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Fish Tale Wins Top Boat Dealer Award

Joey Weller, vice president of sales for Grady-White Boats, left, and Kris Carroll, president of Grady-White Boats, right, present the coveted Gold Anchor Award for Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of September 19, 2016

Lee County Tuesday the 20th @ 9:30am No issues City of Cape Coral Monday the 19th @ 4:30pm No issues City of Fort Myers Monday the 19th @ 4:30pm Agreement Read more

Statewide Boating Economic Impact Study Released

The Marine Industries Association of Florida has released a 2015 study of the economic impact of boating in Florida, recently completed by Thomas Murray and Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of September 5, 2016

Lee County Tuesday the 6th @ 9:30am Award a contract for the Caloosahatchee Regional Park Shoreline Stabilization Phase II project ($222,675; Tourist Development Beach and Shoreline Capital Read more

SWFMIA Comments on Water Quality Issue

We have been asked by members and others involved in boating what we, as a marine industries association, are doing on the water quality issue. Read more

SWFMIA Annual Dinner Invitation

SWFMIA Annual Dinner Thursday, September 29th Harbourside Event Center 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM 1375 Monroe St. Fort Myers, FL 33901 Catch up with old & new friends and Read more

FWC and Critical Wildlife Area Management

The FWC (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Committee) is proposing a number of additions and changes in the CWA’s (Critical Wildlife Areas) from Collier County Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of August 29, 2016

Lee County No Meetings City of Cape Coral Monday the 29th @ 4:30pm No issues City of Fort Myers No Meetings Town of Fort Myers Beach No Meetings City of Read more

Longboat Key dredging to begin to repair eroded beaches

An ongoing beach renourishment project is preparing to begin its next phase. Sand will be dredged from New Pass and brought to Longboat Key to Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of August 15, 2016

Lee County Tuesday the 16th @ 9:30am Adopt a resolution supporting applications for State FY17/18 beach and inlet funding Supports County applications for State funding for inlet Read more

Proposal for Critical Wildlife Areas In Pine Island Sound

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold a public workshop in Sanibel to share information about and solicit comments on the proposal Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of August 1, 2016

Lee County Tuesday the 2nd @ 9:30am No issues City of Cape Coral Monday the 1st @ 4:30pm No issues City of Fort Myers Monday the 1st @ 4:30pm Project Read more

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