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Fall Spaghetti Squash & Sausages

My Heart Beat

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The Scent of Something Sneaky

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Author: Gail E. Hedrick - Book Review

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Propioception (pro-pree-o-sep-shen)

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How Can I Be Happy? Fall Spaghetti Squash & Sausages

Austin Begins a New School Year

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12 Steps to a Good Night's Sleep

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Fall Adventure Alaskan Style

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Letter from the Editor

I love when Summer moves into Fall! The weather in Florida becomes cooler and the red maple trees' leaves change colors. In the stores all the decorations are out for autumn and pumpkin pie is beginning to be a desire of my heart! There is something magical about warm pumpkin pie with whipped cream. Another thing that is exciting about Fall in Naples is that several of my family members return to Florida. My in-laws and my Aunt Suzie will be joining the many snowbirds that enjoy the winter months in the tropics. This month please enjoy many heartfelt stories and a great giveaway from HipFits.com. We will be using rafflecopter to give away one fashionable dress clip to accessorize your backpack. Learn more on the Hearbeat blog about HipFits. Be a contributor or advertise with us, visit our website or send us an email at info@heartbeatmag.com! With love, Nicole Flothe

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This month's cover features a fall landscape photo of Cooper Landing, Alaska taken by photographer Glenn Flothe. You can feel the crispness of the air and the colors of the trees are changing to reflect the beginning of the season.

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by Lee Heyward

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For today's Style Inspiration I have a funny story for you... It's about someone I call the Bird Shit Lawyer. A few years ago, my husband and I refinanced our home. The attorney we used for this showed up at our house to complete the paperwork. He parked his car in our driveway and within the first few seconds of seeing it my perception of him was formed. Right then and there I was skeptical of his expertise, I knew I would never use him again, and I was certain I wouldn’t refer him to anyone. And there was only one reason why. His car was completely covered in bird shit. You’ll have to pardon my French but a car covered in “poo” just doesn’t have the same impact. It’s not every day that someone arrives to your house with a car that looks like it’s been attacked by pterodactyl poop—so I had to know why. The story goes that there is a tree in his driveway where a ton of birds live and poop on his car on a daily basis. Sure that sucks…but here’s the thing, there are at least 3 car washes within 5 miles of my house. It would have been pretty easy to run through one of those before meeting with a new client. And if he had, I would probably remember his name, the firm he works for, and might actually send more business his way. Instead, I only

remember his car. This guy didn’t take the time to attend to a minor detail—which has nothing to do with whether or not he’s a good lawyer. But because of that I can’t imagine that he’s going to take the time to attend to the details that will make him a good lawyer for me. This is the power of first impressions...it’s super easy to wash your car in order to form an impression that’s going to create a lifelong client. It’s also super easy to dress in a way that makes you feel authentic and attracts the right clients. The best part is that it’s just a decision. You decide to put on what feels comfortable—or you can put on what feels and looks great and gets you business! I vote for the latter! :-) The bird shit lawyer chose not to pay attention to a small detail like his car. It’s my hope that this story gives you a little giggle and inspires you to ask what perception do you create when you meet a new or potential customer. Are they clamoring to know more about you and how you can help them? Or, are they never going to remember your name?

The Children's Fashion Blog Outfit and Kids' Style Kids' fashion trends, unlike what it may seem, are constantly changing and they do not just follow women's fashion, reproducing colors and cuts. They create their own personal world where moms can find something unique and special for their children. MSGM Kids creates every year original garments, colorful and super fashionable, that we love. The fashion trends for our kids for this season have reserved a special Fiammisday.com place for BERMUDA SHORTS. Bermudas are Blogger Simona convenient, fun, fabulous and can easily replace from Florence, Italy the skirt. You can create the perfect look for any occasion. From kindergarden, to school, from a birthday party to an afternoon out with friends. MSGM Kids created them colorful, in neoprene (hooray), easy to clean and practically indestructible. During these days, a little hot, they will be nice with socks. In the middle of winter they will be perfect with tights. We have matched with this bermuda short a yellow sweater with a big heart that makes the look fun and cheerful. What, then, about the shoes? Love at first sight and, I confess, I’d like them for me too! What do you think of these kids' fashion trends? Here is Fiammetta with a MUST of the season and with her MSGM Kids look that, I already know, she’ll wear during all the winter season. HAVE A SPECIAL DAY!

