Local business owner Jim Henderson held dedication of first sustainable and attainable solar home in Naples

Jim Henderson, owner of William C. Huff Companies and the newly formed JLH Sustainable Housing, held a special dedication of the first sustainable and attainable solar home on June 4 in Naples. State Representative Byron Donalds along with Collier County officials, the Above Board Chamber, The Greater Naples Chamber and other special guests were in.

Preferred Travel of Naples Celebrates the Power of Travel During Annual Horizon Club Trip with Micato Safaris

Olga Placeres, CFO and agency manager and Kristina Gear, IC team manager of Preferred Travel of Naples have recently returned from a world-class Kenyan safari thanks to Micato Safaris and Accor Hotels. The eight-day journey included seeing the sights in the Maasai Mara, getting up close and personal with African wildlife, and visiting with school.

Sagewood Institute becomes a Blue Zones Project™ recognized organization

Sagewood Institute held a ribbon cutting on April 23 to celebrate becoming a Blue Zones Project™ recognized organization. The Blue Zones Project™ is a community-wide well-being improvement initiative to help make healthy choices easier for everyone in Southwest Florida. “I’m excited to be a part of this initiative within our community,” says Joaquin Hernandez, IMD,.

Friends of Foster Children Forever’s “Sunshine 5K” benefited local foster children

Friends of Foster Children Forever held their third annual ‘Sunshine 5K Run/Walk on April 27 at the Collier County Public Schools Administration Center in Naples. The 5K race included runners along with walkers, and was coordinated courtesy of the Gulf Coast Runners. Participants ranged in age from 6 to 84 years old. The overall male.

The Founders Fund Awards College Scholarships to 28 Collier County Students

College scholarships were awarded to 28 Collier County students by The Founders Scholarship Fund during an annual reception held on April 25 at Club Pelican Bay. The local non-profit organization awarded $280,000 in renewable scholarships to local students during the annual reception which included the scholarship recipients and their families. Each student will receive $2,500.

Golden PAWS Assistance Dogs welcomes Tim Ubben as a new board member

Golden PAWS Assistance Dogs is pleased to announce Tim Ubben has joined their 2019/2020 Board of Directors. Originally from Glencoe, Illinois, Ubben became a seasonal resident of Naples in 2000, but has been vacationing in the area since 1985. Ubben is the founder of Lincoln Capital Management, a Chicago-based investment firm that had more than.

KAJ Gallery selected to display special art exhibit at Gulf Coast International Properties

Kosmas Ballis, co-owner and gallerist of KAJ Gallery, is excited to announce a special partnership with Gulf Coast International Properties. The gallery was selected to install an exclusive show featuring sculptures by Mark Dickson, and paintings by one of the most exciting abstract painters today, Paul Tamanian. The art installation is being displayed at Gulf.