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Zonta taking applications for empowerment grants

The Zonta Foundation of Southwest Florida, the non-profit arm of the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva, is seeking applications for its 2022 grants from non-profits in Lee County and Southwest Florida whose work helps to empower women. Last year, Zonta SanCap streamlined the grants process to a ...

Refuge, DDWS bids farewell to staffer

The “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge and J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge staff recently joined together to bid farewell and wish good luck to Joann Hinman upon her retirement. Hinman came out of an earlier retirement to begin working part-time at the ...

CROW resumes guided hospital tours, daily presentations

The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife's AWC Visitor Education Center on Sanibel resumed offering its Wildlife Walk guided hospital tours and daily presentations to visitors today, June 1. “It has been a long time, but we are thrilled to be able to offer our most popular programs once ...

Sanibel Public Meetings

The following public meetings/hearings are scheduled: - June 8: Sanibel Planning Commission meeting at 9 a.m. in MacKenzie Hall at City Hall, at 800 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. For more information or the agenda, visit www.mysanibel.com. - June 9: Sanibel Fire and Rescue District monthly meeting at ...

Local business giving back

Community Housing and Resources hosts a Give Back Wednesday campaign at one of its supporter’s locations, with the location donating a percentage of its daily sales to CHR. The next one will take place on June 2 at Nanny's of Sanibel, at 1700 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Businesses interested in ...

Captiva Public Meetings

The following public meetings/hearings are scheduled: - June 7: Captiva Erosion Prevention District monthly meeting at 1 p.m. at the 'Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa, at 15951 Captiva Drive, Captiva, and via Zoom. For more information or the agenda, visit mycepd.com. - June 8: Captiva ...

Business Notes

LIONS CLUB INDUCTS NEW MEMBER At its May meeting, the Sanibel Captiva Lions Club inducted Sharon Miller as a new member. Miller, along with her husband, created the Trailways Camp along the Caloosahatchee River to provide camping experiences for adults with special needs in Southwest ...

Planning commission gives nod to permit applications

At its recent meeting, the Sanibel Planning Commission approved permits related to three separate projects involving an erosion control structure, a carry-out food store and a telecommunications device. On May 25, the commission was presented with an application for a conditional use permit to ...

SIGC donation supports intern program

The Shell Islands Garden Club donated $1,000 this year to the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation’s Native Landscapes & Garden Center intern program. It helps fund operational expenses for interns who gain hands-on experience from their time working at the center at SCCF’s Bailey ...

Companies help clean up Causeway Islands

On April 24, the Vectra Digital team partnered with Lee County Parks and Recreation to clean up the Sanibel Causeway Islands in recognition of Earth Day. They were joined by members from a local engineering firm, Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson. The group picked up trash on the two islands and ...