August 24, 2011 RSS feed / Other News

Breast exams on tap in River District

Radiology Regional Center invites the public to take advantage of its new Mobile Mammography program where breast exams come to you, at Fort Myers city hall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 7. More...

Teen receives national service award

Youth Service America, a global organization that improves communities by increasing the number and diversity of young people serving in substantive roles, has named Fort Myers resident Kelly Turner as its latest Everyday Young Hero Award winner. More...

Mall gets a new play area

The Gulf Coast Town Center plans to open a child play area in early October 2011. More...

‘It wasn’t easy:’

Looking back on the the life of Carlie Barwick Earnest

“It wasn’t easy,” is an answer Carlie Barwick Earnest gives often when thinking back to her past. She has lived 95 years in Southwest Florida. Little about Miss Carlie’s life has been easy. More...

Participants sought for bladder study

The Department of Clinical Research at Florida Urology Physicians is accepting patients for a new research study treating overactive bladder. Dr. Barry Blitz is the principal investigator for the study. More...

Host families needed now for international high school students

Foreign high school students are are looking forward to fulfilling their life-long dreams of an academic semester or year of study in the United States. More...

ISLAND HOPPING

Dresses, art and sweets keep islands – well hopping

Recently I had the pleasure of being a visitor myself on the islands. My sister Raquel, a teacher from New York, spent her last bit of summer vacation here before heading back to the classroom. More...

HIT THE LINKS

Shell Point tournament gets patriotic More...

New hotline, website helps seniors stay independent

The Florida PACE Association has launched an informational website and toll-free number for those interested in learning more about the Program for All- Inclusive Care for the Elderly and PACE providers. More...

Fort Myers High School to celebrate 100 years

Alumni, parents and friends of Fort Myers High School can purchase tickets to Green and White Ball, a 100-year celebration of excellence taking place at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. More...

Students can sign up for free tutoring

Basic Learning Skills, an afterschool tutoring agency, which has its head office in Fort Myers, is reminding parents that Sept. 15 is the last day to sign up their children for free after-school tutoring. More...

Let’s hear it for teachers — and for my mom

Summer is over and we’re hearing that familiar b-rrrrrring! School is in session, and with it will come the teachers. I think back to my days at Orange River Elementary in Fort Myers and remember with a smile. More...

SAVE THE DATE

Wine & Food Fest ready for another outstanding year

SWFL Children’s Charities’ SWFL Wine & Food Fest 2012 weekend event will be held Feb. 24 and 25, 2012, at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. More...

Alliance to kick off art season for families

The Alliance for the Arts will kick off Lee County’s cultural season at its ninth annual Fall for the Arts, a free family event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. More...

THE LIVING GULF COAST

C.R.O.W. helps mitigate our impact on the environment

Established in 1968, C.R.O.W. is one of the leading wildlife rehabilitation centers in the United States. C.R.O.W. treats 4,000 patients annually representing 160 different wildlife species. More...