Entries by LifeInNaples

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 […]

Give Where you Live

by Jeff Lytle February’s 24 hour Give Where You Live marathon is history, with a record $5.7 million in donations some as small as $10. With that mission accomplished, the harder work begins – for the non-profits who got money. “Our team is honored to be involved with two incredible foundations – The Community Foundation […]

Sheriff Kevin Rambosk NAACP Humanitarian Award

The NAACP of Collier County recently surprised Sheriff Kevin Rambosk with a Humanitarian Award during the organization’s 37th Annual Freedom Fund Gala at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. “Sheriff Rambosk has made a commitment to the betterment of everyone in our community,” said NAACP of Collier County President Vincent Keeys when he presented the award. […]

History of the Cove Inn

by Lila Zuck, Naples Historical Society Historian In 1961, Edward P. Schoenthaler and his wife Agnes purchased the Old Cove restaurant and lounge, the land just north of the Old Cove, the apartment units in the rear of the restaurant and the land beneath them, and the adjoining 5.25 acres of property on Naples Bay […]

From Reluctant Readers to Eager Readers

by Noemi Y. Perez Four times each week throughout the school year, after the bell rings to signal the end of regular classes, more than 650 elementary school students throughout Immokalee gather with teachers and tutors for one of their favorite activities: reading books. Students in The Immokalee Foundation’s Immokalee Readers program range from kindergarten […]