• December 2013 Busine3ss Currents magazine page 43, LOC collaboration with Safe and Healthy Children.
  • 2014 Annual Naples Winter Wine Festival magazine page 82, LOC featured.
  • 2013 Community Foundation of Collier County’s Annual; Report. LOC featured on page 40.
  • December 7, 2013, Gingerbread House making party for the LOC children 12 children , 10 parents and 12 adults = 34 participants.
  • December 8, 2-013 Scramble Fore Sarah golf tournament 100 in attendance. Proceeds to benefit LOC and TFRR. Pending donation amount.
  • December 12, 2013 LOC featured in vision serve’s Stone Soup newsletter.
  • December 12, 2013 met with Senator Richter – 5 in attendance.
  • December 21, 2013 Dr. Gartner examined patients at LOC.
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 12/4/13
    = 59 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 12/11/13
    = 114 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 12/18/13
    = No report received
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 12/25/13
    = No report received
  • November 2013 e bella magazine. Lighthouse of Collier featured on Page 74, Boogie on the beach event.
  • November 2013 business Currents magazine, page 42. Lighthouse of Collier receives Gold participant level with Guidestar, demonstrating transparency. 2013-2014 Naples Illustrated’s Charity Register. Lighthouse of Collier featured on page 69.
  • November 2013, Life in Naples magazine pages 78 and 79. Lighthouse of Collier attends the Vision Bus debut.
  • November 1, 2013 Naples Daily News Showcase page 2F, Lighthouse of Collier’s Boogie on the beach event featured.
  • November 1, 2013, Lighthouse of Collier attends Bascom Palmer’s Eye for Fashion at Waterside – 100 in attendance.
  • November 2, 2013-Children’s monthly event-Beacon Bowl 10 children/11 parents/volunteers total – 21 in attendance.
  • November 2, 2013, Dr. Gartner used Lighthouse of Collier to see patients/clients.
  • November 6, 2013 Naples Daily News Neapolitan section, Lighthouse of Collier’s Boogie on the beach event featured.
  • November 7-13, 2013 Florida Weekly page C6, Lighthouse of Collier’s Boogie on the beach event featured.
  • November 8, 2013 Naples Daily News Showcase section, Lighthouse of Collier’s Boogie on the beach event featured.
  • November 10, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier boogie on the Beach fund raiser – 160 in attendance.
  • November 12, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier participates in United Way agency meeting – 30 in attendance.
  • November 14, 2013. Lighthouse of Collier attends AFP awards reception – 235 in attendance.
  • November 14, 2013, Naples Daily news. Lighthouse of Collier’s youth receives award from VSA, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/nov/14/class-notes-vsa-florida-recognizes-accomplished/
  • November 14-20, 2013. Florida Weekly page A27, Aiding those with vision impairment-Lighthouse of Collier.
  • November 17, 2013, Met with Governor Rick Scott – 2 in attendance.
  • November 19, 2013, Meeting with Rep. Kathleen Passidomo – 5 in attendance.
  • November 19, 2013, Visit to Senator Richter office – 5 in attendance.
  • November 21-27, 2013. Florida Weekly page A27, Aiding those with vision impairment-Lighthouse of Collier.
  • November 26, 2013, Gulfshore Business Daily, The 2013 Hardwig Family Scramble Fore Sarah golf tournament, benefiting the Foundation for Retinal Research and the Lighthouse of Collier, will be held Dec. 8 at Tiburon Golf Club, 2620 Tiburon Drive, Naples. Registration begins at 11 a.m., lunch is at 11:30 a.m. and the four-person scramble shotgun start is at 12:30 p.m. An award ceremony will be held immediately following the tournament. Entry fee is $150 and registration is available at www.scrambleforesarah.kintera.org
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 11/6/13
    = 662 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 11/13/13
    = 228 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 11/20/13
    = 346 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 11/27/13
    = 20 weekly total outreach
  • October 31-November 6, 2013 Florida Weekly, page A27. Lighthouse of Collier classes offered to blind/vision impaired.
  • October 31-November 6, 2013 Florida weekly page C24, Lighthouse of Collier featured Boogie on the Beach event.
