, two-bath villa in East Naples. “We were in a nice, little community, but it doesn’t compare to up here,” John Herendeen said. Now, just a year-and-a-half [ Read more → ]

Lee County Tax Collector benefits Senior Paws Sanctuary

Old dogs may not be able to learn new tricks, but they can get a new lease on life. The Lee County Tax Collector’s Lehigh Acres service center supports the Senior Paws Sanctuary, a Lehigh Acres-based nonprofit organization that provides urgent care and foster homes for older dogs and dogs with severe medical conditions. The [ Read more → ]

Lee County Tax Collector to unveil two Tree of Life murals

Just over two years ago, after the sudden death of fifteen-year-old Alexis Bonadies, her parents found hope in the darkness of tragedy – an opportunity for Alexis’s legacy to live on through organ donation. Alexis had registered as an organ and tissue donor while getting her driver license in Lee County only months prior to [ Read more → ]