Newsmakers

2017 Men & Women of the Year

Honoring those who have served the community with such distinction
Newsmakers

The Many Sides of Meals of Hope's Katie Schweikhardt

The warm and caring COO feeds the hungry as her life mission, but she has a competitive side, too.
Along the Gulfshore

Southwest Florida Mental Health Providers Facing Shortfall

The David Lawrence Center and SalusCare are facing close to $800,000 in cuts combined.
Along the Gulfshore

Sea Salt’s Recent Focus? How to Help

From a five-course collaboration for the American Red Cross to luncheons for David Lawrence Center and Audubon, the Third Street South powerhouse...
Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Stories: The Event

A reader recounts her stay in Mirror Lakes Elementary during the hurricane.
Newsmakers

Southwest Florida's Social Entrepreneurs

Meet some local entrepreneurs whose missions also aim to achieve social good in the community.
Along the Gulfshore

The Status of Our Parks

See if your favorite park or nature center is accessible yet after the storm.
Newsmakers

‘You Get to See What You’re Made Of’

Through the ebbs of downtime and flows of action, firemen on the A-shift of Station 40 discover their character.
Newsmakers

The Naples Senior Center: A Much-Needed Respite

The Naples Senior Center offers seniors a place to socialize, take a variety of classes and get help with issues like dementia.
People

Hurricane Stories: Helping His Hometown

Self-described Florida Cracker Jeff Hornsby helped organize relief efforts after the hurricane.
Along the Gulfshore

Gumbo—and Ice Cream and BBQ—for the Soul

In the eye of the recovery, Fort Myers restaurants and chefs rose to the occasion.
Along the Gulfshore

Post-Irma: How to Help

Ways to help Southwest Florida recover from Hurricane Irma.
People

Hurricane Stories: Finding Peace During a Storm

Angel Duncan and Joseph Kramp waited out Hurricane Irma in a small Georgia town.
Along the Gulfshore

Hurricane Stories

Tales of how Southwest Florida came together before, during and after Hurricane Irma.
People

Hurricane Stories: Picking Up the Tab

A regular customer at Skip One Seafood treated visiting lineman to dinner.