  • October 31, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier’s Boogie on the Beach sent to all members of the Collier County medical Society in their e-newsletter.
  • October-December 2013, Naples Health magazine page 40, Lighthouse of Collier featured.
  • October 2013, Business Currents magazine page 43. Lighthouse of Collier selected as partner agency with United Way of Collier County.
  • October 2013, Business Currents magazine, page 44, Accelerated Networking Luncheon being held at Lighthouse of Collier on 10/3/13.
  • October 2013, The Journal magazine pages 37 and 38, Lighthouse of Collier Earns Gold Participation Level.
  • October 1, 2013 Naples Daily News, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/oct/01/world-sight-day-october-10-10772/
  • October 3, 2013, Greater Naples Area Chamber of Commerce Accelerated Networking Luncheon at Lighthouse of Collier, 45 in attendance.
  • October 4, 2013. Lighthouse of Collier’s conference call with DBS Director Robert Doyle – 7 in attendance.
  • October 5, 2013, Children’s program at Olde Naples chocolate 4 children and 7 adults participated = 11 participants.
  • October 7, 2013, Naples Daily News, Boogie on the Beach http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/oct/07/boogie-on-the-beach-10837/
  • October 7, 2013, Naples Daily News, Braille Chocolate, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/oct/07/braille-chocolate-10833/
  • October 7, 2013 Gonaples.com features Boogie |on the Beach event, http://www.gonaples.com/news/2013/oct/07/boogie-on-the-beach-10837/
  • October 9, 2013, Tour of Lighthouse of Collier and meeting with Lisa Morse, Community Liaison with Collier County Scholl system – 2 in attendance.
  • October 10, 2013. World Sight Day celebrated at Moorings Park with a seminar on low vision services offered at Lighthouse of Collier – 15 in attendance.
  • October 10-16, 2013 Florida Weekly, page C24. Lighthouse of Collier’s Boogie on the Beach featured.
  • October 2013 Naples Daily News, Boogie on the Beach event, http://www.naplesnews.com/events/2013/nov/10/84574/
  • October 15, 2013 Gulfshore Business Daily, CHARITABLE NOTES. The Lighthouse of Collier Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss will present “Boogie on the Beach: A Beatles Experience” from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 at The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. The event will feature live music from a Beatles cover band and auction items. Proceeds go toward helping Lighthouse of Collier continue services to the estimated 14,000 blind/vision impaired children and adults in Collier County. Admission is $75 for adults, $25 for guests under age 18 and free for children under age 5. Information is available at lighthouseofcollier.org/events.htm or (239) 430-3934.
  • October 7-18, 2013 Safe and Healthy Children’s Coalition collaborate with Lighthouse of Collier to offer water safety instruction. Ten 30 minutes instructions for 10 days. 7 Lighthouse of Collier registered.
  • October 21, 2013, Naples Daily News, Life Saving Collabloration, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/oct/21/life-saving-collaboration-10959/
  • October 23, 2013, Moorings Park tours Lighthouse of Collier and learnes about programs/servcies – 6 in attendance.
  • October 24-31 , 2013 Florida Weekly, page C27 Lighthouse of Collier’s boogie on the Beach featured.
  • October 27, 2013, Naples Daily News, Lighthouse of Collier’s Kickoff party at Burn, http://www.naplesnews.com/events/2013/nov/05/85345/
  • October 30, 2013 Naples Daily News. Scramble Fore Sarah benefits Lighthouse of Collier, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/oct/30/inaugural-scramble-fore-sarah-golf-tournament-1105/
  • October 31, 2013 Gulfshore Business Daily, Lighthouse of Collier Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss (www.lighthouseofcollier.org/events.htm) will hold its first Kickoff Party for the 2013 Boogie on the Beach—A Beatles Experience at 6 p.m. on Nov. 5 at Burn in Mercato, 9110 Strada Place, Naples. The kickoff party is open to the public. The 2013 Boogie on the Beach—A Beatles Experience, will be held Nov. 10 at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Proceeds go toward helping Lighthouse of Collier continue services to the estimated 14,000 blind/vision-impaired children and adults in Collier County.
