Entries by LifeInNaples

Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction Lot Items Announced… and it’s BIG

Imagine winning a yacht cruise through the Caribbean, taking a snowmobile safari under the Northern Lights in Finland, or wining and dining through Italy’s scenic countryside. These lots and more will be among the many spectacular offerings auctioned off at the 2019 Naples Winter Wine Festival, taking place from January 25-27, 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton […]

MILES OF SMILES

On June 9th of this year many young people took advantage of a program started in 1992 called the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles Flight Program. The EAA is a membership organization based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin with nearly 200,000 members dedicated to growing participation in aviation. All across this county, and over 100 foreign lands, kids between the ages of […]

THE FOUNDERS FUND RAISES OVER $640,000 FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

More Collier County students will be receiving college scholarships this year as a result of The Founders Fund record -breaking Ed Brennan Memorial Golf Tournament and Banquet. Over $640,000 was raised at the two-day event which was held at Club Pelican Bay this past Spring. Over 270 guests were in attendance for the banquet and nearly 200 participated in the golf tournament. The […]

RATES & RATINGS from the doctor’s corner

The following op-ed was published by the Naples Daily News on Sunday, October 21, 2018. Astoundingly, Florida has the fourth-from-the-bottom worst medical care in America according to the Commonwealth Fund’s 2018 metrics. Further, Florida has dropped four places this past year based on five criteria: access/affordability, prevention/treatment, avoidable hospital use/cost, healthy lives, and disparity. Only Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Mississippi rate lower than […]

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Tis the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…except Mom! Mom is busily prepping up a storm in her newly remodeled kitchen so that her family can have the best Christmas holiday ever. You see, this is the first time that Mom has been able […]

MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVES TO BE HIGHLIGHTED AT 2019 NAPLES WINTER WINE FESTIVAL

Citing the urgent need for expanded access to mental and behavioral health care for at-risk children in our community, the Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF) announced that it will target Children’s Mental Health for its annual Fund a Need initiative at the 2019 Naples Winter Wine Festival. Founded by NCEF, the Naples Winter Wine Festival enters its 19th year […]

A GLIMPSE AT THE FUTURE OF ARTIS–NAPLES

In October, construction began on Artis-Naples’ 8.5-acre Kimberly K. Querrey and Louis A. Simpson Cultural Campus. The repair and expansion of The Baker Museum-the first project of the visual and performing arts organization’s Master Plan -will be completed in November 2019. The project entails both repair of The Baker Museum building’s facade (necessitated by Hurricane Irma in September 2017), and the […]