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New Friendship Health Clinic Collier Executive Director Allie Krider-Harrison:  Check out her Blogpost and Podcast
Allie Krider-Harrison, new Executive Director of the Friendship Health Clinic of Collier County, introduces the clinic's  programs and services and exciting projects underway. Read her post on our blog, beawarebettercare.com and listen to an interview with her by Skip Cohen on our podcast on  Ten Minutes of Friendship. 
Allie Krider-Harrison Named Executive Director of the Friendship Health Clinic Collier

Allie Krider-Harrison has recently joined the Friendship Health Clinic as Executive Director. As the administrator of the operation, she will be responsible for day-to-day operations, outreach, fund development and community partnerships. Krider-Harrison, originally from Fort Lauderdale holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Science Administration ...

Going to the Chapel Oct. 27 in Naples Benefits Friendship Health Clinic
Join us Monday, Oct. 27, from 6-10 p.m. at the historic Chapel Grill, 811 Seventh Avenue South in Naples  for an evening  to benefit the Friendship Centers Health Clinic Naples. Your support will help the clinic to continue to provide older older adults in Collier County of limited financial means with access to much-needed medical and dental care. Register online.
Discover the Wild Side of Florida with Your Grandchildren this Summer

Looking for an exciting and meaning way to spend time with your grandchildren this summer? The Road Scholar program coordinated by the Friendship Centers may have the answer. DISCOVER THE WILD SIDE OF FLORIDA June 22-27, (Program #17355)  is an intergenerational adventure intended for grandparents and grandchildren 9 - 12 years of a...

Giving Challenge May 6-7: Kids of Yesterday Find Friendship for a Lifetime
DONATE NOW Remember what it was like when you were a kid? Now flash forward and think of what that "kid of yesterday" can look forward to in the second half of life. With your help The Friendship Centers will be here for the "Kids of Yesterday" providing "Friendship for a Lifetime" for generations to come.  Take a moment to make an online donation of $25 to the Friendship Centers between noon May 6 and noon May 7 for the 2014 Giving Challenge. 
Earl Grey on the Fairway High Tea Luncheon April 17
Join us for the second annual High Tea Event, "Earl Grey on the Fairway" luncheon to benefit the Friendship Centers Living Room Adult Day Service program in Lee County. It will be held April 17 at Club Renaissance in Fort Myers. The program includes speakers on wellness and tips for caregivers, a fashion show and silent auction accompanied by a scrumptious luncheon with savory treats to enjoy. Tickets are $35. Reserve yours by calling 239.275.1881. 

The fifth annual Madcap  - “Musicale and Musings” March 4 at the Friendship Center in Sarasota was a sold-out event, with the largest attendance ever. Guests were treated to eclectic mix of entertainment. The décor featured modern and antique musical instruments, sheet music, literature and art, accented by dramatic lighting...

Senior Friendship Centers is extending its support for caregivers through "Ten Minutes With Paula,"  a series of programs available at any time on Blogtalkradio.com. Hosted by Skip Cohen, the program looks at topics to help caregivers everywhere deal with the daily challenges of caring for a loved one.
Caregiving can be an all-consuming responsibility. In the newest episode of "Ten Minutes with Paula," special guest Jane Johnson explains the importance of getting a break from caregiving to preserve one's health and well-being.

Senior Friendship Centers' first volunteer, was instrumental in the evolution of the organization. She died March 16, 2013, in Sarasota. To read more about her, and her role at Senior Friendship Centers, read by Sarasota Herald Tribune writer Barbara Peters-Smith published on March 21, 2013, here.  A reception to honor her memory will be he...

Members of The Friendship Health Clinic Local Leadership Board oversee local marketing and public relations, fundraising, and clinic operations.  Chairman: Carl Westman, GrayRobinson, PA, Naples James Kauffman, Naples Wayne Mullican, Naples Arnold Lerner, Naples Cherry Smith, Northern Trust, Naples Dr. Perr...

Hunger is a very real issue for many older adults in Southwest Florida. Friendship Centers Executive Director Nancy Green-Irwin of Lee County offers insight into the needs of older adults in this article publisehd in the Fort Myers News-Press Dec.16.

Save money, get a great discount at Macy's and help Senior Friendship Centers. It's easy. Learn more here.

Jim Duval to Chair Seventh Annual Swinging With Friends Golf Tournament Sept. 22
Popular Golf Pro Jim Duval will chair the Seventh Annual Swinging With Friends Golf Tournament to benefit Senior Friendship Centers Venice Campus on Saturday Sept. 22 at Plantation Golf and Country Club. 
Life can catch you unprepared. Whether it's a medical emergency, a hurricane or other disaster, having a plan, and having your information in order should an emergency arise can make all the difference in the world. 
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