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Safety Council

Engage Estero Safety Council is made of volunteers serving as a voice for the citizens of greater Estero on safety and transportation priorities and issues. We advocate for related solutions to Village, County, and State Government organizations.

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Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when?

Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when?

Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when?(Written by Mark Novitski, Consultant to Engage Estero)March 2024 Corkscrew Road UpdatesCorkscrew Road Widening – Jump to:Ben Hill Griffin to the East side of Bella TerraEast side of Bella Terra to Alico RoadThree Oaks Pkwy...

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Hurricane Safety in 2024

Hurricane Safety in 2024

Hurricane Safety in 2024Local Safety Improvements since Ian.Several hurricane shelters in Southwest Florida have received significant upgrades to increase their ability to handle Category 5 storms, the most dangerous and potentially catastrophic hurricanes. The...

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Environment Council

Engage Estero Environment Council is a volunteer group focusing on improving water and air quality and mitigating and eliminating the effects of climate warming in greater Estero.

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Health Council

Engage Estero Community Health Council comprises health* and safety-minded volunteers who think about community health comprehensively with a common desire to improve the overall health of the citizens of greater Estero.

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Loneliness and social isolation are problematic!

Loneliness and social isolation are problematic!

Loneliness and social isolation are problematic!By Mike Wasson, Engage Estero Board Member and Communications Team Member.“Loneliness causes people to feel empty, alone, and unwanted,” says Kendra Cherry, a Master of Science in Education, Author, Psychosocial...

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Understanding and Coping with Dementia

Understanding and Coping with Dementia

Health Understanding and Coping with Dementia Written by Allan Bowditch, Chief Communications Officer Engage Estero Understanding the Difference: Alzheimer’s Disease vs Dementia Dementia is a collective term that refers to various symptoms affecting cognitive...

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Education Council

Engage Estero mobilizes volunteers in our schools, sponsors scholarships, and promotes the involvement of the community through announcements and public forums.

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Estero High Cambridge Students Recognized

Estero High Cambridge Students Recognized

By Mike Wasson, Director, Engage Estero The Village of Estero Council issued a Proclamation its Meeting on Wednesday, March 6th honoring 39 Estero High School Students who were presented the Cambridge Outstanding Learners Awards. In his remarks, Jon McLain, Village of...

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Updates on Issues of Impact

Engage Estero believes the best way to get a community involved is to make sure they are aware of the issues impacting their future, and know how to impact those decisions before they are made. We conduct and publish original research and articles aimed at getting residents Engaged.

Feature Articles

The People of Ukraine are in our Prayers

"We are resolute that a democratic, prosperous, and secure Ukraine is in the interest not only of the people of Ukraine but also of the United States and the international community." Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State The United States reaffirms its unwavering...
FEATURE: Which Way will the Tide Turn?

FEATURE: Which Way will the Tide Turn?

Estero residents weigh in on Estero Bay waterway access The Weeks Fish Camp, which was located just off Coconut Road on the west side of U.S. 41 has been a family owned and operated fishing village for some 70 years. In April 2018 it was sold to a developer for $12.75...

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Feature: Excellence in Education

Feature: Excellence in Education

The Village of Estero and Lee County Schools create gold star collaboration Embracing the philosophy that education is the passport to the future, the Village of Estero, the ECCL Education Outreach Council, and the Lee County School District have joined together to...

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Feature: Creating a Legacy

Feature: Creating a Legacy

A long-term vision to preserve green space, protect the river, and provide recreational opportunities for generations to come moved one step closer to reality on September 20, 2018 as the Village Council voted unanimously to move forward with a $24.5 million purchase...

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FEATURE: Committed to Continuous Improvement

FEATURE: Committed to Continuous Improvement

VILLAGE OF ESTERO ADOPTS FIRST TIME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN (CIP) Where does the road to the future begin? For Estero, a roadmap toward success is taking shape in the form of the Village’s first ever Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).  Building upon the Village of...

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Feature: The future is bright in Estero

Feature: The future is bright in Estero

Estero’s Shopping Centers Are Alive and Well Over the last several years, the national retail pendulum has swung precariously toward e-commerce and away from traditional brick-and-mortar shopping. In fact, The Atlantic reported last year that from 2010 through 2016,...

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Feature: A is for Achievement

Feature: A is for Achievement

Village and ECCL team up with Lee Schools, launching an inspiring JA program Key stakeholders in the Village of Estero are proving that building a strong community begins with educating and empowering its youngest citizens. Scores of volunteers are rallying around a...

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Feature: East Corkscrew Road Needs Improvement, Now!

Feature: East Corkscrew Road Needs Improvement, Now!

Estero residents who live along east Corkscrew Road say they must take uncomfortable risks daily just to exit their communities and head toward town. “Getting out between 7 and 9 in the morning and then about 3 to 6 p.m. when school’s out, it’s very difficult,” states...

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