October 8, 2014 RSS feed / Other News

Older LeeWay transponders are scheduled to be turned off Nov. 1

Older bumper mount and replaceable battery transponders need to be upgraded soon in order to maintain future compatibility with the statewide SunPass system and allow for possible expansionion to other states.  More...

Minnesota Twins cuts naming rights deal to create CenturyLink Sports Complex

The Minnesota Twins and Century- Link have expanded their long-standing, multi-faceted partnership, which will now include naming rights for the CenturyLink Sports Complex in Fort Myersm, now known as the Lee County Sports Complex. More...

Boy Scouts to honor Charles Idelson, Dolph von Arx as 2014 Distinguished Citizens

The Southwest Florida Council of the Boys Scouts of America recently announced two recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Citizen “Good Scout” Award: Charles K. Idelson of Fort Myers and Dolph W. von Arx of Naples.  More...

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS EVENTS

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 Tanger Factory Outlets, Fort Myers   More...

Inaugural Parent’s College at Florida SouthWestern set for Oct. 18

Florida SouthWestern State College Professional Learning Academy will host its first Parents’ College event from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Oct. 18. More...

Calusa Blueway events slated for this fall and 2015

Lee County is set to take the Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival — a longtime Southwest Florida autumn event — and spread it throughout the year. More...

Bonsai enthusiasts gather to prep for show

Preparation for the 2014 annual Bonsai Exhibit will be the feature of the monthly Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida meeting, which will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the SPLAC building on Metro Plantation Road, Fort Myers. More...

Buckingham Community Day to benefit Special Equestrians

The Hut Restaurant will host a fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the restaurant, 5150 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers. All proceeds will directly benefit Special Equestrians. More...

Surgeon creates new bra for breast cancer patients

Lea Blackwell, M.D., a breast surgeon at Lee Memorial Hospital, is giving breast cancer patients a new, more practical and comfortable option for a bra after breast surgeries.  More...