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Contact the Sanibel Captiva Daily team for a Free Consultation for your business. Or call : 239-579-0114
So what do you think Lisa Schuman and Corinne Batista aka Beekeepeers would be doing on a Friday morning? Beehives! Check out these girl and how you can do it yourself.Animals, Fort Myers, Outdoor Activities
So what do you think Lisa Schuman and Corinne Batista aka Beekeepeers would be doing on a Friday morning? Beehives! Check out these girl and how you can do it yourself.
So what do you think Lisa Schuman and Corinne Batista would be doing on a Friday morning in mid June?? Tending their gardens or their chicken?? Maybe, but today the girls are extracting 50 lbs. of honey from one of their hives. Lisa and Corinne became beekeepers about a year ago after taking a course through UF.Corinne, who’s honey is being extracted today lives on Fort Myers Beach, Lisa has her hive on sanibel.
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Annual Taste of the Beach
Summer Fun Fling
Red, White and BOOM
Independence Day Festival
Fourth of July on the Beach
Independence Day Parade and Fireworks
Silver King Celebration
Annual Cat Show
World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament
This is a MUST! (crab cakes are insane!) Known for Baked Chloris ( that means: YUMMY CATFISH) This place has been around for almost 50 years!
Tell them the Daily . Com sent ya……….. Live Music: Check them out or call for info: 16910 McGregor Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33908-2976
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The Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club is pleased to offer one, and possibly two, 4-yr college scholarships to graduating seniors in Lee County schools.Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Non Profit / Charity
The Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club is pleased to offer one, and possibly two, 4-yr college scholarships to graduating seniors in Lee County schools. This brings to six the number of current Optimist Club scholarships. Each scholarship is $1250 per year ($5000 total). The competition is open to all graduating seniors in Lee County.
Well, I’m not prince charming anymore, but I sure do feel better. So does my butt! I think I look better scruffy??
Hi all, it’s me Bear……(don’t tell mom I can type)……..This is Cody. She is my groomer and aka (girlfriend). I know I look scared, you would too if your mother was taking your picture with your girlfriend. (arf ,arf) I love it here at my Indian Creek Animal Hospital. A couple years ago I went in for my routine grooming and this wonderful lady discover a horrible situation. It’s kinda icky to talk about but super important. YUPPER. The big C word. Yes Cancer. And guess what it came back as malignant…..Colon Cancer!……..wower!!! So, to save us money they recommended to see if it spread rather then doing surgery immediately. So off we went to check if it spread, it did not thank goodness. Surgery #1 took place two years ago and all gone. The C work, now stands for lil stinker and it came back and really bad. So off to surgery #2. I really wasn’t doing very good on this one…….tough couple weeks for me and my mom. But the staff at Indian Creek kept us both going. Although I am a cancer patient. I feel sooooo much better. It’s all about quality of life for me. I am sick, but they make me comfortable and happy. Look how scrappy I was and hey check me out now!….my first grooming since then…….wow I feel a whole lot better. I love the staff. They are super duper smart…………they treat me really good. ( Just check them out) The Doc is super cool, Dr. Shivers, and the pretty girls don’t hurt a bit! or should I say BITE???? woof! LOL……….Thank you all for you support and be sure to send or see the folks at Indian Creek Animal hospital. They really do Rock! Love to all, Bear…………xoxoxo http://www.indiancreekvet.com/ Check out the pictures below for me and my new haircut.
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Fort Myers Ron D’aos Staci Lubers and Shaun Lowery will take great care of you! Tell them the daily sent you.Entertainment, Fort Myers, Restaurants, Sports Bar
The Communications Training Team of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office invites the public to the second annual “911 River Rally”, being held on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at the SunSplash Family Waterpark in Cape Coral.Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Non Profit / Charity, Outdoor Activities
The Communications Training Team of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office invites the public to the second annual “911 River Rally”, being held on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at the SunSplash Family Waterpark in Cape Coral.
The event is a duck race fundraiser, aimed at raising money to send Lee County Sheriff’s Office 911 Professionals to advanced communications training classes and activities. The race begins at 5 P.M., when plastic ducks are released into the Lazy River. The first one to finish will receive a prize of two-hundred dollars ($200). In addition, second place will receive a one-hundred and twenty-five dollar ($125) prize, third place receives seventy five dollars ($75) and the last duck to finish receives fifty dollars ($50). A total of 2000 ducks will be available for the race.
