Mike Levine

Mike Levine with Home Instead Senior Care

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Mike Levine, the franchise owner of Home Instead Senior Care in Venice. Mike was recognized with our Venice Lifetime Achievement Award last year. His business also received the Health Care Business of the Year Award from the Venice Chamber of Commerce. Please call 941-375-8400 or visit HomeInstead.com/729. Mike, please introduce…

Reid Family

Kim Nicol with Reid’s Nutrition Center

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Kim Nicol, one of the owners of Reid’s Nutrition Center in Englewood. Kim and her sisters continue the legacy of their beloved Mother, Lee Reid, in providing health products and helpful information. Lee was the inaugural recipient of our Englewood Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. We renamed the award in…

Reisinger Family

Luminary Dermatology Covers the Region

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Elizabeth Reisinger, DO about her dermatology practice supporting patients throughout Venice and North Port. Dr. Reisinger is a Board-Certified Dermatologist with 20 plus years of experience in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Please call 941-926-6553. Learn more at LuminaryDermatology.com. Dr. Reisinger, please introduce your practice and areas of expertise.I’m part of…

Aquatic Therapy

Freedom Rehab Aquatic Therapy

Editor’s Note:  We spoke with Registered and Licensed Occupational Therapist Brenda VanSalisbury about Aquatic Therapy. Brenda owns Freedom Rehab Aquatic Therapy and Balance Center located at 17162 Toledo Blade Blvd. in Port Charlotte. Please call 941-400-1505. Learn more online at FreedomRehabAquaticTherapy.com. What is Aquatic Therapy? Aquatic therapy is water-based physical rehabilitation that can strengthen your body’s…

Alzheimer's Home Therapy

Alzheimer’s Home Therapy Program

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Matthew Call, the owner of Alzheimer’s Home Therapy based in Englewood. Matthew is the author of Aging in Place with Alzheimer’s: A Mind & Body Exercise Program. He developed his program in New Hampshire while working with leading hospitals and healthcare professionals. Please call 941-208-5489. Learn more online at AlzHomeTherapy.com.…

Realtor Erin Halstead

Introducing Local Realtor Erin Halstead

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Erin Halstead, a professional realtor with Michael Saunders & Company based in Englewood, Florida. Please call 941-270-0539 or visit ErinHalstead.com. Erin, please share information about your local roots and some of your civic positions?I grew up in Englewood, and my husband and I raised our family here. I’m passionate about…

Dr. George Rozelle

Dr. George Rozelle Explains Biofeedback

Editor’s Note: We spoke with George Rozelle, PhD with the MindSpa Integrative Wellness Center in Sarasota on Bee Ridge Road near I-75. George is a licensed and certified psychologist and neurotherapist who opened MindSpa in 2004. Please call 941-378-9959; visit MindSpaSarasota.com. Dr. Rozelle, what is biofeedback and how does it help patients?Biofeedback is a process…


Meet Photographer Shane Fowler

     Shane Fowler has many interests including surfing, biking, skateboarding, and fun times with his wife of 20 years, Sara, and their four children, ages 10 to 16. The resident of St. Johns, located between Jacksonville and St. Augustine, also enjoys traveling around Florida to take photos. One of his favorite destinations is Boca Grande.     …

Beth Harrison, standing, and Liz Rigney

Congrats Englewood Community Care Clinic

     Englewood Community Care Clinic, Inc. (ECCC) is being honored with our Englewood Spirit Award. The nonprofit medical clinic provides no-cost medical services to the under-served residents of Englewood and surrounding communities. They are helping to fill a void in the local healthcare system where one in four area residents lack health insurance. More than…

Yevette Sutter, RN, CCT

Yevette Sutter, RN Explains Thermography

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Yevette Sutter, RN, CCT, with Sandhill Medical Thermography located at the Sandhill Healing Center in Port Charlotte at 24901 Sandhill Blvd. Call 941-235-8929 and learn more at SHH.ABMP.com. Yevette, what is Medical Thermography?It’s a proven screening and detection tool for revealing the effects of inflammation and inflammatory processes. The inflammation…