Naples dentist cares for the world

Something other than tools keeps a Naples dentist smiling, and has for 26 years.  More...

Posted 4/26/2017 08:21 PM

Foster children need more Friends Forever

Each year, more than 800 special children in Collier, Hendry, and Glades counties receive support for staying healthy, increasing their self-esteem, and reaching their goals. More...

Posted 3/1/2017 04:45 PM

Immokalee Foundation hosts pledge nights for Take Stock in Children

The Immokalee Foundation hosted pledge nights for students involved in Take Stock in Children last month, continuing its mission to provide educational opportunities for the youth of Immokalee. More...

Posted 11/30/2016 05:00 AM

Young professionals will have a ball at the Knickerbocker Estate

The social calendar is peppered with prestigious events that take place in Lee and Collier counties, raising money to combat health problems, help underserved children and families and other worthy causes.  More...

Posted 9/28/2016 03:17 PM

Troops keep asking for cookies from ‘Mama’

“The Lord didn’t bless me with children,” said Jean Frady. Even so, she’s known as “Mama Jean” to plenty.  More...

Posted 7/27/2016 02:51 PM

Local Rotarians help drive international effort offering hope to children afflicted with polio

Rotary International played a major role in the near eradication of the polio virus, worldwide, through vaccinations. More...

Posted 3/30/2016 03:44 PM

Working to make a difference, not just a living

When Sam Cobb boarded a plane in 2007 for a trip to China he had no idea that the journey would be a life-changing experience.  While he was planning the business excursion, a friend had suggested that Cobb, CEO of Real Wood Floors, add to his i More...

Posted 2/24/2016 04:35 PM

Global polio eradication update

In 1988, the Rotary Club International Foundation developed a 30-year plan with an ambitious goal – eradicating polio worldwide. More...

Posted 12/16/2015 04:16 AM

Photo Patch connects children to incarcerated parents

When a parent goes to jail, the entire family suffers. Children of incarcerated adults often must go weeks or even months without seeing their moms or dads. In this absence of contact, letter writing becomes invaluable.  More...

Posted 10/1/2015 03:38 PM

Food and philanthropy served at Mel’s Diner

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida will benefit from home-style breakfasts at all Mel’s Diners on April 17. More...

Posted 4/12/2017 02:42 AM

Year-old nonprofit gives hope and help to Hondurans

When Tish Tarpley told her friend Carol Lutgen about a Honduran girl who had never walked, Lutgen felt compelled to help.  More...

Posted 12/28/2016 06:16 PM

Church dedicates a wing to all types of addiction recovery

Even in this high-tech age, some information spreads quickly in the simplest of ways.  Since January, when the Rev. More...

Posted 9/28/2016 03:17 PM

For foundation’s clients, freedom comes over them in waves

Some years ago, Debra Frenkel of Naples was working in an urban Chicago high school as a social worker. She also was suffering from job burnout and dreaming of freedom. So she decided to learn to sail.  More...

Posted 8/31/2016 02:07 AM

Woman on a mission enlists others and watches miracles multiply

By simple definition, miracles defy explanation.  More...

Posted 6/29/2016 03:32 AM

Regatta raises sails and funds for charity April 2-3

The Gulf Coast Sailing Club is gearing up for its 40th annual Charity Regatta. More...

Posted 3/16/2016 12:27 AM

Walk for Wishes

The Sixth Annual Walk for Wishes 5K Walk/Run kicks off at FGCU on Sat., Feb. 27, 2016. Last year more than $85,000 was raised which granted the wishes of 17 children facing life-threatening medical conditions in Southwest Florida. More...

Posted 2/10/2016 03:07 AM

Parkinson Association treating the symptoms early

Improving the quality of life of people with Parkinson’s disease and their families is of primary importance to Ellen Chaney and Amy Novakovich of the Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida, Inc.  More...

Posted 11/11/2015 02:41 AM