February 22, 2012 RSS feed / Other News

Tennis greats coming to Bonita Bay Club

Southwest Floridians will have the chance to see some of the world’s top touring tennis professionals in action during The FineMark Tour Players Tennis Classic Friday and Saturday, March 2-3 at the Bonita Bay Club. More...

See SWFL like a true eco-traveler

Join Lee County Parks & Recreation for a free public program series that will provide inside tips and tricks for being a true eco-traveler in Southwest Florida. More...

Hope Gala draws record crowd

The 10th annual Hope Gala drew a record crowd on Saturday, Feb. More...

Rose Rundle and Don Paight to address PR Association

The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will host Rose Rundle, general manager of Harborside Event Center, who will speak on “Events, Publicity and Having a Plan” at its next meeting at 11:15 a.m. More...

Tattoo artists to take tests, get licensed

Florida has joined 47 other states in creating a statute requiring tattoo establishments and artists to be registered and licensed with the state. More...

Artist shows heart for Valentine’s Day exhibit

ISLAND HOPPING

Valentine’s Day is truly for lovers — lovers of people, pets, life and yes, art. More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Pottery producer appealed to popular tastes

Weller pottery was first made in 1872 in Fultonham, Ohio, but by 1882 Weller had moved to Zanesville, one of the main cities where pottery was made in Ohio. More...

Edison nursing program receives large gift

An anonymous Fort Myers couple has given The Edison State College Foundation an estate gift of $728,000 for the School of Nursing on the Lee Campus. More...

Go to the fair for free

Visitors to the Southwest Florida Fair can attend for free on Harry Chapin Food Bank Night, Monday, Feb. 27, by bringing a donation of two nonperishable food items per person. More...

Track animals like an Apache

Bill Marple, head tracking instructor of Tom Brown's Tracking, Nature and Wilderness Survival School will be presenting three unique classes at the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve in Fort Myers. More...

Gov. Scott will explore prison privatization without law change

Gov. Rick Scott said last week that he will explore opportunities to privatize state prisons on his own following the Senate’s defeat of a bill that would have required some prisons be bid out to private companies. More...

Technology Partnership to kick off lecture series

The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership invites area technology professionals to attend the first presentation of this year’s Software Technologies Distinguished Lecture Series at FGCU at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 1. More...

Broadway meets Fifth Avenue at Celebration of Women

Hope Health- Care Services hosts its fifth annual Celebration of Women at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 26, at Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers with the 2012 theme, “Broadway Meets Fifth Avenue.” More...