Collier County Events/Trainings – October 2016

baby%20fair%20flyer%2010%202016%20%28002%29Baby Fair – Saturday, October 1st  8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

NCH North Naples Hospital

Brookdale Center

All  new parents, parents to be, and those considering pregnancy


3rd Annual Big Bus Event in Immokalee/ Ciclovia – Saturday, October 1st 10:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This free health fair and public awareness campaign is geared towards providing opportunities for individuals and families to receive certain health services and information.   Eight big buses will be on site to provide health services to those who visit.  Over 50 additional agencies will be providing free health services and information as well.

Immokalee Office

419 North First Street

Immokalee, FL 34142

Attached is the flyer


11th Annual United Way Run & Walk 4 The Way 5K – Saturday, October 1st

North Collier Regional Park

5k Run Begins at  7:30 AM

1.2 Miles Walk Begins at 7:45 AM

Runners will receive a same day admission pass to Sun-N-Fun park, race shirt, and EARN a finisher medal

Walkers will receive a same day admission pass to Sun-N-Fun park and a race shirt

For more information please go to their website


Poison Control Center – Free Training – Opportunities for Prevention

Wednesday Oct 5th, 2016   1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Florida Department of Health in Collier County (3339 Tamiami Trail East – Room 206)

This program has been approved for 2.0 Contact Hours by the Florida Department of Health Collier County, an approved provider of contact hours by the Board of Nursing, provider number NEC2724

Facilitator: Wendy Stephan, MPH, CHES from the Florida Poison Control  Center

For more information please contact:

Mary Ann McCarty, RN.

Florida Department of Health in Collier County



Pool & Spa Safety Checklist Free Training for First Responders

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 -1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

North Collier Fire District (1885 Veterans Park Dr)

RSVP – Paula DiGrigoli 239-537-3436

“The Pool and Spa Safety Educators program includes the tools to train firefighters regarding backyard pool and spa safety so they can educate the public and perform voluntary safety checks of home pool and spa installations, ensuring their communities are as safe as possible regarding water safety. This program will give the fire department  tools and actionable data to help make the families in Collier County safer.  The training will give the station chiefs the ability to scale the program and sustain the effort for years to come.” Mario Vittone will be conducting this training. Mario is a national wide expert in maritime operations with a focus on safety, security, and rescue.


Pilot Club of Naples – Trick or Treat…Trick or Treat – Family Event

Sunday, October 16th from 3-5 p.m.

Wear your costume . . . .Form a Team. . .All ages are welcome. . .

Walk 1 Mile Around the Lake or Twice – 2 miles.

North Collier Regional Park, 15000 Livingston Road


Drug Exposed Newborn Committee Meeting
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from  8:30am-9:30am at NCH Birthing Center 11190 Health Park Blvd – OB Conference Room For more information please contact:
Melanie Black Amato
Collier County Community Outreach Liaison
(239) 273-4823


NCH Safe & Healthy Children’s Coalition -Collier County Drowning Prevention Meeting

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 Avow Hospice Home (1095 Whippoorwill Ln)

Third Thursday of the Month from 8:30 a.m. -10:00 a.m.


Never Forget – Butterfly Release – Remembering those babies lost from SIDS and Unsafe Sleep Practices 

Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
NCH Garden of Hope and Courage
1177 3rd Street South
Also here is the flyer on how to get the Pack n Plays Healthy Start has available.


North Collier Fire Department Annual Costume Party & Open House

Saturday, October 29th, 2019

5- 8 p.m.  Fire Station 45 1885 Veterans Park Dr.


Children’s Dentistry of Naples – 5th Annual Cash for Candy

November 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 7th, 2016

Children’s Dentistry of Naples will be collecting Halloween candy at $1 per pound.  All candy collected will be donated to American       troops that are serving overseas. Children’s Dentistry of Naples will also  Be donating matching funds to C’mom!




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