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12 students from Lee competing in State Science Fair this week

A dozen students from the School District of Lee County are competing this week in The State Science & Engineering Fair of Florida 2021. The District saw public school students sweep the top awards at the 2021 Thomas Alva Edison Kiwanis Regional Science & Engineering Fair. The ...

Community Cooperative announces PB&J drive

Community Cooperative is asking businesses and the community to help support a Peanut Butter & Jelly collection drive through April 21. Peanut butter and jelly are some of the most frequently requested items at mobile food pantries because it is kid-friendly, shelf-stable and protein-rich. ...

North High to give ‘42nd Street’ another go

Last year, the North Fort Myers High School Drama Club was getting ready to put on its rendition of the classic musical “42nd Street” when the pandemic forced the show to be cancelled. This year, with all the sets and costumes and choreography ready, it made sense to give the musical ...

Retiring teacher leaves legacy for students, families

After 37 years in the Lee County School District and 19 years at Pine Island Elementary, Nancy Benjamin is retiring from teaching. Principal Millins has nominated her teacher of the year, and says she is beloved, describing her as an awesome person, educator and friend, who always goes above ...

Pushing the Envelope kicks off 10th Annual CAN IT! Campaign food drive

Pushing the Envelope Inc. is launching its 10th Annual CAN IT! Campaign food drive. The Fort Myers-based marketing communication firm has teamed up with Community Cooperative once again to help relieve hunger in Southwest Florida. Given the increased need due to the COVID-19 pandemic and with ...

Lee County Library System named an Exceptional Employer

The Lee County Library System has received a 2020 Exceptional Employer Award in recognition of its efforts to employ people with disabilities. The annual Exceptional Employer of the Year Awards program is organized by the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities, Vocation Rehabilitation ...