Ducks can be purchased for two dollars ($2) each or three for five dollars ($5), by calling the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (239) 477-1213 or (239) 477-1222. They can also be purchased at SunSplash beginning at 10 A.M. the day of the event. A total of two-thousand ducks will be available for the race.
Proud new owners Allison Service and Adam Bigham: May Adoption Promotion : In Celebration of our Grand Re-Opening, all pet adoptions are half off the regular fee during the Month of May.Animals, Fort Myers
May Adoption Promotion : In Celebration of our Grand Re-Opening, all pet adoptions are half off the regular fee during the Month of May.
Very proud new parents of two new kittens. ” “We were extremely happy to be able to adopt two beautiful kittens. For us, adopting a pet is one of the best things you can do today.” States: Allison Service and Adam Brigham. Look how cute these two are: (It was tough to get some good pictures, as these two little ones are on the move, as they should be. Healthy and happy kittens with a great new home! Both Allison and Adam expressed the fulfillment they have received taking in theses two (no names yet, as they are watching their personalities develop) They really encourage others to do adopt as well.
If you are looking for the Best in Fort Myers Vets, Cape Coral Vets and SWF Indian Creek Pet Hospital.
Dr. Shivers knows how to take care of your pet……….check out http://www.indiancreekvet.com/ to learn more or see our coupon page for your pet.
Beautiful Nature shots of SWFBeautiful Nature shots of SWF. Photo credit: Madilyn Mangas
Tickets still available for Lakeside Country Bash
Award-winning country artist Darius Rucker to headline May 15 concert at Lakes Park
FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 6, 2011) – Advance tickets are still available for the third annual Lakeside Country Bash to be held on May 15 at Lakes Park. Award-winning country music artist Darius Rucker, who recently hit the top of the Country Singles Chart for the fifth time with his latest single titled “This,” will headline the outdoor concert. In addition to Rucker, performers include Uncle Kracker, American Idol season nine runner-up Crystal Bowersox, and the Dirt Drifters.
Proceeds benefit the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation. Tickets for the concert are $40 in advance and $45 at the gate. Advance tickets are available online at www.ticketmaster.com, at Lakes Park, Estero Community Center and North Fort Myers Community Center. In addition to tickets can be purchased at Hooters of Fort Myers, Port Charlotte, Fort Myers Beach, Naples and Cape Coral, along with Harley-Davidson of Fort Myers and Naples. Advance ticket purchase is strong recommended as the two previous concerts sold out prior to the event. Gates open at 3 p.m., with the first performance beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Event sponsors include “Gold Buckle” sponsor Lodge Construction, Inc., “Silver Buckle” sponsor Dodge, and “Bronze Buckle” sponsors Seminole Casino, Sam Galloway Ford/Lincoln, Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida, Cat Country 107.1, Florida Weekly, Waterman Broadcasting, Priority Marketing, Century Fence and Happenings Arts & Entertainment magazine. This year’s “Saloon Sponsor” is Budweiser.
For sponsorship opportunities and additional information contact Vicki Baugh at 239-851-5294 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the upcoming concert, visit www.lakesidecountrybash.com and tune in to Cat Country 107.1, Kix 92.9 and 106.5 WCTQ.
The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation established in 2004 by a group of Lee County business leaders and dedicated citizens who recognize Lakes Park as an extremely important green area in Lee County. The foundation’s main focus is to assistLee County Parks and Recreation in the continued implementation of the $30 million Lakes Park Master Plan, enhancing the park’s environmental aesthetics, wildlife habitat and recreational amenities for the community to enjoy for many years to come. Currently, the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation is focusing its fundraising on creating a botanical garden at Lakes Park. For more information on the foundation, visit www.LakesParkEnrichmentFoundation.org.
SUSAN BENNETT, SWFAS, CHILD CARE OF SWF
EARNED TOP PUBLIC RELATIONS HONORS
FORT MYERS, FLA., May 9, 2011 – Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C., earned three top awards on behalf of its clients at the local Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Image Awards ceremony May 2.
It marks the 18th consecutive year that Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C., has been recognized, making it the most honored marketing firm in Southwest Florida with 183 awards from FPRA for campaigns on behalf of its clients.
