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The Breeze Dozen: Cape Trailblazers — Denise Vidal

Each week the Cape Coral Breeze will feature a leader within the business community -- public sector, private sector, or non-profit -- asking a dozen questions that focus on the person and the business in which they hold a leadership role. Bio: Name: Denise Vidal Position: Executive Vice ...

COVID-19 cases in Florida tops 518,000

By the Numbers As of 11 a.m. Friday, there are 518,075 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Florida, an increase of 7,686 since FDOH's last update Thursday morning. More than 87,700 test results were reported to the Department of Health on Thursday, Aug. 6. Of those reported tests, ...

Springtime Farms combines plant nursery, petting zoo

When John and Sabreena Williams opened Springtime Farms Adventure Park at 10761 Aqua Vista Lane at the start of the year, they wanted to make it more than just a typical garden center. They wanted to make it fun for the kids, because, let’s face it, shrub shopping might not be the most ...

Business Briefs 8-7-20

Qureshi elected as vice president of ACT Board of Directors The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., recently announced that business and tax attorney Sara Qureshi has been elected as vice president of the Abuse Counseling & Treatment Center’s Board of Directors. ...

‘There’s strength in numbers’

According to Greater Pine Island Civic Association Board President Scott Wilkinson, the incorporation of Pine Island would afford islanders the ability to restore local control. Lee County seemed to be receptive to putting a non-binding referendum to incorporate Pine Island on the November ...

FGCU students organize cleanup to help sea turtles

A Captiva native and marine science major at the Florida Gulf Coast University recently helped organize a beach cleanup as part of a school project to improve the shoreline for nesting sea turtles. On July 25, a mix of FGCU students and locals met at 8 a.m. at the Alison Hagerup Beach ...

County OKs purchase of Conservation 20/20 parcels

The Lee County Board of County Commissioners approved the purchase of two parcels totaling 216 acres for the Conservation 20/20 Land Acquisition Program, including a 15-acre parcel on Pine Island. The parcels are contiguous to existing preserves. The parcels are: n About 201 acres ...