Entries by LifeInNaples

NAPLES SENIOR CENTER ADDS TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES

NAPLES SENIOR CENTER ADDS THREE ADDITIONAL COMMUNITY LEADERS TO ITS BOARD OF TRUSTEES Naples Senior Center, a nonprofit organization that supports and enriches the lives of seniors and their families in Collier and southern Lee counties, today announced that it has further broadened its experienced leadership with the appointment of supporters Steven Coplin, Marsha B. Karp and John F. […]

HELP A DIABETIC CHILD FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES MATCHING GIFT PROGRAM

HELP A DIABETIC CHILD FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES MATCHING GIFT PROGRAM  ALL DONATIONS WILL BE MATCHED DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR Help a Diabetic Child Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping families and individuals who are dealing with diabetes, announced that all donations through June 7 th will be matched dollar for dollar thanks to an anonymous donor, allowing all gifts to […]

Winged Foot Scholar-Athlete Foundation Presents 2020 Awards Virtually

The Winged Foot Scholar-Athlete Foundation recently announced the selection of First Baptist Academy Senior Malaya Melancon as the recipient of the 31 st annual Winged Foot Scholar-Athlete Award. Melancon, who has signed to play soccer at Florida Gulf Coast University, becomes the first Winged Foot winner in the private school’s history. The Winged Foot selection committee made its decision […]

SHAPING THE LIVES OF CHILDREN the Latchkey League leads the way

Myra Janco Daniels, Founder and Former CEO of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, saw a challenge that she could not ignore…the 11,500+ children in Collier County who go home to an empty house after school. According to the Sheriff’s Department, this is the time when at-risk latchkey children are unsupervised, bored and are more likely to get […]

Cue the ‘Pomp and Circumstance’: CCPS Plans Multiple Paths for Graduates

By: Quinton Allen, CCPS Communications Specialist “It would definitely be super awesome if we were able to walk across the stage,” Barron Collier High (BCH) senior Gene Michal Goin excitedly stated immediately after taking his cap and gown pictures on the morning of May 7. While social distancing, students returned to campus for a brief moment, dressed in […]

NCH Healthcare System Sends Coronavirus-Killing Robot to Disinfect Local Restaurants

NCH is sending one of its Xenex Germ-Zapping robots to several local restaurants as a way of saying “thank you” to those businesses who collectively donated thousands of meals to NCH staff during this pandemic. Yesterday, NCH sent it’s robot to Sails Restaurant and Bellini on Fifth with plans to disinfect Lake Park Diner, La Colmar, Bill’s Café, […]

Collier County Public Schools Surpasses 750,000 Meals for Children

By: Quinton Allen, CCPS Communications Specialist When the COVID-19 pandemic forced school campus closures, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) created what would quickly become a statewide model for an online Continuous Learning Plan, while at the same time attending to the physical needs of our CCPS Family. More than 31,000 of the District’s 48,000 students […]