  • October 31, 2013, Collier County Medical Society, feature Lighthouse of Collier’s Boogie on the Beach fund raiser to members. Dear CCMS Members, CCMS member Dr. Stephen Schwartz, board member of Lighthouse of Collier, invites you to “Boogie on the Beach: A Beatles Experience” at The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club Nov. 10th, 12:30-4:30pm. The proceeds from the event go towards helping Lighthouse of Collier to continue their services to the estimated 14,000 blind/vision impaired children and adults in Collier County. Buy tickets online or call 430-3934.
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 10/213
    = 280 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 10/9/13
    = 416 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 10/16/13
    = 336 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 10/23/13
    = 325 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 10/30/13
    = 371weekly total outreach
  • September 2013, Gulf Shore Life Social Register pages 72 and 99, LOC featured.
  • September 2013 Business Currents magazine page 42, LOC’s summer camp featured.
  • September 2013 Business Currents magazine page 45, LOC to host Accelerated Networking Luncheon on 10/3/13.
  • September 4, 2013, LOC featured in Naples Daily News with NCEF’s partners, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/sep/04/vision-bus-to-help-needy-children-arrives-in-on/
  • September 5, 2013 Naples Daily News, page 5A, Vision Bus rolls into Naples on Monday. Lighthouse of Collier featured in article.
  • September 5, 2013 LOC presented at Early Learning Coalition of SWFL – 12 in attendance.
  • September 9, 2013, Lighthouse of Collier attends ribbon cutting for the Vision Bus at Lely High School-50 in attendance, http://www.nbc-2.com/story/23379789/collier-co-students-receive-free-glasses#.Ui4PrD9bHm4
  • September 10, 2013, Lighthouse of Collier participates in Florida Diversity Council of SWFL regional meeting – 28 in attendance.
  • September 2013, Lighthouse of Collier featured on Chamber’s newsletter, http://www.napleschamber.org/events/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=7728
  • September 17, 2013, Naples Daily News, Lighthouse of Collier featured on front page of Neapolitan Section D-Paddle Boarding.
  • September 20, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier presented programs/services to Bascom Palmer Eye Institute staff-Naples office – 15 in attendance.
  • September 21, 2013, Children’s program at NEC 8 children and 11 adults participated = 19 participants.
  • September 23, 2013, Naples Daily News, Lighthouse of Collier receives Gold Seal, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/sep/23/lighthouse-of-collier-earns-the-guidestar-exchange/
  • September 23, 2013, Chamber Connect, Accelerated Networking Luncheon™ Lighthouse of Collier – SOLD OUT Date: 10/3/2013 Time: 11:30 AM TO 1:30 PM Lighthouse of Collier, Inc.
  • September 25, 2013, United Way of Collier County’s Kick off Breakfast. Lighthouse of Collier’s Sarah Hardwig and Kathleen Peck present to over 150 community leaders.
  • September 27, 2013, Gulfshore Business Daily. Lighthouse of Collier received the Gold participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability, from GuideStar USA Inc. The recognition demonstrates the organization’s commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.
  • September 28, 2013, United Way of Collier County’s Walk for the Way at North Collier Regional Park. Lighthouse of Collier had a booth at the walk – over 1,000 participants.
  • September 28, 2013, Naples Daily News page 4D. Lighthouse of Collier receives Gold seal from Guidestar, Inc.
  • September 28, 2013, Dr. Gartner uses LOC for low vision clinic.
  • September 30, 2013 Chamber Connect for week of 9/3- -10/4, accelerated Networking Luncheon™ Lighthouse of Collier – SOLD OUT Date: 10/3/2013 Time: 11:30 AM TO 1:30 PM
  • September 30, 2013, Naples Daily News, Blindness Awareness Month and World Sight Day http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/sep/30/blindness-awareness-month-world-sight-day-october-/
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 9/4/13
    = 510 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 9/11/13
    = 128 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 9/18/13
    = 69 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 9/25/13
    = 229 weekly total outreach
  • August 2013 e bella magazine page 69. Freedom Waters Foundation hosted Lighthouse of Collier youth to morning of sailing.
