Missourian Living in Ft Myers: We Have a Lot of Work to Do Yet

(MISSOURINET) –  A popular place for Missourians to vacation and retire is Ft. Myers, Florida, which two weeks ago took a major hit from Hurricane Ian, with loss of lfe, business and homes.

Longtime mid-Missouri businesswoman Rose Ditter is now a resident of Ft. Myers. She says the area still has a lot of work ahead:

Ditter’s home is inland so avoided water surge damage. She says Missourians in Ft. Myers are working to help.

Ditter says hospitals were hit hard, with basic things like running water being unavailable.
And the beaches that are popular for Missourians to visit in Ft Myers- are off limits right now.