News from Our Center for Blindness & Vision Loss in Naples FL

Jennifer Nieves, Phyllis Dratnol, Stephany Estremadoiro, and Misty Phillips

Staff News and Notes

Two staff became certified! Congratulations to Jennifer Nieves and Phyllis Dratnol whom both are now Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapists (CVRT). Stephany Estremadoiro promoted to Intake Specialist Stephany Estremadoiro has been promoted to Intake Specialist (also known as Case Manager). She is responsible for the initial contact with the potential client, and for conducting a detailed…
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Summer Camp sign

Summer Camp Registration Now Open!

Lighthouse of Collier’s annual summer camps are approaching! The Children’s Summer Camp will be hosted virtually June 14 through July 2, MWF 9am – 2pm. The camp will consist of daily career presentations from guest speakers, as well as cooking, and arts and crafts, activities with an “Around the World” theme. The goal of the…
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Lighthouse of Collier adds to 2 new board members

Lighthouse of Collier is pleased to announce the addition of 2 new members to the Board of Directors. Eloy Ricardo Fire Chief, North Collier Directs North Collier Fire’s all-hazards response efforts. A fundamental element to Ricardo’s management style is the Service First philosophy that guides him in all aspects of his personal and professional life…
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Entering next phase in office re-opening on April 5, 2021

Lighthouse of Collier will be entering the next phase of re-opening the office. On April 5, 2021, we will begin to host small groups in the office, as well as one-on-one appointments. Please contact the office in order to reserve your spot for the group classes as there will be a five-person maximum. For those…
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Joe Meade

Joe Meade received the Art & Sue Bookbinder Award

At Dining in the Dark on March 24, 2021, Joe Meade received the Art & Sue Bookbinder award. This award recognizes individuals or companies that go above and beyond in multiple ways to support our mission, our work and our clients. There is not a more committed person to helping others and giving back to…
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Lighthouse of Collier Staff at the Dining in the Dark event

Dining In The Dark – What an evening!

The 2021 Virtual Dining in the Dark event in support of Lighthouse of Collier was a tremendous success! You can view the program here if you missed it or just want to view it again. Dining in the Dark is a unique dining event meant to offer an immersive experience into a world of smell,…
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Seeing Beyond Blindness Coffee Table Book on wood table

Seeing Beyond Blindness

PERFECT GIFT FOR THE HOLIDAYS – SEEING BEYOND BLINDNESS – Lighthouse of Collier is excited to share our newest publication, Seeing Beyond Blindness. This 11×13″ coffee table book is a collection of Lighthouse of Collier client success stories. Written by staff members, each retelling is a reflection of the special relationships our team develops with…
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