  • August Business Current’s magazine page 45, Lighthouse of Collier’s 4th Annual Summer Camp featured.
  • August 2013, Florida Association of Realtors magazine page 25 and 26 Lighthouse of Collier featurted – 118,000+ outreached, http://browndigital.bpc.com/publication/?i=168031&p=4
  • August 3, 2013. End of camp picnic 20 children and 55 adults in attendance = 75 in attendance.
  • August 17, 2013- Children’s program at C’MON with book reading by Aylssa Scheidemann. Each child received a book. 14 adults including Dylan (22 yrs. old) and 12 children.
  • August 19, 2013, featured on The Greater Naples Area Chamber of Commerce, http://www.napleschamber.org/External/WCPages/WCNews/NewsArticleResults.aspx?StartDate=7/22/2012&EndDate=9/20/2013&Keyword=lighthouse%20of%20collier
  • August 19, 2013, Naples Daily News, Lighthouse of Collier’s Summer Camp, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/aug/19/another-successful-camp-10480/
  • August 20, 2013, Attended ribbon cutting ceremony for Eye Centers of Florida with Dr. Brown, Dr. Ginsberg, Art Bookbinder, Sue Bookbinder, Karlene Putnam and Kathleen Peck – 50 in attendance.
  • August 26, 2012 Summer camp video released on You Tube and Facebook-reached over 600+, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rNge-LXGlY
  • August 26, 2013 Naples Daily News, UNITED WAY OF COLLIER COUNTY SELECTS LIGHTHOUSE OF COLLIER, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/aug/26/united-way-of-collier-county-selects-lighthouse-of/
  • August 27, 2013, Gulfshore business Daily, Lighthouse of Collier Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss, was selected as a member agency with United Way of Collier County for a second year. The United Way of Collier County 2014 allocation of $10,000 is restricted for the children’s programming. The funding will allow Lighthouse of Collier to continue to offer monthly programs and a summer camp for the blind/vision impaired children. The eighth annual Walk for the Way is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Sept. 28 at North Collier Regional Park, 15000 Livingston Road, Naples.
  • August 28, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier and /United Way of Collier County present to Ever Bank – 15 in attendance.
  • August 29-September 4, 2013 Florida Weekly pages A18 Aiding Independence for visually impaired and B8 Lighthouse of Collier attends Eye Centers of Florida ribbon cutting ceremony – 50 in attendance.
  • August 29, 2013, Lighthouse of Collier attends Later Life Abuse seminar at Hilton – 20 in attendance.
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 8/7/13
    = No report received
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 8/14/13
    = 40 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 8/21/13
    = 465 weekly total outreach
  • Weekly Facebook outreach ending 8/28/13
    = 489 weekly total outreach
  • July 26, 2013 Collier Citizen newspaper, page 2A, Lighthouse of Collier camp featured.
  • July-September 2013 Naples Health page 44. Lighthouse of Collier’s services featured.
  • July 2013 e bella magazine page 72. Home Depot hosted Lighthouse of Collier youth to a workshop.
  • July Business Current’s magazine page 45, Lighthouse of Collier’s 4th Annual Summer Camp featured.
  • July 2013 Vision Serve alliance’s Stone Soup newsletter, Lighthouse of Collier featured-Shining light in a new spa.
  • July 11, 2013 Lighthouse of collier participates at an Executive Director forum at The Community Foundation of Collier County – 30 in attendance.
  • July 15, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier on FOX 4, http://www.fox4now.com/news/local/Blind-children-learn-to-play-tennis-215552091.html
  • July 15, 2013, Lighthouse of Collier on WINK 5, http://www.winknews.com/Local-Florida/2013-07-15/Playing-tennis-with-the-power-of-sound#.UeVVH0p218E
  • July 18-24, 2013 Florida Weekly page A 10. Lighthouse of Collier’s campers featured with two photos.
  • July 22, 2013 Lighthouse of collier participates in Summer Health and Wellness Fair at Aston Gardens – 50 in attendance.
  • Fall 2013 Naples Realtor magazine page 64. Lighthouse of collier featured as one the charities receiving support from The Naples Area Board of Realtors.