Two Image Awards (top award given) and a Judges Award (for achieving maximum results using a minimum amount of money) were presented for the following:
● Southwest Florida Addiction Services (SWFAS) – Image Award and a Judges Award in the Special Events category for “SWFAS Celebrates 30 Years of Recovery.” In deference to the poor economy, SWFAS sent invitations in brown paper bags and invited guests to a FREE brown bag lunch that really was served in brown paper bags. Sponsors picked up 100 percent of the cost and four “You’ve Got A Friend” Awards were presented to individuals who have helped SWFAS become the region’s leader in addiction prevention and treatment.
● Child Care of Southwest Florida – Image Award in the Institutional category for a two-year branding campaign that included a marketing plan, strategic news announcements, three new annual events, newsletters, annual report and a renewed focus on core services. Child Care of Southwest Florida Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. operates six child care centers in Lee and Hendry counties, offers training for early childhood professionals, and administers the federal food program for eligible centers and family child care homes in 13 counties.
Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C., is celebrating its 20th year of providing strategic solutions in public relations and marketing for the area’s leading businesses and not-for-profit organizations. The full-service public relations and marketing firm was founded in 1991 by Susan Bennett, an accredited public relations professional (APR), certified public relations counselor (CPRC), and a charter member of the Counselors’ Network for the state’s most experienced professionals. Bennett is a former Gannett Co. executive and member of the launch team of USA TODAY.
The Local Image Awards competition is conducted annually by the Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA to recognize outstanding public relations programs in Southwest Florida, and to encourage and promote the development of public relations professionalism in our area. Winners demonstrate the very best examples of innovation, planning, and design.
Mobile Texting Comes To Sanibel Captiva and Fort Myers:
Mobile Text Advertising Is The New Way To Communicate!
Try it…Text “sanibelcaptiva” to 303030 to join our group and receive Exclusive offers from our advertisers. When you join you will also be automatically entered into our monthly $100 Gift Card Giveaway.
We are in the midst of a Mobile Revolution with communication and branding changing before our eyes.
Businesses and Individuals alike are quickly realizing the power of realtime communication on the go, ie. SMS Text Marketing!
It’s no secret today that we use our mobile phones for just about everything. People carry their mobile phones with them everywhere. Whether you’re a business professional or business owner, if you’re not communicating via mobile, you are not communicating effectively with today’s consumers.
Here are some amazing statistics about Mobile Text.
52,083 texts are sent per second. Text messages have grown to exceed 1.56 Trillion annually in the United States alone. That’s more than double last year. Source: CTIA.
80% of americans across all age groups feel they will get a quicker response from a text message than from email, phone call, or voice message. Source: Cellsigns.
Mobile Media is increasing at a staggering rate and projected to reach a staggering 424 Billion by 2013. Source: Mobile Marketer.
42% of 18 to 34 year olds and 33% of 35 to 44 year olds with cell phones were interested in receiving alerts on their cell pnones from places they frequent. Source: Harris Interactive.
There are 5 Billion mobile phone users worldwide.
91% of cell pnone users keep their phones with them all day long.
97% of text messages sent are read!
2.5 Billion text messages are sent every day in the U.S. alone.
Just imagine if you could send a Text message to the last 500 people that visited your business! Think you might increase sales of your goods or service?
Our friends at QR Mobile Text have hooked us up with the latest and greatest Mobile Marketing strategies to help us promote businesses on Sanibel Captiva.
As a favor we have asked them to create an “Island Text” special package for business owners in the area.
If you would like to get started Immediately capturing and building your own text list drop us a line and we will stop by and show you how you can increase sales and service almost immediately using Mobile Text messaging! Contact: http://www.qrmobiletext.com/ or SandyKostick@gmail.com
This is shocking news because most had no…… idea that she was ill. She wanted it kept a secret and no one knew. Carla figured this out as she describes below. She told her daughter at the end of December and her Son in February, but we were under strict instructions not to tell a soul–please read the explanation she wrote below and understand that she went exactly the way she wanted to go, quietly and quickly without pain. As just as she led her life, when she decided it was time to go, she went.
We are asking friends to forward this email on to other you know to be good friends.
Thank you all!
In late November 2010, some health problems popped up that, by late December, seemed serious.
