Visory Health secures national certification for third year

Visory Health, a women-led, patient-first health tech prescription platform that is transforming the way women, families and caregivers access affordable healthcare through its online prescription discount card, today announces its national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise. The certification comes to those who exemplify dedication to creating diversity and supporting the female workforce. While a company…

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Edison Awards Day to be held Wednesday

The public is invited to attend a free event called Edison Awards Day next Wednesday, April 17 from noon-4 p.m. to celebrate the start of the Edison Awards in downtown Fort Myers. The community can enjoy live music by the Ben Allen Band while exploring the Innovators Showcase and watching live products and demonstrations from nominees.…

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Innovative Food Holdings announces new contract with Cheney Brothers

Innovative Food Holdings, a national seller of gourmet specialty foods to professional chefs, announced a new contractual partnership with Cheney Brothers as a broadline distributor partner. With the contract signed, Innovative is now embarking on the technical integration of their respective platforms and expects orders to begin flowing in the back half of this year.…

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Lee County begins Ortiz Avenue widening project

Lee County’s contractor, OHLA USA, begins work this month to widen Ortiz Avenue from Colonial Boulevard to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. The project will widen the roadway from two lanes to four travel lanes and include a 6-foot sidewalk on the east side of the road and a 10-foot paved trail on the…

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FEMA National Flood Insurance Program to be discussed at Tuesday meeting

Lee County will provide an update Tuesday related to FEMA’s announcement that it would alter discounts on National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) premiums by retrograding the county’s and four municipalities’ Community Rating System (CRS) classifications. This issue will be publicly discussed during the regularly scheduled Lee Board of County Commissioners meeting at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday,…

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Two SanCap Chamber ribbon-cuttings mark return of historic Sanibel businesses

The SanCap Chamber and islands community cheered this week as two iconic Sanibel businesses celebrated reopening their doors following hurricane recovery. They include Sanibel Siesta on the Beach at 1246 Fulgur Street on April 8 and the Bait Box at 1041 Periwinkle Way on April 9. “I guess you could say our official re-opening was…

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LaBelle partners with the National League of Cities and CAEL

Collaboratory announced the City of LaBelle has been selected to join the Municipal Action Cohort: Connecting Adults to Postsecondary and Workforce Success.    This new peer-learning cohort is led by the National League of Cities (NLC) and CAEL (Council for Adult and Experiential Learning) to accelerate city efforts to design, develop, and launch an initiative to…

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Frank G. Daveler Foundation donates $1.9 million to establish entrepreneurship institute at FSW

A $1.9 million donation from the Frank G. Daveler Foundation, Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) School of Business and Technology will establish the Frank G. Daveler Entrepreneurship Institute. The gift will enhance FSW’s entrepreneurship programming, evolving into an innovation hub that embraces multidisciplinary learning throughout the college, while fostering curiosity and opportunity. In the past…

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