  • July 31, 2013 Naples Daily News, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/jul/31/lighthouse-of-collier-inc-4th-annual-summer-camp-1/
  • June 2013 edition of DBS newsletter-Lighthouse sails with Freedom Waters Foundation, http://dbs.myflorida.com/about-us/DBS-Newsletter/2013-06.html
  • June 2013, Gulfshore Business magazine, page 54, Charles Thomson appointed to Lighthouse board.
  • June 2013, Forever Young, annual issue, page 69, Lighthouse of Collier featured.
  • June 5, 2013, Lighthouse of Collier participates in United Way budget review – 5 in attendance.
  • June 6, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier’s 4th annual camp meeting – 8 in attendance.
  • June 8, 2013 Freedom Waters Foundation hosted Lighthouse youth to a sail boat ride – 8 in attendance.
  • June 11, 13 Lighthouse participate sin Community Foundation of Collier County’s seminar – 16 in attendance.
  • June 2013 Business Currents magazine, page 47, Lighthouse moves to expand services.
  • June 13m 2013 4th Annual Summer Camp meeting – 10 in attendance.
  • May 2013, Gulfshore Life Business, page 54 Sue Wild joins Lighthouse.
  • May 2. 2013 Open house/birthday party / move notice mailed to 2,641 and emailed to 506 people.
  • May 3, 2013 Naples Daily News, Lighthouse shining light in new location, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/may/03/lighthouse-of-collier-shining-its-light-in-a-new-l/
  • May 3, 2013, Naples Daily News, Lighthouse of Collier turns 4, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/may/03/lighthouse-of-collier-turns-4-9856/
  • May 4, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier has a ball with Miracles Special Needs Baseball Camp, http://www.marcoislandflorida.com/videonetwork9130811001/2353067386001/Miracle-Baseball-Camp-for-Special-Needs-Kids
  • May 4, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier has a ball with Miracles Special Needs Baseball Camp, WINK News, http://www.winknews.com/Local-Florida/2013-05-04/Fort-Myers-Miracle-hits-the-field-for-special-needs-camp#.UYbCpcpX47s
  • May 4, 2013 Dr.Gartner visited LOC to see patients
  • May 6, 2013 Gulfshore Business Daily, LIGHTHOUSE OF COLLIER MOVES TO NEW LOCATION Lighthouse of Collier Inc. (www.lighthouseofcollier.org) moved to 3,100-square-foot center at 2685 Horseshoe Drive South, Suite 211, to meet demand for programs and services for the blind and visually impaired. The organization’s mission is to promote the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of programs and services which foster independence and enhance the quality of life. It will celebrate its fourth birthday with an event from 5 to 7 p.m. on May 15.
  • May 8, 2013 Children’s summer camp planning meeting – 6 in attendance.
  • May, 7, 2013, Naples Daily news, page 4D, Lighthouse of Collier’s 4th birthday celebration.
  • Gulfshore Life’s Forever Young annual magazine page 56. LOC featured.
  • May 9, 2013, Lighthouse of Collier present to Special Needs Children’s Fund for support. LOC children’s program was awarded a $2,500 grant. 10 in attendance.
  • May 9-15, 2013 Florida Weekly, Lighthouse has a new home and a birthday celebration.
  • May 10, 2013, United Way’s site visit to Lighthouse to learn more about programs, 6 in attendance.
  • May 15, 2013, Lighthouse celebrates 4th birthday with an open house form 5-7 pm – over 65 in attendance.
  • May 16, 2013, AMVETS Post 23, Commander Vanderstel and Jim Fisher present LOC with $1,455.
  • May 18, 2013 Home Depot hosted children’s event-building a fire truck. 12 in attendance.
  • May 21, 2013 Chamber of Commerce and St. Mathew’s House visits Lighthouse to discuss networking event on October 3, 2013.
  • May 22, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier attends Key4Woman VIP reception; invite only – 20 in attendance.
  • May 23, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier visits DBS Regional office in Ft. Myers. Carla Craver, Janet Alterman, Bill Mercer and Kathleen Peck in attendance.
