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Legal Aid Services of Collier County

This weekend, veterans, first responders, and active duty military and their families can get free legal aid to make wills.

Legal Aid Service of Collier County will help with wills, living wills and related estate planning during the event, called “Wills For Heroes.”

Legal Aid’s Director of Development, Jeff Ahren, said it’s especially important for current first responders and military personnel have a will.

EnSite

Thursday at 1:00 p.m.:  We wrap up this week’s series of conversations about development in Southwest Florida with a closer look at plans to develop Fort Myers Gardner’s Park neighborhood into an artisan district including art studios, small shops, galleries, living spaces and much more.  The idea is intended, in part, to attract millennials to Fort Myers.  

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An anthropologist pursuing his Ph.D. at Brown University spent the past few months researching the H-2A guest worker program in Florida’s citrus industry. He heads to Mexico this summer to spend time with those workers in their own communities.

Rachel Iacovone

People picketed outside two major food corporations in Tampa Wednesday to protest farmworker exploitation.  The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) wants Publix to know, “Publix, escuchar. Estamos en la lucha,” which means, “Publix, listen. We’re in the fight.” CIW has been “en la lucha” for nearly a decade now.

Courtesy / Soaring Sky

A Southwest Florida company is benefiting from a major shift in how unmanned aircrafts, or “drones," are regulated. The new rules reduce the standards for who can fly the drones. This is allowing Fort Myers-based Soaring Sky to expand nationwide.  

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