Dreams Do Come True

Kirk Burchfield has loved listening to country music star, Reba McEntire for as long as he can remember, in fact, he does not like listening to anything but Reba all day, every day.  He has long wanted to see her live but it wasn’t until April 26, 2015 when she was scheduled to perform at The Country…

Read More of "Dreams Do Come True"

Cape Coral Adopts A Greyhound, Gets A Resident Pet Therapist

Jacob is a retired racing greyhound.  And while Florida is known as an oasis and “escape” for many recent retirees, Jacob took another path.  Recently, he embarked upon his second career as a pet therapist. Cape Coral Area Director, Leslie Steiner, stated,  “It is widely accepted that rescue pets make excellent therapy dogs.  They have…

Read More of "Cape Coral Adopts A Greyhound, Gets A Resident Pet Therapist"

Gear-Up Florida Makes A Pit Stop in Cape Coral

Since 1997, over 300 Pi Kappa Phis have participated in Gear Up Florida. This 800-mile cycling event kicks off on the shores of Miami, travels through the Florida orange fields, reaches the Gulf coast, passes through Orlando, comes back to the Atlantic coast and culminates at the State Capitol in Tallahassee. The team spreads a…

Read More of "Gear-Up Florida Makes A Pit Stop in Cape Coral"

Rock & Roll For Charity: UCP in Cape Coral to Host First Annual MusicFest on March 10th, 2013

United Cerebral Palsy of Southwest Florida proudly announces the date for its First Annual Music Festival in Cape Coral, Florida.  The inaugural event will kick-off on Sunday, March 10th at 3:00 p.m. at the Dixie Roadhouse.    The Music Festival will be hosted by ESP Entertainment and features eight live bands!  Scheduled entertainment includes Cody Vagle,…

Read More of "Rock & Roll For Charity: UCP in Cape Coral to Host First Annual MusicFest on March 10th, 2013"

The Right To Play… Sports As A Tool For Inclusion

Sports change a person.  Whether the activity includes a new workout routine embarked upon as part of a new year’s resolution or the activity is part of an intense training program for a professional athlete or even recess for a young student, the mental and physical benefits of physical activity are well documented.  For a…

Read More of "The Right To Play… Sports As A Tool For Inclusion"