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Help turn tragedy into triumph

To the editor: The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was founded in April 1986 when residents of Bloomington, Indiana, rallied around a toddler who needed a life-saving liver transplant. In less than eight weeks, the community raised $100,000 to place the boy on the organ ...

VFW Post 4174: The Family Circle

Many people have been wondering just who is eligible to become a member of the VFW Auxiliary. What is not known is the fact so many family members are actually able to join. The Auxiliary is not just for spouses of veterans of veterans and service members. The Family Circle of possible ...

Take the challenge

To the editor: Media are reporting that Lee County will be receiving “nearly $150 million” from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan and that the county is conferring with Senator Rubio’s office about how it can spend the windfall. Better idea: Why doesn’t the county consult ...

Sorry for America

To the editor: With the immigration crisis and this $2.5 trillion infrastructure plan and tax bill, I am hearing the same rhetoric from politicians and media. We are told we should welcome and help everyone that comes to this country illegally and yet the people that come here legally ...

A living wage will pay for itself

To the editor: We simply can not tolerate people dying in the streets. Therefore, the employers in any given community must pay wages commensurate with the local ( Repeat: local) Cost of Living -- or -- be taxed to provide Social Services sufficient to forestall such dying. It is likely ...

General Women’s Club of Lehigh Acres Upcoming Events

Next monthly meeting to be held April 16 The General Women's Club of Lehigh Acres will have its monthly meeting on Friday, April 16 at 1 p.m.  Melissa Barry, Fire Commissioner of Lehigh Acres, will be the speaker. The meeting will be held at Faith Lutheran Church in the Sweatlock Hall, 705 ...

VFW Post 4174: VFW’s priority goals

Since the 20th Century, the VFW has had a hand in many pieces of legislation which has been passed, and continues to work on keeping that hand in to provide for the well being of Veterans. Since there are more than 1.5 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliary, Capitol Hill can hear us ...

Universal school vouchers good for kids and country

To the editor: Last fall, for the first time in my life, I received a phone call from a person elected in my district. Spencer Roach and I talked for several minutes. Our conversation centered around our shared alarm and dismay regarding our fellow citizens' almost complete ignorance of ...