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Students pie professors to raise money for ACT

April 2, 2016

For the second year, the pie your professor for ACT event was hosted on the library lawn. What started as a civic engagement project for five students last spring is now becoming an annual event hosted...

FGCU student to release first solo album, 'Cloud Chameleon'

FGCU student to release first solo album, ‘Cloud Chameleon’

February 12, 2016

Alec Prorock, a senior music major at FGCU, will release his first solo album, “Cloud Chameleon,” on Sunday, Feb. 14. “Cloud Chameleon” has been a work in progress for a nearly a year and a half...

An unborn child has the right to live

January 17, 2016

I’m pro-life because an innocent human being should be able to get a chance at life rather than not existing at all. In the United States, the consequence for taking or harming a bald eagle is $5,000...

A gopher tortoise sits in its habitat at Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The gopher tortoise is notable for being a burrowing reptile, and is native to
Southwest Florida. Special to Eagle News.

Local nature center teaches on environment sustainability

January 8, 2016

Fort Myers is home to the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The nature center is a not-for-profit, environmental education organization and includes a museum, three nature trails, a planetarium, aviaries...

Local nature center teaches on environment sustainability

Local nature center teaches on environment sustainability

January 4, 2016

Fort Myers is home to the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The nature center is a not-for-profit, environmental education organization and includes a museum, three nature trails, a planetarium, aviaries...

Help clean up Fort Myers Beach in the New Year

January 1, 2016

Ring in the New Year by participating in a “Coastal Clean-up” along Fort Myers Beach. A New Year coastal cleanup will be held at the Diversified Yacht Services on Fort Myers Beach Saturday, Jan. 2. The...

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Help for Haiti, organization works to help rebuild country and provide for its people

December 25, 2015

Love a Child is a nonprofit organization with a Fort Myers office that provides food, shelter and education to the poorest regions in Haiti. Bobby and Sherry Burnette founded Love a Child after they moved...

Local organization chapter bakes birthday cakes for those in need

December 22, 2015

Local volunteers can help bake birthday cakes for the less fortunate — in this case, children and seniors. Birthday Cakes 4 Free is a non-profit organization with a Lehigh Acres chapter close to FGCU. The...

Small breed dogs up for adoption through Animal Services

December 19, 2015

Lee County Domestic Animal Services has recently taken in 30 Maltese puppies and dogs and is looking for new homes for all of them. The dogs range in age from puppies to 7-year-old adults. They were taken...

Nearly 8,000 bears rain down in Everblades teddy bear toss

Nearly 8,000 bears rain down in Everblades teddy bear toss

December 13, 2015

The Florida Everblades held their annual teddy bear toss Saturday, Dec. 12 in a home game against the Reading Royals. The teddy bear toss is an annual Christmas tradition in most minor and junior hockey...

Florida Everblades to collect and donate stuffed animals from annual teddy bear toss

December 12, 2015

The Florida Everblades, an East Coast Hockey League team that plays at Germain Arena, will participate in the national teddy bear toss at their home game against the Reading Royals 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec....

Meals of Hope hosts third annual Holidays Without Hunger event to package food for people in need

December 4, 2015

The third annual Holidays Without Hunger event will be hosted from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Christmas Eve at the Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers. The event hopes to package more than 500,000...

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