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Local woman dances her way to toward quarter finals of Fab Over 40 competition

Silvia Hasak may not leap tall buildings in a single bound but — at 64-years-old — she is a pole dance wonder woman who is a local favorite in a national people choice contest in search of a Fab Over 40 goddess. Ever since she entered the competition, Hasak's age-defying beauty and allure ...

Lee County Black History Society to kick off capital campaign

The Lee County Black History Society is organizing a capital campaign to raise money for the construction of a Black Cultural Center at Clemente Park in Dunbar. Fort Myers City Councilmember Teresa Watkins Brown will kick off the funding of the capital campaign by donating $25,000 Monday, ...

Lighting the way

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce recently received approval from the city of Sanibel to celebrate Luminary 2021 in traditional fashion on Dec. 3-4. In its 37th year of bringing holiday cheer to the streets, businesses, residents and island visitors, Luminary will again ...

Cellitti named the executive director of Pace’s Lee Center

Pace Center for Girls, a nationally-recognized program that provides education, counseling, training and advocacy for girls and young women, announced Jennifer Cellitti will serve as the executive director of Pace’s Lee Center, which was effective July 14, 2021. Serving previously as ...

LARC receives personal protective equipment donation from Bank of America

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens, an organization serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recently received a donation of 10,000 masks and 14,000 gloves from Bank of America. “Since the start of the coronavirus, personal protective equipment supplies have ...

LCEC: Powering down or putting your pc in sleep mode will lower electric usage

One easy way to conserve electricity while saving on your electric bill is to power down your computer when you are not using it. If you are one to jump on and off your pc for work or pleasure, LCEC energy experts recommend that you put your computer in sleep mode whenever possible. Below is ...

Lee County events and Festivals – October 2021 through July 2022

The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel has released its upcoming festivals and events calendar for the 2021-2022 season. Visit FortMyers-Sanibel.com as more events will be added as dates and times continue to firm up: Festivals and annual events Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Sept. ...

What’s new in August from The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel

August on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel brings long sunny days with great shelling and lots of outdoor activities as visitors take long-awaited vacations. In addition to offering plenty of space for social distancing, great year-round weather, shell-drenched beaches, wildlife and the ...