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Community Drive-Thru Baby Shower to be held in Lehigh

news@breezenewspapers.com Healthy Start Coalition of SWFL dug deep this year, so they could continue its tradition of holding baby showers for expectant mothers, with its first-ever Community Drive-Thru Baby Shower. Associate Executive Director Melanie Black Amato said they have hosted ...

Fire district passes simplified fire resolution

news@breezenewspapers.com It’s official — the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District Board of Commissioners has adopted the new voter-approved Simplified Fire method of assessment. There was plenty of comment before the Sept. 14 action, though. Prior to the board’s motion to ...

Veterans Park offers after school and fun day programs

news@breezenewspapers.com Veterans Park Recreation Center continues to offer both an after-school program and fun days for families in the Lehigh Acres community. The after school program called Club Rec runs from 2 to 6 p.m. and provides children an outlet to burn off after school ...

Lee Sheriff’s race offers four candidates

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Heading into the Nov. 3 General Election, the race for Lee County Sheriff is one of the more crowded on voter ballots this time around. Incumbent Carmine Marceno was victorious in the Republican Primary and now faces Democrat Robert Neeld and two no- ...

Free flu vaccinations at ‘pop-ups’

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Lee County residents can now receive vaccines for the flu and Hepatitis A while getting tested for Covid-19. The Florida Department of Health in Lee County is offering the free vaccines at pop-up Covid-19 testing sites as of Thursday. DOH-Lee, in conjunction ...

Lehigh fire district helps ‘Clips for Cancer’ raise money

news@breezenewspapers.comLehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District first responders put some skin in the game Friday, getting their heads shaved in the Clips for Cancer fundraiser for Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The event was held live on Facebook this year. ...

County to provide businesses with personal protective equipment

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com The county is lending a helping hand to local businesses that are looking for personal protective equipment for staff and customers. Another round of PPE distribution is planned for Lee County businesses set for next Tuesday where business representatives will ...

Parents urged to be water aware

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Drowning accidents, both fatal and non-fatal, are on the rise throughout the state and county as the pandemic has prompted families and children to spend more time in Florida homes, many of which are equipped with pools or near the water. Florida leads the ...