  • May 28, 2013, Naples Daily News, Lighthouse of Collier appoints Lori Bassano, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/may/28/lighthouse-of-collier-appoints-lori-bassano-as-dir/
  • May 29, 2013, Gulfshore Business Daily, Lighthouse appoints Bassano, Lighthouse of Collier Inc. (www.lighthouseofcollier.org) appointed Lori Bassano to its board of directors. Bassano is vice president and senior sales and risk consultant with Private Client Services at Marsh.
  • May 30, 2013, Naples Daily News, AMVETS Post 23 support Lighthouse of Collier, http://www.naplesnews.com/mailfriend/61/342580/673c9f8c3a/done/
  • April 2013, e bella magazine page 90. Sue Wild joins LOC.
  • April-June 2013 Naples Health magazine page 42. LOC featured.
  • Gulfshore Life’s Forever Young annual magazine page 56. LOC featured.
  • April 2013 issue of Vision Serve Alliance’s monthly Stone Soup magazine. LOC earns accredited status featured.
  • April 1, 2013, Gulfshore Business Daily, LIGHTHOUSE OF COLLIER APPOINTS THOMSON Lighthouse of Collier Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss appointed Charles Thomson to its board of directors. Thomson is an attorney with Coleman, Yovanich & Koester PA in the Northern Trust Bank Building. Information is available at (239) 430-3934.
  • April 1, 2013 Naples Daily News, LIGHTHOUSE OF COLLIER APPOINTS CHARLES THOMSON AS DIRECTOR http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/apr/01/lighthouse-of-collier-appoints-charles-thomson-as-/
  • April 4-10, Florida Weekly newspaper page A18, A State of Vision license plate benefits Lighthouse of Collier featured.
  • April 5, 2013, Gulfshore Business Daily, LIGHTHOUSE OF COLLIER NAMES OFFICERS, DIRECTORS Lighthouse of Collier Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss (www.lighthouseofcollier.org) named Ernie Scheidemann (president), Art Bookbinder (vice president), Marv Lader (treasurer) and David Weigel (secretary) as its 2013 officers. Named as directors for 2013 were Suzana Tanimoto-Ginsberg, Fred Brown, Stephen Schwartz, Barrett Ginsberg, Charles Thomson and Kathleen Peck.
  • April 11-17, 2013 Florida Weekly page A11. A State of vision license plate benefits Lighthouse of Collier featured.
  • April 11, 2013 Naples Daily News, United Way features LOC in their article http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/apr/11/editorial-united-way-is-working-for-and-because/
  • April 17, 2013 Moorings Park adult living facility presentation. 10 in attendance.
  • April 18, 2013 The League Club briefcase breakfast. Grant check presentation to Lighthouse of Collier for technology and training materials, $5,000. 160 in attendance (20 tables of 8 each).
  • April 20, 2013 Children’s event at The von Liebig Art Center, pinch pots. 15 in attendance.
  • April 23, 2013 Community Foundation of Collier County, Special events seminar.
  • April 25, 2013 Florida Weekly page A17-Nonprofits Earn League Club’s Grants-Lighthouse of collier featured.
  • April 26, 2013 News Press Coastal Life magazine pages 16-21. Ray of Light article featuring Lighthouse of Collier. Nonprofit helps those with visual impairments learn to live independently…View the complete article at http://www.news-press.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/201304260110/COASTAL_LIFE/304260007
  • April 26, 2013 Community Foundation of Collier County and United Way of Collier County host a service provider recognition lunch at The Naples Hilton-invite only, 35 in attendance.
  • March 2013 Featured in DBS’s Visionary newsletter, Lighthouse Students Created Valentine’s Day Collages.
  • January-March 2013 Naples Health magazine, page 41.
  • Forever Young, page 56.
  • March 2013 Chamber’s Business Currents magazine pages 41 and 44. LLOC earns 3 year accreditation, A Sate of Vision license plate benefits LOC and Schlehr joins LOC.
  • March 5 Naples Daily News, page 8D, Wild joins Lighthouse of Collier.
