As we close out another year, it’s time to reflect on the amazing experiences we’ve had and the memories we’ve made. Here at Estero Life, we especially like to reflect on the best meals we’ve eaten! 2018 introduced us to some new favorite Southwest Florida eateries — like the trendy Society and eclectic Dorona —…Read More
By Laura J. Cummings & L.J. Bury Memories of childhood Christmases light up our souls — the festive lights, the familiar melodies, the sacred stories, the dinner feasts and sugar cookies with sprinkles…and of course, the anticipation of opening all those presents! While many Estero residents have established new holiday traditions for their families to…Read More
By D.K. Christi The much anticipated grand opening of Lee Health’s Coconut Point healthcare and wellness facility happens this month, and administrators can’t wait to show it off. Advanced technology is being employed to create a new level of customer care, which means patients can look forward to fewer phone calls, shorter wait times and…Read More
Youth Empowerment Day at Koreshan State Park is a fun-filled learning experience. In its second year, the Oct. 13 event kicked off with a 5k race through the park. Many community organizations set up displays including Estero Fire Rescue, Koreshan Park Rangers and Girl Scouts. Ruth Fletcher, park services specialist, characterized the event as a…Read More
Questions with Sarah Newcomb By Laura J. Cummings In seeking a first, full-time executive director, the Estero Chamber of Commerce’s Search Team was looking for a strong leader and communicator with a solid background in business and an understanding of Southwest Florida’s economy and culture. They were surprised to find all of that in a…Read More
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Koreshan State Park Fifth Annual Family Halloween Festival
The Fifth Annual Family Halloween Festival took place at Koreshan State Park Oct. 27, giving local families an opportunity to dress up for some seasonal fun. The festival included a costume contest, “trunk-or-treat” by local businesses and hayrides through the historic Koreshan Settlement.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Hundreds of Lee and Collier County residents united with the American Cancer Society for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Miromar Outlets Oct. 20. The event included live entertainment, a spirit station, kids activities, a Survivor Lap and plenty of pink! This annual walk raises awareness and funds to help with innovative research, to provide free information and support, and to help people reduce their breast cancer risk or detect it early when it’s most treatable. From the opening ceremony to the post-walk entertainment, the Making Strides event at Miromar Outlets is a celebration of survivors and opportunity to remember loved ones lost.