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Through the Years: Estero’s Historical Milestones

By / November 2, 2020

500 BC — The Calusa tribe migrates to Estero. Numbering about 50,000 at their peak, the Calusa used nets to catch mullet, pinfish, pigfish and…

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LuLus Kitchen

St. Matthew’s House opens Lulu’s Kitchen

By / October 23, 2020

St. Matthew’s House, donors and friends gathered at St. Matthew’s House on October 21 to commemorate the opening of LuLu’s Kitchen— an 8,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility…

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Families helping Families

Better Together invites community to support A Community Thrives Campaign Sept. 21 through Oct. 16

By / September 21, 2020

Better Together launches #BeBetterChallenge, Funds raised will help keep an estimated 600 children out of foster care Better Together has been selected as a participant…

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Autism Speaks SWFL Walk on Wheels Oct. 3

By / August 22, 2020

The Southwest Florida Autism Speaks Walk brings together the autism community to support one another and fuel the Autism Speaks mission. This year Autism Speaks…

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American Heart Association campaign respond to alarming drop in 911 calls related to COVID-19

By / July 9, 2020

 July 8, 2020 — As COVID-19 cases continue to increase and strain emergency departments nationwide, a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity…

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The Bridge Fund partners with Eva's Closet to provide supplies for a Back to School event in the fall

Residents of Pelican Landing and The Colony raise nearly $300,000 to benefit The Bridge Fund pandemic relief

By / July 9, 2020

Since 2012, The Bridge Fund, a Pelican Landing-based charity, has made more than $1.2 million in awards to local residents in need of emergency financial…

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Project Clean Up

Snippets of Success

By / June 30, 2020

SWFL Stronger Together Campaign Raises $1 Million to Combat COVID-19 Lee Health and NCH Healthcare System (NCH) recently launched the “SWFL Stronger Together” campaign, a…

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Estero resident Greg Pelican wins USA Triathlon’s Athlete of the Year award.

By / June 30, 2020

Estero resident Greg Pelican wins USA Triathlon’s Athlete of the Year award. Running, cycling has been a big part of 61-year-old Greg Pelican’s life. Greg…

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Pace Center for Girls to host Love That Dress! shopping event Sept. 30

By / June 30, 2020

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County will host its highly anticipated Love That Dress! event on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Described as the ultimate feel-good shopping…

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Eight Restaurants at Miromar Outlets and University Village Shops Offer Curbside Pickup and Delivery

By / April 18, 2020

Before firing up the grill for burgers or trying to make authentic pad Thai, consider Ford’s Garage at Miromar Outlets for a savory selection of…

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Local Entrepreneur Partners with Nonprofits, Birthday Fundraising for COVID Relief

By / April 18, 2020

Local entrepreneur Connor Firmender has partnered with the SWFL Community Foundation and United Way to launch a week-long Birthday Fundraising Campaign, for COVID relief efforts.…

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Sospiri offers take out and delivery

By / April 10, 2020

In this difficult period, we all miss hugs, contact with friends and maybe enjoying a nice dinner at a local restaurant. Sospiri is a small,…

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