2022-04-01

2022-04-01 E-Edition

Supply chain major prepares FGCU graduates for the real world



For Florida Gulf Coast University’s timely new undergraduate major in supply chain management, the world serves as a living laboratory. The course of study was introduced to FGCU’s Lutgert College of Business on the eve of the pandemic, when supply chain was a non-issue. Systems were working and store shelves were full. Now supply chain is household conversation. “The supply […]

Lee Health cancer care will be closer to home



Thanks to generous donors, the Bonita Health Center, located in Estero, will be converted into a new Lee Health Regional Cancer Center to provide comprehensive, compassionate care closer to home for South Lee and Collier residents. No longer will patients receiving cancer treatments have to travel several days a week to the Regional Cancer Center in Fort Myers. The entire […]

Local filmmakers compete in Bonita Springs Short Film Festival



Bonita Springs Short Film Festival couldn’t make it any easier for an inspired but inexperienced filmmaker to bring an idea to the big screen. “No camera, no editing experience, no actors, no problem,” advertises the seventh festival, with a gala scheduled for April 14 at 6 p.m. at the Prado Stadium 12 Theaters. The film festival is actually in its […]

‘Best of the best’ café offers Europe’s finest



There is no need to fly or drive a distance to enjoy a European-style café. Crème de la Crème in Naples offers a relaxing European ambiance with delicious choices and decadent pastries. This is not the first restaurant for Jovana and Ivan Bojic, who ran a very successful restaurant in Chicago for eight years and still do. “We are from […]

Health & Medical DIRECTORY

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Pickleball POINTERS: People don’t want pop-ups when playing pickleball, either


We try to avoid popping up the pickleball, because a pop-up leads to an easy put-away by your opponents. To keep a ball low, you need control, especially when you are at the kitchen line. Here are a few tips on avoiding pop-ups. Make sure your grip is not too tight. When too tight, it causes the ball to bounce […]

Artist SPOTLIGHT: Fiber art inspired by his roots in Ghana



Prince Duncan Williams creates bold, color-saturated mosaics in silk thread – the same silk thread used to make royal kente cloth, the cloth used for royal clothing for the Akan people of southern Ghana. Around the world, the unique patterns and colors of kente cloth are easily identifiable as a representation of West African culture. Williams grew up in Ghana […]

CALENDAR

Get it in the Spotlight: calendar@swspotlight.com B/Bonita Springs E/Estero FM/Fort Myers FMB/Fort Myers Beach N/Naples April  2: SATURDAY EGG fest [8 a.m.] The EGGfest is a family-friendly event featuring live music, grilling demonstrations, all-you-can-eat samples, craft beer, and special offers and prizes for the chefs—both professional and amateur. The chefs use Big Green Egg Grills—a multi-functional ceramic charcoal barbecue cooker […]

Corkscrew SIGHTINGS: Wild Florida Adventure Camp kicks off this summer



Imagine this. It is summer 2022. As sunlight filters through the brilliant green leaves of ancient bald cypress trees, soft whispers carrying bubbles of excitement drift casually on the summer breeze. A camper participating in Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary’s inaugural summer camp has spotted her first barred owl. It is perched almost within reach of the boardwalk, but it is so […]

Ask The TRAINER: Barking is natural behavior, but it can be controlled


Often clients call me to train away their dog’s barking behaviors. I always counsel them that barking is a natural dog behavior. One must understand the context, the trigger, the threshold (the distance at which the reactive behavior starts) and the motivation for the barking in order to properly deal with it. The two main reasons we started breeding wolf […]

Restaurant GUIDE

A Table Apart  With global experience cooking in the finest restaurants, our chefs are excited to present their vision to you and all our guests. Our caring and exceptional staff will ensure you have a fantastic experi­ence with us. We refuse to compromise on quality in our restaurant. That’s why we source our fresh ingredients from lo­cal farmers. Our beliefs […]