The People of Ukraine are in our Prayers

"We are resolute that a democratic, prosperous, and secure Ukraine is in the interest not only of the people of Ukraine but also of the United States and the international community." Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State The United States reaffirms its unwavering...

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In memoriam: Frank Mann

In memoriam: Frank Mann

We are very saddened to hear of the passing of Lee County Commissioner Frank Mann. We send our sincere sympathy and condolences to his family, colleagues, and friends. Commissioner Frank Mann was a lifelong resident of Lee County. He served on the Lee County Board of...

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Understanding PTSD and Substance Abuse

Understanding PTSD and Substance Abuse

Studies show PTSD and substance use problems are abundant in people who served in the military and civilians. According to Quyen Bui, Marriage and Family Therapist, American Addiction Centers, almost 1 out of every 3 Veterans seeking treatment for substance use...

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Junior Achievement Efforts in 2022

Junior Achievement Efforts in 2022

The ECCL taught Junior Achievement (JA) classes in April/May of 2022 to 63 seniors at Estero High School and 55 students in 8th grade at Three Oaks Middle School. Personal Financial Management was the subject taught by three (3) volunteers at the high school totaling...

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June 2022 Meeting of the ECCL

June 2022 Meeting of the ECCL

June 10 at 10:00 Estero Park & Recreation Center9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero, FL 33928(239) 533-1470 MAPPlease note: the videotaping begins after Jim Gilmartin, ECCL's President, welcomed the attendees, followed by the "Pledge of Allegiance." Jim introduced...

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In Memory: Larry Newell

In Memory: Larry Newell

Lawrence H. Newell, 88, passed away on May 22, 2022, after a long illness at home under the care of Hope Hospice and his loving family, wife of 65 years, Sharon, daughter Kimberly, and son John. Larry was an early member of the ECCL and had a vision for Estero to...

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