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Honoring A Legend: Coach Jeff Sommer Memorial Highway Dedication

By Web Editor / October 1, 2017

Members of the Sommer family, local dignitaries and former students of Coach Jeff Sommer gathered at the corner of U.S. 41 and Coconut Road Sept.…

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7 Questions With FGCU President Michael Martin

By Laura J. C / October 1, 2017

On July 1, Dr. Michael Martin became the fourth president of Florida Gulf Coast University, having spent his entire career in academia, including top administrative…

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7 Questions With Estero Councilman Jon McLain

By Web Editor / September 1, 2017

Following the recent passing of Estero Village Council member Don Brown, the remaining members voted to add Jon McLain to the council of seven which…

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Estero Life… An ‘Award Winning’ Magazine!

By Gary Israel / September 1, 2017

Estero Life Magazine’s creative partners at Presstige Printing have received a Judges Award for design work on Estero Life Magazine. The award was presented during…

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The Founding Fathers Of FCGU Athletics

By Laura J. C / August 1, 2017

A Look Back as Florida Gulf Coast University Celebrates 20 Years When Karl Smesko arrived at Florida Gulf Coast University in 2001 to start up…

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A Sampler Of The Magical ‘Down Under’

By Phillip Morgan / August 1, 2017

Australia is a long way from the USA both objectively (a 30-plus hour journey including a 16-hour, trans-Pacific flight) and metaphorically. But the smallest continent/biggest…

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Lee Health’s Leadership Transition – Local Healthcare Legend Jim Nathan Bids Farewell As Dr. Larry Antonucci Steps Into Role As CEO

By Laura J. C / July 30, 2017

Jim Nathan admits he will have to learn how to have fun. He started volunteering in healthcare in grade school and landed his first job…

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Haven Of Hope

By Laura J. C / July 1, 2017

Teaching Orphans to Dream Alice Skaff has always been a dreamer. For years, it has been her dream to help disadvantaged children, and it was…

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Farewell To President Bradshaw

By Laura J. C / June 1, 2017

A Decade of Dedication, Enthusiasm and Growth Approachable. Humorous. Fun! It’s not what you’d expect people to say about a university president, but these are…

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7 Questions With Mayor Jim Boesch

By Web Editor / May 1, 2017

On April 5, Estero’s first mayor, Nick Batos, passed the gavel to District 5 Representative Jim Boesch, who seamlessly stepped into the mayor’s role. Estero…

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Zonta Club

By Laura J. C / May 1, 2017

Reaching Out to Estero to Help Women Around the World Zonta Club of Bonita Springs has long included members from Estero, and monthly meetings take…

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From Junior To Pro: Everblades Hockey Player Logan Roe

By Laura J. C / April 1, 2017

As a kid, Logan Roe revered the Florida Everblades players, spellbound by the fast action of their gameplay at Germain Arena. He slipped on his…

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