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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Jamie and Juan Homez toast to a good meal in their Estero home with Rob Kircher

Great Neighborhood Cooks: Estero Edition Midwestern meets Venezuelan

By Laura J. C / May 1, 2018

Every week, Rob Kircher is knocking on the doors of Southwest Florida’s unsung home cooks, uncovering the culinary talents of regular folks and bringing them…

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Jane Carman helps students with reading at San Carlos Park Elementary

GPS…for Life!

By Laura J. C / April 1, 2018

Locals discover and use their talents to better the Estero community How old is too old to a make a difference? As long as you…

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“Miracle vs Bradenton 06/06/2015”

Miracle Baseball Ups the Fun Factor

By Laura J. C / April 1, 2018

+ New Faces on the Field & in the Front Office During spring training, Minnesota Twins fans enjoy up-close encounters with star players like Joe…

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Scott Harrington of Shadow Wood Tennis Club

Top Tennis Talent

By Laura J. C / March 1, 2018

Local Tournaments Bring Tennis Legends & Pros to Estero Tennis enthusiasts are in for a treat this month as two local tournaments offer top-quality action…

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Duck Donuts

Quick Bites: Quality Fast-Casual Dining…and Desserts!

By Laura J. C / March 1, 2018

Looking for something different to snack on? You’re in luck! Several new fast-casual concepts have opened in Estero in recent months. Get ready for the…

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