Collier and Lee Counties Edition

February 2011

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Two New Ways to Raise Funds for The Lighthouse of Collier

The Lighthouse of Collier has become a registered nonprofit organization affiliated with two Internet services, enabling two new ways to raise funds for conducting programs for the blind and visually impaired children in the county.

National Audubon Society’s Corkscrew Sanctuary Gets Recognition

California-based REC Solar is donating materials and installation costs for a new 10-kilowatt solar electric system to the National Audubon Society’s Corkscrew Sanctuary in Naples, in recognition of its response to the BP Gulf oil disaster.

Open Mind Den Opens in Naples

Open Mind Den Opens in Naples

Open Mind Den, offering an eclectic collection of specialty gifts for the home, body and spirit, designed to fit a variety of lifestyle and beliefs, has opened in the Naples Park Plaza.

Brilliant Health & Wellness Expands Services

Brilliant Health & Wellness Expands Services

New massage services and spiritual development classes are expanding the schedule at Brilliant Health & Wellness Center, LLC.

Cool Hand Luc’s Now Open in Fort Myers

The New Year has brought a new venue in Fort Myers to enjoy edible, artistic and musical treats.

New Book Celebrates Marjory Stoneman Douglas

New Book Celebrates Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ life and causes are celebrated in a new book by local author Marya Repko, Grandma of the Glades: A Brief Biography of Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

Pilates Added at Health & Harmony Center

Pilates Added at Health & Harmony Center

Health & Harmony Center, in Fort Myers, is adding Pilates to its many offerings.

TAE Weight Loss Solutions Challenge

TAE Weight Loss Solutions Challenge

Veteran functional medicine practitioner Terri Evans and Naples-based TAE Healthy Aging Center have launched TAE Weight Loss Solutions.

Dr. Michael Marcum Joins Perlmutter Health Center

Dr. Michael Marcum Joins Perlmutter Health Center

Medical Doctor Michael Marcum, Ph.D., board certified in medical hypnosis, medical acupuncture and by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, has joined Perlmutter Health Center, in Naples.

Neurofeedback Sessions Available in Bonita Springs

Neurofeedback Sessions Available in Bonita Springs

An advanced form of neurofeedback to balance and harmonize the brain and repair the body as a whole is now available in Southwest Florida.

Green Walls

Green Walls

For businesses and homeowners who seek clean, natural solutions to environmental issues, Ian Orlikoff, founder and president of Eco Logic Land Care, suggests live interior landscaping in the form of green walls.

Black Sapote

Black Sapote

A fruit that looks and tastes like creamy chocolate may seem too good to be true, but just one bite of the rich, dark-brown flesh of the black sapote can convince even the most ardent chocoholics.

It’s Never Too Late

It’s Never Too Late

Micky Enright is on a mission to encourage people to realize that it’s never too late to do service work, dive into a new, life-changing adventure or journey into the unknown in their own city or a foreign country.

Healthy Convenience at Wynn’s

Healthy Convenience at Wynn’s

Observation and intuition are two of Jacquie Roecker’s most valuable assets in her job, which she uses daily to ensure that a good selection of organic options is always on the shelves at Wynn’s, a Naples icon for 73 years.

A Healer’s Journey to Transformational Medicine

A Healer’s Journey to Transformational Medicine

A recent transition brought Dr. Michael Marcum to Naples, where he realized his dream of practicing transformational medicine with David Perlmutter, M.D., at the Perlmutter Health Center.

EMDR and Zero Balancing

EMDR and Zero Balancing

Kimberly Rodgers, a licensed clinical social worker and owner of Monarch Therapy, LLC, is as passionate about Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing as she is about sand tray therapy, which she uses to facilitate her clients’ healing process.

Medicine that Empowers You

Medicine that Empowers You

As a physician, Christiane Northrup, M.D. has seen time and time again how our inner guidance also comes in the form of bodily symptoms and illnesses.

Brigid’s Crossing

Brigid’s Crossing

Nestled on six acres in a quiet community in Naples is a unique, nonprofit cat rescue and holistic sanctuary called Brigid’s Crossing.