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Announcing the 56th Annual Summerset Regatta

This October, the Caloosahatchee Marching and Chowder Society (aka CMCS Sailing Club) will be hosting the 56th Annual Summerset Sailing Regatta in the Gulf of Mexico off Fort Myers Beach. This beautiful display of sailboat racing and camaraderie will be held Oct. 1–3 and host sailors from ...

Sanibel farmers market to return

news@breezenewspapers.com The Sanibel Island Farmers Market was established in 2008. Now, it is one of Southwest Florida’s most beloved places to go to for fresh fruits, vegetables and a variety of other local treats. This year, it is going into its 14th season. Located at the Sanibel ...

Hope’s Shine benefit postponed until April

The second annual Shine: A Benefit for Hope Kids Care and Hope Hospice originally planned for Oct. 15 has been rescheduled for April 1 at 5 p.m. at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers. The funds raised help Hope continue to provide care for those who are in life’s closing ...

Lee County School District tackles issues via Facebook Live

news@breezenewspapers.com In an effort to answer parents’ questions, the School District of Lee County held another Facebook Live session Wednesday afternoon, addressing masks, safety measures, Florida Standards Assessment testing and more. Masks The first topic revolved around the ...

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. ...