I made two choices at that time:
FIRST: I chose to tell only my children and my friend Bob because I greatly value my privacy and because I see myself on the ‘console, not be consoled,’ side of any equation. In fact, there are few things that I would have a harder time with than having friends caring, asking, wanting to help. I apologize for not sharing this life altering information. I hope you will understand why I made this choice.
SECOND: I chose not to engage in the usual life-prolonging medical treatment for my cancer. I made this choice because for me life can only be ‘the quality of life’ that enables me to combine using my skill and knowledge with the gifts that happened to make a difference in lives. I find value in bringing together the appropriate people to analyze and have the necessary clout to solve complex public policy problems. I find value in spending quality time with loved ones and friends and in traveling. At my age, I cannot imagine being stripped of the ‘quality of live’–not burden for others. I have been extraordinarily fortunate over the years to have been afforded the experiences and opportunities I have had. I hope that I have used at least some of my skills and opportunities well. What a waste it would be for me now, at 71, to reverse my philosophy and spend my time, energy, and money on self-preservation. Were I a couple decades younger and with considerable responsibility for others, I may have justified a different choice. But, at this point in life, two things must be considered: a) my above stated view toward life’s value, and b) my position on what’s happening in America’s medical care. I simply won’t be part of an all-to-common insidious symbiotic relationship between so many in the medical industry who play on fears of seniors to pretend that death is a myth. All that is accomplished is to strip people of their dignity and quality of life while draining their family’s energy and resources. It benefits the medical industry, not the lives in question, not the families, not the larger civil society involved in advancing quality of life.
Just know that I love you all. I cherish the times we have had together. I hope that each of you will walk future paths that are as filled with gifts as those I have walked. And I hope that you will pass on this Spirit of Life to those who follow you.
Attached please find a copy of the obituary. Her family will be making arrangements for its publication.
You are invited to join us in the celebration of the life of Carla Brooks Johnston
In Boston / Somerville
Sharing Memories of Carla On-line:
We are pulling together a website:
Please do not send flowers – Instead we would suggest:
Considering a tax-deductible contribution to Carla’s Non-Profit Organization
New Century Policies Educational Programs (NCPEP)
Bank of America
Account # 004632487136 (Ready Tuesday May 3rd–this account has been established especially for this program.)
NCPEP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which Carla Founded back in 1982.
Our intent is to launch a seed funding grant program for Change Makers, following in line with Carla’s new book–Change Makers: Four Stories which is being published now. The grant program will be oriented to individuals and community organizations that are prepared to make positive and sustainable changes that will benefit their communities. You can watch Carla’s website for more information. (Currently Dr. Robert Hilliard, Eric Johnston, and Dr. Deborah Johnston sit on the Board of Directors.)
Our mother was enriched and invigorated by her community of friends here and around the world. We were all blessed to have her in our lives, teaching us and challenging us to be better human beings. Thank you for respecting her wishes.
Eric and Elise
May Adoption Promotion : In Celebration of our Grand Re-Opening, all pet adoptions are half off the regular fee during the Month of May. At our May Madness Pet Adoption Special Event on May 21st pets may be adopted for only $25. Don’t forget to join us for our Ribbon Chewing Ceremony (a dog-inspired Ribbon Cutting) on May 18th. Details are available at www.LeeLostPets.com.
• For information about this week’s pets, call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services’ website at www.LeeLostPets.com. When calling, please refer to the animal’s ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available.
• The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Saturday. The Shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, off Six Mile Cypress Pkwy.
• All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination & county license if 3 months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs 6 months & over, feline aids & leukemia test for cats, training DVD, 10 day health guarantee, and a bag of Science Diet pet food.
• The adoption package is valued at $500.
Age: 2 months
Color: White & Brindle
Comments: I’m a young, playful, loving puppy that’s going to be a big dog. The good news is there’s lots of love to go around because I have six brothers and sisters that are also available for adoption. A dog that could be 65 to 130 lbs. may sound like more dog than you want but just like any other puppy we need love, training, and attention and we can be awesome family members. The shelter is taking applications on all of us puppies to find us the right home.
Sex: Spayed Female
Age: 2 years old
Color: Cream and white
Comments: As my namesake, Glenda the Good Witch of North, would say, “there’s no place like home!” I sure hope it’s true because I’ve been wanting a home of my own for a while. I’m really a good girl and need a good family to love me back.