Students, teachers and staff at a Fort Myers early learning center got something of a surprise visit recently from Lee County Port Authority employees bearing gifts: 30 state-of-the-art e-learning tablets that had been donated, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce reported.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Leonard Pitts Jr. will join Melanie Payne of The News-Press and Chris Cifatte of WINK News in a panel discussion titled “Journalism as Activism” at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at the Fort Myers campus of Florida SouthWestern State (FSW) College.
Top Local Chef, produced by LocalShops1, returns for an eighth season with a surprise from organizers: This year's event will be held on a yacht, with competitors boarding in St. Petersburg and sailing along Tampa Bay.
LARC (Lee County Association for Remarkable Citizens), a nonprofit organization based in Fort Myers that provides services to people with developmental disabilities and their families, recently named Kevin Lewis its new executive director.
Soccer lovers can now get their game faces on for the upcoming season, as single-game tickets for the Tampa Bay Rowdies went on sale recently. The Rowdies open their season against Orlando City B on March 25.
Indianapolis-based racing promotions company Green Savoree Racing Promotions (GSRP) recently named PPG Industries the official paint sponsor at GSRP facilities, including Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.