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PTA kicks off fundraiser to benefit Sanibel school

The Sanibel School PTA has announced the kickoff of its first annual Seahorse Challenge. For 2021, the new move-a-thon event will replace the Seahorse Festival, the PTA's largest annual fundraiser. Running from April 12-26, the challenge will entail island students asking for pledges from friends and family as they complete a variety of physical, artistic and community service activities. “In these times, every dollar will go to help our school and students thrive,” PTA President Chris Demaras said. The island community can join the fun by supporting a student or contributing a ...

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Virtual Southwest Florida Reading Festival to kick off

The 22nd annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival in March will be a month-long, fully virtual celebration of the power of reading brought to the community by the Lee County Library System. Nearly 30 acclaimed authors will provide nightly programming on March 1-12. Other highlights include ...

Island Lifestyles


Letters to the Editor

Shout out to patient drivers

To the editor: On April 8 while driving east on West Gulf Drive, there was a dark lump in the middle of the road — a turtle. I stopped and oncoming traffic stopped, and I moved the turtle to the side of the road. No traffic moved until I was safely back in my car. The next morning as I ...