The 8th annual Block Party benefiting Neighborhood Health Clinic patients was held on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Highlighted by a casually chic reception and silent auction, elegant seated dinner and entertainment by Cahlua and Cream, the Block Party’s theme was It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and will evoked the small town charm and attitude of community caring.
During the cocktail hour, guests were offered an opportunity to participate in the Grand Prize Drawing and the winner of the $10,000 prize was announced after dinner. Then, after viewing “Hope & Healing”, a documentary of the Neighborhood Health Clinic told through the eyes of the patients, guests participated in an innovate Save-a-Life Campaign, which generated over $225,000.
We would like to acknowledge and thank the following … Read more...Read More
Claudia was born in Mexico and was a self-employed housekeeper in the Naples area when she first came to the Neighborhood Health Clinic because of a recurring pain in her left breast. After extensive testing and consultations, Clinic doctors ordered a mammography and ultrasound. Within a few days Claudia’s worst fears were confirmed . . . her diagnosis was breast cancer. She had never been so afraid in all her life, not only for herself but for her children.
Claudia’s first concern was how she was going to care for her children. Would she have enough energy left after treatment to take care them? Claudia was also looking for someone to help her understand her diagnosis and help explain what chemotherapy and radiation treatment meant for her recovery.
Soon after Claudia’s diagnosis she met Ann, … Read more...Read More
The Neighborhood Health Clinic is honored to have had Mr. Louis Nelson, international designer and visionary, create the donor appreciation wall. The art work displayed in the front foyer consists of copper plaques woven into a copper grid frame. The construction of the donor wall was underwritten by Clinic donors Mr. and Mrs. Vince Foglia and Mr. and Mrs. John J. McDonough.
Among his many accomplishments, Mr. Nelson designed the 164-foot mural wall for the Korean War Veterans Memorial on our Nation’s Mall in Washington D.C. He has created, among other things, the stations murals for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey PATH Stations, and has added clarity to information systems at places like New York’s JFK International Airport, the transit centers at the World Trade Center and the site of Ground … Read more...Read More