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Lee Health expanded obstetrics OR set to open

Last week, Lee Health’s newly renovated obstetrics operating room was set to open at HealthPark Medical Center. The grand opening marks the completion of the final phase of the OB service line expansion project. The overall expansion is a result of the health system’s commitment to better ...

Campaign benefits CHR

Island businesses are giving back to Community Housing and Resources through the Give Back Wednesday campaign, which entails donating a percentage of their sales on a set Wednesday. An event was held on Sept. 2 the Sanibel Cafe, at 2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. The next one will take place ...

Restaurants ask DeSantis for more capacity

nmayberg@breezenewspapers.com With the rate of new COVID-19 cases slowing down, restaurant operators in the region met with Gov. Ron DeSantis in Fort Myers on Thursday to ask him to loosen restrictions on the industry. At a roundtable held at Connors Steak & Seafood with restaurateurs ...

SWFL going bald for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month kicked off on Sept. 1 at the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida when Jordan DeLorenzo, 14, a pediatric cancer patient who thought he was there for a routine visit, was surprised by his doctors and family with a very special ceremony. His big ...

Sanibel continues to conserve water and reduce plastics in the environment

Decreasing the demand for treated water is the most efficient and least expensive means of meeting our community's future demands for potable water. Effective Friday, Sept. 18, in the City of Sanibel, irrigation is permitted only 2 days per week (based upon your property address, odd ...

AAASWFL moves to new office location

Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida (AAASWFL) recently announced that it will operate from its new location, at 2830 Winkler Ave., Suite 112, Fort Myers, beginning Sept. 1. From the new office space, it will continue connecting residents of Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, ...

SCCF welcomes new interns to team

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation reported that Juliana Koller has joined the team as a field biologist intern in the Wildlife & Habitat Management program, while Adam Tardif has joined the team as an intern with the SCCF Native Landscapes & Garden Center. Koller will help to ...

County tax rates unchanged although revenue projections down

nmayberg@breezenewspapers.com The county’s property tax rates will remain unchanged, according to a budget plan presented to the Lee County Board of County Commissioners on Sept. 1 by Peter Winton, Lee County chief financial officer and assistant county manager. The budget, which was set to ...

Business Note

San Cap Community Bank hires Philhower Brittany Philhower has joined Sanibel Captiva Community Bank as a teller at the College Parkway Branch. She is responsible for assisting customers with personal and business banking transactions. Philhower has five years of experience in the banking ...