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Posted on: January 23, 2020

STARS seeks public input on community student and youth programs

stars complex seeks public input

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 23, 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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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Celtic Festival features fun for all ages with live music and dancing in Centennial Park

Celtic Festival

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 22, 2020) – The 17th Annual Caloosahatchee Celtic Festival takes place on Friday, January 24 and Saturday, January 25 in Centennial Park, 2000 West First Street, Fort Myers. Friday night’s kickoff party runs f...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

"Celebrate Women 2020" honors champions of women’s suffrage with monthly events

Mayor's Diversity and Inclusion Committee

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 17, 2020) – Southwest Florida civic groups and the Fort Myers Mayor’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee (MDIAC) announce the launch of “Celebrate Women 2020.” The year-long observance, inspire...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Ward 1 Community Meeting takes place on January 28

Councilperson Teresa Watkins Brown

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 16, 2020) – Fort Myers City Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown will host a Ward 1 Community Meeting on Tuesday, January 28, at 6:00 p.m. at the IMAG History & Science Center, located at 2000 Cranford Avenue, Fo...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

City of Fort Myers hosts American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

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FORT MYERS, FL (Jan. 14, 2020) – The City of Fort Myers Aquatics Program is hosting an American Red Cross lifeguard training course starting on Saturday, February 15 at the Golfview Pool, located at 1865 Golfview Ave, Fort Myers. Training takes ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Ward 6 Community Meeting takes place on January 15

Ward 6 Councilperson Gaile Anthony

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 9, 2020) Fort Myers City Councilwoman Gaile Anthony will host a Ward 6 Community Meeting on Wednesday, January 15 at 4:00 p.m. at the Treeline Fire Station meeting room, located at 9700 Treeline Avenue, Fort Mye...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Ward 4 Community Meeting takes place on January 8

Kevin Anderson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2020) – Fort Myers City Councilman Kevin Anderson will host a Ward 4 Community Meeting on Wednesday, January 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the FMPD Golf View Substation, 1803 Golf View Avenue, Fort Myers. All are welcome to attend....

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Ward 2 Community Meeting CANCELED

Ward 2 Councilperson Streets

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 30, 2019) – The regularly-scheduled Ward 2 community meeting hosted by Fort Myers City Councilman Johnny W. Streets, Jr. that would occur on Thursday, January 2, 2020 is canceled.

The next meeting will be held on Thursday, February 6...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Community meeting addresses zoning changes

Downtown Fort Myers government center

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 30, 2019) – The City of Fort Myers is hosting a community meeting Thursday, January 2, 2020 to discuss city-initiated rezoning and a future land use map amendment for 2.16 acres on the south side of Lemon Street between Ev...

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Posted on: December 28, 2019

Complete Count Committee established for 2020 Census

Census2020People

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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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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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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