Southwest Florida Direct Primary Care

Southwest Florida Direct Primary Care

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Timothy Blain, MD the owner of Southwest Florida Direct Primary Care with his wife, Meredith. Dr. Blain has been helping patients in the greater Englewood area since 2010. His practice is located next to Englewood Community Hospital. Please call 941-698-6363; visit SWFLDPC.com. Dr. Blain, how does DPC work and what…

East West College of Natural Medicine

East West College of Natural Medicine

Editor’s Note: Sherry Ingbritsen is the Director of Admissions and Career Services with the East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota. Please call 941-355-9080. Learn more at EWCollege.edu. What’s the mission of the college and what degree programs can students earn?Our mission is to serve students, employers, and their communities by providing our students…

Advanced Hearing Solutions

Dr. Noel Crosby with Advanced Hearing Solutions

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Dr. Noël Crosby, an Audiologist and owner of Advanced Hearing Solutions with her husband, Michael. Her offices are at 655 South Indiana Avenue in Englewood and the Boca Grande Clinic at 280 Park Avenue. Please call 941-474-8393. Learn more online at AdvancedHearingSolutions.net. Dr. Crosby was a 2020 recipient of our…

Freedom Boat Club

Nick Gosselin Introduces Freedom Boat Club

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Nick Gosselin, the Director of Marketing for Freedom Boat Club. Learn more online at FreedomBoatClub.com. You can sign up to join one of their 20 Southwest Florida clubs on their website or call 888-781-7363 to connect with a membership executive. Nick, please introduce your company?Freedom Boat Club is the world’s…

Fox photo by Mary Lundeberg

Florida’s Fascinating Red Fox

By Mary Lundeberg – Although not native to southwest Florida, the red fox has expanded its range from the panhandle across the state. They are resourceful in adapting to our changing environment and are a fascinating mammal to observe. Foxes are also skillful scavengers. They eat fruit, insects, frogs, eggs, rodents, small mammals, and even…

Daughter and Dad

Sam Cucchi Introduces Caddy Carts

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Samantha “Sam” Cucchi with Caddy Carts located at 12691 S. Tamiami Trail in North Port. Please call 941-474-4747. Learn more at Caddy-Carts.com. Sam, please introduce your company.Caddy Carts is a local family owned and operated full-service dealership that has been in business for more than 30 years. The team at…

Randy Moore

Randy Moore on Healthy Living

By Randy Moore, Publisher & Editor – Healthy living continues to be one of my top priorities. My early motivation stemmed from heart-related issues among older family members. Jogging 2-3 miles three times a week for 20 plus years also helped me manage stress.     In 2006, at age 51, I launched my Fitness Points Program.…

Kokokahn Pure Essential Oils

Essential Oils for Cold and Flu Season

By Traci Dalrymple – Essential oils support the immune and respiratory systems making them a great tool to help support your health during cold and flu season.  There are many oils that support the immune and respiratory systems. I will share my top three choices for both and ways to incorporate them into your daily…

Vasbinder Family

Gary Vasbinder with Real Bikes Englewood

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Gary Vasbinder, the owner of Real Bikes Englewood with his wife Melody. Their popular bike store is located at 445 South Indiana Ave. in the Englewood Square Plaza. Call 941-445-7325. Learn more at RealBikes.com. Gary, when did Real Bikes Englewood open and what are your main brands?We opened in November…

Photo by Anne Ford

Photographer Anne Ford of Englewood

​     Anne Ford splits her time between her home in Maine and her winter residence in Englewood. She usually departs for Florida in October and returns north in May. Anne enjoys spending time outdoors in both communities with a camera in hand to capture the spontaneous beauty of nature.     “Most of my photos feature colorful…