March 2017 Around Town

The Joy in Childhood Foundation SM Awards $8,000 to Support Nonprofits in Southwest Florida

The Southeast chapter of the Joy in Childhood FoundationSM recently announced $8,000 in grants to support two organizations in Southwest Florida. The following local grants support organizations that focus on helping kids—particularly those facing hunger and sickness—find joy in their daily lives.

“Through the kindness of our franchisees, employees, vendors and guests, the Joy in Childhood Foundation raises funds to support local children’s hospitals, food banks, and nonprofit organizations,” said Michael Koroghlian, a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee. “We are thrilled to provide $8,000 in grants to these two worthy organizations that serve the basic needs and necessities to our local communities and make a significant impact in Southwest Florida.”

  • Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida – $6,000 to assist the hunger-relief organization with providing fresh nutritious food and other essentials to children, seniors, and those at risk of hunger.
  • Collier Child Care Resource Inc. – $2,000 to support its affordable early-learning educational programs and childcare provided to children from low-income families.

To learn more about the Joy in Childhood Foundation, please visit or follow on Facebook

NEILSON LAW, P.A. is pleased to announce that Kieran L. Strosser has joined the firm.

Kieran has extensive law office experience and recently re-located to Cape Coral from Pennsylvania with her husband and two children.  Kieran is legal assistant to attorney Jennifer Neilson who focuses her practice in estate planning, probate and real estate law.  NEILSON LAW, P.A. is located at 3501 Del Prado Blvd S, Suite 306, Cape Coral, Florida; phone 239.443.3866 website:


CAPE CORAL, FL – January 18, 2017 – Rotary Club of Cape Coral has been awarded the international 2016 Joshua Collingsworth Memorial Foundation Rotary Water Safety Advocacy Award. The club was one of thirteen in the nation to be recognized for their life-saving efforts with the Rotary Josh the Otter Water Safety and Literacy Project. Over 300 Rotary Clubs have participated in this effort. In just a few short years Rotarians have helped spread the life-saving message of water safety with Josh the Otter to over 120,000 children across the United States, Canada, and Jamaica.

“We are proud to have served in this important program and help spread the information to children through our local schools. It’s an honor to be recognized,” said Rotary Club of Cape Coral President, Jim Perry.

The Joshua Collingsworth Memorial Foundation was created in July of 2008 to serve as a catalyst to strengthen water safety awareness and create an early childhood educational program. For more information about the program visit For more information about the Rotary Club of Cape Coral, visit

Cape Coral Lifestyle Magazine Look-
alike Contest

Do you and your pet have a strikingly similar appearance? Maybe your poufy bangs resemble your poodle’s hairdo or all those weight training classes have you looking a little more like your Rottweiler?  Maybe you and your parakeet wear the same shade of blue eye shadow? We are asking our readers to send us photos of you and your pet for our Look-alike Contest. The winner will appear in an upcoming issue of Cape Coral Lifestyle Magazine. Send high resolution photos to