Entries by LifeInNaples

Watercolor Exhibit at Rookery Bay Learning Center

by Linda Soderquist A colorful exhibit of island-themed watercolors by artist Linda Soderquist will be on display in the gallery at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center from June through September. Soderquist’s “Wonders of the Beach and Bay” exhibit of tropical watercolor paintings features landscapes, seascapes, wildlife portraits, coral reef scenes, and mangrove habitats. A […]

Share The Shore – With Least Terns

With more people living and playing along Florida’s shoreline, sharing and protecting beach resources becomes an increasing challenge. As many snowbirds head north for the summer, a bird species that arrives on area beaches every spring is the least tern (Sternula antillarum). Due to its declining population the least tern is listed as a Threatened […]

Love Is In The Care – Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida

by Kaydee Tuff You don’t really think about what it means to be thankful until faced with unexpected adversity. This became very real for Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida parent Megan Murphy with the impending birth of her third child. Megan’s first two pregnancies had been very normal so she was alarmed when she began […]

For the Better – Three local doctors blend their talents to serve families in need

by Caryn Hacker-Buechel, ACSW, DCSW “At the end of every day” began David Lawrence Center’s board certified adult, child and adolescent psychiatrist, Dr. Maribel Rivera, “I know I’ve made a difference” in the lives of the underserved migrant farm workers and their families living in the rural community of Immokalee, which sits 30 miles east […]

Home is where the heart is – Building families, communities and hope

by Karen Coney Coplin “There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in ow ning a home.” – Kenny Guinn, late Nevada governor Since 1978, Habitat for Humanity of Collier County has heeded the call of both the permanent and the profound while building over 1,600 “simple, decent” homes for Naples and Immokalee residents. This […]

Key Luxury Builders

Key Luxury Builders principals Dino Vlahos and George Vlahos built an esteemed reputation while working for award-winning custom-home builders in Southwest Florida for the past 22, years. With there 50 years of combined experience Key Luxury Builders possess the expertise, authority, and commitment to delivering the highest level of quality and service through uncompromised building […]

Food for Thought – Understanding your brain and how it makes you anxious

by Patrice Magrath Co-founder McKenney Home Care The relationship between, food, thought and biology and how they influence overall health, especially your brain is increasingly being explored. Margaret Wehrenberg, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and author of “The Anxious Brain” and “The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques” is one of my favorite authors on the topic. […]