Literacy of Lehigh is holding its tutor training class Saturday, May 18 from 9:30 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. at Lehigh Community Services Conference Room at 201 Plaza Drive Suite 103 Lehigh Acres. Please call 239-369-5818 to make your reservations. Lunch is provided. Feel good about yourself by becoming a tutor and helping your community. (more…)
Join your Lehigh Acres Winn-Dixie store and the Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Club for a Celebration of Summer with food and fun! As part of the celebration, customers will enjoy live entertainment, delicious food sampling, a pie eating contest, a caricature artist and more.
Thurs., May 16, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Winn-Dixie Store #745 1145 Homestead Road North Lehigh Acres, Fla. 33936
GULF COAST WRITERS ASSOCIATION MEETING
Carmine Lombardo, 2009 Poet Laureate of Florida, author, librettist, and lyricist. Dorayne Lombardo, writer, artist, singer, and dancer.
Challenge yourself to shed some lbs.! Namaste Day Spa has invited Adrienne McDowell to our Spa on Thursday, May 9th at 7:00 pm for a Body by Vi, shake tasting. Namaste Day Spa will be offering free Chair Massage and Free Brow Waxing during the tasting. You won’t want to miss this one, hope to see you there!
Riverdale Wrestling Team’s “Raise the Roof ” Rummage Sale
When: Saturday May 11, 2013
8am – 4pm
Where: Riverdale High School
2600 Buckingham Rd
Fort Myers, FL 33905
All proceeds will be used to help put a roof on Riverdale’s new wrestling building.
Come enjoy a great day of shopping and BBQ while supporting a great bunch of kids!!!
Want to donate items for our sale? Call: (239) 340-9460
For more info visit our website at: www.riverdalewrestling.com
Do you know the difference between a power of attorney and a durable power of attorney? Do you have questions about Medicare benefits for long term care, Medicaid planning, asset protection, guardianship and other life-altering experiences?
In an effort to help local seniors better understand and properly prepare for some of life’s most difficult decisions, the public is invited to attend a free “Aging Wisely” seminar hosted by the Sheriff’s Office, Prather & Swank Elder Law Attorneys, Ginny Yates, Registered Professional Guardian and Elder Care Consultant with Markham-Norton and Abby Services, Inc. (more…)
The Lehigh Acres Community Pool was opened in November of 1986 located at the corner of West 5th St. and Williams Ave. Approximately one-year after opening, a heating system was added to keep water temperatures constant. The Lehigh Acres Community Park surrounds the pool. Staff is available year-round to answer any questions. In 2004, a renovation project included resurfacing the interior of the pool with a new aggregate finish. The project also included a new pool deck, facility fencing, and upgrading the old DE filtration system with a new high rate sand filtration system. In late 2007 and early 2008, a capital improvement project included renovation of the restrooms, the addition of indoor showers, and new non-skid flooring. A triple flume water slide was installed in 2010 for added fun. In spring 2012, a cooling system was added and heat pumps were replaced in the fall to keep water temperature constant throughout the year. In 2013 new furniture was added do to a yearly fund raiser with the Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres. (more…)
Earla Miller – 2012 ShowFountaincrest, an all-inclusive rental community complex for seniors more than 50 years of age, is holding its second annual Fashion Show on Thursday, May 9 from 2 p.m. to around 3:30 p.m.
“It is the second year that we have done a show and because of its success last year, we decided to continue a show with the latest fashions,” said Denise Talt, community outreach director of the complex located at 1230 Taylor Lane Extended, just off Homestead Road. (more…)
Lehigh Community Services and the Lehigh United Way House were honored to be the “Top Performer” for the VITA program (voluntary income tax assistance). According to Executive Director Rae Nicely, LCS office processed 320 returns and had $612,000 returned to Lehigh residents thus “boosting” the economy here in our community.
Nicely said, LCS will be starting FREE HIV testing on Monday, May 28th 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Also, the LCS bookkeeper, Doris Moore, was honored to be selected as one of the top 3 Professional Administrative Assistants for 2013 on 4/25 at Crown Plaza Hotel in Fort Myers.
A statewide ban on texting while driving could be dead after the Florida House amended the bill Tuesday with only three days left in the legislative session.
The House discussed the bill (SB 52) and adopted the amendment without voting on the bill. The amendment allows police to use drivers’ mobile phone records against them only when texting causes a crash resulting in death or personal injury. (more…)