IVFMD, a South Florida specialized care fertility practice, recently hosted a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new offices within the Arthrex campus at 1265 Creekside Parkway in North Naples. The new Naples location is one of five IVFMD centers in Florida. Others include the IVFMD headquarters in Miami and centers in Boca Raton, Cooper City, and Jupiter. IVFMD reports higher success rates […]
One of the biggest issues I see in watching club-level doubles is a player hitting the opponent’s ball right back to the opponent. Sometimes when I watch matches, it looks like the ball has a magnet drawing the ball right back to the opponent’s racquet. One of the ideas I like to teach is the concept of hitting the ball […]
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B/Bonita Springs E/Estero FM/Fort Myers N/Naples July 3 TUESDAY Snowball Fight [6:15 to 7:30 p.m.] Get ready to dodge, duck & dive. Then relax with guided meditation. A fun and heart healthy program. We recommend bringing a beach towel or yoga mat. Where: South County Regional Library, 21100 Three Oaks Pkwy. Cost: Free. For more information call 239-533-4400 or visit […]
The Naples Art Association recently named Christer Berg of Raleigh, N. C., its Camera USA 2018 National Photography Award recipient for his portrait of boxer Dewayne Beamon. Berg received a cash prize of $5,000. The Naples Art Association started the Camera USA® photography program in 2011. As a nationwide program, it serves as a platform for local photographers to share […]
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall July 15 The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show July 31 & August 1 PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” Broadway Palm June 14 – July 22 “The Savannah Sipping Society” June 28 – August 11 “Annie” Center for Performing Arts July 1 Musical Moments: Red, White and Blue July 13 […]
B/Bonita Springs E/Estero FM/Fort Myers N/Naples Alligator Amblers Chapter of Florida Trail Association Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.- except for July and August. Where: Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 15600 N. U.S. 41. For more information and to see a list current activities visit amblers.floridatrail.org./N Amateur Radio Association of SWFL Meet with local HAMS […]
Not only did these women from Bonita Bay, Copperleaf, Lighthouse Bay, Pelican Landing, Pelican Sound, Shadow Wood, Spring Run and Worthington enjoy a good bridge game and luncheon each month from November to March, they also extended a helping hand to Café of Life. This group is looking for four women to complete one of the teams for the 2018-2019 […]
The Rotary Club of Bonita Beach Sunset recently awarded Andrew Riggenbach of the Bonita Springs Fire Control District the inaugural Rotary Vocational Service Award for Bonita Springs. The Bonita Beach Sunset Rotary asked Fire Chief Joseph Daigle to select a deserving firefighter for this high honor. Out of many fine candidates, Daigle selected paramedic and firefighter Riggenbach. Rotary member Chris […]
Habitat for Humanity Lee and Hendry Counties’ CEO Kitty Green accepted a $50,000 donation from District 6960 Governor Bobbi Bird, which was presented on behalf of the Hurricane Irma Donor Advised Fund of Rotary International while Rotarians from six area clubs looked on. From left, Rotary Club Treasurer Jack Alexander of Sanibel-Captiva, Rotarian Roger Dick of Naples Bay, Rotary Club […]
A Table Apart With global experience cooking in the finest restaurants, our chefs are excited to present their vision to you and all our guests. Our caring and exceptional staff will ensure you have a fantastic experience with us. We refuse to compromise on quality in our restaurant. That’s why we source our fresh ingredients from local farmers. Our beliefs […]
The Leadership Collier Foundation, in coordination with The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, held its graduation of the Youth Leadership Collier program last month. The mission of YLC is to develop ethical leaders committed to active community involvement. Reaching more than 400 students to date, YLC empowers students to become effective leaders through hands-on experiences and field work, while encouraging […]
Debra Haley, Fay Bortcosh and the Spotlight, at a way station along the Camino de Santiago, just outside of Astorga in northern Spain. The Spotlight is rather adventurous, and crosses borders without a passport. Please take the Spotlight on your next pilgrimage. Send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nick and Natalia San Filippo recently took the Spotlight on a five- week vacation cruising and traveling in Rome, Lake Como, Milan and Venice, Italy, plus Greece, Spain, Portugal and Croatia. Here they are at the Milan Cathedral. Send your photos to email@example.com.
