The Saloon Wins Two SWFL Palm Awards

February 22, 2021

The Saloon steak and seafood restaurant in the Coconut Shopping Center has won two SWFL Palm Awards. Beverage manager John Tucker, an eight-year Culinary Concepts…

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Community partners launch Healthy Minds initiative

January 25, 2021

The mental and emotional effects of COVID-19 are impacting well-being in significant ways amid the pandemic, with 40 percent of U.S. adults reporting symptoms of…

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Building Estero: Meet Gary Bonvillian

January 25, 2021

Former university president, international consultant volunteers to lead Estero’s economic development strategy By Craig Handel After a diverse career in academia and international consulting, Gary…

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Lake Michigan Credit Union announces new branch in Estero

January 25, 2021

Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) is pleased to announce the January 25, 2021, opening of its newest branch at 21910 S Tamiami Trail in Estero,…

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Estero Economic Outlook 2021

January 6, 2021

Tourism down, but real estate booming as we enter new year   Just 31 years ago, Realtor Joe Pavich bought one of the first 800…

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Village of Estero Year in Review: 2020

December 7, 2020

As we close out 2020 and head into a new year, the Village of Estero will mark its sixth anniversary. While 2020 has been a…

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‘Quirky’ Everblades Goalie Cam Johnson overcomes personal obstacles, plays for love of the game

December 6, 2020

Cam Johnson isn’t your normal hockey player. “He’s happy-go-lucky, quirky,” Blades coach Brad Ralph said. “He keeps the mood light.” The Florida Everblades goaltender has…

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Miromar Oulets Shines as Top Attraction on TripAdvisor

December 5, 2020

Estero outlet mall remains popular during unprecedented times.   Christmas came early for Miromar Outlets. In the midst of this summer’s COVID-19 shutdowns, Estero’s outlet…

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Through the Years: Estero’s Historical Milestones

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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St. Matthew’s House opens Lulu’s Kitchen

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

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

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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