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NFM Civic Association: Get ready for a long ballot – vote by mail!

Well, I hate to admit error, but there were two in my last column.I sent the date of our Sept. 10 meeting as the 10th. It was the 11th. We meet every second Tuesday except for special events. So always check your calendar. The meeting was Tuesday, the 11th. We did send someone there (my ...

NFM Civic Association: Elections, an art walk, a new pool and more

Well, the primary election is behind us and now, on to the general election. While Nov. 6 seems a long way off, the vote by mail (formerly absentee) ballots go out 45 days before that, Sept. 22. So - I know it's hard to believe - we are less than three weeks away from casting a ballot. That ...

NFM Civic Association: Much coming up at the Civic Association

I know I had a column last week. Won't go through the "how I got off track" again, but with this one I'll finally be back on track, every other week; one following our second Tuesday of the month meeting and another right before the next meeting, a recap and a heads up. Two a month. Today is ...

NFM Civic Association: Christmas in August at the Civic Association

If you follow my column, you've probably figured out it is every other week. Well, during the 4th of July I got off schedule. Deadlines changed and -well, I got off schedule. Yes, that was a while ago, and I've been playing hopscotch trying to get back on track.The goal is a column following ...

NFM Civic Association: Civic Association gets event sponsors!

Okay. Things do happen behind the scenes at the North Fort Myers Civic Association.At the July meeting we discussed getting a new Christmas tree for the annual lighting (the one used in the past was unimpressive, to say the least). The event on Dec. 15 will be a North Fort Myers Coalition ...

NFM Civic Association: NFM Civic Association heads to the mound

What's been going on during the last two weeks in North Fort Myers? With your Civic Association? Or, what do Wiffle Balls and a library have in common? Our Civic Association - what else!Now, on to business.The Association's President, Doug Dailey, met with Lee County Commissioner Brian Hamman ...

NFM Civic Association: North Fort Myers Community Night – Play ball!

Another new project from your North Fort Myers Civic Association, a North Fort Myers Community Night with the Fort Myers Miracle, Aug. 4 at 6 p.m., Century Links Sports Complex. Association President Doug Dailey discussed this with the powers that be and arranged a night of baseball AND ...

NFM Civic Association: New ideas, new programs and more discussed at Civic

Another interesting North Fort Myers Civic Association meeting.The Association discussed "Adopting a Road." The stretch between Littleton Road to the foot of the Edison Bridge, on Old 41 might, as a result of the adoption, bear our new slogan - North Fort Myers, a Destination, not a Direction. ...

Guest Opinion: Junior Achievement volunteers offer much to SW Florida students

The term "philanthropy" is often made in reference to monetary donations, but sometimes, it's not just about cutting a check.Yes, financial assistance is critical, but time is just as important. Eight years ago, I joined a group of successful business, government and nonprofit leaders who offer ...