Inspiring People


Cancer Alliance of Naples awards scholarship to local high school student

The Cancer Alliance of Naples awards scholarships to local high school students. Sarah Nemeth is one of the 2020 winners. "It really means the...

Collier County teens recognized for community service, leadership

Two Collier County teens spend their free time improving the lives of people in our community. From helping children with special needs to helping...

SWFL deputy, veteran seek to help the hopeless through song

One longtime Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy and Navy veteran is trying to prevent suicides and he's using music to reach people. These chords can't...

SWFL teens inspire thousands of ‘writings of warmth’ sent to those in isolation

"You matter." These two words are written on a handmade card Margaret Donnelly received from a total stranger. As she opened it, she read even...

Veteran paints mural to honor veterans near downtown Fort Myers

Leo Stack is using his love of painting and love of country to create a mural honoring those who've served and those who help...

Disabled marine surprised with truck to put him on the road to recovery

The price of freedom is high for veterans like John McLellan, disabled in the line of duty. "The last deployment to Afghanistan, I sustained brain...

Naples students dive in to help reef restoration

Right now, there are middle schoolers in our area joining a gang — but they're not criminals. This "Scuba gang" works to clean up...

SWFL author uses second chance at life to reach youth through books

"I was born in Jamaica...the hunger that we faced on a lot of days and stuff like that so a lot of that stuff...

Cape Coral drummer contracts coronavirus despite taking precautions; uses opportunity to give back

Drummer Willie Miller of Cape Coral was being extra cautious to not contract coronavirus. He was wearing his mask and continued using hand sanitizer....

Dunbar High School coach gets opportunity to work with Olympic athletes

Guy Thomas coaches high school track at Dunbar. He always tries to make sure that his students are inspired and well taken care of. "When...

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