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Recipe Corner

by Cheryl Flothe

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Fall conjures visions of pumpkins, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and SQUASH! Yes, squash---as we start noticing squash and pumpkins a lot more this time of year. Spaghetti squash comes in colors like orange, yellow, or ivory. When cooked, it turns into strands that resemble spaghetti, a healthy and delicious substitute for pasta. This appealing meal is elegant, quick, and easy to prepare. Included with crusty French bread and a salad, it should be filling for your family. Ingredients 1 small spaghetti squash (around 2 pounds) 3 Tbs. olive oil Salt and ground pepper 8 links Italian sausage of your choice (1-1/2 pounds) 1 red bell pepper, sliced thin 1 medium onion, halved and sliced thin 1 clove garlic, chopped Âź cup fresh parsley, chopped Parmesan cheese, freshly grated for topping

Directions 1. Cut squash in half, lengthwise, then scoop out seeds. 2. Place squash in microwave-safe bowl, cut side up. Sprinkle with 1 Tbs. each oil and water. Season with salt and pepper. 3. Tightly cover with microwave-safe plastic wrap, and microwave till tender, about 20 minutes. 4. Scoop flesh into a paper towel-lined colander, then use 2 forks to shred. 5. Heat a pan on medium, then brown sausages, turning till cooked, around 20 minutes. Keep sausages warm. 6. Heat pan to medium-high, adding last 2 Tbs. oil. Add pepper, onion, and 1 t. salt (or to taste); cooking till tender, about 5 minutes. 7. Add garlic, stirring and cooking until vegetables start to brown, around 4 minutes. 8. Toss in parsley and squash, seasoning with salt and pepper to taste. 9. Serve with sausages, sprinkling with grated parmesan cheese.

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My Heart Beats by Nicole Flothe I recently met a new friend on Facebook and asked her to share her story with my heartbeat connection readers. She runs a fan page on Facebook called My Heart Beats. Here is her story... How to survive life with humor My 1st journey started in 1996 when I noticed my eyesight was becoming blurry (like looking at life through cheesecloth). I contacted my opthamolgist and after a thorough examination, it was determined that my left optic nerve was swollen and hemorrhaging. In all of his years of practice, he had never seen this before. Within weeks, I was completely blind. After months of intense testing at our local hospital, UVA and John Hopkins, it was determined that I had Optic Neuritis, a not so well known disease that often leads to MS. As is sometimes the case, my vision slowly improved over the next 9 months. I was able to continue to work with the aid of magnifying glasses and many of my so called "seeing eye friends." I was unable to drive for 5 years (thanks to my many, many friends who drove "Miss Daisy" pretty much everywhere). Life went on and I adjusted. In 2008 I lost my job of 20 years (right when the stock market bottomed out). Then began my 2nd journey to reinvent myself and find a new job...but during that journey, I found myself in the hospital for a routine CAT scan that uncovered I had 2 blocked arteries in my heart . Journey #3...within 2 weeks, I had 2 stents and an ICD (implanted cardiac device). Those 2 weeks were scary as I had to be revived two separate times. Now back to journey #2...the job. After 15 months of unemployment and recovering from the surprise of my heart attack, I found a new job! Things calmed down and I was hoping my recurring journeys had finally come to an end. Revisit journey #1. One of the medications I was on for my heart caused my Optic Neuritis to flare up...my vision started fading again. As luck (or God) would have it, I visited a new opthamologist who had written a paper on my disease. One of my heart meds was causing my ON to flare. We changed the med, but my vision is what it is today. Even so, I am blessed to have some vision and to be able to continue to work. On July 4, 2010 approximately one year from my implant, I was out shopping when I felt a shock in my chest. At first I wasn’t sure if it came from my car door (I was loading packages into the back) or just what. Then I realized it was on my left side. My ICD had shocked me!!! And on the fourth of July of all days. After checking into the ER at the local hospital and having tests run, it was discovered that I was in congestive heart failure. Without that ICD, I might have died. I learned that not everything “shocking” was a bad thing. Two more weeks in the hospital and I added yet

