Aysegul Timur

Navigating the Presidential Path

September 4, 2023

Aysegul Timur begins her journey as fifth president of FGCU  By Cheryl Mandell   Aysegul Timur, PhD, has become the first woman to lead Florida…

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Laser Lounge check to HOH

Snippets of Success

September 3, 2023

River Oaks Preserve Now Open to Residents Purchased by the Village of Estero, River Oaks Preserve has been under the management of the Coccoloba chapter…

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Mayor Errington at event flag background

From Council to Commerce

August 9, 2023

Katy Errington Named CEO and President of Estero Chamber of Commerce     By Cheryl Mandell   Former Estero Mayor Katy Errington was a pillar…

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Betty with birthday quilt

‘The Best of Times’

August 7, 2023

Original Fountain Lakes Homeowner Celebrates Becoming a Centenarian   By Craig Handel As Betty Zimbro talks of turning 100, five balloons float around inside her…

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Estero Fire Rescue Station 45


July 3, 2023

Estero’s newest fire station designed for training exercises, team-building & top-notch community service   By D. K. Christi An elevator entrapment, an assault, a fall,…

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Everglades National Park

Rediscovering Florida

July 3, 2023

Wildlife, Water Adventures & Wineries — Plan your ‘Staycation’ in South or Central Florida   By Craig Handel   Hurricane Ian combined with a potential…

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Hertz Arena - Vito Palmisano

Beyond the Blades

June 5, 2023

Hertz Arena Gaining Fame As One Of The Nation’s Best Event Venues   By Craig Handel   In the nearly 25 years that Hertz Arena…

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Estero High School

Estero High School Graduates Give Hope for the Future

June 5, 2023

By D.K. Christi   The Estero High School graduating Class of 2023 is entering a new world of artificial intelligence, regular space travel and societal…

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Richard Schulze Cancer Clinic

‘Concierge’ Cancer Care, Close to Home

May 1, 2023

New Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Cancer Clinic opening at Coconut Point    By D. K. Christi   Four years since her breast cancer diagnosis…

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Reaching for the Stars

May 1, 2023

Estero High Pitcher Josh Winckowski makes the Big Leagues in Boston   By Craig Handel   A baseball pitcher is called many things — hurler,…

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Megan Garcia at the Summit

Climbing Kilimanjaro

April 2, 2023

How to become an ambassador for the ‘Nation of Orphans’   By Laura J. Cummings   “I quit!” Megan Garcia shouted, launching her useless, frozen…

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Engage Estero members Allan Bowditch_ Julie Yellig_ Jim Gilmartin_ Jim Shields_ Estero Village Council member George Zalucki

The Evolution of Engage Estero

April 1, 2023

Estero Council of Community Leaders Refreshes Its Name To Reflect Mission   By Cheryl Mandell   More than a decade before Estero became the incorporated…

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