Christina Calderon-Carrillo

Estero Women in Business

By Laura J. C / September 1, 2018

Women-led companies are thriving. According to the National Association of Women Business Owners, more than 11.6 million firms are owned by women, generating $1.7 trillion…

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Jordan Paris

Growth Mindset University

By Web Admin / September 1, 2018

FGCU Student Jordan Paris Lives Life by His Own Rules Jordan Paris proves age is nothing but a number. The 20-year-old Florida Gulf Coast University…

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Nancy McCrory (bottom left) and her six siblings, Bill Sheehan, Patricia Geary, Hilary Carlson, Barbara Buntrock, Mary Emily Brown and Catharine Newick

Her Irish Eyes Are Smiling

By Web Admin / August 1, 2018

Nancy McCrory of Estero discovers a family she never knew A spiral-bound copy of Nancy McCrory’s paternal grandparents’ original honeymoon diary served as a “road…

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University Village Shops

University Village Offers Food, Fitness & Fun

By Web Admin / August 1, 2018

There’s something fresh and exciting taking place just south of the Florida Gulf Coast University campus. This month, students are moving into The Residences at…

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EHS Chef Jeremy Jasper with culinary students

What’s Cookin’? Estero High Culinary Students Grace Local Kitchens

By Web Admin / July 1, 2018

If you happen to be dining at one of the myriad restaurants in the area, it’s quite possible your taste buds will be dazzled by…

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Community Garden groundbreaking for Interact Club at Three Oaks Middle School April 10

Estero Rotary Goes Green: Planting Trees & Growing Philanthropists

By Laura J. C / July 1, 2018

The Rotary Club of Estero is all about giving. With more than 30 diverse initiatives, Rotary improves the lives of many in the local community…

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Joshua Stevens pitches during the MSBL Las Vegas Open

WARRIORS Estero-based Amputee Team Steps Up to Baseball

By Laura J. C / July 1, 2018

Many people look at someone without a limb as “disabled,” pitying them for what they can’t do. But 13 amputees are proving they’ve got more…

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Zachary Pavich with parents Jason and Jami

Estero’s ‘Ambassador Baby’

By Laura J. C / June 1, 2018

March of Dimes & Golisano Children’s Hospital Team Up to Celebrate Miracle Babies Neonatal intensive care nurse Jillian Miller is beaming with joy as she…

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Estero Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon 2017

EMERALD ANNIVERSARY: Estero Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 20 Years

By Laura J. C / June 1, 2018

Twenty years ago, Estero was an unincorporated area of Lee County with few businesses and no coordinated “voice” for shaping its future. Much has changed…

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Andre Ninchritz edited 'The Last Days of Knight' at his Estero studio

Filmmaking Comes to Estero

By Laura J. C / June 1, 2018

Estero’s Connection to Indiana Basketball & ’The Last Days of Knight’ As ESPN launched a new, direct-to-consumer network on April 12, the “hook” for new…

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LTS Group

Student Volunteers Connect & Contribute to the Southwest Florida Community

By Web Admin / May 1, 2018

Over the last 20 years, Florida Gulf Coast University students have contributed more than 2.5 million hours of service to the local community. Every undergraduate…

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Victoria Kinley (baby) with mom Margaret

Words to Live By A Tribute to Great Moms of Estero

By Laura J. C / May 1, 2018

She was the first one to welcome you to the world, to care for you and to declare, “I love you!” Perhaps no one influences…

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