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Community & Membership Meeting: Proton Therapy for Cancer

Learn about why Proton Therapy can provide an important alternative to traditional radiation treatment. This form of treatment which was only available in other parts of the USA now means that residents will have this form of treatment on their doorstep.

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Estero Park & Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd
Estero, FL 33928 United States
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Village of Estero Meetings

01 May
9:30 am
14 May
15 May
9:30 am
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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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Road Safety in Greater Estero

Road Safety in Greater Estero

Road Safety in Greater Estero By Contributing Author, Mark Novitski, and Engage Estero Consultant.  Everyone has their definition of what determines road safety or, conversely, what makes our roads unsafe. In writing extensively about Corkscrew Road, I have...

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Sign-Up for Property Fraud Alerts

Sign-Up for Property Fraud Alerts

Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comprtroller Kevin Karnes is now offering an alert notification system for Lee County property owners to reduce fraud. When you sign-up, if a deed, mortgage, or other non-Court official record is recorded in your name, you will be...

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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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Let’s Make Estero A HeartSafe Community!

Let’s Make Estero A HeartSafe Community!

The facts Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming more than 300,000 lives annually. Approximately 95 percent of SCA victims die before they reach a hospital or receive medical attention. How Can We Help Reduce This...

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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.

Congratulations to Top Influencers

During a wonderful evening Gala Dinner at Grandezza on October 28th hosted by the Estero Chamber of Commerce, George Zalucki of the Chamber announced the 25 individuals selected by residents as the most influential people in our community in 2021.

Sixty individuals were originally nominated for this award by Estero residents, although some declined. Following a tally of votes, these 25 “influencers” were selected by you, our residents and business leaders, as those individuals who have helped enhance the quality of life for residents living in Estero.

The honorees, in alphabetical order include:

           Adele Amico
           Margaret Antonier
           Jim Boesch
           Craig Brush
           Tim Carson
           Blake Chapman
           Katy Errington
           Don Eslick
           Jim Gilmartin
           Alex Greenwood
           David Hoffmann
           Gary Israel

           Jeff Maas

           Hugh McGuigan
           Jon McLain
           Al Meyer
           Joseph Pavich, Sr.
           Joni Pavich
           Ray Rodrigues
           Nolen Rollins
           Dick Schweers
           James Shields
           Scott A. Vanderbrook
           “Scotty” Wood
           George Zaluki

Our community is fortunate to have these honorees, along with many others, who tirelessly volunteer their time to make our Village such a special place. The ECCL is especially proud that two of its team, Jim Gilmartin, President, and Jim Shields, Board Member and long-standing ECCL volunteer, were honored in this way.

The Village of Estero Top 25 Persons of Greatest Influence program is a joint effort of the Estero Chamber of Commerce, the Estero Council of Community Leaders, the Village of Estero, the Estero Forever Foundation, the Estero Historical Society, the Estero Rotary Club, the Estero Life Magazine and other Estero entities.