On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, First Lady Casey DeSantis and Division of Emergency Management Director Kevin Guthrie announced that up to $25 million in state funding will be made available to residents to purchase building materials.
The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association has elected Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce CEO John Lai as its regional director in Southwest Florida. One of the most powerful associations in Florida, FLRA’s mission is to protect, educate, and promote the hospitality industry.
Since Hurricane Ian dropped a bomb of destruction on Fort Myers Beach, we've increased our newsletters subscriber base to 5,000, Facebook followers to over 71,000 and our show and videos are now getting tens of thousands of weekly views. If you'd like to become a Beach Talk Radio sponsor, e-mail Marie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many of the parking meter signs that were destroyed during Hurricane Ian are being replaced by the town, however, it's been unclear if the town has been charging for parking. Until now...
Do you miss sipping a frozen concoction at The Outrigger Resort Tiki Bar? Those wonderful Fort Myers Beach memories are up for grabs this Saturday for a donation to the Outrigger Resort and Charley’s Boathouse employee fund.
The first volunteer beach cleanup is being held this morning from 8AM to 11AM. Volunteers are meeting in Norms Beach Parking Lot on Estero Boulevard where there will be free parking. There will also be free parking in the Sunset Grill parking lot.
Fort Myers Beach and other municipalities across Lee County have until December 7th to receive 100 percent reimbursement from FEMA for debris pickup. If you've been on Fort Myers Beach recently you know that the debris cleanup will take a lot longer.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is now accepting applications for its newly created Vessel Turn-In Program. This is a voluntary program designed to help owners dispose of their unwanted at-risk vessels before they become derelict.
On Monday, FEMA announced that Hurricane Ian survivors who suffered damage to their property have additional time to apply for federal disaster assistance, with the application deadline extended to Jan. 12, 2023.
The Fort Myers Beach Town Council announced today that property and business owners can now register to have recreational vehicles, mobile homes, trailers, retail stores, or food trucks.