×
×
homepage logo
STORE

Local Lifestyles

Carl Veaux honored for environmental advocacy

When you think environmental activist in Cape Coral, or Southwest Florida for that matter, one name comes to the forefront - Carl Veaux.Veaux was honored at Monday's Cape Coral City Council meeting, as he was presented an environmental stewardship award from the Florida Department of ...

Ms. Oktoberfest

The German American Social Club of Cape Coral has selected its next Ms. Oktoberfest.Cheyenne Schwind, 24, will represent the club as the "face" of Oktoberfest 2018, set for two weekends, Oct. 19-21 and Oct. 26-28, at the German American Social Club.First runner up was Savannah Liebegott; second ...

Cape Rotarian looks to raise funds via canoe paddle

A childhood dream will be realized for one Cape resident over the next three months with a philanthropic twist.Erik Elsea, a Realtor with Jones & Co. Realty and acting president of the Cape Coral Rotary Club, plans to canoe down the entire length of the Mississippi River, solo, over a ...

Greater Pine Island Chamber of Commerce names Kayla McGuire 2018 Mango Queen

The Greater Pine Island Chamber of Commerce named Kayla McGuire as named Mango Queen for 2018 at its monthly card exchange meeting last Wednesday night at Cap'n Con's."I'm absolutely thrilled to be Mango Queen," McGuire said. "I was born on Pine Island and have lived here my whole life. I went ...

TOPS’ ‘losers’ take pride in family-style support of members

Cape Coral is home to some of the state's biggest losers.That's not only a good thing, it's bragging rights for a local TOPS chapter that supported the efforts of not only Florida's 2017 weight-loss queen but the weight-loss king runner-up as well."We are one great big family. We cry when we're ...

Half the woman she was: Baker is state’s weight-loss queen

For anyone, making a major chance in your life can be a demanding and formidable task. Debbie Baker knew she had to change her lifestyle, or she wasn't going to be there to see her grandchildren grow up. Change her life is exactly what she did and is now being recognized as State Queen of ...

Operation Open Arms founder receives Navy Distinguished Public Service Medal

Captain John "GiddyUp" Bunch is amassing a collection of honorary hardware.The founder of Operation Open Arms and Marine veteran received the Navy Distinguished Public Service Medal Friday, and the U.S. Army Outstanding Civilian Service Award in Washington, D.C., in 2016. He also received a Key ...