IBEW Local Union 199

2141 Jackson Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901, USA

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Community Counts: School supply drive at McDonald's

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:19:03 -0700

The start of a new school year is just a few weeks away, and many children whose families cannot afford to purchase school supplies are going to need help. If you want to make a difference for those kids, McDonald’s locations in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties are going to help you.

Nearly a year after Ft. Myers boy sucked in to drain

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:29:01 -0700

FORT MYERS, FL.--Friday night it'll be one year since high rain-water sucked six-year old Owen Just in to a storm drain. He traveled 300 yards, the length of three football fields, in a small, dark concrete tube.

Key West Seaplanes® - "Florida Keys Seaplane Adventures" Feature Story by TropixTraveler Now Available

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:50:47 -0700

Key West Seaplanes® is featured in a story on TropixTraveler detailing options for island hopping via seaplane through The Florida Keys. Travel writer Paul Love entices readers to experience the waters and the air of this beautiful region via the most versatile mode of transportation, the seaplane. (PRWeb July 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Florida-Keys-Seaplane ...

CCSC to stage fight fest

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:09:47 -0700

THE Cebu City Sports Commission is adding another depth on its variety of events. Starting on the last weekend of...

Drivers with headphones unaware they're breaking the law

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:17:18 -0700

Some drivers wear headphones to listen to music or talk on their phones. But it's considered 'distracted driving,' and many people have no idea they're breaking the law.

Reports: Alleged killer outed by victim

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:47:51 -0700

There are new developments in the murder of a transgendered woman whose burned body was dumped behind a Fort Myers business.

Rich Dad Education Charity Yard Sale to Benefit Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties a Success

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:31:37 -0700

Rich Dad® Education, a leader in financial education, recently held a charity yard sale to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The yard sale was a success. (PRWeb July 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12063464.htm

Poverty Growing Fastest in the Suburbs: Report

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:26:27 -0700

Research from the Brookings Institution shows that the poor population in the suburbs increased at a rate three times faster than in urban areas.

Lee school board member opting his kids out of standardized testing

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:47:46 -0700

A Lee County School board member wants to opt his children out of standardized testing.

Community Counts: Test drive a Tesla

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:47:21 -0700

In today's segment of Community Counts we tell you about something you can do that is fun, free and good for the environment.

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