Dogged Determination

  DOG & STYLE Tony Wakefield-Jones           Dear Tony: You previously mentioned a family dog named Zoey who is no longer living with you. Is there more to this story? Holly G. Romeo, MI Dear Miss Holly Though I never knew Zoey personally, I have certainly heard the stories. Zoey, described by my daddies as “a […]

The Canary Test

Artful Life Tara O’Neill Artists are the canaries in the economic coal mine. When the financial world starts to wobble art is the first to get sliced from budgets: federal & state budgets, school budgets, and, of course, individual budgets. Individuals will pass over that original work of art, those theater seats and concert tickets; public funding is gone, or […]

Post Office Goes Pink

By Natalie Strom “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” The inscription on the James Farley Post Office in New York City should be painted onto the Ochopee Post Office after torrential downpours almost cancelled its party to paint the Post Office pink. In honor […]

Get Your Pink On

By Randall Kenneth Jones Though many in Collier County may have already found their way into the beautiful Clive Daniel Home showroom in Naples, chances are their previous visits did not include joining hundreds of their friends and neighbors for DJ music, prizes, giveaways, refreshments, and yes, complimentary health screenings. However, on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 from 6 to 9 […]

3rd Annual Dig Pink

By Coastal Breeze News Staff On October 17 at 6:30 pm, Lely High School will host its 3rd Annual Dig Pink Match. This year the Trojans will play the Stingrays of Seacrest Country Day in what has become the biggest game of the season. In 2010, more than 500 people attended the match and over $1000 was raised. Last fall, […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Curves

By Coastal Breeze News Staff Throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Curves fitness centers in the U.S. will focus on raising awareness about the life-saving importance of risk management, early detection and early treatment of breast cancer. Because women can help reduce their risk for breast cancer by staying in good health, Curves clubs nationwide, including Curves of Marco […]

Relay For Life

By Jane A. Marlowe The Marco Island Unit of the American Cancer Society hosted the first meeting of the committee planning the Relay For Life of Marco Island which will be held at Charter Middle School on Saturday and Sunday, April 13-14, 2013. Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition, defines RELAY as a number of persons who relieve others in […]

It’s no longer IF we will need to fight, but WHEN we will need to fight…CANCER

By Chef Annie and Family Mangos Dockside Bistro at The Esplanade This week, my second sister, Tami, age 49, was diagnosed with cancer. The mass is pushing up against her heart and arteries to her neck. Tests are being completed to determine where the cancer starts and to put a plan of “attack” in place. Five years ago my sister […]

Cancer Resources Are Local and Free

By Danielle Dodder “Thanks to Relay for Life, all of the services we offer here on Marco are free.” Wendy Rivera is the administrative assistant for the Marco chapter of the American Cancer Society. Rivera is proud that the Marco Relay teams raised $216,139.06 last year, ranking them sixth in the state, and she wants to emphasize that those funds […]

Mammo Bus Stops in Naples

By Natalie Strom Support your breasts with more than just your bra! With Breast Cancer Awareness Month in full swing, the Post Offices of Collier and Lee Counties are making it easier for women to take that first step in breast health. Throughout the month, Radiology Regional’s Mobile Mammogram Bus will be stopping at local Post Offices offering quick and […]