another heart related disease to my growing list. My mother’s side of the family has rheumatoid arthritis. I was certain after inheriting my father’s family history of heart disease (I only have one living relative. The rest died of heart related illnesses) that I surely wouldn’t have to worry about that. But, alas, not the case. Although I don’t have rheumatoid, I do have severe osteoarthritis and am looking at surgery in both knees and my left hand (I had surgery on my right hand several years ago). So I begin a new journey soon – learning how to walk with “new and improved” knees. I figure pretty soon I’ll be a bionic woman! If you live long enough, you can have everything replaced and feel like a teenager again. Every day is interesting. I take it one day at a time and thank God for the will to do so. I know that I am truly blessed as I have many friends who have much more severe health issues than me. I’m pretty sure that I have a bigger purpose here on this planet. One, to educate people on heart disease, the risks and symptoms and how to prevent it. And two, to reassure people that having chronic illnesses is not a “life sentence.” You can do it. The beauty of mankind is our ability to adapt to change. Life is full of journeys! Nicole, thank you for the interest and for helping me spread the message that life is not perfect, but it is interesting. It’s just as easy to take a positive spin on things as it is to let negativity win. If you are doing everything you can in life, then you are going to be just fine. Take time to enjoy the beauty and roll with the bumps in the road. <3 Sincerely, Judy K. Jewell

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The Scent of Something Sneaky Book Review by Nicole Flothe

fourteen year old

My cousin, Gail Hedrick, has released another fantastic young teen mystery novel. I love sequels and finding out how the characters are moving along in their lives and what has been happening. I was captivated by her last novel Something Stinks and couldn't wait to find out the mystery. This second book has captured my interest in figuring out who is causing all the problems at the Inn! Here are a few highlights from the book that I enjoyed:

She sees mysteries everywhere. Neither of us spoke as we walked along, listening to the crickets and watching fireflies flit through the fir trees. Fir needles crunched under our feet, so it smelled like Christmas instead of early summer. Emily: I’d started a “stuff I learned this summer” list, and in my head I added, “You never know what the ground is hiding.” About the Author: Born and raised in Lansing and Gun Lake, Michigan; Gail and her younger brother, Dean, developed a love of books through trips to the public library. Next, Gail got the best job on earth, mom to Ben and Josh, and read to them every chance she could. This sparked the desire to learn about writing and she enrolled in courses from the Institute for Children’s Literature. She just intended to learn to write, but when the teacher encouraged submitting her first completed lesson to a magazine and it sold, Gail was hooked! Find out more about Gail and her writing at www.gailehedrick.com. To order books go to tumblehomelearning.com or Amazon.com

