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Medicine Cabinet Campaign
posted on: April 21, 2014
posted by: Naples Alliance for Children

Do you have leftover or unwanted medicine at home? Here is information about how to properly and safely dispose of those medicines.Operation Medicine Cabinet and other collection programs protect our children, our water and our food supplies, and decrease prescription drug abuse by making it easier for you to properly dispose of unused or expired medication.Bring your expired, unused, or unwanted medication to the Naples Recycling Center and the Solid Waste Management Department will ensure that it is disposed of properly. No controlled substances can be accepted. Simply place your medications still in original container (black out your name from label, but leave name of medication on label) into the pharmaceutical disposal container at the recycling center.  Click Here for Collier County, Florida information

Collier County
Marco Island Recycling Drop-Off Center
990 Chalmer Drive (corner of Chalmer Drive and East Elkcam Circle)
Phone: 239-252-5153
Open Tuesday – Saturday 8:30 -11am, 12:00 – 4:30pm

Naples Recycling Drop-Off Center
2640 Enterprise Ave. West (off Airport Road on north side of Naples Airport)
Phone: 239-643-3099
Open Tuesday through Saturday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

North Collier Recycling Drop-Off Center
9950 Goodlette Frank Road North
Phone: 239-252-8617
Open Tuesday – Saturday 8:30 -11am, 12:00 – 4:30pm




Arthrex Named NAFC Family Friendly Business of 2014 and Youth Haven Receives the Family Friendly 2014 Innovative Award
posted on: April 08, 2014
posted by: Naples Alliance for Children

Family Friendly Log

ARTHREX was named the NAFC Family Friendly Business of the Year 2014 at the Naples Alliance for Children Celebration Dinner, April 7.  Their outstanding ability to mix traditional and innovative ways to help their employees  balance the needs of their families with the demands of their jobs along with presenting opportunities to help the greater Collier County Community earned them this special recognition.

Youth Haven received special recognition in the 2014 Family Friendly Business  Innovative Award category for their low cost innovative programs that offer their employees a happy family friendly workplace.

Local businesses that exemplify a family friendly workplace by meeting some or all of the established criteria receive the 2014 NAFC Family Friendly Business designation. Plaques were presented to all the designees at the seventeenth annual NAFC Celebration Dinner.

The following businesses exemplify a family friendly workplace
Numbers designate years of recognition

Arthrex, Inc.  5

Artis-Naples (Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts)  11

Bank of America-US Trust  13

Bigham Jewelers  1

Bonita Bay Club  1 

Brown & Brown Benefits  16

City of Naples  16

Collier Child Care Resources, Inc.  5

Collier County Clerk of the Circuit Court  14 

Collier County Government   15

Collier County Health Department  15

Collier County Public Schools   11

Collier County Sheriff’s Office  16

Community Foundation of Collier County  13

Conservancy of Southwest Florida  16

David Lawrence Center  13

Fifth Third Bank of Florida  16

First National Bank of the Gulf Coast 1

Naples Daily News  12 

NCH Healthcare System  16

Northern Trust Bank  16

Quarles & Brady  16

Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA)  16

Robert of Philadelphis  2 

Shelter for Abused Women and Children 1

YMCA of the Palms  10

Youth Haven  5

The Naples Alliance for Children encourages and recognizes employers who have workplace policies and programs that assist employees to take an active part in raising their children. 

“Call 649-5260 for information

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