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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Lascheids Receive Hodges University 2012 Humanitarians of the Year Award

Hodges University is proud to honor Dr. William and Nancy Lascheid as its 2012 Humanitarians of the Year. The Lascheids are being recognized for their support of the community, for fostering hope in those afflicted by despair, for proving that the promise of tomorrow’s future never means forsaking the past, and for demonstrating the degree to which a couple can make a positive difference when times most demand it.

Hodges University, founded in 1990, has emerged as one of Florida’s leading institutions of higher learning and has been recognizing individuals who exemplify the spirit of benevolence and public service in its community since 1997.  The Lascheids join a growing list of those honored for their philanthropic endeavors in our community.  For a full list of previous recipients please visit the Hodges University Website.

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Introducing: The Guild

Do you want to volunteer with a dynamic group of women? Would you like to introduce others to the Neighborhood Health Clinic? Does the Clinic’s mission (healthcare for low income, working but uninsured Collier County adults) resonate with you?
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First-Ever VIP Patron Party

The first-ever VIP Patron Party for Sponsors of the 9th Annual Block Party was held on February 8, 2012 thanks to our hosts, the Walker Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.  This event was held at the von Liebig Art Center to honor Platinum, Gold and Silver Sponsors.

Guests included Platinum Sponsor Arthrex, Inc.; Gold Sponsors Physicians Regional Health Systems and Shep, Gail & Robert Tober, M.D.; and Silver Sponsors Chico’s, Naples Daily News, Naples Illustrated, Northern Trust and WAVV Radio.

Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the outdoor patio, the current exhibit at the von Liebig Art Center, music by Boyd Baker, and a beautiful southwest Florida evening

The Neighborhood Health Clinic extends a warm “Thank You” to the Walker Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney for a fantastic evening.

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Quit Smoking Now (QSN) Training Session

All volunteers are invited to join us at the Quit Smoking Now (QSN) Training Session on Tuesday, January 17, 2012.  Please RSVP to Jane Johanas at djjohanos@scicable.com.

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You are invited to the 2012 Block Party

The Neighborhood Health Clinic and Presenting Patrons, Mr. and Mrs. Vince Foglia, invite you to the Block Party, the Party with a Purpose – to Save Lives. The 9th Annual Block Party will be held at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club on Saturday, February 18, 2012.

The event features a cocktail reception, sit-down dinner and entertainment by popular local duo Cahlua and Cream, as well as an innovative “Save-a-Life” campaign. Additionally, the Grand Prize Drawing winner will be announced and one lucky ticket holder will be awarded $10,000 cash. Proceeds from the event benefit the patients of the Neighborhood Health Clinic.

The Block Party is being chaired by Kelly Richardson, Investment Associate and Registered Representative with Northern Trust, and a dedicated volunteer at the Neighborhood Health Clinic. “We want to create an intimate … Read more...

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Post-Holiday Stress

The holiday season can be a chance to relax and celebrate with the people you love but can also be very taxing. Post-holiday stress can linger long after the presents are opened and the decorations taken down. Build up of stress can cause physical and mental issues that do not automatically disappear on January 1.

Stress is the physical and emotional reaction of demanding situations, obligations and changes. It is necessary for survival, motivating individuals to complete tasks but over time, excessive stress can become a threat to one’s immune system and overall mental and physical well-being.

Those lower in socioeconomic status, such as the patients at the Neighborhood Health Clinic, tend to face greater stressors including constant shortage of money, dangerous or unhealthy living situations, and the overall feeling of not being in control … Read more...

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The Neighborhood Health Clinic selected to participate in the School “Giver” Program

The Neighborhood Health Clinic is one of three charities that the fourth grade students at Calusa Park, Lely, Golden Terrace, Lake Park, and Royal Palm Elementary Schools can donate to during the 2011-2012 school year. If selected by the students, 100% of the student and community partner donations for that class will go directly to the Neighborhood Health Clinic. This is the fourth consecutive year the Clinic has been invited to participate in the program.

Although a committee selects the charities that can potentially be chosen, the students ultimately make the final decision on which one to support. The Neighborhood Health Clinic has been a popular choice, being selected to receive donations each year of participation.

Beginning January 2, 2012 through February 10, 2012, students are encouraged to bring change and hold mini-fundraisers. Students raise … Read more...

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The Neighborhood Health Clinic Introduces “The Guild”

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Dr. Morantz honored as a member of the Men of Distiction Class of 2012

The Education Foundation of Collier County’s Men of Distinction Award honors men for their dedication and philanthropic service to the Collier County community. The Neighborhood Health Clinic would like to congratulate Dr. Robert Morantz, member of the Clinic’s Board of Directors, for being among the 10 men honored in 2012.

Dr. Morantz joined the Neighborhood Health Clinic as a volunteer physician seeing patients with neurological conditions. Three and a half years later he joined the Board of Directors. “I agreed to join because I believed it would allow me to have an effect on the policies and functions of the Clinic”, states Dr. Morantz.

Studies have shown that lifestyle choices are the single largest determinant of health status. Although he felt the Clinic was doing a great job of treating patients, Dr. Morantz felt there … Read more...

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