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Established Pine Island firm changes affiliation, name

Last month, Buzzy Phillips, whose financial services firm has been associated with Raymond James for over 10 years, changed the name of his firm to Ameriprise Financial."The change is for financial reason only," Phillips said. "Raymond James is a great company with great people. Over the years ...

Apartment community now leasing on PI Road

Cape Coral's tight rental market is getting a boost- a big boost.Coralina Cape Coral, a 186-unit luxury apartment community off Pine Island Road east of Veterans Parkway, is leasing and has set its official grand opening for next Thursday.The complex, which includes a clubhouse, fitness center, ...

‘Snores and Roars’ returns to Shell Factory

After a very busy tourist season culminating with its Easter celebration, the Shel Factory & Nature Park is looking to make the spring just as exciting.The Shell Factory is bringing back its "Snores and Roars" overnight camping adventure in the Nature Park, an attraction that got off to ...

Official grand opening for Meemer’s set for this weekend

Although Meemer's has been open in the old Dairy Queen for several weeks, the restaurant will be celebrating its grand opening this weekend.Sue and Chris Kahoun are from Chatsworth, New Jersey, where Chris owned and operated a blueberry and cranberry farm while Sue worked in the restaurant ...

Hot Flashz, Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens host Easter Egg Hunt

Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens again partnered with Lee County's entertainment troupe, the Hot Flashz, for their 7th Annual Bunny Hop Easter Egg Hunt. The event was held Saturday morning at Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens, 4637 Pine Island Road, N.W., on Matlacha Island. More than ...

Century 21 Sunbelt Realty 4th Annual Shred Day a success

Century 21 Sunbelt Realty Inc. of Pine Island held its 4th annual shred day on Friday to benefit the Pine Island Food Pantry. For each box or bag of documents to shred, islanders brought a donation of 5 non-perishable food items."As a realty office, we need to keep our records for a certain ...

Saltwater Smokehouse, Beacon team up for fundraiser

Last Friday, the Saltwater Smokehouse presented a check for $750 to the Beacon of HOPE. The money was raised from the first annual "Food for Thought" fundraiser held at the restaurant."This money will be used for our GED people," Beacon executive director Betsy Haesemeyer said. "I had hoped to ...

‘Zen Day’ at Sweeney’s SOS Saturday

Patti Sweeney, owner of Sweeney's SOS, a natural soap and skincare shop in Bokeelia, has announced "Zen Day" on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Sweeney opened her shop in September 2016."Sweeney's SOS soap and gift shop offers a 'New Age' approach to shopping," Sweeney said. "We strive ...

Beacon supports ‘Shop Local’ effort

Starting Wednesday, Feb. 21, from noon to 2 p.m., the Beacon of HOPE's Pine Island United Way House will be supporting the "Shop Local" effort. On the third Wednesday of every month, the Beacon of HOPE will feature a Pine Island local, small business. The Beacon of HOPE is supporting the "Shop ...

Matlacha Specialty Market now open

Sandwiched in between Bert's and Fishware Outfitters is a new addition to Matlacha / Pine island Matlacha Specialty Market, owned by Adam and Karla Klayman."We found Pine Island and Matlacha when we came to Southwest Florida to buy a mango farm in Bokeelia," Adam said. "When that didn't work ...