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National Call to Artists for gateway artwork in the City of Fort Myers

In collaboration with the City of Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency and the Lee County Black History Society, the Fort Myers Public Art Committee is requesting artists to submit qualifications for a public art project at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Veronica S. ...

Lighthouse of SWFL to hold Dining in the Dark fundraiser Sept. 23

Lighthouse of SWFL’s signature fundraiser, Dining in the Dark, is set for Sept. 23. This year’s event will be presented virtually using Remo Virtual Platform. Guests will arrive at their scheduled time at one of three participating Outback restaurants in Cape Coral, Fort Myers or Gulf ...

Tickets on sale now for 2021 Industry Appreciation Awards

Tickets for the 2021 Industry Appreciation Awards, presented by Lee County Economic Development Southwest Florida, the Horizon Council and the Horizon Foundation, are now on sale to the public. Each $50 ticket includes VIP networking, a plated lunch and attendance to the awards program. ...

FWC: Keep sea turtle hatchlings safe with these tips

Sea turtles lay eggs in nests on Florida beaches beginning in the spring and throughout the summer, and now the baby turtles are hatching. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is asking the public to help these tiny turtles stay safe with the following tips. During nesting ...

Remembering 9/11

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Two decades. Twenty years. That’s how long it’s been since terrorist attacks on the United States reshaped the path of the nation moving forward, and when nearly 3,000 people lost their lives. In Southwest Florida and across the nation, Americans will do what ...

Islander among first responders called to the Twin Towers

pleblanc@breezenewspapers.com September 11, 2001, was an off day at the fire department for Urban Search and Rescue Medic Joe Hernandez, who is now retired. He had three kids in high school and recalls that morning he was getting ready to go to the Post Office with his wife. “As I was ...

Remembering the fallen

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com As the 20-year war in the Middle East has officially come to an end, members of the Southwest Florida community are paying their respects to the brave men and women who tragically lost their lives before evacuating Afghanistan. On Sept. 1 at the Veterans ...