Naples Therapeutic Riding Center recently announced the launch of a new children’s bereavement focused equine-facilitated learning program. The bereavement program is designed to work in conjunction with individual support groups in our community. The program is supported with donations and grant funding and is offered at no cost to children. During the first six-session group, five children – each coping […]
Groundbreaking for the Tea House Pavilion at the Everglades Wonder Gardens was celebrated by members of the board of the Everglades Wonder Gardens, Bonita City Council members and friends. The Tea House construction was generously donated by Karin Moe, and it is to be named the Robert & Karin Moe Tea House. Construction of the glass and iron solarium, handmade […]
The West Bay Community Charitable Foundation recently held its annual grant reception. Twenty-one Lee and Collier county nonprofit organizations received financial support from the foundation, including the Guardian ad Litem Foundation, Temple Shalom Preschool, Friends of Foster Children Forever, Community Cooperative, Inc., Interfaith Charities of South Lee, Bonita Springs Elementary School, Florida Repertory Theatre, Our Mother’s Home of SWFL, St. […]
The Estero Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 20th anniversary and unveiled its new logo at last month’s celebratory luncheon. Pastor Nolen Rollins was honored as Person of the Year. Cindy Dugan was announced as the Volunteer of the Year. Best Home Services was named Business of the Year. The chamber’s scholarship committee presented Meg Judge Scholarship Awards to four graduating […]
Bill and Nancy Drum took the Spotlight for a walk on the Great Wall of China. The Spotlight loves to travel and is willing to travel in checked bags or carry-ons. So please, take the Spotlight along on your next adventure. Send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Leadership Collier Foundation, an affiliate of The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, received a donation of more than $20,000 in an endowment to benefit youth development in Collier County. The endowment was presented at the LCF graduation in April at Artis—Naples, where the Leadership Collier Class of 2018 presented Amanda Beights, vice president of the LCF, with the contribution. […]
Construction is scheduled to start this summer on the children’s museum’s Makerspace addition. The renovation of the existing classrooms will make way for a collaborative workspace for creating, making, learning and problem solving. This new exhibit will provide hands-on learning, build critical thinking skills and foster the imagination of children of all ages. Gates Construction is the builder, with design […]
Conditioned Air Company of Naples recently announced the promotion of Tim Dupre to the position of president and chief executive officer. Dupre will assume the CEO responsibilities from long- time Conditioned Air CEO and Partner Theo Etzel III, who will provide continued leadership to the company as chairman.
The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Alex Breault has joined The GNCC and Leadership Collier Foundation as the new work-based learning coordinator. She will focus on connecting high school and college students to internships, part-time jobs, job shadows and other work- based learning experiences.
Kim Ciccarelli Kantor and Ciccarelli Advisory Services, Inc. have been recognized in Barron’s national ranking of “Top 100 Women Financial Advisors” for the ninth consecutive year.
The Naples Zoo’s new one-story, 9,144-square-foot animal hospital will feature a surgical suite, treatment room, hospitalization rooms, necropsy room, diagnostic lab, pharmacy, ICU and hospitalization holding areas, outdoor run area, and administrative rooms. It will be named the Glass Animal Hospital, in honor of its primary benefactors, Denny and Tanya Glass. Construction will begin this summer. The hospital was designed […]
The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce is a 2018 recipient of the Florida Commissioner of Education Business Recognition Award. Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart, right, presented the award to Michael Dalby, president and CEO of the Naples Chamber, and to Collier County Public Schools Superintendent Kamela Patton, second from left, at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Annual Education Summit last […]
I hadn’t thought about how sustainability might apply to the human body until recently. Six days on a yoga retreat in Costa Rica brought about an epiphany. In late May, I journeyed with eight other women from Southwest Florida – students and teachers from Yoga Bird studio in Fort Myers – to Rancho Margot eco-lodge in northwestern Costa Rica, about […]