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Propioception by Jared Van Wagner Chiropractor From Latin proprius, meaning "one's own," "individual," and capio, capere, to take or grasp, is the sense of the relative position of neighbouring parts of the body and strength of effort being employed in movement. In humans, it is provided by proprioceptors in skeletal striated muscles (muscle spindles) and tendons (Golgi tendon organ) and the fibrous capsules in joints. These sensors give the brain vital information as to the stretch status is muscles, tendons, and joint capsules. What this means is you have the ability to know where your body's parts are in relationship to one another, and how flexed or extended they are. Your brain stores information about certain motion patterns that you perform, and you can train your proprioception to perform any movement repetitively. It is why once we learn how to ride a bike we can hop on years later, giving rise to the phrase "like riding a bike." This sense also tells the brain when a joint is stretching too far, warning us of injury. It is also responsible for warning us of positions that may injure us, too. For example, someone who has decreased proprioception, may be in danger of slips and falls, where the rest of us would sense the fall coming on and take action to correct it. Among the other many benefits of chiropractic, proprioception is improved as well. In fact, proprioception has a very close relationship to chiropractic. You see, every time you get adjusted the chiropractor is stimulating all of these joint sensors of which ever joint gets adjusted that visit. The adjustment is reestablishing vital connections between the spinal joints and the brain. The chiropractor is specially trained to recognize harmful motion patterns in joints, muscles, and soft tissue, and is able to apply forces to fix these harmful patterns. So, what makes the proprioceptive sense of the spine so important? Harmful motion patterns in the spine can and will lead to injury at some point. It could be a runner, or a golfer, or a desk worker. All of these activities are repetative, and could lead to little "bad habits" that the brain no longer picks up on, because they happen slowly over time. It is our job to find and release these motion patterns so that your body can accurately reposition overused parts protecting discs and delicate nervous system tissue. In addition, by stimulating proprioception, an athlete can take their performance to the next level. Under improved proprioception, an athlete would be able to run faster, jump higher, improve accuracy, all while protecting themselves from injury. By receiving regular chiropractic adjustments, you are essentially turning up the volume of the information sent to the brain from joints, muscles, and tendons. It may mean the difference between a serious spinal injury, falling and breaking a bone, or even improving a sports performance. Jared Van Wagner - Chiropractor 7550 Mission Hills Dr Suite 316 Naples, Florida (239) 775-6416 www.vanwagnerchiropractic.com

by Shelly Aristizabal of Business Women Connect

Q: How Can I Be Happy? A: We Only Need One Thing to Be Happy! Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, and even less about the way others think. As Charles Dickens once put it, “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.” Psychologists have long sought insights into how we perceive the world and what motivates our behavior, and they've made enormous strides in lifting that veil of mystery. Aside from providing fodder for stimulating cocktail-party conversations, some of the most famous psychological experiments of the past century reveal universal and often surprising truths about human nature.

The 75-year Harvard Grant study---one of the most comprehensive longitudinal studies ever conducted--followed 268 male Harvard undergraduates from the classes of 1938-1940 (now well into their 90s) for 75 years, regularly collecting data on various aspects of their lives. The universal conclusion? Love really is all that matters, at least when it comes to determining longterm happiness and life satisfaction. The study's longtime director, psychiatrist George Vaillant, told The Huffington Post that there are two pillars of happiness: "One is love. The other is finding a way of coping with life that does not push love away." For example, one participant began the study with the lowest rating for future stability of all the subjects and he had previously attempted suicide. But at the end of his life, he was one of the happiest. Why? As Vaillant explains, “He spent his life searching for love.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/18/20-psychological-studies-_n_4098779.html To learn more visit...www.shellyaristizabal.com/blog

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by Nicole Flothe What a fun busy week!! Thank you all that showed up and supported Austin in the Alaska State Fair parade!! Austin has such an amazing wonderful support group!! We worked hard building the float last night, then went and watched the fireworks. Today we had a blast in the parade with everybody.

OMG!! I just got off the phone call to see what the placements were in the parade. I'm so excited! Austin and all his friends from his 2nd grade class won 3rd overall in the Alaska State Fair Parade!! Woot! Woot....they got a 3rd place overall ribbon and $75 that we're going to use to celebrate with a pizza party with Austin's class!! When we get the ribbon and check in hand I'll post a picture. Thank you all for helping. Just went to Palmer City Hall and met Tom Healy-Acting City Manager. And Austin got awarded his Overall 3rd place ribbon for the Alaska State Fair!! We would like to Thank everyone for the support and helping us!! Love, Tina and Austin

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Austin and four of his class mates led the pledge of allegiance for their school through the intercom. Every morning school children, across the United States of America, place their hand across their chest, above their heart and, in unison, recite the Pledge. We all need to stay strong and stand by what we believe in!! Let's never forget 9/11 - Tina & Austin To learn more about Austin and his journey to recovery visit Facebook.com/austinervinhealing. He continues to progress with his nursing care, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, and schooling. We all thank you for your prayers, support, and belief in his recovery.


