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Alliance, Bailey-Matthews Museum seek art for H2O Exhibit

The Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers, in partnership with the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum on Sanibel, is seeking artists to submit their work to an exhibition focused on water. The call is open to all artists residing in Florida. Water is the source of all life and has been an ...

Valerie’s House to hold in-person support sessions Aug. 3

Although Valerie's House has continued its support groups during the COVID-19 pandemic on a virtual basis, families shared their desire to go back to in-person, which will begin on Monday, Aug. 3. Valerie's House is a nonprofit organization, whose sole purpose is to help children who are ...

Golisano Foundation awards $39,000 to LARC for COVID-19 response

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens has been awarded a $39,000 grant from the Golisano Foundation. The grant will help LARC, an organization serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, respond to urgent needs stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. The grant is a part ...

3rd Annual Miles for Museum ride Sunday

The Southwest Florida Military Museum &?Library will be hosting its 3rd Annual Miles for the Museum motorcycle ride this Sunday, July 26. The cost to participate is a $10 donation with all proceeds going to the museum.The event is sponsored by the Sons of Liberty Masonic Riders ...

Alliance, Wild Ace Entertainment to present virtual show Aug. 13

The Alliance for the Arts, in partnership with Wild Ace Entertainment, will present an evening of virtual entertainment on Thursday, Aug. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Fun for all ages, this virtual extravaganza is jam-packed with magical mystery, clever circus and comedy delights.Brittany Sparkles and ...

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida elects new board of directors

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced its incoming board of directors, elected to serve through 2021.The board of directors will be led by chair, Scott Fischer, CEO of Scott Fischer Enterprises; vice chair, Jeff Fusco, senior vice president for Bank OZK; past chair, Curt Todd, ...

24th Semi-Annual Home & Garden Show returns to Fort Myers Sept. 19-20

In 1991, Bill Anderson's Home & Garden Show was the first event to be held at the then new Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers.On Sept. 19 and 20, the 2020 Semi-Annual Home & Garden Show will be the first public event to be held at the new Caloosa Sound Convention ...

Ronald McDonald House Charities suspends ‘tab program’

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida has announced plans to suspend its popular "tab program" for the foreseeable future. The tiny pull tab is the only pure aluminum on a soda can and in large quantities has value to recyclers. People of all ages have collected the pop tabs and ...