Entries by LifeInNaples

Time for Year End Tax Planning

Before you know it, the holidays will be upon us and the new year of 2015 will be here. It is definitely time to start looking at year-end tax strategies. But year-end tax planning is especially challenging this year because Congress has yet to act on a host of tax breaks that expired at the […]

First Annual World Shorebirds Day – Rookery Bay

On September 6, dedicated volunteers and professionals across six continents counted shorebirds at over 1,000 locations worldwide as part of the first annual World Shorebirds Day. As participants in this first ever event, staff and volunteers with Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve counted 1,043 total birds, including 600 shorebirds. Beverly Anderson, Rookery Bay Reserve […]

Art After Dark – United Arts Council

This is officially the United Arts Council’s “Celebrate the Arts” month. In Crayton Cove, it seems as though every month is a chance to celebrate the arts. All of the Galleries of Crayton Cove have events planned throughout the month to offer the opportunity to visit each of them and see the new works they […]

Baby Basics Champagne Brunch and Fashion Show

Baby Basics of Collier County (www.BabyBasicsCollier.org) will host its 7th Annual Champagne Brunch & Fashion Show on Monday, November 10 at 10:30 a.m. at Wyndemere Country Club, located at 700 Wyndemere Way in Naples. The annual Champagne Brunch & Fashion Show is hosted each year to raise funds for Baby Basics, a volunteer organization that […]

Luncheon Celebrates Life and Food

by Kelly Merritt Cooking Up Tradition” the Holocaust Museum sponsored luncheon will be held on December 3, 2014 at the home of Maureen and Arnold Lerner in Quail West. The event benefits the education programs for the Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida. The heart behind the cooking at the Holocaust luncheon are […]


It is not often that a family held business like John R. Wood Properties goes outside to find an executive vice president. Indeed, it has been over 20 years since it named veteran Realtor Dottie Babcock to her current position of chief operating officer. But earlier this month, Phil Wood, president of the company, announced […]