Home' The River Weekly News : RWN 101615 Contents THE RIVER - OCTOBER 16, 2015
6DJ Amy Lynn To Prepare Favorite
Dishes At Lakes Park Farmers’ Market
Join radio DJ Amy Lynn, host of the 3 to 7 p.m. show
on 95.3 FM The River, at the Local Roots Lakes Park
Farmers Market on Friday, October 16 from 10 a.m. until
Lynn will unleash her “inner foodie,” choosing from the fresh
market ingredients and creating a dish bursting with flavor right
on site. The iHEART media crew will be videotaping her creation
live as she chooses, chops, mixes and blends together the market
fresh, locally sourced ingredients. She will visit with individual
vendors and learn the source of the foods chosen for her dish
directly from the grower. The video will air on 95.3 The River
webpage (www.953theriver.com) and Facebook pages as well as
the Local Roots Farmers Market Facebook page and website.
“I am so excited to have the opportunity to work with these
amazing local vendors at the Lakes Park Farmers Market,” said Lynn. “I love cooking
and the opportunity to cook with some of the freshest local ingredients is so satisfying
to a foodie like me!”
The Lakes Park Farmers market is open every Friday through April 29 from 9 a.m.
to 1 p.m. and is located at 7300 Gladiolus Drive in Lakes Regional Park. This year’s
market features over 50 vendors offering fresh produce, organics, agricultural products,
fresh baked goods, local seafood, meats, cheeses, native plans, and fresh cut flowers.
There is plenty of free parking and well behaved dogs on leashes are welcome.
For additional market locations, times and information on becoming a vendor, visit
us online at: www.BuyLocalLee.com.
Lee County Clerk Of Court Offers
Online Public Records Workshop
Lee County Clerk of Court Linda Doggett invites you to attend the public semi-
nar, The Value of Searching Records and Online Services. It will be held on
Friday, October 23 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Lakes Regional Library, 15290
Bass Road in Fort Myers.
Public records are invaluable to businesses and organizations, and can help residents
and consumers make better-informed decisions in their daily life. Learn what to do if
you suspect fraud, waste or financial mismanagement involving court-appointed guard-
ians over elderly, minor children and incapacitated individuals. Learn how to search
public records for copies of deeds and mortgages; review court records of prospective
tenants, employees, contractors and doctors; pay traffic tickets online; request post-
ponement or excusal of Jury Duty and more.
The seminars are free and informative, so join Doggett as she guides you through
the information available on the Lee County Clerk of Court website. Seating is on a
first come first serve basis and subject to capacity; arrive early for best seating. Visit
www.LeeClerk.org for additional dates and locations.
Join your community, Partners for
Breast Cancer Care and Susan G
Komen Southwest Florida in making
history and putting ourselves on the map
on Saturday, October 17 when members
of the Southwest Florida community will
be forming the Largest Human Pink
Ribbon at jetBlue Park with uniform pink
umbrellas. Guinness World Records will
document the attempt to set the record
for the Largest Human Pink Ribbon.
Donate $20 today to receive your
Umbrella pick-up & registration loca-
tions will include:
• Partners for Breast Cancer Care
9470 HealthPark Circle in Fort Myers
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida
4061 Bonita Beach Road, Suite 103
in Bonita Springs
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5
• Jet Blue Park (on the morning of the
Umbrella registration will also be held
at Coconut Point Mall, 23106 Fashion
Drive in Estero, Monday to Friday from
10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 992-4259 for
Remember, the after party is down the
street at the Fort Myers Brewery, located
at 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive. Enjoy
the Stevie Tomato’s food truck; a portion
of the sales will be donated back to Susan
G. Komen Southwest Florida.
To Benefit Special
Tommy Lee Cook will be host-
ing a Buckingham Community
Day on Saturday, November 7 at
The Hut Restaurant, located at 5150
Buckingham Road in Fort Myers. All
proceeds will directly benefit Special
Activities for the entire family will
begin at noon and will include bounce
houses and slides, carnival games and
demonstrations by the Special Equestrians
Special Partners, a tractor display by
Everglades Farm Equipment, the Tice
Fire District’s fire truck, a Chinese raffle,
50/50 raffles each hour, cake walks each
hour, performances by the Bayshore
Cloggers and the Rowdy Rhythms Dance
Team. Admission is free, but tickets will
be required for some activities and may
be purchased on site.
