Immersion Language Education in the Heart of Estero By Meg Daradanova Greek language has had an indelible influence upon Western civilization. Helen Keller, a lifelong learner and great admirer of Hellenic culture, once wrote, “If the violin is the most perfect musical instrument, the Greek language is the violin of the human thought.” Yet, few…Read More
By Dr. Phill Morgan To step through the doors of Sushi-Thai Too is to enter the warmth and beauty of Asia and to be able to enjoy two very different but superb cuisines: Thai and Japanese. Everyone is guaranteed a smiling “Sawadee” (welcome) from the largely Thai staff who have exceptional experience and knowledge of…Read More
By D.K. Christi Many tennis courts in Estero’s gated communities are getting a facelift — reemerging as tennis’ popular cousin, pickleball. If you haven’t heard of this sport, you will. Pickleball is one of America’s fastest growing pastimes. It’s not only sweeping the nation, but it’s hot in Estero. Older communities are rapidly adding pickleball…Read More
By D. K. Christi What do jugglers, stilt walkers and circus acts have in common with helping Southwest Florida children in crisis? An upcoming fundraising gala, “A Night of a Million Dreams” featuring Loren Allred, the voice of Jenny Lind from the Oscar-nominated film “The Greatest Showman,” brings a circus themed, fun-filled evening to the…Read More
By Laura J. Cummings The Fort Myers metropolitan area continues to make the Top 10 lists of both Forbes and USA Today for the fastest growing cities in the U.S. — and Estero is clearly a major contributor to this growth. Construction is booming in the Village of Estero, and all indicators point to continued…Read More
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Golisano Children’s Hospital Fashion Show
The 9TH Annual Golisano Children’s Hospital Fashion Show, benefitting Pediatric Behavioral Health, was held on Dec. 3, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. Highlights included a “Flower Wall” and silent auction, the luncheon and the main event — a fashion show featuring trends from fine stores such as Evelyn & Arthur, Brodeur Carvell, Gigi’s Children’s Boutique, Jennifer’s, Patchington’s, Dillards, White House Black Market and many others. Particularly endearing is the use of Golisano patients as models of the children’s fashions. This annual fashion show is a hallmark of fundraising for the Children’s Hospital.
Estero High School Culinary Program
An Evening Under the Shadow Wood
Students in the Estero High School Culinary Program put their skills to the test to prepare a meal for the Third Annual Evening Under the Shadow Wood fundraising dinner at Shadow Wood Golf & Country Club on Dec. 17. The sold-out event included a one-hour competition team demonstration. Students created a three-course meal as guests watched this live cooking show. The meal consisted of filet mignon, a signature salad and a trio dessert. This unique dinner fundraiser provides travel funds for the EHS culinary competition team to compete in Orlando.