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Civic & Community Corner: New directors to be elected on Feb. 13

The North Fort Myers Civic Association met on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 7 p.m. at its usual location, Rooms 102A and B at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center. At that meeting five nominations for director on our 12-member Board of Directors, were made. A slate consisting of present Directors Rudy ...

Civic & Community Corner: Kim Testor, Deb Ballard, elected to Civic board

Every year since the Rec Center was built, the NFM Civic Association decorates and ceremoniously lights up the Community Holiday Tree it planted in front of the Rec Center and then ushers in the holiday season with an hour of Group Christmas Caroling. This year we were again led by the NFM High ...

Guest Column: Seeds of love grow neighborhood miracles

So many days, there is tragedy. So many days there is heartbreak. In an instant, a woman's dignity is lost or a child is left orphaned. In an instant, a life is lost.Rarely do we hear the stories of courage. Rarely do we hear the stories of life and victory when a person overcomes adversity and ...

Civic & Community Corner: Lighting & Caroling set for Monday

Every year since the Rec Center was built, the North Fort Myers Civic Association decorates and ceremoniously lights up the Community Holiday Tree it planted in front of the Rec Center and then ushers in the holiday season with an hour of Group Christmas Caroling. This year they will again be ...

Civic & Community Corner: Next Civic Association meeting set for Nov. 14

The next meeting of the North Fort Myers Civic Association will be on Tuesday, Nov.14, at 7 p.m. at its usual location, Rooms 102A and B at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center. At that meeting a vacancy on our Board of Directors, which can be filled by a vote of our General Membership, will ...

Civic & Community Corner: There’s a lot happening in North Fort Myers

The motion to have me "censured" and my powers and actions as President of the NFM Civic Association, including my ability to continue writing this column, for proposing a name change, was defeated at the Oct. 19 meeting. Afterwards, I shook hands with the mover and seconder of that motion and ...

Civic & Community Corner: Rescheduled Civic meeting set for Oct. 19

The twice-hurricane-postponed meeting of The North Fort Myers Civic Association is now scheduled for next Thursday, Oct. 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. at its usual place in Rooms 102 A and B at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center, 2000 North Recreation Park Way, off Business 41, next to the Public ...

Civic & Community Corner: Aug. 8 meeting to feature two important speakers

You may recall that on July 11 the Civic Association got four new elected members to its Board of Directors.As a result, I scheduled a Special Orientation and Get-To Know Each Other Meeting on July 24 and we stressed teamwork and solidarity.I reviewed a list of Meeting Do's and Don'ts and a ...

Civic & Community Corner: Proposed name change has raucus start, happy ending

Wow! The monthly meeting of the NFM Civic Association on July 11 was one heckuva roller-coaster ride! I had announced in this column two weeks ago that at this meeting I was going to propose that we set in motion the wheels that would eventually change the name "North Fort Myers" after a ...