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George McLaughlin, Member of Marketing and Strategic

george mclaughlin pic 150x200Mr. George McLaughlin is an international business executive with outstanding leadership ability. His broad experience encompasses all facets of management including CEO positions of large and mid-size corporations.

He attended graduate school in the United States at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York and J.L. Kellogg School Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois as well as in Europe at Isead in Fontainebleau, France.

Mr. McLaughlin is active on several local community boards.

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Kitty Sachs, Member-at-Large, Member of Strategic and Policy

Mrs. Sachs has been instrumental as a volunteer at the Neighborhood Health Clinic. In addition to being a valuable Board Member, Mrs. Sachs is the head of the intake counseling department for the Clinic. As head of intake, Mrs. Sachs works with potential patients as well as current patients on all of their continual requirements needed to be a qualified patient of the Clinic. Mrs. Sachs has been involved with the Clinic for over 10 years.… Read more...

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Penny Lauer, Member of Development

penny lauer picMs. Lauer is a novelist, motivational speaker, and has designed a series of workshops for writing memoirs. After graduating from Ohio University, she pursued careers as a teacher, flight attendant for Pan American and a banker. She served as President of the women’s guilds for the Cleveland Salvation Army and the Cleveland Ballet as well as serving on the executive committee of the Columbus Junior League and board member of the Cleveland Ballet. She presently serves on the Development Committee for the College of Arts and Sciences of her alma mater. Ms. Lauer continues her community and charitable efforts in Naples and has served as the President of the Women’s Guild for the Shelter for Abused Women and Children and is on The Shelter’s Mentoring Committee. She is a member of the Women’s Guild of … Read more...

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Robert Meli, MD, Member of the Medical Committee

Dr. Robert Meli is an MD with a residency in Diagnostic Radiology. He is President of Naples Radiologists and a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Meli has practiced Radiology in Naples since 1974. In addition to the Neighborhood Health Clinic, he is on the Boards of SunTrust Banks and Naples Diagnostic Imaging Centers.… Read more...

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Robert Payne, DDS Member of Strategic and Medical

Dr. Robert Payne, a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery, has maintained a private dental practice in Naples for over thirty years. He is a graduate of Ohio State University and served his residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He is past president of the Collier County Dental Association and served as Chief of Staff of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at NCH healthcare System.

He is married with two children. His hobbies include running, boating, scuba diving and underwater photography.

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Janet Vasey, Vice Treasurer, Member of Finance

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janet-vasey-croppedMrs. Vasey has been a resident of Collier County for 25 years.  She has an extensive background in financial management and held the position of Director of Program Analysis and Review for the Assistant Secretary of the Army where she was a civilian employee for 20 years.  Mrs. Vasey earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Rice University and her Master’s degree in Public Financial Management from American University.  Since moving to Naples with her husband, Dennis, Mrs. Vasey has been active in a variety of homeowner and Collier County advisory committees, as well as civic, political and social organizations.  Mrs. Vasey joined the Neighborhood Health Clinic in 2013 to serve on the finance committee and was elected to the board in 2014.… Read more...

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Block Party 2015 Photo Gallery

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In Honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week

Neighborhood Health Clinic Volunteers are invited to attend! Hope to see you there!

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Salute to Eileen

Eileen Iaizzo loves this Clinic.  It shows when she gives a potential volunteer “the tour.”  The entire community could feel that love and support in every one of the many Letters to the Editor she penned to the Naples Daily News.

As the Clinic’s Volunteer Volunteer recruiter and coordinator, Eileen has been sharing the Clinic’s mission and story since the Grand Central Station days.  She started out in the medication room, requesting medications for patients and contacting the pharmaceutical companies the old fashioned way with paper and pencil.

Her “salary” was increased when she began coordinating the volunteer program, including recruiting and training prospective volunteers.  The Clinic is known for its strong volunteer support and we can thank Eileen for her role in creating that reality.  It is our great loss that Eileen is stepping … Read more...

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Swan Song

My Goodness, this has been hard to write!  I gave notice at the Clinic that I would be leaving Oct. 17 and was asked to write a short article about my experiences at the Clinic and honestly I have been thinking about it since.  Where do I begin?

After thirteen years of being involved and eight of those years as Volunteer Volunteer Coordinator, I have wonderful memories about the growth of the Clinic, the people I have met, the success of the Mission and the Founding Volunteers, medical and non-med, because it took people from all professions to make the Clinic work.  One of my remarks during a potential volunteer tour is, “The walls are painted with miracles”, and I go on to explain how the current building came to be, how it was furnished … Read more...

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