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PNC Foundation pledges $25,000 to Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida

PNC Foundation has pledged $25,000 to Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida in support of its Opportunity Accelerator Program. OA is a new mentorship program offered through Goodwill that individualizes the delivery of digital skills, job placement, and career training services to each ...

Junior Achievement awarded $5,000 Community Foundation grant

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recently received a $5,000 grant from The Community Foundation (formerly the Cape Coral Community Foundation) to provide workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy programming in Cape Coral schools. Middle and high school students in ...

FWC offers safety tips after gator incident on Sanibel

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recommended precautionary measures for people when near alligators, including in or near water, after a man was recently bitten by one. “Serious injuries caused by alligators are rare in Florida,” Senior Officer Adam Brown said. He ...

Post-Hurricane Ian Replanting Guide

The Native Landscapes & Garden Center's new Post-Hurricane Ian Replanting Guide offers tips for re-vegetating lawns and landscapes in Southwest Florida following Hurricane Ian, with a focus on storm-resilient native plants. “Since its founding, SCCF has advised islanders on best ...

South Cape New Year’s Eve Trolley Event

The South Cape New Year's Eve Trolley Event is this Saturday, Dec. 31, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. This 21+ nightlife celebration takes you to eight locations to enjoy a $2.50 full-size specialty cocktail at each participating South Cape hotspot. Trolley hosts will keep you entertained along the ...

Handbag Happy Hour is set for Jan. 25

Handbag Happy Hour returns Wednesday, Jan. 25, with more than 100 new and gently loved handbags, men’s accessories and pet items to be auctioned to benefit The Nature Park Education Foundation, the non-profit at The Shell Factory, which received major damage during Hurricane Ian. The event ...

Lee County: Lakes Park to tentatively reopen after the new year

Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park, which has been used for recovery operations since Hurricane Ian made landfall, will reopen to the public soon after the New Year’s holiday weekend. The tentative reopening date for the public is Monday, Jan. 9, however park patrons should confirm ...

The Southwest Florida Symphony rocks out with Elton John tribute concert

The Southwest Florida Symphony, the only professional orchestra in Lee County and fourth oldest orchestra in the state, is excited to announce tickets are on sale for the first Brave New Pops concerts of the season. “Remember When Rock was Young – the Elton John Tribute” will offer a ...