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San Cap Lions Club elects new officers for year

The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club recently met via Zoom and elected its officers for 2020-21.The officers are: President Steve Schulz; 1st Vice President Valerie Tutor; 2nd Vice President Lori Schulz; Treasurer Rick Wagner; and Secretary Jeff MacDonald. They filled their positions on July 1."The ...

CROW receives grant to enhance sea turtle care

The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife recently received a grant for $10,258 from the Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program, which is funded by the sales of the sea turtle specialty license plate.With hundreds of miles of shoreline, Lee and Collier Counties' barrier islands provide an ...

Pace Center for Girls to host annual Love That Dress!

The Pace Center for Girls, Lee County will host its Love That Dress! event on Sept. 30 starting at 6 p.m. at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, at 10450 Corkscrew Commons Drive, Estero.The 12th annual event features shopping, music, silent auctions and cocktails, with proceeds benefiting Pace's ...

LCEC resumes normal collection activities for customers

The Lee County Electric Cooperative began normal collection activities in July.When COVID-19 reared its ugly head, LCEC took measures to try to ease the financial burden on customers by suspending disconnection for non-payment, waiving late fees, returning $12 million in equity to active and ...

TCH to provide chance to get rid of documents securely

The Community House will hold a Community Shredding Day this weekend for the islands.On July 18, the venue will host its first event for 2020 from 9 a.m. to noon in its north lot, located across Periwinkle Way in front of the BIG ARTS Strauss Theater. The cost to utilize the service is $5 per ...

Sanibel Public Meetings

The following public meetings/hearings are scheduled:- July 15: Sanibel Fire and Rescue District's monthly meeting at 9 a.m. at Station 171, at 2351 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel. For more information or the agenda, visit www.sanibelfire.com.

Business Notes

Chamber to host Virtual Power HourThe Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce will host a Virtual Power Hour on July 15 at noon.Guest speaker Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Nikki Fried will talk about water quality and clean energy and provide ...

R.S. Walsh donates, installs vegetation for city project

R.S. Walsh Landscaping donated and installed 250 native seashore paspalum grasses, 70 seacoast marsh elders and 250 sea purslane to help protect and enhance the beach at the end of Sanibel-Captiva Road, near Blind Pass. The grasses will help prevent erosion and improve water quality at the ...

Chamber hosts virtual Power Hour meeting on water quality

Florida Congressman Brian Mast has been instrumental in moderating Lake Okeechobee levels and discharges by showing up uninvited and asking questions, he told Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce members during a virtual Power Hour meeting on July 1. He advised the 130 ...

Status update from city of Sanibel

The city of Sanibel provided the following status update as of today.Additionally, the city's Home Page includes a direct link to the Florida Department of Health daily dashboard, as well as the statewide statistics sorted by zip code that are released to the city.The official sites to monitor ...