March 4, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Big events planned for Big Read

The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest designed to bring communities together through literature.   More...

Edison State College student recognized for heroism

The Lee County Board of County Commissioners recently recognized Edison State College student James Leavor exemplary and heroic service.   More...

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Fawcett Memorial Hospital receives honors for procedures

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Inc. has designated Fawcett Memorial Hospital as Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery and a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.  More...

Ayurveda series planned with Carrie Demers, M.D.

The Yoga Sanctuary will present Dr. Carrie Demers, M.D., Director of the Himalayan Institute Total Health Center, who will offer a weekend lecture series on Ayurveda March 12 to 14. More...

Working at-from-in-around-home

Reflections on five “home office” issues

Through no fault or virtue of my own, I’ve become self-employed. More...

Revitalizing economy, protecting Floridians top AARP priorities

As Florida lawmakers gear up for a 2010 legislative session in the third year of a historic budget crisis, AARP Florida is urging state lawmakers to protect the state’s economy and residents, and to help smaller Florida businesses compete on a More...

Readying for Relay

Saturday, March 6, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Teams Mixed up Shuffle, Love Bugs and Nana and her Boys will host a garage and bake sale at Bank United, 4265 Tamiami Trail in Charlotte Harbor.   Friday and Saturday, March 5-6, beginning at 8 a.m. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Joint city/county meeting to be held March 12     More...

Commissioners seek volunteers for appointments

Volunteers are needed for the following county appointments:   . Affordable Housing Advisory Committee is seeking two members to serve on the committee, one not-for-profit representative, and one real estate professional. More...

Cardiovascular Technology Program at Edison State College receives high compliments from Accreditation Committee

Edison State College’s Cardiovascular Technology Program has received accreditation through 2019.   More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Gallery reception benefits C.A.R.E.     The Rose Gallery in Port Charlotte will present artists Brenda Cordis and Ruth Spies as its featured artists for the month of March.   More...

Real Estate News

Plants at the root of real estate appeal

Natalie Mungenast has a way of enlivening commercial and residential spaces.   Her company, FLORAda Interiorscape & Design LLC, installs and maintains plants in public spaces.   More...

How’s your online experience treating you?

The Internet can be an incredible tool for finding what you are looking. I recently found a TV that I wanted to buy. I went to Google and typed in the model number and found multiple matches, one, 6ave. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

THE RELENTLESS

Some young writers are said to show “early promise.” Randy Wayne White, who now lives on Sanibel Island and is married to More...

Michael Vires rides off into the sunset

Part of being human is accepting the natural ebb and flow of existence. The sooner one accepts that change is constant, the more content he can be in the world and in his own skin — because they’re both ever-changing.   More...

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