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Fort Myers Beach Island Renaissance Continues

(By Town Councilman Jim Atterholt) It has been a year since I first wrote about the Island Renaissance that is currently transforming Fort Myers Beach, and I thought an update might be helpful.

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What Happened to The Estero Boulevard Lights?

On Tuesday The Lee County Board of Commissioners voted to award a $2 million contract for street lighting and landscaping on the recently widened section of Alico Road from Ben Hill Griffin Parkway to Airport Haul Road. What about Estero Boulevard?

Big, Big Show Saturday

Our 9AM guest this Saturday morning will be Kevin Cothron who's home was destroyed in of the tornado's that touched down in the Iona area. Kevin's son Tristan has set up a GoFundMe to try to help his Dad rebuild. We'll hear Kevin's story Saturday.

Learn About The History of Florida Today

Annisa Karim of Randall Research Center in Bokeelia is the guest speaker at today's Fort Myers Beach Kiwanis meeting. Karim will speak about the archeology, history and ecology of Florida. She'll explain the history of the Calusa and the shell mounds. The meeting is at 7:30 AM at Bonita Bills.

FMB Chamber Gala To Be Held in Cape Coral

The public is invited to join the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce at its Annual Meeting and Monte Carlo Night on Friday, Feb. 11th, from 4:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at Cape Cabaret in Cape Coral. Tickets are $75 per person.

Sanibel Chamber Lures in Big Water Guests

Members of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce will hear an update on water quality policy from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg and Chauncey Goss, board chair of the South Florida Water Management District next month.

These Pets Need A Home

Here’s an update from our friends at Find A Home Give A Home which is an all volunteer not for profit cat and dog rescue organization on Fort Myers Beach.

Where Will The MRTF’s Be?

By now you've seen the Marine Resources Task Force pop-up tent around the community educating residents and visitors about the environment. It's an all-volunteer effort in which the committee can always use more volunteers. Here's where the group will be in February