Entries by LifeInNaples

Exciting Winter Season for Immokalee Foundation

The Immokalee Foundation (TIF) is committed to improving the lives of the children of Immokalee and creating tomorrow’s workforce. In 2009, TIF transitioned from a grant-awarding organization to an operational not-for-profit organization focused on educational programs. This winter season, TIF is launching new and exciting events where individuals can participate and make a difference for […]

Serving the Most Vulnerable – Smart 911

The Naples community is fortunate to be the beneficiary of a variety of programs offered by the Collier County Sheriff ’s Office. Services run the gamut from drug education, trafficking, Youth Relations Officers, Victim and Witness Assistance and a speaker’s forum. Actually the list is so extensive that it is not possible to be inclusive […]

Journey Back to a Paris Past

David Lawrence Center is hosting its signature fundraiser, “Under the Eiffel Tower; A Journey to 1920’s Paris” on January 17th. The event is now in its 7th year and other destinations have included Monte Carlo, Rio De Jineiro, St. Petersburg (Russia), Hong Kong, Havana and Venice (Italy). The 2014 event will be held at The […]

Backed Up Lately?

There are two kinds of people: Those who back up, and those who will. That is one of my favorite expressions about the importance of backing up the data that is stored on your computer. Computers store data – all files, photos, music, emails, etc. – on the internal hard drive inside laptops and desktop. […]

That River In Egypt

by Patrice Magrath Zoe, we’re fine – just fine,” Jeannie said to her daughter with her usual cheerful smile, but in her heart she knew they weren’t. She had been experiencing increasing back pain while her husband, Les, had become more frequently disoriented and often angry. The visit from Zoe was prompted by a recent […]

Now You See IT – Naples Children & Education Foundation

The Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF), founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, launched another component within its comprehensive strategies to improve the lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier. Its new “Now You See It” Mobile Vision Program at Lely High School was unveiled on Monday, September 9, 2013. Collier County Schools […]

Naples Players 2013/2014 Season

The Naples Players are proud to announce the 2013-14 season at the Sugden Community Theatre, 701 5th Avenue South in downtown Naples. The 2013-2014 season includes eight productions, performed from October 9 to May 17 in two performance venues: the 326-seat Blackburn Hall and the 100-seat Tobye Studio. Five plays will be performed in Blackburn […]

Operation Medicine Cabinet

Changing individual habits has never been easy, let alone changing the habits of an entire community, but that’s exactly what local volunteers have managed to do in Collier County with Operation Medicine Cabinet®. No longer are residents simply flushing away old medication or carelessly throwing it away with the rest of their garbage. Members of […]

The Integrated Story of Health and Wealth

by Kim Ciccarelli Kantor Quality of lifestyle and enjoyment of work and family is no accident. It is a purposeful quest that requires well-being, good health and finances. Great health and financial wealth to live well and make a difference is the excellence we strive for. Our father would share, money is relatively unimportant, but […]

Business Entities and Ownership

As I noted in an earlier issue, one of the most important decisions a new business owner ( also an existing owner) can make is the choice of the business entity. An informed choice not only affects tax issues, but affects legal, regulatory, and professional aspects as well. Basically there are four types of business […]