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Collier Citizen: Naples Senior Center Awarded Women’s Giving Circle Grant to Support Just Checking and Case Management Programs

Naples Senior Center, a nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive programs and social services for seniors, has been awarded a $15,000 grant from The Women’s Giving Circle of Southwest Florida. These funds will be used to support the growing Just Checking and Case Management programs for local seniors. The Naples Senior Center is the only human …

NDN: 101-year old World War II vet receives his COVID vaccine

Joseph Innes has tasted danger and flirted with risk before in his 101 years. The North Naples resident flew 35 missions over Nazi Germany during World War II as an Air Force navigator aboard B-17 bombers. “We dumped a lot of tonnage of explosives,” he recalled of the perilous forays above enemy territory. So confronting …

Life In Naples: Senior Center Eager To Serve Clients

Life in Naples magazine recently published an article about the impact Naples Senior Center has on its clients and the community. Click below to view the entire flipbook magazine.  The article about Naples Senior Center can be found on page 58. Life In Naples – February 2021 Flipbook    

NDN: Naples Senior Center helps its vulnerable members get COVID-19 vaccine

When the vaccine against COVID-19 became available last month, 86-year-old Ginny LaPlaine knew she would not get an appointment “I don’t use a computer,” the Naples resident said. “It was all so foreign to me.” Vaccine appointments for people 65 and over in Collier County must be made online, whether through the state Department of …

WINK News: Naples Senior Center gets new building

If we’ve all learned anything from 2020, we are social beings who often don’t cope well with isolation, something so many of our older family members deal with even when there isn’t a pandemic. But the Naples Senior Center, dedicated to making sure our loved ones don’t feel alone as they age, has gotten the spot …

NDN: Little Anthony come to Naples via livestream fundraiser

He’s not that little. His first name isn’t Anthony. But with the wedding of both those titles to his razor-clean countertenor and a direct, intimate style, Jerome Gourdine has won fans over six decades as Little Anthony, flanked by his harmonic colleagues, the Imperials.  At 79, he still sings with that clean precision, as Southwest Florida can find …

Collier Citizen: Naples Senior Center Gains Approval to Build New Facility

Naples Senior Center, a nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive programs and social services for seniors, announced that it has obtained the necessary approval from the Board of Collier County Commissioners to proceed with its new permanent home on Autumn Oaks Lane, just a block south of Immokalee Road. The Naples Senior Center is the only …

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