Attendees are also invited to visit
Special Equestrians between 9 and 11
a.m. at 5121 Staley Road in Buckingham
to watch the therapeutic horseback riding
program in action.
Live music entertainment by Rex
Bongo and the Sophisticated Hippies will
begin at 7 p.m., with food and beverages
available for purchase from The Hut.
Major sponsors for the event include
Suncoast Beverage Sales, The Hut
Restaurant and Performance Food
Group. Additional sponsorship opportuni-
ties are available. Contact Adele Smith
for information at 305-799-4651.
submitted by Past Commodore
The next monthly meeting of the
Fort Myers Beach Yacht Club will
be held on Wednesday, October
28 at the American Legion Post 274
on San Carlos Island, located at 899
Buttonwood Drive in Fort Myers Beach.
Dinner is available for $12 per person.
Social hour begins at 6 p.m., with dinner
served at 7 p.m. and the membership
meeting from 8 to 9 p.m. Potential new
members wishing to attend any or all
portions of the meeting are invited to call
membership chairperson Pete Oiderma
for required reservations and additional
information at 463-6240.
The Fort Myers Beach Yacht Club was
formed in 1953 and incorporated as a
not-for-profit organization for the purpose
of promoting safe, enjoyable boating and
good fellowship. This community-oriented
club, with more than 110 members and
50 boats, maintains a very active sched-
ule of year-round activities, both on and
off the water, for both members and
guests. Evening meetings are held once
a month, usually on the 4th Wednesday,
at American Legion Post 274 on San
Carlos Island. Because the club does not
have the expense of maintaining their
own waterfront facility, dues are only
$120 per year per couple or $60 for sin-
gle members. Learn more about the club
online at www.FMBYachtClub.org.
The San Carlos Bay Sail & Power
Squadron, a unit of the United
States Power Squadrons that
serves South Fort Myers, Fort Myers
Beach, Bonita Springs and Estero will
be offering America’s Boating Course
on three consecutive Tuesdays in
November (November 3, 10 and 17)
from 6:30 to 9:15 p.m. There will be a
final exam on the November 17.
This course is recognized by the
National Association of State Boating
Law Administrators (NASBLA) and satis-
fies the Florida state requirement that
anyone born after January 1, 1988
must pass a safe boating course in order
to operate a boat with more than 10
HP. Each student will receive a Florida
Boater’s card – valid for life – from the
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission,
upon successfully completing the class.
Topics covered include hull design,
docking, anchoring, handling boating
emergencies, reading channel markers
and many other topics to make each
boating experience safer and more enjoy-
able. Students who complete the course
are eligible to join the United States
Power Squadron at a discounted rate
offering 18 months of membership for
the price of 12 months.
The cost of the course is $45, with a
$20 cost for a second person sharing the
The course will be taught at the San
Carlos Bay Sail & Power Squadron class-
room, located at 16048 San Carlos Blvd.
(at the corner of Kelly Road, across from
ACE Hardware). Students can register
online at www.scbps.com or by calling
the office at 466-4040 and leaving their
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LCEC Yard Sale
the rented spots and the sale of refresh-
ments and baked goods will be donated
to the United Way of Lee, Hendry,
Glades and Okeechobee counties.
“So far, we have sold 20 spots, but
anticipate selling many more,” LCEC
Yard Sale Committee Member and
LCEC employee Leah Maldonado said.
“Employees will be selling everything
from clothes to household décor to chil-
The LCEC employee-run yard sale is
just one of the many events that LCEC
does year-round to raise funds for our
local United Way. LCEC contributes
nearly $200,000 a year to the United
Way through employee-run events and
donations and has been included in the
United Way Circle of Excellence for many
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