Entries by LifeInNaples

Programs, Tours and Events at Rookery Bay Reserve

ONGOING Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. At Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, you can learn about environmental science and the natural world through actual hands-on experiences with marine life touch tanks, exhibits and coastal habitat displays. The two-story modern visitor center is air conditioned and […]

Art After Dark – August 2019

Crayton Cove is historically one of the earliest commercial areas servicing the people of Naples. It has always had a charm that is unique to this waterfront niche in the downtown district. It currently consists of some of Naples’ best restaurants and quaint family owned businesses. This time of the year is a great time […]

Naples couple spurs global research on possible “Alzheimer’s Germ”

“We’ve hardly ever met a person in Naples or elsewhere who didn’t have a family member, relative or friend affected by Alzheimer’s disease directly or indirectly,” says Rainey Norins, vice-president of Alzheimer’s GermQuest, Inc. The public benefit corporation was started by her and her husband, Dr. Leslie Norins, company president, as an effort to increase […]

Project HELP gearing up for annual fundraiser

As the summer months try to melt away our resolve with its scorching heat, Project HELP’s cause burns stronger than ever. Being the only certified rape recovery and victim service center in Collier County means that season doesn’t apply for our clients. Thousands of people pass through our doors each year who need therapy, counsel, […]

What in the world… IS GOING ON?

By Mimi C. Gregory, V.P. Programs, Naples Council Board Member, World Affairs Councils of America If you find that question challenging, then the Naples Council on World Affairs can give you the answer! Part of a network of close to 100 Councils nationwide, the Naples Council began in 1981 when a group of residents, challenged […]

The Paradise Coast Trail

Across the country and across the state, places like Dunedin, Winter Garden and Inverness enjoy extensive, connected multiuse pathways, but shockingly, Naples does not. And too many of us have either been hit by a vehicle while biking or running on local streets and sidewalks or had numerous close calls – even in our own […]

Moorings Park Grande Lake Celebrates Construction Milestone As Sales Remain Strong

The construction of the first three buildings in Phase 1 at MooringsPark Grande Lake started in late 2018. Now, approximately nine months later, officials at the Life Plan (CCRC) community have announced the buildings have hit the halfway mark in their construction, with one of the buildings celebrated during a topping off ceremony in early […]

Walk to End Alzheimer’s on November 16

Last year, hundreds of Naples area residents gathered at North Collier Regional Park for the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. This November, they will do so again to raise awareness, funds and hope for a cure. On Walk day, participants will honor those affected by Alzheimer’s disease with “promise flowers” during the poignant Promise […]

You’ve got a friend in Bosom Buddies

In 1994, Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Inc. was founded as a local Naples non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to provide financial assistance to those in need of screening and treatment care for breast cancer and related conditions, such as lymphedema. Hand-in-hand with addressing the economic issues confronting under or uninsured women with breast […]