A Season of Giving

As we turn the page of this year’s calendar to December, it seems like it was just yesterday we were singing carols, unwrapping gifts and toasting to 2017. Now—as unbelievable as it may seem—it’s time to do it all over again.

December 2017 Around Town

On Wednesday, October 18, the Cape Coral Community Foundation hosted the inaugural Excellence in Nonprofit Performance Yearly awards luncheon to recognize the efforts of Southwest Florida nonprofits and the accomplishments of nonprofit leaders at an awards ceremony and luncheon. The winners were:

Inside Cape Coral Lifestyle’s Cookie Jar

"Christmas is always a special time around our house," Cape Coral resident Alicia Reese says. "Even though I’m an adult now, my mother and I have held the tradition of going out on Christmas Eve to hand-deliver our festive cookies since I was a girl. Our friends and family love them and hand-delivering a homemade treat is a great way to…

Local Holiday Gift Guide

True Lyes handcrafted soaps are naturally made from goat’s milk and 100 percent pure essential oils. This family-owned and operated business is dedicated to bringing you products that revitalize and rejuvenate. These soaps are not only skin loving but are also good for the environment, as they are completely dibutyl phthalate free. Using only the finest quality milks, butters, natural…

Holiday Cheers

Serve at a holiday party or ring in the New Year with this cranberry martini. 

1057 SW 57th Street

This amazing waterfront property is ready for you to call it home. Located in the beautiful Rose Garden neighborhood and a short walk to Tarpon Point, this home has everything you are looking for. With royal palm trees lining the streets, this neighborhood is second to none. 

Stretch it Out

Inspired by Annie Ruth Campbell, Melissa Benson helped established Stretch It Out Enterprise, a faith-based, charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in February 2015. The mission is to serve those in the community in need of love, awareness or financial assistance. The organization is currently based in Lee County, but, as the name implies, it envisions expanding statewide and beyond.