Newsmakers

Best of the Gulfshore 2017: People & Projects

Our editors highlight the people who made the Gulfshore great over the last year.
Along the Gulfshore

SWFL Veterans to Share Their Stories in Local 'Performances'

The four men will be recounting their experiences as part of the Telling Project.
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One on One: Wilson Bradshaw, President of Florida Gulf Coast University

“We are not where we want to be at FGCU when it comes to graduation rates.”
Along the Gulfshore

Valerie's House Opens Its Doors to More Children Through New Sites

The long-term grief support program started by Angela Melvin in Fort Myers has grown to Naples and Cape Coral.
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The Unlikely Conservationists

How residents in Fort Myers Beach banded together to preserve a tract of land as a wild, natural space
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Dr. Emad Salman: Saving Lives with a Personal Touch

The medical director of Golisano Children’s Hospital brings warm humor (and a Mickey Mouse tie) to his job.
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One on One: Michael Watkins, Owner of The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

“It is our hope to always have a hotel on this property.”
Along the Gulfshore

Naples Man Plays Polo—with a Twist

David Partridge recently competed in his third charity elephant polo tournament in Thailand.
Along the Gulfshore

Mariapia Malerba Tries Her Hand at Home Decor

The Fort Myers artist has partnered with West Elm at Coconut Point.
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Fort Myers Police Chief Derrick Diggs

“Our officers need to know that sometimes an arrest isn’t the best thing.”
People

Boatless in Naples

This couple joins a local yacht club and yearns for a Sea Ray express cruiser of their own one day.
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Now What Do We Do?

How these successful career people are facing up to the daunting challenges of retirement
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Red Sox Ace Chris Sale Keeps Close Ties to Southwest Florida

All-Star pitcher Chris Sale dominates on the mound, but the former FGCU star is known here for his continuing good works in...
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Jerry Sanford, the Man Who Makes Things Happen

Whether it’s for the needs of seniors, retired firefighters, grandchildren, war veterans or others, Jerry Sanford appears without fanfare to offer a...
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Looking for Hope in Dunbar

A year with young people in the troubled Fort Myers neighborhood as they struggle to better their lives.
Ms. Adventure

Ms. Adventure: Trapped, Lost and Discovered by American Indians

A little past life regression through hypnosis reveals truths as current as today.