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    2017 Annual Walk Raises Awareness and Support for NAMI of Collier County

2017 Annual Walk Raises Awareness and Support for NAMI of Collier County

This community event, held on February 25, 2017 at Cambier Park in Naples, was once again filled with family fun, food, and entertainment. As Grand Marshall for this year’s NAMI Walk, Pete Earley added both his passion and energy for raising awareness to erase the stigma so often associated with mental illness in our society.

As a journalist and author of 11 nonfiction books, including four New York Times bestsellers, & six novels, Pete knows how to reach an audience. He is best known for his nonfiction book, CRAZY: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness, which was one of two finalists for […]

2015 Annual NAMI Walk Magic Continues

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Collier County successfully hosted their 13th annual Walk on Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Cambier Park in Naples. Nearly 600 proud supporters flooded the sunny park for the ‘The Magic is You’ themed event, which was able to raise an incredible total of nearly $100,000. Funds raised during the Walk go directly toward providing and maintaining NAMI’s programs and services.

Grand Marshall, Krista Fogelsong of ABC7, delivered a message of hope, help, and healing to the eager crowd before cutting the ceremonial ribbon to signal the start of the 2.5-mile Walk. Supporters […]