Sunday, May 28, 2017

local nonprofit

a little girl from the cal ripken sr foundation

In conjunction with UnitedHealthCare and CBS EcoMedia, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation –which serves to provide youth sports development programs to kids across the country – agreed to bring back the Team8 Tour campaign, the trio jointly announced Tuesday. Initiated ...
kathleen passidomo celebrating her primary win

Help may be on the way for nearly 2,300 Southwest Florida low-income seniors who are at risk of losing food from a state program. Sen. Kathleen Passidomo(R-Naples, Bonita Springs) sponsored an amendment in the Senate budget Wednesday to provide Harry ...
artis-naples

Artis-Naples, the premier center for the arts in Southwest Florida, officially opened submissions for the 2017 Naples International Film Festival on Wednesday, April 12 – the ninth annual festival and first as part of Artis – which will take place ...
earth day poster

In honor of Earth Day, the Southwest Florida Community Foundation has begun a crowdfunding campaign for its Fund for the Environment in Southwest Florida program. The foundation, which was created in 1976, partners with individuals, families, and corporations who have ...
american idol winner taylor hicks

American Idol winner Taylor Hicks will be performing a poolside concert on May 5 at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort and Spa as part of the Champions 4 Children’s Southwest Florida charity weekend. Hicks won season five of the popular ...
dead burmese pythons curled up on a lab table

On a lab table laid a 17’1”, 152-pound female Burmese python, bearing 95 eggs, which had been euthanized, among others, in an effort to eliminate the ongoing threat to local wildlife. The python carried the most developing eggs Collier has ...
Meet Orien. He is currently in foster and won't be available for adoption for another month. He is so cute, only weighs one pound!

When Naples Cat Alliance (NCA) founder, Megan Sorbara, was brainstorming for her next fundraising event she was able to put herself in someone else’s shoes.  Literally.  Having recently learned from volunteers who have hosted garage sales throughout the year that shoes ...
kunjani coffee shop

By Marve Ann Alaimo, mysweetnsavorylife@gmail.com Stephanie Bunnett may be living in Naples now, but thoughts of her native Zimbabwe are never far away.  Nearly ten years ago, Bunnett came to the U.S. with her family to escape the country’s growing ...
Hope for Haiti's newly appointed Chief Executive Officer, Skyler Badenoch.

Hope for Haiti held its annual VIP Breakfast recently at the Bellasera Hotel to present their 2016 Annual Report. The event highlighted the power of hope and showed attendees the impact of Hope for Haiti’s work made possible through a tremendous ...
fgcu president wilson bradshaw

Dr. Wilson Bradshaw has been the top man at Florida Gulf Coast University for nearly a decade. In that time, the soon to be retiring president has overseen a fledgling university which has undertaken massive growth in student population, a ...
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