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Hurricane Ian Has Devastated Southwest Florida: Our Community Needs Your Help

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Hurricane Ian Has Devastated Southwest Florida: Our Community Needs Your Help

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades Counties, in partnership with the Collaboratory, is asking for the community’s support, not just locally but nationally and globally. The needs are greater than you can imagine, and the resources are limited. Continue Reading

10/4/2022


YMCA of Southwest Florida Hurricane Ian Recovery Efforts

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YMCA of Southwest Florida Hurricane Ian Recovery Efforts

The past week, leading to, during and after the storm has forever changed our lives. YMCA of Southwest Florida is here for you, your families and the organizations across the region. Continue Reading

10/4/2022


Alliance for the Arts Sustained Minimal Damage from Hurricane Ian

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Alliance for the Arts Sustained Minimal Damage from Hurricane Ian

The Alliance will remain closed through October 10th, to allow our staff to deal with the impact of the storm and to clean up the grounds. We are working diligently with our City and County government to determine how we can best be of assistance for relief efforts. Continue Reading

10/4/2022


Lee Health Foundation Asks for Donations to Employee Relief Fund

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Lee Health Foundation Asks for Donations to Employee Relief Fund

Lee Health Foundation has announced creation of the SWFL Stronger Together employee relief fund to provide critical aid to the thousands of healthcare professionals who suffered incredible loss in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, many while serving patients at Lee Health hospitals across SWFL. Continue Reading

10/4/2022


Business Response & Recovery Programs

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Business Response & Recovery Programs

Here are business response and recovery programs on the state and federal levels that Southwest Florida's small businesses can utilize to get back on their feet during this difficult time. Continue Reading

10/4/2022


Hurricane Resources Available through the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association of Florida

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Hurricane Resources Available through the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association of Florida

The SRMA Board of Directors and Executive Director sincerely hope that you, your family, and your employees are all safe. Here you'll find resources for your business including restoration, construction, roofing services, IT, insurance advice and more. Continue Reading

10/4/2022


SWFL Inc.'s Small Business Resources After Hurricane Ian

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Hurricane Ian Resources

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SWFL Inc.'s Small Business Resources After Hurricane Ian

Our hearts are heavy as we feel the immeasurable impact Hurricane Ian has had on our community. The future may seem uncertain and daunting, but there's one thing that we do know. Our community is strong. Our community is resilient. We will rebuild and we will recover. Continue Reading

10/3/2022


Community Cooperative establishes Hurricane Ian Relief Fund

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Community Cooperative establishes Hurricane Ian Relief Fund

The local nonprofit provides emergency food assistance, Meals on Wheels and other services for the hungry and homeless in Southwest Florida. Continue Reading

10/3/2022


Hardship Assistance Loans Now Available

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Hardship Assistance Loans Now Available

Many Florida communities and families were impacted by Hurricane Ian that swept through Florida this week. As a community bank, MidWestOne is offering special assistance to help those communities as they recover. Continue Reading

10/3/2022


Official Hurricane Ian Resources from the Florida Chamber

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Official Hurricane Ian Resources from the Florida Chamber

In times of crisis and natural disaster, Florida's business community always stands ready to support one another. Resources in this article include Florida's Official Business Damage Assessment Survey, the Florida Disaster Fund donation efforts, and business recovery centers. Continue Reading

10/3/2022


10 Tee-rrific Golf Jokes to Use During Your Next Round

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10 Tee-rrific Golf Jokes to Use During Your Next Round

Sometimes when you play golf you have to laugh simply to keep yourself from crying. If you’re looking to impress your buddies during your next round, here are ten tee-rrific golf jokes that are ‘fore’ everyone… Continue Reading

09/26/2022


Fall in Love With Local Businesses

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Fall in Love With Local Businesses

Today is the first day of fall! Although seasons aren’t something we frequently experience here in Southwest Florida, the autumnal equinox is a fantastic excuse to fall in love with our local businesses. Here are a few. Continue Reading

09/22/2022