by Cheryl Flothe

Having problems sleeping at night? The Center for Disease Control says that half of U.S. adults sleep less than six hours per night. And kids are also getting less sleep. No wonder---people seem to have busier schedules these days: long commutes, sports and activities, more electronics in the home, less physical activity. Not getting enough sleep can wreak havoc with your health, mood, stress levels, and performance in daily activities. Here are some things you can do to increase your chances of getting a better night’s sleep: 1. Darken your room. Your body generates melatonin as you sleep and it requires darkness to produce. This hormone helps you sleep and fights disease. Electronic displays distract you if you wake up during the night, so turn your alarm clock around. And if you get up during the night use a flashlight, dim lamp, or night light---bright lights can keep you from going back to sleep. 2. Keep it cool. Try to keep your room 5-10 degrees lower than your normal daytime temperature. 3. Quiet! Noise can prevent you from getting to sleep and also wake you up in the middle of the night. Shutting your bedroom door, turning off the TV and music players, and using a white noise machine or fan are several ideas to cut down noise. Also, enforce quiet time in the house for family members who stay up late. 4. Limit drinking. Alcohol can help you go to sleep, but it also causes you to wake up in the middle of the night. Limit alcohol to one drink earlier in the evening. Caffeine drinks can also keep you awake, so limit those after dinner. Also, drinking too much water can force you to get up in the night. 5. Don’t eat heavy or spicy foods within a few hours of bedtime. If you’re hungry, eat a light carbohydrate rich snack such as small bowl of cereal with milk or a piece of toast. 6. Smoking affects sleep. Smokers don’t sleep as well as non-smokers. Smoking is a stimulant and your body will wake up more often expecting the stimulant boost. 7. Get some exercise. Regular exercise can improve sleep, so try to take walks or get as much vigorous exercise as you can. You can break up exercise into ten minute increments to get more in. 8. Pets & kids. 53% of adults who sleep with pets and 80% who sleep with kids have trouble sleeping. If possible, try to get them in their own beds. 9. Clean your room! A National Sleep Foundation study found people who make their beds, change their sheets regularly, and keep their rooms free of clutter sleep better. In fact, people with clean and fresh smelling sheets often feel excited about going to bed---some even go to bed early! 10. Get a comfortable mattress and pillows. The National Sleep Foundation also found what we all know---a comfortable mattress and pillows can make a big difference in your ability to get to sleep and stay asleep! They also recommend changing your mattress at least every seven years and your pillows every year. 11. Count sheep or read. Many of us have times when we can’t get to sleep. When your mind starts to dwell on stressful activities that are keeping you awake, sometimes repetitive recitations in your brain like counting, meditation, or prayer can help. If you can’t get back to sleep after 10-15 minutes, sometimes it’s better to get up and read quietly or write in a journal with a dim light---using your table, cell phone, or TV can keep you awake. 12. Get help! If none of these suggestions improve your sleep, try taking a melatonin supplement an hour or so before bedtime. When all else fails, contact your doctor. Your health depends on it!

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by Cheryl Flothe

What a special time of year to travel---crisp air, spectacular fall colors, and the Northern Lights at night. A few weeks ago we drove the thousand mile roundtrip from our home in Cooper Landing, AK to spend a few days at the cabin we helped a friend build on Quartz Lake near Delta, Alaska. We stopped for a few hours on the way to drive in to Denali National Park and Preserve, which was all decked out in its fall colors.

Bull moose in Denali National Park & Preserve.

Fall color display in Denali National Park.

Quartz Lake, in the Quartz Lake State Recreation Area, is popular for camping, boating, and fishing. The lake is stocked by the Alaska Department of Fish & Game and over 30,000 fish each year are caught there, in the summer and during the winter, when ice fishing is popular. In fact, ice huts are available to rent in mid-winter when the ice reaches 40â&#x20AC;? thick. And there are many private family cabins around the lake accessible by boat.

Quartz Lake is about 85 miles from Fairbanks.

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Nice fish caught by a tube-fishing friend.


We loaded our gear into the boat….and enjoyed the beautiful scenery on the way to the cabin across the lake.