  • March 7-13, Florida Weekly page A14, A State of Vision license plate benefits Lighthouse of Collier.
  • March 7, RSVP meeting with Steve Smith regarding volunteers.
  • March 12, United Way agency meeting – 36 in attendance.
  • March 14, Combined Fund Federal application submitted.
  • March 14-20, Florida Weekly, page A24, A State of Vision license plate benefits LOC.
  • March 18, NCEF check presentation at Bay colony – 250 in attendance.
  • March 18, Naples Daily News, http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/mar/18/naples-wine-festival-sponsors-award-13m-grants-cha/
  • March 21-27, Florida Weekly, page A12, A State of Vision license plate benefits LOC.
  • March 23-Children’s program at Earth & Fire plus talking Easter egg hunt – 11 in attendance.
  • March 24, LOC participates in Retina Consultants symposium at the Naples Hilton – 500 in attendance.
  • March 25, Naples Daily News. Talking Easter eggs? http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/mar/25/talking-easter-eggs-9578/
  • March 28-April 3, Florida Weekly, page A24, A State of Vision license plate benefits LOC.
  • March 30, Dr. Gartner uses LOC Center to see patients.
  • February 21, 2013, Gulfshore Business Daily, WILD JOINS CENTER FOR BLINDNESS AND VISION LOSS Lighthouse of Collier Inc.’s Center for Blindness and Vision Loss added Sue Wild to its team as a certified vision rehabilitation therapist. She will be responsible for helping the blind regain their independence through daily living skills, coping with vision loss, safely navigating and outreaching programs.
  • February 20, 2013, Naplesnews.com, Sue Wild joins Lighthouse of Collier. http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/feb/20/sue-wild-joins-lighthouse-of-collier-9307/
  • February 11, 2013 Lighthouse of Collier attends Hadley School for the Blind Outstanding Veteran Award
    http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/feb/11/hadley-school-for-the-blind-presents-outstanding-v
  • February 8, 2013, Gulfshore Business Daily, An orange, yellow and blue Florida license plate with a symbolic lighthouse and the wording “A State of Vision,” is available for purchase at tag agencies, tax collector’s offices and state motor vehicle offices. Upon purchase, $25 goes to support Lighthouse of Collier, whose mission is to promote the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of programs and services which foster independence and enhance the quality of life for the blind, visually impaired and their caregivers. Information is available at www.lighthouseofcollier.org
  • February 7, 2013, “A State of Vision” Florida License Plate Benefits Lighthouse of Collier, Inc
    http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/feb/07/a-state-of-vision-florida-license-plate-benefits-l
  • February 5, 2013, Naplesnews.com, Community Foundation of Collier County announces grant recipients. http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/feb/05/community-foundation-announces-grant-recipients/
  • February 2013, Business Currents, page 41, features Business Briefs, Lighthouse of Collier Gingerbread House making party.
  • January 30, 2013 Gulfshore Business Daily, SCHLEHR JOINS LIGHTHOUSE. Kaitie Schlehr has joined Lighthouse of Collier Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss (www.lighthouseofcollier.org), as a case manager.  She graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and is planning on pursuing a master’s degree in social work at Florida Gulf Coast University.
  • January 29, 2013, Naplesnews.com, Katie Schlehr joins Lighthouse of Collier.  http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/jan/29/kaitie-schlehr-joins-lighthouse-of-collier-9105
  • January 24-30, 2013, Naples Florida Weekly, page A33, Lighthouse of Collier accredited for 3 years.
  • January 22, 2013 LIGHTHOUSE OF COLLIER, INC. EARNS 3 YEAR ACCREDITATION
    http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/jan/22/lighthouse-of-collier-inc-earns-3-year-accreditati
  • January 17-23, 2013, Naples Florida Weekly, page A13, Naples Museum of Art shares vision with the visually impaired.
  • January 3-9, 2013, Naples Florida Weekly, page A6, features Lighthouse of Collier Art Bookbinder, founding member and vice president on board of directors.
  • January/February 2013, Here’s to your Health, page 9.
  • January-March 2013, Naples Health, page 41.
  • 2013 Resource Health Guide, Here’s to your Health, page 36.

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