There are many professions that require sacrificing time away from family, friends and loved ones during the holidays. We didn’t want to forget these dedicated individuals, so we met with several people in our community who go out of their way to serve others—even when it means missing out on the big celebrations themselves.
Heather Reagan has loved baking and cooking since she was old enough to hold a spoon, so it’s no wonder she’s now known far and wide for her delicious buttermilk biscuits and mouth-watering cinnamon rolls.
In a nondescript building near the intersection of Del Prado Boulevard and Cape Coral Parkway, you will find a place full of love and generosity. The Cape Coral Caring Center was established in February 1990, and since then, it has been feeding and giving to those in our community who are in need.
As November rolls around, we’re anxiously awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and time spent with our loved ones. The winding down of the year always brings about a time of reflection for us—remembering everything we’ve done or accomplished in months past; looking back on turkey disaster stories, mornings watching the Thanksgiving Day … Continued
Teen Volunteers Donate Time, Make Friendships at Gulf Coast Village Forty Southwest Florida teenagers spent a portion of their summer break volunteering at Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral, offering valuable helping hands to staff while forming intergenerational friendships with the residents. Collectively, the students tallied more than 1,000 volunteer hours in Gulf Coast Village’s … Continued
More than 450 fashionistas and community supporters came together for the 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event in August. The event raised $157,000 for PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. Photography by Gregory Wagner