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Headlines like ‘My doctor made me cry’ an example of victim-blaming

Rebekah Bernard M.D., Immediate Past President, Collier County Medical Society Health policy consultant Christine Bechtel may have never cried in a doctor’s office before (“My doctor made me cry. It summed up everything that’s wrong with healthcare,” USA Today),1  but I can practically guarantee that her doctor has. I know this because throughout my twenty […]

Ferrari of Naples hosts Ladies Luncheon

Female Ferrari owners gather at Ferrari of Naples to recognize female Ferrari owners and get to know Gretchen Bauer, CEO of luxury handbag company, BSWANKY. Ferrari of Naples hosted an intimate luncheon for a group of 35 women. The afternoon included an Italian-inspired menu, champagne toast and special presentation from Gretchen Bauer, CEO of luxury […]

Mosquito Management What’s working, what isn’t in the South Atlantic Region

“While it is wise to learn from experience, it is wiser to learn from the experiences of others.” Rick Warren by Robin A. King, Director of Communication, Collier Mosquito Control District  South Atlantic Representative, AMCA Public Relations Committee Yes, that’s Rick Warren, a well-known Christian pastor, but this quote is not intended to evangelize anything other […]

Immokalee Foundation Announces Date and Judges for Annual Shark Tank-Themed Event

Executives from Scotlynn, Barron Collier Companies, Life in Naples and Clive Daniel will judge student business pitches as part of Business Management & Entrepreneurship summer camp at FGCU The Immokalee Foundation will host their 4th Annual Shark Tank-themed event: “What’s Your Pitch—A Showcase of Student Innovators” at Florida Gulf Coast University on July 8. The […]

Helping Children Cope with Stress by Dr. Gisel Mendez-Cordero

Stress is a normal part of daily life, and children and teens are not immune. Whether it is pressure from family, problems at home or with friends, the amount of schoolwork, extracurricular activities or even social media, children and teens are experiencing higher levels of stress. While someday-to-day stress is normal, chronic and/or prolonged stress […]

Tom Moran, Again Named to Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors List

Tom Moran, Founder of Moran Wealth Management®,Named to Barron’s 2022 Top 100 Financial Advisors List for the 12th Consecutive Year Moran Wealth Management®,investment management practice based in Naples, Florida that serves sophisticated investors with personalized and customizable strategies, is pleased to announce that Tom Moran, its founder, CEO and senior PIM portfolio manager, has been […]

Immokalee Foundation Students Celebrate With Scholarships

Thirteen Immokalee Foundation students were awarded $500 Isabella Eghrari Memorial Scholarship earlier this year to use as they elected. The only criteria: enjoy! Thirteen first-year freshmen from The Immokalee Foundation were able to enjoy a range of fun activities thanks to the annual Isabella Eghrari Memorial Scholarship. The award provided $500 scholarships for Immokalee Foundation […]

Immokalee Foundation Students Celebrate High School Graduation

18 Immokalee Foundation students graduated in top 20% of their class and six of the top 10 graduates are Immokalee Foundation students. Thirty-nine students from The Immokalee Foundation are celebrating their graduation from Immokalee High School. Many of the graduates will become the first in their family to attend college. At Immokalee High School, Foundation […]