Weekly Roundup: July 6-9

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Friday, July 9


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SOME CAPE CORAL HOMEOWNERS FACING WATER SHUTOFFS

Tropical Storm Elsa may have forced Cape Coral to put water shutoffs on hold, but anyone who is more than 60 days overdue paying their bill may find they do not have water service. More than 2,300 customers are more than 60 days overdue, and the city planned to disconnect 75 delinquent customers this week, mostly in lower southeast Cape Coral. The city wants to get overdue customers on a payment plan. Call 239-574-7722 to learn more or click here for payment plan information. Charities are working directly with the utilities for payment assistance, WINK News reports.

 

Sun-N-Fun Lagoon waterpark

Thursday, July 8

SUN-N-FUN LAGOON WATER PARK REOPENING AFTER 15-MONTH HIATUS

Collier County’s Sun-N-Fun Lagoon is reopening this week after a more than 15-month hiatus in North Naples. The water park temporarily closed to the public in late March 2020 because of CDC guidelines to control the spread of COVID-19. The park remained closed for a scheduled renovation project to accommodate an ambitious construction timeline at North Collier Regional Park, 15000 Livingston Road. The splash is back beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 9, for pools, waterslides, a lazy river and more. A special admission rate offered through the end of August is $8 for guests 48 inches and over and $4.50 for children under 48 inches. The local family destination will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

 

Wednesday, July 7

MERCATO TO HOST NORTH NAPLES JOB FAIR ON JULY 14 

Mercato, a shopping and dining destination in North Naples, plans to host a job fair next week with more than a dozen businesses offering positions in food and beverage, retail, hospitality and more. The event will take place noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, in Mercato’s Suite 5155, adjacent to the Southern Tide store at 9115 Strada Place. HR Collier and HR by Karen will provide free resume reviews during the job fair. Mercato will provide a $10 gift card to the first 50 job seekers who show their resume, completed job application or business card obtained from a Mercato merchant during the job fair. Participating employers include AZN Azian Cuizine, Bar Tulia, Bravo, Burntwood Tavern, Cariloha, Cavo Lounge, Hampton Social, J.Crew, Nordstrom Rack, Rocco’s Tacos, Sur La Table, The Pub and Z Gallerie.

 

Tuesday, July 6

HIRING EVENT FOR VETERANS HELD JULY 12

CareerSource Southwest Florida is hosting a hiring event for veterans from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 12 at Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower Shops. The hiring event brings community veteran programs together, local employers and complimentary headshots for veterans. CareerSource says its goal is to connect more than 20 businesses dedicated to helping veterans and their families find careers. For more information, click here.

 

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