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You Need to Act: Commissioners meet Tuesday about COVID funds

In early May, Lee County received $135 million of federal CARES COVID-19 relief funding as part of the $150 billion to assist state and local governments to cover community-wide expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency. Lee County is the only county in...

Breaking Par at Grandezza Virtual Gala

Check out the awesome Virtual Gala held for Junior Achievement on April 24th!   “Breaking Par at Grandezza” Was Held Friday, April 24th“Today is survival. Tomorrow will be a success, then a Celebration”. Unfortunately, COVID-19 forced us to postpone one of Junior...

Estero Health Care Advisory March 27, 2020

A consortium of emergency health care advisors has developed the attached outline, which details information and actions for addressing Caronavirus issues including: Social distancing When to seek medical attention Home self-quarantine Visiting an emergency department...

BE the Difference in a Kid’s Life

The Estero Education Initiative and ECCL Education Council have partnered with Three Oaks Middle School to mentor academically "at-risk" students. We are seeking volunteers who would like to help a child and invest in the future of our Estero youth. This is not a...

Call for School Volunteers

The Estero Education Initiative is looking for adult volunteers to serve immediately at Three Oaks Middle School with 7th and 8th-grade students.  The students are part of the AVID program that promotes being college and career ready.  AVID’s mission is to close the...

The DR/GR – What is it and why you should care about it

DR/GR stands for density reduction – groundwater resource. It is a large area of land (over 80,000 acres) just east of Estero that was established jointly in 1990 by the State of Florida and Lee County with the specific purpose of protecting the principal water supply...

Volunteer for Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement (JA) is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young school students the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, help plan their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA seeks volunteers to provide...
Safety Top Priority at Lee Health Coconut Point

Safety Top Priority at Lee Health Coconut Point

Don’t let fear keep you from emergency care or an outpatient procedure. The change in how we’re living these days is intended to slow the spread of COVID-19. But our “new normal” has also had an unintended effect: Many people experiencing symptoms of a...

Breaking Par at Grandezza Virtual Gala

Breaking Par at Grandezza Virtual Gala

Check out the awesome Virtual Gala held for Junior Achievement on April 24th!   “Breaking Par at Grandezza” Was Held Friday, April 24th“Today is survival. Tomorrow will be a success, then a Celebration”. Unfortunately, COVID-19 forced us to postpone one of Junior...

Lee Health Joins Mayo Clinic Study

Lee Health Joins Mayo Clinic Study

Dr. Larry Antonucci, M.D., MBA, President & CEO, is proud to share this exciting announcement: “We are excited to announce that Lee Health was accepted and registered as a participating site in Mayo Clinic’s COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Study. Starting Monday,...

Grocery Shopping during COVID-19

We’re now a few weeks into the pandemic, and those groceries you managed to binge-buy a month ago are dwindling. It’s time to restock the pantry. But what should you buy this time around? And what’s the secret for keeping food fresher longer? Although you can still go...

Estero Area Roads Improvement Status

Estero Area Roads Improvement Status

Working with the Village of Estero and Lee County transportation we have composed a rough timeline of road project start and completion dates. This is our best information known at this time.  We will do our best to update on a quarterly basis. If you want to help the...

Estero Health Care Advisory  March 27, 2020

Estero Health Care Advisory March 27, 2020

A consortium of emergency health care advisors has developed the attached outline, which details information and actions for addressing Caronavirus issues including: Social distancing When to seek medical attention Home self-quarantine Visiting an emergency department...

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