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Harry Chapin Food Bank updated donation/distribution sites:

Donations: The Naples food drive site is outside our new Naples warehouse at 3940 Prospect Ave., No. 101. Donation hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Distributions: Here is the updated list of emergency mobile food pantry distributions through Sunday, Sept. 24.   Friday, Sept. 22 10 a.m.…

Healthy Life Center Launches New Walking Club in Cape Coral

(Fort Myers, Fla. – Sept. 22, 2017) --- Lee Health’s Healthy Life Center is launching a new Walking Club that will meet at the Wellness Center – Cape Coral. The first meeting will be Oct. 4 at 7 a.m., and Larry Antonucci, M.D., MBA, Lee Health President & CEO, will join the group on the…

Community Blood Center Needs Blood Donors To Replenish Supplies

Southwest FL, Sept. 19, 2017: NCH Community Blood Center had to suspend collection operations after the storm due to damage from Hurricane Irma. Now there is a need to replenish blood supplies with the help of local donors. The local public is being encouraged to take time out and donate.   NCH Community Blood Center…

HURRICANE IRMA-RELATED YARD DEBRIS

Collier County residents are asked to place all Hurricane Irma-related yard debris curbside in the right-of-way as soon as possible. The right-of-way is the area of residential property that extends from the street to the sidewalk, ditch, utility pole or easement. Do not allow debris to go into drainage swales or driveway culverts since that can…

Free Autism Screening for Young Children

(Fort Myers, Fla. – Sept. 18, 2017) --- Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, in partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southwest Florida, offers a free monthly autism spectrum disorder screening for toddlers 18 months to five years of age. The next screening on the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will be held on Oct.…

Hurricane Preparedness Guide: Are You Ready?

Know where to go. If you are ordered to evacuate, know the local hurricane evacuation route(s) to take and have a plan for where you can stay. Contact your local emergency management agency for more information. Put together a go-bag: disaster supply kit, including a flashlight, batteries, cash, first aid supplies, medications, and copies of…

Avoid a trip downtown to pay traffic citations

Fort Myers, Fl., Sept.1, 2017 – Have you received a traffic citation? Did you know that you can save time, travel and long lines by paying your traffic citation online, by phone or by mail? Did you know that you can request a hearing or elect to attend traffic school by mail? All of these…

Lee Health Wellness Centers Launch Brain Booster Workshops

(Fort Myers, Fla. – Aug. 28, 2017) --- Lee Health’s Wellness Center – Cape Coral is hosting Brain Booster workshops beginning on Sept. 11. The workshops will be held once a month, on the second Monday of the month from noon-1 p.m. Brain Booster workshops help people of all ages learn more, retain information and…