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Posted on: February 19, 2020

City of Fort Myers Summer Camp Program - Registration Dates

summer camp

Summer Camp Program Dates

June 8, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Locations:

STARS ComplexBilly Bowlegs Sports Complex

Registration

Registration must be done in person at the STARS Complex. For more information please call 239-321-7545 or email stars@cityftmyers.com

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Deion Sanders brings 7-on-7 tournament to Dunbar High School

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2020) – Deion Sanders, nationally known sports analyst and retired former professional football and baseball player, is returning to Fort Myers to host a Prime 239 elite 7-on-7 tournament in partnership with the City o...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Joint Lee County and Ward 6 Community Meeting takes place on February 27

Ward 6 Councilperson Gaile Anthony

FORT MYERS, FL (Feb. 14, 2020) Lee County Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass and Fort Myers City Councilwoman Gaile Anthony will host a Ward 6 joint City of Fort Myers and Lee County Community Meeting on Thursday, February 27 at 4:00 p.m....

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Ward 1 Community Meeting takes place on February 20

Councilperson Teresa Watkins Brown

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2020) – Fort Myers City Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown will host a Ward 1 Community Meeting on Thursday, February 20, at 6:00 p.m. at the IMAG History & Science Center, located at 2000 Cranford Avenue, ...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Fort Myers Solid Waste Collection Schedule Unchanged for Presidents Day Holiday

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FORT MYERS, FL (Feb. 10, 2020) – There will have no changes in residential or commercial trash or recycling collection on the Presidents Day holiday, Monday, February 17.  All residential and commercial trash and recycling will be colle...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Ward 4 Community Meeting takes place February 12

Kevin Anderson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2020) – Fort Myers City Councilman Kevin Anderson will host a Ward 4 Community Meeting on Wednesday, February 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the FMPD Golf View Substation, 1803 Golf View Avenue, Fort Myers. All are welcome to atten...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Fort Myers Country Club hosts 58th Annual Yuengling Open

2020 Yuengling Save the date

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2020) – Professional and amateur golfers alike will compete in the Yuengling Open at the Fort Myers Country Club on Saturday, February 29 and Sunday, March 1, 2020. Admission and parking is free, and spectators are perm...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Fort Myers announces application process for Arts and Culture Grant opportunity

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2020) – The City of Fort Myers recognizes the importance of the arts to the cultural, educational and economic well-being of its diverse population. In order to enhance access to a full range of cultural experiences, th...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Second public input meeting on STARS programs takes place February 4 at Billy Bowlegs Park

stars complex seeks public input

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2020) – The City of Fort Myers STARS program (Success Through Academic and Recreational Support) is holding meetings to gather public input on programs and services including, but not limited to, afterschool activities,...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 3, 2020

City of Fort Myers Arts and Culture Grants - 2020

Fire Dance Sculpture

The City of Fort Myers recognizes the importance of the arts to the cultural, educational and economic well-being of its diverse population. In order to enhance access to a full range of cultural experiences, funding is provided for arts and cultural prog...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: December 28, 2019

Complete Count Committee established for 2020 Census

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The City of Fort Myers has established a complete count committee (CCC) for the upcoming 2020 Census. The CCC works to raise awareness and encourage participation in the census, and is led by Ms. Geri Ware, who is assisted in the effort by Ms. Patricia Sa...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

American Legion partners with city to honor veterans by cleaning headstones

American legion logo

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 7, 2019) – Local American Legion posts worked together to honor veterans through cleaning veterans’ headstones at Woodlawn and Oak Ridge cemeteries in Fort Myers on Saturday, November 9.

Partnering with the City of Fort Myers, Americ...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Florida Department of Environmental Protection to host monthly educational meetings

People at a Bar

FORT MYERS, Fla.  (October 31, 2019) – In an effort to improve its communication with the regulated community, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is hosting free monthly educational meetings. The first meeting tak...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Fort Myers named #1 best place to retire in the United States

Sky View of City

FORT MYERS, FL (Oct. 9, 2019) –  U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, has named Fort Myers as the #1 best place to retire in the United States. Topping the 2020 list, Fort Myers had increases...

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