Wednesday, November 4, 2015
here. After several questions all members enjoyed Gary's passionate presentation! The meeting was adjourned at 8:30am. Our next meeting will be at November 11, 2015 at Jane's Cafe on 3rd Street with the guest speaker Dr. Debi Strand with Collier County Honor Flight (Veterans Day).
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Friday, October 23, 2015
here. Our members enjoyed her presentation very much. Dictionary Day October 23, 2015 was then discussed with our Rotary Club distributing new dictionaries to all the third graders at Naples Park, Vineyards, Laurel Oaks and Parkside Elementary Schools. Below picture of Marcus and Robbie delivering dictionaries to one of seven third grade classes at Parkside Elementary School. Our normal next week meeting will be our annual fundraiser HalloWine Mercato WineWalk on Wednesday October 28, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Tickets still available online at http://www.MercatoWineWalk.com/ for $40.00 each and at the door for $50.00 each. Our following meeting will be November 4, 2015 7:30am at Janes's Cafe on Third Street with the guest speaker of Gary Lytton of the Rookery Bay National Estuary.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
here. President Herrington mentioned to all members that ticket sales are needed for our upcoming October 28th Mercato Wine Walk with tickets available by clicking here. Our next meeting will be Thursday October 22, 2015 at 6:00pm at Pompano Surf and Turf with our guest speaker Amy Snyder of the Holocaust Museum.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
here. President elect Samouce then reminded all members to be promoting the tickets of our October 28th HalloWINE Mercato Winewalk and to spread the word about http://www.MercatoWineWalk.com . The next meeting will be Wednesday October 14, 2015 at Jane's Cafe on 3rd Street with our guest speaker Paul Thein, President & CEO of the Naples YMCA.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
http://www.MercatoWineWalk.com/ and purchase tickets for our October 28, 2015 fundraiser HalloWine Walk at Mercato from 6pm to 8pm! The site has all the information you need!!
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
http://www.MercatoWineWalk.com/ . President Harrington introduced our guest speaker Mark P. Strain, Chief Hearing Examiner, Collier County Government. He discussed the many happenings in Collier County planning and what the future holds. This was a very exciting and eye awakening presentation on what our future will look like both in Naples and in Collier County. Many questions were asked due to the great interest in the subject and the excellent presentation. Meeting was adjourned at 8:40am. Our next meeting will be our 5th week of September (September 30th) and will be a dinner on the beach of Naples. It will start at 6pm and continue to 8pm. Additional information will be sent to all members with specific questions and answers needed.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
here. The club was adjourned at 8:40am. The Club will be participating in a Beach Clean Up next Saturday September 19th at 8am at the beach parking area at 33rd Avenue South. Next week's meeting will be at 7:30am Wednesday September 23rd at Jane's Cafe with our guest speaker of Mark Strain, Chairman of the Collier County Planning Commission.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
here. John also mentioned the Naples Players and handed out literature for the upcoming season. The meeting was adjourned at 8:45am. The next meeting will be next Wednesday September 16th at 7:30am at Janes's Cafe on Third with our guest speaker Collier County Commissioner Penny Taylor.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
MercatoWineWalk.com . Our guest speaker Cotrenia Hood, Director of Development, Youth Haven was introduced by our President Dan Herrington. Youth Haven provides emergency shelter and counseling services to abused, neglected and abandoned children, and counseling and family support and prevention service to at-risk families. Cotrenia discussed the latest happenings and events of Youth Haven that has operated continuously for more than 42 years. Their services touch more than 2,400 children and family members annually. Youth Haven's core programs and services include: a) Emergency Shelter; b) Children and Family Counseling Center; c) Family Support and Prevention Services; and d) Homeless and Runaway Youth Program. Their mission is to protect and empower children and strengthen families in Southwest Florida through comprehensive care and community collaboration. Their vision is every child in Southwest Florida will grow up in a safe and nuturing family environment. Youth Haven is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). It is a member agency of the United Way of Collier County and beneficiary of the Naples Children and Education Foundation. Additional information can be found by clicking here. Many questions were asked by members who enjoyed her presentation very much. Our next weekly meeting will be at 7:30am Wednesday September 9, 2015 at Janes's Cafe on Third with guest speaker Naples Mayor John F. Sorey, III.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
here. Our membership was updated about the upcoming October 28, 2015 Mercato Wine Walk (HalloWine) and activities surrounding it. Our next meeting will be Wednesday 7:30am September 2, 2015 at Janes's Cafe on Third Street. We will be having a Club Assembly to discuss the various upcoming activities and fund raisers.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
here. Meeting was adjourned at 7:45pm. Our next meeting will be Thursday August 27th at Pompanos with Happy Hour at 5:30pm and Meeting at 6:00pm. Robbie Spencer the Executive Editor of the Naples Herald will be our guest speaker and in addition we will be discussing notes from club board meeting of Tuesday August 25th and our upcoming HalloWine Walk fund raiser at the Mercato. Please note that Pompano will be closed the entire month of September and we will be having 7:30am morning breakfast meetings at Jane's Cafe on 3rd Street for the entire month of September 2015.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
here. Also congratulations to Kristen Petry recognized as our clubs Rotarian of the Year for 2014. We appreciate your dedication and value your friendship! Picture below with Past President Anne Towers with Kristen Petry. The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am. Note: Our next meeting will be Thursday August 20, 2015 at Pompano Surf and Turf starting with Happy Hour at 5:30pm and Meeting at 6:00pm. Our speaker will be Karl Williams of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and members please bring a guest!!
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
here. As the original Naples Sunset Rotary Club sponsored a number of CCRC activities our newly created merged club of Naples Gulf Shore Sunset Rotary was extremely proud to give the CCRC a check in the amount of $5,000. All members enjoyed the discussion and presentation. The meeting was adjourned at 8:30am. The Naples Daily News article is available by clicking here. The press release is available by clicking here. Our next meeting 7:30am Wednesday August 12, 2015 at Janes's Cafe will be featuring Dr. Pamela Hughes from the Hughes Center for Functional Medicine.
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Thursday, June 4, 2015
here. After the presentation dinner was served with remarks by President Towers on our upcoming merger plans and meeting time. The meeting was adjourned at 8:10pm.