LuLus Kitchen

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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Hilary Marciano and her baby at the Marc and Barb Designs Co. booth, Miromar Outlets farmers market

Open-Air Shopping: Farmers markets offer unique finds, bring foot traffic to local malls

September 29, 2020

Farmers markets are so much more than cute places to go for fresh produce, homemade specialty foods and handcrafted gifts. In Lee County, they’re a…

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Families helping Families

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

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

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

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.

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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Robert Marlinski

Timeless Gifts for Men

May 28, 2020

As Father’s Day approaches, many people wonder how they will make the men in their lives feel special this year. While watches are a popular…

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Empty tables at The Pewter Mug North

Resourcefulness Key to Recovery as Pandemic Pummels Local Businesses

May 1, 2020

In the 22 years his restaurant has been open for business in Estero, Michael Fattah has cherished the relationships he’s developed with his regulars at…

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

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

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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