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The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Charlotte County residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk will take place on Oct. 6, at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The event is fam…

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Imagine getting 50 young men between the ages of 15 and 18 prepared to play football and then having to wait for the lightening horn to go off to allow them on the field. These athletes are fired up with the adrenaline flowing as they get ready to show a big home crowd what they can do on th…

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The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Charlotte County residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk will take place on Oct. 6, at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The event is fam…

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(Excerpts from the Daily Herald-News from Sept. 14 through Sept. 20, 1978)

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Imagine getting 50 young men between the ages of 15 and 18 prepared to play football and then having to wait for the lightening horn to go off to allow them on the field. These athletes are fired up with the adrenaline flowing as they get ready to show a big home crowd what they can do on th…

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On Friday, Sept. 7, the Cultural Heritage Center of Southwest Florida sponsored “A Trip Around the World” at the Punta Gorda Library, 424 W. Henry St. This family-friendly event featured international finger foods, educational programs, decor, and fun for all.

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NORTH PORT — One of the investigators attempting to warn the nation of a major terrorist strike before 9/11 happened will host a remembrance of the day Tuesday morning.

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Green Living Green Planet (GLGP), a nonprofit organization, hosted a “Saving the Earth from Us” event at Gilchrist Park on Saturday, Aug. 25. The mission of Green Living Green Planet, is to inspire and educate people to live healthy, co-exist with other species and preserve the planet.

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There is an etiquette handbook for manners, weddings, how to hold a conversation, and how to conduct yourself in a job interview, but I have yet to find one on airplane passenger etiquette.

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The Charlotte County Economic Development Office recently announced that Integrity Employee Leasing Inc. of Punta Gorda, and Galaxy America Inc. of Port Charlotte were among the first round of 2018 Florida Companies to Watch finalists recently announced by GrowFL. The awards event, now in it…

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On Saturday, Aug. 25, Arts in August, presented by the Visual Arts Center, filled the Village promenade with arts & crafts vendors, live demonstrations, music and dancing.

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(Excerpts from the Daily Herald-News from Sept. 7 through Sept. 13, 1978)

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Quarters for a Cause for the Homeless Coalition was held on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center in Punta Gorda. A Quarter Auction is a game where bidders play for prizes valued from $12-$50 and even higher. All proceeds benefitted The Programs and Services a…

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September is National Preparedness Month, the perfect time to get your household ready for an emergency. The American Red Cross Southern Gulf Chapter urges everyone to make sure they are prepared for a disaster and not wait until an emergency occurs and it’s too late.

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Punta Gorda Rotary annually selects a recipient for its prestigious Service Above Self award and honors the winner with a November testimonial dinner at the Isles Yacht Club.

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Quarters for a Cause for the Homeless Coalition was held on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center in Punta Gorda. A Quarter Auction is a game where bidders play for prizes valued from $12-$50 and even higher. All the proceeds from the evening went for the bene…

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