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The water was calm---we’ve seen whitecaps before!

Swans stopped off at the lake on their way south.

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It was so relaxing at the cabin…and no cell phones!

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Gorgeous sunsets were a perfect ending to our days.

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September Apps by Nicole Flothe

Are You Ready For Some Football...With Your Tech?... by Beth Gatrell This weekend starts the College Football season with the NFL soon to follow. If you’re a fan, you will love using your tech to keep up-to-date on all the latest news and information. Watching games on TV is great, but when you’re not near a TV and with so many different games, you’re

September Apps: App developers continue to amaze me. There is always a new app on a daily basis. On Facebook I found a daily devotional app that a friend of mine was recommending, First 5. It's a great app that helps you set up your first five minutes in the morning reading a section of the bible before you start your day. I then check my new app QuotesTags that gives me great quotes I can repost online. Pop the Lock is a fun game that the kids are recently enjoying. DailyFit is a free app to provide exercises to stay in shape. Influenster is an app that shares ways you can leave your reviews and become influential on products. You might even get selected to receive free products. Sheets is useful when I want to create an excel file on my phone or review one that I've already created. The last app that I have for this month, and my newest one is kanvas. You can create stop motion and do fun drawings while sharing the quick videos online. Enjoy!

bound to miss something. By visiting The NCAA or The NFL you can obtain all the information you need including live scores, standings, player info, and even ways to watch any games not available in your area. You can also visit your favorite team’s website for up-to-the minute game scores, player stats, ways to listen and watch, and more---just like what’s available from the Florida Gators and Miami Dolphins. Various sites offer news, highlights, discussions, and more, including Bleacher Report, NFL, and Sports Illustrated. Have a little fun and set up your own college or professional Fantasy Football League at CBS Sports, ESPN, or NFL. Maybe even play a little game on Draft Kings. Many of the sites also have mobile apps available so you can keep up to date and even watch on the go. Don’t forget to run by “Into Tomorrow” where you can download our Free App to Ask Dave what the next play on the tech field will be.

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www.heartbeatmag.com, What's on my iPhone.


Featured Foundation

by Nicole Flothe

"Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." Mark Twain

Lighthouse of Collier Welcome to Lighthouse of Collier, Center for Blindness and Vision Loss. Can you see to read this? Imagine going blind or having any vision loss. Who helps you learn how to socialize, navigate, communicate, and feel safe in a sighted world? Who helps you cope and feel confident that you can live a productive life? Lighthouse of Collier, Inc., offers programs/services, at no charge, to help the blind and visually impaired become independent in Collier County. As the only Center for Blindness and Vision Loss in Collier County, Lighthouse of Collier helps the estimated 14,000* local children and adults become independent. Founded in 2009, Lighthouse of Collier, Inc., is established as a Florida Not For Profit, 501 (c) (3), Corporation. 100% of the funds raised stay in Collier County. The mission of Lighthouse of Collier is to promote the development, implementation, and on-going evaluation of programs and services which foster independence and enhance the quality of life for the blind, visually impaired, and their caregivers. *Statewide Assessment of Unmet Rehabilitation Needs of Florida Citizens who are Blind or Visually Impaired conducted by Mississippi State University January 2008

This attractive orange, yellow and blue Florida license plate depicts a symbolic lighthouse with the wording: “A State of Vision.” The distinctive design and positive message has proven to be popular with Florida motorists statewide. Statewide 5,000 of these special license plates have been purchased or renewed. When "A State of Vision” license plate is purchased or annually renewed, $25 goes to direct support services for blind and visually impaired Floridians! This is another way to support Lighthouse of Collier. Every “A State of Vision” license plate purchased or renewed in Collier County benefits Lighthouse of Collier, Inc. “A State of Vision” license plate can be purchased at your local tag agency, County Tax Collector’s office, or State Motor Vehicle office. You can purchase one anytime during the year without waiting until the month of your birth. Show your support for the blind/vision impaired of Collier County and get your “A State of Vision” license plate. To learn more about this foundation visit www.lighthouseofcollier.org.

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