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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 […]

Is Your Garage Door Hurrican Secure?

The garage door covers the largest opening into your home and may pose a major threat to your property if you live in a hurricane prone region. According to the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA), the loss of a garage door during a hurricane can cause an uncontrolled buildup of internal pressure resulting in a […]

High Points at Rookery Bay

The Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve encompasses 110,000 acres of coastal lands and waters surrounding Marco Island, and has a mission to promote informed stewardship of estuaries through research and education. The Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center is a two-story exhibit hall that showcases the southwest Florida environment through hands-on exhibits, observation bridge, nature […]

Who you Gonna Call?

You’re in Naples to enjoy another great season when your car won’t start, steam is rolling out from under the hood, or the check engine light is on…where do you turn?   If you are like many, you’ll choose a repair facility by its proximity to your location or simply let your fingers “do the walking” […]

Politics & Potpourri November 2013

by Councilman Bill Barnett Well, it’s October 6th, the deadline for this article to be submitted is the 8th, and I can’t believe that when you read this we will be just weeks away from Thanksgiving! I love October! The weather usually breaks around the third week in October, the NFL is in full swing, […]