December 17, 2014 RSS feed / Other News

Take a walk to help the hungry

The seventh annual WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk will take place Saturday, Jan. 17, at Miromar Outlets in Estero. A 2-mile noncompetitive family and pet-friendly event, the Walk benefits the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida.  More...

Nominate notable FGCU alumni

The Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association is accepting nominations for its annual Alumni Awards. Deadline for submissions is Friday, Jan. More...

Nominate notable FGCU alumni

Residents who attended the Christmas Carol Sing at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Myers donated about 3,000 pounds of food and $9,000 in cash. The 24th annual Christmas Carol Sing was sponsored and organized by the Galloway Family of Dealerships. More...

Junior Achievement to induct Joseph Catti and Elaine Hawkins into Business Hall of Fame

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Joseph R. Catti, director, president, and CEO of Fine- Mark Holdings, and FineMark National Bank & Trust, and Elaine A. More...

HHS awards $1.5 million in Affordable Care Act funding for Florida health centers

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. More...

Church sponsors first Human Trafficking Symposium

Naples United Church of Christ has signed on as a prevention sponsor of the inaugural Human Trafficking Symposium on Wednesday, Jan. 14. More...

Gift cards on your list?

Read the fine print before you buy

The Better Business Bureau has some tips for those who turn to gift cards as a convenient solution for the relative or friend who is hard to please or who lives far away.  More...

Goal setting and motivation focus of networking event

Southwest Florida Community Foundation CEO Sarah Owen will serve as speaker for the next monthly meeting of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. More...

Four tips to avoid holiday and weather-related allergies this season

While Florida is not known for its harsh winters, the dramatic changes in temperature from week to week can still trigger unwanted allergy and asthma symptoms. More...

Lee County’s mental health landscape topic of meeting

Kevin Lewis, CEO Salus Care, will discuss mental health in Lee County at the League of Women Voters of Lee County’s monthly educational program meeting from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Fort Myers charity launches open-air market in Haiti

About 4,000 Haitian men, women and children from across the country gathered together in celebration of the grand opening of the largest open-air marketplace in Haiti earlier this month. More...