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It must have been around 1957. We pulled into the white gravel driveway. The gate of the chain link fence was open, anticipating our arrival. I was very focused at such a young age, three, maybe three and a half. Even though, I was nervous, I  took everything in. A big, white house with a …

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 …

NDN: Stitch sisters: Naples knitters weave good for those who need it

In March, the small but mighty cohort of volunteers in the Needle Works group at the Naples Senior Center faced a difficult stitch-uation.  Their Tuesday morning meetings would have to take an indefinite hiatus. With the onset of the pandemic, it just wasn’t safe. But for these volunteers, a break from the center didn’t mean a break …

NDN: New dementia initiative launching in Collier County

Collier County residents can learn real-life tips on how to interact with a friend, neighbor or loved one with dementia. That’s among the goals of a Collier County Dementia Care and Cure Initiative that’s getting established to help the public gain practical knowledge about dementia and how it impacts families. Another goal is making the public aware …

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