Algae task force considers recommendations

NAPLES — The Department of Environmental Protection Blue Green Algae Task Force worked on recommendations on Basin Management Action Plans (BMAPs), Best Management Practices (BMPs), septic systems, sewage spills and storm water storage and treatment at their Sept. 25 meeting at Florida Gulf Coast University. BMAPs The task force noted the BMAPs have been hindered […]

David Lawrence Center receives grant from SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. to expand Children’s Mental Health Outreach and Crisis Care

Naples – David Lawrence Center (DLC), Collier County’s only comprehensive, not-for-profit mental health and addiction recovery treatment center serving children, adults and families, is pleased to announce that trustees from the SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. awarded the Center a $226,269 children’s behavioral health grant. SWFL Children’s Charities partnered with SWFL Community Foundation to administer the […]

Meals of Hope to expand mobile food pantry outreach with grant

NAPLES – Meals of Hope, the largest food pantry provider in Southwest Florida, has announced plans to use a $68,000 grant from Empty Bowls Naples to expand its mobile food pantry outreach. “We appreciate Empty Bowls’ innovative efforts to raise hunger awareness and support within our community,” said Meals of Hope President and CEO Stephen […]

Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raises more than $84,000

NAPLES – The sold-out fifth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raised more than $84,000 to benefit Guadalupe Center’s three educational programs serving the children of Immokalee. Held April 8 at Vineyards Country Club in Naples, the Golf Classic attracted a record 136 golfers and included lunch and 18 holes of championship golf, followed by an […]

Students First – CSO performs at LMS

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), founded in 1891, is arguably one of the greatest orchestras in the world. There are many who long for tickets to see a performance by such an esteemed group of musicians. So imagine our surprise to find that our very own students were about to get a performance of their […]